When it comes to the VAG Volkswagen Audi MQB key programmer, there is nothing more than Xhorse VVDI2, Autel IM608/ IM508, Xtool X100 PAD2 Pro, X100 PAD3, Lonsdor K518ISE , Yanhua Mini ACDP, obdstar dp plus etc. Xhorse VVDI2 and IM508 / IM608 can program MQB key when akl with the data, the other programmers support adding new MQB key.
Top 1. Xhorse VVDI2 MQB add spare key / All keys lost
- All keys lost: Yes
We turn the ignition on first, plug VVDI2 to the OBDII port of the car.
Open VVDI2 VAG V6.8.1 -> Engine – UDS -> Can1 and ASAM file for this unit-> Customer requests.
Please input raw send data in the next editbox, and save a new folder as “019 VW ATLAS” on the desktop and then “Engine”.
Back to select Gearbox -UDS -> Can1 and ASAM file for this unit-> Customer requests
Please input raw send data in the next editbox, and save a new folder as “Gearbox” in the folder of “019 VW ATLAS”.
Back to select “Instruments – UDS” -> Can1 and ASAM file for this unit-> Customer requests.
Please input raw send data in the next editbox, and save a new folder as “Instruments” in the folder of “019 VW ATLAS”.
So, we have data and synchronization data, so make sure you put everything back, the dashboard is off, so put a new key inside VVDI 2 slot.
Back to VVDI2 VAG V6.8.1 software, select “Key Learn” -> MQB platform instrument immobilizer -> Instrument with NEC35xx (Continental / VDO).
Click on “Load File” and yes.
And click on “Immo data prepare key”, to load VW immo data.
Choose “All key lost – You should have the synchronize data”.
Prepare dealer key success! Please learn the new dealer key to car!
Click on “Add key”.
Warning: You should backup EEPROM and immodata before learning key. If you have already backup, you can continue, else backup EEPROM and Immo data first.
Choose “Learn key” and then “Load Immo data”.
Yes to ensure the key has keyless.
Click on “Yes” to perform keyless GO key learn.
Click on “No” to start learn key anyway.
All keys successfully learned.
Alright, we’re gonna start the car, yeah, job is done!
- Add new key: Yes
Read article: How to Program VW MQB NEC35XX Smart Key using VVDI2
This article tells what you need to prepare and how to do in step by step.
VVDI2 for VAG MQB:
mqb authorization is free, if you have vvdi2 full authorization, vag 4th immo authorization, vag 4th & 5th immo authorization, copy 48 96bit authorization.
VVDI2 MQB vehicle coverage:
VVDI2 works for MQB NEC35xx immobilizer/ dashboard below:
Audi A3/S3 2014+
VW Tiguan II
VW Touran II
VW crafter 2017+
VW Passat B8 without virtual cockpit
Skoda Octavia III 2014.07+
Skoda Rapid 2015.06+
Skoda Superb III
Seat Ibiza/Ateca/Toledo 2015.06+
Top 2. Autel IM608 MQB Key Programming
Autel IM series product upgrade VW /Audi V4.10:
MQB all models blade key all key lost via OBD.
Notes: This function applies to all MQB blade key models with Autel IM series product (including IM608 / IM600, IM508/IM100 + XP400 and MaxiSys IM)
All key lost fee: 30 dollars per us.
No need to take of any module.
Software free, only have usage cost of each car.
Look at this image:
Test reports : Golf 7 AKL MQB 5 MIN JOB Autel IM608.
Guide: How to program Audi A3 2015 MQB All Keys Lost using Auro OtoSys IM600 (Update to Autel IM608)?
Look at this image, there is no key.
Accept the disclaimer.
Tap “A3 /Q2 /S3/RS3/TT (MQB beta)”, then “2015 (year)”.
You can see there is a VCI icon with a green √, it means the Bluetooth is connected.
It requires online calculate the data, just pay by Paypal.
Then follow the instruction to do.
Finally, the key is learned successfully.
And then test if the new key can start the car, great, it is working.
