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by dstirrup
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Adapters & Connection
Topic: pats programing
Replies: 2
Views: 637

Re: pats programing

You need a separate Ford Incode/Outcode calculator program.

What happens is that IDS will challenge you with an OUT code for secure operations. You put that code into the program and it presents an IN code as in the code to put into IDS as a reply.
by dstirrup
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Adapters & Connection
Topic: Does anyone know what adapters work with Ford IDS software?
Replies: 4
Views: 2777

Re: Does anyone know what adapters work with Ford IDS softwa

Not sure what reason you would have a Red Flag re a China clone as they look identical. Yes there are real quality issues (some are outright total BS garbage) and I had one die from years ago. So being an electronics technician I have done some looking around research and I have had a good run with ...
by dstirrup
Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Adapters & Connection
Topic: Where to buy a compatible adapter?
Replies: 135
Views: 175052

Re: Where to buy a compatible adapter?

I am somewhat surprised that there is such a volume of discussion of complaints about compatibility when there is such a simple solution. I bought the real chips from ELM and replaced the junk chinese chips in 2 of the adaptors. They get their royalty, I get a real ELM327 and the chinese provide a n...