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by FORScan
Wed Sep 01, 2021 4:35 am
Forum: Beta testing
Topic: How to update module firmware with FORScan
Replies: 20
Views: 41570

4.1. Troubleshooting: Firmware has not been uploaded

If firmware uploading process fails for some reason, and it happened after flash has been erased, it will most likely lead to "bricked" module. The log may look like illustrated on the Figure 4a: /images/articles/mfu/FMFU_program_log_error_1.jpg Picture 4a. FMFU interrupted on uploading f...
by FORScan
Wed Sep 01, 2021 3:38 am
Forum: Beta testing
Topic: How to update module firmware with FORScan
Replies: 20
Views: 41570

3.6. Programming Guide: Firmware update process

General firwmare update process workflow is: 1. Make preparations , make all connections, connect FORScan to the car. 2. Go to Configuration and Programming section and run "Module firmware update function" for the selected module. 3. Select programming mode and choose required firmware, ...
by FORScan
Tue Aug 31, 2021 11:41 pm
Forum: Beta testing
Topic: How to update module firmware with FORScan
Replies: 20
Views: 41570

3.5. Programming Guide: Current firmware backup

At this moment FORScan cannot read existing firmware from the module flash memory (this feature may appear in the future). So the only way to backup current firmware is to download their files. With current version of FORScan it can be done in two ways: 1. In available mode by selecting the same as...
by FORScan
Tue Aug 31, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: Beta testing
Topic: How to update module firmware with FORScan
Replies: 20
Views: 41570

3.4. Programming Guide: Firmware database

Firmware database in FORScan is the most complex stuff: it contains information about firmware, their inheritance and compatibility. Information about firmware is collected from different sources that are mostly incomplete and not always reliable. This is why FORScan may have no firmware informatio...
by FORScan
Fri Aug 27, 2021 5:15 am
Forum: Beta testing
Topic: How to update module firmware with FORScan
Replies: 20
Views: 41570

3.3. Programming Guide: Application and adapter settings

Picture 3 shows FORScan connection settings that are important for FMFU: /images/articles/mfu/FMFU_settings.jpg Picture 3b. FORScan important settings These settings are: If the adapter you use has FTDI USB-UART chip, it is recommended to use FTDI connection type instead of COM Auto-increase settin...
by FORScan
Fri Aug 27, 2021 5:12 am
Forum: Beta testing
Topic: How to update module firmware with FORScan
Replies: 20
Views: 41570

3.2. Programming Guide: Programming time

Performance of the programming process depends on a lot of factors. But first of all, it depends on adapter’s performance and functionality. Critical parameter is support of ISO15765 in the adapter. If adapters implements full ISO15765 support (we call it "hardware ISO15765"), it is 4-5 t...
by FORScan
Fri Aug 27, 2021 3:37 am
Forum: Beta testing
Topic: How to update module firmware with FORScan
Replies: 20
Views: 41570

3.1. Programming Guide: Preparation

Before start programming, you have to prepare your car, your equipment and yourself. Prepare yourself First of all, everyone who uses FMFU must be ready for any trouble. The process itself is complex, risky, not always predictable and designed by Ford to be used by trained specialists and not vehic...
by FORScan
Fri Aug 27, 2021 2:50 am
Forum: Beta testing
Topic: How to update module firmware with FORScan
Replies: 20
Views: 41570

2.4. MFU in FORScan: Buttons pane

The pane has three buttons: Download The download button runs process of firmware files downloading. Only files marked with red square are tried to download. FORScan first tries to download it from Motorcraft site (https://www.fordtechservice.dealerconnection.com/vdirs/wds/PCMReprogram/DSFM_PCMRepr...
by FORScan
Fri Aug 27, 2021 1:29 am
Forum: Beta testing
Topic: How to update module firmware with FORScan
Replies: 20
Views: 41570

2.3. MFU in FORScan: Options pane

Options pane represents 3 options: 1. Force program unchanged firmware. FMFU procedure was designed to be as much flexible as possible. It means, in particular, that firmware files can be uploaded separately. So user can upload, for example, only Configuration or Calibration and upload not Strategy...
by FORScan
Thu Aug 26, 2021 3:53 am
Forum: Configuration and Programming
Topic: Ford Focus MK3 (EU) 2015 TPMS options in BCMii
Replies: 3
Views: 889

Re: Ford Focus MK3 (EU) 2015 TPMS options in BCMii

If I have a problem with any wheel, low pressure problem, I get an message on the screed like "Check wheels pressure" or something like that. A simple, generic warning message. Are we correct you get no DTC in case of low pressure, right? Is there any way to change that generic message to...