How to update Kess v3.099 to Kess v5.028
Kess v2 version 3.099 to 5.028 update tutorial - This topic is for information and educational purpose only.
(Big thanks to kitnoos2002 )
Pics from Russian KESS 5.028.
Kess 5.028 from 16pin.
I reworked the SD card on a genuine Sandisk Ultra.
PCB is good.
I have already changed SD card with a Sandisk.
I will change some transistors PD with A6C.
I will change all China capacitors with Panasonic capacitors.
I think buzzer is useless but I have a spare buzzer
Kess 5.028 PCB naked VS reworked :
Examples of genuine parts VS Kess clone parts :
I advise to rework it like all China Kess.
I have not tested Virtual Read.
Some people have suddenly had their SD card
You can make a backup with the software "ImageUSB"
If at insertion the computer
Note that, 16pin just updates Chinese Kess v3.099 to v5.028 but they are not reworked.
I continue to make my interface more reliable with
Works perfectly and without USB dongle.
The benefits are many checksums and bugs corrected.
But 5.028 +
(I have not personally tested unlock PCR 2.1 through OBD).
4.036 good china clone is confirmed to be able
5.017 + Ksuite 2.47 should have good luck with PCR 2.1 unlock
Kess v2 unlocks PCR 2.1 details: http://blog.obdexpress.co.uk/2018/11/12/how-to-obd-unlock-simos-pcr-2-1-with-kess-v2/