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MB Star C3 V2015.9 up Multiplexer Initialization Failed Solution

Here is the Obd2tool.com engineer solution to Mb Star C3 V2015.9 up DAS Xentry multiplexer initialization failed problem.

Error message:

Initialization of diagnosis multiplexer failed.

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Possible causes:

The link between the diagnosis multiplexer and the diagnostic socket is interrupted.

The link between the diagnostic multiplexer and the diagnostic unit is interrupted.

The voltage supply at the diagnostic socket (circuit 30 and (or) circuit 31) is faulty.

Note:

When using SDconnect,check the connection status using the Toolkit.

Solution:

1. First check if you use the correct software for Star C3 not SD Connect C4, you do not modify software by yourself and it passes self-test.

If all these are okay, replace the Config file in c:\program\mecredes-benz\config

Config file

https://mega.nz/#!vhFEXBiL!jeFN5y38eCEH3ZitnQ2lvOGKBn3hJTWb4KsZ70I537k

2.If still not work, check device and vehicle communication

3. Otherwise send your MB Star C3 and software back to repair.

MB Star Diagnosis Coding Out ABC on Mercedes R230 Cars

MB STAR Diagnostic Tools software can code out ABC, here is the example on code out Mercedes SL65.
NOTE : the instruction here only for R230s (not any W215, W216, W220, W221)

To do this, you need a MB Star diagnostic SD Connect C4 with Developer mode. Hook up SD Connect diagnostic system to your car and when it reads your car, select Control Units, pick Information and Communication and you will see ICM :

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After ICM, you will see Control Unit Adaptions :

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From there, choose the year of your model :

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From there, select Special Equipment

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Select ABC :

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Then go to the drop down tab and change it from PRESENT to NOT PRESENT, and click F3.
After that, turn off the car, with the doors closed.
Wait 1-2 mins and start the car back up (no more ABC codes and no white or red lights).

Using MB Star C3, C4, SD C4 to do online SCN coding

A customer asked me that if it is possible to do program injectors and gear resetting with his MB Star SD C4 diagnostic tool for the following cars:
E 320 cdi year 2006 W211 224 Ps v6
C 220 cdi Year 1999 w202 125 Ps
C 220 cdi Year 1998 s202 125 Ps

The answer is yes. but it requires the MB Star tool to open SCN coding function. As you can see, there is a “tips,, option in SD C4 software, which usually is not available. You can also find this function in Benz star c3 and MB Star C4 software interface. This is the SCN programming function. It can be used only after you purchase account and password for the function. Here are steps on buying and using this function.

How to get SCN coding function:
1.Purchase online SCN coding service.
2.Provide your order number of the SCN coding service to OBD2TOOL.COM customer service to activate this function.

How to use SCN coding function:
1.Prepare MB Star SD C4. a laptop. Teamviewer and the cars that you are going to do coding or resetting.
2.Select car model and system that you want to program, such as headlight XALWA-L.
3.Select CONTROL unit adaptations.
4.Select offline program (CONTROL MODULE PROGRAMMING) then (SCN coding).
5.Run teamviewer and enter teamviewer id and password
6.Login server (DALMLER)
7.Login server and finish SCN coding.

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