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Old 11-18-2018, 09:48 PM
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Any one used Schwaben Scan Tool for MB?

Saw a Facebook post for this thing, 230 from pelican parts. In the pelican parts post they claim it can adjust airmatic suspension and custom parameters.

Specifically I'd like to disable rear O2s, disable CD changer, disable EGR, and raise idle RPMs but haven't pulled the trigger on a star set up yet. There is always something else I'd prefer to spend $700 on haha.

Any ways, any one used this thing or another cheaper star alternative that can actually do that stuff?
https://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog/shopcart/TOOL/POR_TOOL_STGEN1_pg4.htm?utm_source=facebook&utm_me dium=social&utm_campaign=SchwabenMercedes&fbclid=I wAR2i2gWqZP5RfkaBbFBL-CCloc-ck10iWkdGF1nR1-eDXVNafTTCCkFcTYQ
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Saw a Facebook post for this thing, 230 from pelican parts. In the pelican parts post they claim it can adjust airmatic suspension and custom parameters.

Specifically I'd like to disable rear O2s, disable CD changer, disable EGR, and raise idle RPMs but haven't pulled the trigger on a star set up yet. There is always something else I'd prefer to spend $700 on haha.

Any ways, any one used this thing or another cheaper star alternative that can actually do that stuff?
https://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog...VNafTTCCkFcTYQ
Here is the function list of that tool
http://www.foxwelltool.com/upload/pr...ction-list.pdf
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Here is the function list of that tool
http://www.foxwelltool.com/upload/pr...ction-list.pdf
Thanks. I did see that but unless you know where another list is with what all those "Special Function" codes are it still doesn't help. I did try googling to find out what ever those codes are and got back a gaggle of nonsense for the several I tried.
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Thanks. I did see that but unless you know where another list is with what all those "Special Function" codes are it still doesn't help. I did try googling to find out what ever those codes are and got back a gaggle of nonsense for the several I tried.
page 360 and on shows the legend for the special codes

example below:
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F001Operational check
F0D3 Decelerate downshifts from 5 to 4
F002 Switch off solenoid valve for torqueconverter lockup clutch.
F0D4 Decelerate downshifts from 4 to 3
F003Actual values of flush counter
F0D5 Additional information regarding oil level
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Is this any good? I was thinking about picking it up rather than shelling out for STAR?
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I would personally recommend STAR over this. Seriously, it is worth its weight in gold if you DIY.
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Bumping this thread..currently on sale at ECS for 130..really considering buying one but can only find 1 review and it was for 2014 mb so dunno how much applies to e55/m113k..
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After looking into it l, it seems like it would be fine for adding the ability to bleed brakes, but missing most of the functionality of STAR
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I know stars better, but i cant justify the cost at the moment. Im using torque app currently so it cant even access these modes for basic codes let alone adjust airmatic ride height etc.. im probably looking for more comparisons of similar priced products if anyone knows much about any scanners other than star!
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great for the basics, you can even disable brakes for fluid, pads etc, read and clear all MB specific codes but it can't do much of the serious stuff (ride height, EGR etc). I think STAR is your only option. Then again I guess it depends on how often you will think you need it. I would just pay someone to adjust my ride height, delete EGR, rear O2's and any other one off only procedures all in one go.
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Did a bit more digging, I think I can get a cracked version of star that could potentially work with some hardware which could run cracked other diagnostics, so gonna research some more over Christmas.
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