Aug 21

Vauxhall Zafira 1.9 CDTi (Bosch: 0281 015 767) ECU Repaired

Vauxhall Zafira Bosch EDC16C39 ECU RepairsA customer in Barnsley, Sheffield sent an ECU in for a Vauxhall Zafira 1.9CDTi. The customer complained that the car was running rough and cutting out. After completing an extensive ECU soak test, the customer was advised that the unit was faulty and could be repaired.

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Jun 16

BMW 730D (Bosch: 0281 013 500 / DDE 7 803 369) ECU Repaired

BMW 730D ECU ReplacementsA customer in Bolton, Manchester sent an ECU in for a BMW 730D.  He advised that it was having intermittent starting issues. After the initial test, no faults were discovered however on an extensive soak test the ecu did trigger faults and we were able to locate the issue with the main processor which was unfortunately irreparable. The customer was offered a replacement unit and we were able to transfer the coding from the old unit into the new one therefore no programming was required on the vehicle.

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May 19

FORD FOCUS 1.6 TDCI ECU (Bosch: 4M51 12A650 YD / 0281011701)

Ford Focus Bosch EDC16C34 ECU TestingWe were sent this ECU for a 2006 Ford Focus 1.6 TDCI from a garage in Leeds, West Yorkshire, regarding issues with intermittent starting and sometimes no connection with the ECU via diagnostic equipment. After completing a full ECU Test, we were able to advise them that the unit was faulty and could be repaired.

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May 19

FORD FIESTA 1.6 TDCI ECU (Bosch: 5611 2A650AA / 0281011612)

Ford Fiesta Bosch EDC16C34 ECU TestingWe were recently sent an ECU for a 2004 Ford Fiesta 1.6 TDCI from Maidenhead, Kent. They advised that it was running rough and was a non starter. After completing our extensive ECU Testing, we advised them that the unit was faulty and could be repaired.

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Apr 20

Volkswagen Golf MK6 (Bosch: 0261 S04 390 – 03C 906 0v16) ECU Repaired

Bosch MED 17.5.20 ECU TestingA workshop in Wincobank, Sheffield sent an ECU in for a 2008 VW Golf 6 1.4 TSI. They advised it was a non starter and after completing our ECU Testing, we confirmed the unit was faulty and repairable.

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Feb 26

Mercedes SL350 (Bosch: 0261 208 353 – OEM: A1121535779) ECU Repaired

Bosch ME2.8 ECU TestingA workshop in Bolton, Manchester sent an ECU in from a 2004 Mercedes-Benz SL350. They extensively diagnosed a P2073 fault code relating to the fan motor malfunctioning and state that the motor runs on maximum speed from the second you turn the ignition on (even on a cold start).

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Feb 04

Peugeot Expert 1.6HDi (Bosch: 0281 013 869 – OEM: 96 643 569 80) ECU Repair

Peugeot Expert 1.6HDi ECU RepairsWe received this ECU from a garage in Colwyn Bay, Conwy that reported the vehicle came in to them as a non-starter and they were unable to communicate with the ECU via the OBDII diagnostics port. The garage did check the wiring and possible fuse/relay issues and it all pointed back to it being a faulty ECU and so sent it in for testing.

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Dec 16

Speed Limiter Removal

Speed Limiter AdjustmentMost vehicles are speed limited at either 120mph or 155mph and whilst this is not a problem for vehicles on UK roads where the upper limit is 70mph, you may decide you want to take your vehicle over to somewhere like the Autobahn where 2/3’s of the circuit has no speed limit in force.

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Dec 16

EGR Delete / Removal Services

EGR DeleteThe exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve is a very common failing part and the most common type of failure is the mechanical flap getting seized due to becoming blocked up with soot, carbon and also oil from leaky turbochargers. When the EGR valve becomes blocked or stuck in one position, it can throw off the air/fuel ratio of the engine which in turn will result in poor performance and cause the engine light to illuminate.

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