Why it’s necessary to have W164 gateway adapter for VVDI-MB?

Where to get W164 gateway adapter?

Look here: http://www.uobdii.com/wholesale/mercedes-a164-w164-gateway-adapter.html


W164 gateway adapter works good?

Test 1: VVDI-MB read W164 EIS data without W164 gateway adapter

Result: Failed!

Can’t start communication with EIS, check connector


Test 2: VVDI-MB read W164 EIS data with W164 gateway adapter


Result: Success!

VVDI MB Tool read data successfully! EIS is normal




W164 gateway adapter is a must have for EIS read using VVDI Mercedes.

The adapter now can cover not only W164 but W209 W211.



This gateway simulator can work with VVDI MB Tool and original MB NEC PRO57 or APPRO-MB TOOL.

To read Mercedes W164 W209 W211 EIS, you need one gateway to read EIS data via OBD.

With this simulator, you can successfully read/write ECU via OBD.