BMW CAS4 OBD Programming by VVDI2 BMW Explorer Autel

Here obdii365.com lists top 3 programmers that will do BMW CAS4/CAS4+ key learning by OBD.  Autohex II and other tools will have their update soon.

BMW CAS4/CAS4+ OBD Programming with BMW ExplorerBMW CAS4/CAS4+ OBD Programming with Xhorse VVDI2BMW CAS4/CAS4+ OBD Programming with Autel IM608
Preparation:Always follow the golden rule of putting 12v on the vehicle your working on and it’ll be fine.

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BMW CAS4/CAS4+ OBD with BMW Explorer 
BMW Explorer original is first in the world to write CAS4 keys through OBD. 15 Min’s start to finish process.BMW-Explorer V 19.06.04

  • Added Write keys CAS4 XEP100 Swfl_0000074X-007-012-000  Via OBD!!!

BMW-Explorer V 12.04.14

  • Key programming for F-series (7-er F01,F02, GT-series F07, 5-er and 6-er F10,F11,F12,F13,F18, X3 F25) with N55 (BOSCH) ECU’s via OBD!!!

*BMW-Explorer clone cannot do CAS4 by OBDII.
Demo: CAS4 All keys lost situation done via OBD:

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Connect BMW Explorer interface with vehicle via OBDII
Connect Dongle and unit with laptop

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Open BMW-Explorer software, select setup
Search Com port, set up COM-port to COM10
Press To add all ECU
Press the brake pedal and press the Start button
Select 40- Car Access System->Extra options->Key learning

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Select Read ISN /SK in ECU
Require to update ECU

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Unlock CAS4

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Save data
Press brake pedal, turn on ignition
Wait ECU upgrade complete

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Read ISN code success

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Select unused key position and Write Key

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Bring a new key to the coil

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Record of the key (Don’t take key away from coil until operation ends)

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Programmed key ok

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Check key status
Test key and remote control

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The new keys works.
Clear fault code and stored codes.
Done.

BMW CAS4/CAS4+ OBD with Xhorse VVDI2Requires latest version Xhorse VVDI2 software (6.6.1 or above)

  • Support unlock CAS4 directly, no need update CAS4 flash
  • Support CAS4/CAS4+(XEP100 series, 5M48H/1N35H) type with OBDII
    Support all CAS4/CAS4+ encrypt version with 5M48H/1N35H chip

Demo: add a BMW CAS4 key with VVDI2 by OBD cable:

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Launch VVDI2 software, go to BMW functionConnect VVDI2 key programmer with vehicle via OBD cablePress Connect 

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Select Key Learn->CAS Key Learn function

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Select Car Type: CAS4/CAS4+- F-Series and Get Key Info

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Read vehicle information. Follow instructions on the bottom

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Prepare dealer key and reset KM require unlock CAS4.
Select Unlock CAS4/CAS4+ functionIt takes about 10 minutes. You must provide extra power to car before programming.(If all keys lost, press brake and open lights to activate communication. )

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Unlocking CAS4 in process

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CAS4/CAS4+ unlock complete. Now we can make dealer key via OBDII.

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Select a unused key position and press Prepare dealer key with programmer.

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Here we choose Have a working key.  Switch ON ignition with working key and continue. Press Next.If lost all keys, select Known ISN (need to read ISN code first)

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Insert working to ignition switch and press OK

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Save security key information

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Insert original key to VVDI2 programmer and press OK

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Put a new key into VVDI2

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Write key success.Test the new key. No need to write back eeprom.

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The new key can start vehicle.

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Remote control works as well.Done.

BMW CAS4/CAS4+ OBD with Autel IM608Autel MaxiIM IM608 adds BMW CAS4/CAS4+ all series OBD programming  (add key & all keys lost) in June 2019.Make sure your IM608 has registered with XP400 programmer adapter.

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Method 1:
Choose Smart Mode->CAS4/CAS4+ ->Key Learning-> OBD Learning->OBD Read KeyIf current software is not supported, Autel will ask to update ECU/Unlock CAS4.Then follow system prompts until it ends.
Method 2:
Select System Mode->Immobilizer system->CAS4/CAS4+->Programming->ECU Update->Upload file
Update ECU success.
Select Key Programming->Key Learning->OBD Learning->OBD Read KeyThen follow system prompts until it ends.
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