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The ESP light turns on and car stops
Hi. As you probably know, ESP stands for electronic stability program. If the car detects the wheels are spinning or there is a danger of skidding into a turn, it will illuminate the ESP light. If the ESP light flashes...
Multiple electrical problems with car.
The symptoms you describe on your vehicle lead me to believe your vehicle may be experiencing an electrical problem with the Totally Integrated Power Module or TIPM on your truck. This module is responsible for many different components on the...
AC compressor seized
Hello. You have several problems to sort out. The first thing to do is an OBD II scan for fault codes, although these may not be related to the AC problem. The AC problem could involve several potential issues including...
Difficulty shifting in reverse, ESP and Speedtronic inoperable
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2007 Mercedes Benz E550. This is a common issue on many Mercedes models. Sometimes simply shutting the car off and removing the key and waiting for 20-30 seconds before re-starting eliminates the problem. Alternatively,...
Throttle suddenly goes out
Hi there, thank you for asking about your 2003 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG. This is usually caused by a failing throttle body. The throttle motor or sensor fails and will cause this to occur. If the motor cannot move the throttle...
Yaw rate sensor faulty
Hi. Other ML320 owners have reported similar symptoms. Although it is a rare occurrence, it is something that should be repaired. Replacing the yaw sensor does fix the issue, so it is most likely the culprit, especially if there is...
Seven warnings came on, can't shift from park to drive - 2001 Mercedes Benz CL600
Hello. From the symptoms you describe it would appear that your vehicle may possibly have a faulty stoplight switch. The stoplight switch lets the computer know that the brakes are being applied, so that the vehicle can be safely shifted....
Car shut off and back on, ESP light on
Not sure if the ESP system is related to stalling issue but the stability control system is reliant on several sensors for proper operation. It could be the brake light switch, which is a common failure along with the wheel...
Dash lights stayed on despite several parts were replaced
Since the steering column was opened, and you not only have faults showing in the ESP, ABS, and BAS systems with the indicator lights, but you also have the SRS light on as well, I am inclined to believe that...
Throttle position sensor needs resetting
The ESP system may have a bad ground on the left hand shock tower causing the problem to happen intermittently. I recommend seeking a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, to come and test your vehicle for you and...
BAS/ESP light coming on
Your vehicle may be having an issue with the connections to the brake sensor. The connections may have corrosion which will make the system go into failure mode, intermittently causing the throttle to not respond. I recommend having your brake...
Ford st 3 2007
Be sure the tires are of the recommended size for the vehicle. If the wrong size tires were fitted, it can make the ESP system think two wheels are spinning faster than the other two and reduce power, apply brakes,...
What could cause my ESP light and ETC light to come on while driving?
The ETC is your electronic throttle control which is usually related to a low voltage problem. Start by having the voltage to the unit checked. The ESP light is the electronic stability light which can also have problems when there...
Loud grinding and thumping
Hello. It is possible that your axle is worn out, but it is unusual for an axle to grind. What is more likely is that the right front caliper is locking up, or that a wheel bearing has gone bad....
Lights coming on and shaking of the car
Hi, thanks for writing in. Without knowing the make and model of your car, it is hard to give guidance on what the issue may be. Luckily since the warning lights have triggered, this means that a diagnostic trouble code...

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