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  • Page 1 Hardware Manual...
  • Page 2 ©2005 Ford Motor Company All rights reserved The information, specifications and illustrations in this manual are based on the latest information available at the time of printing. Ford Motor Company reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR VMM HARDWARE ... 15 VMM HARDWARE MANUFACTURER’S WARRANTY AGREEMENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS ... 18 CANADIAN TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR VMM HARDWARE ... 20 CANADIAN VMM HARDWARE MANUFACTURER’S WARRANTY AGREEMENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS ... 23 ... 3 ...
  • Page 4: Definitions, Acronyms, And Abbreviations

    " " $ Local Area Network Light Emitting Diode Personal Computer PCMCIA Personal Computer Memory Card International Association, Expansion card form fa POST Power-On Self Test Software Technical Information Support Hotline Universal Serial Bus Vehicle Communication Module Vehicle Measurement Module &...
  • Page 5: Vmm Description

    PCMCIA expansion slot which can, for example, be used for wireless LAN cards or memory expansion. The VMM device contains four LED status indicators to provide the user with a visual mode of operation for the VMM and host device.
  • Page 6: Safety Warnings

    WARNING – This equipment must be earthed (grounded). DO ensure that a competently trained person checks that all the electrical connections (including any electrical power cable or any extension leads) are properly made in accordance with the instructions. & VMM Safety Information...
  • Page 7 CAUTION - This equipment must only be used by trained personnel. WARNING – If the VMM is being used in a moving vehicle, ensure that the VMM and cables do not distract or interfere with the driver, or form a hazard in any way.
  • Page 8 Switch off power to the equipment, disconnect the DC power cord from the vehicle and contact your Hotline Call Centre Support. DO NOT connect any equipment to the PC compatible signal interface connections of the VMM until you are satisfied that the equipment is safe.
  • Page 9 Installation Category 2 – Local level, appliances, portable equipment etc. with smaller transient over-voltages than Installation Category 3 (Over-voltage Category). The measurements section of the VMM is designed for use in Installation Category 1 – Signal level, special equipment or parts of equipment, telecommunication, electronic etc., with smaller transient over-voltages than Installation Category 2.
  • Page 10: Important Safety Instructions

    " " $ CAUTION – Do not use this equipment in close proximity to: • Operating mobile phones • Operating mobile transceivers, such as amateur radio, taxi cabs, emergency services • Mobile phone cell repeaters • Broadcast radio and television transmitters •...
  • Page 11 13. ALWAYS WEAR SAFETY GLASSES WHEN USING GARAGE EQUIPMENT. Everyday eyeglasses only have impact resistant lenses, they are NOT safety glasses. KEEP THESE INSTRUCTIONS IN A SAFE PLACE. ENSURE ALL VMM OPERATORS READ AND UNDERSTAND INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE EQUIPMENT...
  • Page 12: Led Status Indicators

    " $ &$ , he VMM unit has four LED status indicators that are visible through LED ID Label. The LED status indicators allow the user to visually observe the operation of the VMM. Refer to Fig A for the location of the LED status indicators on the VMM.
  • Page 13 This LED will flash slowly, approximately once every 2 seconds, (with all other LED’s unlit) if the VMM is in ‘warm-up’ mode following storage at temperatures below 0 This LED will flash rapidly, approximately five per second, (with all other LED’s unlit) if the VMM is shut-down due to over temperature.
  • Page 14: Troubleshooting

    VMM unit. If the VMM is still inoperable after performing the checks, contact the Ford Technical Information Support for assistance (see Support Instructions chapter for details).
  • Page 15: Vmm Technical Specifications

    1400g (3.1lb) without cables Operating: -20ºC to 50ºC (-4ºF to 122ºF) at 15% to 95% RH non-condensing Storage: -20ºC to 60ºC (-4ºF to 140ºF) at 15% to 95% RH non-condensing The VMM fulfils the requirements of the CE marking scheme and UL201...
  • Page 16: Care And Maintenance

