Integrated Diagnostic Software (IDS) – Provides complete dealership level vehicle diagnostic coverage for all 1996 to select 2018 Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles. IDS requires the use of Ford diagnostic hardware including VCM, VCM II, VCM 3, and VCMM devices. The IDS software license includes time- based access to the IDS software, software updates and calibration files.
Ford J2534 Diagnostic Software (FJDS) – Provides module reprogramming software that covers 1996 to select 2018 Ford, Lincoln and Mercury module reprogramming functions, plus complete dealership level diagnostic software for all 2018 to present Ford and Lincoln vehicles. FJDS is designed for use with J2534 compatible Vehicle Communications Interfaces (VCI) including Ford diagnostic hardware (VCM II, VCM 3, or VCMM). The FJDS software license includes time-based access to the FJDS software, software updates and calibration files.
Ford Diagnostic & Repair System (FDRS) – The next generation factory Ford Motor Company vehicle diagnostic Software designed for use with VCM II, VCM3, VCMM and J2534 compatible Vehicle Communications Interfaces (VCI). FDRS provides complete dealership level vehicle diagnostic coverage for some 2018 and forward vehicles. FDRS provides superior capabilities, is more user-friendly and provides more diagnostic tools than IDS. The cloud-based system ensures the technician is provided the latest software every time FDRS logs into the Ford network. The FDRS software license is shared with IDS or FJDS. Access to FDRS is included with the purchase of either IDS or FJDS software license.