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Old 05-09-2001, 10:28 AM   #1
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Post ECU Q's. Is there any Diff between an Auto and 5 SP ecus?

I was wondering. Is there any program different between an automatic and a 5 speed ECUs? Lets say I have a 5 speed and came across an automatic ECU, will this work in my car. I was wondering.
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Old 05-09-2001, 10:47 AM   #2
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I believe there is a difference. If I recall, the auto ECU slows down the fuel delivery while the tranny is changing gears for smoother shifts.

Another piece of evidence supporting the difference is the fact that in 1998 SOA swapped ECUs only 5-speeds to address the hesitation problem.

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