Vauxhall Corsa 1.3 CDTi ECU fault

Corsa D water damaged ECU

Common water damaged Corsa D engine ECU


This engine ECU is a very common failure for the Vauxhall Corsa 1.3 CDTi built from 2006 – 2013, the failure of the ECU is caused by water ingress due to the poor location of the ECU within the water drain channel under the windscreen.


We can rebuild customers own water damaged units or supply replacement remanufactured ECU’s when in stock.

Because the common fault with this Vauxhall Corsa ECU is water damage, we see a wide range of symptoms caused by ECU failure.


Common customer reported fault description:

“Initially the car started to misfire/run rough and the engine management light would come on. Called out a mobile mechanic who came out and performed a diagnostic check and the fault code read injector number 4 faulty. When he came to change the injector the car would not start so he investigated further and found the ECU submerged in water”


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Common Failure symptoms:

  • Misfire on one cylinder
  • Will not rev past 1500 rpm
  • Non-start (intermittently)
  • Complete non start and no communication via diagnostic.


Common fault codes:

  • P0201 - Injector 1 Voltage Low
  • P0202 - Injector 2 Voltage Low
  • P0203 - Injector 3 Voltage Low
  • P0204 - Injector 4 Voltage Low
  • P2146 – Capacitor Voltage 1 Low Voltage
  • P1600 - Replace ECU
  • P1625 - Main Relay Intermittent
  • P060B - Replace ECU
  • P0608 - Internal Control Module Defective
  • P1120 - Pedal Position Sensors Circuit 1
  • P1122 – Pedal Position Sensor Circuit 2
  • P0683 - Glow Plug Circuit Low Voltage

This is a list of common fault codes, usually a failed ECU will only cause one or two of these codes to be stored.


Affected Vehicles:

  • Vauxhall Corsa D 2006 - 2013


ECU Location:

Corsa D engine ECU location

 The ECU is located inside the bulkhead plenum chamber, the wiper arms and the plastic cowling will need to be removed from below the windscreen to gain access to the ECU and remove it.


Common failing part numbers:

(See our full Corsa engine ECU list for more part numbers)


Test and rebuild:

Each Corsa engine ECU is fully tested on our bespoke Hardware-In-the-Loop test rigs. Once all the defects have been identified we rebuild the ECU using higher rated than standard components. We will also waterproof the ECU case during rebuild.



All coding information is retained during test and rebuild of the Corsa ECU.



Our strict quality control encompasses everything we do, from testing and components to ESD safety and even packing your unit to come back to you. Because of these measures, and a work defect rate of 0.49% across all of our rebuilds, we can confidently provide our lifetime warranty.



Lifetime unlimited mileage*


How do I get my unit rebuilt?

To pay for the rebuild select your part number and click: Get yours rebuilt

Print the payment/booking confirmation email.

Package the Vauxhall Corsa engine ECU inside a sturdy box with plenty of packaging material (make sure you include your confirmation email in the box).

Send us your package by tracked courier (the shipping instructions are on the confirmation email).

Once received we will test, rebuild and return your Corsa engine ECU with an unlimited mileage lifetime warranty. (if your unit turns out not to be faulty then we will refund your payment less a small testing fee and return shipping)


What if I don’t want to pay up front?

This is not a problem, if you prefer this option then follow the following steps:

Fill in and submit this test form.

Print the booking confirmation email.

Package the Vauxhall Corsa engine ECU inside a sturdy box with plenty of packaging material (make sure you include your confirmation email in the box).

Send us your package by tracked courier (the shipping instructions are on the confirmation email).

Once received, we will test your Corsa ECU and call you to advise on the outcome of testing, if your unit is faulty and you choose to go ahead with the rebuild then we will take payment over the phone using a debit/credit card.

We will then rebuild your engine ECU and return it to you with an unlimited mileage warranty.

If you require further information regarding this Vauxhall Corsa engine ECU, then please contact us.

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Comments on "Vauxhall Corsa 1.3 CDTi ECU fault"
Michael says: 06/07/2023 16:51:14
Hi I have opel corsa 1.3 2015. The ECU check hase to many defaults. The engine starts but does not rev up. Is it worth repairing and if so how much will it cost.
ECU Admin says: 10/07/2023 16:56:09
Hi, for rebuild or replacement cost please see the following link:
Glenn says: 13/02/2023 21:21:45
Hi I have a 2006 Corsa 1.3 CDTI .with what looks like ECU Fault . Doesn't Communicate With obd scanner ECU no 55198930 can Looking like water ingress What is the Cost to repair this and would it be required to Be programmed to the car Thank you For your time
ECU Admin says: 14/02/2023 10:02:11
Hi Glenn, for prices and information for that part number please click here
Graham Boyes says: 14/11/2022 18:19:38
57 plate corsa Ecu problem runs on 3 cylinders. Price to repair please Regards Graham
ECU Admin says: 15/11/2022 09:59:48
Hi, for prices and shipping information just search your ECU part number above, or chose from this list
Kerry says: 31/10/2022 18:05:43
Hi I have had rac man test everything and it's the ecu won't let engine start or sometimes even turn over .could you help with this or give me a price on fixing ecu .many thanks kerry
ECU Admin says: 01/11/2022 09:40:36
Hi Kerry, we can rebuild your ECU or maybe even supply a replacement. To get started just select your part number above or use the search function for your ECU
Alan mc Cann says: 05/08/2022 17:11:08
Hi i have 2010 1.3 cdti Ecu problem water got into it how much will it cost me to get sorted
ECU Admin says: 09/08/2022 11:55:41
Hi Alan, for prices and shipping information please select your part number above or via our search function.
Annmarie says: 11/03/2022 02:46:15
I have 08 plate corsa with ECU fault is this fixable
ECU Admin says: 11/03/2022 10:05:07
Dragos says: 25/02/2021 12:30:23
Ecu problem... 55568382 KY replace or rebuild
ECU Admin says: 26/02/2021 11:38:21
Hi Dragos, we can help with that please follow this link to get started:
Pat Mc Mahon says: 22/02/2021 14:04:33
I've a opel corsa 2008 1.3 cdti with ecu problems Can you repair The number on the. Ecu is 55566039HK, There is maybe water damage. Look forwarding to hearing from you Regards Pat
ECU Admin says: 23/02/2021 09:50:14
Hi Pat, we can certainly help with that. Please see the following page for further information:
Shamus Dewaine says: 18/05/2020 21:02:43
Hi I have a 2009 ECU found it was heavily corded how much to dignose and repair with shipping
ECU Admin says: 19/05/2020 09:45:30
Hi Shamus, that is a very common problem for this ECU, select your part number above or from the following link for prices and shipping information:
Mirza says: 01/03/2020 11:26:15
ECU Admin says: 04/03/2020 10:15:47
Hi Mirza, prices and shipping information for your part number can be found here:
Parvaiz Akhtar says: 09/01/2020 15:41:52
55568383KZ how much for exchange
ECU Admin says: 10/01/2020 09:54:41
tomas says: 17/11/2019 20:58:11
Hi i have ecu from corsa 1.3 cdti 2008 how much cost to repair my ecu
ECU Admin says: 25/11/2019 10:54:01
Hi Tomas, for prices and shipping information please select your part number above or from the following list:
E Minchev says: 31/10/2019 23:36:10
Hi I have 2008 corsa 1.3cdti and I have fault code P060B replace ECU so how much is gone cost me the repair.Thanks
ECU Admin says: 06/11/2019 14:48:41
Hi, for rebuild/replacement prices please select your engine ECU part number from the following link:
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