SP08-C Lexia 3 PP2000 Diagbox fails to communicate issue

Lexia 3 XS Evolution Peugeot Planet PP2000 Diagbox item no SP08-C is the best quality lexia PSA diagnostic tool with original 921815C chip that works excellent on Peugeot 307. But recently one of SP08-C customers reported that his lexia interface cannot communicate with vehicle.

Eobd2.fr engineers have worked out the solution. The solution fits all following 3 situations.

Occasion 1: Connect lexia3 cable with computer but there is no communication with the computer

Occasion 2: Change many vehicles but still cannot read ECU after plugged the lexia cable

Occasion 3: The device can be detected for 1 or 2 times at the beginning, but cannot be detected later.


You have to change the lexia 3 PCB chip marked red below


Please contact eobd2.fr customer service and order the SP08-C lexia 3 chip to replace the old one.

(Solved) Lexia appear on USB like “Unknown device”


When connecting lexia 3 interface to the USB port, the card is recognized and detected with USB com board driver. After flash spi flash (Winbond W25Q80B) for changing the serial number and flash MB90F546GS microprocessor with SCARY file for recognition in EVOLUTION driver; the interface is no longer recognized on USB port? After re-reading the SPI flash, this one is empty ???


Missing +Vcc on the pull-up resistor 3.9 Kohms, inner track probably cut …

Setting up a wire to bring the +Vcc on the pull-up resistor.

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Trouble shooting Description:

After changing many components, among other SPI flash, HA86, Micro MB90F546GS … etc, I have come to think of a concern for missing pull up resistor or a problem on a layer track internal …

Indeed, the return signal for communication between pin 2 (DO: data output) of the spi flash W25Q80B and pin 28 (P50 / SIN2: Serial data input) of the microprocessor MB90F546GS fact it through two logic circuits: a ACHT86 and HB125; in order to change the logic state and complicate the task of reverse engineering.


Hoping that this could be used for other …

How to activate Peugeot cruise control with Lexia 3 PP2000 diagnostic tool

Tool needs:

Lexia 3 V48 Peugeot Planet PP2000 V25 diagnostic tool

Vehicle model example:

Peugeot 406 HDi 90 2001

Please check that your vehicle can be retrofitted with cruise control before purchasing any parts or paying to activate cruise control in your ECU. Cruise control will not function unless the foot pedal, control stalk and master on/off switches are all present, adjusted correctly and working normally.


1. Install and activate lexia 3 PP2000 software. Select vehicle model. Select the application as PEUGEOT PLANET 2000.


2. The system will identify and configure vehicle information. Then select “ECU configuration and services”


3. Select “Test by ECU”


4. Select “Engine/automatic gearbox”


5. Select “Petrol” or “Diesel” according to your vehicle. Here select “Diesel”


6. Select the correct ECU for your vehicle. Variant can usually be identified from VIN code on left.


7. Switch on the ignition. Connect the portable to the test connector C001. Then the system is identifying and reading of the ECU in progress.

Select “Configuration” option in Carry out the tests menu


8. Select “Cruise Control” among various ECU modules and change this option to “present (activated)”


9.  Click “OK” to validate.


10. Click “Configure” button to save settings. Wait patiently for a few seconds don’t click anything else.


11. Click “Yes” for saloon and “No” for estate car

Click OK to validate

Open “Configuration” again to check that the changes have been recorded

Exit the program if settings have been saved



How to disable Citroen DS3 DRLs with Lexia 3 Diagbox diagnostic tool

Lexia3 Diagbox is possible to erform various customize settings, disable day time running lights (DRLs) included. Latest Lexia3 V48 Diagbox V5.75 is available in eobd2.fr at a perfect price €65.

Here is the step-by-step guide of turning off DRLs with lexia 3 Diagbox diagnostic interface:

1. Install Lexia 3 Diagbox software
How to install Diagbox V7.57 for Lexia-3 PP2000 Citroen and Peugeot

2. Plug the lexia 3 diagnostic interface into the OBD socket

3. Select Citroen in Brand selection menu

4. Select vehicle model: DS3

Validate VIN (Check mark)
5. Select Diagbox application

6. Select Global Test

7. Select Diagnosis

8. Select Built-in System interface (BSI)

9. Scroll down to Vehicle Configuration, click OK
10. You will be able to view lists of customize settings, like hazard warning lamps, fog lamps day time running lamps etc.

Click Simultaneous illuminations of the day running lights and sides lights, change the status “yes” to “NO”

Daytime running lights are successfully disabled.

