Is replacing the ecu in a 96 tahoe something you can do yourself

Asked by Sep 19, 2015 at 01:26 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 4 Dr LT SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Bought it flashed, is the more
programming involved? There was
modifications to the motor just a bad
ecu.

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71,355

There should be no more programming to do, it should be flashed to your vehicles specs. Kind of easy to swap out, take the glove box out and it is sitting up on the right side, The hardest thing to do is to get the support bracket out. I couldn't get mine back in, just left it out since it sits in a pretty secure area anyway.

71,355

If there are mods done to your motor, the flashing only reprograms it to original specs. You would need to find somewhere to send it to for reprogramming. The dealer can't reprogram, only flash it.

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