This is a write-up of how to use VVDI Mercedes key programmer to program a remote BGA key to Benz W166 ML250 .
Xhorse vvdi mb bga tool and a laptop to run vvdi mercedes software (here ver.2.1.1)
The steps of w166 key programming… Here you go.
run VVDI-MB Tool software
go to EIS Tools, then read and save EIS data
go to Password calculation for Data acquisition (5 minutes around)
in the process, it’s necessary to insert the key to EIS & VVDI MB Tool; just follow the pop-ups
finish data acquisition.
then Upload data to send acquisition data, and copy the key password for later use
back to EIS Tools
read EIS data and paste the key pass. as EIS key info, then save data
go to Prepare key file
first Load EIS file, then Prepare key file (select v051)
go to Read write key
here you should have a blank key to write data
writing data successfully
then do key identification, the key status is Unused
inset the new key to the EIS to synchronize
insert the key and turn on for 2 times
try to start
wait for key initialization
test the remote… also ok
VVDI MB BGA Tool successfully programmed a key to Mercedes W166！