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Re: Electrical Gremlins - 147 Sele
« Reply #30 on: October 18, 2021, 09:40:10 AM »
Thatís a shame. I noted there were only two non-CAN wires between the ECU and Selespeed computer, was hoping it just to be an absence of physical connection on the manual configuration. The computer set I put in yesterday is destined for a manual-Sele conversion (yes, really ::)) - so Iíll have a manual kit.

Have been looking harder at the faults and feel itís an input signal conditioning problem. Doesnít mean I think itís a simple fix, the drivers have proven OK, but the short-to-ground input triggers are not being presented to the circuit as expected. Would be lovely to know where to break out the circuit and what to look for.

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Re: Electrical Gremlins - 147 Sele
« Reply #31 on: October 18, 2021, 11:11:59 AM »
Thatís a shame. I noted there were only two non-CAN wires between the ECU and Selespeed computer, was hoping it just to be an absence of physical connection on the manual configuration. The computer set I put in yesterday is destined for a manual-Sele conversion (yes, really ::)) - so Iíll have a manual kit.

Have been looking harder at the faults and feel itís an input signal conditioning problem. Doesnít mean I think itís a simple fix, the drivers have proven OK, but the short-to-ground input triggers are not being presented to the circuit as expected. Would be lovely to know where to break out the circuit and what to look for.

I gather you are referring to the faulty water damaged unit, and you are trying to repair it?

If so I would't ever try, as I think you will find the circuit board is a Multi-Layered type and the water damage will go in between the layers, damaging/shorting connections/tracks within the board itself.
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Re: Electrical Gremlins - 147 Sele
« Reply #32 on: October 19, 2021, 03:14:31 PM »
Now itís road tested, the other part of my question still remains - who to see, for the ďconfidential access codeĒ? I obtained the last one through Andrew Palumbo, obviously that isnít an option now.

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Re: Electrical Gremlins - 147 Sele
« Reply #33 on: October 19, 2021, 03:52:47 PM »
Now itís road tested, the other part of my question still remains - who to see, for the ďconfidential access codeĒ? I obtained the last one through Andrew Palumbo, obviously that isnít an option now.

Are there no dealers in Aust. now?

Email a dealer in the UK, theyíre very helpful.  There was an Alfa dealer in Parsons Green, London who were great, let Mr Finn literally dribble all over the 8C when it was first released and even sent me spares for Sooty to Aust. after we moved back.


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Re: Electrical Gremlins - 147 Sele
« Reply #34 on: October 19, 2021, 04:36:13 PM »
You should be able to get the "Electronic Code" from any Alfa Dealership in Australia.

You'll need proof of ownership & ID, and you must give the Vin Number of the car that the Body/Eng Ecu came from, not the one they're going into. And they will usually charge a fee . . . of course.

Overseas dealerships should not give it to you, as they have no way of recognizing your ownership details.
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