How to do Mondeo key / module programming by VCM IDS 3 V104.04?

Have Ford Mondeo Duratech-HE/I4 Gasoline to do OBD test, key programming, module programming, reprogramming, service function, etc. Best tool to use is VCM IDS 3 V102.01 (or latest V104.04). This post topic: If you have a hard time installing the IDS software, this post can shed some light on “how to make the software 102.01 work”.


Mondeo vehicle to work:

vehicle: Mondeo

engine type: Duratech-HE/I4

Capacity: 2.3L

Transmission: automatic

Fuel type: Gasoline


ECU systems to work:

Body, Chassis, electrical, powertrain


Ford diagnostic & programming tool to use:

VCM IDS 3 software V104.04, €275

Use VCM IDS 3 V104.04 to achieve:

Basic diagnostic function, key programming, module programming, reprogramming, service



Works on: Windows 10 machine


Nice features by using VCM IDS 3 V104.04: automatically logs on to the ford IDs server, key programming and Module programming works that VCM2 fails to do.

It’s a new “pass thru” device.


How to use VCM IDS 3 V104.04 do work on Ford Mondeo Gasoline?

Note: Following videos and pictures displays IDS V102.02, newest software version is V104.04

1) If no internet connection, you need to use this video.

2) If with internet connection, need to choose this video.


Correct USB Serial Port (COM4).

IDS 3 module programming works, self test works, data logger works, OBD test modes and service function works.

Here pictures.

1) IDS 3 module programming works:


2)IDS 3 self test

3) IDS 3 data logger

3) OBD test modes and service function works i.e Powertrain system