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Remapping F.A.Q.'s

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What is ECU remapping?

When we remap your ECU we are fine tuning the program that deals with engine performance and management. As well as producing greater power and torque we also deal with driveability problems at lower rev ranges such as flat spots, turbo lag and hesitation issues giving the engine more initial torque making a more responsive and enjoyable drive.

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How much more power of BHP will I get from the ECU remapping?

We will give you the most BHP that we can give you safely but as a guide you can expect to get an increase in the region of:

Non-turbo petrol or diesel – 10-15%
Turbo petrol – 20-30%
Turbo diesel – 20-40%

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Will the ECU remapping damage my car?

The plain and simple answer to this is no. We never use generic ECU remapping files. We will always make a custom map for your vehicle and we never sacrifice the reliability of your car for a few extra BHP's.

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Will the ECU remapping affect my warranty?

Vehicle manufactures have been striving to be able to detect external software changes made ECU's, and in recent months BMW and VAG in particular have had success in this area. Whilst most parts of the car warranty remain intact, warranty of engine and drivetrain components may be invalidated by remapping. We are happy to undertake remapping of cars during the warranty period, solely at the customers own risk, in regards to warranty implications.

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Can I benefit from remapping without risking my warranty?

Yes, KarbonTechnic are pleased to have been appointed the sole south coast suppliers of Steinbauer performance and economy tuning solutions.

Steinbauer are the suppliers to BMW's official tuners AC Schnitzer and have products for the very latest generation of petrol and diesel engines from most manufactures. Simple installation and untraceable removal makes this the perfect choice for cars still under manufactures warranty.

 

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What warranty do you give the ECU remapping?

We give a lifetime warranty on any hardware or software we install in your vehicle.

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Do I have to inform my insurance company about the ECU remapping?

We are not advising you not to inform you insurance company about your remap but this process is undetectable by any diagnostic equipment. Over 90% of insurance companies will not add any extra premium if you do inform them so the decision is yours.

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If I have specific tuning requirements can you help?

Yes, we can remap your vehicle to your specific driving style or needs, whether it be more torque for towing, more power for off-road use or you just want more MPG then we can help.

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How long will it take to do the ECU remapping?

To complete the ECU remapping process should take around an hour for remapping through the diagnostic port. For later vehicles fitted with Tricore Locked ECU's this can very up to 3-4 hours. So be aware of this when booking your appointment.

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If my car has an automatic gearbox can you still remap it?

Yes, we can still remap your vehicle even though it has an automatic gearbox. It does not affect how we remap or the end result.

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Does it make any difference if my car has higher than average mileage?

No it makes no difference what your mileage is, your car will still benefit from a custom ECU remapping session.

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My vehicle already has some modifications can you still remap it?

Yes, just let us know and we can see what the options are for you.

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What is the likely effect on fuel consumption after the ECU remapping?

If driven in a sensible manner you will benefit by an increase of unto 12% in your MPG. If you are going to use the power more often and drive the car faster then obviously your consumption will drop, as it would do anyway.

 

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Is the ECU remapping reversible?

Yes, it is totally reversible and if at any time for any reason whatsoever that you would like the car returning to its standard settings we can do this for you as we keep a copy of your original file on our secure database. We would not charge you for this service as long as you bring the vehicle to us.

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Are there any hidden charges of costs for the ECU remapping?

No absolutely not, the price that you are quoted on the day of your booking is the total price that you pay.

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