This message mentions the use of software like BMW NCS Expert. Please don't ask where to get this
software, how to install it or how to get it work. That's beyond the scope of this message and I
will not answer these questions. Keep the thread clean and on-topic. Thanks!
This message describes a method of coding modules. The method is not new, several members in the
Diagnostic Software subforum of this board already practice this method. The only thing that's new
is a program, called NCS Dummy, which may make things a bit easier. The message is written with the
BMW E31 in mind, but it applies to other bimmers as well.
The dealer way of recoding the car to, for example, retrofit options is through changing the Central
Coding Key (Zentraler Codierschlüssel - ZCS). I will not explain ZCS coding into detail, but
basically the ZCS is a string stored in the Electronic Body Module (Elektronik Karosseriemodul -
EKM) and the Electronic Immobilizer System (Elektronische Wegfahrsperre - EWS) describing all...