Ford FORScan ELM327 V1.5 USB Modified OBD Code Scanner HS/MS-CAN ELMConfig

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Why buy?

FORScan ELM327 scan tool supports all OBD2 protocols (J1850PWM,HS CAN, MS CAN, HS CAN2, HS CAN3), this OBD scanner works as a normal OBDII/EOBD/CAN car code reader on most supported vehicles(from year 1996).

What is more: it is designed with MS-CAN / HS-CAN toggle switch, it can do more professional functions for Ford / Mazda / Lincoln, it is a favorite tool and accessories sought by Ford owners.


Attention Please:

  1. There is no CD, we will send you software download link

  2. The Driver is for 32 /64 bite Windows Vista/XP/7/8/8.1/10/10 pro.

  3. USB Driver: CH340

  4. It is for windows OS, not for APP.

  5. New 2019+ Mazda 3 and CX-30 are not Support


There are many OBD2 scanners, but does this somehow differ?

Yes, because it is designed especially for Ford, Mazda, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles.

So supports specific features of the manufacturer protocols, making the FORScan more powerful in work with these models than any regular OBD2 scanner.

Why Choose The ELM327 USB:

Please note that many for Ford and for Mazda models (approximately since 2003-2004) are equipped with MS CAN bus, in addition to the regular HS CAN bus. In contrast to HS CAN bus, MS CAN bus is not supported by the stock ELM327, because MS CAN is a manufacturer-specific solution and located on non-OBD2 pins.

This ELM327 has been modified to allow it to implement the MS CAN bus.  

This ELM327 USB supports HS CAN from the stock, because for Ford HS CAN completely matches to the OBD2 standards.HS CAN occupies pins 6 and 14. MS CAN bus occupies pins 3 and 11.

ELM327 USB Advantages:

  1. Besides added functionality for Ford series, this device works as normal OBD2/EOBD code reader on most supported vehicles.

  2. Firmware Version is V1.5, with best PIC18F25K80 Chip

  3. Add functionality for Ford cars, Even support hidden function for ford Focus Mondeo Kuga. (Hidden function Support car list: 2006-2016 classical for Focus , 2012-2015 new for Focus , 2013-2015 Kuga).

  4. Special Design with Switch :  connect different CAN buses , such as MS CAN bus and  HS CAN bus

  5. Majority of modern Ford modules are accessible only through this protocol.

  6. Powerful Softwares Compatible: FORScan, Elmconfig, FF2 and FoCCCus. 

  7. Drivers and instructions included, easy to install.

  8. The ELM327 and laptop are connected via USB cable, USB Connection make your testing process more stable. No need to worry about vehicle damage due to programming interruption.


FORScan Software Support :

FORScan can detect modules which are not visible for regular OBD2 scanners, can show you trouble codes which are never displayed by OBD2 scanners, can show you PIDs which are not supported by any OBD2 scanner, run specific tests and service procedures.

In other words, FORScan can do things that regular OBD2 scanners can not do.

Supported Vehicles:
All Ford, Mazda, Lincoln, Mercury vehicles that can be addressed by supported adapters. It is 99% of models after 2000 and around 92% of models after 1996 (the year when OBD2 became a standart in USA).
●Note: New 2019+ Mazda 3 and CX-30 are not supported
FORScan Main Features:

●Detect vehicle on-board network configuration

●Read and reset Diagnostic Trouble Codes from all modules (see list of supported modules on forscan official store)

●Reading of modules' sensors' data

●Run test diagnostic procedures

●Run service procedures
FORScan Supported Languages:
●When starting HS function, it supports 12 Languages: English,Czech,Danish,German,French,Spanish,Hungarian,Italian,Polish,Turkish,Serbian,Croatain
●When starting MS CAN function, it supports Language: English & Russian.

Questions & Answers:

Q: What is Extended License, why and when do I need it?

A: Extended License provides access to Configuration and Programming functions of FORScan, and also few Service functions (such as PATS programming).

Base FORScan functionality (connection, retrieving vehicle information, reading parameters, read and reset diagnostic trouble codes, run tests and service functions etc) do NOT require Extended License.

There is a free 2 month Extended License that can be issued for anyone who has account on forscan official forum. Also there are paid longterm and lifelong licenses. More information about Extended License can be found on forscan official store.

Q: Why FORScan doesn't show function Y for my car? When this function will be added?

A: Functions may be very different for different models and especially different generations of models and different brands. For example, at this moment there are 50+ known versions of ABS bleed procedure for Ford models, only 10+ are implemented in FORScan.

We do not add functions just for fun, as number of functions is huge because of multiple versions. So we add functions by requests. More requests from users for a function - more chance for this function to be added in the near future.

Q: How can I get Extended License after trial period?

A: At this moment only 2 months free Extended License is available. When it is expired, you will be able to issue another 2 months one, also for free. Or you can buy long term (1, 3, 5 years) or lifelong Extended License.

Q: I can work with this software for most modules of my Ford F150, but it can not see the IPC module, is there any problem with the cable ?

A: That is not the cable problem, it is software problem, you need to use Forscan V2.3.17 software to work with Ford F150 IPC mode.

That is the only full version which support IPC module.

Q: Get error message "No ELM Found", how to fix it ?

A: This error happens because USB Driver has not installed or not installed well .

Do like this: 

1. Download CH340 USB driver from the website we offer

2. Install the USB driver as adminstrator

3. If drivers installed , still show this message , check the settings, if connection choice is Auto

Q: Where i can get the Forscan and other software to run with cable ?

A: We will offer you the download link .

Q: My car is not Ford or Mazda, it is other brand car, can i use this cable ?

A: Yes, you still can use this ELM327 Cable, but have to use other software such as ScanMaster or Scantool, and this cable will work as normal ELM327.

Q: How to program PATS using FORScan?  How to check blank PATS key? How to use PATS Module Initialization function?

A: You can get all user manual them on forscan website, also can contact us for that .

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Gordon Flintoft
Item finally arrived on Friday.

Bit harsh with previous review because item cleared customs on 2nd May. It finally arrived Friday 13th May. Tracking from 2nd May pretty much waste of time.
Item with 2 Month license appears to work very well. So very pleased with it now.

David Munyard

Very prompt responding to purchase but because item came from overseas the shipping exceeded 3 days

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