Autel MaxiIM IM608 BMW IMMO List +Function Display+ Test Report

Equipped with XP400 key programmer or XP400 Pro and MaxiFlash J1534 ECU programmer, Autel MaxiIM IM608 provides advanced IMMO and key programming for BMW, Benz, Ford, VW, Renault and more car models from Europe, USA, Asia and China. In this post, you can learn the top brand BMW IMMO function supported by IM608 and 4 videos about IM608 function display and operation guide.


Firstly, let’s see the newest Autel IM608 BMW IMMO list.

Car models add key all key lost  reset immobilizer Replace IMMO componentsengine/immobilizer/for blade key,smart IMMO box/for smart key IMMO backupsmart key Delete key live data/DTC
3-series add key all key lost vehicle profile/frequence information replace IMMO components(CAS replacement) disable/enable key,ECU reset) back up Dflash/Fflash IMMO DTC
(-2018)√ (-2018)√ (-2018)√ unsupported(-04),(04-06)some are supported(06-2018)supported (-2018)√ (-2018)√ x
5-series (-2018)√ (-2018)√ (-2018)√ unsupported(-04),(04-2018)supported (-2018)√ (-2018)√ x
X1 (09-2018)√ (09-2018)√ (09-2018)√ (09-2018)√        (09-2018) (09-2018)√ x
1-series (04-2018)√ (04-2018)√ (04-2018)√ (04-2018)√ (04-2018)√ (04-2018)√ x
2-series (13-2018)√ (13-2018)√ (13-2018)√ (13-2018)√ (13-2018)√ (13-2018)√ x

Here are 4 videos of Autel MaxiIM IM608 key programmer made by The videos includes all functions of IM608, the operation guide to diagnose, read & write EEPROM, read key info and frequency using Autel IM608, XP400 key programmer and MaxiFlash J2534 ECU Reprogrammer.

Video 1: Autel IM608 functions display

Tap “MaxiIM” to enter IM608 main menu

You can see 6 main functions:

  • IMMO
  • Programmer
  • Diagnostics
  • Service
  • Update
  • Settings


MaxiIM IM608 covers many vehicles incl. USA, Europe, Asia, China

You can click “Search” button to input any car brand you want.


There are 25 special functions supported:

  • Oil reset
  • EPB
  • TPMS
  • BMS
  • Brake bleed
  • Aftertreatment
  • Injector
  • SAS
  • Suspension
  • Throttle
  • Seats
  • Odometer
  • Lang change
  • Headlamp
  • CHG tire size
  • TEC learn
  • Cylinder
  • VGT learn
  • Speed & PTO
  • Clutch
  • Trans adaption
  • Airbag reset
  • A/F setting


Accept the disclaimer-> Connect XP400 to IM608 and then have options: key, Chip (EEPROM, MCU, ECU), Write key via dump and version information.

Key function incl. Key read & write, key information and remote detection

Chip (EEPROM, MCU, ECU) incl. chip read & write

Write key via dump supports Asian, European and American cars


It also covers many vehicles from USA, Europe, Asia and China.

Video 2: Autel IM608 & XP400 read and write EEPROM

Check the detailed operation guide:

1.Connect MaxiIM IM608 with XP400 key programmer via VCI USB cable

2.Plug the EEPROM adapter into XP400

3.Select “Programmer”-> “Chip (EEPROM, MCU, ECU)”– > “Chip read & write” -> “EEPROM” -> “ATMEL” -> “AT93C46” -> ‘EEPROM”-> “Read”

4.Read out the EEPROM data and then save it

5.Select “Write”-> Select the EEPROM data just saved to write

6.Wait a moment until the chip is written successfully

Video 3: Autel IM608 with XP400 read BMW Hitag Pro 49 key info and frequency

Here is the connection and operation guide:

1.Connect XP400 to Autel IM608 via USB cable

2.Select “Programmer”-> “Version information”-> “Key”-> “Key read& write”

3.Insert a BMW key into the hole of XP400 key programmer

4.Tap “Automatic selection”-> “Read key ID”-> Read out key ID

5.Tap “Read key information”-> Read out the key info and save

6.Select “Remote detection”-> “Frequency detection”

7.Put the key into the suitable area and press down anyone key button-> read out key frequency

Video 4: Autel IM608 diagnoses BMW

Have a look at the connection and operation steps:

1.Connect MaxiFlash JVCI J2534 reprogrammer to BMW OBD2 port via OBD2 cable

Note: When the communication indicator turns to blue that means MaxiFlash JVCI has connected with IM608 successfully.

2.Select “Diagnostics”-> “BMW” -> Accept the disclaimer-> “Automatic selection”-> Read out VIN and vehicle info

3.Turn the ignition off and wait for 10s

Then the car indicator of J2534 box turns green and turns off.

4.Tap “Diagnosis”-> “Auto Scan”-> diagnose all system faults-> select any one system has fault-> “Read codes”-> Read out the corresponding fault codes

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