How to Use FCOM to Diagnose for Old Ford Mondeo 1993

FCOM supports both very old and the latest models. This article shows diagnostic session on 1993 Mondeo 2.5i using Ford EEC-IV system. The used diagnostic protocol is DCL/CART (Data communication link, Custom asynchronous receiver-transmitter). Unlike newer models diagnostics is available from “Special diagnostics” menu.

 

Preparations:

FCOM Ford OBD2 Diagnostic Software Download

How to Install FCOM Diagnostic Software on Window/Linux

 

 

Procedures:

You need to locate the OBD connector on old Ford,run FCOM software,click “OBD-II Connector Location”

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Choose a car from this tree to view OBD-II connector location

Here select “Ford”

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Select “Mondeo 1993-1994”,then click “Show Image”

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This picture shows location of OBD-II connector in the selected vehicle

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Now,you need follow the above location picture to plug your FCOM interface into the OBD-II port,then back to main menu.

Click “Special Diagnostic”

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Select “EEC-IV()DCL” Diagnostics,then click “Go” to continue

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Click “BtnIdentification”

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Here you will see:

ROM Calibration ID:0xFF74

Protocol:CART

Bus Type:DCL

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Back to control unit diagnostics menu,and select “Read Fault Code Memory”

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Click “Clear Fault Codes”

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Fault codes were successfully cleared.Please re-read faults code to be sure,that faults was removed.Note:If cause of fault is still present in car,faults will show up again immediately.

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