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Anyone Local to Wigan area with STAR?

Discussion in 'Electrics, Vacuum, Ignition and ECU' started by bloobloo, Nov 1, 2016.

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    Hi, is there anyone local to me (Wigan / Ashton in Makerfield) who could nip over with their Star equip and remove the codes from my Gearbox ecu?

    I replaced my gearbox and Torque Converter as my old box & TC had no drive.

    Further reading on here suggests I need to have the codes that will be stored on the ECU cleared and then my box will start to change gear again!

    Hopefully someone can help?

    Many thanks in advance
     
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    An iCarsoft i980 can most likely do that.
     
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    Do you have any drive now
     
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    Thanks KIWI, thats good to know.

    TV, Yes I now have drive - albeit in limp mode. Stuck in 1 foward gear and reverse, side to side to select 1-4 does nothing, the ESP button is disabled, and the epc light comes on.

    However, even this is 100% better than it was this time last week!
     
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    Hi
    I've got an icarsoft and work at the big Beanz factory in Wigin .... and am working this weekend. ;-)
     
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    Emilysdad that's great! Gotta be cheeky and ask though... Any chance of any sooner than weekend?
    I've owned it over a week and not had the pleasure of driving it out of 2nd gear yet, lol:p
     
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    I'm away in Whitby till tomorrow but in work on Thurs but till 8 if that's any better
     
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    Brilliant yes! I can do anytime on thursday.:)
     
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    I'm in Warrington and have got an MB Star unit if you don't get sorted

    Baz
     
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    How can I PM any of you? I've searched the FAQ's but no joy :confused:
     
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    My icarsoft is next to my car keys ready to take with me to work tomorrow. :cool:
     
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    Great! I'll text you in morning.
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    Well, big thanks to Emilysdad we tried but the problem remains.

    I think it will need to go on STAR to interrogate the gearbox ecu properly. The i980 is a handy bit of kit though and did manage to clear the codes but the EPC light returned a few mins later and still stuck in 2nd!
     
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    I've just had a thought...... I have 2 switches missing on my dash next to the radio, fog lights and Low range according to pics on here. Now, would the lack of a low range switch cause my problem? presumably the ecu will be looking for something that isn't there (low range switch) and then throwing a wobbly and putting it in limp mode?
     
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