RE: [DML] Serious Megasquirt Question
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RE: [DML] Serious Megasquirt Question



Define "dies"...

If the computer shorts out it's dead anyway and no laptop or phone will do
anything about it, just like any ECU.

Baring that they are extremely reliable and once setup just run and run.

If there is a re-boot while running (usually only if you are screwing with
it) you see a hiccup but the MS ECU tends to recover before the engine drops
more than 100rpm (think slight stumble).

Richard

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Subject: [DML] Serious Megasquirt Question

  

If the onboard controller dies, do you have to reload all the fuel maps from
scratch? If so, is there a smartphone interface so you don't have to upload
them from a laptop? 

I'm thinking about what happens if the controller dies while you're on a
trip. 

On my own car I am only dependent upon the ignition ECU, and I carry a spare
for that (Duraspark is my primary ECU and the original Bosch unit is my
backup).

Bill Robertson
#5939







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