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Ecm failure!


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What makes an ecm go bad? Down at Norris for a great weekend...got boat off trailer, parked at the dock ...and then no ecm reading for 25 seconds... At least it was not out in a cove or in the midfle of the lake. Paddled it down to ramp and cranked it up on the trailer... Rented a boat for 1 day. Needless to say, pretty tough weekend and going to be an expensive fix I think.

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I had an ECM supposedly go bad on me. Not sure what causes it. Too bad, I used to keep the old one for a spare, but it went with the new owner.

THey at least gave me the old one back, I plugged it in and found it to be working perfectly. The dealership gouged me $1200 for that. Hopefully yours is not that bad.

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Tailored, what motor do you have in your boat? 8.1??

My Malibu had the 6.2. But the extra ECM is with its new owner. I suppose if they are interchangeable, he could send it to you. Although with the symptoms you describe, I am thinking it is more like a ground/power problem, not in the ECM itself.

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