Program Maserati Levante 2016 Smart Key with Lonsdor K518ISE

Another test report: Lonsdor K518ISE can do Maserati Levante 2017/2016 lost key.

How to add a Levante 2016 smart key with Lonsdor?

Step 1: Backup Immo Data

Turn ignition to ON position

In K518ISE, select Immobilizer->Maserati->Smart key(2016-)->Smart key->Backup Data (via OBD)



This function will read and save immo data


Turn off ignition and turn on the emergency indicator


Getting data about 2 minutes


Save  EEPROM data.


Step 2: Add a Smart Key with Lonsdor K518


Select Add Smart Key

Select EEPROM data just saved


Confirm VIN


Turn off ignition and turn on emergency indicator. Press OK to continue


Keep only one smart key to be programmed inside the car, take other smart keys outside the car


Press Lock or Unlock button of the smart key


Put the smart key close to the Start button within 30 seconds and press Unlock button once


Programming complete


Test the new smart key. The key works.


Lonsdor New Product LKE emulator for Toyota Lexus smart key

Lonsdor LKE emulator is new released product by Lonsdor Company, It is for Toyota Lexus smart key all lost, working together with Lonsdor K518ISE Key Programmer.


The Feature of Lonsdor LKE emulator:

Lonsdor LKE emulator has many capabilities such as: collect data(sent from automobile ignition coil) to detect the coil fault and decode car keys; simulate key chip(4D and 46 chip are supported currently and more.

LKE adopts low-power design, and has CR2032 button battery installed externally, which is easy to replace batteries and can avoid damage to casing.

Lonsdor LKE emulator has the following capabilities that SKE emulator doesn’t have, that means Lonsdor LKE is more powerful than SKE emulator:



No need to dismantle
Can work without network connection
Localized computing

2.Generate chip

LKE can be used to work as an emergency key to program when no dedicated chip.

3.Copy chip

By collecting data to decode and copy chip, LKE currently supports some 46 and 4D chip copy.

4.Simulate and convert chip

Use Lonsdor K518ISE[Generate chip] to make various chips, part of 4D/46 and SKE Toyota
currently supported.

5.Decode chip

Decode 46 and 4D chips to obtain SK.

6.Identify ignition coil and key chip type(all key lost)7.As K518 helper:

Achieve programming key without PIN for Hyundai and KiaAchieve programming key without PIN for BYD
Achieve programming key without PIN for Porsche Cayman(2005-2010)and boxster.

Lonsdor Newest Update European Model

Lonsdor Newest Update European Models-1 on Mar.28,2019

Software update:

Renault Trafic III-System 2

Opel Vivaro 2014-System 2

Software Optimization:

Renault Master III (2010-2015)

Renault Trafic II Ph3 (2010-2014)

Lonsdor K518 Smart Key Programming for Chevrolet IMPALA 2014

Here comes a guide on how to use Lonsdor K518 key programmer to perform smart key programming for Chevrolet IMPALA 2014.



Connect Lonsdor K518 to from OBD2TOOL vehicle and enter the immobilization menu to select “Chevrolet” brand


Select “Cruze”


Select “-2016”


Select “Smart Key”


Select “Add smart key”


Please turn on the ignition switch (do not press the brakes,hold down the start button for about 8 seconds till the dashboard is fully lit ,[OK] to continue



Insert the smart key to be programmed into the key slot,take the others out of car,the slot position generally lies in:

1.Inside the arm hand

2 .Under the cup

3.Next to the ashtray

4.In the hand box



Press [OK] to continue

Current key count:3

Press [OK] to continue,it will prompt you “Communication connecting,please wait…”

Enter the PIN code:2782 we read before,and then press [OK] to continue


Configuring system,about 10 minutes,please wait…


After the process completing,press the start button twice within 5 seconds wait for 2 seconds each time,click [OK] to continue


Then Lonsdor K518 prompt “Program successful,continue to program the next one?’


Hold down the start button for 10 seconds


Release the start button and wait for 5 seconds


Press and hold the start button until the dashboard lits (if not lit,press and hold the start button for about 15 second ,then release,click [OK] to continue



Press the start button and switch ignition off,click [OK] to continue.


The new smart key test ok


Open and close the driver door,make sure all the electrical appliances are off,click [OK] to continue.


