Quality and Warranty

Performance and safety go hand in hand

The RaceChip quality and warranty package.

We always strive for maximum quality. - Guaranteed.

The RaceChip quality and warranty package for you and your car.

RaceChip engine warranty
Extensive product warranty
Stays within power reserves
Engine protection active
Made in Germany

As a chip tuning manufacturer with the highest quality standards for the products we develop, it goes without saying that we offer our own engine warranty for our premium chip tuning modules. It applies to all relevant engine components from the axle drive shaft to the transmission to the turbocharger. Hence, you’re always on the safe side and can fully enjoy the RaceChip chip tuning experience.

The RaceChip engine warranty is available for all cars registered in South Africa.

RaceChip Engine Warranty

Maximum engine protection and highest safety for you

  • All important engine components are covered
  • Up to R50,000 in case of damage (for GTS Black), No deductible
  • Warranty up to 100,000 km and 5 years from date of first registration
  • Still applies after the manufacturer’s warranty has expired

It applies to all relevant engine components from the axle drive shaft to the transmission to the turbocharger. Hence, you’re always on the safe side and can fully enjoy the RaceChip chip tuning experience.

  • 2-year engine warranty is included with the GTS and the GTS Black;
  • 1-year engine warranty comes with the RS.
By purchasing a RS, GTS or GTS Black, an engine guarantee from RaceChip is already included free of charge (2 years for the GTS or GTS Black, 1 year for the RS).

RaceChip is mafe in Germany and Autobahn tested.

German cars are considered the best in the world. The leading company for chip tuning also hails from Germany: Today, RaceChip products are used in more than 135 countries. Over 500,000 satisfied customers enjoy more power, faster acceleration and a sophisticated driving performance thanks to RaceChip.

RaceChip products are completely developed and manufactured in Germany and extensively Autobahn tested.

RaceChip Product Warranty

  • All central components of the module covered
  • Long product warranty periods (2-5 years)
  • More comprehensive than statutory warranties
  • Replacement or repair under warranty
  • No deductible

Every product undergoes extensive testing before it is delivered to our customers. From the development to the production, everything is Made in Germany.

Our product warranty covers all essential components of our chip tuning products, the circuit board and electronics, the plug-in module of the circuit board, the cable harness as well as the housing and gasket.

If unexpected damage should occur to one of the components of our modules, we will repair it immediately or alternatively supply you with a new module to replace the old one.

  • 5-year product warranty is included with the GTS and the GTS Black;
  • 3-year product warranty comes with the RS;
  • 2-year product warranty comes with the S.

We inspect our products from head to toe

All of our products must pass extensive tests

 

Determining power and torque

In the engine power test station, the power and torque of a vehicle in standard factory conditions is determined in the initial phase. After installing RaceChip engine tuning, the comparison values for the performance-enhanced vehicle are analysed in various test cycles.

 

Testing driving behaviour

The tests ensure that the standard factory undercarriage is suitable for the increased power and provides sufficient tolerances.

 

Determining maximum speed

The maximum speed attainable with the performance increase is determined before ensuring that the vehicle meets all pertinent requirements at that speed.

 

Testing braking behaviour

The brake system is tested for service life, abrasion, functionality, fading and speed behaviour. This ensures that the highest safety standards are always maintained. Our tests confirm that standard factory brake systems meet all of the requirements with performance-enhanced engines.

 

Testing for fuel consumption and CO2 emissions

Fuel consumption and emissions for performance-enhanced vehicles are tested and compared with standard factory series values. Fuel consumption is tested in various driving cycles (e.g., in a simulation of city and motorway driving). Emissions of pollutants are also determined for diesel engines.

 

Measuring noise

A sound level meter is used to measure noise from a standard factory series vehicle and from a performance-enhanced vehicle. This ensures that the idling and driving noise remains in factory conditions.

 

Testing for electromagnetic compatibility

This ensures that the engine auxiliary control device meets all legal regulations regarding electromagnetic compatibility.

 

Testing emissions

The emissions for a performance-enhanced vehicle are determined in a special testing laboratory using an exhaustive emissions test. The electronic performance enhancement from RaceChip is designed so that the standard factory vehicle classification regarding vehicle class almost always remains the same.

 

Other Tests

Where appropriate, the hauled load of the performance-enhanced vehicle is tested and inspected to ensure that the vehicle's on-board diagnostics (OBD) are not affected by the performance increase.

Performance enhancement within the available power reserves

We optimize only within the power reserves. We don’t overshoot.

Nowadays, car manufacturers design their engines to achieve a wide range of performances with the same engine block. These are then sold in various car models and specifications. That's why modern engines in standard factory conditions often have considerable, untapped power reserves.

RaceChip increases your car's power only within its unused reserves. This completely avoids wear on engine components caused by strains that exceed the manufacturer's allowable load.

 
  • Ford
  • VW
  • BMW

Drive smart with RACECHIP GTS: +37 HP reserves used
 
  • VW
  • BMW
  • MB

Drive smart with RACECHIP GTS: +54 HP reserves used
 
  • BMW
  • MB
  • Audi

Drive smart with RACECHIP GTS: +50 HP reserves used
  • MB
  • Audi
  • Ford

Drive smart with RACECHIP GTS: +37 HP reserves used
 
  • Audi
  • Ford
  • VW

Drive smart with RACECHIP GTS: +29 HP reserves used

(1) The motorizations shown here are all based on the same engine block.

Engine protection programs remain fully functional

RaceChip does not change anything in the manufacturer's hardware or software

Compared with other forms of electronic performance optimization, RaceChip's auxiliary control devices have a decisive advantage: the manufacturer's hardware and software are not changed in the slightest.

So all the manufacturer’s engine protection systems remain completely intact. Your engine is just as safe from overheating as in standard factory condition, and all of the manufacturer's emergency programs work unimpeded.

RaceChip is designed and produced in Germany

Made in Germany by the leading chip tuning manufacturer

German cars are considered the best in the world. The leading company for chip tuning also hails from Germany: Today, RaceChip products are used in more than 135 countries. Over 500,000 satisfied customers enjoy more power, faster acceleration and a sophisticated driving performance thanks to RaceChip. Our chip tuning modules are completely developed and manufactured in Germany. RaceChip products are truly “Made in Germany“.

RaceChip offers the highest quality

Our products are winner of multiple reviews and tests

Asphalthelden test winner 2014

“The tuning box from the RaceChip company is the winner on points. The RaceChip demonstrated the second highest power levels on the test bench, but by far the greatest improvement in terms of torque”.

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EuroTuner test winner 2013

”With a RaceChip box, the engine produces the greatest feeling of verve, alongside very smooth responsiveness. This, in addition to excellent manufacturing and high quality instructions, is what delivers the RaceChip its victory”.

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Our products and processes are certified

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