How to bleed brake for Citroen C5 with Lexia 3 Diagbox diagnostic tool

Lexia 3 V48 Diagbox V7.57 diagnostic interface

Install Lexia Diagbox software
Select Citroen in Brand selection menu
Select vehicle model: C5->C5
Click Tick mark to confirm ACTIVATION notice
Select application as LEXIA
Enter Activation code to activate

Back to APPLICATION menu and select second option
Select Diagnosis
Select Test by function
Switch off the ignition and switch it on again
Select driving aids (4th option)
Pull down the list and select road holding (ABS…)
The system is searching for the vehicle configuration

There are four options under road holding menu:
Instrument panel
Anti-lock brake system
Change Instrument panel, Injection and Anti-lock brake system to YES by click corresponding icons
Build communication with ECU
Accept Ecu ESP-MK60 Validate to continue
Accept the system pop-up message
Select “Bleeding” in next interface
Accept windows notice and follow the screen instructions
Bleeding Citroen C5 brake system procedure is complete

How to program Citroen key fob with Lexia 3 Diagbox V7.57 diagnostic tool

Diagnostic tool needs:
Lexia 3 V48 with Diagbox V7.57 diagnostic tool

Computer requirement:
A laptop running Windows XP home

Main procedure:
I Key programming procedure
II Synchronization of HF PLIP remote controls

The vehicle keys are allocated to a single BSI. Vehicle keys are located to the new and old key and than have them installed on a situation. Initializing a new key will require all the keys to be initialized.

I Key programming procedure

1) Register the keys
2) Initializing a new key procedure
1. After well installed and activate the Lexia 3 Diagbox V7.57 software, come to the main program
How to install Diagbox V7.57 for Lexia-3 PP2000 Citroen and Peugeot
2. Select “DIAGNOSIS” function in the main menu
3. Select vehicle model in Vehicle Selection menu
4. Select “GLOBAL TEST”
5. Select “BSI ECU”
Follow the instructions given in the OBD diagnostic tool Daigbox software.

The “PARAMETER MEASURES” menu can be used to check the number of keys initialized. The number of keys initialized indicates the total number of vehicle keys. The number of HF PLIPS initialized indicates the number of HF keys initialized.

II Synchronization of HF PLIP remote controls

When replacing the batteries of an HF PLIP remote control, it is necessary to resynchronize the remote control.

1) Put the HF key to be synchronized in position “ignition +”
2) Press one of the HF key buttons within the next 10 seconds
3) Release the HF key button
4) The ignition key HF PLIP is synchronized.
5) Repeat and perform previous operations for the other keys equipped with HF remote control.
6) Perform a locking / unlocking test of the vehicle doors and tailgate. If the locking / unlocking test of the doors and tailgate fails, restart the synchronizations of all the ignition keys equipped with HF PLIPS.

How to install Diagbox V7.57 for Lexia-3 PP2000 Citroen and Peugeot

The Diagbox for Lexia 3 V48 PP2000 V25 Citroen and Peugeot diagnostic has newly upgraded to latest V7.57. Here is the step-by-step Daigbox V7.57 installation instruction:

I Install DiagBox V7.57 setup1

1)    Insert CD software into the computer
2)    Open Diagbox V7.57 (E:) CD
3)    Select and open setup1
4) After loading setup. Select system language
5) Accept SPTD setup license agreement.
6) Restart the computer
7) Select language again
8) Accept license agreement
9) Save file to a certain folder and click next
10) Select Alcohol 52% file on the desktop, select Add image from my computer Diagbox V7,57 and mount on Setup BDV0702
11) Setup is installing. Select language again.
II  Install DaigBox-setup

12) Open Diagbox.V07.02(F:) and open Diagbox-setup driver
13) Select language.  Installing setup driver will generate three folders on the desktop, EmalDiag, WEBEX and Diagbox. Accept the windows security alert
14) Diagbox software is loading.

III Activate Lexia 3 DiagBox software  
15) The system will prompt ACTIVATION message, click manually activation (3rd option)
16) Check your customer code and correct it if it is not correct
17) Please wait until the software complete installation. Usually it will take about 12 minutes. The waiting time depends on your computer configuration
18) After complete install, click Yes to continue When come to the PARAMETER program, fill in the Dealership Information and Technician information , including Company name, Address, Post Code etc
19) Click No when the system asks for new update. Select Citroen or Peugeot band in BRAND SELECTION program and then select detail vehicle model to check vehicle information.
20) Close the activation program. Unlock windows security alert

IV Update DiagBox to V7.57

You can not directly update DiagBox to V7.57. You have first update to V7.44, than update V7.44 to V7.49, then update V7.49 from V7.57.

21) Open DiagBox shortcut on the desktop, the software is updating to V7.02
22) When the system asks for an update, click no. Check the vehicle information again. Close the program.

