How to Fix a Faulty BMW DME ECU ECM PME

If you’re familiar with our blog, you know we spend a lot of time working with Mercedes. It is important to know we work with BMW’s as well. We have a vast understanding of how BMW’s such as the 550i, 335i, 4 series and beyond work. The BMW DME or otherwise known as an ECU, ECM or PME is a major part of your vehicle. Essentially, it’s the onboard computer, responsible for regulating the car’s engine. We often modify the engines computer to help the engine run smoother. Helping it run smoother unlocks extra horsepower and available torque. However, we can also help if you’re having issues with a broken or faulty BMW ECU. We are very knowledgeable dealing with these parts after spending years analyzing and repairing them. We are available to help strengthen your vehicle!

Common Signs of a Faulty BMW DME, ECU, ECM, PME

If you’re left wondering why your vehicle is experiencing one of these common signs, you may have an issue with your ECU. Firstly, your check engine light is on. Secondly, your car won’t start and other common electrical components are non responsive. Thirdly, an unexplained poor performance or notable drops in fuel economy. Here are some other symptoms to look for…

  • Sudden jerking or stopping while shifting gears, even though you maintain your transmission properly
  • Fan running on High
  • Unexplained error codes when all components have been tested or replaced

Options for BMW ECU Repair or Replacement

It is important to diagnose a faulty ECU with a computer diagnostic equipment. Luckily, we offer a free diagnostic service. We’ll ask you to drop off or ship us your ECU unit, and within 24 hours we’ll let you know if you need a repair and how much it will cost. PRESSERtech can fix it for you, or we can ship it back within 24 hours of your request. Take into consideration a shipping and handling charge to ship your ECU. If you’ve already visited a dealership, you may have been told your ECU is broken or unreadable. As most things, getting a new ECU at a dealership can be expensive. We can save you money. The dealership is not your only option for a new ECU. When other shops or dealerships can’t communicate with the broken ECU, we can because we have a vast amount of experience.

We’ve Shipped ECU’s Across the World

Through our years, we have provided fully programmed BMW ECU’s to individuals and shops all over the country. For instance, we have shipped units to more than 40 countries worldwide, from New Zealand, Sweden, and even to the Philippines. Even if you’re not local or a regular with the Pressertech garage, we can work with you and get your replacement or fixed ECU shipped to you, ready for your mechanic to install in your vehicle.

Give Us A Call 

In conclusion, if you’re looking to repair or replace a faulty ECU, and would like to learn more about how we can help save you some money, give us a call at (770) 648-0500 or use our Contact Form. We look forward to speaking with you!