Difference between VCM IDS 3 and VCM IDS 2:
1. Software version:
IDS 3 is newest version: Ford Version: V110.04 Mazda Version: V109
IDS 2 for Ford: V100.01, IDS 2 for Mazda
IDS 3 support 29 languages
IDS 2 support 11 languages
3. Year coverage
IDS 3 support Ford and Mazda till year 2018(version is V110.01 which covers 2018 Transit Auto & Transit AWD)
IDS 2 support Ford or Mazda till year 2014
4. Operation system:
IDS 3: Windows XP(SP2 or later),win 7 , win 8 and win 10
IDS 2: Windows XP or few WIN7
Q: The IDS 3 is native installation or need work with virtual program (vmware)
A: It install on laptop directly, do not need work with vmware
Q: I would like to do offline programming for Ford Mazda, does the VCM IDS 3 is ok
A: Ford Mazda IDS 3 Support offline programming and online programming
Q: Can I run Mazda and ford software on same computer or will I need separate commuter?
A: You need install them on different laptop
Q: Also can vcm3 update firmware in factory pc ie Mazda / ford? Are files in upgrade version included?
A: VCM IDS 3 firmware support update, open the "quick start", connect laptop to interent, it will update automatically
Q: Whether it can support for 2017 ford transit?
A: Yes, it can support this car
Q: I test it on ford focus 05 ,transit 57,mondeo 08,transit 55, but it can not connect to PCM?
A: It do not support old cars with PWM protocols, it mainly support new protocols
Q: I bought it six months ago it turns out that the program got blocked and I updated it on your page and the FLY gives me that message
"Unregistered, or license expired 2018.11", could you help?
A: please download newest quickloader v5.11 to test: http://flyobd.com/shop/download-center/
Q: Thank you, I have already updated it and I work a lot of thanks, I am more than grateful to you