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by FORScan
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:54 am
Forum: Diagnostics and Maintenance using FORScan
Topic: PATS programming questions and answers
Replies: 7
Views: 5037

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: 5037

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: 5037

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: 5037

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: 5037

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’...
by FORScan
Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:48 am
Forum: Diagnostics and Maintenance using FORScan
Topic: PATS programming questions and answers
Replies: 7
Views: 5037

1. I have replaced instrument cluster that is a primary PATS module on my car. Now I’m trying to program 2 keys to th...

Q: I have replaced instrument cluster that is a primary PATS module on my car. Now I’m trying to program 2 keys to the cluster. First key has been programmed successfully, but second one is not. If I try to swap the programming order and program the second key in the first order, it will be program...
by FORScan
Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:47 am
Forum: Diagnostics and Maintenance using FORScan
Topic: PATS programming questions and answers
Replies: 7
Views: 5037

PATS programming questions and answers

This article has been created based on results of FORScan support team work since 2015, in Question-Answer format. 1. I have replaced instrument cluster that is a primary PATS module on my car. Now I’m trying to program 2 keys to the cluster. First key has been programmed successfully, but second on...
by FORScan
Fri Feb 26, 2021 1:32 am
Forum: Configuration and Programming
Topic: How to manage module configuration in FORScan
Replies: 6
Views: 13344

4.2 FORScan function Module Configuration

This function was designed specially to perform an aftermarket edit of the module configuration. It provides available parameters in a human friendly form (FORScan users have called it “easy mode” ): /images/articles/ModuleConfigurationHuman.jpg The workspace contains available parameters and their...
by FORScan
Thu Feb 25, 2021 1:44 pm
Forum: Configuration and Programming
Topic: How to manage module configuration in FORScan
Replies: 6
Views: 13344

4.1. FORScan function Module Configuration (As Built format)

This picture shows how the function looks in FORScan: /images/articles/ModuleConfigurationABD.jpg The workspace is splitted by blocks in As Built format. Every block has 2 action buttons: Restore and Write. The Restore button does reset the block to the initial value, no matter on the changes. Writ...
by FORScan
Thu Feb 25, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Configuration and Programming
Topic: How to manage module configuration in FORScan
Replies: 6
Views: 13344

4. Manage module configuration

The following operations can be performed with module configuration: Load (import) configuration to modules . FORScan supports both .AB files and files in its own .ABT format. Backup (export) configuration from modules . This ability is missing in dealership scanner, so FORScan exports module confi...