LONSDOR K518S Auto Key Programmer Basic Version same as K518ISE
Lonsdor K518IS Latest Update Policy:
Menus are divided into two parts: Free Menus and Subscribed Menus.
1. Free menus are free for lifetime.
2. Subscribed menus can be used for free for 180 days. You need to pay for them after the trial period. After the trial period, subscribed menus will not work properly if you don't pay. And the menus will disappear after updating the Device.
the black font model in this form is free, the red font model has a 6 month trial period, which is free for 6 months. The customer can click to decide the start time of the trial, try it for 6 months, and pay for it after 6 months.
The fees are as follows:
365 days is a period and the price is USD800 per period. One year period starts from the day of the trial period finished.
1st Year Subscription, $800
2nd Year Subscription, $600
3rd Year Subscription, $300
Lonsdor K518S Key Programmer:
1.Support language: English
2.Update: One key update online ; No Need Token for all cars
3.Support Immobilization Key Programming, dometer adjustment
4.Built-in-in Volkswagen 4th & 5th adapter
5.Built-in Chip & remote detection module.
6.Support car list : http://en.lonsdor.com/html/function
7.Free BMW FEM key programming
8.K518S key programmer is the latest version of Lonsdor, with wider vehicle coverage in key programming, it is customized as the first masterpiece to the overseas market from Lonsdor.
With months of preparation and rigorous testing, from the software design to the user experience, it is an epitomize of Lonsdor years of industry experience.
1.Lonsdor K518S is a key programmer for all makes from Europe, America, Asia and China.
2.It can also support odometer adjustment for some makes.
3.Its nice features are built-in Volkswagen 4th 5th adapter & RFID transponder reader / writer
4.Program Toyota/Lexus smart key all key lost via OBD
5.Free BMW FEM key programming (for all keys lost, enter 32-bit ISN code).
6.Lonsdor K518S is specialized on Volvo, Maserati, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bentley, Nissan etc.support Astra H programming
K518S key programmer Function Description:
Please pay attention to below function description before using the device.
1. Immobilization: immobilizer system diagnosis
2.Odometer adjustment: mileage diagnosis and correction
3.Hardware testing: test if the hardware can function well
4.Adapter: after dismantling, diagnose certain car models
5.Setting: set up basic device information
6.Update firmware: adapter firmware upgrade & update (connect KPROG adapter
7.with OBD test cable and connect K518S with 12V power supply)
8.One key upgrade: click to update to the latest system data
9.Shutdown - turn off the device
SKE-LT: Smart Key emulator - Toyota/Lexus smart key for all key lost via OBD (Optional)
Black: SKE-LT-DST40(94/D4) -Supports 94/D4 smart key. (Optional)
Red: SKE-LT-8A(88/A8)-Support 88/A8 smart key.(Optional)
Green: SKE-LT-DST80(98)-Supports 98 smart key.(Optional)
Blue: SKE-LT-8A(A9)-Supports A9 smart key.(Optional)
L518S main unit outlook:
1. Trademark: Lonsdor
2. Three-color indicator in turn will be: red - external power supply; blue - system power;
yellow - communication status
3. Capacitive touch screen: display and touch operation function.
4. Switch: press and hold for 3s to start. When in start state, press and hold for 3s to restart
or shutdown, for 10s to force to restart.
5. Volume: adjust volume size
6. Key frequency & chip recognition system: place the key on the surface to detect
frequency, push the slot shell to the right and put the key inside to detect chip
7. Setting: enter to set
8. Home: home page interface
9. Return: back to previous step
10. Built-in antenna: antenna inside
11. Model: K518s
Screen shot: press power button and volume down button together
Odometer adjustment interface:
Menus are divided into two parts: free menus and subscribed menus.
1.Free menus are free for lifetime.
2. Subscribed menus can be used for free for 180 days. You need to pay for them after the trial period. After the trial period, subscribed menus will not work properly if you don’t pay. And the menus will disappear after updating the device.
A. 365 days is a period and the price is USD600 per period. One year period starts from the day of the trial period finished.
B. Purchase menus with a dealer. You can use the menus normally and permanently after payment.
C. Menus which you purchase includes subscribed menus that have been released and that will have been released in one year period.
