How to Reset BMW FRM3 XEQ384 with Xhorse VVDI Prog
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How to Reset BMW FRM3 XEQ384 with Xhorse VVDI Prog


How to Reset BMW FRM3 XEQ384 with Xhorse VVDI Prog


Here’s the guide to restore the original eeprom from Dflash to repair BMW E-series FRM (BMW Footwell Module) module by using Xhorse VVDI Prog programmer.



VVDI Prog adds FRM-E-SERIES-XEQ384 and FRM-F-SERIES-XET512 read & write options since version 4.6.8 (check pinout connection to VVDI Prog in the end of the post).


Here takes an example on BMW E-series E71

Step 1: Read Dflash

Connect FRM module with VVDI prog

Open VVDI prog software

Select MCU->Motorola -MC9S12->9S12XEQ384 unsecured


If vvdi prompts “Partition information error, please select the partition size manually”

Select the partition size EEE:0 sector, DFlash: 128 sectors (32K), press OK


Read and then save Dflash, i.e E71 xe


Step 2: Dflash to Eeprom 

Open Dflash to EEE for FRM3 Software, upload Dflash data just read

Then convert Dflash to eeprom.

(You can use free online FRM3 D-Flash to EEPROM converter here as well:


Save eeprom, i.e: eee_L508991.bin


Step 3: Write EEPROM

Back to VVDI Prog software, select Type 8-Others->BMW->FRM E-series XEQ384

Click Write Partition (will erase Dflash and eeprom data)

Write EEPROM partition to 16 sectors (4K), DFLASH: 0 sector 


Open EEPROM data just converted from Dflash


Click Write tab to write eeprom



Reset FRM success.

Install FRM module back to vehicle.


BMW FRM 2M25J/3M25J(9S12XEQ384) pinout to VVDI-Prog


BMW FRM F-series 2M25J (MC9S12XET512) pinout to VVDI Prog


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