ECU Explained

Every modern day car is fitted with many different types of ECU's, these are commonly known as control units. Some examples are ECU(engine control unit), ABS(breaking control unit), Airbag(airbag control unit) and there are many more different types. All these units control how the car works.

ECU Repairs

As ECU repair specialists we are capable of carrying out a wide range of ECU repairs. We can do ECU soak tests which will help to identify the cause of the problem and pinpoint exactly what repair will be done. This makes us more cost affective with a more speedy service.

In many cases a simple flash reset could be all that is required to get your ECU back to life, saving you hundreds of pounds at the same time.

ECU Common Faults

Water Damage
Slow To Start
Bad Fuel Consumption
Low Engine Power
Engine Management Light
ECU Needs To Be Decoded


Due to the large number of different ECU's and their makes, we are unable to state what your unit will cost to repair. Please feel free to fill in the contact form or call us direct, we will be happy to give you a price over the phone. We will always endeavour to give the best price possible.

Latest News

  • 10 October , 2012

    PowerTune have aquired the latest state of the art ECU. This enables PowerTune to test compoenents like injectors and much more.

  • 21 October , 2012

    PowerTune has expanded and employed testing technicians, this enables us to improve our service levels and time scales.