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May 05, 2015, 10:15:37 pm

bookdiva

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Anti lock braking system light
« on: May 05, 2015, 10:15:37 pm »
Hi,  My ABS light and EPS light came on about 2 weeks ago.  I did not go to my dealer (He is an hour's drive away and I was busy with my MIL in the hspital for opem heart surgery)

Today I had spinal surgery.  But, before I did my husband and I took the car to a local mechanic that Montieth Tire reccommended.  Before that I went in and asked the mechanic if they had a diagnostic for my VW 2005 Golf MK4.  He answered, yes.

While I was in surgery the mechanic called and left a message on my husband's phone that the code indicated there was an electrical problem - but unspecified and that they would just start replacing things until they found the problem.  This seems shady to me.

BTW I had my brake fluid replaced, at the dealer, about 2 months ago.

Do you think that they have a legit code reader for a VW?
Shouldn't a decent mechanic be able to do some electrical testing instead of parts replacing?
Any thoughts on what this could be?

I thnk I am going to have my husband call them and tell them to cease work on the car.



Reply #1May 03, 2019, 07:44:25 pm

hernelE

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« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2019, 07:44:25 pm »
the abs light being on turns off the magnasteer.  get the car scanned for abs codes. go from there. you can also check the hubs for play.

Reply #2July 13, 2019, 06:00:45 am

BarrySon

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« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2019, 06:00:45 am »
Cool stuff man Will the navi let you watch while the car is in motion?

 

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