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Old 03-18-2019, 04:33 PM
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Originally Posted by TheBigNewt View Post
The thing is that both you and that guy "had issues" with it. He said his car would hardly run and he took it to his dealer like 3 times before anyone disconnected the Dinan (which I think is the first thing I'd do, it's easy). That fixed the car.
Sure, the Dinan has problems and so do the JB4 and NM module. It's not really Dinan's fault the guy took his car to a non-Dinan certified dealer instead of contacting Dinan or at least touching base with both Mini AND Dinan. I got a CEL with the code P12A9 code and the first thing I did after getting home was to install the bypass and contact Dinan. That's just common sense if you're using a piggyback tuning box. You're bound to run into problems when modding so you need to at least have a basic knowledge of troubleshooting problems when they arise. It sucks that the guy had a problem with his Dinan, one that sounds more serious than the one I had with mine, but his sole experience isn't a good representation of Dinan just as mine on its own isn't either. There are way more people that never had an issue running a piggyback but you rarely hear about them because people don't normally post on forums "I made X modification 3 years ago and it's still working great!" You usually just hear about the times when someone runs into an issue.
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Old 03-19-2019, 05:13 AM
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