Ford VCM2 Firmware Downgrade (customer solution)
Recently，OBDexpress has received some question about Ford VCM2 firmware downgrade
Here you are:
I just get VCM2 and
How to do?a
Customer solutions from the MH forum:
Press and hold reset button after that insert
If it does not
Try to use this Ford VCM II Software setup v22.214.171.124. I have Chinese clone Ford VCM II and working with Ford IDS v86, Mazda IDS v91 and with JLR SDD v138 with this software setup too. My VCM have no problem with update downgrade I had installed Ford IDS v95 after that v86 and no problem update downgrade. When I installed JLR SDD v138 I had to update VCM to this version and after that was not functional with Ford IDS v86 after installing this setup was all functional.
Ford VCM II v126.96.36.199:
(RUN v188.8.131.52 on a computer without any IDS or SDD
Start VCI Manager and press update /start
you can do this without press the button on
When I want
I am using V94, and I was told I need OSCH VCI MAMAGER184.108.40.206, NOT 220.127.116.11
TizWazsaid, “IF YOU ARE USING VERSION 94, YOU WILL HAVE
YOU NEED 18.104.22.168
you need to press the reset button on the vcmII WHILE CONNECTED TO 12V, then when you see all lights flash at once on the
BUTTONS IN VCI
to install MAZDA IDS With ford VCMII”
I downgrade my vcm2 firmware to work with Ford IDS v86, and now ford is ok for me.
I followed a youtube video and I installed (on free IDS PC) Mazda IDS v88 (because I
When start Mazda IDS also told me that must
Note: the version software is
you use the SAME one across all JLR, MAZDA, FORD.
IF ORIGINAL VCMII YOU CAN USE 22.214.171.124
If clone Ford VCMII, USEthat etas version for your FORD, MAZDA, and JLR
Enjoy and good luck!
(BIG THANKS to laco210 and TizWaz)