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Procedure:using BMW Rheingold ISTA with USB K+D-CAN cable

This post is about how to use BMW Rheingold ISTA with USB K+D-CAN cable, considering USB K+D-CAN cable is much cheaper then BMW ICOM, it is cheap investment.


Tools to need:

BMW Rheingold ISTA

USB K+D-CAN cable


Step-by-step instruction:

1. Plug your K+D-CAN cable and install drivers. For FTDI based cables use latest drivers.

2. Open "Device Manager", then USB Serial Port properties, go to "Port Settings" tab and click "Advanced…". Change Port Number to "COM9" and latency timer to "1". Confirm configuration via "OK" button.



3. Open C:EDIABASBINEDIABAS.INI with Notepad and check for "Interface=STD:OBD". In TCP settings set "Port=6801".



4. Open C:EDIABASBINOBD.IN with Notepad and check for "Port=Com9".


5. Connect car with K+D-CAN cable to PC.

6. Now run BMW Rheingold ISTA using shortcut in start menu and wait until it boots, then press settings button.


7. Select "VCI Config" tab and "Ediabas standard settings(ediabas.ini)", then "OK".


8. Go "Operation", then "Read out vehicle Data" and " Complete Identification".




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How to add more car models for FVDI software

FVDI Commander support Mitsubishi models for standard diagnostics, Read/program ECU, Key programming via OBDII, Modify odometer in EEPROM dump from dashboard, Clear Crash Data from Airbag.


If you have bought FVDI Mitsubishi whole package, you want to buy FVDI ford software, and add this ford software to your mitsubishi software, then use can use your device to work on mitsubishi and ford models. How to do this?


1 Every device has the serial number. After you make payment for Ford software. Please give the serial number of your device to us. We will send it to factory and let them to produced the ford software based on your device. Then send the new software CD to you.


2 After you get the CD, install the software, then follow the following way to update your tool

1) Connect the hardware of FVDI with your computer via USB cable. (No need to connect it with your car)

2) Insert the CD to your computer. Find this CD on your computer, open folder “FW Downloader”,  then doble click “FWDownloader.exe”, then this software will fun automaticlly.


3) Then you will see two options: If you want to update the firmware. Then choose "Firmware". If you want to update license data, then choose "Database".



4) Click button “Start” to start updating


5) After updating ready, click "Exit".


Then new models is added ready.

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Solution for Kess V2 4.036 gray buttons and NXP banned

Problem one:

Mine KESS v2 4.036 there are eight tokens, but the program does not work... All buttons gray. I bought token resetter software, but it does not help. Each number is OK. Yesterday he worked, he wrote that there are only nine tokens then 8 tokens... Today it did not work.

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Working solution: 

Install ksuite 2.07, you will be able to use the 8 token left.


New Problem:

Resetter I bought was a scam; I ended up putting NXP in banned state.

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Working solution options:

1)4.037 is gone on, nxp is reseter will work...need exchange nxp. 

2)Senior tunner’s successful experience: I save many tools with V4.036 and grey section, and without change LPC.

3)Another tunner’s successful experience: I have delete folder ksuite 2.08, then format the card on kessv2 and rewrite the folder of car for ksuite 2.08, now the interface work ok.


Finally, I changed my NXP, updated, and my kess v2 works again...

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