Mercedes W204 OBD odometer programmer, which is the best?

There are lots of threads talking about Mercedes-Benz W204 mileage correction. Some use Digiprog 3 odometer programmer, some use VVDI mercedes or FVDI commander or original AVDI. So, which one should be best for W204 km change? Here you go…


Here list some good questions and answers between forum members. Read them first.


Q: w204 possible only dash?
A: NOT possible only dash.

you have to do dash and can-filter.
or use digiprog or elprosys or abritus72 or enigma

Q: Any one done 2014 by OBD?
A: Use can blocker, make backups and never will have problems…

Q: Anyone done Mercedes W204 2014 by OBD?

if yes, what tool can do this
A: avdi,fvdi,digiprog…..

Q: digiprog3 and fvdi, which better for W204 mileage?
A: I killed one with fvdi, it crashes. the ZGW will need recoding.

I do not recommend using fvdi on w204.

Have better change with digiprog3

I did 2012 with it

Q: How to make right on w204 with fvdi?
A: Original equipment or solder can blocker.

Q: Any good experience of digi?
A: I did a few 204 212 with digiprog 3 v4.94. ,no problem.

Q: How about AVDI for 204?
A: I’ve got AVDI ORG but can’t do 2013 W204
but yesterday i killed also the ZGW of one W204 2011 the First Time.
have Smok tool to repair this until you done backup
I don’t know if you can do it 2014

Q: Cluster was changed in car. How do I have the cluster automatically go back to original mileage? Only tool I have is VVDI MB BGA tool. Thanks
A: for w204 through vvdi mb
if you want to bloack km synchronization between EZS and dashboard, you need backup CGW (gateway0 EEPROM and FLASH before write km

Q: Anyone tried with Smok?
A: I’ve got now smok Merc
so I try and cant do first time error when Erase Flash

so I write the flash and eeprom back and then I try again
all GOOD job done
smok tool its the best for this price

AVDI cant write flash back after first problem – smok done easy
In summary,

Digiprog3 programmer should be the best solution of Mercedes W204 Odometer Mileage through OBD. Within 5 minutes and no need dissemble the dashboard.

Attach some photos here.. the W204 2009 model







So, easy to OBD correct mileage using digiprog. W204 2009 success!

Note: there are some guys who claim they have done w204 2012 with digiprog, but also some others said 2013 didn’t work. personally, i wouldn’t try ezs with digiprog of 2013 model. if it reads tacho then it’s okay, and use can blocker.
this would be a cheap option..

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How to set up Bluetooth/WiFi for Launch X431 V 8 inch

How to setup WiFi & Bluetooth in the 2017 Launch X431 V 8 inch scan tool for vehicle diagnosis? Here is the WiFi & Bluetooth setup manual for reference.

Part 1: How to set up Wi-Fi in the Launch X431 V 8 inch scan tool

Note: If you don’t need to use Wi-Fi for a while, you can turn it off to conserve

battery life.

X-431 V has built-in Wi-Fi that can be used to get online. Once you’re online,

you can register your X-431 V, browse the Internet, get apps, send email and

check for software updates.

  1. Connect to a Wi-Fi network
  2. On the home screen, tap Settings > WLAN.
  3. Slide the Wi-Fi switch to ON, X-431 V will start searching for available

wireless networks.

  1. Select a wireless network,

– If the chosen network is open, X-431 V will connect automatically;

– If the selected network is encrypted, a network password will need to be


  1. When “Connected” appears, tap the Enter button to exit and return to the home screen.

Note: When Wi-Fi is not required, this should be disabled to conserve battery


Once it is connected successfully, tap the Wi-Fi network from the list to view its

name, link speed, security type, IP address etc.

When this tool is in range, it will connect to the previously linked network


  1. Disconnect from a Wi-Fi network
  2. On home screen, tap Settings > WLAN.
  3. Tap the network with a Connected status, then tap “Disconnect”

III. Vehicle diagnosis via WiFi


Part 2: How to perform Bluetooth setting in the new LaunchX431 V scan tool

  1. Bluetooth setting

Enter X-431 V Bluetooth setting screen (“Settings” –> “Bluetooth”), slide the

Bluetooth switch to ON and X-431 V will start searching available Bluetooth

device, tap the desired connector to pair.

