Software: V2.37 Firmware: V4.036
To Get KESS V2 For 4 Reasons :
1) Multi-Language: English, Intalian, German, French, Portuguese, Spanish.
2) With anti-tone module, work part encrypted ECUs and more new ECUs.
3) With coverage of all major brands and protocols including Line, CAN, EDC17 and MED17 and Ford J1850. KESS V2 does not support motorcycle, please pay attention.
4) Updatable software. Software is updated via email.
5) For V2.23 software, you can see the cable connection guide for every supported ECUs after you choose the vehicle.
All in all, Kess V2 is a successful tuner and its price is very affordable. Choose Kess V2, everything of your work will become easy.
What should you pay attention to use this V2.23 software:
1) Software includes V2.23,V2.10, V2.08, V2.06, V1.89 version. You can install the version you like. If you install higher version, then you cannot install the lower version. Such as if you use V2.10 software, then you cannot use the rest software. Best software is V2.06 version. If you have updated the software to latest, then cannot use lower version anymore.
2) DO NOT connect the internet when you use kess v2 software.
3) DO NOT UPDATE the software online
What is the advantages compared with our KESS V2 and others?
Now our KESS V2 new adds simulator in the package. Updated version, same price as usual. With this simulator, now no need to change the NXP chip when tokens run out. After the tokens run out, just follow our user instruction or the video on our website to program the token program of kess v2 chip, then you can use it all the time.
What should you pay attention to use this KESS V2:
1)Pleas do not update this tool online.
2)When you install the software or use this product, please do not connect the internet.
3)This one is better be used on car and motocycles. If you use it to work on truck or the voltage that is higher than 12V, then it will be burned.
Kess V2 has several built in features and safeguards including:
1. Check of the battery voltage in real-time
2. Full Recovery function in case of problems
3. Automatic correction of the Checksum, (where available)
4 Boot-Loader mode supported
5. Management of the programming counters
6. ScanTool function to remove DTC
7. Several options of reading/writing speed
8. Option to write full file/section of the map
9. Full integration with ECM Titanium
Detail vehicle model KESS V2 can do please download from this webpage.
What will you do when tokens run out? You have the following 3 options:
1) Now our KESS V2 is the Tokens Recycling version, just follow our user instruction and you can use it all the time
2) Change the NXP chip. Tokens are instroed on this chip.
3) buy LINK J-LINKV8 can rewrite the process.
Kess V2 OBD2 Connection Picture:
Kess V2 Boot Connection Picture:
Customer Asked questions:
Q: When i install the software, do i need to connect the internet?
A: Please DO NOT connect the internet when you install the software or use this device. Otherwise it will prompt you to update the software when you open the software. This software cannot be updated for now. If you click the update button to update the software, then it will has problem. If you do not connect the itnernet when you install the software or use this device, then it will not has this prompt.
So please do not connect the internet when you use it.
Q: Can i use KESS V2 to program the ECU for motorcycle or not?
A: There is such an option on kess v2 software, but we do not test it.
Q: kess v2 brings cartografias modified power increase?.
A: Our kess v2 only have read and write function, does not have other special function. It cannot increase the power. if you want to do special function such as change the data, promote the motivation, you need to buy this software from other place. or send it to professional engineer to modify.
Q: This kess v2 is master or slave?
A: This kess v2 is master version.
Q: KESS V2 has the function of ECM Titanium?
A: Kess v2 can be used together with ECM Titanium. Not kess v2 has this function.
Q: Fgtech galletto V53 and kess v2, which one is better?
A: Both of them can work on a lot of ECU type. The way they work on the car are different. Fgtech v53 can work on trucks, while kess v2 can not work on truck. FGtech v53 has BDM function, kess v2 does not. Kess v2 has mediation module, and is better to work on new encryption car.
Q: If i update the kess v2, what will happen?
A: Do not update it when you use. If you update it, then the main unit will be broken. You need to change the new chip. 18 USD/SET, not including the shipping cost. If you can change it by yourself, we will send the new chip to you, if you do not know how to change it by yourself, please send the main unit back to us, we will change it for you and send it back to you.
Q: I was about to order the Kess V2 but a friend told me that it gets locked after 30 flashes. It is posible that it is a software problem and that it is needed to reinstall the software or will the Hardware get locked?
A: I can assure that the kess V2 you mentioned are not made the same factory as us, it only has 30 tokens. Our KESS V2 will not be locked after you use 30 times.
Q: What is the difference for KESS OBD Tuning Kit(SE31) and KESS V2 OBD2 Manager Tuning Kit (SE87)
A: For SE31, it only support OBD mode, for se87, it support OBD and Boot mode.
Q: I use kess to read the car, but it gives me " wake up error " prompt. How to do now?
A: Do not use anti-virus software. You can use the two way to solve:
1)There is the TF card for kess v2, copy the software for TF card to other place, then format the TF card. Then recopy the software to your TF card. Then you can use kess v2 normally. Where to find the TF card? See the main board, the side with the biggest chip. The biggest chip is the token chip. You will find the TF card at the left bottom of the board.
2)Use the fix tool to fix it first. They way same as the tokens programming.
For detailed steps, please see http://blog.OBDexpress.co.uk/2014/06/12/solution-for-kess-v2-wake-up-error/
Q:Can u tell me where to buy the map for various car?
A: For different cars in different place, its oil quality will be different. the corresponding map is different. Unless you use the ECU programmer to read the MAP out, then send it to professional engine changing company to customized. Otherwise, some MAP file bought directly still cannot use.
Q: What is the difference for supported working mode for KESS V2, K-TAG and FGTECH V54?
A: Fgtech v54 support OBD, BDM and BOOT. K-tag support BDM and BOOT. KESS V2 support OBD and BOOT.
Q: Can i use KESS V2 on laptop with WIN7 System? What about XP?
A: This software can be used on many win7 system, but not all, some laptop install other software that is not compatible with this software, will cannot run successfully. For XP, it can run on most XP.
Q: Where to find the user manual for KESS V2 V2.06? I need to know how to connect the cable with ECU.
A: When you open the software, you will find the help folder. Open this folder, you will see the user manual