Benz W212 retrofit, program, code offline by sdconnect c4 plus

Topic: use MB Star diagnosis sd connect c4 plus & DTS Monaco engineering software to offline retrofit, program, code Mercedes Benz W212, such as upgrade low configuration headlights to high configuration headlights, enable and disable some functions of W212 etc. A nice feature is these performance are done offline which is stable and easy.

Retrofit W212 electronic folding mirror (dashboard coding).

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W212 airbag unlock.

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W212 turn off the start and stop function.

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W212 enable the curve light

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W212 keyless-entry retrofit.

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W212 turn off the check engine light on.

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W212 turn off the seat belt warning chime.

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Temperature Conversion: Fahrenheit to Celsius.

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W212 synchronize sound and light.

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W212 Change ESP chassis number.

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W212 Turn daytime running lights on at night.

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W212 Fix Turn Signals Blinking Fast

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W212 retrofit electronic rear door (gateway coding).

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W212 or 218 retrofit the original ambient Light (gateway enable the coding).

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Low configuration headlights upgraded to igh configuration headlights (dashboard coding)

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Low configuration headlights upgraded to high configuration headlights (front SAM coding)

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That’s all.

Last but not least, mb sd connect c4 plus doip is highly suggested, since it covers both old Benz and new Benz cars.

VXDIAG Benz Xentry “No Access authorization code” Error Solution

Here’s the working solution to Vxdiag Benz C6/VXDIAG multi tool Xentry software software error”
No Access authorization code!  You must contact the User Help Desk”

 

Solution:

If you install VXDIAG 2TB hard drive comes default with the package, there is a Tool folder on desktop

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Open 1-StartKeyCenter and 2-Key, fill in hardware ID and date.  Then generate a Starkey with Xentry Developer Keygen.

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Enter the Starkey and fill in the corresponding area
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Then save key.

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If xentry prompts message above which indicates the registration is succeed.

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Why MB Star C3 Xentry cannot work on W205 recent Mercedes

 Question:

I have installed Xentry 9.2014 in Mb Star C3 multiplexer. It works well so far. Now, I need to make diagnosis on mercedes w205 year 12/2014 but It can not communicate with the car. C3 don’t work in all recent cars in xentry but in DAS is ok.

Experienced users’ suggestion:

C3 has many limitation regarding latest vehicles in Xentry.
It can’t diagnose it e.g w205, w212, w222, w906, smart 453 etc.

its glory is already passed unless you deal only with vehicles in DAS.
you have to change to MB star Compact C4.
C4’s support also officially has been stop since 12-2015.

It is no different even you change folder.
it is different protocol with recent vehicles.

For your w205 (nice car) you can use one of this :
1.sd connect c4
2.xentry sd connect c5

Both good at all new Mercedes Benz models,W222, W221, W212, W203, 211,W 204,W207, W212, GL166, B 246, CLS 218, SLK172 and Smart405, 451, 452, 454

Besides the MB Star diagnosis software c3 and c4 own, sdconnect c4/c5 added three more software: SD Media, Xentry and Smart TAN Code.
SD Media: Video and PDF lessons;
Xentry: New software released by Benz Company after 04/2009 by diagnosis new cars. Xentry software for diagnosing W 204,W207 and W212 which C3 and C4 does not support;
Smart TAN Code: Opened special function in DAS program with Smart cars 405/ 451/452/ 454.Besides, it also opened more special functions, such as engineer mode, remove limitations,etc, which Star C3 and Star C4 do not have.

I have successfully communicated wit my w205 AMG using a MB SD C4 connect all controllers accessed.

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VXDIAG Benz C6 Multi Tool Xentry Software Update to V2019.07

VXDIAG VCX PLUS Benz or VXDIAG Benz C6 DoIP newer version 2019.07 has been tested and verified working by obd2tool.com engineer.

Software list:

Xentry/DAS
WIS/EPC
SDmedia
DTS Monaco
DTS Venice
etc

Firmware: upgradeable

Multi-language: Chinese/English/Bulgarian/Danish/Greek/Spanish/French/Italian/Korean/Polish/Romanian/Serbo-Croatian/Swedish/German/Finnish/Hungarian/Japanese/Dutch/Portuguese/Russian/Slovenian/Turkish

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Compatible upgradeable devices:

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vxdiag benz C6:  https://www.obd2tool.com/goods-10075-VXDIAG-MB-SD-Connect-C6-MB-Star-C6-with-DOIPAUDIO.html

VXDIAG with full brand: https://www.obd2tool.com/goods-10118-Allscanner-VXDIAG-Car-Diagnostic-Tool.html

vxdiag multi tool for BMW & Benz: https://www.obd2tool.com/goods-10125-VXDIAG-BENZ-MB-STAR-C5-Plus-BMW-ICOM-next-2-in-1-Scanner.html

Update method:

For new users, buy the HDD/SSD which comes with latest version software
For old users, send back HDD/SSD to run an upgrade. Update is Free. Freight is on your own account.

