i need to install the ford FDRS software, plz i need to know how to begin installation procedure.
It is downloaded from motorcraftservice.com but you have to have an ids subscription to use it
FJDS subscriptions also will work with FDRS and a J2534 device. FDRS will require valid license for either FJDS or IDS. I do believe it would require you login to the us market for when you are working in the US to access the installer. It is in the same software download page as FJDS and IDS. As far as the install it depends on the passthru. OEM passthru requires the VCI software to also be…
Did not know that, haven’t used fjds in a couple of years, thanks for the info
If its a one off repair to use FDRS, the FJDS subscription is cheaper, and FJDS also works with the VCM2 or newer. If its an annual script its practically the same price. 365 day IDS/FDRS Software License = $900.00 per license 30 day IDS/FDRS Software License = $300.00 per license 2 day IDS/FDRS Software License = $150.00 per license 365 day FJDS/FDRS Software License = $899.00 per…
I knew the fdjs and the ids was about the same price and the vcm2 is not that expensive, we decided long ago the difference in functionality made buying the vcm2 more than worth the money
Hey Aly, Do you have the IDS or the Generic J2434 passthru?
Aly, Attached is a movie of navigating the motorcraftservice.com website to the various resources for all of their scan tool software but specifically pointed at the FDRS links.
Since you have a genetic pass-thru device. Before you begin. Make sure you WINDOWS version is 10 Pro 64 bit. (if not STOP) get windows compatible version. If YES, proceed. 1-disable the antivirus and firewall. 2-Download and SAVE FDRS file. motorcraftservice.com/diagnostic/Sup… 3- find the downloaded file in your downloads folder, right click and run it as administrator to…
Just a side note, you do not have to subscribe to service information on Motorcraft service site, just create an account to use the credentials for FDRS use.
hi Ben. thank you for the informations. I am on africa.Here most cars are european ;are these websites on your post support all car regions american and european????? THANKS
There is a specific note on the software page that this version of IDS is not for European users. etis.ford.com Would be the access portal for Euro access. Hope this helps
You will need to login to motorcraftservice.com and select the country of where the vehicle was manufactured to obtain the proper IDS software Geo released version.