By default, the Bluetooth name is 98549*****00 (where ***** stands for 5 digits.).

Note: In case no Bluetooth setting is done before diagnostic software is launched,

you can also configure it while using the software.

  1. Car diagnosis via Bluetooth

Tap –> “Diagnostic” to enter the vehicle selection page.

Take Demo as an example to demonstrate how to diagnose a vehicle.

1). Tap the “DEMO”, the following dialog box appears:

2). Tap “DEMO” to ignore Bluetooth connection and jump to the DEMO system selection screen. (Note: No Bluetooth connection is required for DEMO program.)

3). Tap “Engine”, the system will jump to the function menu.

Read DTC

Read Data Stream

Also, special functions and reset service are available.

Special functions:

Injector test, fuel pump test, purge control solenoid and so on.

Reset service:

Oil Reset Service, Steering Angle Calibration, Electronic Parking Brake Reset, Battery Register / Battery Maintenance, ABS Bleeding, Electronic Throttle Position Reset / Learn, Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Regeneration, Tire Pressure Monitor System Reset

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FAQ JLR Mangoose Cable with SDD Software

Here are answers to the frequently-asked questions of JLR Mangoose cable running with SDD software crack. Wish it helps.



Q: Can you provide the link/address of the seller of the “Mangoose” that works fine for you?

A: The mongoose cable jaguar i am using:


Q: when checking the software for viruses, did you try beforehand the MS Windows Security Essentials that are already installed within Windows 7 and did that not detect the virus?

A: Nope, never heard of it  I use freeware Comodo Internet Security pack, it detected suspicious file, but it only denies access do infected file, it doesn’t cure it. So I’ve downloaded and installed free trial version of Norton which cured infected file, and then I’ve uninstalled it.


Q: Did you have to set a date prior to 1st January 2013 in your system to avoid requests of the IDS/SDD for update through connection to Topix?

A: So far there were no update requests form SDD, so the was no need to do any date modifications. To be honest, I don’t have much experience with SDD, so far I’ve connected SDD do my car only for 2 times and so far I didn’t encountered any problems.


Q: Did you upload the latest driver for the JLR Mangoose Pro from the Drew site (even if your “Mangoose” is not coming from Drew, is that possible) and isn’t there a risk to “burn” the device by converting a non-Pro firmware to a Pro version, as reported previously in this thread? 

A: Tried to do it, but no effect. I’ve downloaded and installed 32 bit, 64 bit MangoosePro, and even Mongoose ISO/CAN and Mongoose Ford drivers available at Drew Tech site, none of them works with Mangoose device. There’s dedicated driver for Mangoose delivered by the seller on one of DVD’s, and this then only one that works with Mangoose. So far I’ didn’t found any other suitble driver. One more word about burnt Mongoose clones, IMHO the thing that kills them is firmware upgrade to PRO version, not OS driver upgrade. As written above, none of Drewtech MangoosePRO drivers work with Mangoose, I didn’t tried firmware upgrade, and I won’t do it, too risky.


Q: Can you confirm the sequence of events: a. IDS/SDD download in the virtual XP machine; b. installation of the driver; c. update of the driver; d. launching of IDS/SDD; e. connection of laptop to OBDII?

A: My sequence:

  1. a) Disable any network access to Virtual Machine
  2. b) XP installation
  3. c) SDD installation
  4. d) SDD software license file replacement
  5. e) Mangoose driver installation
  6. d) Mangoose device – connect to USB
  7. e) SSD launch
  8. d) Connect to OBDII


Q: Did you use an external power supply such as Midtronics or Iota to ensure stable voltage when running codes’ scans, and/or how long does it take to do so, to avoid laptop’s and car’s battery draining?

A: I didn’t used external power supply. Code reading, modules check takes about 2-3 minutes. The SDD was running for about 1.5 hours, and i didn’t noticed any battery draining symptoms.


Q: Can JLR Mangoose cable work fully with jlr sdd software crack?

A: No, JLR Mangoose cable ($40.99) is usually used for basic obdii diagnosis…..better on jaguar/land rover before 2014

Vxdiag vcx nano for JLR Jaguar and land rover ($89): works ok in obd2 diagnosis, key programming, online&offline programming….100% perfect on cars before 2016

That is, you get what you paid for.

