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All About Our Car Remapping

Here at Billcar, we are pleased to offer car remapping services from our base in Shrewsbury. Today we are going to look at what ECU remapping services consist of and what your options are if you are considering car remapping. Read on to find out more.

ECU Remapping Explained

ECU remapping consists of remapping a vehicle’s Electric Control Unit, which is the software used within your vehicle that controls one or more of the electrical systems or subsystems inside it. The reason why you may want to modify these systems is in order to add more functionality. This means that we can fine tune the maps to improve the engine’s power and performance.

In addition to producing more torque and power, it may solve some possible driveability issues, for example, if you have low rev ranges with flat spots and hesitation issues. Here, we can give the engine more torque, resulting in a more responsive system, improving your overall driving experience.

Remapping works by overwriting the default settings with new software, programming your vehicle’s overall performance. It can take between as little as 30 minutes to an hour to complete, thanks to our state-of-the-art technology.

Your Options for Remapping

We offer both power ECU remapping and economy remapping, as well as a mixture of the two to our customers. The software that we supply you with is tuned especially for you and your vehicle, so it will remain untraceable to the main dealer when you receive your annual servicing.

Economy remapping has a focus on saving you money by obtaining fuel savings, for example, inserting rpm and maximum speed limiters. You can then utilise the low down torque that the engine produces, and change gear at a more sensible rpm, for better economy gains.

Vehicles We Can Remap

We are able to offer our remapping services as part of our software provision for all vehicles including bikes, cars, vans, trucks, tractors, boats and even some forklift trucks. Currently, we now have the capabilities to remap a wide range of Nissan Navara vehicles, which are fully listed on our website. Each of our MAPS are custom tuned to individual vehicles, so we don’t use any generic maps for these services. So, if you want to improve your vehicle’s power, or enhance its overall performance, consider our remapping services at Billar.

Contact Us

If you require our car remapping services, feel free to get in contact with us by completing our web contact form, or by emailing us at Based in Shrewsbury, you can also speak to a member of our team directly by giving us a call on either 01743291740 or 07971063469. A member of our team will be happy to advise you and answer any questions you may have about car remapping.


Why Car Repairs Are So Important

Whether you’re driving to work, or your vehicle is your work, at times it is all too easy to put off a repair job. Alternatively, you may not realise that there is a problem with your vehicle until it is discovered by a professional. As routine, at Billcar, we believe it is important to regularly service your vehicle so you are able to get any required repairs done as soon as possible. Such important vehicle repairs will help to prolong its life, and save you money in the long run.

One Small Problem

You may believe a small repair can wait and so you put it off and prioritise other things in your life. However, small problems can escalate and develop into bigger issues. There are a variety of ways such small things can have an impact on your vehicle. As an example, you may need an oil change, as this can have an impact on how much petrol is needed to keep your vehicle running smoothly. As long as you keep an eye on any small issues that may arise, then you may be able to avoid repairs, so always make sure to manage and check the condition of your tyres, the levels of engine oil, screen wash, and so on.

Service and Repair

It is important to get your vehicle serviced regularly, to bring your attention to any potential problems, and help you to understand if your car requires any replacements, and even look at repairs that may be needed in the future. Regular servicing and repairs will save you money in the long run, as any issues can be seen before they become overly problematic. By coming to Billcar for your servicing, repairs and/or MOT, your vehicle will be able to run much more efficiently. MOT tests are a legal requirement, and offer peace of mind to yourself and any customers or clients associated with your vehicle.

Commercial Vehicle Repairs

Whilst a vehicle is important for any driver that needs to get from A to B each day, for some it is part of their livelihood. Whether you’re carrying goods or fare-paying passengers, when driving a commercial vehicle, it is vital that it is in tip-top condition. Commercial vehicle repairs require as much efficiency as possible when your vehicle is also your business, as time is money.

Spare Parts and Accessories

At Billcar, we have a great variety of spare parts and accessories for any necessary vehicle repair jobs.  If a problem is found, at our repair centre we can help you get your vehicle back in working condition. No matter how big or small the problem, whether you have one or two malfunctioning or broken parts, or whether you need a whole engine replacing, we have the tools to help. With our great knowledge and experience, we can help to get you back on the road in no time.

Don’t Ignore the Signs

The key to the smooth running of your vehicle is to pay attention to anything unusual, whether something big or small. There’s never any harm in getting something checked out by the experts, if only for your peace of mind. If you hear a knocking or rattling sound that concerns you, don’t ignore it just because you are still physically able to drive your vehicle, but instead get it looked into. When it comes to vehicle repairs and servicing, remember that safety always comes first, including your safety, any passengers, and those in other vehicles on the road. It is always better to be safe than sorry.

Contact Us

If you’re in need of any commercial vehicle servicing or vehicle repairs, come to our local vehicle repair garage. To get in touch, you can speak to us directly by calling us on either 01743291740 or 07971063469, or please complete our online contact form, or email us at A member of our staff will be happy to help you with any questions you may have.