FAQ - Frequently asked questions
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Can I continue to use regular pump gas?
You can continue to use regular gas without harming the car. But since the upgraded software is designed for Premium gas, obtaining the indicated power levels require use of Premium unleaded after upgrading. If uncertain or if Premium gas is not regularly found in your area, contact us for more details.
Will the increased power jeopardize reliability of my Saab?
No, your Saab is built with high safety margins from the factory and all power upgrades are designed to remain within the saftey margin.
Will the car need more frequent service after upgrading?
No, the car should also after upgrading be serviced according to Saab’s specified service intervals.
My car has 100.000 miles. Can it be upgraded?
A prerequisite for successful engine tuning is that the car has had regular maintenance and that it is mechanically sound. If you are uncertain, contact us for a pre-tuning inspection and recommendation.
How long time is required for installation?
Stage 1 usually takes appr. 1 hour including test drive and checking. Stages 2-3 take appr. 2,5-3,5 hours.
Can I install the upgrade myself?
Yes, we can send an upgraded ECU by mail. Stock ECU is then returned to us. If you are the least bit uncertain on the procedure, we recommend that you contact us or one of our dealers for installation.
What does it cost to upgrade my already tuned car?
To upgrade from a stage to a higher cost the difference between the stages in question plus 500 SEK, plus work. This provided the car has not changed ownership since the last upgrade and the hardware is purchased by Maptun Performance.
If the car has changed ownership the new owner will receive a 50% discount on software when you upgrade to a higher stage. To receive the discount we require presentation of the receipt and that the car comes to us in Örebro for reading the software.
Upgrading from gasoline program to program with BioPower operation costs 2,000 SEK, plus work. This provided the car has not changed ownership since the last upgrade and the hardware is purchased by Maptun Performance.