How remapping your Hyundai Tucson diesel improves engine performance and fuel efficiency
What is remapping?
Remapping is the popular term used to describe the process of enhancing your engine’s performance and fuel efficiency.
The results you enjoy will depend on the remapping specialists you select and their industry experience.
Your chosen remap specialists will carefully reprogram the parameters of your vehicles engine management software located in the ECU, to obtain the results you want.
You should take great care when selecting a good remapping company, you should choose a company with extensive experience in the industry, with great customer reviews.
What is chip tuning?
Remapping, or chip tuning, is altering your vehicle’s operating system to improve its power and efficiency. You can add more horsepower or torque to your car, truck or van without modifying the engine or supporting components at all.
Remapping is the most cost-effective way of boosting power and fuel efficiency, without spending thousands on new parts.
Can I do it myself?
Your Hyundai Tucson is an excellent vehicle, but to gain maximum benefit from its power plant, you need a professional tuner to improve performance, efficiency and maintain mechanical safety.
If you like working on your own vehicles, there are DIY tuning options available. But it is very risky and you could end up with a bricked ECU.
Unless you know what you're doing and understand safe remapping procedures it is wise to leave it to professional tuners that have the experience, professional tools and backup support required.
Can I remap my car legally?
Most aspects of remapping are perfectly legal, although your insurance company do require you to notify them of any modifications including performance enhancement.
Again it's wise for you to use a professional to ensure you stay on the right side of the law.
Chip Tuning vs Re-mapping
The difference between ‘chip tuning’, and ‘re-mapping’ is a very simple answer.
If you are confused by all of the different acronyms surrounding chip tuning, such as ECU chips (or chips), remaps or re-maps? You’re not alone.
It can be confusing at first, but once you grasp the basics, it will soon become a lot clearer.
both chip tuning and remapping achieve the same goal which is reprogramming your engine management software, it's simply a different method used.
If you imagine a crosshead screwdriver or flathead screwdriver, they both remove or insert screws, just slightly different tools.
Chip tuning is a more old fashioned method now, while it is a method still used occasionally, it is typically only used on older vehicles.
Chip tuning requires the memory chip inside the ECU to be removed, inserted into a chip tuning device to enable reading and writing of data, hence the term chip tuning.
Remapping normally refers to OBD (diagnostic port) Bench or Boot programming methods, yet the end result would be the same regardless of the method used to access data.
Where can I get my Hyundai Tucson tuned?
MPG Tuning in Cannock Staffordshire, with over 16 years of experience, over 300 genuine five-star reviews and good old fashioned service, you can be assured of a great experience every time.
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