KESS 5.017 News, KESS V5.017 Guide

Right now,there are several types of KESS V2 Master Kits For Multi cars,trucks chiptuning via obd2 port available in the marketplace like

Red PCB KESS V2 5.017 Europe Version

KESS V2 5.017 Green PCB

KESS V2 5.017 Slave

KESS 5.017 With USB Dongle

Then what’s the different between them ? I belive,some tuners are suffering from this confusion. Given to this problem, KESS V2 5.017 Master Version Comparison Guide For Buyers will be shared here with all tuners,by which,you will better know about these ECU Chiptuning Tools.

KESS V2 5.017 Master vs KESS V5.017 Slave Version

1.For KESS 5.017 Master : Tuners can directly on the program you have write on the vehicle (tuning,egr off,…) and rewrite after directly. While for the Slave version, it was be encryption and cant do boot mode.

2.The KESS V5.017 Master is cheaper than KESS Slave version.

3. KESS Slave is the original version,while the KESS V2 Master is a clone version,but more popular and big welcomed. KESS 5.017 Master version was the most popular ECU Programmer for cars,trucks by far.

So,if you dont care about price,then you can buy KESS 5.017 Slave ,after all,it is the original one, but if you wanna a tool more easily to use and can support more ecus models at a affordable price,then you can buy KESS V2 5.017 Master Version.

Red PCB KESS 5.017 vs Green PCB KESS V5.017

Well, these two kits shared almost same features ,software,hardware and functions. The different between them in following

1.The Red KESS 5.017 is the new designed version of kess 5.017 blue ,with new look as the original one and best PCB used by far to provide a more stable performance.

2.Red KESS FW5.017 can support more vehicles.

3.Red KESS FW5.017 price is a little expensive than Green PCB KESS 5.017.

KESS V5.017 vs KESS 5.017 With USB Dongle

Just as the name suggested, the different between them lies in the kess whether contains USB Dongle or not and the reset button version with 30 tokens limited,and you need to reset tokens after ran out.But the KESS V5.017 Without USB Dongle, no tokens limited.

So, Here is my suggestion : For the cheapest but effective KESS V2  Kit : Buy KESS 5.017 Green PCB, this tool has been tested by many tuners with a good reputation and the price is costive and affordable. For the professional and best ECU Chip Tuning Tools For OBDII Flashing,Buy Red KESS 5.017 EU is your best choice,it will never fail to you and the price is still affordable too.




KESS 5.028

KESS V2 5.028 Introduction

5.028 KESS V2 Master Version is the new introducted ECU Chip Tuning Tool for reading and writting cars,trucks ecus via obdii port. KESS 5.028 was updated from KESS V2 5.017,but added new features and functions and can support online more protocols.

KESS V2 5.028 Master Version First Images

KESS 5.028 Ksuite 2.34

And following is a Red KESS V2 5.028 Master Europe Version Quick Reviews shared by, check it to better know about KESS 5.028 With Red PCB.

KESS FW5.028 Specification

Firmware : 5.028
Software : 2.34
Car Models : For Multi Cars Trucks (up to 257 online protocols)
Languages : Multi-language
Functions : Ecu Programmer
Connection : By OBD2.
Computer requirements : XP/WIN7/WIN8/WIN10

KESS 5.028 Ksuite 2.34 Available Features

1.New Added 54 online protocols,like VAG EDC17CP24, DELPHI DCM3.7,Ford EDC17CP05, EDC17C70, EMS24xx, SID902 and so on.

2.Used latest software 2.34 and hardware 5.028.

3.Kess 5.028 works with the connected Internet and on the ID file itself communicates with the database and downloads the desired file to a folder on the PC.

4.Read and write ECU via OBD2 port directly, no need disassemble ECU from the car, easy to use .

KESS V5.028 Pros and Cons

The Pros

1.New generation,will be bound to bring tuners new technology supporting and will be more powerful to use.

2.Can support online 257 protocols,no years limited,no tokens limted.

3.Multi-Languages vailable.

4.Can work on Multi operation system.

5.Read and write ECU via OBD2 port directly, no need disassemble ECU from the car.

6.partital virtual read support and with virtual server Toyota and Vag.

The Cons

The KESS FW5.028 was still under developement and unavailable ,and it was still need more confirmed informations be released and more tested by reported. So currently good suggestion for ECU Chip Tuning Tool for OBDII Flashing was Red PCB KESS 5.017 like this one :

Red KESS 5.028 vs Red PCB KESS V5.017

As we have talked above, the KESS FW5.028 Ksuite 2.34 was the updated version of KESS 5.017 With Red PCB,so these two kits shared most commons in terms of features,functions and so on. The different betwen them mainly in following

1. KESS V2 5.028 was the newest generation ECU Flash Tool,and features and functions will be more powerful.

2. Compared to KESS 5.017, KESS V2 5.028 Master new added 57 online protocols.

3. Red KESS 5.017 wa available,while the kess 5.028 was still underdevelopement and unavailable yet.

So,if you are looking for a ECU Chip Tuning Tool for reading and writting more ecus via OBDII port ,then you can wait for a moment and give kess fw5.028 a shot,after all,it is the latest generation, will bring you more appealling experience. But if you dont wanna to wait and flash 140+ protocols was enough for you,then there is no wonder, Red KESS 5.017 Ksuite 2.23 will be your best choice ,KESS 5.017 Red is the best ECU Programmer of 2017 and by far,it was still super hot in the marketplace,received many good feedbacks for its quality,features, functions, performance as well as price.

