VAG Gearbox Clone: FC200, ACDP or Xhorse? (Software Attached)
Car Key Programmer / January 8, 2022

Here we share 3 ways to clone VAG gearbox: CGDI FC200 Yanhua ACDP module 13 Xhorse EGS Adapters   Method 1. FC200 (CGDI) CGDI FC200 is mainly for ECU/EGS clone, ISN reading… It supports 4200+ ECUs, VAG gearbox is only one part. Example – Audi DL382 Search ECU type. Enter bench mode. (gearbox clone can only be done on bench) Double-click the diagram and finish the connection by it. On the function menu, “Identify” to establish connection; Then “module clone” requires to Read/Write DFlash, EXT DFlash and PFlash. Pros: Poweful functionality, cover 4200+ ECUs ECU type search, quick to confirm ECU type Cons: Expensive (main unit 700USD, after one year subscription fee 580USD per year)   Free download: Support list CGDI FC200 V1.0.3.1 Software User Manual   Method 2. Mini ACDP and Gearbox clone module (Yanhua) VAG gearbox clone needs Mini ACDP main unit and Module 13. Yanhua releases many module packages to extend the capacity of Mini ACDP, and Module 13 is for VAG gearbox clone. (can pay for a license to add gearbox mileage correction function) It support VW, Audi DQ200 (0AM/0CW), DQ250 (02E/0D9), DL382 (0CK), DL501 (0B5), VL381 (0AW) models and etc. Example – Audi VL381(0AW) Read,…

Mercedes- Benz DME Refresh with Yanhua MB 12-in-1 Interface Board Adapter No Wiring
Car Key Programmer / December 23, 2021

Yanhua Tech releases a new interface board to work with Yanhua Mini ACDP for Mercedes- Benz DME refresh without soldering/wiring. That is Yanhua MB 12-in-1 Interface Board Adapter. It’s mainly designed for CR4.XX, CRD2.XX, CR5, ME9.7, SMI271KE2.0, CRD.11, SIM271DE2.0, CR3.XX, SIM4LKE, MED17.7X, CR6 and SIM266 DME.   This is Yanhua MB 12-in-1 Interface Board Adapter. Compared with the traditional connection ways, it’s simple and more convenient to use the MB 12-in-1 Interface Board. No wiring required, quick plug and unplug Automatically identifies and connects 12 models of Mercedes-Benz DME Automatically detect PIN, safe and reliable, to avoid wiring errors damaged the circuit   Good to know: Yanhua MB 12-in-1 Interface Board Adapter can not work alone. It must work with ACDP Mercedes Benz DME/ISM Refresh Module 18 together.   For the users who want to refresh MB DME by interface board mode, you should purchase Yanhua module 18 and MB 12-in-1 Interface Board together. If you have purchased module 18 before, just buy the new MB 12-in-1 Interface Board separately. (The purpose of purchasing ACDP module 18 is to get a license.)   For the users who want to refresh MB DME by wiring mode or refresh Benz ISM, just use Mini…

How to Add Key& AKL by Lonsdor Super ADP 8A/4A Adapter with K518?
Car Key Programmer / December 22, 2021

Lonsdor Super ADP 8A/4A Adapter is newly designed for the new TOYOTA/Lexus (2017-2021) smart key programming without PIN. 93C66 model, new TOYOTA/LEXUS 0410/0440 (2018-2021), and Toyata 4A chip such as Corolla, Levin also can add key& do all keys lost by using it and Lonsdor K518.   1.Lonsdor Super ADP 8A/4A Adapter function Support 90% Toyota Lexus (up to 2021) proximity smart key programming without PIN. The ADP adapter works without Toyota AKL license.   8A: DST-AES 88 A8 A9 AA 4A: HITAG-AES   The specific functions: Backup IMMO data Add key via OBD All keys lost Delete key Cannot be used alone. Works with Lonsdor K518ISE/K518S Free password to program dealer key & Lonsdor FT dedicated key   2.How to use ADP 8A/4A Adapter with K518? Locate the smart box and connect the 8A/4A adapter cable   Lexus ES260 smart box location: Under the passenger-seat compartment   Lexus LS500 smart box location: Under the left-hand side of the driver’s seat   Here takes LEXUS es260 and Lonsdor K518 Pro (CN) as an example.   Step 1: Backup IMMO data Click Backup IMMO data Connect Lonsdor ADP 8A/4A Adapter to K518 programmer main cable interface Connect smart box and ADP…

