ECU remapping is a term used for fine-tuning the programs that deal with engine performance.
An ECU (Engine control unit) remapping Company will firstly, read your vehicle’s engine map file to determine its current capacity and power.
Your car’s digital map file stores information on:
- fuel delivery
- boost limits
- torque limits
- ignition advance curves
- load variables
- temperature variable
This file will be modified by the company in question, and then uploaded back to your vehicle. The data, which is to be reloaded, will have been tailor-made to best suit your cars enhanced performance and fuel efficiency. A successful engine control unit remapping service will also provide your vehicle with more torque, a smoother drive, and better acceleration.
When changing such a vast a complex part of your vehicle it is very wise to do your homework. Many stories are circulating online about un-happy car owners that tried to take the cheap option and buy an ECU image file off the internet and are now paying the price.
When considering having this process carried out, it may seem tempting and convenient, going with a mobile car tuner, but this is not always a good idea. For example, they will not be able to provide a rolling road service or access garage-based dynamometer. These pieces of equipment are necessary for effective car enhancements.
It is also very important that you only use a company that specializes in ECU remapping. This is a specialist area and your average mechanic who does a range of jobs won’t be a specialist at it. There is a range of reasons why you should look at using an ECU Remapping service.
With a recent recession behind us and the tax rise on the price of fuel, it is worth considering this option if it will save …