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APR Performance "Chip" ECU Tuning for VW B5 Passat 1.8T

Achtuning Price: Starts at only $499 installed! This product must be installed at our shop, it cannot be ordered online .
Item Number: APR 1.8T ECU Upgrade
Manufacturer: APR
Manufacturer Part No: APR 1.8T Chip Upgrade

APR's ECU tuning program for the Volkswagen 1.8T engine is designed to operate within the OEM and Tier 1 Supplier specifications for engine component stress tolerances and performance specifications. The APR ECU upgrade typically raises the power output of the 1.8T to 209 horsepower and 242 lb-ft of torque on 91 octane fuel with 215 horsepower and 247 lb-ft of torque on 93 octane fuel! Expect improved throttle response and a smoother, more powerful top end with no loss of drivability or reliability. With APR's DirectPort ECU tuning the ECU can be programmed in around 40 minutes, no ECU removal or soldering is required.

APR software is available with up to four Operating Modes as well as Extra Features at an additional cost*. APR's Flipswitch technology allows switching of Operating Modes or activation of Extra Features in seconds using the cruise control stalk with no need to purchase external hardware.

Operating Modes:

  • Exact OEM Calibration Stock Mode
  • APR 91 Octane Performance Mode
  • APR 93 Octane Performance Mode
  • APR 100 Octane Performance Mode
  • Valet Mode (Low power and speed)

Extra Features:

  • Fault Code Erase (FCE): Allows reset of engine related fault codes without needing a specialty tool.
  • Throttle Body Alignment (TBA): Allows you to manually perform throttle-body adaptation.

One Operating Mode is included with the purchase price. Adding a second Operating Mode adds $149, the third and fourth Operating Modes are an additional $79-ea. FCE and TBA Extra Features are bundled together for an additional $59. Certain ECU's are limited in memory capacity to a single Operating Mode only.

Warranty and Guarantee:
All APR ECU software comes with lifetime free updates. APR provide a lifetime warranty against defects in the software. All APR ECU upgrades have a 30-day Money Back Guarantee.

We recommend that ECU chipping be done at your nearest APR distributor, this will offer you the best technical support available. Check The APR Dealer Locator to find your closest APR dealer. If there are no dealers within a reasonable distance from you it is possible in some cases to ship your ECU to us for chipping.
Installation of Security Lock Out and Anti-Theft is not available at Achtuning.

Please call for exact applications and additional programs

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