    Note: Dust and other particles should be lightly brushed from the surface before being cleaned. Cleaner should be applied to a soft lint free cleaning cloth and never directly to the VMM. Do not soak the cleaning cloth and take care not to allow cleaning fluid to enter connectors.
  • Page 17: Support Instructions

    " " $ , ** f the checks in the Troubleshooting section did not resolve your VMM concern, contact the Ford Technical Information Support for assistance. For U.S. Ford Dealership support information see For Canadian Ford Dealership support information see For non-Ford Dealerships support information is available at &...
  • Page 18: Terms And Conditions For Vmm Hardware

    Loan and Security Agreement to be executed by Buyer and Seller. 2. "Equipment" shall mean herein the VMM hardware, unless the term is expressly limited on the Order Form to the VMM. 3. Title to Equipment purchased by Buyer from Seller shall pass to Buyer upon Seller’s receipt of all amounts owing by Buyer to Seller hereunder.
  • Page 19 " " $ & LIMITED TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE WARRANTIES PROVIDED BY THE HARDWARE MANUFACTURER. SELLER MAKES NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, INDEMNITIES OR GUARANTEES WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO EQUIPMENT EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARISING BY LAW OR CUSTOM, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
  • Page 20 " " $ Insurance and Indemnification. Buyer shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless Seller from and against, and at Buyer’s own expense provide insurance satisfactory to Seller covering any and all losses, damages, claims, expenses and other liabilities (including attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of: (i) damage, loss, theft or destruction of the Equipment, or (ii) death, injury or property damage connected with the use, operation or condition (including without limitation, defects whether or not discoverable by any party) of the Equipment.
  • Page 21 " " $ Hardware Manufacturer warrants only to the original Buyer that under normal use, care and service, the Equipment (except as otherwise provided herein) shall be free from defects in material and workmanship for two years from the date of original invoice. Leads, probes, cables, pick-ups, adapters and all other attachments, supplies and consumables (except as otherwise provided herein) are also warranted for two years from the date of original invoice to be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use.
  • Page 22 " " $ & Hardware Manufacturer s obligations under this warranty are limited solely to the repair or, at Hardware Manufacturer s option, replacement of Equipment or parts which to Hardware Manufacturer s satisfaction are determined to be defective and which are necessary, in Hardware Manufacturer s judgment, to return the equipment to good operating condition.
  • Page 23: Canadian Terms And Conditions For Vmm Hardware

    REPAIR AND/OR CORRECTION. 1. Payment and Terms of Payment. a. If Buyer has requested and Ford Motor Company ("Seller") agrees to sell under the Dealer Open Account payment plan, then Buyer shall pay the Total Cash Price shown on the Order Form.
  • Page 24: And Conditions

    " " $ & or other labor difficulty, governmental legislation or other restriction, or any other cause beyond Seller’s control. 5. Unconditional Obligation. Buyer’s obligation to make payments to Seller or its assignee shall be absolute and unconditional and shall continue unmodified despite: (a) any loss, damage or other interruption in the use of Equipment;...
  • Page 25 " " $ & warranties, agreements or understandings, whether oral or written, not specifically set forth in these Terms and Conditions. 11. Personal Property. Equipment (including the Software, if applicable) shall be kept at Buyer’s premises and shall remain personal property regardless of how and to what degree it may be affixed or attached to any building or structure or what may be the consequence of its removal from such building or structure.
  • Page 26: Canadian Vmm Hardware Manufacturer's Warranty Agreement Terms And Conditions

    " " $ Seller’s prior written consent. Seller may assign this contract at any time but shall not thereby be relieved from any liability hereunder. In the event that one or more clauses of this contract are found to be unenforceable, illegal or contrary to public policy by court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of this contract shall remain in full force and effect except for the unenforceable, illegal or other provisions.
  • Page 27 " " $ cleaning, storage or handling; (E) fire, water, wind, lightning or other natural causes; (F) adverse environmental conditions, including, without limitation, excessive heat, moisture, corrosive elements, or dust or other air contaminants; radio frequency interference; electric power failure; power line voltages beyond those specified for the Equipment;...