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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 6th December 2007
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New ECU 's are expensive,but you can get them tested and repaired much cheaper.A test is usually around the 150 mark,repair about the same depending on the fault.

It's just very odd that it decided to play up after it ran out of petrol.The two things must be linked somewhere.....

Is the battery now OK or is it a little sluggish to turn over?.The systems on the car can be sensitive any voltage drop.

I'd rather push my Alfa than drive a BMW....
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Try a second hand ECU .Where are you situated ?I have a unit from a 1999 model you could try if you are nearby
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It is very very sluggish..i gave it another try this morning, and the car was turning over but it wqas stuggling a bit.

Ive also noticed the green indicator on the battery has goen out, but im not sure if thats because im draining it trying to start it.
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carnt you get a ecu from the scrap yard and swap it
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