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Europe Ford Focus Mileage Programming after Replacement by Launch X431

This article show a guide on how to use Launch X431 to program mileage for Europe Ford Focus after instrument cluster replacement. This function is only necessary on newly installed instrument clusters.

 

The attention of the two points :

A,It is not possible to overwrite a value lower than the mileage.

B,If the odometer write failed, you can try again.

 

Procedures:

Diagnose:Select”Calling system”menu.

 

Wait for 1 minutes. Then the Vehicles Specification screen displays.

 

Select”ICM”menu

 

Enter Odometer Write functions in the “SPECIAL FUNCTION” menu

 

When selecting “Odometer Write”, it will display as below show.

 

It can only enter a value higher than actual mileage.(Now Mileage:34531Miles)

 

If you enter a value lower than actual mileage,it show as below

 

Press ok to reenter

 

when you enter a correct data, it will show as below

 

Press ok to Complete.

 

Done!


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How to Use Ford VCM II Scan tool to Read and Clear Mondeo DTCs?

There have some customers dont know how to read & clear mondeo DTCs with our ford vcm ii , please check the steps as following :
Open IDS software
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Select “Start New Session”-> “All other”

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Establishing communication to PCM

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Select vehicle specification

Confirm the vehicle is fitted with a monochrome navigation system or not

Select “No” and click the “tick”

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Confirm the vehicle info, if it’s correct, click “YES”

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Read VIN automatically

Click the “tick” in the right corner

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Select “Self Test”->“All CMDTCs”
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Reading Continuous DTCs

Click the mark in the right corner

Confirm “You are about to clear DTC (s) and any information associated with these DTC (s). Select Tick to clear or X to cancel.”

Click “Tick” to clear

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Ford VCM II IDS clears DTCs successfully

Select “Tick” to exit IDS software
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Finished