Today I’m gonna add a remote key for Mercedes Benz E250 W207 with Autel MaxiIM IM508 & XP400 Pro programmer. This Mercedes came from my customer, he gave a working key and want to make a new one.
Firstly, connect Autel IM508 with OBD via cable,
IMMO >> Mercedes Benz >> Smart Mode >> On vehicle >> E250 coupe W207, Yes
Add key >> Read EIS data >> Begin
Put the ignition key close to the programmer remote reception position and press any button of the key.
Insert the ignition key into the XP400 Pro IR keyhole, press “OK”.
Is this ignition key a smart key? Press “No”.
Confirm IMMO status:
Key number is 2, not smart key, press “OK” to continue.
Put the blank key close to the programmer remote reception position and press any button of the key.
Inset the blank key into the XP400 Pro IR keyhole, press “OK”.
Is there a key password? No.
Press “OK” to enter password calculation process.
Press “Begin” to start.
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.
Note: please confirm if the key can be turned to the ON position. If not, try again.
Acquiring data and calculating password, please wait...
The whole process takes about 10-30 minutes.
Press “OK” when succeed in computing key password.
Insert the ignition key into the EIS and wait for 30s. Press “OK”.
I can hear a steering lock sound during the time.
Password calculation completed!
Press “OK” to return to key addition process, and proceed to the next step.
Insert the blank key into the XP400 Pro IR keyhole, press “OK”.
Key addition completed.
After press “OK”, check if the new key can be used normally according to instructions.
Test new key:
Insert the new key into the 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 several times.
If still not working, the key addition failed.
The new key can actually start the car, its remote is okay.
Using Autel IM508 together with XP400 to program a key for Mercedes Benz E250 W207 successfully!