Ford VCM3

$1,499.00

Vehicle Communication Module 3 (VCM3)

The VCM3 communicates with Ford and Lincoln vehicles via the 16-pin diagnostic link. This device is the core of vehicle diagnostics. An IDS software license subscription (sold separately) provides access to the software which uses the VCM3 hardware to perform vehicle diagnostics.

Ford Diagnostic Software

The IDS and FDRS software is the only software that provides complete diagnostic coverage, including module programming and key programming of 1996 to current and future Ford and Lincoln vehicles. The IDS/FDRS will operate on PC platforms meeting the minimum specifications and having a valid software license subscription. IDS/FDRS software license subscriptions are available online at the PTS, Ford Fleet, or Motorcraft service website.

Vehicle Communication Module 3 (VCM3)

The VCM3 communicates with Ford and Lincoln vehicles via the 16-pin diagnostic link. This device is the core of vehicle diagnostics. An IDS software license subscription (sold separately) provides access to the software which uses the VCM3 hardware to perform vehicle diagnostics.

Kit includes:

  • VCM3
  • DLC cable
  • Heavy duty USB cable
  • Wireless adapter
  • The VCM3 will operate as a Customer Flight Recorder (CFR) with an optional pendant cable 164-R9806 to replace the functionality of the Vehicle Data Recorder (VDR)
  • Includes enhanced 802.11n wireless that minimizes dependencies on service department wireless infrastructure
  • Wireless functionality preferred for all IDS functions including module reprogramming. USB wired connections are only required to update the VCM3 loaded code firmware and to set up the VCM3 to function as a Customer Flight Recorder (CFR)

SoftwareLicense Purchase and Product Support Additional resources including software license purchase, software download, user’s manuals, troubleshooting guides, system requirements, support and more are available by accessing the customer resource pages shown below.

https://www.motorcraftservice.com/Home/SetCountry?returnUrl=%2Fdiagnostic%2FSupport

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