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Old 07-08-2015, 10:53 PM
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ECM replacement?

Is there a less costly alternative for getting an ECM for my car? It's looking like the ECM went tits up and I'm not too thrilled at shelling out 1500 bucks for a new computer.

I do know that the car and ECM are matched and that getting one reprogrammed is a crap shoot.

Feeling very very frustrated right now.
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Old 07-08-2015, 11:42 PM
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Talk to Jeff at RocketChip....he can help you out with a reasonably priced used ECM. One guy I know had his ECM completely screwed up by another tuner....Jeff got it all sorted out. He's in Red Lion, PA.

Are you certain yours is shot?
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Old 07-09-2015, 06:21 PM
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First be sure the ECM is bad. Second, to use a ECM from another car we need to know what "car" you are fixing. ( us guessing from a sig does not count )

If the car is a 97 ish MB and has a mechanical key with a chip, you need the key , ECM and the DAS box behind the instrument cluster.

If the car is a 98 and up ish MB with a "smart key", you will need the key , EIS ( Electronic Ignition Switch, this is where you put the key ) and ECM.
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