In this guide, I 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
Before NCS can be used a Profile must be loaded.
Select File/Load Profile from top menu bar.
Select “Expertmode” the OK
Once a profile is loaded the bottom buttons become selectable
Select “F1” to read vehicle data first.
Select F3 to read FA from ECU.
This needs to be done before any coding can be performed.
Select the model you care working with.
For this example “E65”
Choose the ECU to read the Vehicle Order from.
Here i select it from “CAS”,then click “OK” button
Then the vehicle information will show,include VIN and VO
Select “F2” to modify VO
Select the model you are working with
For this example “E65”,then click “OK” to continue
Verify the the VIN is correct
Note:Last digit is a checksum,and select “OK”
Enter SA or Service code ,then select “Add”
Enter FA,SA code must begin with $
Service Codes must begin with +
Example enter “$655”,select “Add”
Scroll down to check
Example enter “+EVER”,select “Add”
And scroll down to check,then click “OK”
After you have successfully,changed the VO you will see this screen
Select F6 (Back)
Select F4 to process ECU
Select “CAS”,then click “OK” to continue
Select F2 to change job
Verify Jobname is “FA_WRITE” and CAS is ECU selected
Select F3,execute job
Select F1,change ECU to select LM
This will ensure that new VO is written into CAS and LM
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 job.
That's it. You are done.