21 SepDifference between MB SD Connect C5 and MB SD C4 and C3 Star Diagnostic Tool

If you own a Mercedes-Benz and are looking to do your own repairs you may have heard about Mercedes Star Diagnostic (SD) scanners Mb Star C3, MB SD C4 and Mercedes Benz C5. In this article, we discuss the difference between C3, C4 and C5 of Mercedes Star Diagnostic scanner including things that you need […]

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02 Sepinstallation and initial setup of the MB STAR C3 diagnostic system.

Tonight we pick up our series: installation and initial setup of the Mb Star C3 diagnostic system. As mentioned, it’s best to have a dedicated “shop” laptop computer that is used for the MB STAR C3 installation. I actually mimicked the actual MB Star system by purchasing at Sears a Craftsman rolling cart with hinged top, two […]

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31 JulWhat’s the difference between mb star software versions

I have a 2007 ML63 and am looking to purchase a 2004 / 2005 S600 soon and wanted to get one of these units to scan the ML as well as use it for pre-purchase inspections. From all 921 posts (!) that I read, I am still not sure if I should purchase: 1. MB […]

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16 MayMB Star C3 Communication Error (1.58642.0)

This is the useful tip for Communication error (1.58642.0) in Mb Star C3 XENTRY after connecting the Mercedes E -Class W212 to program generates, offered by mbstartool engineers. I connect the C-class W204 2010 year by the program Xentry and everything works OK. I connect the E-class W212 2010 year by the program Xentry and then […]

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27 DecHow To Solve MB STAR C3 DAS Fault

This is our customer meet a problem when  he  decided to try and make mb star c3 work, but every time he try to communicate with the car he  get  an error message saying : Fault (1.1)-1.501.9504 Initialization of diagnosis multiplexer failed. Possible causes: The link between the diagnosis multiplexer and the diagnostic socket is […]

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05 Sepmy experience with MB star C3

I am going to keep posting my updates about doing an AAM and SRS module swap in my 01 ML 430 Sport using the Chinese clone Benz star c3 diagnosis tool. I received my C3 yesterday and the Dell D620 a day earlier to use for the C3. Replacing the hard disk with the one supplied […]

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26 AugHow to Retrofit Mercedes W204 Rear Lights by MB Star DAS

Here is a little tutorial on Mercedes-Benz W204 rear lights retrofit by using Benz Scan Tool MB Star diagnosis DAS software with SD Connect C4 multiplexer. Disclaimer: This is for W204 chassis only. You are at your risk. Start DAS Developer and do the usual “quick test” (all our DAS comes with developer mode) Open op […]

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24 AugReview MB STAR C3 XENTRYDAS Windows 10

Like many others I had a long, long struggle getting my XENTRY-DAS setup working and thought I would share some of the learning to the forum. There are many non-factory setups available with prices generally ~$600 for a MB STAR C3 Multiplexer, cables, Dell 630 (built-in RS232 port), already loaded HDD. I didn’t want to spend […]

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12 JulWhat is the difference between the c3 and c4?

For the functions, the Mb Star C3 and MB Star C4 are almost the same, they all have 2 version for the hardisk, one is for IBM T30 laptop, and the other is fit for all the computer. The software is all included on the hardisk, it is ok that you just install the software […]

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