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Dodge Ram 1500 Transmission Vibration Solution


I have a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 here with a 5.7l which has a weird problem.

I must mention, I have diagnose fault code with wiTech MicroPod 2 scanner and this has NO DTC.


Transmission jerking / vibration while cruising

The TCC (torque converter clutch) never fully engage. If I understood correctly, it has 4 possible positions :

I’ve measured them with the oscilloscope

OFF : always off
PARTIAL : duty cycle around 50% with a slow frequency around 50 Hz
TRANSITION : duty cycle around 50% with a high frequency over 1 KHz
FULL ON : unable to check it…. it never goes into the Full ON mode

The OFF, PARTIAL and TRANSITION sequences are all OK but the PCM (or TCM) never request the FULL ON position and I think that’s the issue

While cruising on the highway and if the TCC is in the TRANSITION phase everything is OK and there’s no jerking.

When the cylinder deactivation or “Multi Displacement System” (MDS) engage (or when the V8 becomes a V4) … the TCC goes into the PARTIAL phase and after 1second of PARTIAL phase, the transmission begins to jerk. It feels almost like a misfire.

And thinking about it, it make sense. The TCC goes on and off 50 times per seconds so it’s normal that it creates a vibration.

I jumped the TCC to full ON manually by jumping the control wire to the ground and the jerking / vibration goes away.

So my question is …. what are the conditions for the TCM to control the TCC to FULL ON ?

I’ve searched google and I haven’t found the info i’m looking for.

I’ve looked at scan data and here are the mains one :

-TCC request & actual TCC status are always identical
-TCC request never goes to FULL ON or ON
-engine RPM and turbine speed have around +/- 50 rpm difference
-transmission oil T° is around 105 F
-TPS has normal range
-When Cylinder 1,4,6,7 disengage for MDS system, the TCC goes into PARTIAL state and stay in PARTIAL for a long time and that’s when the vibration begins
-the TCC sometimes goes into PARTIAL state for limited time with all 8 cylinders in function and there’s no vibration
-The TCC never enter FULL ON under no circonstances

once again, there’s no DTC, only customer compliant.

any idea what to look for ?
why the TCM never ask for FULL ON on the TCC ?
what are the conditions that needs to be met to go in FULL ON state ?

I do not want to replace the ECU.

The driver ( transistor) is OK since all the other States are working.

I also flashed the software in case it was corrupted and no changes.

I hate changing ECU without proofs.

I don’t have the truck with me but over 150 000km.

The transmission have been replaced 6 months ago with a used one with unknown km. All was going smooth until last Friday.

This truck had a supercharger installed a few years ago.
It was removed last year when the transmission died.

Like I mentioned, the jerking is only present when the tcc is in the PARTiAL state.

Plugs have been replaced last year. This isn’t coming from the engine.





So they replaced the whole transmission (it was on warranty) and the problem’s fixed…

I’m pretty confident in my 1st call : L/R solenoid sticking/gripping in the valve body.


OBDSTAR F104 Chrysler Jeep Dodge Key Programmer Pin Code Reader


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Kess v2 Ksuite 2.32 Mater Clone on Mega

Kess V2 master China clone ecu tuning kit newer software Ksuite 2.32 has released and verified working by engineer.


Software version: K-suite V2.32

Free Download Kess V2 Ksuite 2.32 Software

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Operating system: Windows Xp, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10


Compatible hardware:

Item# SE87 KESS V2 OBD2 Manager Tuning Kit (No Tokens Limitation) FW 3.099 Master Version with new LPC2478 Chip

Item# SE87-C KESS V2 Unlimited Token Version Firmware V4.036

Item# SE87-K  Truck Version KESS V2 Firmware V4.024 Manager Tuning Kit Master Version

Item# SE87-CK KESS V2 Master Manager Tuning Kit Firmware V4.036 Truck Version

Item# SE87-D  KESS V2 Firmware V4.036 Manager Tuning Kit master

Ksuite 2.3.2 installation tips

1.Ksuite 2.32 with hardware Item#87, SE87-C, SE87-K, SE87-CK should follow kess v2 ksuite 2.28 software installation video guide to install.

2. Ksuite 2.32 with hardware Item#87-D should follow kess v2 2.25 software installation video guide to install.


How to install Kess V2 FWV4.0366 Ksuite V2.08-V2.28

How to install Kess V2 V4.036 Ksuite V1.89-V2.25

Note: Ksuite 2.32 does not work with Ktag k-tag master clone.

