Autel MaxiIM IM608 MQB All Keys Lost Programming Procedure

Autel MaxiIM IM608 and IM508 (need XP400) V4.1 VW/Audi software adds VW and Audi MQB (blade key) all keys lost function via OBD. No need to take off any module.

Here’s the demo guide to program MQB AKL via OBD.


Only VW & Audi MQB blade key all keys lost can be done with IM608 via OBD currently.

Skoda, Seat MQB all keys lost is not supported.

Car model example: Audi A3 2015

Needed tools:

Autel MaxiIM IM608 or IM508 with XP400 programmer

Blank MQB key (original or aftermarket MQB remote)

MQB AKL subscription,  costs US$30 for each car. The payment is done within the tablet from Autel server.

The function requires network connection as well.

*No dealer key can be made from Xhorse MQB remote. Use original or aftermarket remote.

Xhorse remote failed, here used aftermarket remote and complete key programming.


The demo guide is in Turkish. It does not matter.  English version share the same procedure.

Main steps:

1.Read Vehicle IMMO data
2.Make dealer key
3.Key adaptation to the vehicle

Plug Autel IM608 into the OBD2 port of the car.

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In IM608, Select  IMMO->  Audi  ->Advanced mode->A3 /Q2 /S3 /RS3 / TT (MQB beta)->2015->All keys lost

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1.Read IMMO data

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This function is available on a pay-per-use basis. Continue or Exit?

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Contact status
Please open the driver door.
If there is a KESSY system:
Press the Start / Stop button, if there are no KESSY:
Please insert a blank key and continue

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Read IMMO data 100% okay. You can see the VCI is connected successfully and the battery is 13.5V.

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Confirm MQB AKL payment is done

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Calculation is complete!
Please press the [OK] key of the next operation.

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2. Make dealer key

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Do you need to make dealer key?

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Put the key into the Autel IM608‘s XP400 Programmer key hole, and then click OK.

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make dealer key in process

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Please put the key to programmed in the key hole of the XP400 Programmer and then press [OK].

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Make a dealer key success. Continue to create the next key?

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Is there a Kessy / Keyless in the vehicle?

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3. Key adaptation to the vehicle

Enter number of keys to be programmed.

Turn the ignition switch.

Insert the keys that need to be programmed into the ignition and turn on the ignition for 2 seconds. Their controls should be changed in less than 5 seconds. When programming all the keys is completed, click OK.

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Test the new MQB key see if it is working.

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