Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

How to use the NCS Expert to change the VO on a BMW? Learn how to use the NCS Expert by following the procedures below. This guide will show you how to use NCS Expert to change VO on a BMW. These instructions are based on a BMW E65, but the same procedure can be applied to other BMW models.

What you will need

NCS Expert BMW Coding Software Download

NCS Expert program and coding guide

Instructions

Before NCS can be used, a Profile must be loaded.

Select File/Load Profile from the top menu bar.

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

Select “Expert mode” the OK

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

Once a profile is loaded, the bottom buttons become selectable.

Select “F1” to read vehicle data first.

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

Select F3 to read FA from ECU.

This needs to be done before any coding can be performed.

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

Select the model you are working with.

For this example, “E65.”

Select “OK”

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

Choose the ECU to read the Vehicle Order from.

Here I select it from “CAS,” then click the “OK” button.

Then the vehicle information will show, including VIN and VO.

Select “F2” to modify VO

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

Select the model you are working with

For this example, “E65”, then click “OK” to continue.

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

Verify the VIN is correct

Note: The last digit is a checksum, and select “OK.”

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

Enter SA or Service code, then select “Add.”

Enter FA, SA code must begin with $

Service Codes must begin with +

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

For example, enter “$655”, select “Add.”

Scroll down to check

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

For example, enter “+EVER,” select “Add.”

And scroll down to check, then click “OK.”

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

After you have successfully changed the VO, you will see this screen.

Select F6 (Back)

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

Select F4 to process ECU

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

Select “CAS,” then click “OK” to continue

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

Select F2 to change job

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Select “FA_WRITE”

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

Verify Jobname is “FA_WRITE,” and CAS is ECU selected.

Select F3,execute job.

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Select F1, change ECU to select LM.

This will ensure that new VO is written into CAS and LM.

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Select “LMA,” click “OK” to continue

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

Verify Jobname is “FA_WRITE,” and LMA is ECU selected.

Then select F3 to execute the job.

Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert

That’s it. You are done.

We hope you find the Change VO on a BMW with NCS Expert guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your BMW.

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