BMW E Series CIC Retrofit Coding Guide

Hi,guys!This article show you guide step by step on how to retrofit BMW E series CIC coding.Here I take BMW E89 as example,but this method applies to all BMW E series.Hope it is helpful!

 

What you need for E-series CIC retrofit coding?

1.K+DCAN cable

2.working NCS EXPERT software

3.valid daten files for your car

 

BMW E-series CIC retrofit coding procedure:

connect the car with BMW K+Dcan cable

read VO

program CAS and FRM/ NFRM for CIC retrofit

run NCS EXPERT software

select File-> Read Profile

select Expert mode

BMW E Series CIC Retrofit Coding Guide-1

press F1 or click the VIN/ZSC/FA button

press F3 or click the ZSC/FA| ECU button

select CHASSIS: E89 for E9x models

BMW E Series CIC Retrofit Coding Guide-2

then select ECU: CAS

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

BMW E Series CIC Retrofit Coding Guide-3

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

BMW E Series CIC Retrofit Coding Guide-4

highlight old build date

e.g. #0607 add press delete

(keep note of your build date)

add build date #0909 for E9x CIC.

BMW E Series CIC Retrofit Coding Guide-5

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

BMW E Series CIC Retrofit Coding Guide-8

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 recognise 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

BMW E Series CIC Retrofit Coding Guide-12

note:

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

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