Find Compatible As-Built Codes for your Ford Vehicle using the As-Built Explorer Software
A number of Ford vehicles share the same as-built data. If you are looking for vehicle models that share the similar as-built codes as your vehicle, you can use the As-Built Explorer software created by Jesse Yeager. This handy tool allows you to compare, explore, and analyze numerous as-built data of various vehicle models. It can compare single *.AB format for Ford/Motorcraft with multiple *.ABT format files for FORScan As-Built data, along with the UCDS type of files. It also allows you to export to *.AB format and to the UCDS *.XML format. The tool is compatible with Ford as well as Lincoln and Mazda vehicles.
To search for similar as-built codes, you will need first to get the VIN numbers of the vehicle models you want to compare with. Then use these VIN numbers to search and download their As-Built *.AB format, *.ABT format, or UCDS format files. You can look for these data from FORScan.org forum and other related forums.
Once you got the As-built data that you need, you can now run them with the As-Built Explorer software. You can download the free software here.
The tool works best with FORScan if you wish to apply modifications to your vehicle. To make such changes you will need a reliable FORScan adapter to do the trick. Below are our featured OBD2 adapters that work flawlessly with FORScan.
Note: For FORScan coding modifications, we recommend using the OBD2 USB adapter for it provides a more stable connection.