Comparison on Mb Star C3 C4 Diagnosis Series

 

MB Star Diagnostic Tool series are the Mercedes-Benz approved dealer diagnostic systems for troubleshooting and programming.

mb-star-diagnosisMB Star diagnostic hardware:

MB STAR series now includes: WIFI MB SD Connect Compact 4 system, Super MB STAR C3 diagnostic system, MB Star C3 multiplexers (best quality, best price and C3 pro with 7 cables) and MB STAR Compact 4 system.

All Star diagnostic system will do Mercedes Benz 1989~up to now Car, Bus, Trucks, Sprint, Smart (expect SP45-C best price MB STAR C3)

MB SD Connect C4 is the newer Star system for newer models and support Mercedes with UDS protocol. SD Connect supports offline/online programming and Vediamo engineering software as well. Super MB STAR is the only Star tool that can be updated online.

Star diagnosis software:

All MB STAR Diagnostic systems come with multi-language basic software applications.

D-A-S / Xentry: the automatically Diagnosis Assistance System, Concise interface and straightforward operation with IB M high-quality computer can realize the quick and accurate code reading and the whole car system testing
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.
EPC.net: Electronic Parts Catalog
ST Finder: Part location finder
STARUTILITIES: the movement management system and self-test
SDMEDIA
PL69
mb star diagnostic system

Super MB STAR C3 comes with more software programs, including Smart Tan Code, Developer model and Benz Disassembly system etc comparing with other Star systems.

There are basic 3 formats Star diagnosis software HDD: IBM T30 HDD, Dell D630 HDD, and moveable external HDD. Internal HDD runs faster and stable then external HDD. While external HDD can be easily replaced and has no computer limitation (any laptop has COM-PORT)

How to do ECU programming with GM Tech2 ?

Best Quality GM Tech2 is the best tester GM Technicians use to diagnose GM, OPEL, Holden, SUZUKI, SAAB, ISUZU vehicles. The Vetronix Tech 2 GM software support for on-board diagnostics on all GM systems 1992-2011. GM Tech2 TIS2000 do GM car programming till 2007 .

How to use GM Tech2 to do eeprom programming?

Connect Tech 2 to the vehicle.
Switch on Tech 2 – start screen appears.
Turn ignition (Do not start motor!).
Press “Enter” in the Tech 2 start screen.
Select “F1: Service Programming System” in the main menu and then “F1: Program ECU”.
Follow the instructions on the Tech 2 screen.
During the download the Tech 2 screen shows the message “Programming in Progress”.
At the end of the download the Tech 2 shows the message “Programming was successful”. The button “Exit” leaves the program. First, turn off the ignition of the vehicle, then switch off the Tech 2 and disconnect it from the vehicle.
Turn off ignition for 30 seconds before starting the motor. Additional information is available in the section “Check programming”.

Alternative Programming with “Pass Thru”

In addition to the procedure described above, there is an alternative programming mode called “Pass Thru”. In that case, the data are directly downloaded from the pc to the ECU in the vehicle.

Although the Tech 2 is still needed in that mode, the data entry and the download control is done directly at the pc. Altogether, that method is faster, and it is recommended when a pc with TIS 2000 is within 3m of the vehicle.

Connect Tech 2 to the vehicle.
Connect Tech 2 to the PC switch on Tech 2.
Start TIS 2000 on the PC.
Select the icon ‘Service Programming System’ (Fig. 1) on the TIS 2000 start page.
Start TIS 2000 on the PC.
On the screen ‘Select Diagnostic Tool and Programming Process’ (See picture below) make a selection for
***Pass-Thru mode

***the reprogramming of an ECU that was not exchanged or the replacement/programming of a new ECU

***the ECU location.

Then clock ‘Next’ button.

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Check programming result

After every repgrogramming of an ECU a test to check the successful programming has to perform as follows:

Turn off ignition
wait for at least 30 seconds
start motor to confirm the successful programming
If the motor doesn’t start this points at an error. After the replacement of an ECU it has to be made sure that the necessary programming of the immobilizer was successful.

How to install TIS2000 GM TECH2 Programming Software?

