Ford will often update the computer in your vehicle. The new update ID (calibration ID) that is loaded into your computer is called a strategy. Many times your SCT dealer will ask you to read your vehicle’s strategy for many reasons which includes creating custom tunes.
Step 1: Once the device is powered on using the OBDII cable provided.
Step 2: Scroll down and select “VEHICLE INFO”. You will be prompted to turn the key to the ON position.
Step 3: Make sure you turn the key forward to the position just before the crank position. Your dashboard should be lit with indicator lights. Select “Continue”
Step 4: Once the X4 has detected you turned the key on, it will proceed to display your VIN, COMM and ECU Strategy.