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Jan 9, 10:27pm - #370134 
Reseting ECU

Does reseting the ECU makes a different after installing an Intake or exhaust?


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Jan 10, 12:22am - #370135 
anyone?


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Jan 10, 12:34am - #370136 
yea, it does. it makes the computer in your car relearn your system.. like if you get a new Intake, after you install it you should reset the ecu so that the system can relearn that you have a new Intake and will adapt to the airflow that it takes... at least thats what someone told me

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Jan 10, 12:45am - #370137 
^^ thats correct.


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Jan 10, 12:47am - #370138 
^^^ word.

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Jan 10, 1:19am - #370139 
is it easy to reset an ECU???

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Jan 10, 1:21am - #370140 
^yup. check the installs section. There are other interesting things there for reading too thumbsup

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Jan 10, 1:31am - #370141 
don't you just like unhook the battery?

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Jan 10, 2:00am - #370142 
yeah just unhook the negative one for a few mins and it's reset

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Jan 10, 2:09am - #370144 
The battery thing works.


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Jan 10, 9:10am - #370145 
newbie question... do you reset it while the car is running or off??

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Jan 10, 9:39am - #370146 
^ OFF. thumbsup

Think about it, if your ECU tells your car how to run and you cut power to it... spineyes

hehe, the reason I didn't say how is cause it's good for people to looks up the installs and stuff themselves, there's lots of interesting things in there. thumbsup

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Jan 10, 10:46am - #370147 
the fuse method allows you to keep things like your radio and clock settings thumbsup

but unhooking the negative terminal on the battery works too.


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Jan 10, 1:13pm - #370148 
yeah just do the negative battery terminal one. Leave it off for 10 mins then warm up the car for a bit and then take her for a spin!!

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Jan 10, 4:51pm - #370149 
alright. thanks guys thumbsup


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Jan 10, 5:03pm - #370150 
Your car will adopt to the mods even if you don't reset the ecu...


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Jan 10, 5:12pm - #370151 
Originally Posted by RookieGTS
yeah just do the negative battery terminal one. Leave it off for 10 mins then warm up the car for a bit and then take her for a spin!!

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Jan 10, 11:30pm - #370152 
Originally Posted by kevin
Your car will adopt to the mods even if you don't reset the ecu...


common sense to reset ECU when doing bolt on mods.

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Jan 11, 11:29am - #370153 
Originally Posted by kevin
Your car will adopt to the mods even if you don't reset the ecu...


Yes that is true, but the ECU takes time to learn that. So it might take up to 2 weeks before the new changes are adjusted for. That is why its best to reset it right away.

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