Is Autel APB112 Smart Key Emulator Needed for Toyota Programming?
Car Key Programmer / December 17, 2021

Question: Just received my Autel IM608, but my package does not include Autel APB112 Smart Key Emulator. If all key lost, can’t Autel IM608 calculate PIN code to virginize IMMO and then personalize it with new keys? (like TechStream does)?   Answer: Useful and necessary but not for everyone that works on Toyota, and it still depends on what makes you do. APB112 simulator is mainly for emergency start and learning keys via generating the emulator.   APB112 Functions: 46, 4D data collection 46 smart key password calculation 46 chip simulation Toyota 4D (94/D4, 98) smart key simulation Toyota H (88/A8, A9, 39) smart key simulation Collects data from the ignition coil Identify ignition coil troubles Decode vehicle key chip data Simulate vehicle key chip (ex – 4D chip) Toyota/Lexus smart key all key lost Chip decoding (Hyundai 46)   APB112 Tips: Have to be used with IM608, IM508, and MX808IM Cannot be used with the XP200; XP400 is required Do Not disconnect the USB Cable when using it   Generally, How to Use APB112 Key Emulator? Enter Keyless System menu>>Back Up Immobilizer Data>>Generate Simulator Key>>Load Immo data Now we can start the car by the APB112 simulator, and don’t…

How to Check ID48 96bit Token Purchased on VVDI Mini Key Tool?
Car Key Programmer / December 16, 2021

Recently, many customers gave feedback that they didn’t know where to check the ID48 96bit tokens they purchased on VVDI Mini Key tool. Therefore, engineer makes the relevant operation video. The guide with words and images: Run Xhorse APP Go to MINI KEYTOOL interface Select ‘Transponder Clone’ Click ‘Clone’ Select ‘ID48 (96 bit) online calculation’ Click ‘Free token’ on the top right corner Now you can see the free token, paid token and available bonus points.  

Autel IM508/608 Program A New PCM on Honda Acura Guide
Car Key Programmer / December 15, 2021

This article is about to show you how to program a new PCM for most Hondas and Acuras using Autel MaxiIM IM508/IM608.   The support list:   Here we have a Acura MDX 2005 to handle by the Autel IM508 Key Programmer. This is the 3rd generation immobilizer, which is used on many Hondas like Accord or Acuras like TLX.   The car won’t start because of the new ECU in. We will reprogram it, so the key will work again. Go to IMMO>>Acura>>Automatic selection Turn on the ignition so it will pull out the VIN. Then go to The 3rd mechanical key system>>Replace ECM/PCM After about 5 minutes, we’ve registered the PCM. Meanwhile, the immobilizer light disappears. Turn off the ignition as required. Follow instructions to check keys. The car starts without any issues. Done! Nice and simple! That’s the guide of programming a new PCM module using Autel IM508/Autel IM608.   This guide is from MODS FOREVER Team. Any questions, contact us.  

Yanhua ACDP Correct Mileage on VW AUDI Gearbox No Soldering
Car Key Programmer / December 14, 2021

Yanhua ACDP module 21 is newly designed for Volkswagen Audi DQ200 (0AM/0CW), DQ250 (02E/0D9), DL382 (0CK), VL381 (0AW) gearbox mileage correction. Working with Mini ACDP, it can quickly identify the gearbox model via OBD. Plug the special interface board in to the car to modify the mileage, no need to disassemble the TCM.   Something important to know: The hardware configuration of ACDP module 21 is the same as module 13, the difference is module 13 adds a DL501 (0B5) interface board, and they support different functions.   If you have Module 13 for the VW Audi gearbox clone, just pay for a software license to add the gearbox mileage correction function. Don’t need to buy interface boards again. If you do not purchase module 13, and only want to change the mileage of the VAG gearbox and do not want to clone the gearbox for VAG, just purchase Module 21.   1.ACDP Module 21 Configuration List: Item NO. Adapters/Parts Pictures Quantity Adapters/Parts Functions 1 DL382 interface board 1PC Applicable to connect VM/Audi DL382 gearbox 2 DQ200 interface board 1PC Applicable to connect VM/Audi DQ200 gearbox 3 DQ250 interface board 1PC Applicable to connect VM/Audi DQ250 gearbox 4 VL381 interface board 1PC…