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Launch X431 V Pro and Global Version Comparison

Launch X431 V 8 inch tablet vs. Launch X431 V Pro vs. Launch X431 Pro 8″ global version vs. Launch X431 Pro 7″ diagnostic scanner.
Item Launch X431 V 8″ Launch X-431 V Pro Launch X431 Pr 8” Global Version Launch X431 Pro 7”
Item# SP183-D SP183 SP167-B SP167
Operating System Android 4.2 Android Android 4.2 Android
Screen 8” 1280*800 7”  1024*500 8” 1280*800 7”  1024*500
CPU Quad core 1.2 GHz Dual core 1GHz Quad core 1.2 GHz Dual core 1GHz
RAM 1GB 512GB 1GB 512GB
Capacity (internal / SD card) 16GB(expandable by up to 32 GB) 2GB (expandable by up to 32 GB) 16GB(expandable by up to 32 GB) 2GB (expandable by up to 32 GB)
Battery 4290mh 3000mh 4290mh 3000mh
Camera Front-facing 2 MP camera and rear-facing 5 MP rear-facing 2 MP Front-facing 2 MP camera and rear-facing 5 MP rear-facing 2 MP
WiFi WLAN 802.11b/g/n WiFi online WLAN 802.11b/g/n WiFi online
Bluetooth Bluetooth: 4.0 Yes Bluetooth: 4.0 Yes
Storage temperature -10℃ ~ 50℃

-20℃ ~ 70℃

-10℃ ~ 50℃

-20℃ ~ 70℃

Working temperature 0℃ ~ 45℃ -10℃ ~ 55℃ 0℃ ~ 45℃ -10℃ ~ 55℃
Language Multi-language: English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, German, Japanese, Russian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Dutch, Greek, Hungarian, Arabic, Danish, Korean, Farsi , Romanian, Serbian, Finnish, Swedish, Czech
Upgrade X-431 Pad from 2017.2 enjoys free update for 2 years, some need open authorization (those who registered to Chinese should open authorization),  some device after 2016.12 support free 2-year upgrade as well
Vehicle List 96 Car Brands 100 Car Brands 108 Car Brands 95 Car Brands
Indian cars (MAHINDRA,MARUTI,TATA) Yes Yes No No
AU Ford/Holden Yes No Yes Yes
Bluetooth DBstar connector
Launch X-431 V SP183-D and SP167-B car brands difference:
SP183 has these models, but SP183-D does not have:
TLISUZU(Thailand ISUZU) Chevrolet Cadillac  Buick
SP167-B has following cars, but SP183-D does not have:
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Free Xhorse VVDI2 V4.0.0 and Software Installation

Xhorse VVDI2 VAG/BMW/Porsche/PSA key programmer software V4.0.0, how to install? Here is a how-to guide of vvdi 2 version 4.0.0 installation.
You need a laptop with working system: Windows XP (better)
First, download vvdi software 4.0.0 on Mega:
Then install vvdi2 v4.0.0:
1- run VVDI2 Installer v4.0.0.exe to install

2- select a setup language
Option: Chinese and English
3- click on Next to continue

4- click on Install

5- install vvdi 2 v4.0.0 successfully
6- run VVDI2 Quick Start to check if it’s working

This is version 4.0.0. The new Vvdi 2 software can work

Go to Update online
V4.0.0 vvdi2 update information available here:

software version :
VVDI2 VAG V4.0.0VVDI2 BMW V4.0.0VVDI2 Porsche V4.0.0
VVDI2 PSA V4.0.0
Passthru J2534 V4.0.0
Online Update Tool V4.0.0
Quick Start V4.0.0
You can find the detail update information from Readme in newest software, Mainly include:
1. BCM2 Dump Tool:
(1). Support data read by VVDI PROG
(2). Support generate BCM2 immodata, it can use to make new key, learn key
(3). Checksum fix for 95320 EEPROM dump
2. Fixbug for old A6/Q7 J518 read EEPROM bug
3. Improvement for read CAS1, CAS2 EEPROM with CAS PLUG
4. Bugfix for immobilizer data tool
Have fun with xhorse vvdi2 key programmer!
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