System configuring,please wait about 30 seconds…

Remove the key,press the lock and unlock buttons together,and then release,click [OK] to continue


Programming complete


Lonsdor k518ise feedback

Lonsdor K518ISE Key Programmer feedback 2018/12/5

Mitsubishi space wagon 2003, precoded id61 and programmed key ok.

Corsa E (2016) read PIN (BCM) = OK

VW Amarok 2016 add key ok and backup eeprom

FIAT 500 2008 Read Pin code and preapre remtote key than program. ALL FINE

I have start loving this toy when i bought this Auto Key Programmer was working 20% ok 80% not Now it is 95 – 5. Today megane 3 year 2009 keyless key made job in 2minutes

Porche Panamera 2010 km adjust obd job done

hyunday i20 2015 year
read pin ok
add key ok

Citro  c5 2008 read pin add key ok
307 Kline read pin fail / add key ok

206 kline all key lost read pin ok about 3sec
opel Zafira b read pin add key
Touran 2006 learn key and remote ok

Zafira B, read pin and add key, – Success (note, this failed under Zafira B in menu, but i chose type 3 from by system for both pin read and program and works fine)

Peugeot 607 2006 abrites won’t connect with BSI to read pin and key learning too .
Lonsdor read pin and program key 2 min .

Renault Fluence 2015 keyless go works excelent,in fact,zed full asks for pin and Lonsdor doesn’t.The key works ok in central module and keyless go,5 min job.

Suzuki Swift 2015-> (pcf7961)
all key lost
Program without pin – OK (2min)

ford focus 2006 year
add key (all key lost) work all ok

How to use VAG OBD helper to read out 4th IMMO data / MQB data?

1.What is VAG OBD Assistant Function? Why do you need a VAG OBD Assistant? Where to get VAG OBD Assistant?
2.How to use VAG OBD helper to read out 4th IMMO data / MQB data?
3.How to use Lonsdor K518ISE to program key with the IMMO data?

1.What is VAG OBD Assistant Function? Why do you need a VAG OBD Assistant? Where to get VAG OBD Assistant?

Vw, Audi, Skoda and other 4th generations of anti-theft system of the cars , in the situation of needing add key or the situation key all lost, the current market equipment can not read anti-theft data (such as Xhorse VVDI2, AVD,I AP PRO, Lonsdor K518ise and other equipment), or need to disassemble the dashboard to get anti-theft data. The steps is complex and risky, and it takes a long time.Now you only need to use VAG OBD assistants, connect to the vehicle and connect to the network to get the anti-theft data of the vehicle in about 3-5 minutes (depending on the network situation, or the number of users to determine the length of time)

After online access to anti-theft data, the system will automatically save the documents according to the frame number in the VAG OBD document directory, generated files, support the use of current popular equipment, can directly generate dealer keys, and learn key data.

For vehicles with MQB anti-theft system, this device can also be used if the anti-theft data cannot be read directly, but it can only be used to add keys. (for example, add the key of Johnson dashboard).A4L Q5 can not read BCM2 data directly, showing data length error, you can use this design to calculate BCM2 data.The 14-year A6 A7 A8 Touareg hui ang 5-generation anti-theft system can not obtain BCM2 data when all the keys are lost. It can also be used to calculate BCM2 data online, and then match the keys with VVDI2 APPRO and other equipment.

Note: The premise of using this equipment is that the vehicle can not be tampered with information, the vehicle state is legal. If the information is tampered with, then the data can not be calculated.

2.How to use VAG OBD helper to read out 4th IMMO data / MQB data?

1.Hook VAG OBD helper up the vehicle.


2.Click on “Read car info” to get manufacture, VIN, immo type, power, key count, key ID etc.


3.Enable the network connection and upload data to calculate.
The system is reading ECU type.
Click on “Online calculate immo data”.


4.Online calculate immo data successfully and saved automatically, click on “Yes”.

3.How to use Lonsdor K518ISE to program key with the IMMO data?

1.Connect Lonsdor K518ISE and computer using one USB cable, open “My Computer”, click on the portable device “K518”.

2.Click on “Memory Device”.

3.Rick click to open the folder “Customfile”, copy the VAG 4th IMMO data or MQB IMMO data, paste it into this folder.


4.Enter Automotive key Programmer K518 function menu, select “Immobilizer”, then ” 4th IMMO”.


5.Select “4th engineering mode”.


6.Select “Generate dealer key”.


7.Select “Yes” to ensure the immo data(bin file) is put into the customfile folder of k518.