Yanhua Mini ACDP BMW Full Package Function List
Car Key Programmer / December 9, 2021

In this article what Yanhua Mini ACDP BMW Full Package can do on BMW. The BMW package includes items below (all items can be purchased separately): Yanhua Mini ACDP basic module CAS module 1 FEM/BDC module 2 ISN module 3 35160 module 4 Refresh key module 7 FRM module 8 Gearbox EGS ISN clearance module 11   Function list: Item Image Functions Mini ACDP basic module Support 93/24/25/35/95 Series EEPROM programming Parts of Freescale /NEC MCU programming. Basic unit for other modules. CAS module 1 CAS1–CAS4+ key programming Odometer correction Read/Write EEPROM and FLASH data. FEM/BDC module 2 FEM/BDC key programming Odormeter correction Recover/Backup data. ISN module 3 Read/write N20/N55/N13 ISN via OBD. Read/write MSV80/MSD85 ISN without opening DME shell. Read/write other DME ISN by opening DME shell. 35160 module 4 Erase/correct odometer of 080DOWQ/T,160DOWQ/T EEPROM. Reresh key module 7 Refresh BMW E chassis/F chassis (CAS) key FRM module 8 Read/Write BMW FRM 0L15Y chip EEPROM/FLASH data. Read/Write 3M25J chip EEPROM/D-/P-FLASH data without coding. Gearbox EGS ISN clearance module 11 Clear ISN of BMW 8HP (F/G Chassis)/6HP (F Chassis) Gearbox   Details of optional modules CAS module 1 1)CAS1 – CAS3+: Key Programming via OBD Read CAS EEPROM Add Keys/All…

XTOOL X100 Pro3 Comparison+ Update+ Review
Car Key Programmer / December 2, 2021

Xtool X100 Pro3 is the upgrade version of X100 Pro2. What features have been added? How to update the software? What is the user feedback after using it? Go ahead to learn related info.   Firstly, let’s watch the Xtool X100 Pro3 unboxing video. Then, see the specific product info, software update, and customer reviews. 1. What are the new features? The hardware configuration, language and software update of x100 pro3 are the same as Xtool X100 Pro2. The difference is that it covers all functions except odometer adjustment, and it adds 5 special functions including ABS, TPS (Throttle Relearn), EPB, Oil light reset, and SAS (Steering Angle Sensor Adjustment). Check the comparison table as below: Product name Xtool X100 Pro2 Xtool X100 Pro3 Image Price £173 £221 Software update Free Update Lifetime at Free Update Lifetime at Language English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Polish, Russian English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Polish, Russian OBDII Diagnosis Yes Yes Read Codes Yes Yes Erase Codes Yes Yes Read Live Data Yes Yes View Freeze Frame Data Yes Yes Read Vehicle Information Yes Yes Component test Yes Yes On- board Monitor Test Yes Yes O2 Sensor Monitor Test Yes…

How to Repair Lonsdor KH100/KH100+ White Screen?
Car Key Programmer / December 1, 2021

Issue: Lonsdor KH100+, most of the screen is blank and white. The buttons respond but nothing happens.   Here raises the Solution: Repair the handset by updating package on PC. (this approach applies to KH100/KH100+)   Step 1 Contact us, and we’ll send you a repair package. Unzip the package into your PC. Step 2 Connect your KH100 to a PC by USB cable. Step 3 Hold the down button for a few seconds and turn it on. Now your device will be on “USB disk mode”. Step 4 On PC, run “KH100UpdateTool” and click on “Update” Step 5 When the update is completed, click on “OK” on KH100/KH100+. Then the device will update automatically. Check if it works well when the update ends.   That’s how we fix the blank/white screen issue of Lonsdor KH100/KH100+. Any questions, contact us.  

