Autel IM508 Add Smart Remote on Subaru XV GT Edition 2021 via OBD

How to use Autel MaxiIM IM508 to add smart remote for Subaru XV GT Edition 2021 via OBD?

The original Subaru chip is 8A RF430 433.92 MHZ FSK

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Turn ignition on

Then operate on IM508 tablet (same procedure as OtoSys IM100)

Select Subaru>> Manual Selection>> Asia>> XV>> 2012-2020>> Smart key

Confirm the vehicle info detect out

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Tap ‘IMMO Status Scan’

The number of registered keys is 2

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Tap ‘Add keys (guided)’

Establishing vehicle communication…

Press ‘Start’ to add new key

Confirm to enter key learning (adding) procedure

Make sure all doors are in current positions during the learning period

Take the registered key (original) key close to the Start button

After hear 1 beep, put the key to passenger seat


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Then take the new key to be learnt close to start button

After all keys have been registered (also hear 1 beep on the new key), press ‘OK’

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Now the number of registered keys is 3.

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Turn off ignition button

Use the keys have been learnt to turn on ignition within 60 seconds

Program successfully

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Finally, use the new key to start the car and test the remote, both OK.

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Autel MaxiIM IM608/IM508 XP400 currently supports following 2020/2021 Subaru IMMO & Smart all keys lost programming models:

Forester 2013-2021 (Immobilizer)

Forester 2013-2021 (Keyless System)

Impreza WRX 2015-2021 (Immobilizer)

Forester 2013-2021 (Keyless System)

Legacy 2013-2021 Keyless System

Legacy 2013-2021 Immobilizer (Without IMMO)

Levorg 2015-2020 Immobilizer

Levorg 2015-2020 Keyless System

Outback 2013-2021 Keyless System

Outback 2013-2021 Immobilizer (Without IMMO)

WRX 2015-2020 Keyless System

WRX 2015-2020 Immobilizer

Crosstrek 2012-2021 Immobilizer

Crosstrek 2012-2021 Keyless System

Impreza 2012-2021 Immobilizer

Impreza 2012-2021 Keyless System

Liberty 2015-2021 Immobilizer

Liberty 2015-2021 Keyless System

XV 2012-2021 Immobilizer

XV 2012-2021 Keyless System

XV Crosstrek 2012-2021 Immobilizer

XV Crosstrek 2012-2021 Keyless System

For the 2020/2021 Subaru Smart Key AKL programming guide using IM608/IM508, please pay attention to the following notes:

Don’t need online subscription.
Network connection is required. It’s all by OBD
You can use OEM, aftermarket, used new, old as long as it looks the same.
They do lock but can be reset, not every device will do them, but some can. HYQ14AHK.
Better use APB112 emulator key. If you don’t have APB112, you can do reset procedure. 2 steps: Just reset smart box and then add key.

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