TIS2000 CD and USB Key for GM TECH2 GM Car Model software, it is used to do GM car programming.
Please attention that the default software of TIS 2000 CD+USB KEY is version 2007.10.

 

1. Start TIS 2000 on the pc.

2. Select the application ‘Service Programming System’ on the TIS 2000 start page.

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3. On ‘Select Diagnostic Tool and Programming Process’ (picture below) screen make the desired selection for

1) the used Tech2 diagnostic tool

2) the reprogramming of an ECU that was not exchanged or the replacement/programming of a new ECU

3) the ECU location.

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5. Click “Next” button to continue.

10 Steps to Update Digiprog3 Software to V4.94

With Digiprog 3 4.94 update software, you will be able to upgrade the old version such as V4.88 to the latest 4.94 version.

Also you can check digiprog3-v4.94-vehicle-list if there is the new models you need to work with.

How to upgrade the Digiprog3 mileage correction tool to v4.94 ?

Step 1 – Download the V4.94 update software from your email, open it and and find two zipped files inside. Copy and paste the two files to desktop and unzip them. You will then get two document file folders in the same name.

Step 2 – Open “Digiprog3 V4.94 Update Video” folder, find a zipped file “COM 2.08.30 x86WHQL Certified” and unzip it.

Step 3 – Plug Digiprog 3 hardware to the USB port of your computer and a “Found New Hardware Wizard” window will pop up.

Step 4 – Next select “Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)”.

Step 5 – Select “Include this location in the search”, click “Browse”, select “COM 2.08.30 x86WHQL Certified” and click “Ok”.

Step 6 – The “Found New Hardware Wizard” window will pop up again. Click “OK” – “Next” – “Finish”.

Step 7 – Now check if there is “USB Serial Port (COM4)” under “Computer Manager”. This is to make sure the driver is installed successfully. If you do not find the option, repeat Step 3 to 7.

Strep 8 – Open the other file on the desktop, you will get 8 things in the file. Double click on “Digiloader1″ to open it.

Step 9 – Select “COM4 – USB Serial”, “Digi1.bin” and click “Select the port and click me”.

Step 10 – When you get a “Process end” prompt, it means the V4.94 Digiprog 3 software is installed successfully The upgrade process takes a few minutes.

Customer feedback on Xhorse iKeycutter CONDOR XC-MINI Key Cutting Machine

ikeycutter-condor-xc-mini-master-series-machine
1) Better than V8/X6 key cutting machine
2) HU101 works fine, HU92 works fine.
3) HU66 OK, have to do two passes on each side to get the key to work, same with hu100.
4) Condor XC-MINI cannot decode HU83
5) No solution for Renault emergency blade yet
6) Tool is very compact easy with database update from internet.
7) The new XC-mini adds more language than Condor XC-007, that’s the big improvement.
Key cutting machine comparison:

Item Number SL257 SL252 SL260 SL273
Title V8/X6 Key Cutting Machine CONDOR XC-007 IKEYCUTTER Korea MIRACLE A7 iKeycutter CONDOR XC-MINI
Update NO YES,Online Update NO YES,Online Update
Language English English English English
Car list Acura, AlfaRomeo, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Citroen, Daihatsu, Dodge, Ducati, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford, GCC, GMC, GreatWall, Holden, Honda, Hummer, Hyundai, Infiniti, Iveco, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lancia, LandRover, LDV, Lexus, Lincoln, MAN, Mazda, Mercedes, Mercury, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Piaggio, Porsche, Proton, Renault, Rover, Saab, Scania, Seat, Skoda, Ssangyong, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, Volvo… Same Same Same
Way of Key Cutting
1 Directly put key information
2 Copy key
3 Measuring key
Same Same Same
Applied Voltage No limited Need Setting,
Original Voltage is 220V
No limited No limited
If Original Copy Original Copy Original Xhorse
Which one is best ?
CONDOR XC-007 (SL252) is best one as it is most stable. CONDOR XC-MINI(SL273) is mini version of CONDOR XC-007. They all support online update.
CONDOR XC-007 NO NEED connect with computer when you cut key, database is build in the main unit. Only when update you have to connect computer. While Korea MIRACLE A7(sl260), V8/X6(sl257) can connect with computer when cut key.

