Code and register BMW E60 battery with ICOM NCS expert

When you get your car’s battery changed, the new battery must be registered. Change of battery capacity or type (regular/AGM) requires coding. It can be done with BMW ICOM ISTA/P engineering software NCS-Expect.

Tool needed:

BMW ICOM a2+b+c diagnostic system

BMW ICOM ISTA/P ISTA/D software HDD with engineering software NCS-expert


Coding battery/Change battery size with NCS-expert:

  1. Well install BMW ICOM software HDD and NCS Expert software
  2. Connect BMW ICOM A2+B+C OBD2 diagnostic tool with vehicle via USB or wifi wireless connection
  3. Open NCS-expert software on the desktop
  4. Select File tab>>Load File>>Expert Mode, press OK
  5. Press F1: VIN/ZCS/FA button
  6. Press F3: CS/FA f. EC button, select Chassis type: E60, press OK
  7. Select ECU type: CAS, press OK
  8. Press F6: Back button. Then press F1: VIN/ZCS/FA button
  9. Press F2: Enter FA button, select Chassis type:E60, press OK
  10. Enter VIN program will display Vehicle VIN, press OK
  11. Find out and locate VO for old battery (-B090) > highlight –B090 and press delete on keyboard in Enter FA program
  12. Enter VO/FA number in the drop-down list on Attribute text field, click Add, press OK
  13. Press F6:Back button
  14. Press F4: Process ECU button, select ECU type: CAS, press OK
  15. Press F2: Change Job, select FA-WRITE option in job selection menu, press OK
  16. Press F3: Execute Job button
  17. Confirm the CAS module is selected and the job name is equal to FA-WRITE
  18. Press F1:Change ECU button, select ECU type: FRM, press OK
  19. Confirm the FRM module is selected and the job name is equal to FA-WRITE
  20. Press F3:Execute Job button
  21. FA-write job is ended
  22. Press F6:Back button
  23. After FA is changes, recode CAS and FRM
  24. Select CAS>>Process Module>>CAS>>Select job: SG_CODIERUNG>>press F3:Execute Job
  25. Exit the BMW ICOM Ncs-expert software

Register battery with Ediabas Toolset32:

  1. Open EDIABAS Toolset32 software on the desktop
  2. Select Datei > SGBD, Gruppendatei Laded > Select MSD80.PRG > Click Open
  3. Highlight steuern_batterietausch_registri
  4. Select Job and click Job Einmal Ausfuhren (run job once)
  5. The job runs and the display the result Job_status = okay
  6. Exit the Toolset32 software
  7. Disconnect the BMW ICOM diagnostic system.