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Mercedes-Benz Classic Center

Mercedes-Benz Classic Center

A World-Class Preservation Facility for a World-Class Marque

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Why You Need XENTRY

Why You Need XENTRY

Here’s the short answer: So you can perform virtually every diagnostic, service, and programming task that a dealership can perform.

June 2017 | By | Reply More
Using WIS Efficiently

Using WIS Efficiently

While the Mercedes-Benz Workshop Information System may be intimidating at first, stick with it and you’ll find that it’s ALL in there.

June 2017 | By | Reply More
Preventing Electrostatic Discharge Damage

Preventing Electrostatic Discharge Damage

Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) is rarely a concern in most shops, but it should be.

December 2016 | By | Reply More
XENTRY Diagnostic System

XENTRY Diagnostic System

Star Tuned explores the latest developments in this exceptional technical resource.

March 2016 | By | Reply More
First Things First: Baseline that Battery and Charging System

First Things First: Baseline that Battery and Charging System

Much of your electrical and electronic testing will be meaningless if you don’t.

June 2013 | By | Reply More
One of the Star Points: Ignition

One of the Star Points: Ignition

To run properly, any gasoline-burning engine requires three elements to work together in perfect harmony: compression, fuel, and, our subject here, spark. Maintaining this harmony insures the legendary power and performance of Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

February 2012 | By | Reply More
Play It Again SAM

Play It Again SAM

In an effort to reduce wiring clutter and streamline the diagnostic process, Mercedes-Benz has advanced the application of the CAN (Controller Area Network) concept. Let’s look at the lay of the land and, more importantly, how to use CAN to find problems

July 2011 | By | Reply More
Power Distribution

Power Distribution

When diagnosing electrical problems, the more you know about modern power distribution systems the faster you will find the problem. Rapidly changing technology has revolutionized how power is applied.

May 2011 | By | Reply More
Control Units Go Back to School

Control Units Go Back to School

Installing a new control unit to replace the failed one is only half the job. With various combinations of options available on the same model, the new unit has to learn which are installed and how to work with them.

December 2008 | By | Reply More