How to program Mercedes Benz W203 all keys lost on bench with Autel IM608 & XP400 & G-Box2

How to program Mercedes Benz W203 all keys lost on bench with Autel IM608XP400 & G-BOX 2.

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Car model and key:

Mercedes W203 C180 year 2004 keys.

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Prepare these tools:

Autel MaxiIM608 with XP400 Pro & G-Box2

Hardware connection:

Connect IM608 with VCI then to G-Box2

Connect XP400 Pro to APB125 then to IR.

Connect OBDII -> G-Box2 and supply +12V.

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On the IM608 function menu, tap “Mercedes Benz” -> Expert Mode -> EIS Tools

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Read EIS Data -> IR.

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Tap “On Bench (G-box) -> W203 (K)

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Follow the W203 /W463 diagram to connect +12V, GND and T4.

Supply +12V to G-Box2.

Then, tap “OK”.

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Read EIS data
Insert IR key APB125 into EIS.

Read EIS data…via IR until 100% ok.

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Read Password by IR.
A window message pops up reading “Do you want to read the key password by infrared? the process takes about 1 to 4 minutes.”. Tap “Yes” to go on to get the password.

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Save EIS file
Look at the EIS basic information and EIS key information.

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Save EIS file.

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Generate key files.

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It will show the EIS information and password.

Enter a 16-digit key password.

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Choose “Key number 4 not used /Not disabled”, tap “Ok”- > V51 (Half Smart key).

Succeed to generate key file and save key file.

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Go to key -> IR -> Write BE Key.

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Insert new BE key into IR key hole and press “OK”.

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Choose key file to write, and the key number:4 and write.

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How to test key with Autel IM608?
Go to EIS Tool -> Test EIS status and working keys.

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On bench (G-Box2).

This function support OBD communication.

Test working key.

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Current EIS types: w203(k).

Read EIS information.

Insert key into EIS and remove 3 times.

Re-insert the key into the IR key hole on the programmer (XP400).

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Read EIS information and key.

This key is working key for this vehicle. Key number:4

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The key can start. Or you can test with the EIS / ESL testing tool.

Job is done.

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