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NGS PC Software Revision History



Version Date Description Link to Download
v8.2 6-7-2013
  • Added support for Power Balance and Cylinder Kill on the Ford 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel.
  • On the References screen, changed the NGS-PC Home Page link to www.HickokWaekon.com
  • On the References screen, added a link to the PATS Ref Chart ‘09-’13 .pdf file
Download v8.2
v8.1 1-17-2013
  • Implemented PATS support on the 2012 Focus.
  • Added 13 Active Commands in the ABS Module for 2012 Focus, Focus Electric, 2010-12 Transit Connect
  • Added new Active Commands and PIDs to 2012 Focus BCM. 5 commands added to the BCM.
  • Added 7 commands in Instrument Cluster Module, 1 in the FCDIM, and 2 in HVAC Module for 2012 Focus, Focus Electric
Download v8.1
v7.3 7-25-2012
  • Added support for (3-module) PATS on 2011 Edge/Explorer/MKX. Made change to 3-module PATS to improve error handling when key is positioned incorrectly during Program Key Code. Added wording to the warning message for RFA module PATS to instruct the user to make sure they have a charged battery (or battery charger) on the vehicle.
  • Modified Active Commands on IPC module on 2010 Fusion.
  • Modified Active Commands for IPC on 2010 Econoline. Turned off Chimes that should not have been available.
  • Added Brake Bleed function for 1996-99 Taurus/Sable, 2003-05 Aviator, 2006-10 CF/LCF, 2001-02 Cougar, 2010 Edge/MKX, 2005-10 Mustang, 2001-02 Expedition/Navigator, 2003-04 Expedition/Navigator, 2002.5-2003 Explorer/Mountaineer, 2005-06 Lincoln LS, 2002-05 Thunderbird, 2003 Windstar, 2004-05 Freestar/Monterey, 2009-11 F-150, 2010-11 Ranger, 2009-11 Motorhome/Bus Added Emissions selection on the 2011/12 Explorer, 2010/11 Taurus & Taurus SHO, 2011 Fiesta, and 2011 Powerstroke 6.7L Updated the link in NGS-PC to the download center on the Hickok Waekon website
Download v7.3
v7.2 5-1-2011
  • Added support for the 2012 Focus, 2012 Focus Electric, and 2012 Explorer
  • Added Bi-Directional Commands support on 2011 Explorer (PCM) & 2011 Edge (ABS).
  • Added support for Mode 9 data with the addition of the new menu action: "Get Vehicle Info", shown under the Emissions/OBDII module selection. The following Mode 9 data is displayed when this action is selected:   Vehicle Identification (VIN), Calibration ID, and Calibration Verification Number.
Download v7.2
v7.1 12-7-2011
  • Added support for the PATS Push Button Start Option as follows:
    - Added PATS for 2009 MKS (for vehicles both with and without RFA Push Button Start).
    - Added PATS for 2010-11 MKS (for vehicles both with and without RFA Push Button Start).
    - Added PATS for 2010-11 MKT (for vehicles both with and without RFA Push Button Start).
    - Added PATS for 2010-11 Taurus (for vehicles both with and without RFA Push Button Start)
  • Added "PATS BdyCM module support for 2011 F-150, 2011 Explorer, SuperDuty, Edge, MKX. (for vehicles without RFA Push Button Start)
  • Added support for 2011 Explorer including new modules, new PIDs and new Commands.
    New modules:
    - All Terrain Control Module (ATCM)
    - Column Lock Module (CLM)
Download v7.1
v7.0 7-21-2011
  • MY2011 Support Added (CD Only)
Available on CD only
v6.5 6-13-2011
  • Power Balance can now be viewed in two modes, raw and enhanced.
  • Short Term Fuel Trim PID for 6.4L diesel corrected calculation.
  • Bidirectional control and scaling for "IPR" on 6.0L diesel changed to 0-99%.
  • Short definition has been added to P132B PID's for 6.0L diesel.
No longer available for download
v6.4 3-21-2011
  • Updated to support the UMC Adapter release
  • Added all available PIDs and Commands for UBP modules
  • (Sharepoint Issue P3-422) Changes made to Get Stored Codes, Active Commands and Run Self-Test commands for UBP modules.
  • Added PIDs and Commands for the 2011 Fiesta (including ABS, APIM, ACM,BCM, FCDIM, GPSM, IPCM, OCM, PSCM, PCM, RFA, RCM TCM, VSM) and 2011 PowerStroke 6.7L (PCM, TCM, CDIM) selections.
No longer available for download
v6.3 1-10-2011
  • Added PCM Active Command "(EGRDC) EGR Vacuum Regulator Duty Cycle" for PowerStroke 6L PCM. Removed default PID to display to prevent error.
  • Change made to address issue with commands.
  • Added PIDs for RETM on MKS. Added PIDs and Commands for ICM on MKT.
  • Added PIDs for OCS on MKT. Added PIDs for PCM on MKT. Also added 'EcoBoost PCM' (with PIDs) to Modules list for this vehicle.
  • Added PIDs for RFA on MKT. Added PIDs and Commands for SODL & SODR on MKT. Added PIDs for HCM on MKZ.
  • Added Commands for HVAC on MKZ.
  • Added Commands for HVAC on 2010 Mustang.
  • Added Commands for IPC on 2010 Mustang. Added 2010 Navigator to Vehicles list.
  • Added GPSM and TCCM modules for 2010 Navigator.
  • Added OCS, PCM, 4X4 modules to Modules list for 2010 Ranger.
  • Added PIDs and Commands for ABS on 2010 Ranger. Added PIDs for RCM on 2010 Ranger.
  • Added Commands for GEM/SJB on 2010 Taurus.
  • Added Commands for HVAC on 2010 Taurus. Added Commands for ABS on 2010 Transit Connect.
  • Added Commands for IC on 2010 Transit Connect.
  • Added Commands for OCS on 2010 Transit Connect.
  • Added PIDs and Commands for PAM on 2010 Transit Connect.
  • Added PIDs for RCM on 2010 Transit Connect.
  • Added PIDs for SRM on 2010 Transit Connect.
No longer available for download