Xentry PassThru vs. Xentry Diagnostics

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Instruction: “Xentry Pass Thru” and “Xentry Diagnostics” is the Mercedes-Benz brand’s diagnostics and repair solutions for the Independent Repairers carrying out servicing and repairs for euro 5 and 6 certified passenger cars and commercial vehicles

The software is used to process coding, programming and enable dependent control modules for euro 5 and 6 certified passenger cars and commercial vehicles

1. different vehicle coverage:

Xentry Passthru works with all modules. The only difference is it only works with CAN modules and you can use any J2534 device with it. So 2006 and up vehicles.

Technically yes, but it is artificially restricted according to the StartKey you are assigned based off of your HWID number given to Daimler, which in the US is restricted to emissions related control modules before MY 2018.

But if you activate it with developer keys then you have access to all modules and all vehicles.

2. different functions & features:

Xentry Passthru has nearly the complete diagnostic scope (quick test, basic diagnosis, flashing & coding control units, reading/deleting fault memory, guided and functional diagnosis, DAS4 services) with the exception of technical restrictions due to the Pass Thru devices:

Only single-channel quick test and functional diagnosis (therefore longer runtime)

Basic diagnosis only in XENTRY Diagnostics

Key programming and DAS4 services only in XENTRY Diagnosis