BMW CIC Retrofit Coding using NCS Expert

Good news! BMW E series CIC retrofit coding success!! Share the instruction here on BMW E89 CIC retrofit with BMW INPA K+DCAN cable & NCS EXPERT software.

 

NOTE:

Try at your own risk!

 

You need:

BMW INPA K+DCAN cable (i used 2016 version with a switch)

working NCS EXPERT software

valid daten files for your car

BMW-INPA-K-Dcan-With-Switch

 

Model:

BMW E89

(this method applies to all BMW E series)

 

BMW CIC retrofit coding procedure:

connect the BMW K+DCAN cable to the car

read VO

program CAS and FRM/ NFRM for CIC retrofit

run NCS Expert software

select File-> Read Profile

select Expert mode

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press F1 or click the VIN/ZSC/FA button

press F3 or click the ZSC/FA| ECU button

select CHASSIS: E89 for E9x models

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then select ECU: CAS

note: VO on CAS and FRM pr NFRM needs to be changed

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then get the car details identified (CHASSIS, FG, FA)

press F2 or click the Enter FA button

select CHASSIS: E89

check VIN and click OK

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highlight old build date

e.g. #0607 add press delete

(keep note of your build date)

add build date #0909 for E9x CIC.

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later date needed for combox (possible #0910)

add &6VA and press OK

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press the BACK button

then press PROCESS ECU

note: avoid Process car as it programs every module (RISKY), and not needed

select ECU: CAS

press CHANGE JOB to: FA_WRITE)

check for FA_WRITE and EXCUTE JOB

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press CHANGE ECU

select ECU: NFRM

note: FRM module or NFRM depending on model

EXCUTE JOB again to make sure FA_WRITE and correct module selected

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coding done!!

Now to make sure the coding went well in the new VO and the CAS, FRM/ NFRM

again, run NCS EXPERT software

select File-> Load Profile

select Expert mode

press VIN/ZSC/FA

press ZSC/FA| ECU

select CHASSIS: E89

select ECU: CAS

press ENTER FA

select CHASSIS: E89

check VIN and click OK

!! check build date #0909 and &6VA you added just now

then press BACK

press ZCS/ FA f. ECU

select ECU: NFRM

press ENTER FA

select CHASSIS: E89

!! check build date #0909 and &6VA you added just now

coding done & verified!

now to default coding the CIC unit to recognize your cars features, such as AS PDC, Bluetooth…

again, run NCS EXPERT software

select File-> Load Profile

select Expert mode

press VIN/ZSC/FA

press ZSC/FA| ECU

select CHASSIS: E89

select ECU: CAS

press BACK

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press PROCESS ECU

select ECU: CIC

note:

CIC now should be displayed in the list of modules

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press CHANGE JOB to make sure that SG-CODEREN is selected by JOBNAME

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check and press EXCUTE JOB

the CIC unit will reboot and load up with all of your options

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Note:

NAVI and VOICE/ DVD in motion have to be activated in other ways.

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