R230 SL55AMG Keyless Go Cards - Keytrack disabled

Discussion in 'Electronics' started by Chris Murray, Dec 20, 2008.

  1. Chris Murray

    Chris Murray Active Member

    Mar 11, 2005
    Hi all!
    Story so far is that I contacted the previous owner of my SL55 to get the Keyless Go cards from him, then went to the dealer to sort it all out.
    I took one DAS key (normal IR remote key) and the two Keyless cards.

    Long story short is that I left without any working KeylessGo function.
    The Star Diagnosis showed EIS Keytrack info as follows:
    Track 1 Disabled
    Track 2 Enabled - this is assigned to the DAS key
    Track 3 Disbaled
    Track 4 Disabled
    Track 5 Enabled
    Track 6 Enabled
    Track 7 Enabled
    Track 8 Enabled
    I assume that the KeylessGo cards I had were assigned to tracks 3&4 but were disabled by the finance company after the previous owner..

    My question is, once a track has been disbaled, can it be re-enabled?? We couldn't see how to do this.

    Secondly, we ordered a new KeylessGo card on a "999" part number, which MBUK should assign to the next available track (track 5?) that arrived this morning - anybody have any ideashow to program the car to recognise the new card?
  2. Dieselman

    Dieselman Banned

    Jul 13, 2003
    Peugeot 403 Convertible
    Don't dealers have a Green Key for this. The key or card comes programmed but not activated.
  3. OP
    Chris Murray

    Chris Murray Active Member

    Mar 11, 2005
    The Green workshop key is used to activate a new EIS module. So what's the process for activating a new card then?
  4. miro

    miro MB Enthusiast

    Mar 1, 2004
    Sydney NSW Australia
    W203 slightly modified
    There are several ignition tracks as you noted above.

    There are only 2 keyless go tracks. Assign one of the new cards to one of the KG tracks.

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