The process of remapping your car could bring many advantages for the efficiency of your car when it’s performed by an experienced professional.
Let’s take a look at the advantages of professional vehicle remapping and simple tips to make sure that you pick the right option for your car.
What is the meaning of ‘remapping?
Remapping the car, also known as ‘chipping’ involves changing the microchip inside the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) to alter the factory settings. It is the ECU functions as the main computer within the car that regulates the engine’s power and is generally programmed to limit the performance of the car.
Car makers limit the performance of their cars due to various reasons, such as to increase the life of the car and to comply with emission and noise regulations. it also permits the manufacturer to launch a new version without the need to employ an entirely new engine. Therefore, remapping your engine could boost power by a range of 20-35 percent.
Remapping doesn’t cost a lot It’s an affordable and quick option to let your car to achieve its maximum potential. Although the price will depend on the brand and model of your vehicle Remapping is typically priced between PS250 or PS400.
The benefits of revamping your car
If it’s performed correctly, remapping could provide a variety of benefits to the car’s system. Here are a few ways that a high-quality remap could be beneficial to your vehicle:
Speed and power
The most common reason people decide to have their car changed is to increase both the power and speed of the vehicle. This is noticeable when you are attempting to pass.
Better fuel economy
The remap of your car will increase the number of miles you could get, which will improve your overall fuel efficiency.
Lower fuel costs
Since your car has been remapped, it will be able to travel further miles with each gallon of fuel. This means that you’ll be refilling your tank less often, decreasing your fuel expenses.
Greater environmental friendliness
Additionally, in addition to reducing the cost of fuel, improved fuel efficiency reduces your carbon footprint as you’ll be contributing less environmental pollution when you drive your vehicle.
Controls have been sharpened
After the engine mapping after which you will feel the ride is smoother and more comfortable due to improved acceleration and engine performance and improved control.
Additional power to tow
If you utilize your car to tow a large trailer or caravan and you notice that your car needs to exert a lot of effort to move uphill or accelerate. But, remapping can increase the power of your vehicle so that your vehicle won’t have to work as hard while towing.
The possible effects of an engine remap that isn’t properly done
But, it’s not as easy to do it yourself. It is essential to ensure that your car’s mapping is performed by a responsible and secure expert. Once you’ve located an expert, the majority of vehicles that run on fuel-efficient or diesel can be changed.
To show how crucial it is to work with an expert who is trustworthy Here are the dangers that come with a poor map remap
Wear and tear is increased
The more power you have can cause more stress to the motor, consequently, major components such as the clutch and brakes can be prone to wear and wear and tear.
If your car’s remap was performed incorrectly, this wear and tear could cause your car to break down. If the job is done with care by an expert, it is merely a sign that you need to prepare for getting your vehicle serviced more often.
Car value is reduced
Because it’s an alteration, remapping could be a risk to its value for your car and, even more so when it’s not performed by a professional.
No warranty is valid.
Review for the conditions and terms of warranty. If you receive an upgrade that’s not approved by the dealer or manufacturer, it could render your warranty null and void.
A lease that has been invalidated
Similar to leasing the vehicle or have car finance, revoking the car could invalidate the lease agreement.
The insurance of your car is affected
Certain car insurance companies will not insure vehicles that have been remapped in any way, particularly when the process has not been performed by professionals. If you discover an insurance company which allows remapping, the process could still raise the price of car insurance.
We would advise you to not hide your vehicle’s remap. You should always inform your insurance company that your car’s engine has been modified. Although you may not be able to see it, remapping is an alteration to your car. If you do not inform your insurance company that the modification is in place it could land you in serious trouble for obfuscating the information.
Before you begin to remap your car, ensure that you’ve considered all the benefits and drawbacks for this modification of your engine and are ready for anything that could occur in the future. When you’re done, take a ride and enjoy the experience.
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