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    Unhappy ECU do they need divorcing or are they a straight swap with key?

    Just wounding if someone could help me I have a ASTRA 1.8 SRI 2001 z18xe engine I have had a bump in it and damaged the ECU. Do I have to have the car put on tech 2 to have it divorced and the second hand one done or is it just a case of getting the keys and ECU?

    Vauxhall aren't any help they just say bring it down

    Please help many thanks Craig

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    As long as you can get the ECU, transponder pick up and the transponder it's self you should be able to swap it all over yourself. If you can get the security code too or maybe chassis number for the car it's coming from this will help you out of you ever have to program new keys in in the future
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    As above fella, I swapped mine over last month making sure I changed the transponder and chip and started no problems
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    Either get full setup as stated above or get one that has been reset & aslong as you have the security code for your car it can be reprogrammed. Anyone with opcom/tech 2 could do it for you
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    thanks lads that was a great help

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