Autel MK808 Key Fob Programming: What Cars? How-to Guide?

Can Autel MK808 program keys? The answer is: Yes, Autel MaxiCOM MK808 scan tool will be able to reprogram key to new ecu for compatible vehicles, kindly check the detailed vehicle coverage from the link: (Select Product Model MK808, Vehicle make, vehicle model, Year and function /sub-function)

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Take some confirmed car models for example:

√Program 2004-2014 Acura Tl all keys lost using autel mk808 + used key programming.


√Program Honda civic keys to the vehicle using autel mk808.


√AUTEL MK808 Dodge Chrysler Key Programming


√Program a key fob for Suzuki swift 2012


√Autel MK808 scan tool performs KEYLESS REGISTRATION function and program a key on a 2003 Nissan 350z.


√ AUTEL MK808 Program key for Honda Acura (Read the step-by-step guide)


For those car models that Autel MK808 failed to program key, which Autel to own?


If you found Autel MK808 Diagnostic Scanner cant not make key programming for your car, we recommend you Autel IM608 automotive key programmer and diagnostic scanner. IM608 has this function. IM608 is equipped with Autel XP400 Key Programmer and MaxiFlash ECU Reprogrammer. IM608 is the most advanced and the unique all in one key programming and diagnostic tool that is destined to be the unprecedented key programming tool that you ever wanted.


And for Autel IM608 coverage, you can refer at the same link as that of Autel MK808.


How to use AUTEL MK808 IMMO Service?


An immobilizer is an anti-theft mechanism that prevents an automobile’s engine from starting if the correct ignition key is not used or other device is present. This device prevents thieves from starting the vehicle by a method known as hot wiring. Most new vehicles have an immobilizer as standard equipment. An important advantage of this system is that it doesn’t require the vehicle owner to activate it; it operates automatically. An immobilizer is a more effective anti-theft protection than an audible alarm alone; many auto insurance companies offer lower rates for vehicles that are equipped with them.


As an anti-theft device, an immobilizer disables one of the systems needed to start a vehicle’s engine, usually the fuel supply or the ignition. This is accomplished by radio frequency identification between a transponder in the ignition key and a device called a radio frequency reader in the steering column. When the key is placed in the ignition, the transponder sends a signal with a unique identification code to the reader that relays it to a receiver in the vehicle’s computer control module. If the code is correct, the computer allows the fuel supply and ignition systems to operate and start the vehicle. If the code is incorrect or absent, the computer disables the system, and the vehicle will be unable to start until the correct key is placed in the ignition.


The IMMO service of MK808 enables you to disable the lost vehicle keys and program are placement key fob. One or more replacement key fob can be programmed, depending on your needs.


To program the replacement key fob(s)

  1. Tap “IMMO KEYS” after entering the “Service” function from the MaxiCOM Job Menu.


  1. Tap “Automatic Selection” or “Manual Selection” to acquire vehicle VIN information and tap Yes to confirm.


  1. Tap “Erase/Program all key fobs” in the IMMO function list after it is displayed, the list may vary for different vehicles being tested.



1) To complete key fob programming, you need to acquire the Security Code, which can be acquired through the Security Code Read function in hot functions.


2) Before programming, please check and erase the fault codes.


  1. Read the on-screen information carefully and follow the instructions to complete the operation.

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