This is a demonstration of how to add a smart key for Mercedes Benz C250 W207 2008-2014 with Autel MaxiIM IM508+XP400 Pro programmer on the bench.
- Mercedes dashboard & EIS modules,
- Autel IM508 scanner,
- Autel XP400 Pro programmer,
- 1 original key,
- 1 blank new key.
Connect all devices, go to IM508 scanner to start:
Save EIS Data
IMMO >> Accept >> Benz >> Automatic selection >> Enter VIN / Read >> OK >> Yes >> 2008-2014 >> Control unit >> EIS tools >> Read EIS data >> OBD >> On bench >> Auto scan >> OK >> OK >> Yes >> OK
Add key >> On bench >> W207 >> OK >> Begin
Put the original key close to XP400 Pro programmer remote reception position, press any button on the key.
Insert the original key into the XP400 Pro IR keyhole, press “OK”.
Is the ignition key a smart key?
No >> OK
Read ignition key information success.
Put the original key close to XP400 Pro again, press any button on the key.
Insert the blank key into the XP400 Pro IR keyhole, press “OK”.
Is there a key password?
No >> OK >> Begin
Note: After the key password is calculated, it may be required to insert and remove the ignition key for multiple times before it can start the vehicle.
Insert the original key into EIS and wait for 5s…
Pull the original key out, press “OK”.
Insert the original key into EIS again and wait for 2s…
Please confirm whether the key can be turned to ON position.
If not, remove the key and try again until it can be turned to ON position.
Note: if operate in a car, please pay attention to whether the instrument panel is illuminated when the key is turned to ON position. Try again if the key cannot be turned to ON position.
Pull out the original key from EIS, insert it into XP400 Pro IR keyhole again.
Acquiring data and calculating password…
Wait for 10-30 mins…
Press “OK” when succeed to get password.
Insert the original key into EIS, wait for 30s…
Password calculation completed! Press “OK”.
Insert the blank new key into XP400 Pro IR keyhole, press “OK”.
Key addition completed, press “OK”.
Check The Key
- Insert the new key into EIS.
If the red indicator lamp on the key lights up and goes off, the key learning is successful.
If the red indicator lamp stays lit, try inserting and removing the key for several times.
If still not working, the key addition failed.
- Turn ignition on and check if the vehicle can be started normally.
If the vehicle not started normally, the key addition failed.
The new key does work normally.
Key programming has done!
Full operation video:
Using Autel IM508 plus XP400 Pro to program a new key for Mercedes W207 2008-2014 successfully!