How to Set up DTS Monaco for VXDIAG Benz C6

Q: How can i configure DTS monaco engineering software to work with the VXDIAG Benz C6? Can you provide manual or video operations? Or set it up via Teamviewer?

CnAutotool solution:

The software comes in hard drive (HDD) format. Don’t need special setting. Enter from SMR and go.

Check here:

After make good connection, open DTS Monaco software on desktop

Accpet warning message


Select Open a workspace


Enter from 4th option: MBcar_MBvan_SMR_DiagnosticCAN_V_02_02


Select control module and perform ecu update or other features you desired





Here’s a quick video operation demo:

Benz Flash programming with VXDIAG C6 DTS Monaco

Remove & Replace Benz Electrical Ignition Switch ( EIS ) Instructions

The ignition switch on your Mercedes is coded to the vehicle, so you will have to reprogram the system for the computer to recognize it. The switch itself is easy to remove but you must first remove the steering wheel, steering column tube module and the trim around the gauge cluster.

Applies to : C350 (2007-14), C180 (2007-14), C200 (2007-14), C230 (2007-14), C250 (2007-14), C280 (2007-14), C300 (2007-14), C320 (2007-14)

Today , lets introduce how to replace Benz W204 electrical ignition switch as following :

The switch itself is easy to remove but you must first remove the steering wheel (red arrow) steering column tube module (yellow arrow) and the trim around the gauge cluster (green arrow).

Please remember before removing the airbag and steering wheel to disconnect the ground cable and wait 30 minutes for the electricity to dissipate from the system.

With everything removed you can get access to the switch module from behind the dash (red arrow),but first you need to remove the trim piece the front (yellow arrow).

While Mercedes sells a special tool for removing the trim piece (red arrow) you can do it with two thin flat head screwdrivers.There are plastic notches on the inside to the trim piece;insert the two screwdriver until they are seated against the notches and then turn the piece counter clockwise.Make sure the screwdriver are seated well so you do not risk scratching the trim piece.

Remove the module by reaching in and pushing down on the module with your left hand (red arrow) while pressing in from the front (yellow arrow) with your right hand.

Slightly turn the unit and press in the tabs on the electrical connections (yellow arrows) and separate the connections from the module.

If you have an automatic transmission you will need to remove the lock out cable.Turn the unit so you have access to the cable on the top.Squeeze in the two clips (red arrows) and slide the cable forward (yellow arrow)

You can now slide the lock out tab up and out from the ignition module (red arrow)

Installation of the new unit is the reverse of removal.Remember you will need to have the vehicle programmed to accept access to the new EIS (ignition switch module).

Finished now

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MB SD Connect Compact 4 Star Diagnosis Tool Plus Dell D630 Laptop Latest Version 2017.09

MB STAT C4 Plus Dell D630


MB SD Connect Compact 4 supports reading & erasing trouble code,reading the real-time data of sensor and actuator, coding and programming. Auto diagnostic tools suppliers MB SD Connect Compact 4 supports wireless diagnose, support K-line,CAN BUS and UDS protocol, ,with multi-language.this model with the dell630 laptop .
MB SD Connect C4:
1.Support Wireless
2.Software Version: 2017.09
3. Hardware Verison:  V2.2
4. Supported Multi-Language: Bulgarian/Danish/Greek/Spanish/French/Italian/Korean/Polish/Romanuan/Serbo-Croatian/ Turkish/Czech/German/English/Finish/Hyngarian/Japanese/Dutch/Portuguese/Russian/Swedish/Chinese
5. Support Mercedes Benz Cars After Year 2000
6. The quality is the best and it can work stable.

New MB STAR C4 Features
1. New MB SD Connect Compact 4 Star Diagnosis support wireless diagnose;
2. New MB SD Connect Compact 4 Star Diagnosis not only support K line diagnose and CAN BUS,but also UDS diagnose protocol. Because old MB STAR C4 main board do not have UDS chip, so old MB STAR C4 can not support it;
3. Multiplexer now use Lan cable to connect
4. Connector adopt Military quick swap technology, it can support 10,000 times pull plug, more stable;
5. All core accosseries adopt original new packing chip, and 24hours test, guarantee the quality of the products;

MB SD Connect Compact 4 Supported Vehicle List:
MB SD C4 Support Mercedes Benz Cars After Year 2000

Passenger Car Support List:
A(176),  A(169),  A(168),  B(246),  B(245),  CLC(117),  C(204)  C(203),  C(202),  190(201),  E(212),  E(211),  E(210),  124(124),  S(222),  S(221),  S(220),  S(140),  S(126),
E(207),  CLK(209),  CLK(208),  CLS(218),  CLS(219),  CL(216),  CL(215),  CL(140)  SLK(172),  SLK(171),  SLK(170),  SL(231),  SL(230),  SL(129),  SL(107),  SLS(197),
M(166),  M(164),  M(163),  G(463),  G(461),  E(212),  E(211),  E(210),  124(124),  S(222),  S(221),S(220),  S(140),  CLK(209),  CLK(208),  CLS(218),  CLS(219),  CL(216),
CL(215),  CL(140),  SLK(172),  SL(231),  SL(230),  SL(129),  SL(107),SLS(197),  M(166),  M(164),  M(163),  G(460),  GL(164),  GLK(204),  R(251)

Van Support List:
MB 100(631),  T1,  SprinterIII,  SprinterII,  SprinterI,  Sprinter900,  Citan,  Vito(639),  Vito(638), V(638),   Viano(639),  T2,  Vario,  Vaneo(414)

Truck Support List:
Actros963/4,  Actros2,3,  AtegoIII,  AtegoII,  AxorII,  Eonic,  Zetros,  Actros,  Atego Light,  Atego Heavey,  HPN M96,  Atron,  HPN M2000,  SKL,  FSK,  Further model series

Unimog Support List:
U20,  UGN,  UHN

Bus Support List:
Minibus,  OC500,  TOURO,  TOURINO,  MBC,  MULITEGO,  O500,  O500/OH,  OH,  OH368,  OF,  OF384,  LO,  O400,

Super Sports Car Support List:

1.Basis: Windows XP Professional.
2.DAS Diagnosis Assistance System: Supports vehicle diagnostics by means of decision trees.
3.WIS net Workshop Information System: Provides wiring diagrams, installation instructions, detailed technical information and repair information.
4.Star Utilities: Auxiliary and maintenance program used for self-diagnosis of various components, word processing, and other functions.
5.Optionally available: ASRA net (Information concerning operation and standard texts, flat rates and work units).

1.Faulty components are replaced in the 1-year service life
2.In certain cases , complete systems are replaced

Update Service:
1.Regular updates for applications and data
2.Update by HDD.

Help and Support:
1.The Star Diagnosis User Help Desk consults on software and hardware
2.Knowledgeable advice in several languages: German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Japanese