Mercedes Benz Pass-Thru Kit – CarDAQ-Plus 3

A CarDAQ-Plus 3 and Panasonic ToughBook with Mercedes Benz software.

£1,499.00£4,359.99 ex. VAT

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Our Mercedes Benz Xentry Pass Thru kit includes a Panasonic Rugged Laptop or Tablet, as recommended by Mercedes, and a DrewTech CarDAQ-Plus 3 pass thru VCI. A one year of subscription will need to be purchased from Mercedes at €120 per year. Mercedes Xentry pass-thru software is pay-as-you-go and subscriptions are available for use by the Hour, Day, Week, Month or Year.

The CarDAQ Plus 3 is the newest product within the CarDAQ J2534 range. A next-generation fully supported J2534-1 and J2534-2 device with even more advanced support that includes CAN FD, 4 CAN Channels and DoiP. This latest device has been designed to meet all of today’s SAE J2534 standards and has been recommended by OEMs globally for use at dealerships as well as Engineering uses software development and EOL testing.

The Mercedes Benz Xentry Pass Thru kit is tested to work on Euro 5 & 6 Vehicles out of the box and be ready in no time.


Scope of functionality and diagnosis in XENTRY Pass Thru EU

Nearly the complete diagnostic scope (quick test, basic diagnosis, flashing & coding control units, reading/deleting fault memories, guided and functional diagnosis, DAS4 services)

  • Quick test and functional diagnosis (single-channel therefore longer runtime)
  • Basic diagnosis (only in XENTRY Diagnosis)
  • Commissioning incl. flashing, coding and parameterization

Diagnosis available for:

All passenger car model series certified to Euro 5 and 6 (Mercedes-Benz and smart) , please see additional DoIP Adaptor for model series 206 & 223

All van model series certified to Euro 5 and 6 (Mercedes-Benz), please see note below regarding DoIP

  • XENTRY Flash available for all model series certified to Euro 5 and 6
  • Symptom processing by standardized symptoms
  • Diagnosis over IP (Ethernet) “DoIP” is not available on Pass Thru device due to restrictions within Xentry Pass thru software which means no flashing of Headunit and Instrument Cluster for present PC and Van model series up to the introduction of model series 206 and 223

If you require a more comprehensive vehicle coverage e.g Cars / vans and Trucks from Euro 4 (DAS) vehicles please take a look at the Xentry Diagnosis Lite Product.


What’s in the box

  • CarDAQ-Plus 3 Pass-Thru interface
  • OBD ll cable
  • Your choice of laptop / Panasonic Toughbook, Preloaded with Mercedes Benz software.

Optional: DoIP Adapter

This kit has an optional Softing DoIP adapter, OBD to RJ45. Approved by Mercedes for use with Xentry pass-thru. Cable included.

Why buy a Maverick Bundle?

Our bundles pair the tool with a Laptop or Tablet, and give you added features:


100% Genuine

Sales Support

OEM Registration Help

OEM Software Installation

Live Training via TeamViewer

Training videos (30 days)

Tool & Laptop / Tablet