Program VW 4th immo key with VAG OBD helper and Lonsdor K518ise

This post will guide you how to use VAG OBD helper and Lonsdor K518ise to program VW 4th immo key without disassembling the dashboard.

Part 1. Use VAG OBD helper to obtain VW 4th IMMO data online

1. Using VAG OBD connect the vehicle


2. Click “Read car information” to read the anti-theft system and engine system information


3. Connect to the network and upload data to calculations. (click “Online calculate immo data)


4. The immo data is calculated successfully and saved.

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Part 2. Use Lonsdor K518ise to program VW 4th immo key

1. Connect the k518 to the computer via USB cable, Click on “My Computer” and choose the icon as shown below:

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2. Click to open it.

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3. Click to open the “customfile” file and copy the VW 4th IMMO data read by the VAG OBD helper into the file.

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4. Click on the k518 homepage, choose IMMO->VW->4th IMMO

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5. Select “Engineering mode”->”Make dealer key”

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6. Click “OK” to make a key, the same operation as key learning.

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