maintenance and repair

BMW CC-ID codes fault and warning messages

1 Series, 3 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, BMW, E60 E61 (2003-2010), E63 E64 (2003–2010), E81 E82 E87 E88 (2004-2014), E90 E91 E92 E93 (2005-2012), X Series, X5 E70 (2006 - 2013)

Accessing BMW CC-ID codes will give you addition information about your cars condition and can help you with troubleshooting some errors and faults. You can determinate which bulb is burned, which wheel is reporting low air pressure, why Dynamic Cruise Control is not working, AdBlue state and many more.
You don’t need any tools or interface to access those diagnostic codes. Follow this procedure to see hidden messages in CHECK menu.

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EGR valve cleaning PSA 2.0 diesel

307, 308, 407, 508, 607, 807, C-Max, C4, C5, C70, C8, Citroën, Expert, Fiat, Focus, Ford, Galaxy, II (2002-2011), II (2005-2009), II (2006-), II (2006-), II (2006-), II (2007-), III (2007-), Jumpy / Dispatch, Kuga, Lancia, MK1 (2003-2010), MK2 (2004-2011), MK2 (2006-), MK4 (2007-2014), Mondeo, Peugeot, Phedra, S-Max, S40, S80, Scudo, Ulysse, V70/XC70, Volvo, Volvo C30, Volvo S40 II (2004-2012), Volvo V50

EGR valve in 2.0HDi (Peugeot Citroen), 2.0TDCi (Ford) and 2.0D (Volvo) engine is responsible for emission, shorter engine warm up time, smoother turning off and VNT turbocharger spool down on idle. EGR valve cleaning when it’s clogged with soot and can not close as should or even get stuck can help with engine work issues. You should take care of your EGR valve, clean it and don’t blank it.

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Reset Skoda Yeti oil service reminder

Škoda, Yeti

After changing oil and replacing oil filter you can reset Skoda Yeti oil change service reminder yourself. All you need to do is follow this tutorial and perform buttons and ignition combination. You don’t need diagnostic interface like VAG-COM, VCDS or VAS to reset oil service reminder in Skoda Yeti.

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E03: Saving Peugeot JetForce 125 Compressor motorbike

VLOG

Found an abandoned motorbike (Peugeot JetForce 125 Compressor) with a forced induction (supercharged). Trying to bring it back to life and check how fast is it compared to cars and other scooters. Refilled and charged dead battery, assembled air intake and tried to start it. Also – thank you for 10k subs!

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E02: Quick update on Volvo C30 maintenance and modifications

VLOG

Replaced parts, modification and maintenance plans update for my Volvo C30. Tutorials about replacing front brake discs, brake pads and bearing coming soon. Also fixing broken windshield, replacing Volvo CCM (climate control module) for C30, S40, V50, C70, testing endoscope camera, planning IoT (ESP 8266) module integration, diagnosing turbocharger issues.

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