VPECKER Easydiag & X431 5C Pro & Carcare C68 & Multidiag Pro,Which is the Best?

Item No. VPECKER Easydiag Launch X431 5C Pro Carecar C68 Multidiag Pro
Image
Language Italian, German,
Russian,French,
Spanish, Portuguese,
Polish,Turkish, Dutch,
Hungarian, Korean,
Czech,Arabic,
Indonesian,
Persian,Thai,
Vietnamese,
Finnish, Swedish,
Romanian, Bosnian,
English, Japanese
English, Spanish,
Arabic, French,
Korean, Japanese,
German, Russian,
Portuguese, Polish,
Turkish,
Dutch, Hungarian,
Korean,Czech, Arabic,
Indonesian,Persian,
Thai, Vietnamese,
Finnish, Swedish,
Romanian, Bosnian
English, Czech,
Spanish,French,
Russia, Portuguese,
Italian, German,
Arabic, Japanese,
Estonian
English, Spanish,
French, Italian,
Portuguese, Czech,
Dansk, German, Turkish,
Greek, Dutch, Hungarian,
Norwegian, Polish,
Romanian, Russian,
Serbian, Swedish,
and so on.
Quality Original Original Original Clone
Bluetooth/WIFI Wifi Bluetooth No Bluetooth
Update Update Online Update Online Update Online Update Via CD
Vehicle Coverage 78 Car brands only Cars only 60 Car brands till 2013 Cars & trucks till 2014
Function
Basic diagnostic
Special functions, e,g
Key programming, Oil change, Idle speed learning, Idle speed Adjustment,  Ignition timing adjustment,  Camshaft timing control learning, Maintenance functions, ECU Initial startup, ECU initialization, etc.
Basic diagnostic
(Quick Test, Read ECU Info., Read DTCs, Erase DTCs, Clear learning value, Data Stream, Actuations, Read freeze frame data, Read VIN, etc)
Basic diagnostic
Special functions, e,g , Resets Oil Service Light, Service mileage and service intervals, Replaces and recalibrates brake pads safely etc
Basic diagnostic (Quick Test, Read ECU Info., Read DTCs, Erase DTCs, Clear learning value, Data Stream, Actuations, Read freeze frame data, Read VIN, )
O/S
PC: Win XP-Win 10
Tablet
Android Tablet Hand-held, stand-lone PC: Win XP/Win 7
User Technician/DIYer Technician DIYer Technician/DIYer
Kindly Note
1. Launch X431 scanner and Multidiag Pro mainly perform basic diagnostic functions,
while VPECKER Easydiag and Carcare C68 are able to carry out special function for some models.
2. Multidiag Pro will do both cars and trucks, others do cars only.

Best VAS 5054 Plus ODIS 2.02 2015 New Release

ODIS V2.02 VAS 5054A Plus is professional PC-based vag diagnostic tool for VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat, Bentley and Lamborghini. VAS 5054A Plus with original Bluetooth Chip AMB2300 (sp33-e) works more stable than ordinary VAS 5054A does. And VAS 5054A+ also includes OKI chip and supports UDS protocol.

The vas 5054a+ with integrated Bluetooth interface connects the vehicle with a notebook, desktop PC or test system.
No cables are needed for vehicle diagnostics using the VAS 5054 PLUS.
The range of the wireless Bluetooth connection is 2 to 5 meters depends on the environment and the type of Bluetooth adapter used on the PC side.
The Serial Port Profile (SPP) is used for data transfer via Bluetooth. Different Bluetooth security levels are supported.

Now we launch some kinds of VAS 5054A Plus ODIS V2.02 Diagnostic Tools, you can check the vas 5054a+ comparison list attached:

Item Number Version Bluetooth Bluetooth Chip OKI Chip
SP33-E A quality V4.0 Yes Bluetooth Chip AMB2300 Yes
SP33-E1 A quality V4.0 Yes Bluetooth Chip AMB2300 No
SP33-E2 B quality V2.0 Yes OEM Bluetooth chip Yes
SP33-E3 B quality V2.0 Yes OEM Bluetooth chip No
SP33-E4 Basic Version No No Yes
SP33-E5 Basic Version No No No

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How to Update iKeycutter CONDOR XC-MINI Master?