VXDIAG Benz Xentry software display:

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VXDIAG MB SD Connect C6 MB Star C6 Benz Diagnostic Tool with DOIP&AUDIO Function

VXDIAG For XENTRY Diagnosis VCI is the latest interface for For Mercedes & SMART vehicles can replace Star C4/C5. VXDIAG For XENTRY Diagnosis VCI acts as a Pass-through Interface, also called Star C6, For Benz C6 multiplexer to provide complete communication between a vehicle and the VXDIAG For XENTRY software loaded on a PC.

VXDIAG MB SD Connect C6 XENTRY Diagnosis VCI Overview:

Compatible Software: XENTRY/Das Software

Support Vehicle: Mercede For Benz & Smart vehicles

DoIP: Support DoIP

Functions: Star Diagnostic & programming (SCN Coding)

XENTRY Software Show:

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XENTRY Diagnosis VCI Summary:

The new VXDIAG For XENTRY Diagnosis VCI (Vehicle Communication Interface) multiplexer serves as the interface to the vehicle when performing diagnosis and repairs, and programming electric and electronic on-board vehicle systems.

The VXDIAG For XENTRY Diagnosis VCI does not have its own PC core, battery, fan, or display. It is operated using the VXDIAG For XENTRY Diagnosis Pad via WLAN or a USB cable connection.

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SD Connect C4 SCN coding login service error

Problem:
I have the MB account and the engineer confirmed the account can be applied to MB SD Connect C4 clone multiplexer.

I need to carry out online SCN coding, i got the 2019.05 DAS Xentry star diagnostic software.

But came across error before enter login menu.

Error screenshot:

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Error when starting the process: login service

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Error cause:

You should start from Xentry but not DAS.

If the error still exits, please make sure internet connection is well built. Set the computer time to your local time!!! Our engineer recommend to use latest software (current new version V2019.05).

SD Connect C4 Xentry cannot access some modules solution

I have a MB star diagnostic system with SD Connect C4 multiplexer. It worked without problem at the beginning. A friend borrowed it and now it behaves funny. It scans w204 well but for w203 it scans ezs and gateway only. It scans w164 to the fullest but only ezs on w163. What could be wrong?

Problem in detail:
I have a problem with my Star Diagnoses when I work on w203s. In the first picture this is what I get when I do a scan. It doesn’t scan the engine, transmission, bas. On the second and third pictures I wanted to code the fuel tank type on the instrument cluster and this are the messages I get and coding cannot be done.

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Communication error 2.565.0

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I using MB SD C4 MUX with 2014.12V Xentry software version.

I have had it for 3 years now.

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SD C4 firmware version photo taken when i connect it to vehicle and press “i” button for 3 times

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I have tried on other Mercedes cars, w163, w170 and the result is the same. It used to work before but after someone borrowed it, that is when I started experiencing this problem. I ran self test but I don’t know what to expect from the result.

Obd2tool.com engineer solution:

You have your Star tool for 3 years. The Xentry software is very old version. But your MB SD C4 main unit shows firmware version OS:2.3/CSD:2.10, the firmware version is new to 2015.  So your machine default firmware version won’t be this new. Contact your friend who borrowed your machine to ask if he tried to update/flash your SD C4.If yes, your software will not work with current C4 firmware.

If your friend had the same problem as you now when borrow your device. You properly should send back the unit for repair.

Note: Do try to use new 2015V 2016V Xentry software on this C4, they are not compatible with the firmware.

How to check if your current software is compatible with your C4 firmware or not.

Steps to update SD Connect

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How to solve MB STAR C3 DAS Fault (1.1)-1.501.9504

I have had a Mercedes diagnostic machine Benz star c3 for a while and i decided to try and make it work, but every time i try to communicate with the car i get  an error message saying :

Fault (1.1)-1.501.9504
Initialization of diagnosis multiplexer failed. Possible causes: The link between the diagnosis multiplexer and the diagnostic socket is interrupted. The link between the diagnosis multiplexer and the diagnostic unit is interrupted. The voltage supply at the diagnostic socket (circuit 30 and (or) circuit 31) is faulty.

