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ECM question
« on: Jul 18, 2004, 07:55:27 PM »
Seems like everywhere we ride we have to drive thru more and more creeks to get to the trail, as time goes by these creeks are geting deeper. starting to worry about sinking my ECM. Does any body know if the ECM needs to "breath"? If I seal that sucker up will it cause it to fail / over heat / etc...?

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Re: ECM question
« Reply #1 on: Jul 18, 2004, 08:53:08 PM »
I think heat is an issue for the puter. so a bag may not be the way to go. how about moving it up higher?
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Re: ECM question
« Reply #2 on: Jul 18, 2004, 09:40:59 PM »
Sealing the unit would trap the mositure that is found in the air in the ECU. This could in time cause internal corrosion. Also due to the heat, the ECU needs to breath.
How about moving it up higher if you are worried...thanks brainlessfool :greengrin:
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Re: ECM question
« Reply #3 on: Jul 19, 2004, 05:07:38 AM »
Thanks guys, Yea, moving it up was next but I was just being lazy, My A/C is gone now so I can just pull all the stuff out from under the dash and that'll give me plenty of room..... Hey Marlin, ordering a skid plate/ crossmeber from you TODAY! I sat my X-case on a rock this weekend and about f*#@'d up big time!

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Re: ECM question
« Reply #4 on: Jul 19, 2004, 03:13:47 PM »
moving it up only gives you another foot though.


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