D. Subscribed menus beyond one year period requires extra payment.
Lonsdor K518S Key programmer Special Features:
Volvo (S40, S60, S80, XC60, XC90, C30, C70, V40, V60, V70) key programming.
Toyota/Lexus: smart key all key lost - via OBD ( without dismantle)
BMW CAS3/CAS3+/CAS3++: direct OBD programming
BMW CAS4/CAS4+: dismantle & read data programming
BMW FEM system key programming
2016 -New Maserati: smart key programming
2016 -New Ford: smart key programming
Hyundai / Kia 46/47/8A smart key: PIN code reading via OBD, all key lost included.
Renault ( Megane, Koleos, Scenic) without PIN code key programming
VAG group 4th & 5th immobilizer system
Ferrari (458, F12, F149): direct OBD programming
Peugeot /Citroen: two ways to read PIN code & programming, all keys lost included.
How to Use Lonsdor K518S
Here I take the Toyota/Lexus smart key all key lost as example.
1.Go to the “Bind emulator key” function;
2.Turn on emulator key and put it into K518S key slot (put the status indicator down, make sure the key is active);
3.Following the system direction and click “OK” to start binding;
4.After binding completed, the system will indicate “Binding successful”.
Note: The KPROG adapter is specialized for part of Volvo car series and the new Maserati for the time being, we are still developing some more car models that the adaptor can support in the near future, such as Jeep Grand Cherokee, please refer to our website or directly go to the”One key update” for latest news.
2)Backup EEPROM data
Connect K518S with car OBD port, enter into “Backup immodata” to back up the data.
3)Make emergency emulator key
After choosing the immo data, in a network environment, the system will indicate to choose the corresponding SKE emulator key model, please start the key
and put it into K518S key slot(make sure the key is activate), follow the instruction to make an emulator key.
4)Add smart key
Click the car start button, put the generated SKE emulator key close to the start button, with induction the car will automatically activated.
The system will read current key count, then follow the instruction to add key.
1.”Bind emulator key” can identify the SKE emulator key binding state;
2.SKE emulator key need to bind K518S host and can bind only for one time;
3.When making emulator key, make sure well net connection and to choose the corresponding SKE emulator key model correctly.
Cars coverage list for immobilization:
Europe:Audi, BMW, Benz, VW, Volvo, Citroen, Ferrari, Maserati, Fiat, Lamborghini, Jaguar, MG,
Land Rover, Bentley, Lancia, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, DS, Renault, Alfa Romeo, Smart,
America:Cadillac, Chevrolet, Dodge, GMC, Buick, Hummer, Ford, JEEP, Lincoln, Mercury
Asia:Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, KIA, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Ssangyong, Subaru, Suzuki,
Toyota, Shigaoka Queen
China:Iveco, Trumpchi, BYD, Geely, Chery, Great Wall, Young Lotus (Basically all Chinese car
models are included)
Odometer Adjustment Car List:
VW, Porsche, Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mazda, Audi, Renault, Hummer, Hyundai, Kia...
Note: more high-end cars will be updated very soon.
Note: K518S is still under rapid upgrading, more functions and be released soon, please refer to our website www.lonsdor.com foalso you can “One key update” for the latest version by yourself
K518S Key Programmer Technical Parameter:
RFID Support: 125KHz ASK;
Battery capacity :3800mAh
CPU:ARM Cortex-A7 Quad-core
Processor Speed 1.34GHZ
Power supply :DC12V 1A
WIFI communication distance :10m
Display:1024x600, 7 inch IPS
OBD port: OBD-II
Memory :eMMC 8G RAM 1G
Comm port: USB2.0-type B
OBDII protocols: ISO15765, ISO9141, ISO14230, SAEJ1850, KW1281, VW TP1.6 TP2.0 etc.
KPROG: support programming MCU and EEPROM on ECU circuit board.
1 x Portable Bag(big)
1 x Main Host
1 x Power Adaptor
1 x USB Cable
1 x Packing Bundle
1 x OBD Test Cable
3 x Extra Connector
1 x Londor K518 S User Manual
1 x Portable Bag(small)
1 x KPROG Adapter
1 x RN-01 Board
1 x E-01 Board
1 x FS-01 Board
1 x 20P Cable
5 x Backup Pin
1 x Certificate
How to Update Lonsdor K518S Key Programmer
After networking, the system will automatically updated to the latest version. There are 3 ways of system update:
One key update: quickly update the new added or modified functions.
