This Post is about Lonsdor K518 key programmer program new keys to Renault car when all keys are lost.
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It need three main steps to complete the work:
1.tools to disassemble the anti-theft/immo box
2.VVDI-Prog to read EEPROM data
3.Lonsdor K518ISE to program keys
THE MOST IMPORTANT NOTE:
1 you can directly program a new key to pre-2010 Koleos;
For post-2011 Renault models, you need disassemble the anti-theft box to first read the backup EEPROM data, then program keys (when all keys are lost)
2 “Anti-theft system 2″： generally only for Koleos.
if it fails, go to “anti-theft system 1” for cars before the 2010 year (password advice: first select Group 4)
“Anti-theft system 1”: for other Renault models
If the password is wrong, please turn on the ignition and wait for 1 minute or so to try another group of password again. The error message is “login failed” or “system does not support login operation”.
3 Megane password advice: first select Group 2;
4 Load .bin file into Lonsdor K518ISE:
use the USB cable to connect the K518ISE and the computer, find out and open internal memory of the K518ISE device , put the .bin file in the the folder “customfile” .
NOTE: .the bin file suffix “bin” must be lowercase;
the file directly into the folder (DO NOT create a new folder)
How to do:
Part 1: match the smart card
1 press the start button, open the driver door;
2 the system tries to get the password
if the model can be read out, please select the password. If the vehicle password cannot be recognized, please read EEPROM data and put it into Lonsdor K518ISE. Then do as follows:
① with the USB cable to connect Lonsdor K518ISE programmer to the computer, the computer will display K518 host internal storage;
② copy the .bin (lowercase) file of CPU data to the Lonsdor K518ISE host’s customfile directory;
③ return to the smart card match operation, select the import file for secret read.
3 insert the smart key need to match . the first key match is completed; please follow the pop-up to continue to match another keys;
4 remove the smart key if you do not continue to match keys
Renault key programming is complete.
In detail… look here:
Lonsdor K518 Program Renault Koleos 2011 Smart Key
Step 1: Remove BCM
Disassemble BCM immo box and find CPU chip XDT384
Step 2: VVDI Prog read EEPROM data
Open VVDI-Prog software
Follow vvdi programmer wiring diagram to connect
Read eeprom data and save data to bin format
Connect K518 host with laptop via USB cable
You will see “customfile” folder on K518 software
Copy the eeprom bin file to “customfile” folder
Step 3: Lonsdor K518 program Smart Key
Re-install BCM from car
Connect Lonsdor K518 key programmer with vehicle via diagnostic socket
Select Renault->By System->Smart Key->Immobilizer system 2->Program smart key
Press on the Start button, press YES to continue
Open the door on driver side
Lonsdor K518ISE shows unable to identify pin code automatically.
Follow guides below: (We have done 1 and 2)
1.Connect K518 host with laptop via USB cable. You’ll see “customfile” folder
- Copy eeprom bin file to “customfile” folder
- select eeprom bin file on “customfile” folder
Select Renault BCM data.bin
Insert a new smart key to be programmed into the card slot
Program success. Press YES to program next key
Insert next smart key into card slot
Remove smart key
Key learning success
Part 2: start the collision recovery
If there is a car crash, the system will automatically start the protection program. and after repair, you need to first release the protection to start the vehicle.
Connect the Lonsdor K518ISE device, and the system communication clear fault information. Complete.
Renault key programming basic knowledge:
Chip Type: 46 chip
Remote type: specialized smart key card
Password requirement: specialized smart key card
Remote generation: program a smart key, then generate remote
OBD location: usually under the steering wheel, in front of the gear, below the central armrest box
Other Renault models:
Koleos key card location