How to generate Ford Mondeo DPF with the VCM2 IDS diagnostics tool
Ford comes with activate DPF (diesel particle filter). Active regeneration of these DPFs is employed when the exhaust temperatures are too irregular for a passive system to regenerate consistently. Here is an instruction on generating Ford Mondeo 2005 DPF and recoding datastream with Ford VCM2 IDS.
Ford VCM2 IDS diagnostic system V86/V91/V94 (newest version)
A laptop running Windows XP mode
Well install Ford VCM2 software
Connect the VCM ii diagnostic tool with vehicle via OBD port or WIFI wireless connection
Select function tab, then press Powertrain >>Service Functions>>PCM
Check the function option under “Service Functions” menu, then click “EXIT” to select item for more information. Press the Tick mark on the right bottom.
VCM IDS will display detail vehicle information, engine type, VIN etc
Select control unit tab, select Powertrain>>Engine
Turn ignition to ON position
Select Equipped or Not Equipped Air Conditioning: Equipped
Select Equipped or Not Equipped EGR system: Equipped
Then come to the following program, the gray icons are valid, press B+ (VOLT) and FRT (TEMP) buttons to turn to gray.
You will be able to view the live data stream
Press the icon on the up right corner, select “Save recoding group”, press the tick mark
Enter the Filename model year and engine “MONDEO 2005 TDCI”
Enter Description: “GOOD RUNNING CAR”
Select recoding to save: 1, press Tick mark
Exit the program
Select “DataLogger” function
Check the file saved
View the datastream recorded
Exit the Ford IDS software program disconnect the VCM2 system