APK update: this is used when the APK is updated.
Force to update: this is used when the device is faulty or to retrieve data.
How to Register Lonsdor K518S best key programmer
After system updating, you need go to registration&activation.
For new user,
Click on Registration,
Input: user name(email), name(min 2 char), password(min 6 char), email verification code
Click on YES
Lonsdor K518S registrationcompletes
(if interrupted after registration is done, you will go to the System update–Registered user to proceed).
Then go to Activation confirmation to continue.
How to Activate Lonsdor K518S car key programmer tool
After confirming activation, it will go thepassword Setup interface
set 6-digit numbers as your startup password
information verification by Lonsdor
(5-30 minutes, you can check the progress by clicking “Refresh” )
re-enter the password to verify
get the notification that verification successful
the whole process before using the device is complete.
The most important note:
1. User name must be workable email address, so that you can receive the verification codefrom Lonsdor by email.
2. Please pay attention to the difference between the registration password (min 6 char) and the startup password(6-digit), the former
will generally only used when registration, so please commit the 6-digit startup password into memory, as this will be required every time when you start the device.
3. The account will be bound to the corresponding device for life, other accounts can not log in your device and your account can not log
in an registered or activated device either. 4. An account can be used to bind multiple new devices
Lonsdor K518S -Volvo S60 Smart Key-half-keyless
This help file basically includes 4 parts: Function, Operation, Attention, and Reference.
1. Add key: please first make sure if the key is a new unused one;
2. All keys lost:please first make sure if the key is a new unused one;
3. Read CEM security data: dismantle & read CEM to backup security data (make sure to backup security data before programming);
4. Key identification and unlocking: to identify if the key is a new unused one. If the remote control is invalid after key programming (on condition that battery has been installed and the remote control frequency is correct), try to import the CEM safety data to unlock key, and program again after unlocking successful.
1. For "Plug-in sensor start key (5-button)", please be sure to dismantle & read the CEM, please refer to the "Operation Guide" or "Reference"
2.First time to use the adapter, you need to bind it with K518S . Go to the K518S home page and choose "Settings -> Binding adapter", following the direction to finish binding. One K518S host can bind up to 5 adapters, and the bound adapter can not be bound to other K518S hosts. Once bound, no need to bind again.
3. "Plug-in sensor start key (5-button)" only need to dismantle & read CEM in the co-pilot storage box and backup security data;
4. The connection between K518S host, adapter and RN-01 board:
5. Read Volvo CEM please use RN-01 board:
6. Connection between K518S host, adapter and FS-01 board:
7. Read Volvo KVM please use FS-01 board:
Lonsodr K518 Programmer FAQs:
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 firstly then to calculate the pin code.
Q:2017 Ford Escape smart key
A: 2017 Ford Escape smart key works on 49 chip.
Lonsdor K518 Customers Feedback:
So far I have tried on four vehicles, tried on a h system Toyota failed completely to talk to car, tried on 2007 dodge ram would not talk
to it either, tried on bmw 2008 cas3++ would talk to car but canot read isn id.woks beutif on nisn prox. I also used it on 2018 bmw x5
it lost keys it did talk to car givin key positions. car too new, no key available walked away.
Nissan prox works great.
2018 bmw x5 lost keys it did talk to car giving key positions
Dodge RAM1500 and Journey works
Mitsubishi ASX 2013 - year add key works.
Cadillac ESCALADE 2017 smart key works
Works on a part of Vag all keys lost 2010-, supports 4th Immo system 202AD key. In another words, as long as the 4th IMMO can be read out data successfully by 202AD.
mini cas3 done, all key lost bmw 540 cas2 japon model done. volvo xc60 done
reset G immobox done, immobox vw read pincode ok but no program key
2005 Renault Scenic 3 button card key. Key was coded within 1 minute without the need to enter a pin code.
2007 Suburu Impreza. ID62 chip coded using System 1
2007 Nissan Qashqai. took me 5 minutes to code remote key. Would have taken less if I didn't have to go through the different systems before device communicated properly.
The pin was automatically generated and entered buy device.