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Thanks for the info. I like to try make the right purchase the first time and be done. So picked up the OBDLink EX for use with a laptop. I should of done this awhile ago. Appreciate.
 

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Remember to set your baud rate to auto in Forscan with the ODBLink EX/MX/MX+.
Otherwise the port might only get opened at 9600 baud.
It won't matter if you are just reading or clearing codes, if you're performing extended functions you'll notice a lag.
 

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I posted this in 2fusion forum but its for my ford escape 2015 so I am reposting it here.


I don't know anything about forscan but when I installed my Sync 2 to Sync 3 it came with elm 327 out of curiosity I downloaded the forscan program and read the log. Here is the information. How should I correct the error? aside from reading whole bunch of documentation. I was hoping somebody here that is proficient with forscan can be able to help. I tried goggling the error but doesn't understand. Is this error normal after upgrading sync 2 to sync 3?

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(WARN) [10:58:35.490] Checking Bluetooth (64:FF:0A:85:B9:67)...
(WARN) [10:58:57.165] Checking FTDI #1:A50285BI...
(OK) [10:59:02.224] Connection to adapter has been established: FTDI #1:A50285BI
(OK) [10:59:02.224] Adapter: STN1170 v3.3.1 (ELM327 v1.3a)
(ERR) [10:59:02.232] This adapter uses counterfeit STN chip
(OK) [10:59:07.463] Connection to vehicle has been established
(OK) [10:59:08.585] Vehicle: Ford Escape/Kuga EcoBoost Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection 2.0L 2015 ( 2015 MY ), VIN: 1FM*********17790
(OK) [10:59:11.432] Found module: PCM - Powertrain Control Module
(OK) [10:59:30.769] Found module: OBDII - On Board Diagnostic II
(OK) [10:59:31.577] Found module: APIM - Accessory Protocol Interface Module
(WARN) [10:59:32.161] DTCs in APIM: B108E:12-08, B11BA:1C-08, B11BA:63-08, U0121:00-08, U0151:00-08, U0155:00-08, U0198:00-48, U0256:00-08, U0293:00-48, U0452:00-08, U2100:00-08, U2101:00-0B, U3000:41-08, U3003:17-08
(OK) [10:59:32.592] Found module: SASM - Steering Angle Sensor Module
(OK) [10:59:33.556] Found module: OCS - Occupant Classification System Module
(OK) [10:59:34.411] Found module: ABS - Antilock braking system
(OK) [10:59:36.153] Found module: RCM - Restraint Control Module
(WARN) [10:59:38.159] DTCs in RCM: U0140:00-28
(OK) [10:59:39.051] Found module: PAM - Parking Aid Module
(WARN) [10:59:39.519] DTCs in PAM: U0422:86-28
(OK) [10:59:40.512] Found module: HCM - Headlamp Control Module
(OK) [10:59:41.459] Found module: PSCM - Power Steering Control Module
(OK) [10:59:43.241] Found module: BdyCM - Body Control Module
(WARN) [10:59:45.528] DTCs in BdyCM: U1007:00-2F
(OK) [10:59:46.950] Found module: SODR - Side Obstacle Detection Control Module - Right
(OK) [10:59:49.256] Found module: SODL - Side Obstacle Detection Control Module - Left
(OK) [10:59:50.819] Found module: FCIM - Front Controls Interface Module
(WARN) [10:59:51.171] DTCs in FCIM: B13DC:13-08
(OK) [10:59:53.094] Found module: DSP - (Audio) Digital Signal Processing Module
(OK) [10:59:53.897] Found module: RGTM - Rear Gate/Trunk Module
(OK) [10:59:55.381] Found module: DSM - Driver's Seat Module
(WARN) [10:59:55.913] DTCs in DSM: B1B99:24-28
(OK) [10:59:56.446] Found module: PDM - Passengers Door Control Unit
(OK) [10:59:57.525] Found module: DDM - Drivers Door Module
(OK) [10:59:59.274] Found module: HVAC - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning
(WARN) [11:00:00.415] DTCs in HVAC: U3006:16-28
(OK) [11:00:01.158] Found module: RFA - Remote Function Actuator
(OK) [11:00:02.989] Found module: ACM - Audio Control Module
(OK) [11:00:04.604] Found module: IPC - Instrument Panel Control Module
(OK) [11:00:05.878] Found module: GPSM - Global Positioning System Module
(WARN) [11:00:06.065] DTCs in GPSM: U3003:16-88
(OK) [11:01:14.616] Disconnected
 

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First thing is it would appear you have a cheap ELM327. What make is it.

