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Old 26 Sep 2011, 12:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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fried ecu ?????

hi im sean new on there and in seach of so info about a 97 non turbo sport to cut a long story short i was welding sump guard brackets on the car on sat with the surge protector fitted to the battery now the car starts runs a few seconds and cuts out if you touch the trottle at all she dies. leave the ign on and the fuel pump is pulling in then cutting out along with the rad fan. she will start first time every time but only run a few seconds have i fried the ecu and if i have what all do i need from a scrapper to get me going again. the car is a 97 with immob coded key etc uk spec thanks
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Old 26 Sep 2011, 12:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: fried ecu ?????

I've always welded with the battery disconnected rather than surge protector. Haven't heard of ECU being damaged but have come across people buggering up the altenator.
Assume you've checked all wires to make sure you haven't trapped damaged anything ?
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car sorted now changed the air flow meter and away she went
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car sorted now changed the air flow meter and away she went
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