bad ECU

Asked by Dec 26, 2013 at 09:40 AM about the 2002 Opel Corsa

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

can an engine control unit be reprogrammed?

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What the issue Lenna? What code are your receiving? Usually the ECM is replaced. A used unit is usually the way to go. To reprogram you start the car and slowly turn on all accessories for the new unit to "learn" the new parameters.

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If the ECU is bad, it must be replaced- if you are looking for more performance from the engine, there are "chips" for sale out there in webland that can be added to reprogram the air and fuel mixtures in the engine

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