How to read Peugeot Citroen PIN code via VVDI2 PSA?

To program Peugeot Citroen keys, it requires pin code before entering the immobilizer system. As known there 3 methods to have this pin code: 1. Ask the 4s store or the service center for help, or find it in the password envelope when you bought the car; 2. Calculate the pin code by reading out the Body ECU or BSI data. 3. Use a machine to read the pin code.

This first method is the easiest, the second method is something risky and difficulty, the third method is easier if you have available PSA tool, i.e Xhorse VVDI2 PSA. Then how to read Peugeot Citroen PIN code via VVDI2 PSA? Just follow the below procedure:


Step 1: Open VVDI2 Quick Start, click on “Peugeot” icon, plug VVDI2 to the computer and Peugeot / Citroen.


Step 2: Click on “Read Pin code”, and get message “Turn on ignition”.

Each time switch ON ignition, switch OFF/ON times will increase 1

if the times not increase, please switch OFF ignition again, take key off ignition switch, wait above 10 seconds, then switch ON.

Repeat this procedure until the switch OFF/ON times increase 1.


Step 3: Read out pin code successfully


Step 4: to learn key.