Coding M modules in a non M car

aus335iguy

Captain
Nov 18, 2017
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Hi All
There are a number of you who are trying to access m3 and 1m modules in BMW standard tools and thats an issue as they aren't showing up
from this thread here
Ok mate, got your vin.
So exactly like this.

1. Load ncs and in your vehicle order under either cas or nfrm you will see an entry for exactly "*KG13" IGNORE the quotes, include the star. Delete this entry and add "*PM92" in its place.

2. Code Only the VO to either cas or nfrm, no need to do both, just VO not the modules themself. In fact it best practice to only ever play in one so you always have the other for backup.

3. Close and reopen ncs through the same module you changed the vo with. Now you should see M3DSC in the list which you select and default code with. DO NOT code any other modules while connected with PM92 (which is euro e92 m3 spec) without thinking first. This will put the correct encoding data onto the m3 dsc unit and allow you to encode the szl and run dsc valves.

4. When done change you vo back to whay it was to avoid forgetting and accidentally coding the wrong data to the wrong module, it can happen.

Does that make sense at all ?
Derik,
Thats your vehicle type code and when updated in your vehicle order to the pm92 which is an m3 code, ncs will think you have an m3 and allow you to select modules which are specific to that type code, for example m3dsc who's coding options are difference to dsc.

Basically you were asking ncs to take coding data for a 335 dsc and placing it on an m3dsc. This method tricks ncs into thinking your actually an m3 and allows you access to read and write the m3dsc.

By the way in the list of modules, e.g. KOMBI, CAS etc, it's actually titled M3DSC
Not DSC as is your vehicle type.

In other words - if youre in North America and adding a 1M DSC then you need to locate that particular vehicle code
In @dyezaks case he used PM92 as thats M3

GOOD LUCK ALL !
@Begood69 @RSL
 

derekgates

Sergeant
Feb 23, 2018
272
NW FL
Awesome thread, thank you for starting this. I feel like some of the M3 swap stuff should be separated into relevant content threads cause it's hard to tell what works for all vs. the specific module problems?
 

Begood69

Specialist
Nov 13, 2016
83
Fayetteville, NC
I have those now. I had issues in my VO and my NCS expert was not working (error coapi-1000) Fixed with the by removing some conflicting VO values.
F-Can is my issue now.

@aus335iguy thx for tagging me. Im exiting to share my experience. And take from your guys experiences
 

Begood69

Specialist
Nov 13, 2016
83
Fayetteville, NC
Hi All
There are a number of you who are trying to access m3 and 1m modules in BMW standard tools and thats an issue as they aren't showing up
from this thread here




In other words - if youre in North America and adding a 1M DSC then you need to locate that particular vehicle code
In @dyezaks case he used PM92 as thats M3

GOOD LUCK ALL !
@Begood69 @RSL
Im using PK91 (E90 M3 CRT/GTS) euro settings LHD
 

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I have those now. I had issues in my VO and my NCS expert was not working (error coapi-1000) Fixed with the by removing some conflicting VO values.
F-Can is my issue now.

@aus335iguy thx for tagging me. Im exiting to share my experience. And take from your guys experiences
I figured the NCS issue was along those lines if the error popped up after changing the VO. What was the conflict in case someone else runs into a similar issue?
 
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