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Another chip post

owdgit Mar 3, 2006

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    joost Active Member

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    This site can translate web pages for you. Just tried it with your link and it has sort of worked. Not quite as indecipherable anyway! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
     
  3. owdgit

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    Has anyone ever changed the actual chip in the ECU?
    This German e-bay web link is for an actual replacement chip. Just wondered if it was an 'easy' job and what problems might arise. I am more than willing to have a go and report any findings, just wanted any pros or cons, i.e. if the replacement chip didn't work, could it cause damage to the ECU or is it just a case of taking the chipped chip out and putting the original back in.
    Please comment.
    Ta
     
  4. imported_hookie

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    Has anyone ever changed the actual chip in the ECU?


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    Me, every day, I use a few grands worth of equipment to do it and see some awful sights of others who do it supposedly knowledgeable!

    Easy job? Easy to mess up, I fix a fair few of the mess ups....

    I do think some people think it's welding and not soldering!
     
  5. owdgit

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    Oh, just wondered, thought it might be a cheaper option. Oh well, back to saving up then.
     
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    I do fix alot of f%* ups for other people... I'd not recommend pulling a 29F800 off with some wick and a weller personally!
     
  7. Grant

    Grant Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Audi RS3

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    hookie... did you used to work for AmD?
     

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