New Updated KESS 5.028 Shared Functions and Features

Added work with Simos18 blocks released after summer 2015goda.

Added work with Toyota on the protocol K-Line.

There was an opportunity to work with cars LandRover / Jaguar, including the last years of release, through the OBD connector.

Including added work with blocks:

Ford EDC17CP05, EDC17C70, EMS24xx, SID902






KESS V5.017 Guide

ECU Tuning Tools are used for reading and writing the content of the ecu and currently,the mainly ECU Flash methods was via OBD2 communication port or  via a special BDM port that is on the ECU’s motherboard.With OBD tuning tools you can flash an ECU over the diagnostic port from the car. With the Bootmode tool you can program the ECU through one of the communication ports (BDM/JTAG) on the circuit board.

And currently,there are two hottest ECU Flash Tools available in the marketplace

For OBDII Flash Tool : Red PCB KESS V2 5.017 EU

For Bootmode Tool : Red PCB KTAG 7.020

OBDII Chip Tuning Tool : KESS V 5.017 With Red PCB EU Introduction

Red KESS FW5.017 is the bestselling and strongly recommended OBDII ECU Programmer.It used import Japanese Murata filter NFE61PT472C1H9L,great quality with stable to use. Red KESS 5.017 EU can support online 140+ protocols (cars,trucks) without years limited,no tokens limited,online operation supported and so on. Red KESS 5.017 EU Master is easy to use and supports multi-languages optional and this tool has a good reputation for its quality, performance as well as price.

Online Red PCB KESS 5.017

Bootmode Tool : Red PCB KTAG V7.020 EU Introduction

Just as we knew,there are lots of ECUs need to be disassembled ECU from the car,in this case, KTAG 7.020 With Red PCB became a ideal choice. The Red PCB KTAG 7.020 Europe Version is full activated version for online all protocols without tokens limited,it is perfect .K-TAG 7.020 can work For Toyota Hilux kun26 and new added 100+ ECU types & supports new car models e.g. Toyota 76FXXX, PSA 17.4.4, Ford E83, VW 17.5.5 (1766), Mercedes-Benz 276 ECU, Toyota 76F, etc. and Red KTAG 7.020 with GPT cable to support GPT functions .EU Red KTAG 7.020 supports online operation, supports multi-languages and the price is cheap affordable too.

Red PCB KTAG 7.020 EU

So,if you wanna a tool for OBDII tuning,then buy Red KESS 5.017 is your choice,but if you wanna a tool for BDM flash,then buy Red PCB KTAG 7.020. And now more and more tuners tend to buy kess ktag together to support more ecus.



KESS V5.017 Guide

Online EU Red PCB KESS  V2 5.017 is the hottest ECU Chip Tuning Tools For Online 140+ protocols without years limited. Red KESS 5.017 has been tested by many tuners and has been confirmed again and again about the quality, performance as well as functions,so in the normal time,it can flash ecus via obdii port without tokens well.

Note : New Year promation for Red KESS 5.017 is available at,5% off + free dhl shipping, see here : Red KESS V2 5.017 EU For Sale.

Red PCB KESS V2 5.017

But today,when i hang around auto forums,i saw a members post his kess help questions like below

“Hope some of you more experienced can help. 4 days ago I read the ecu (Bosch MED17x) from a Mini R56 turbo with the clone via OBD2 with success. Today I try to read again and I got this error; “Warning, unknown ECU. For a correct procedure you must send log files and reading to the technical support. Proceed anyway?” I tried 3 times without success; restarting laptop tec

Red KESS 5.017 Problem

Red PCB KESS V2 5.017 Problem

Just before reading, I hooked up the Kess V2 unit to my laptop to test the “Recovery” mode. Nothing was attached to the unit to the car. I just wanted to know how to do Recovery; selecting ecu, file and so on.”

Well,about this problem, many testers have shared their workable solution in the forum as well,so based on their experience,i post here for sharing.

If you met Red PCB KESS 5.020 EU “wake up error,Warning, Unknown ECU” problems,pls dont worry,your KESS 5.017 With Red PCB was still in good condition, and  you can fix it by  reinstalling the Ksuite. Easily as it is,yet this method has been tested by many users,workable,and you can give it a shot.

If you have any questions or doubts about Red KESS 5.017 KTAG 7.020 or other ECU Programmer,pls dont hesistant to contact us by following method