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Error codes analysis:

error code 95xx: C3 mux settings is committed
error code 9551: means no C3 mux is connected
error code 9504: means Star C3 is connected and error in mux
error code 9500: means C3 is connected but error in COM settings to COM2
error code 99xx: means C4 mux settings is committed

So the error is 9504 means mux is read by software and mux is burned

But C3 mux is working on 3 main communication objects:
1- CanBus
2- K-line
3- L-line

your mux may still work if one circuit is burned like CanBus circuit burned but still you have other 2 working on K-line and L-line
Detailed possibilities of unsuccessful communication:

1 COM port setup improperly or broken COM serial on the laptop
2 New models that old STAR C3 cannot support
3 Something wrong with C3 diagnostic mux
4 Something wrong with cables

Thus, Obd2tool advice is to check your mux on other laptop, OR you may find your COM serial on your laptop is broken or do opposite check other mux on your laptop to find what is wrong. if all is ok, that is two possible occasions:

1 the model cannot not be supported by Star c3 and you should buy SDconnect C4
2 the software can not run ok and you can try new V2018.9 MB Star C3 Software

Disclaimer:

TRY ON YOUR OWN RISK!

Star diagnostic Variant Coding to MB W220 S55 ESP

What is variant coding? And how to do on Mercedes S55 ESP?

Purpose: ESP module variant coding with Star diagnostic

Vehicle:2002 Mercedes w220 s55

Problem: I get a code under ESP module saying C1511-005 Coding Error Variant Coding is incorrect

Reply:

The variant coding in question is set by using factory data. That factory data is basically what chassis that engine control unit is bolted to. Things like weight of the car, yaw sensor and acceleration sensor parameters, moment arms, etc etc.

Once the engine control unit “learns” its variant coding, it is permanently and irrevocably locked down.

The ESP module reads the variant coding from the ECU. Once read, its ” soft” locked.

Your trouble code suggests that the ESP module has a variant coding that differs from that of the ECU.

Is this a recent occurrence? Did you perhaps have an third party ECU tune performed? Was the ESP module replaced ? Is the trouble code stored or current ?

Using STAR you can go into the ESP and check the currency of the error code and determine if it was 9 years ago or last Tuesday. If it was a long ago and a stored code, I would clear it and move on. If it is current, you can force a variant locking reset of the ESP module in STAR diagnostic and see if the code returns. If the trouble code returns, that would make it a current and ongoing error. If that turns out to be the case then perhaps the ESP module has gone “breasts skyward”.

Look here:

in STAR diagnostic

go to the ESP module under CONTROL UNITS
CHASSIS
ESP
Fault Codes
Select C1511-005
1. to the right it should say CURRENT or STORED
hit F8
It should show you how many time the car has ben started after the code was detected. “0” means the fault is CURRENT, any number greater than 0 the fault should be STORED and past history. The ( obviously ) higher the number of start cycles the longer ago it was.

2. Double click C1511-005
Read the pre conditions
hit F3
read the sequence and follow it to (hopefully) force a variant coding re-read/write.

It would seem that the ESP reads the ECU on every start up. Having a bad TCU MAY be contributing to the ECU variant coding being off kilter. I would think there would be some P2000-P2564 series codes displayed for that though.

The most important note: When you get into adaptation it shows 000000 zeros on the vin number section and ask you to enter vin to match it. tried but no success.

How to solve:

Bear in mind I am using Xentry-Sim.
Paramaeters: specified US D2B version 220.175

Control Units
Drive
Transmission: selected 722.6 as of 2001
Control Unit Adaptations

First stab in the dark, try F7 ( Perform Synchronization ) In other words.. ” go fetch me the VIN from the ECU ”

If that is successful ( something other than 0’s displayed) , then F5 ( confirmation of the VIN ).

If not successful, try entering VIN as it appears normally, then F5
If that doesn’t work try entering as internal FIN, 2201751Axxxxxx where xxxxxx is your chassis serial from Normal VIN. Then F5.

If none of that works…It maybe time for some of that professional help mentioned earlier up the thread.
Try that and see what happens

I have no training as a MB mech/tech and offer this as just a possible direction to proceed in. The ( very ) highly paid professionals at the Dollarship or the ( not so ) highly paid folks at a good independent shop should/would have the final say.

