Autowave Ltd

Autowave is UK’s largest aftermarket automotive locksmith equipment and supplies distributor, supplying key programming and cutting equipment, diagnostic tools, remotes, key blanks, transponders, soldering equipment and much more

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Autowave is UK’s Largest aftermarket automotive locksmith distributor. We pride ourselves on offering excellent products at competitive prices, whilst providing industry leading support. Our range includes all the items required for carrying out auto locksmith or spare key services such as key programming tools, key cutting machines, soldering/EEPROM equipment and diagnostic tools with accessories to match. We offer a huge range of aftermarket remote keys, key blanks and transponders, offering a live VRM lookup via AutoCat and our website www.autowave.co.uk
We are the UK distributors for Xhorse, Bosscomm, OBDstar, Yanhua ACDP, Lonsdor, CGDI, X-Tool, Auto-XT, KeyDIY, Mr Li Lockpicks and Atten. We offer extensive training both online and at our premises in Nottingham, showing new techniques and developments in key programming technology. Whether you are an experienced auto locksmith or a garage wanting to add a spare key service to your business we can help you.

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Programming a Spare Key To a 2016 Ford Transit Connect | XTool X100 Pad

Programming a Spare Key To a 2016 Ford Transit Connect | XTool X100 Pad...

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How To Clone VW/Audi Gearbox | ACDP Module 19

How To Clone VW/Audi Gearbox | ACDP Module 19...

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Reading Kia/Hyundai Pin Code Using Xhorse Key Tool Max

Reading Kia/Hyundai Pin Code Using Xhorse Key Tool Max...

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Programming Spare Key For 2017 Vauxhall Corsa | OBDStar DP Plus

Programming Spare Key For 2017 Vauxhall Corsa | OBDStar DP Plus...

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2019 VW Golf Johnson Controls Spare Key | VVDI2 & VAG Helper August 2021

2019 VW Golf Johnson Controls Spare Key | VVDI2 & VAG Helper August 2021...

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Programming a Spare Key for a 2008 Lexus LS600 | Lonsdor K518ISE

Programming a Spare Key for a 2008 Lexus LS600 | Lonsdor K518ISE...

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Testing EIS on 2013 Mercedes C220 Using XTool H6 Pro

Testing EIS on 2013 Mercedes C220 Using XTool H6 Pro...

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Programming Spare Key For 2018 BMW 1 Series | ACDP Module 2

Programming Spare Key For 2018 BMW 1 Series | ACDP Module 2...

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Programming Spare Key For 2018 Audi A1 | Xhorse VVDI 2

Programming Spare Key For 2018 Audi A1 | Xhorse VVDI 2...

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2014 Ford Transit Custom Spare Key | XTool X100 Pad 2

2014 Ford Transit Custom Spare Key | XTool X100 Pad 2...

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Programming Spare Key For 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander | OBDStar DP Plus

Programming Spare Key For 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander | OBDStar DP Plus...

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All Keys Lost Mercedes W169 A Class | Xhorse EZS Adaptor & CGDI MB Tool

All Keys Lost Mercedes W169 A Class | Xhorse EZS Adaptor & CGDI MB Tool...

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Programming Spare Key For 2013 Mercedes Sprinter | CGDI MB Programming Tool

Programming Spare Key For 2013 Mercedes Sprinter | CGDI MB Programming Tool...

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Programming a Spare Key For 2013 Porsche Panamera | ACDP Module 10

Programming a Spare Key For 2013 Porsche Panamera | ACDP Module 10...

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Programming a Spare Key For a 2007 BWM 1 Series | Xhorse VVDI2

Programming a Spare Key For a 2007 BWM 1 Series | Xhorse VVDI2...

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Cutting a HU162T Porsche Key Blade Using CGDI Godzilla

Cutting a HU162T Porsche Key Blade Using CGDI Godzilla...

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Programming Spare Key For 2007 Vauxhall Vivaro | OBDStar Key Master DP Plus

Programming Spare Key For 2007 Vauxhall Vivaro | OBDStar Key Master DP Plus...

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Programming a Spare Key For a 2014 Fiat Doblo | Xhorse Key Tool Max

Programming a Spare Key For a 2014 Fiat Doblo | Xhorse Key Tool Max...

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Programming Spare Key For a 2017 Nissan Navara Using OBDStar DP Plus

Programming Spare Key For a 2017 Nissan Navara Using OBDStar DP Plus...

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Programming a Spare Key For 2013 Mercedes Benz C Class W204

Programming a Spare Key For 2013 Mercedes Benz C Class W204...

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Programming a Spare Key For a 2015 Vauxhall Adam | XTool H6 Pro

Programming a Spare Key For a 2015 Vauxhall Adam | XTool H6 Pro...

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Programming a Spare Key For 2014 Renault Captur Using OBDStar DP Plus

Programming a Spare Key For 2014 Renault Captur Using OBDStar DP Plus...

