Ford IDS + VCM3

Ford IDS + VCM3


The OEM vehicle diagnostic factory 12 month software subscription from Ford Motor Company provides comprehensive diagnostic coverage for Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles manufactured from 1996 to the present day. Includes Ford VCM3 vehicle communication module.


Affirm Financing: For personal use. Terms apply.

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Ford OEM Integated Diagnostic Software (IDS) – The factory vehicle diagnostic software with complete dealership level vehicle diagnostic coverage for all 1996 to present Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles. The IDS diagnostic software utilizes standard Windows based computing platforms to work with Ford’s VCM, VCM II, VCMM and VMM devices. The IDS software license includes time based access to software updates and calibration files. This is a digital product, and upon purchase, you will receive a download link along with an activation key.

Kit includes:

  • Ford IDS 12 Month Subscription
  • VCM3
  • DLC cable
  • Heavy duty USB cable
  • Wireless adapter
  • The VCM3 will operate as a Customer Flight Recorder (CFR) with an optional pendant cable 164-R9806 to replace the functionality of the Vehicle Data Recorder (VDR)
  • Includes enhanced 802.11n wireless that minimizes dependencies on service department wireless infrastructure.
  • Wireless functionality preferred for all IDS functions including module reprogramming. USB wired connections are only required to update the VCM3 loaded code firmware and to set up the VCM3 to function as a Customer Flight Recorder (CFR)

Recommended Hardware Specifications:

  • WIN 10 or Greater (64 Bit)
  • RAM – 8 GB or Greater
  • Hard Drive Storage – SSD 256 GB or Greater
  • Processor- 2.4 GHz or greater i5/i7 Dual Core
  • USB

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