Top 3. X100PAD2 PRO / X100PAD3 / XTOOL A80PRO can add new keys for MQB-platform i.e golf 7 2013, and need pay extra 10usd for Xtool VAG Point Code (Read Xtool VAG Access Code Operation guide)
Top 4. Lonsdor K518ISE MQB Key Programming
- MQB all keys lost programming: No
- MQB spare key add: Yes
For example, 2016 VW Golf 7 MQB NEC35XX/VDO Add Spare Key Success using Lonsdor k518ISE. Done in 10-15mins
Read the operation guide here:
Path: VW\IMMO4\Select IMMO manually\MQB-35XX(Mainland/VDO)\Immobilizer
Back up EEPROM: back up original EEPROM data, please execute this function before program key, in case to recover data when the car is locked.
Recover EEPROM: recover EEPROM data when the car is locked in the process of programming.
Back up immo data: back up security/immo data.
Recover immo data: recover security/immo data when error occurs in the process of programming.
Make dealer key: system will identify immo data automatically, and make a key become dealer key, which can be programmed and added.
Program key (OBD): add and program a new key.
Delete key: delete the programmed keys.
Reset dashboard: when an exception occurs to the dashboard, use this function to get it right.
- The dashboard will keep black screen during system operation.Delete the programmed key.
- Delete the programmed keys, the last key can’t be deleted if only one key left.
- If failed to back up directly, do not disconnect OBD, please turn ignition ON and wait for 10 mins to back up data. If still failed, please go to IMMO 4 engineering mode to obtain data.
- Key induction position(sensor area) and placement is shown as below:
- If detect no MQb key, the system will prompt communication failure. If the dashboard prompts “0-?”, that means program failed, be careful not to turn ignition OFF. Check the key or induction problems and program once again.
- MQB key types is shown as below:
|Chip model||48 chip TP23|
|Remote type||Flip/integrated remote with 315MHz|
|Key embryo no.||No. 31|
|PIN code requirement||Not required|
|Remote generation||Remote control generates automatically when key programming complete.|
|OBD position||Under the steering wheel|
|Reference||Key type 1: Tiguan L, Lingdu 2015-, Teramont 2017-, Touran 2018-, Golf 2014-, Sportsvan 2016-, Octavia 2016-, Speedy 2016-, Karoq, Kodiaq, Imported Octavia(Travel Ver.) 2015-
Key type 2: Passat 2017-
Key type 3: Magton 2017-, GTE 2016-
MQB is Volkswagen’s latest horizontally mounted engine modular platform (ModularQuerbaukasten), referred to as MQB. It will replace the current PQ25, PQ35 and PQ46 platforms, which will be widely used in the four brands Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda and Seagate, and will produce four levels of car models from A00, A0, A to B.
Top 5. Yanhua ACDP + Module 6
MQB all keys lost, you need:
Yanhua Mini ACDP newest version 126.96.36.199
Module 6 Volkswagen MQB authorization
PCF-key adapter (payable)
Yanhua ACDP workable VAG MQB models:
A3: MQB 2014.06-
Q2: MQB 2014.06-
Seat Ibiza: MQB 2014.06-
Seat Leon: MQB 2014.06-
Seat Toledo: MQB 2014.06 –
Fabia: MQB 2014.06-
Octavia: MQB 2014,06-
Rapid: MQB 2014.06
Superb: MQB 2014.6 –
Golf: MQB 2014.6 –
Passat B8: MQB 2014.6 –
Polo: MQB 2014.6 –
Tiguan: MQB 2014.6 –
Touran: MQB 2014.6 –
Click on “VW”, then “MQB platform instrument”.
Instrument with NEC35xx (Continental / VDO).
Video: Yanhua Mini ACDP VW MQB key learning no soldering
Top 6. OBDSTAR X300 DP PLUS is able to program MQB key
Watch video: OBDSTAR X300 DP PLUS Program 2014 Audi A3 MQB Key
Alright, hope this article is helpful.
And will keep update with the time.