How to use W164 W209 W211 Gateway Adapter with VVDI MB Tool

Xhorse-made Mercedes-Benz W164 W209 W211 Gateway Adapter for sale:


When a user programs keys with a VVDI Mercedes, he should first read out the EIS data. With this Xhorse Benz W164/W209/W211 Gateway Adapter connected to the vehicle gateway, the user is allowed to remove EIS and read data in the office, which is very convenient; without this adapter you have to read EIS data in the car.

VVDI MB Tool read Mercedes ME 9.7 (Pinouts)

This is how to connect Mercedes ME 9.7 to read ECU data using VVDI MB Tool.
Mercedes-Benz ME9.7 connected to data read from ECU, did not try to reset. Check the scheme of connection


Connect the cables from VVDI MB tool OBD to ECU directly and give power supply. Every function is fine. If you using Benz ECU test adapter cable, please check did the can high and can low of the plug is short circuit. Some times there will have short circuit on the serial port of the ECU adapter.
In my case I’m not using resistance.


OBD2 side:
1 K-Line  Ignition control (EZS), air-conditioner (KLA), PTS, safety systems (Airbag, SRS, AB) and some other
3 TNA  TD engine rotation speed
4,5 GND  Ground
6 CAN-high  CAN-High (including AirBag system in W203, W209, W220, W240, R230, ?215 after 2004y)
7 K-Line  Engine control diagnostic (ME/MSM/CDI)
8  Ignition,…
9 K-Line ABS, ASR, ESP, ETS, BAS diagnostic
11 K-Line  Gearbox and other transmission components (EGS, ETC, FTC)
12 K-Line  All activity module (AAM), Radio (RD), ICS, …
13 K-Line  AB diagnostic – safety systems
14 CAN-Low  CAN
15 K-Line  IC, KI), TAU, LWR diagnostic
16 +12V  Power
ECU Side:
2: Ground
15 & 16: 12 Volts
41: CAN High
54: CAN Low


VVDI MB Tool Power Adapter Manual (Photos)

VVDI MB Tool power adapter  user manual…  Here you go.

First, you need correctly  connect the power adapter with VVDI Mercedes 

Then, you can use VVDI mb tool to fast program new keys to Mercedes when all key lost



It is the vvdi mb tool power adapter that speeds up Mercedes key programming:

  • 18 minutes for data acquisition for W204, W207 all key lost
  •  no need replug IR adapter for many times during W216, W164 2009- all key lost data acquisition
  • directly OBD communication with W164, W164 2009-, W209, W211 without a real gateway


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