1. Connect iKeycutter CONDOR XC-MINI Master to the PC with a USB cable.
2. Turn on the iKeycutter CONDOR XC-MINI Master.
3. Click “Update online” button to start update.
4. The screen will appear “Updating” prompt.
5. Wait for the update completed.
Notes: 
1. Do NOT turn off PC or unplug USB cable duing updating.
2. Data downloading and firmware upgrading may take a while, please be patient.
3. If the update fails, turn off anti-virus software and then try again.
Free download Condor_XC-Mini_Update_Tool(en)_v2.0.2.exe
https://mega.nz/#!rh9kDBJa!hgX4goVzEV_OiiL9heFA_JWg78NC-ISJrP5b5iF8N50

4th Anniversary Sale of Cartool.co.uk is Coming Soon

The 4th Anniversary Sale of Cartool.co.uk will be holding on 10th-20th Nov.
Now we much appreciate your advice on the 5 kinds of anniversary free gift collection.
If any suggestion, please kindly email us the item name/link for your alternative choice from our website.
Our email address: Sales@cartool.co.uk
What’s App: 0086-1372-015-9182
5 Free Gift Collection for Anniversary Sale
1 Multidiag pro (SP190-C)
2 JLR Mangoose (SP116)
3 VAG Cable V15.7 (SV87)
4 MINI ELM327 (SC157)
5 NitroOBD2 (SE119/-B)

 

Volvo 88890300 Vocom Interface Update Error Solved

Q1: Volvo 88890300 Vocom Software cannot be updated online. How to do after you update the software?

I bought VOLVO VOCOM on February 2015. I install the PTT 1.12 on XP system and run smoothly. But today, I have updated the Tt 1.12 software to the latest version but know I get the following error:

Communication unit minitor
Connected communication unit 88890020/88840133/88890300updated.
The software in the communication unit 88890020/88840133/88890300 must also be updated to be compatible.
See the Tech Tool help file for instructions on how to update the software.

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A1:
This software and solution is only for customer who update the PTT1.12 software. If you do not update. Just use the PTT1.12 software comes with the CD on XP laptop.
NEVER UPDATE IT AGAIN
1) download our WIN7 system: http://www.chinaautodiag.com/html/win7-32bit-free-download-19514.html
2) follow video to install the win7 system: https://youtu.be/5UDtvb72-SE
3) after done, better do not connect internet for this laptop, to avoid update it again
4) download this 1.12 software, and follow the video inside to install again: https://mega.nz/#F!YR1BlQJb!0-RJkT1gGJvCMlLA1c86dg

Q2: Hello, I got the Volvo 88890300 Vocom Software CDs installed in laptop and EXT hard drive got it recover as the directions. When reboot the laptop, windows started to open, But got blue screen. Saying a component need is unassailable.

A2: Change your laptop to ACHI mode. then you will solve that problem.

How to generate key codes from reading EIS with CKM100?

CKM100 Car Key Master with Unlimited Tokens is best quality key programmer for Mercedes Benz and BMW cars.

CKM100 highlights:

1) 100% Original YANHUA product can be updated online.
2) Support key information reading, data calculating, and key programming for Benz and BMW.
3) Operated via OBD socket, CAN or K line on many models without disassemble.
4) Graphical workflow makes it easy to use.

CKM100 support car models:

BMW,Benz,VW,Audi,Seat,Hyundai,Kia and Porsche (see attachment)
Benz before 2009 year
BMW CAS4 models

How to generate key codes from reading EIS with Yanhua CKM100?

1) Go to official website http://www.autoemaster.com/

2) GO to upgrade. (and change the language to chinese)

3) Download “奔驰钥匙计算器”

( This “奔驰钥匙计算器” only has Chinese version. But its advantage on working very stable. Quality is reliable. For keys made by YANHUA company. It can be used repeatly. )

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4) Use this calculate the data

Note: It has the account, but everytime only can one customer enter this account to use. So if other customer use it, you need to wait.

