9 Most Frequently Asked Questions About ECU Remapping (FAQs)
ECU Remapping is the custom tuning process on your motor vehicle to enhance its performance by re-calibrating the factory software on the factory engine management system. Whether you’re after more towing power, race ready daily, better fuel economy or an overall comfortable drive, ECU remapping will benefit you and your vehicle greatly.
ECU Remapping is our speciality at East Coast Performance Tuning and each year we continue to invest more time and resources into research and development on Australian vehicles nationwide. Here are our top nine most asked question about ECU remapping.
1. What benefits will re-mapping have on my vehicle?
Increased performance, torque, throttle response and fuel economy! We’ve had superb results across a wide range of vehicles, typically resulting in 20%-30% more power for most vehicles!
2. What sort of vehicles can be remapped?
East Coast Performance Tuning can re-map the majority of diesel vehicles & equipment, including: 4×4, trucks, buses, tractors, agricultural vehicles, boats & cars.
3. Is re-mapping safe?
ECU Remapping/Tuning is a skill that is learnt from years of training and experience. ECPT’s technicians are more than qualified and continue to participate in regular training to ensure we are up to date with the latest motor vehicle technologies and designs.
With this in mind you can rest assure that your pride and joy is in safe hands and your newly remapped vehicle will be tuned so that you can enjoy it for years to come.
If performed by under-qualified or inexperienced technicians, it may result it catastrophic failure leaving you with a hefty repair bill.
Unqualified and inexperienced technicians may:
- damage the vehicle’s engine control unit
- set your vehicle to ‘limp mode’
- accidentally ‘over-boost’ your engine
- cause damage to expensive engine parts
4. Do you offer any guarantees?
Yes. East Coast Performance Tuning offers a 30 day money back guarantee on all our ECU remaps. If you are not completely satisfied within the 30 days we will return your vehicle to factory settings and refund the money paid for the tune.
5. What happens if the manufacturer overwrites your changes?
If you are still the current owner of the vehicle, we will re-map the ECU free of charge.
6. Do I have to bring my vehicle in?
We are able to re-map your vehicle at your home, via our own workshop or by mail-order. Mail orders we generally have re-mapped the same day we receive the order and returned within a few days (depending on postage times). A standard tune done in-house takes on average four hours.
7. How much does it cost?
Prices vary depending on the type of vehicle. However, we provide a fixed-price quote before commencing any job. As a guide, most jobs fall within the range of $500 – $1600.
8. Why should I use East Coast Performance Tuning?
At East Coast Performance Tuning, you will benefit from our 20 years combined experience, our excellent customer service and our guaranteed workmanship and performance results. What sets us aside from our competitors is that we are able to tune and repair ECUs that our competitors do not have the experience to. Get a quote delivered in a few hours via the below form!