Mb Star C3 Pro Red Interface With Seven Cable For BENZ Truck and Cars

Mb Star C3 Pro With Seven Cable For BENZ Truck and Cars Update To V2018.9

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Top 4 Reasons to Get MB Star C3 Pro:

1. Newest Software: V2018.9 (HDD with Win8 System No HHT)
2. Multi-Language: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Ruassian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finish, Greek, Hungarian, Korean, Polish, Romanian, Swedish, Turkish, Chinese
3. MB Star C3 has past truck test. It can used to do benz trucks 12-24V
4. Z-TEK USB1.1 to RS232 Convert Connector is included in the package now,easier for you to use Mb Star C3 on pc without COM port
Mb Star C3 Functions:

1.1989~up to now Car, Bus, Truck, Sprint, Smart ;
2.All electric system Diagnostic;(Do not include flash code)
3.reading trouble code
4.erasing trouble code
5.live-data
6.adaptation
7.component testing
8.maintenance
9.information consultation
10.component location diagram
11.wiring diagram

Mb Star C3 New Features:

1.This version of MB STAR C3 can fit all computers,it is not only limited on IBM T30,provide great convenience to customers.It has one hard disk contain DAS and WIS system.
2.With a 7 meter RS232-RS485 cable,provide more convenience to garage when diagnose.
3.Every hard disk has it’s special number,have self-test function.Just give us the self-test report and the number,we will find out what’s the matter with this tool,avoid the shipping charge when this tool need fix.Great improvement!
4.What is most important, this C3 has past truck test.It can used to do benz trucks.

Mb Star C3 Testable System:

ENGINE
AUTO-SPEED
AIRCONDITIONAL SYSTEM
SRS
ABS
ASR
MPL
GM
BENZ ORIGINAL ANTI-THEFT
DASX SYSTEM
KEYZESS GO SYSTEM
OBD-II SYSTEM

Product Software Includes:

1.D-A-S: the automatically Diagnosis Assistance System ,Concise interface and straightforward operation with IBM high-quality computer can realize the quick and accurate code reading and the whole car system testing
2.W-I-S net: Workshop Information System Supply the whole view of the wiring diagram in a car,component location diagram and maintenance method. What you do is to enter the chassis number, and then you will get the manufacture data, engine configuration and the car model -all in detail.
3.EPC.net : Electronic Parts Catalog
4.ST Finder:Part location finder
5. STAR UTILITIES : the movement management system and self-test

MB Star C3 Supported Vehicle List:

Passenger Car Support List:
A(176), A(169), A(168), B(246), B(245), CLC(117), C(204) C(203), C(202), 190(201), E(212), E(211), E(210), 124(124), S(222), S(221), S(220), S(140), S(126),
E(207), CLK(209), CLK(208), CLS(218), CLS(219), CL(216), CL(215), CL(140) SLK(172), SLK(171), SLK(170), SL(231), SL(230), SL(129), SL(107), SLS(197),
M(166), M(164), M(163), G(463), G(461), E(212), E(211), E(210), 124(124), S(222), S(221),S(220), S(140), CLK(209), CLK(208), CLS(218), CLS(219), CL(216),
CL(215), CL(140), SLK(172), SL(231), SL(230), SL(129), SL(107),SLS(197), M(166), M(164), M(163), G(460), GL(164), GLK(204), R(251)

Van Support List:
MB 100(631), T1, SprinterIII, SprinterII, SprinterI, Sprinter900, Citan, Vito(639), Vito(638), V(638),  Viano(639), T2, Vario, Vaneo(414)

Truck Support List:
Actros963/4, Actros2,3, AtegoIII, AtegoII, AxorII, Eonic, Zetros, Actros, Atego Light, Atego Heavey, HPN M96, Atron, HPN M2000, SKL, FSK, Further model series

Unimog Support List:
U20, UGN, UHN

Bus Support List:
TRAVEGO, INTOURO, INTEGRO, CITARO, CAPACITY, CITO, TOURISMO, O350/O403, CONECTO, O404, O405-O408, Minibus, OC500, TOURO, TOURINO, MBC, MULITEGO, O500, O500/OH, OH, OH368, OF, OF384, LO, O400, FURTHER MODEL SERIES

Super Sports Car Support List:
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Mb Star C3 Package List:

1x MULTIPLEXER
1x 16Pin OBD II Cable
1x 4Pin Cable
1x 38Pin Cable
1x 14Pin Truck Cable
1x COM Cable
1x RS232 to RS485 Cable
1x Serial Adapter Cable
1x Hard Disk
1x Z-TEK USB1.1 To RS232 Convert Connector

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