Best KEYDIY KD900 Remote Maker Remote Control World

Best KEYDIY KD900 Remote Maker is a Handheld Remote Control Generate tool can be used alone without the computer. KD900 is a 100% original KEYDIY product support update online.

How does KD900 work on remote key programming ?

Here are some feedback collection of KD900 remote key programmer customers.

1) Lucky for 90% people KD900 key programmer is a good investment.
2) Support Chevrolet/Citroen/Fiat/New Honda/Opel/Peugeot/Renaul/and other car remotes with NXP chip.
3) Keydiy KD900 remote key maker better for Europe, especially UK cars
4) New NB remote work with KD900 which work for PCF7941/7961/7946/7947 keys available
5) KD900 is not cheap, but it comes with super quality.
6) No Need PC Support, standalone which makes it easier to operate
7) KD900 requires tokens as other key programmer, and it is not cheap
8) KD900 has developed make bluetooth key, it is unique.

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What does KD900 remote programmer support?

These model/remote type have been tested successfully (keep adding more)

Make Citroen 508 new c4l remote and it generated 2000-2015 all Citroen and Peugeot including 107 207 307 408 508, c1 c2 c3 c4 c5.
Generate 1J0 959 753 remote, DA work for euro 2003-2005 BORA PASSAT GOLF BEETLE and the same year Skoda and seat cars.
Make remote for 1J0 959 753 AG work for euro 2003-2005 BORA PASSAT GOLF BEETLE and the same year Skoda and seat cars.
Make a NXP remote key for Peugeot
Make remote for SORENTO
Make remote for PICANTO
Make remote for RIO 2011 2013
Make a remote for BMW 318CI
Make remote for KIA CARENS315
Make remote for KIA K3
Make remote for Ford Endeavour
Make remote for CEED 06-09
Make new remote for CARENS2013
Make 1J0959753CT remote for VW car
Make Hummer 2007 remote
Make to keys for bmw x5 work perfect
Audi A3 8PO 837 220 D remote work 100%
Make nb02 remote Peugeot 207
Seat toledo 2003 remote working OK
Make Bluetooth key for Honda City (new added after May, 2015)
Chevrolet Captiva 2009 MY remote worked perfectly on BO9 remote
Opel Corsa c worked ok
Make remote for Mitsubishi pajero 2011
Make remote for Astra H and later id46
Make remote for Toyota Axio JDM work
Make remote for 04, 06, 07, 08 Ford Focus
Make remote for Ford Fiesta 2006 2008 lost keys
Generate remote for Peugeot and Citroen 206 207 307 308 408 c2 c5.
Make remote for many Renault models
Make remote for Audi TT A3 R8 key
Make remote for 7m3 VW key
Make remote for 2005 Vitara remote key
Make remote for Suzuki grand vitara remote 433mhz 2004
Make remote for Astra-H with a NB02-1
Make remote for Nissan terrano 2005
Make remote for Toyota KDH van UK model, all good
Make remote for many many Toyota / Mazda/Hyundai/Kia
Make Peugeot 0536 remote, remote can be reused, won’t be locked.

KD900 failed models:
Failed on kangoo And Clio
Failed on vw crafter 2E0 959 753 A
2010 model mazda 3 B03 remote (but some worked out. they work fine on mazda, but you need to program a proper ID63 carbon transponder – your issues are due to TPX chip.)
Kia ceed 2009 (Some others worked out. Kia Cee’d needs the Omron OKA-185T(100% tested).)
2003 Mitsubishi outlander with an OUCG8D525M remote
Mitsubishi 433
2003 Nissan Primera
2004 Nissan Terrano,
8Z0 837 231 D remote
Zafira B, one a 2007, and the other a 2009

For detail vehicle model and remote type, please check the KD900 Remote Generator User Manual.

In all, we have no ability to make 100% people happy.But KD900 is really a powerful remote maker.