V5.017 KESS V2 Master Version FAQs & Customer Feedback

Q: What’s difference between the KESS V2 5.017 Master Version and Kess 4.036?


  Connect Online Tokens Operation System Support list EDC17 ECU Protocols
KESS 4.036 NO Need Re-charge XP or few WIN7 Cars, few others NO Line, CAN, EDC17 and MED17 and Ford J1850
KESS 5.017 Yes No Need
XP/WIN7/WIN8/Windows virtual machine Almost Cars, trucks, Yes 140+ than v4.036

Q: What is the difference between V5.017 Kess V2 with 2 versions item no. SE137 and item no.SE137-B?
The item no. SE137 kess v5.017 includes reset button, while item no. SE137 kess v5.017 doesn’t have it.
For functions and online operation, these two version of V5.017 Kess V2 both work very well and add more protocols than V4.036 Kess V2

Q: Does 2017 Kess V2 V5.017 include USB Dongle?
No, it doesn’t.

Q: How to update V5.017 KESS V2 V2.23 ?

1. About software update: Free Send by Link always.
2. About firmware update: Need change Chips, need pay in future.

Q: How to install V5.017 KESS V2 V2.23 Ksuite Newest Software ?
Note: Before installation, remember to disconnect all Internet work!

Step 1 

Open KSuite 2.23 (E:) and run “ksuite_222_v2” exe. To complete the setup, click “Next”, “Next” then “Install”.

Step 2

It will pop up a Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 License Terms, click “Yes” to continue.

Select language as “U.S English”.

Click “Next” until “Finish” to complete Ksuite 2.22 setup wizard.

And choose “English”.

Step 3

Back to KSuite 2.23 (E:) and open “Ksuite 2.23” folder.

Right click the “K-Suite” shortcut on desktop to choose “K-Suite Properties”.

Delete all files in “KSuite” folder.

Then copy all files in “Ksuite 2.23” folder to “KSuite” folder.

Step 4

Now it will pop up a Found New Hardware Wizard.

Click “Next” then “Finish”.

After that the USB Device is exist.

(You can right click “My Computer”→ “Manage”→ “Device Manager”)

Open K-Suite shortcut and now it’s Ksuite 2.23 software!

Click “Info” button and check the firmware version is 5.017.

Now installation is complete, you can use this new KESS V2 FW 5.017 Ksuite 2.23 for ECU chip tuning!

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