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    OK, my front shock absorber broke a while ago so i took the car off the road then after 2 weeks off road, the engine stopped responding. I have now had 3 people look at it and all have said the same thing: ECU is dead so...

    Anybody know how much a new ecu would cost?

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    £800 I believe. However are they sure? Could be a broken wiring harness.

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    I havent had an electrician look at it but the rac have said that it may of been 'spiked' when i jumped my mums car!

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    get a second hand one from a scappie from the same car, year, etc and make sure you have the code for it, should save you quite a bit..
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    Do they not need to be divorced like the stereo or can they be recoded?

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    recoded as long as they come with the code...
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    mmm... thats good news then. i have had a look on ebay and nothing there but i have found a company that sell new ones between £200 and £350. I have enquired about my car so will update when i get a response.

    Thanks for the info guys

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