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by FORScan
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Diagnostics and Maintenance using FORScan
Topic: PATS programming for Mazda RX-8 with Smart Key system and RKE module
Replies: 0
Views: 724

PATS programming for Mazda RX-8 with Smart Key system and RKE module

The article is actual for Mazda cars that have Smart Key system. This video explains what it is and how it works. The issue was explored on Mazda RX-8 US 2008, but it is actual for any RX-8 for US or Japan market produced between 2003 and 2010, and Mazda 8/MPV produced between 2006 and 2013. We hav...
by FORScan
Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:42 am
Forum: Адаптеры и подключение
Topic: Компания Vgate ищет надежных ритейлеров в России и СНГ для распространения своей продукции
Replies: 0
Views: 735

Компания Vgate ищет надежных ритейлеров в России и СНГ для распространения своей продукции

Известная китайская компания Vgate выпустила линейку адаптеров vLinker FD BT/BLE/WiFi специально для FORScan. К запуску продаж готовится vLinker FS c USB интерфейсом. Серия vLinker - относительно недорогие, но весьма продвинутые, быстрые и надежные устройства, идеально подходящие для российского пол...
by FORScan
Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: Adapters & Connection
Topic: Attention! Wrongful and unfair supppliers sell “FORScan” and “FORScan Pro” adapters
Replies: 8
Views: 10747

Re: Attention! Wrongful and unfair supppliers sell “FORScan” and “FORScan Pro” adapters

I see this is being sold on the Wish site. I don't think anyone in the UK would be considering buying one of these at £40. That is way too expensive for an ELM327.
Well, we receive requests and complaints to support every day from people who've purchased it.
by FORScan
Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Configuration and Programming
Topic: PATS CANNOT PROGRAM MORE THAN ONE KEY 2001 focus
Replies: 5
Views: 445

Re: PATS CANNOT PROGRAM MORE THAN ONE KEY 2001 focus

There are 2 possible problems, both explained in our PATS FAQ, this:

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=17250#p60145

and this:

viewtopic.php?p=60147#p60147
by FORScan
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:55 am
Forum: Diagnostics and Maintenance using FORScan
Topic: PATS programming questions and answers
Replies: 7
Views: 2977

7. Why doesn’t FORScan have PATS programming function for American models after 2015 model year?

Q. Why doesn’t FORScan have PATS programming function for American models after 2015 model year? A. Ford models for domestic market historically used timed access to PATS. But on the next change of generations that happened in 2013-2015 (depends on platform) the concept was changed and now PATS in ...
by FORScan
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:54 am
Forum: Diagnostics and Maintenance using FORScan
Topic: PATS programming questions and answers
Replies: 7
Views: 2977

6. Why doesn’t FORScan have PATS programming function for European models after 2010-2011 model years?

Q. Why doesn’t FORScan have PATS programming function for European models after 2010-2011 model years? A. Ford models for EU market used coded access to PATS. Old models prior to 2011 used so-called "old" coded method, outcode/incode calculator for it is available in public access. Newer ...
by FORScan
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:18 am
Forum: Diagnostics and Maintenance using FORScan
Topic: PATS programming questions and answers
Replies: 7
Views: 2977

5. What are TIMED and CODED methods to access PATS? Where and how are they used?

Q. What are TIMED and CODED methods to access PATS? Where and how are they used? A. Diagnostic equipment has to gain a special security access to the PATS for programming. There are 2 security access methods: CODED and TIMED. Coded method uses classic seed-key scheme: PATS module generates special ...
by FORScan
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:07 am
Forum: Diagnostics and Maintenance using FORScan
Topic: PATS programming questions and answers
Replies: 7
Views: 2977

4. What is the “Module Initialization” function, why and when do we need it?

Q. What is the “Module Initialization” function, why and when do we need it? A. Module initialization function is required for the vehicles that have distributed PATS, so two or more modules (ECUs) are involved into the vehicle security. One of modules is "primary" one that stores keys an...
by FORScan
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:01 am
Forum: Diagnostics and Maintenance using FORScan
Topic: PATS programming questions and answers
Replies: 7
Views: 2977

3. I have purchased a clone key on Amazon (EBay, AliExpress). The key throws “right” error (B1601, B10D7:51) that ind...

Q. I have purchased a clone key on Amazon (EBay, AliExpress). The key throws “right” error (B1601, B10D7:51) that indicates PATS can see the transponder. But FORScan is unable to program it. What may be wrong? A: This is quite popular problem with non-genuine keys which are often simply not compati...
by FORScan
Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:52 am
Forum: Diagnostics and Maintenance using FORScan
Topic: PATS programming questions and answers
Replies: 7
Views: 2977

2. I have erased all known keys from PATS memory and need to program 2 keys now, but I have only 1 key in hands. I h...

Q. I have erased all known keys from PATS memory and need to program 2 keys now, but I have only 1 key in hands. I have borrowed such a key from my friend, to complete to programming and then return the key back. I have successfully programmed 2 keys and run my engine. But the key I borrowed doesn’...