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Think i'm getting ripped off, mechanic been working on my car, first it was thermostat, then motor head,now he's saying its the brainbox? can a brain box be repaired and how much money is this repair for 1996 geo tracker.(hardly worth the money i'v been paying this man to fix it!)

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Nah dont assume that.

the ECU (PCM) almost never dies, on 96, never ever seen one fail 96+.

ok ?

post what the symptoms are ,not that someone is working on car.

and the ECU for sure can be repaired cheap.
in fact I have a repair page just for Kicks.
Trackicks we call them.
and I have a parts finder NOW for 1996,

shows which transistors drive what devices on the motor
Outputs are top fail ( and rare as hens teeth , unless some **** didnt hot wire ECU actuators, injectors etc.)

post the symptoms.
stop guessing.

my ECUpage

or find a new mechanic.

It is not uncommon to find may problems on an ignored car.
no tunes ups, fluids, lube , filters.
Thermostats, hoses, belts and clogged ISC and EGR.

Yes the ECU can in fact be repaired, im an electronics tech,
see my page, it shows a way to cheat and go right to the bad part.
like a dead injectors, lets say #1
so change #1 transistor.

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Not repaired only replaced and if it was running when it went there and now isnt he fried the ecm (brainbox) some how

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