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XTool H6 Pro Diagnostic & Key Programming Device Update Tutorial

XTool H6 Pro Diagnostic & Key Programming Device Update Tutorial...

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All Keys Lost on 2013 Vauxhall Astra J | OBDStar DP Plus

All Keys Lost on 2013 Vauxhall Astra J | OBDStar DP Plus...

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Programming Spare Key Using Xhorse VVDI 2 on 2014 Volkswagen Up

Programming Spare Key Using Xhorse VVDI 2 on 2014 Volkswagen Up...

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XTool H6 Pro Diagnostic & Key Programming Device Unboxing | Autowave

XTool H6 Pro Diagnostic & Key Programming Device Unboxing | Autowave...

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Programming Spare Key Using Xhorse VVDI 2 for 2016 Seat Alhambra

Programming Spare Key Using Xhorse VVDI 2 for 2016 Seat Alhambra...

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Training Video

All Keys Lost on 2013 BMW X5 (CAS 3) | ACDP Module 1 CAS 1-4+

All Keys Lost on 2013 BMW X5 (CAS 3) | ACDP Module 1 CAS 1-4+...

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Programming a Spare Key to a CAS 4 on a 2015 BMW 5 Series | ACDP Module 1 CAS 1-4+

Programming a Spare Key to a CAS 4 on a 2015 BMW 5 Series and Cutting a Spare Blade with the CGDI Godzilla...

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Binding Lonsdor SKE Emulator to Lonsdor K518ISE

Binding Lonsdor SKE Emulator to Lonsdor K518ISE...

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Reading EEPROM Data using Xhorse Mini Prog

Reading EEPROM Data using Xhorse Mini Prog...

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BossComm KMAX-850 | 2013 Fiat 500

BossComm KMAX-850 | 2013 Fiat 500...

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All Keys Lost Via OBD on 2009-2014 Toyota Prius | Lonsdor K518ISE and Lonsdor SKE Emulator

All Keys Lost Via OBD on 2009-2014 Toyota Prius | Lonsdor K518ISE and Lonsdor SKE Emulator...

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WIN AN AUTO-XT MULTIMETER

The much sought after Auto XT Multimeter & Oscilloscope is up for grabs! Simply fill in the form below and type AUTO XT in the message box for your chance…...

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Xhorse Mini Prog EEPROM Programmer

This new programmer from Xhorse is designed to work seamlessly with the Xhorse app on a phone or Key Tool Max. It is portable and easy to use and makes…...

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BossComm IFIX 980 Demo | 2005 Ford Focus

BossComm IFIX 980 Demo | 2005 Ford Focus...

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Xhorse Mini Prog Unboxing

Xhorse Mini Prog Unboxing | Autowave...

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Adding Key to 2005 Mercedes Benz CLK using XTool X100 Pad Elite w/ KC501

Adding Key to 2005 Mercedes Benz CLK using XTool X100 Pad Elite w/ KC501...

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How To Calibrate Xhorse Dolphin XP007 Manual Key Cutting Machine

How To Calibrate Xhorse Dolphin XP007 Manual Key Cutting Machine...

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How To Update and Calibrate CGDI Godzilla Automatic Key Cutting Machine

How To Update and Calibrate CGDI Godzilla Automatic Key Cutting Machine...

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2007 Saab 9-3 Spare Key | Xhorse VVDI 2 & VVDI Prog w/ EEPROM Adaptor

2007 Saab 9-3 Spare Key | Xhorse VVDI 2 & VVDI Prog w/ EEPROM Adaptor...

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All Keys Lost on 2008 Peugeot 207cc | OBDStar Key Master DP Plus

All Keys Lost on 2008 Peugeot 207cc | OBDStar Key Master DP Plus...

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Programming A Spare Key Using XTool X100 Pad 2 | 2004 Land Rover Discovery 3

Programming A Spare Key Using XTool X100 Pad 2 | 2004 Land Rover Discovery 3...

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Xhorse Mini OBD Pin Reading Demo | 2013 Peugeot Partner

Xhorse Mini OBD Pin Reading Demo...

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BossComm IFIX 980 Diagnostic Tablet Unboxing

The is now BossComm IFIX 980 Diagnostic Tablet available to Pre-Order, so we decided to do an Unboxing to show everyone what is included in with the device....

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Training Video

Programming Spare Key for 2014 Jaguar XF using ACDP JLR Key Programming Package

Here is a demonstration of how to program a spare key remote for a 2014 Jaguar XF using the ACDP JLR Key Programming Package....

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Training Video

Programming Spare Key for 2013 Mercedes Benz SLK | XTool X100 Pad Elite with KC501

Here is a demonstration of how to program a spare key remote for a 2013 Mercedes Benz using the XTool X100 Pad Elite with the XTool KC501 Transponder MCU/EEPROM Programming…...

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Training Video

Cutting and Programming Spare Key for a 2012 Peugeot Partner | CGDI Godzilla and BossComm KMAX-850

Here is a demonstration of how to cut and program a spare key remote for a 2012 Peugeot Partner using the CGDI Godzilla and the BossComm KMAX-850....

