Saturday,24-July-2021

Kia Ceed wipers issue - fix

EN

The car in that topic is KIA Ceed model 2014 in case I need to be exact. The issue here was related with the wiper`s arm shaft.
And that is how it look:

wip4.jpg

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Sunday, 6-June-2021

KIA Ceed JD 1.6CRDi - disks and pads replacement

EN
In this article will present you something really casual. How to replace rear pads and disks on KIA Ceed.
That one is with normal handbrake not electric one. So, for it there isn`t anything special, or GDS used.
The theory starts here:
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Sunday,22-November-2020

Volvo V50 1.6 TDCi - alternator replacement

EN
The car in that topic is Volvo V50 1.6 TDCi. The problem: alternator didn`t charge enough, get overheated so and so.
Removing it, is not as bad as sound but get some time.
So,here we go:
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Sunday, 1-November-2020

KIA Ceed 1.6 CRDI 2015 - glow plug replacement

EN
That topic will be dedicated of changing 4pcs, glow plugs in my KIA Ceed 1.6 CRDI.
There isn`t actually nothing so much unusual or special compared to any other car. Just think will be fun to have some shots, and one can see details before start.
Keep in mind that the plugs are from the turbo charger side and is a bit tiny space there so have to be removed some extra parts.
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Sunday, 8-December-2019

Renault Scenic odometer correction - edit 93c56 EEPROM

EN
In that topic will explain how you can edit in case you need your Scenic 2004 odometer.
You can, of course use 3th party service, or some odometer correction software, but if you have some skills, EEPROM programmer and will to play with it, then here is some exercise:

scenic_eeprom_data.jpg

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Saturday,19-October-2019

Peugeot / Citroen USB BOX 9702.EZ - Citroen C5 mk2 guide

EN

Hello,

Before starting the explanation part, here is some short info: the test subject is Citroen C5 mk2 (facelift) , radio - RD4. AUX and CD changer activated.
Perhaps, in internet you already found many topics how to set up or update that particular stock MP3 reader made for PSA.
How to connect and activate that module via LEXIA should be available online. Here I`ll try to give some collected information about firmware, and some other tips that maybe can be in some help.
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Sunday,13-October-2019

1.9 TDI-AVQ 03G906016BT / Original software and EGR OFF

EN

Here, you can find original VAG 1.9 TDI AVQ engine EEPROM files.

HW: 0281011761
SW: 1037369568
SWUP:5644
ECU: 03G906016BT

FLASH
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Bluetooth GPS sender

EN

Here is the story: I use my cellphone as GPS navigation unit most of the time in my car and unfortunately it GPS chip do not get so fast satellite coverage, or either I need to turn on the 4G network on for fast location.
As “bonus” the back of the phone get hot. Also, sometimes due the navigation process and heat from the car vents phone get fast hot and start loose control.
Next, I try to use my old Nokia LD4W Bluetooth unit and via right GPS sender app my android phone start to work better.
After that, seems become dependent of the battery of that Nokia unit so I bought few parts and create “proper” car GPS sender.
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Monday, 3-June-2019

VW Passat 3B5 : retrofit trip computer and cruise control

EN
In that topic, I will explain what I have done to that Passat 1999 / 1.9TDI. So far to my knowledge same can be done to petrol ones also, but didn`t try it so do not take that manual to be good guide for petrol or any of the new ones as B5.5/B6

What you need for the project:
- car to break
- free time
- and some parts..
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Saturday, 4-May-2019

Mercedes C200 - wiper stalk issue

EN
There are many articles and video about that Mercedes stalk issue, but here is my 5 cent on that topic.
Friend of mine own that kind of german machine and get into same trouble:
- wipers stop work on normal request command adjusted from the stalk, only by watering the windshield create some burst and stop
- indicator switch start to refuse to switch or to disengage after been switched
Well, you need new one or really good old and go ahead:
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