An Introduction to ELM327 USB Modified for Ford
Our modified ELM327 USB device is a high-performance OBD2 USB adapter equipped with ELM327-compatible interface and MS-CAN/HS-CAN switch. It is capable of bus speeds from 19200 baud to 500000 baud, default speed for ELM327 is 38400 baud. It is an easy-to-use OBD2 adapter that allows access to all modules, such as the engine, gearbox, ABS, Airbag, climate control etc. It's compatible with all Ford and Mazda car and light truck models since 1996. It also supports the following US models: Focus, Mondeo/Fusion, Kuga, S-Max, C-Max, Transit, Ranger, F150 etc.
OUR ELM327 USB MODIFIED DEVICES USE MOSTLY FTDI VCP BRIDGE:
Driver Installation Guide: https://ohptools.com/pages/ford#Guide
Device drivers for ELM327 USB device:
FTDI VCP: http://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/VCP.htm
Driver installation manuals: http://www.ftdichip.com/Support/Documents/InstallGuides.htm
COMPATIBLE FORD SOFTWARE:
Forscan works on most Ford vehicles up most recent ones. DTC reading-erasing, service procedures, injector coding, DPF force regeneration and lot more. And it is FREE. Works on all Windows versions and some other operating systems as well. The software is updated often, new features added several times a month!
Please visit software developer website for details: http://forscan.org/index.html
Download here: http://forscan.org/download.html
This software is for all Ford / Mazda /Lincoln vehicles diagnostics plus lots of different service features and supports many different languages. Very very powerful software, and it’s completely free. Please note that there something called as an Extended Licence, which will unlock full software functionality. As of right now, this is free for everybody. All you need to do is register at Forscan forum. Once you have been approved by admin, you can log in and will gain access to Extended Licence generator and can generate your own license. More about it here: http://forscan.org/forum/extlic.php
ELMconfig is FREE software. Mostly used for modules configuration and activations, adaptations etc. If you want to activate cruise control or switch on Autolock at a certain speed – this software is for you.
You cannot read and erase error codes with this software. This software is used for configuring many ECU parameters. Very powerful software but a limited number of supported vehicles.
* Focus II / C-Max / Kuga
* Mondeo IV / S-Max / Galaxy
Newest version directly from the developer can be downloaded here: http://civil.iffc.ru/ELMConfig/
Occasionally you may encounter some errors related to Windows registry. This has nothing to do with software but is about missing files in your computer.
Check out our blog on how to deal with several “missing file” errors while launching ELMconfig for more information.
FoCCCus is completely FREE. Similar functionality to ELMconfig but developed for Ford Focus III.
Newest version directly from the developer can be downloaded here: http://ford.xtlt.ru/FoCCCus/
You cannot read and erase error codes with this software. It does mostly same stuff as ELMconfig but has a different selection of vehicles. Do not use this software if you are not sure what you are doing.
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