How to edit VO FA Step by Step Guide

How to edit VO FA Step by Step Guide


The following tutorial will teach you how to modify the VO ( Vehicle Order ) FA in F series cars step by step.

The reason why you would do this? If you want to retrofit a module on your car or in order to activate certain mods that need this kind of editing. For example the Enhanced Bluetooth 6ns and Smartphone Integration. If you want to learn which code or codes you need, check out our complete vo list here.


How to edit VO in all F series Cars

1. First we need to connect to the car

Connect to your car

2. Select the target chassis. In our example we will use the BMW F10 chassis

Select the chassis

3. Go to “expert mode” -> then “coding”. Click read under vehicle order to read FA from the car. Click edit.

VO FA Read and Edit

4. The screen will automatically change to the FA-editor. Right-click on FA, and select “calculate FP”.

Calculate FP

5. Once finished, vehicle profile is shown on the right side of the screen. Expand the FAList on the left until you see SALAPA-element.

SALAPA element

6. Delete or add FA from the bottom left window, and click the apply changes icon.

Apply the changes

7. The new FA must be verified before it can be written to car. In order to do this, Right click on FA and calculate FP again. If the FA you entered is wrong, an error dialog will pop up. Anything other than the codes on the VO list will display an error message. After FP is calculated, save the new FA.

8. Go to Expert mode –> VCM. Load your saved FA file, right-click on FA and calculate FP again.

Load and recalculate FP

9. Click the VCM tab, and click write FA FP. The new FA will be written to the car but won`t display any message so if you clicked once, no need to click again.

Write FA FP in Esys

10. Click on “read FA FP VIN” button and check FA to make sure changes are saved to the car.

All done, you have now successfully edited VO.

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