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Re: T8 control module failure.......
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Posted by Trent Wilson (more from Trent Wilson) on Thu, 1 Apr 2021 17:10:45 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: T8 control module failure......., jimmy, Wed, 31 Mar 2021 08:06:18
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I had to replace an ECU on my 2006 9-3 2.0T and it was a fairly simple process without having to match part numbers and no need for Tech 2.
Check out https://www.trionictuning.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=68&t=8094&start=130
I bought a used ECU from a junk yard and flashed it using the instructions from site above. Don't go to Ebay for these ECU's. They are all dead on Ebay. I tried 2 different ones before doing a junkyard search.
From memory if you have Trionic 8 any Trionic 8 ECU will work. Just buy the recommended cable, download the flasher software to your laptop and follow the instructions. The whole process takes about 1/2 hour.
There are some Youtube videos too showing the process.

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