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Posted: Sun Sep 10, 2006 11:24 am 
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hey fellas,

do i need to change the ecu on my ed fairmont wen i convert it from auto to manual? or will it run without problems with the same ecu?

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Posted: Sun Sep 10, 2006 2:05 pm 
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changing it is best, but you can make to auto ecu work but you will need to fool the ecu into believing that the car is in neutral and that the box temp is normal.


follow directions here
http://justfordima.koolhost.com/EFELaut ... ersion.htm




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Posted: Sun Sep 10, 2006 2:06 pm 
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it just occured to me that that link no longer works :(
do a search theres instructions on how to do it around somewhere




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Posted: Sun Sep 10, 2006 2:41 pm 
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ok thanks matge

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 12:27 am 
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yeh mine is tricked into thinking its in neutral, isnt it a bit of the loom u need to replace mitch

 

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Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 1:36 am 
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will this "trick" have any effects on performance, i.e the motor thinking it has no load on it, (not in gear)???

 

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