When programmed BMW F32 by BMW ICOM NEXT A+B+C, always got error reading “Vehicle programming with ISTA/P is no longer approved for the connected vehicle. Vehicle management is now only possible with ISTA4. Please observe the release notes!”
Solution offered by cardiagtool.co.uk engineer:
For BMW F/I/G series programming, please use diagnostic software instead of programming software.
Here is the related operation guide.
Step 1: Enter diagnostic software ISTA+
After read out the vehicle information, select Service plan
Step 2: Then click Programming plan
Step 3: When a list of the hardware and software actions fully appears on the screen, click Execute measures plan.
Pay attention to the prompt:
The measures plan contains hardware actions preventing implementation of the measure plan.
Observe the following procedure:
1.When removing/exchanging a control unit, select “Control unit exchange” and select the control unit to be exchange on the “Before exchange” tab.
2.In the case of retrofits/ conversions, select “Vehicle modification” and select the relevant retrofit/conversion.
Note: If your BMW ICOM NEXT diagnostic tool comes without software, it’s better to get the latest software V2019.12 ISTA 4.20.31 ISTA-P 3.67.0.000.
12.2019 BMW Software Upgrade:
SDP Programming Database 4.20.13, Multilingual
ISTA-P 3.67.0.000, supports BMW motorcycle and electric vehicle programming.
BMW ETK 2019.11
BMW KSD 2019.11
INPA 5.00, winkfp 5.2.3, NCS 3.5.1
BMWAi Refresh Hidden 4.6
E-SYS V3.27.1 and V3.30, database V67.0, Chinese version software added
The latest FSC navigation code software and IBAC coder
Added DISV57 and DISV44 for old BMW cars, diagnostic and programming