These days, we get some same feedback saying during setup Ford VCM IDS V76 JLR V127, many of our customers will be asked to update VCM software, as the following picture shows:
1. Our VCM Update includes software update and firmware update
2. Software update:
We will provide you the latest software stored in CD or download link for you to download and setup.
3. Firmware update:
Let's begin with IDS(Ford and Mazda) update: firstly, enter IDS(Ford and Mazda),secondly open the folder stored with update software; thirdly close IDS software; then run IDSPatch.exe in the IDS-License Software; finally, it tells update ok, click exit.
4. Firstly charge Ford VCM main head, secondly connect Ford VCM with your computer, thirdly open the software, it will ask you to update, click "update", then click "OK".
5. Convert service to JLR (Jaguar & Land Rover); secondly close JLR software; thirdly open the folder stored with update software to run JLR License.EXE in the JLR-License Software; finally, update ok, click exit.
Have to update VCM?
Free download: Ford VCM update software Hardware Version 13.05
In the following parts, I make a conclusion about Ford IDS VCM frequently asked questions in the terms of compatible car models, version, update, language, installation, and whether Ford VCM IDS supports making keys.
Ford IDS VCM compatible car models:
Both Ford IDS VCM V76 and V75 work with Ford, Mazda, Jaguar and Landrover, VCM V75 works with ford and Mazda up to 2010 year, and works with landrover and rang rover from 2006-2010 year; VCM V76 works with both old and new ford and Mazda cars models,and works with landrover and rang rover from 2005-2010 year
Ford IDS VCM version:
Carsets is available with two kinds version Ford IDS VCM, one kind is Ford IDS V75 and Jaguar & Landrover V121; another kind is Ford & Mazda IDS V76 and Jaguar & Land Rover V128
VCM IDS update way:
Question: "I'm stuck on the VCM software update. It will begin the process but get stuck on "Checking File version" and never finish. I need help ASAP."
Answer: Ford Rotunda Dealer IDS VCM V75 does not support update; while Ford Rotunda Dealer IDS VCM V76 support update, our customers will be supplied with a link address, to use this link our customers will be able to update IDS VCM.
VCM rotunda language:
Both VCM rotunda V76 and V75 is available with the following language: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Netherlands, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Slovak
VCM rotunda installation:
IDS Check :http://diagnosticdelivery.com/IDSCentral/
JLR Check: http://www.nsapp.fordtechservice.dealerconnection.com/vdirs/wds/IDS_WebInstall/IDS-76.exe
Whether Ford VCM IDS supports making keys?
Ford VCM supports programming key for Ford & Mazda, when programming keys, it asks incode with outcode, then our customers have to buy an additional Ford Outcode/Incode Calculator to calculate incode as the following picture showed: