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The roof is on fire!

Discussion in 'Problems, Fixes, Tips...' started by Krusty2fast4u, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. Krusty2fast4u

    Krusty2fast4u Copenworld Member

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    Hi all
    Ok so my roof has a problem! Check the codes, 51 and 81 came up ecu issues! Fettled around managed to get the boot open being my size 6 foot! Wasn't easy. Open boot full of water got rid of water but Ecu had obviously been soaked at some stage. So looking for new or replacement ecu any help would be appreciated. Also foot well soaking wet so I'm assuming the water has traveled from the boot space. I will fix her she will be back to her best again I promise you.
     
  2. BarnsleyRob

    BarnsleyRob Copenworld Veteran

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    Before you splash out on new ECUs, it might be worth disconnecting the power to them (remove the battery if you know your stereo/alarm codes) and give them time to dry out fully. Then try a squirt of electrical contact cleaner on the plugs and see how you go.

    Failing that, have a look at eBay. There was a full harness with ECUs on there a couple of days ago.
     
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  3. Barry Copen

    Barry Copen Copenworld Regular

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    If you do end up buying an ECU, do be careful to get one with the right part no.; I understand that there are 2 different versions- those in the know will know more than me.
     
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  4. BarnsleyRob

    BarnsleyRob Copenworld Veteran

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    There are 2 ECUs but the harness on eBay claimed to have both present and correct.
     
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  5. freddyzdead

    freddyzdead Copenworld Regular

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    You didn't say how the water got in there.
     
  6. Krusty2fast4u

    Krusty2fast4u Copenworld Member

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    Would you happen to have an eBay link for those please because I can't find any the guy I bought the car had a replacement but was the wrong don't think he knew that because there is no way he had been in that boot since. Als
    yep removed the ecu have it the house now where it nice and dry so hopefully that may remedy the situation. I'm ju
    in the boot I believe where the boot lid hadn't closed properly or could have been the brake light I'm not completely sure.
     
  7. BarnsleyRob

    BarnsleyRob Copenworld Veteran

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    Here you go.

    daihatsu copen | eBay

    I think Freddie may mean that you should cure the source of the leak before you replace the ECU.
     
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  8. Krusty2fast4u

    Krusty2fast4u Copenworld Member

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    Yep on it stripped all the boot carpet, dried it out cleaned up the water treated with rust remedy checked the drain plugs. Going to give the boot brake light a thorough look over and will prepare it fora respray. Thanks guys
     

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