Xhorse Dolphin XP005L Tutorial: How It Cut Key on Hyundai IX35?
Car Key Programmer / November 30, 2021

Xhorse Dolphin II XP005L is the upgrade version of Dolphin XP005. It comes with the multi-purpose M5 Clamp (No need to frequently replace M1 and M2 clamps). The massive vehicle Key Database Built- in powerful database covers over 100 car brands, 2,000 car models and 20,000 key data. It’s more convenient to decode and cut keys. Check out how it works on a Hyundai ix35.   The procedure: Press the power switch of the Dolphin XP005L key cutting machine In the main menu, click ‘Vehicle database’ Then select the corresponding car make, car model, car year and key type i.e. Hyundai>> ix35>> LM (2009-2011)>> ORIGINAL (M5 clamp) Follow the on- screen operation guide as below to install the key blank, and click ‘OK’ M5 clamp side A, tip align 3rd align Clean metal debris and press the key blank with your fingers to ensure smooth operation After the key blank is put well, cover the protecting mask of the key cutting machine manually Click ‘Learn key’ on the screen and start to decode It takes about 30s to decode the key. Decode key completed Then click ‘Cut key’ on the screen Click ‘Cut’ directly It takes about 1 min to cut…

Cheap SVCI/FVDI Better Than Big Key Tools on VAG AKL
Car Key Programmer / November 30, 2021

Confirmed: SVCI is a cheap but good key tools for VAG AKL programming. The SVCI2020/2019 supports up to year 2019. SVCI2018/FVDI2015 doesn’t work on VW 2016 or up, and the FVDI2014 doesn’t work on VW 2015 or up.   SVCI2020 VW IMMO Coverage (This list is not updated, for the latest list you can check the item page or contact us):   Immo 4th Key Learning/Mileage correction Instrument – CDC3217/CDC3297/CDC3272 + 24C Instrument – NEC+24C32 Instrument – NEC+24C64 Instrument – NEC+24C64 (2013-) Instrument– NEC+24C64 (2012 TFT color display) Instrument– NEC+24C64 (2013 TFT color display) Instrument– NEC+95320 Instrument– Motorola 9S12XHZ512(Golf6 MM7 – 2011) Instrument– NEC+95320(Johnson Controls) Instrument– NEC+95320(JCI–2013 Bora/Jetta) Instrument– Visteon VW Passat B6/B7/CC Touareg/Phaeton/A8/Cayenne/Bentley 4th immobilizer Audi A1 – NEC+24C64 Audi A3/TT/R8 – CDC3217/3297 + 24C32 Audi A4 – instrument Crypto RB4 (2001+) Audi A4 –instrument Crypto RB8 (2004+) Audi A6/Q7/Allroad – EZS-Kessy Audi Q3   Immo 5th Key Learning by OBDII Audi A4/A5/Q5 (Add key, All key lost) Audi A6/A7/A8, VW Touareg (Add key)   Others Immo type Audi A4/A6 (immobilizer box) -1997 – KWP1281 Audi A8 (immobilizer box) -1999 – KWP1281 Audi A2/A3/A6/TT/Allroad 1997+ – KWP1281 Audi A4 1997-2002 – KWP1281 Audi A4 2002+ – KWP2000 Audi A8…

Yanhua Mini ACDP BMW CAS4/4+ Key Adding Tutorial
Car Key Programmer / November 24, 2021

How to program BMW CAS4/CAS4+ key adding via Yanhua Mini ACDP? Follow the operation tutorial to learn how to do step by step.   Tip Click Help to check connection information. It needs to remove the CAS4/4+ module from vehicle. The module is under steering wheel.   Tools BMW CAS4/4+ module Copper pillar CAS4 interface board BDM adapter Work key Blank new key 20PIN cable BAV – KEY adapter OBP + ICP adapter ACDP host   ICP Connection Install the copper pillar. Align D1-D4 test points. Vertical press down the CAS interface board. As long as the 4 test points are aligned, then all test points are aligned. Lock the board with copper pillar and PCB lock. Connect OBP + ICP adapter & BDM adapter. Connect BDM adapter & CAS4 interface board. Connect ACDP host, finally power on.   App Operation Open Mini ACDP app, go to BMW >> CAS1-4 >> CAS4/CAS4+ >> ICP mode ( To find out where the mask ID is, click “Help” here.)   ICP 9S12XEP100(Mask 5M48H/1N35H) >> IMMO >> Read CAS EEPROM >> OK   Pin detection passed. If the detection fails, please check & clean the test points. Click “OK”.   Check the VIN…

