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#1 (permalink) Old 02-21-2004, 08:08 PM
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i want to add a dinan chip, however some i spoke to said that the car will began to have problems, is this true? I still would liek my car to be reliable... a 1996 328is 5 spd.

Does it cause the check engine light to come on often??? etc?
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ive heard of a couple people having problems with their dinan chips after about a year or two, and L337E46 on this site had problems with his JC shark injector when he tried to restore the default settings. so i would say there's always a small amount of risk involved in getting a chip, but they are made to be totally compatible with your engine and the new settings shouldnt effect the reliability, its just the tampering with the ecu that could cause problems.
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