Cheap working CAS key programmer advice

If you are looking tool for BMW cas1-3+ key making it can be done from obd and dump for cas reading dumps. You can’t miss reading this post.


You have big choice and you can find more tools

But remember it s a BMW.


Option 1: Xhorse VVD2 BMW 

VVD2 BMW never let me down

VVD2 BMW user manual (on BMW cas 1-3 and CAS4 CAS4+ key programming etc)

VVDI2 adds BMW CAS4+new key


VVDI2 & VVDI Prog program CAS4+ all key lost

VVDI 2 BMW read the ISN from MSD and MSV ECUs and more


VVDI BMW price: $1000USD




Option 1: CGDI BMW key programmer 


Support Key Programming for BMW CAS1/CAS2/CAS3, and Support Key Matching and All key lost for CAS4 /CAS 4+.

Support BMW Key Programming with OBD Functions.

CGDI MSV80 BMW Car Key Programmer car list:

1.BMW CAS1/CAS2/CAS3/CAS3+/key increasing matching, KEY all lost matching, CAS computer replace,CAS3+/P4X above version can directly downgrade by OBD in 5 minus 100% safety.
2.BMW CAS4/CAS4+/Support key matching, support key all lost matching.
3.Support BMW key inspection, can check key what status in.
4.Support BMW engine computer DME replacement.
5.Support BMW MSV80/MSD80/MSD85/series OBD read ISN code (no need to split computer when matching key)
Exclusively support in Domestic
6.Support BMW Key unlock.




CGDI BMW is extremely fast for cas1, 2 & 3 for cas3+ if need downgrade 10 minutes and seems safe, ISN read from DME 10 minutes does no t support all DME is down side.
make sure you have proper power on the car.

cas4 F10 – ok (new key)
cas4+ F10 – ok (new key) isn from org key or dump DME
fem/bdc F31 – ok – reset mileage, change isn, change vin, make keys with oryginal key and with dump from DDE
cas3+ E60- ok , downgrade and make key with isn from org key

CGDI PROG bmw f20 2014 mileage reset OK
Read ISN DME MSD80 OK 5WK93628

– Cas4 can only be done by reading DFlash from Freescale cpu then load into programmer software and generade key. It can no ne done by obd. You need xprog or vvdi prog to read the dflash.

CGDI BMW tool programs BMW CAS3 key video:


Where & Price:

Price: $655




Option 3: Lonsdor K518ISE 

Lonsdor K518ISE a multi brand key maker and the seller claims it can update cas latest by obd.


BMW CAS3/CAS3+/CAS3++: direct OBD programming

BMW CAS4/CAS4+: dismantle & read data programming


Lonsdor K518ISE Program Key for BMW CAS3++


K518ISE Program BMW FEM BDC key


Related info:

Lonsdor K518 key programmer feedback


Lonsdor K518 key programmer car list


Price: 1,299USD




This is all I can offer here, for more I’d like to update when they are tested working without problem.