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    ....that unlike a tuning box, a remap doesn't affect the OBC in terms of its mpg figures..?? I hope so.....

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    my fuel figures were slightly better when i had the remap on my 2.0T

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    Quote Originally Posted by soulman View Post
    my fuel figures were slightly better when i had the remap on my 2.0T
    Cool, but I meant regardless of what the figure is, is it still accurate, as I know tuning boxes causes the mpg figures to be quite a bit out.

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    ????????? not following ...........easy way to test is fill up and see how many miles you do ..you never get an accurate record from the onboard computer HTH

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    Yes, you're correct. A remap won't mess up the consumption figures on the computer like a tuning box does.

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    It will be as (in)accurate as it always was, as the ECM is not being fooled into over fuelling - that would defo screw up the mpg calculation.

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    Good stuff, thanks for the swift answers guys

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