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General advice on ECU removal....


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#1 banuru

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Posted 11 September 2004 - 10:22 PM

Hello all...

This question will probably scream loud and clear just how un-mechanical I am, but I am going to swap the ECU out of a 88 DL for use in another Subie, and the mechanic told me just to unscrew it, located near the steering wheel....

I think I have discovered its location, but does anyone have any general advice on doing this?

Is it that cut and dried, just open the panel and unscrew?

Any advice would be helpful and relieve the stress of doing this probably very easy task.

Thanks all,

banuru

#2 oddcomp

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Posted 11 September 2004 - 10:46 PM

ok step by step sorta
...open panel
remove mounting things for ecu
disconnect the plugs on the ecu
put new ecu in place
recconect plugs
re attach ecu
put panel back on
start car
and drive away :)

thats is if it all works :)

#3 Flowmastered87GL

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Posted 11 September 2004 - 10:57 PM

Maybe its a no brainer, but I would probably stick disconnect battery in front of all those directions

#4 oddcomp

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Posted 11 September 2004 - 10:59 PM

ahh cmon.. where is your sense of adventure?? :)
but yeah. all i can say is.. DOH!!!

#5 banuru

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Posted 12 September 2004 - 02:13 PM

Thanks everyone, that does help to boast my confidence about doing it. I was also thinking that yes indeed disconnecting at the battery first was a good idea.

Thanks again, chat ya later,
Banuru




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