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How to Add a New Key for Mercedes - Autel IM608 Add Key

Programming keys to a mercedes poses a tough problem for techs, for most models you need to use the VCI and XP400 Pro and when all keys are lost you should use the G-BOX2.

How to Add a New Key for Mercedes - Autel IM608 Add Key

But first, let’s add a key. So like with any car we should perform a pre-scan on our vehicle, after we get our car’s info by automatically detecting our VIN. We can choose status scan.

How to Add a New Key for Mercedes - Autel IM608 Add Key

Our Scan comes up clean, so let’s move on to the next step which is “add key”.

How to Add a New Key for Mercedes - Autel IM608 Add Key

We are connected to the car via the OBD and with the XP400 Pro and we’re already have a working key

So we’re going to select add key and since we are connected to the car Via the JVCI to the OBD, we will select on vehicle.

How to Add a New Key for Mercedes - Autel IM608 Add Key

When you are ready to begin,press begin, follow the instructions on screen to place the working key in the programmer.

How to Add a New Key for Mercedes - Autel IM608 Add Key

First we need to press any button and hold it close to the program, next insert the working key into the programmer and press OK.

How to Add a New Key for Mercedes - Autel IM608 Add Key

How to Add a New Key for Mercedes - Autel IM608 Add Key

Now let’s take our blank key and put it close to the programmer and press any button on the key,now take the working key out and place the blank key in,press ok.

How to Add a New Key for Mercedes - Autel IM608 Add Key

How to Add a New Key for Mercedes - Autel IM608 Add Key

Is there a key password we do not have a password, so we need to take this working key and get the password, select no,we will enter the password calculation process.

How to Add a New Key for Mercedes - Autel IM608 Add Key

Take the blank key out of the programmer and select begin, for this process we may need to place the working key into the ignition a few times but do not turn the ignition on.

Now once we reach this step we can turn the ignition on, now we take our working key out of the ignition and place it in the programmer.

How to Add a New Key for Mercedes - Autel IM608 Add Key

Now that we have our key password, we can proceed with adding our new key.

Let’s take our blank key and place it in the programmer.

How to Add a New Key for Mercedes - Autel IM608 Add Key

Our new key is successfully added, now let’s check to see if the new key works by turning on the engine and locking and unlocking the door.

How to Add a New Key for Mercedes - Autel IM608 Add Key

If all your keys are lost the process  may take all day, luckily the G-BOX2 will help shorten the time and simplify the process, you still need to set aside a couple hours for it.

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