What make and model did the sync 3 screen come from. They are not just plug and play.

Did you take a back up or a screen shot of your sync 2 APIM settings.
 

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First thing is it would appear you have a cheap ELM327. What make is it.

What make and model did the sync 3 screen come from. They are not just plug and play.

Did you take a back up or a screen shot of your sync 2 APIM settings.
Its a ebay seller from China. I didn't take a screen shot. Anyone here have a 2015 escape titanium that I can just copy the apim setting? My escape isa 2015 titanium. It was the top of the line at that time.
 

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First thing is it would appear you have a cheap ELM327. What make is it.
Going by the error it's not an ELM 327 based device- it says "Adapter: STN1170 v3.3.1 .... counterfeit STN chip". The STN chip is what the OBDLink interfaces use, they're backwards compatible with the ELM commands. It shouldn't have the MS / HS bus issues or a switch. ( This says the real STN1170 is compatible with Ford MS CAN Bus.)

@tonsan have you tried clearing all the DTC's? They may come back but try that first.
 
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Am sorry to tell I don't have experience with any of this. I just wanted the sync 3 for car play and there was a obd reader that came with the sync 3 update so I downloaded the forscan and it showed the DTC. Will holding the brake and gas firmly reset it ? I was able to reset the BSM using the forscan. It still show the same dtc error. Any one here have a escape 2015 titanium with navigator that I can copy the apim setting or asbuilt?Thanks for all the help!
 

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Am sorry to tell I don't have experience with any of this. I just wanted the sync 3 for car play and there was a obd reader that came with the sync 3 update so I downloaded the forscan and it showed the DTC. Will holding the brake and gas firmly reset it ? I was able to reset the BSM using the forscan. It still show the same dtc error. Any one here have a escape 2015 titanium with navigator that I can copy the apim setting or asbuilt?Thanks for all the help!
If I replace my sync 3 back to my sync 2 will I be able to get the asbuilt? then put back the sync 3 and upload it? Just wondering.

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there was a obd reader that came with the sync 3 update
So you bought a kit with all the parts- did they offer programming of them to suit your vehicle? Some sellers do.

Try searching the internet for "program sync3 sync2" and you'll get lots of hits with info on how to do it. I recall one guy from a Fusion forum has a website and will do it for a fee.
 

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So you bought a kit with all the parts- did they offer programming of them to suit your vehicle? Some sellers do.

Try searching the internet for "program sync3 sync2" and you'll get lots of hits with info on how to do it. I recall one guy from a Fusion forum has a website and will do it for a fee.
That would be DanMc85 on G2Fusion.
 
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If I replace my sync 3 back to my sync 2 will I be able to get the asbuilt? then put back the sync 3 and upload it? Just wondering.

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Ok so the first thing you need to do if you are going to do any programming with Forscan is get yourself a decent OBD device. The OBDLink EX is recommended by Forscan and is quite cheap in your country. The second option is an ELM327 made by OHP. I wouldn't buy anything else at the price or less.

Getting your sync 3 screen on line 100% may be straight forward or it may not. Even if you get one programmed to your VIN it still may not work 100% but there are a few members now on the UK Kuga forum who have done it and have everything working as it should.

When sourcing a sync 3 screen it is advisable to get one from the same car, i.e. an Escape and where possible, one that is an identical model and spec. That's not going to be easy. What you have now is 3 options.

Option 1 - download the asbuilt file for your car from motorcraftservice.com and and either upload the APIM section to your car or input the settings manually exactly as they are written on motorcraft website.

Option 2 - find a car identical to yours, same model with exactly the same features as yours but was factory fitted with sync 3 and download the asbuilt file for that car and upload to yours.

Option 3 - Source DanMc85 on G2Fusion. he is an expert at sync 3 programming.

Note with options 1 and 2 there still may be one or two features that don't work 100% but these are easily sorted and there are plenty of people to help. Option 1 worked for one of our moderators on the UK Kuga site with a 2013 car. Option 2 has been done by other members. There isn't a set formula but I would start with using your sync 2 settings and see where you go from there.

Before you do any of the above, clear all the fault codes and see what comes back. The sync screen has permanent live and I noticed with mine when I removed it, it can log some codes.
 
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