FAQ Lonsdor K518 key programmer hardware, adapter, car list, function, update etc, keep updating…
Q: Does Lonsdor key programmer support Spanish?
A: No, Lonsdor K518 is the Chinese version. K518 supports English (K518ISE) and Thai (K518THA) language. One machine one language, cannot exchange within the machine.
Q: Does lonsodr k518ise key programmer need tokens?
A: No, it does not need token. It’s not a token tool.
Q: How to register the k518 machine?
A: For new user, click Registration, input user name(email), name(min 2 char), password(min 6 char), email verification code and click YES to complete registration(if interrupted after registration is done, you will go to the System update–Registered user to proceed). Then go to Activation confirmation to continue.
After confirming activation, it will enter into Setup password interface, please set 6-digit numbers as your startup password. Then after information verification by Lonsdor (5-30 minutes, you can check the progress by clicking “Refresh” ), you will required to re-enter the password to verify, when you get the notification that verification successful, the whole process before using the device is complete.
Q: Is it upgradeable and how to update?
A: Enable network connection, the system will automatically update to the latest version.
Q: Without an Internet connection, all the functions work?
A: When you generate key for Toyota smart keys lost, you have to connect internet.
When you update, you need connect internet.
The other models work without internet connection.
Q: the Internet connection will work for 1 year? And then users need to buy again the option?
A: update by internet connection for free lifetime
Only the option that our engineer pay too much energy and cost to develop, that will charge again, so far all update are free.
Q: The SKE-LT smart key emulator is used once?
A: No, these SKE-LT smart key emulator can be used for many times. Once you generate key success, turn on the switch on the emulator unit for 3 times, data will be automatically erased.
(Note: If you failed to program key with the emulator, you properly do not clear the data restored.)
Q: KPROG is not for all cars?
A: used to program MCU and EEPROM on ECU circuit board.
Q: Will it read pin code on US sold Hyundai and kia smart system?
A: K518 can work on Hyundai and kia smart system with 47, 8A chip. For 46 chip, you have to collect the copy password first then calculate the pin code.
Q: Will K518ISE program 2017 Ford Escape smart key?
A: 2017 Ford Escape smart key works on 49 chip.
Q: Did you have to do CEM´s and KVM´s dismantling and reading first if want to program Volvo V40 smart key?
A: Yes. Need to remove CEM and KVM to read first.
Q: Will k518 work on 2007 dodge ram?
A: Lonsdor K518ISE supports Dodge RAM1500 and Journey models only at present.
|RAM1500||Other||12-||Other||Key Programming(Knob Key)|
|Journey||Other||11-||Other||Immobiliser System 9|
Q: Can i program BMW CAS3+ smart key when all keys have lost?
A: Sorry, Lonsdor K518 cannot program CAS3+ all keys lost.
Q: Will K518 read ISN code from BMW CAS system?
A: No, it cannot. You can choose to use CGDI Prog BMW or other tools.
Q: Will K518 program Nissan proximity key?
A: Nissan prox works great.
Q: Will Lonsdor K518ISE add a key on Mitsubishi ASX 2013?
A: Yes, it will.
Q: Will it program Cadillac ESCALADE year 2017 smart key?
A: Yes, we have tested and worked great.
Q: Can I read pin code and program key for PSA cars?
A: Yes, used on some PSA cars (2003 to 2008 years) to read pin and program keys all ok.
Q: I wonder will the Lonsdor K518 work on VAG 4th IMMO when all keys lost?
A: Works on a part of Vag 2010- all keys lost, supports 4th Immo system 202AD key as long as the 4th IMMO data can be read out successfully by 202AD.
Q: Hi, will k518 program BMW FEM system when all keys have lost?
A: Yes, it will.
K518 supports FEM all keys lost but require 32 digits ISN code
Q: Will I need to remove FEM/BDC , if I need to work on this function ?
A: Don’t need to remove FEM/BDC.
Q: Will K518 program Toyota H type key all keys lost?
A: Sorry, it cannot program H chip all keys lost.
A: KProg 2 adapter is used to work with Lonsdor K518 on Volvo & Maserati key programming and Grand Cherokee pin code reading.
Q: Does Lonsdor work on 2017 CAMRY smart key with DST128 chip when all keys have lost?
A: Sorry, Lonsdor K518ISE cannot program Toyota DST128 all keys lost. But it will program DST40, DST80 and 8A chip all keys lost by OBD if using SKE-LT Smart Key emulator.
Q: Will Lonsdor K518 program BYD G3 2011 all smart keys lost?
A: No, but i have done successfully with OBDSTAR X300 DP key master DP tablet.
For K518 success models, please check blog posts.