Date registered: Dec 2005
Vehicle: W211 E320 Bluetec R129 SL500 - $1300 car ........ Ford F350 6.7l
Location: Vegas MAN, Vegas
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WARNING. I had to deal with ignition on 97 model that had blade key with electronic chip and MB is having ingenious blockade mechanism. With any tampering the blockade goes into permanent lock and the only solution seems to be cutting it off, what is lot of work. One member in W210 posted a trick how to reset the blockade, but it is ... tricky.
So I assume the EZS is having similar blockade and what seem as easy job might easily turn into disaster.
Don't even touch the ignition unless you fully understand what you are doing, or better cut your leg and take it to the dealer.