Magic Motorsport news update: Flex

Bench Solutions for 8G Tronic VGS3-FDCT

A new protocol to program ZF 8G Tronic VGS3-FDCT automatic transmissions (TCUs) installed on Mercedes vehicles has been released.

With this latest Flex update, it is now possible to connect the gearbox control unit in Bench mode and access both the maps area and the EEPROM memory for TCU reading and writing.

Some of the supported vehicles:

  • Mercedes Classe A (W177) 180d 2.0L 116PS
  • Mercedes Classe B (W247) 200d 2.0L 150PS
  • Mercedes Classe CLA (C118) 35AMG 2.0L 306PS
  • Mercedes Classe GLA (H247) 220d 2.0L 190PS
  • Mercedes Classe GLB (X247) 250 2.0L 225PS (Hybrid)

This new protocol is available for the following software packages:

  • FLS0.2M – SW Flex TCU OBD/Bench/Boot (car, bike, van) Master
  • FLS0.2S – SW Flex TCU OBD/Bench/Boot (car, bike, van) Slave
  • FLS0.5M – SW Flex Full Master
  • FLS0.5S – SW Flex Full Slave

Newly added protocols:

  • Mercedes ZF 8G Tronic VGS3-FDCT Read/Write/Checksum Calculation Maps, Read/Write Internal EEPROM

Reading Time: ~ 10 minutes Writing Time: ~ 3 minutes

Bug fixes:

  • Added new CRC type for Kia/Hyundai Kefico CPGDSH2.2x.x
  • Added new CRC type for FCA Marelli 9GF
  • Added new CRC type for All Delphi DCM7.1AP
  • Added new CRC type for Mercedes Truck Continental MCM

Software improvements:

  • Added new type support for Honda Keihin TC1782
  • Improved detect sections on GM Delco E98