23) Open DiagBox V7.57(E:) CD software on My computer.  Select setup3 update V7.02 to V7.57 file.
24) Select DiagBox Update V7.xx to V7.44, select language, accept windows prompts
25) Enter the setup password, scary01
26) After update complete, select no to restart the computer now but restart the computer later.
Back to setup3 folder, select Update V7.44 to V7.49, follow the operation of updating DiagBox V7.xx to V7.44.
28) Select DaigBox Update V7.49 t0 V7.57. Follow the same update operation as previous update.
29) After update Diagbox from V7.57, open DiagBox shortcut on the desktop
30) Here is the new DiagBox software program of V7.57
31) Please connect the device to the car, then use the short USB cable to connect with the computer, then it will prompt to install driver.
32) Select the application as LEXIA
33) Enter missing information
34) Come to the main diagnosis function, select the function you want to project.
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Diagbox V7.57 video tutorial and Citroen Peugeot support list

Diagbox V7.57 is tested working and is available at eobd2.fr site. Meanwhile engineer make connection diagram, Citroen and Peugeot supported list, video tutorial.

What models Diagbox V7.57 added?

Diagbox V7.57 supported Citroen models list:

DS 6 C5 DS5

Diagbox v7_57 citroen list
Diagbox V7.57 supported Peugeot models list:

iON 107 108
206 207 207+
208 301 HOGGAR
307 308 RCZ
407 408 508
607 807 1007
2008 3008 4007
4008 5008 BIPPER
106 205 306
309 405 406
605 806

Diagbox v7_57 peugeot support model
How to update Diagbox to the newest version V7.57?
Browse http://www.eobd2.fr/lexia-3-citroen-peugeot-diagnostic-pp2000-443.html, click column “Video” to watch the video tutorial.

How to make the vehicle, computer and the device connection?
Diagbox v7_57 connection diagram
Diagbox V7.57 is running with Lexia-3, so just connect lexia-3 to the Citroen or Peugeot,  use the short USB cable to connect with the computer, then it will prompt to install driver.

More additional inform about Diagbox V7.57
Diagbox 7_57 function
This is Diagbox v7.57 function menu, including: diagnosis, downloading, and Replacement parts, pre-delivery inspection, personalized maintenance, battery charge status, and consult stored data.

Diagbox 7_57-ecu-type
This is Diagbox v7.57 compatible ECU type, including Engine, driving assistance, comfort, anti-theft and protection.
Diagbox 7_57-engine-type
Diagbox V7.57 cover 12V petrol engine and diesel engine.

Lexia-3 V48 PP2000 V25 with Diagbox V7.53 cover 307 only €58

Breaking news from www.eobd2.fr:
Lexia 3 V48 PP2000 V25 with Diagbox V7.53 (Item No: SP08-C) only €58. Compared with other seller, it is about €7 cheaper than them, and it supports Peugeot 307. If you buy alone Diagbox, it costs €6.
Price drop down, but PCB board is original full chip:
Lexia-3 PCB edge is golden with original full chips. Double PCB has 7pcs optocouplers, which are 100% original and new.
With 12pcs relays, which is 4.5V, more stable.
PP2000 have 2pcs Optocouplers
Eobd2 engineer always provide after-sales service
To help those who have no idea which one should firstly install, necessarily the first to install lexia / planet, then diagbox? Engineer makes the video tutorial.
DiagBox V7.49 video tutorial:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjp7kHvlAwo
Lexia-3 PP2000 video tutorial: browse
http://www.eobd2.fr/lexia-3-citroen-peugeot-diagnostic-pp2000-443.html  then click column “Video” .

Moreover, remote control assistance is always available.

So, don’t you think it is worth of your money?

How to disable TPMS with Lexia 3 PP2000 Diagbox

Thanks to Vadimus who has developed the function of disabling TPMS with Lexia 3 diagnostic system in Mitsubishi forum. The method was first tested on his Mitsubishi Outlander.

Lexia 3 diagnostic system is designed for Peugeot and Citroen vehicles. Why is able to diagnose Mitsubishi vehicles? Because both Peugeot and Citroen had or still have models which are rebranded versions of Mitsubishi Outlander/RVR so they made their tool to support those Mitsubishi clones.

Tool needs:
Lexia 3 V48 PP2000 V25 Diagbox diagnostic interface
Operating system:
A laptop running Windows XP Professional operating system with any anti-virus software or existing program OFF (This is very important, otherwise, the software program may be blocked)

Disable TPMS indicator light on Mitsubishi Outlander.
1) Locate your vehicle diagnostic socket and plug the Lexia 3 interface into the OBD port.
2) Install the Lexia 3 software program.
Here is the Lexia 3 software program installation manual for you:
Select C-crosser – Lexia – Diagnosis – Test by function.
Choose category according to your selection, here take SUV as an example and come to the ECU list.
You will be shown the ETACS interface also called “BSI”.
Select BSI – Configuration – Manual configuration
Next, there will be two options – Vehicle configuration and Customer options. (PP2000 needed)
Select Customer options, select “Repair”
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3) Come to the “ETACS-SUV? Programming by default” menu. Select “Under inflection detection”. TPMS is included the option. The current status is Present (ON)
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4) The system now is disabling under inflation status.
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5) The system will automatically disable inflaction settings. The status now turns to “ABSENT” (OFF)
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6) The TPMS indicator light is OFF. Drive it around a few miles to test it.