Reset BMW ECU to factory setting with NCS Expert software

If bimmers want to update your BMW ECU, retrofit CIC, or you have done a wrong coding/wrong setting, the best way is to bring it back to factory default settings. Here is an ECU resetting to factory settings guide with BMW ICOM engineering NCS-expert coding software.

Tool needed:

BMW ICOM ISTA-D ISTA-P with engineering software NCS Expert
BMW ICOM A2+B+C diagnostic system
A laptop running Win 7 O/S


1) Loading profile

Well loaded and installed BMW NCS expert software
Set up and connect BMW ICOM a2+b+c diagnostic hardware with vehicle via OBD port
Open NCS expert software
Select Expert mode
Choose Expert Mode Profile
(If you do not have Expert Mode Profile, loading the file you usually using)
Click File>>Edit Profile>>FSW/PSW

Click File-Edit Profile-FSW PSW

Uncheck the option in the red box
Click OK
Click Profile Info>>name the profile as you want
Click OK to close the Profile Editor
Click File>>Save profile as the name your precious named
Now you have a profile for loading factory settings to any ECU in the car

2) Reset ECU to factory default setting

Press F1 button
Select F3 and choose your car chassis from the list
Click OK
Press F6
Press F4
Choose the ECU your would like to code with factory default options of your car
Press OK

Choose the ECU your would like to code with factory default options of your car-2

Press F2

Press F2-3

Press OK
Press F3 “Execute Job” to start coding the ECU with factory setting according to your BMW vehicle order (VO)
ECU resetting is done. Exit the NCS expert software and disconnect the BMW ICOM hardware.

Newest BMW ICOM Software With HDD update to 2014.11

Newest version BMW ICOM ISTA-D 3.44.50 ISTAP 53.4.002 Software HDD with BMW Multilanguage update to 2014.11.It can support BMW all series diagnose and programming is now available in Eobd2 shop.

2014.11 Software version:
VIN: 2014.9.25

2014.11 BMW ICOM Software HDD language:
Chinese, English, German, Korean, Russian (More language will be added)
Latest software bmw icom
How to update ICOM firmware?

1. Connect BMW ICOM A2 device with computer via network cable while connect the ICOM A2 interface into the BMW OBD port to charge power supply.

2. Brose the IE Internet Exploer, launch :, thean login with username/password: root/NZY1150263

3. Select and click “Update Firmware”, ICOM firmware version information will display on the program.

4. Open “ICOM-BootImage-01-13-00.bin” file and set image type to SYSTEM, click “Send the file”.

5. Click “Yes” when “Write the image file to the flash” message displays. Wait for the ICOM indicator light turn red.

6 Click “Update Firmware” button when “The SYSTEM IMAGE update was successful” notice pops out.

7. Select and open “ICOM-ApplicationImage-01-18-00.bin”, set image type to APPLICATION, click “Send the file”. The process will takes some time, please wait patiently.

8. Click “Yes” when “Write the image file to the flash” message displays. Wait for the ICOM indicator light turn red.
9 Click “Reboot” when the upgrade procedure is complete.

Set up your computer to obtain an IP address automatically. No network and also no connection with the original server when using the bmw icom software hdd, otherwise it will be damaged, and need you send back for repair.

2014 BMW ICOM A2 Newest Version 44.13

EOBD2 has launched a new version of BMW ICOM A2+B+C diagnostic and programming tool. There are no immediately noticeable changes from the last version once the update is installed, but there will be a surprise about the general performance and stability improvements once you use it.

Compared with its predecessor, this new version is equipped with WiFi and a router, allowing mechanics to diagnose and program via wireless net. It also adds support for a new Intel adapter function, creating a better compatibility for users. Besides, this BMW ICOM A2 features the latest programming software, which is just the same as the one that engineers use.

With these improvements, the new 2014 BMW ICOM A2+B+C will ensure mechanics an easier, smoother and stable runtime environment. If you are interested in the product, you can learn more about it here.


Why select BMW ICOM A2 v2014.02?

BMW ICOM A2 v2014.02 seems a pretty good BMW diagnostic tool with R2 software. Why select it rather others? Might be about quality, functions, and compatible vehicles?

It is not so absolutely, for here serves you four reasons different from usual reasons:

1.Fully matched hardware and software:

ICOM A2 hardware version:

ICOM-PF-CORE 3.10.42

ICOM-Boot: 01.20.00

ICOM-Application: 01.33.00

ICOM A2 software version: ISIDR2 version:

ISTA-D: 2.37.12

ISTA-P: 50.4.000

VIN: 2013.08.05

2.High running speed

A2+R2 increases 30% running speed

3.Brand-new numbers, working stably

4.Provide ICOM configuration manager software: (it requires users having the basic and experienced skills)

BMW AG full series models reading and displaying; full modules, program singly; replace old programming and coding; manual-device interface languages revise; show you Icom configuration manager picture.


More about BMW ICOM A2 Reviews:

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