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A waste of your money..
Do a search on "Gforce chips"
Read more than a few as there are "company" biased "reviewers".
They "make" chips for many makes and models ...none are worth your money.
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IMO, This is just a device to enable full time (open loop) mode of your IAT (idle air temp sensor), like running rich on a carbureted car, with your choke on at all times. I can't say if it helps any? But I'm sure you'll burn more fuel.
 

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None of them work.

Use search.
 

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WOW! Install takes 5min, but is proven to gain 30HP, 30LB-FT, and still increases efficiency by 10%? That is literally incredible and unbelievable. They even make one for every car.

These chips are usually the first thing enthusiasts learn about, since they promise the most, cost the least, and are highly promoted. Most DIY car modifications reduce both power and efficiency. Please continue researching, but research fundamentals before the products so you know what to expect. If you're deep into products, chips & intakes & additives are the most highly promoted, and are virtually all scams.

Cheers

edit: I forgot to mention, a scam can easily damage your engine.
 

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Stay away from them....Junk!
 

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I have decades of experience with modifying turbo-charged vehicles; I've pretty much seen all the various scams/claims for power/TQ increases. That being said, the ChipExpress that I use on my wife's CRDi Sportage has been excellent. I posted in another thread dyno results on the various settings and have seen a decrease in diesel consumption since installation. It's been on for >55000Km [~35000Mi] with no problems whatsoever.
 

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My credit card company refunded me my money after they did not hear from GForce after six weeks to answer the concern I have about their "chips".
 

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Here's YouSnooze's dyno results. Their claim is "Plug-in up to 40% more POWER and 20% better ECONOMY!". Apparently it detects non-idle RPM and overfuels. They claim that overfuelling adds more power, so less fuel is needed. It's available for any diesel vehicle.

I've been told diesel ECU settings tend to be overly conservative. Also, I don't know European automotive-industry regulation. If manufacturers or regulatory agencies there intentionally reduce power by 40% to worsen fuel economy by 20%, then I can't tell where the scam is. I'm not a believer in the magic digital potentiometer box; I can't evaluate every product, and I won't have a diesel for a long while, so someone else can debunk/confirm it.
 

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The op is in the USA with us......Kia does not make a diesel engine here, so what ever gains you got from your diesel engine are meaning less to anyone here in the USA.


I have decades of experience with modifying turbo-charged vehicles; I've pretty much seen all the various scams/claims for power/TQ increases. That being said, the ChipExpress that I use on my wife's CRDi Sportage has been excellent. I posted in another thread dyno results on the various settings and have seen a decrease in diesel consumption since installation. It's been on for >55000Km [~35000Mi] with no problems whatsoever.
 
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