W210 All Key Lost Done on Bench by Autel IM508 + XP400 + G-box

This article is available with how to use Autel IM508 + XP400 + G-box to program a new key on bench when Benz W210 All Key Lost.


As the title suggest, it needs:

Autel MaxiIM IM508

G-BOX2 Tool (for Benz all keys lost)

Autel XP400



Then, how to connect them together, please look at:

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Tap “Smart Mode” on Autel IM508 machine.



Tap “on Bench”.



Tap “All keys lost Fast”.



Select “W210 (K)”.

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Read the notes for Benz W202 w208 W210 All Keys Lost (Fast).



Establishing vehicle communication…



Read EIS data on Bench.


Establishing vehicle communication…

Please insert the blank key into the IR keyhole on the programmer, and press OK.

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Communicating with the key, please wait…

It prompts “This key is not an blank key, but it can be reused after cleaning . Do you want to use it? Click on “Yes”.



Message ” Is there a key password?”, tap “No”.

Then press OK to enter Password Calculation process.

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1.Connect the device, OBD cable and OBD connector on the wiring harness is sequence.

Click on “Bench”.



Warning: please follow the instructions in the follow up operations, do not disconnect the relevant connection. Tap “OK”.


Click on “OK”.


Connect the IR key simulator (APB102 /APB103) to the programmer. Tap “Ok”.



Establishing vehicle communication…

Connecting to obtain data.

Collecting data, calculating password.


Inset the IR key simulator (APB102 /APB103) into the EIS. If it is already inserted, remove and insert again.

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Collecting data and calculating password is in progress. Please wait. The process takes 10-90 min (It takes longer for part vehicles). Please ensure that the device and vehicle battery are stable and sufficient during the process. Time consumed: 01 mimute(s).



25 minutes later, password calculation succeed.



Tap “Ok” to return to the All Key Lost Data Collection process and go to the next step.



Generating key file. Please wait…



Please insert the blank key into the IR keyhole on the programmer, and tap OK.


Writing key file.



Key addition completed. After pressing OK, check if the new key can be used normally according to instructions.



1.Insert the new key into the EIS. If the red indicator lamp on the key lights up and goes off, the key learning is successful.If the red indicator lamp stays lit, try inserting and removing the key for several times. if still not working, the key addition failed.


2.Turn ignition on and check if the vehicle can be stared normally. If the vehicle not started normally, the key addition failed.


3.Check if remote lock and unlock functions can work normally. If not, please check if the key battery can work normally.

If the key battery works normally and the remote function is still invalid, the key addition failed.

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Job is done.

As you can see, the whole process is easy to do by following the Autel IM508 on-screen instruction.