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    ecu question

    hey yall. i think this is in the riht section but i need a new ecu and have been quoted by vaux £366 inc immobiliser programming and fitteng etc. saw a new ecu on ebay with new key and boot/door/ignition barrels and other bits for about £115. will this save me a few ton and means i dont have to get it re programmed?

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/VAUXHALL-ASTRA...1%7C240%3A1318
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    I think that as long as its the same ECU and same engine/car as what you've got at the moment then it would work. I cant see why you'd want the locks etc, just put the immobiliser chip from the key into your key.

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    That looks to be everything you need for a complete swap

    Yes agreed that you don;t need to swap locks at all but the important transponder pick up is there that you do need to swap over
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    brilliant cheers fellas forgot about that ikle chip in the key fob saves alot of meessing about with barrels, and has saved me over £200 at this time of year anyways.
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    Make sure you also get the immobiliser code with that kit as well.

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    If it was me id spend an extra £100 and get your old one refurbished by ecu-testing.com, this comes with a 2 year unlimited warranty. Buying a second hand one you could run into the same problem a month down the line and have to get it fixed again.

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    true budda, im actually undecided tbh i will see what the new year will bring prob with a few massive hints to family
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
    If it was me id spend an extra £100 and get your old one refurbished by ecu-testing.com, this comes with a 2 year unlimited warranty. Buying a second hand one you could run into the same problem a month down the line and have to get it fixed again.

    vaux in rochdale new ecu £185+vat and then £125 +vat for fitting and reprogramming the immobiliser and stuff.

    total £366.25 inc vat.


    the ecu-testing will refurb for £250+vat plus postage costs (£300 ish inc vat, postage)
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    try and get them to do it at trade prices, got mine done for £250 all in including vat and postage, dont forget it comes with a 2 year warranty were vauxhall only provide a 1 year warranty with their new ecus.

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    will give them a ring after crimo and see what they say. cheers again budda and merry crimbo to all that read
    2000, 1.6 8v, 148k miles-156k now 160k and not far off dyeing. Oh and still growing. -There may be spelling mistakes in my posts but at least you still understand it

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