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Old 11-13-2016, 07:49 PM
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Dealership Fried My ECU

I took my new 2016 Sport 4x4 DC in to the dealer where I bought it for the 5,000 mile service and to have the TSB's done. They were to change the oil (gave me argument that I don't need to do it until 10k) and flash the transmission. Apparently there was some engine update. They flashed the ECU and fried it. There are plenty of new ECU's for sale from dealers on line but for some reason it will take them a week to replace it. I begged for a truck to drive since the weekend was coming and I need a truck. They gave me a smelly 50k mile snot green Camry. With the dealers name and phone number in ginormous letters on the back. I have other vehicles so it has been sitting since I got home last Wednesday. Not naming names or anything but here's a picture of me debadging their name last week:

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Does anyone have any speculation about what problems I might have in the future from this? I wonder if I'm going to have electrical gremlins.
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Old 11-14-2016, 01:22 PM
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If Dealer fried your ECM then you should be covered for future problems & when they replace the ECU. All work done at the dear is guarantied for 1 year parts + Labor if OEM parts are used. One of the last times I took my 4 runner in they killed my Neutral Start Switch and replaced it no charge to me. I think you should be good man.
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Old 11-18-2016, 09:21 PM
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Thanks. I found out the federal government makes them warranty the ECU for 80,000 miles. It took them a week even though I found the part available on line. Pretty frustrated with the dealership. Covered in bird poop when I picked it up and I realized when I got home my Toyota hitch plug is missing. The truck is running great so the rezap of the transmission did wonders.
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