The Autel IM508 Key Programming Diagnostic Scan Tool is an impressive key programming scanner tablet. With lots of advanced functions. This combination makes it a must-have tool in any garage.(The XP400 for European vehicle coverage)
When it comes to key programming scan tools, Autel is one of the leading brands on the market.
Then what is the Autel MaxilM IM508 different from other products? Here is the full product breakdown below.
Let’s look at the features and functionalities of this Key Programming Diagnostic Tool( View table image ):
|Product||Autel MaxiIM IM508||Autel MaxiIM IM608|
|Smart Mode (Guided and Automated Key Learning Function)||√||√|
|Expert Mode (Advanced key Learning)||√||√|
|Read PIN/CS (All Keys Lost)||√||√|
|IMMO ECU Reset/Adaption||√||√|
|IMMO ECU Refresh/Coding||√||√|
|Backup /Restore IMMO Data||√||√|
|Benz 3rd Generation IMMO Add key, all key lost, key Learning||—||√|
|BMW FEM/BDC Key Learning and ECU adaptation||√||√|
|BMW CAS4/3/2 key learning||CAS4 available when connected to XP400||√|
|VW /Audi MQB (VDO & JCI) add key, IMMO V A4/A5/Q5 2015+ Key learning||—||√|
|VW /Audi /Skoda / Seat IMMO III /IV /V add key, all key lost||√||√|
|Key read /write||√||√|
|ECU Read/Write||When connected to XP400||√|
|MC9S12 Encryption Chip read/write||When connected to XP400||√|
|IC Card Read/Write||When connected to XP400||√|
|Mercedes Infrared Key Read/Write||When connected to XP400||√|
|Remote Frequency Detect||When connected to XP400||√|
|Support PC||When connected to XP400||√|
|All Systems for Over 80 Makes and Models||—||√|
|AutoVIN /Auto scan||√||√|
|Read /Erase codes||√||√|
|View, record, playback live data||√||√|
|View Freeze Frame data||√||√|
|Shop and data Manager applications||√||√|
|MaxiFlash JVCI ECU Reprogrammer (Bluetooth /USB cable)||—||√|
|OtoFlash (J2534 ECU Reprogrammer)||√|
|Advanced Service Functions|
|Oil Serive Reset||√||√|
|Parking Brake Pad Relearn After Replacement||√||√|
|Steering Angle Sensor Relearn||√||√|
|Battery Registration and Reset||√||√|
|Diesel Particulate Filter Regeneration||√||√|
|Tire Pressure Monitoring System Sensor ID Relearn||√||√|
|Complete Service Functions||—||√|
|Built-in Rechargeable Li-ion Battery||5000 mAh||15000 mAh|
|One Year Warranty||√||√|
|Free Online Update Two Years||√||√|
|Memory||32 GB||64 GB|
|Processor||Cortex-A9 processor||Cortex A7+A15 six-core processor|
|Note: XP400 can be purchased separately.|
|Some listed functions are manufacture dependent. Constantly update MaxiIM for current vehicle coverage. Update software regularly for most accurate tool features.|
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Can perform comprehensive IMMO related functions and the most useful programming capabilities, a very affordable professional automotive key programming tool for shops and technicians.
- PROFESSIONAL IMMO FUNCTIONS
- Autel MaxiIM IM508 advanced key programmer scan tool can perform comprehensive IMMO functions such as Reading PIN/CS(All Key Lost), Key Generation, Key Learning, Remote Learning, BMW FEM/BDC Key Learning/ECU Adaptation, BMW CAS3/2 Key Learning, VW/Audi/Skoda/Seat IMMO III/IV/V Add Key, All Key Lost, IMMO ECU Reset/Adaptation/Refresh/Coding
- ADVANCED CAR KEY CHIP PROGRAMMING
- Autel MaxiIM IM508 key programming scanner comes with key programming capabilities including Key Chip Read and Write, EEPROM Read and Write, Transponder Read & Write, and basic MCU Read & Write.
- CONNECTING TO XP400 TO EXTEND PROGRAMMING CAPABILITIES
- When it’s connected to Autel XP400, IM508 Key Programming Scan Tool can extend its programming capabilities to the next level, such as IMMO ECU Read & Write, MC9S12 Encryption Chip Read & Write, IC Card Read & Write, Mercedes Infrared Key Read & Write, Remote Frequency Detect. It will support the PC connection as well.
- All Systems OE-Level DiagnosisAutel MaxiIM IM508 Advanced Automotive Key Programming Tool can access and perform OE-Level diagnosis on ALL available vehicle modules including but not limited to PCM, ECM, EPS, PDM,ABS, SRS, BCM, TPM, SCCM and etc and covers all major diagnostic functions such asread/clear DTCs, live data stream, ECU information.
- Oil Reset: Reset service mileage & service intervals after the oil is changed.
- EPB Service: Resetting parking brake pads after the replacement.
- SAS Calibration: Reset the current steering wheel position as the straight-ahead position in the steering angle sensor EEPROM.
- DPF Regeneration: Performs DPF Regeneration to clear the blockage through continuous burning of the particulate matter captured in the DPF filter and turn off DPF light.
- BMS: Register the battery replacement.
Autel MaxiIM IM508 Car Key Programming Scan Tool can perform advanced OE level diagnostics for over 80 US, Asian and European makes and models.
|Advanced key programming functions||A little bit pricey for the hobbyist|
|Responsive and simple to use||Not compatible with some new vehicle manufacturers|
|Wide-range vehicle compatibility||No diagnostic camera|
|Professional diagnostic and maintenance functions|
- Q: Can this do bi-directional controls?
- A: No, it can’t.
- Q: will this reprogram key for 04 nissan murano with new engine?
- A: Autel IM508 key programming tool does have the capability to program new keys for a 2004 Nissan Murano.