Condor XC MINI/Key Tool Max/IM508 Made Suzuki Celerio 2017 HU87
Car Key Programmer / November 3, 2021

This is a complete process to generate new keys for Suzuki Celerio 2017 when all keys lost. Tools using Xhorse Condor XC-Mini Plus key cutting machine, VVDI Key Tool Max & Autel MaxiIM IM508 key programmer.   Having been read out its key codes: 50781, bitting: 2134431131 with LISHI decoder. Let’s start.   Cut key via Condor XC-Mini Plus I’m using key blade No.27 for cutting this time. No.52 will also work, because they are exactly same length 53.06mm.   Cut by bitting >> HU87R >> Suzuki >> Input key bitting: 2134431131 >> Cut Condor XC Mini II machine will start cutting automatically. Just wait…   Make sure the new key can open lock once finished.   Generate remote via Xhorse Key Tool Max Vehicle remote >> Suzuki >> Celerio >> Celerio XN ID47 CK 1966 >> Generate remote   Burn success.   Go to check the new key, it’s transponder 47, frequency 433.92MHz.   Program key via Autel IM508 Connect MaxiIM IM508 with OBD, press IMMO >> Suzuki >> Manual selection >> Other >> Celerio >> Yes >> Immo status scan >> BCM(8 digit)   There’s a fault code. B1188: transponder communication error. Clear DTC Turn ignition on and…

OBDSTAR X300 PRO4 Smart 453 Add Key & AKL: Confirmed
Car Key Programmer / October 28, 2021

OBDSTAR X300 PRO4 is verified to program key for smart 453 (add key & AKL).   OBDSTAR X300 PRO4 Smart 453 key add (by working together with obdstar P001 Adapter): confirmed Please directly add key by following the on-screen guide (PS: it is not in the Mercedes Benz menu) Look at X300 PRO4 Smart function list:   OBDSTAR X300 PRO 4 Smart V31.22 immo upgrade: all key lost for Smart 453 (all by OBD). PS: it is relatively high risk when all keys lost, if any risk, please follow the device prompt to do.   OBDSTAR X300 PRO4 tech support:

Obdstar X300 DP Plus Program Renault Logan 2018 AKL Success
Car Key Programmer / October 27, 2021

Obdstar X300 DP Plus can support to program Renault Logan 2018 all keys lost via OBD successfully. Follow the operations below to learn how it works. Another good news, buy X300 DP Plus now can get 2 free gifts: Renault Converter plus FCA 12+8 Adapter.   How to program Renault Logan 2018 AKL with X300 DP Plus? Read Info Plug connector into OBD2 port, press IMMO >> Renault >> Renault V30.99 >> Program keys >> Logan >> 2013- >> Type 2 >> All keys lost >> Read D Flash   Read the caution carefully, then press “Enter” to continue.   Switch ignition on. It’ll read the info automatically… Enter a filename to save once reading completed.   Program Keys Program keys >> Enter Please ensure the internet connection is normal.   Connect the OBDII-16 and converter at the same time, otherwise make the dealer key failed! If there is no converter, please refer to the help instructions!   Select the D Flash saved just now. And preload the key.   Do you have an original key? Enter   All existing keys of the current vehicle will be erased. If you need to keep the currently existing key, reprogram it. Maximum…

Autel IM608 Jaguar XF SV8 2011 Smart Remote Add by OBD
Car Key Programmer / October 21, 2021

