Eos (1F7) V6-3.2L (BUB) (2008)
Engine Control Module: Service and Repair
Engine Control Module, With Anti-Theft Immobilizer
Engine Control Module, with Anti-Theft Immobilizer
Special tools, testers and auxiliary items required
‹› Window Cutter (V.A.G 1561 A)
‹› Saw Set (V.A.G 1561/14)
‹› Locking Pliers
‹› Hot Air Gun from Wiring Harness Repair Kit (VAS 1978)
‹› Small Nozzle Attachment from Wiring Harness Repair Kit (VAS 1978)
‹› If it is desired to replace the Engine Control Module (ECM), connect the vehicle diagnostic tester and perform the guided function " Replace
Engine Control Module (ECM)".
Turn off the ignition.
Remove windshield wiper arms, plenum chamber cover and plenum chamber facing wall.
‹› The threads of the shear bolts are equipped with locking compound. By heating the shear bolts using a hot air gun, the inhibition effect of the
locking compound is lowered.
Cover wires, harness connectors and control modules in the close vicinity of the ECM to prevent damage from burning.
Perform the adjustments on the hot air gun - 4 - as shown:
Turn the potentiometer for temperature adjustment - 2 - to maximum heat output (600 °C (1112 °F)
Move the two stage switch for air quantity - 3 - to position 3.
By heating the shear bolts, parts of the protective housing are heated intensely. Wear protective gloves to prevent injuries.
Guide the nozzle of the hot air gun onto the shear bolts.
Turn the heat gun on and warm the bolts.
Remove the bolts using locking pliers.