How to: XENTRY SCN Coding for Mercedes Benz S221

SCN coding is also required to prevent any aftermarket enhancements that are done to improve the performance. If you want to install additional control module in the future, it will require SCN coding.Here I want to share how to use Xentry perform SCN Coding for Benz S221.Hope it helps!

 

Preparations:

Newest Mercedes-Benz Xentry.OpenShell.XDOS 2018.07.04 Free Download

Mercedes Benz Xentry 7,9 & 12/2014 Installation Guide

Xentry OpenShell Patcher Edition v3.3 Download for Win 7/8/10

MB SD Star C4

 

Procedures:

Connect MB SD device between laptop and the vehicle.

Launch Xentry software

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Automatic vehicle determination

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Then it will prompt with below warning massage

“Information on preventing damage to electronic components due to electrostatic discharge:

The safety information and descriptions listed in Help(F6) MUST be observed….

General test conditions:

….”

Click “F2” to continue

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Data being determined,please wait…

Click “F2” to continue

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Data being determined,please wait…

Please wait,DAS is initializing communication layer.

It will show you with massage

Important:increased power requirement with ignition ON.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Ensure power supply during the diagnosis session

The battery must not have undervoltage when the vehicle is handed over to the customer

If necessary,recharge the battery beforehand.

……

Click “F2” to continue

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Data are being determined,please wait…

Communication with control unit AAC is being established.

Select “Quick test” and click “F3” to continue

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Data are being determined,please wait…

Communication in progress

Select “M9.7-Motor electronics 9.7”

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Select “I herewith confirm that I have read the safety notes”

Then click “F3” to continue

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Communication with control unit ME9.7 is being established

Data are being determined,please wait…

Select “Control unit adaptations”

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Select “Variant coding”

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Communication with control unit ME9.7 is being established

Data are being determined,please wait…

Select “SCN Coding” and click “F3” to continue

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Data are being determined,please wait…

Loading the data record,please wait…

User data are checked.

It will prompt you with below massage,click “F3” to continue

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Here you need to input your Mercedes Benz online account for SCN coding

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Verification of access authorization to establish an Internet connection

Data being determined,please wait…

SCN coding data are being requested from headquarters,please wait…

Communication with control unit ME9.7 is being established

The coding is being carried out,please wait

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Follow Xentry software operation to switch off ignition

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Wait…

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Switch on ignition

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Control module reset,please wait…

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Data are being determined,please wait…

Then it will show the information of Documentation for repair order+”VIN”

The SCN coding sequence has been completed successfully

….

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Done!