Update Motor Parameters - Procedure - Faraday Bikes

Update Motor Parameters – Procedure


Tools Needed

  • Windows ( 7 or later) computer
  • Faraday Utility
  • Faraday M5 USB Diagnostic Cable



Step One: Disconnect the mode selector

Step Two: Connect the diagnostic cable to top tube cable and mode selector. Take care not bend any pins by lining up the arrows on the connectors.

Step Three: Connect the USB to your computer

Step Four: Open the Faraday Utility. Check there is a COM device highlighted in green. If you don’t see this, click ‘Refresh.’

Step Five: In order to test the connection, select ‘System Info.’ The console should print out similarly to the picture below. Cycle power to the bike if prompted.

Step Six: Select ‘Motor Update.’ In the file browser select the appropriate .xml file. If you have not downloaded the appropriate file yet you can find them here.


Parameters BB Motor Description
NCTE 43 11  Rev 3 NCTE or THUN 43V (Faraday) plactic cup on BB
TDCM 43V 11 Rev3 TDCM 43V (Faraday) metal lock ring on BB cup
THUN Rev4 36V THUN 36V (8FUN) platic cup on BB + 8FUN on motor



Step Seven: The Utility should log a similar output to the image below. If so, the bike has been updated with the latest parameters. Carefully reconnect the mode selector and test ride the bike.