This is a tutorial on how to program keys for LEXUS RX350 2014 with cheap Xhorse MINI VCI cable and TIS Techstream. Total cost €23.99, help to save RX350 owners tons of money.
what you need?
- Xhorse MINI VCI single cable—€23.99, free shipping at obdexpress.co.uk
- TIS Techstream (running on WinXP): Ver 8.11.006 or higher ( you can download LATEST V10.30.029 from our official blog)
- An old(registered) key and new keys
Vehicle model and year: Lexus RX350 2014
Insert MINI VCI 16 pin connector into car OBDII port, another side of VCI cable connect with laptop
Insert the registered key and switch ignition on
Then run Techstream and click “Connect to Vehicle”
It will initialize USB communication and connect to vehicle, wait for a little while
Then select required car information and press “Next” to continue
It will come to system selection menu, choose “Body Electrical”, then double click “Smart Access”
Select “Utility” option, then double click “Smart Code Registration”
Techstream will show you this introduction, Press “Next” after all check boxes are checked
Preparation before work, you need a registered key and new keys (to be registered)
Then press “Next”
Click “Pre-Start CHK” to review registration process, close the pop-out interface then click “Start” button to begin registration
Touch ENG SW button with a registered key
The old key is moved out of the vehicle, touch ENG SW with a new key(Metal part), and the new key(remote key part) is then placed in the right seat area.
Finally, the key code registration is complete
Done! MINI VCI cable + Techstream program key for LEXUS RX350 successfully! Try to enjoy the new key.