About the software

What is it?

NCS Expert is part of BMW’S “INPA” tools software suite, the main purpose of NCS Expert is to interact/code the modules in the car.

What does it look like?

The main screen:



This is the main screen of the software where you can do all of the functions, the layout can be a bit confusing but after you have done it a few times you get used to it.

What models does it cover?

  • 1 series E81 E82 E87 E88
  • 3 series E30 E36 E46 E90 E91 E92 E93
  • 5 series E34 E39 E60 E61
  • 6 series E63 E64
  • 7 series E38 E65 E66
  • 8 series E31
  • Mini R50 R52 R53 R55 R56 R57
  • X series E53 E83 E70 E71
  • Rolls Royce RR1 RR2
  • Z series E52. E85 E86 E89
  • F01/L6


This is a list of the modules you will find in NCS expert, please take note if which one your programming you don’t want to ¬†code the wrong one:
ABG – Airbag Module
AEWS – Immobilizer
AKMB – Instrument Cluster
ALSZ – Light Switch Center
BTM – Passenger mirror Module
CVM – Vert Module – don’t touch this, apparently it’s sensitive
FTM – Driver rearview mirror module
GM5 – ZKE – Central Body Electronics
GT – Navigation
LWS – Light Switch
RAD – Radio
RLS – Rain Sensor
SM – Seat Memory
UEB – Rollover Sensor