Autel MaxiIM IM608 test report: add smart remote chip 46 433MHZ for aguar XF SV8 year 2011 via OBD.   Let’s go to add smart remote Jaguar XF SV8 via Autel IM608:   Turn ignition switch on. On Autel IM608 tablet, select “Jaguar” and then “Automatic selection”.   Reading VIN, after the VIN number is found, press [OK].   Confirm vehicle information: Jaguar XF 2008-2011 smart remote.   Select “Immo status scan”.   Press Start Button.   Immo status scan… and have key number:2 Next is to select “Immo matching -> Add smart key”. Press Start button again.   Position the learning smart key near the gear selector, and turn on the hazard warning lamp. Turn ignition off. Was the ignition automatically turn on? click on “Yes”.   Number of learned key: 2, click on “OK”. Would you like to learn new smart keys? click on “Yes”. Put new learning smart key on hand.   Press Unlock button of the smart key to be learned 1s with 5s, if the vehicle does not respond, a few more times. Establishing vehicle communication…   Learning successful, click on “Ok”.   Try to IMMO status scan again. Turn ignition on. Alright, Key number…

Solved! Yanhua Mini ACDP “WIFI Connection Failed” Issue
Car Key Programmer / October 20, 2021

Problem My Yanhua Mini ACDP WIFI connection is normal before. I haven’t used it for 3 weeks. Now it’s unable to connect after iOS system upgrade.   It prompts “When the configuration is unsuccessful, please check whether the connection WIFI and the input password are correct, and long press the reset button on the Mini ACDP device to wait for reset.” “WIFI connection failed”.   I’m sure the WIFI details are all correct, it can’t find the device and the status is unbound. What’s the problem? Please help.   Solution Change the WIFI password to a short and simple code. Go to “Setting >> Initial use settings” to reconnect the WIFI once.   Updates Thanks to, the Mini ACDP can be bound now. WIFI connection problem was solved!  

Solution: Lonsdor K518ISE/K518S “Device fault26” Error
Car Key Programmer / September 22, 2021

How to solve Lonsdor K518ISE/ Lonsdor K518S Key Programmer “Device fault26” error? This is a guide to solve the problem.   Solution Hold and press 2 buttons marked in red meanwhile, you’ll go access to the interface.   Press “Factory Setting”. Lonsdor K518 will show a prompt: “This will uninstall all apk, and format all user data, also the device will automatically restart and return to factory settings. Please be careful!!!”. Press “OK” and wait for about 1 minute.   Press “Repair”. A warning displays: “This operation will clear apk related data and reinstall, please operate carefully!!!”. Press “OK”.   Follow the path to find a repair file: Android desktop >> Circle button >> File manager >> Internal storage >> emulated >> 0 Note: if do not find the file, please connect Lonsdor K518 to a PC to put the file in.   Press repair file. A install blocked prompt shows: For security, your tablet is set to block installation of apps obtained from unknown source. Press “Settings >> Unknown sources >> OK”.   You’ll come back to same interface. Press repair file again. And then “Next >> Install >> Open”.   Connect Lonsdor K518 to WiFi, press “Update >>…

How to Refresh BMW F Series 6HP EGS with Yanhua Mini ACDP?
Car Key Programmer / September 8, 2021

Yanhua Mini ACDP BMW + Module 11 can support to refresh BMW F series 6HP EGS on bench without soldering, this is a guide to show the operation process.   Procedure   Installation Preparation Prepare parts: ACDP, OBP+ICP adapter, EGS interface board & EGS module.   Connect EGS interface board & EGS module: Aim the 6HP end label point on interface board with the EGS interface label point during installation.   Short the jumper cap to the “CAN-R-Join”, connect all parts together. Refresh BMW 6HP EGS Open Mini ACDP app, click BMW >> EGS refresh >> 6HP data refresh(supports F chassis) >> Data refresh >> OK   Check info, click “Continue” It starts reading data…   OK >> Save >> OK Data file saved success. Read data is completed.   Click “Continue” to start write data.   Note: Start writing data. It is forbidden to unplug the ACDP and keep steady power supply to ACDP during the process! If the device disconnect, please unplug the ACDP after disconnection 15 mins, the ACDP will automatically complete the writing! Click “OK” to continue. It is writing data, please wait…   Data refresh is completed. It’ll show the backup path automatically. Done!  …