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Diagnostics & Services
Products Article

Car Key Programming – Fully Loaded Package

Have you ever considered offering a spare car key service to your business? Have you been put off offering car key programming because of expensive token based equipment? Are you…...

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Products Article

Car Key Programming – Premium Package

Have you ever considered offering a spare car key service to your business? Have you been put off offering car key programming because of expensive token based equipment? Are you…...

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Products Article

Car Key Programming – Mid-Range Package

Have you ever considered offering a spare car key service to your business? Have you been put off offering car key programming because of expensive token based equipment? Are you…...

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Products Article

Key Programming Starter Package

Have you ever considered offering a spare car key service to your business? Have you been put off offering car key programming because of expensive token based equipment? Are you…...

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Training Article

Free Key Programming Training

Have you considered offering a spare key service to your business? Are you concerned at how difficult it will be to offer a spare key service? We are offering free…...

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Autowave Key Boards Now Available!

Key display boards are now available for retailers, garages and mobile technicians making it easier to organize and display products, whilst allowing you to keep an eye on your stock…...

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XTool X100 Pad 2 Global & EU Version

Comparing the Global and EU Versions on the XTool X100 Pad 2....

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Autowave demo the ACDP JLR Key Programming Package

Here's a demo showing how we programmed a remote key for a Range Rover Velar using the ADCP JLR Key Programming Package....

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Xhorse Dolphin XP005 w/ Xhorse M4 Jaw Clamp – Door Key Demo

Here's a demo of the Xhorse Dolphin XP005 Automatic Key Cutting Machine cutting a door key....

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Xhorse Key Tool Plus Unboxing | AUTOWAVE

The Xhorse Key Tool Plus is now available, so we decided to do an Unboxing to show everyone what is included in with the device....

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Training Video

BossComm Kmax 850 Demo | 2013 Ford Transit

We programmed a key remote for this 2013 Ford Transit using the BossComm KMAX-850 in under 2 minutes. Here's a quick demo on how to use it....

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OBDSTAR MS80 Motorcycle Diagnostics Scanner Unboxing

Here's a look at what's inside the new OBDSTAR Motorcycle Diagnostic Scanner Box....

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Xhorse Universal Remotes Set Unboxing

Giving an inside look at the Xhorse Universal Remote Set....

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Reading ISN on BMW ECU using ACDP Module 3

Using ACDP Module 3 to read the ISN on BMW ECU....

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ACDP Basic Module Set Up Tutorial

Setting up the ACDP Basic Module on an Android Mobile Phone and authorising modules....

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Diagnostics & Services
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Xhorse Key Tool Plus Introduction

The Xhorse Key Tool Plus is available to purchase, so here is an introductory video to show the set up process....

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Training Video

Auto-XT Handheld Oscilloscope Multimeter Demo | 2009 Renault Clio III

Here we did a demonstration on how to use some of the features on the Auto-XT Handheld Oscilloscope Multimeter on a 2009 Renault Clio III...

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Auto-XT Handheld Oscilloscope Multimeter Unboxing

Here is an unboxing of the Auto-XT Handheld Oscilloscope Multimeter, which is available at Autowave....

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Xhorse VVDI 2 Remote Programming Demo | 2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD

Here is a demonstration of how to Program a spare key remote for a 2014 VW Golf GTD using the Xhorse VVDI 2....

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BossComm KMAX-850 | Key Programming 2015 VW Caddy Remote

Here is a demonstration of how to Program a spare key remote for a 2015 VW Caddy using the BossComm KMAX-850....

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Training Video

XTool X100 Pad Key Programming | 2008 Ford Focus

Here is a demonstration of how to Program a spare key remote for a 2008 Ford Focus using the XTool X100 Pad Key Programming and Diagnostics Tool....

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Training Video

Xhorse Key Tool Max Cloning Demo

Today we used the Xhorse Key Tool Max to clone a manual key for a Vauxhall. Another quick job made really simple by Xhorse....

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XTool X100 Pad Elite Key Programming Demo | 2009 Renault Clio III

Here is a demonstration of how to Program a spare key remote for a 2009 Renault Clio III using the XTool X100 Pad Elite Key Programming and Diagnostics Tool....

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XTool H6 Elite Auto Programming and Diagnostics Tool Demo (2009 Renault Clio III)

Here is a demonstration of how to Program a spare key remote for a 2009 Renault Clio III using the XTool H6 Elite Auto Programming and Diagnostics Tool....

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Industry
Advice & Insights Article

The Key Programming Equipment Minefield

10 years ago, when I was out on the road offering spare car keys, I relied on a couple of manufacturers of equipment and only bought their devices. In reality…...

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Industry
Advice & Insights Article

Changing Technology Creates Opportunity

We recently had an industry associate suggest car keys are going app-based and that we should warn garages against spending money on equipment and entering the industry, due to certain…...

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