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  2. Loren

    Lost Radio Code - post your request here

    Try 0574
  3. Today
  4. GeorgeH

    Lost Radio Code - post your request here

    seeking code for becker cdr-220 type 4462 x5032379 Thank you very much for your help
  5. You really saved me a lot of time and banged---up hands with this one. I'm a tall guy with large hands, and I wouldn't have been able to get my switch out without this approach, the set screws were glued in tight. Many thanks, again.
  6. Thanks all. Car appears to be running fine right now. Think I will keep driving it gently and monitor how things go, then change back out to some 5W 40 after 2k KMs. I will do a UOA - just hope that blackstone will send their kits overseas.
  7. I recently changed out my PCM unit because the original stopped working and suspect I need a code, everything seems to be working ok but I get the following message when I turn it on:- System error: Amplifier not available I accept the message and it disappears until I turn the system on again, as I said everything seems to be working ok, anybody came across this before?
  8. Sorry for the slow update...BLUF: Suncore air struts are not compatable with the 958 Turbo! They were nice enough to refund my money and I found an OEM air strut. Installed and ops checks good...my comfort ride is BACK!
  9. Yesterday
  10. So I'm trying to work out how to install airbag resistors after fitting some Recaro Pole positions in my 2010 Cayman S. I have identified the airbag wires with the wiring diagram below. The connectors in question are 14,15,16,17. 16 + 17 are jumped together when disconnected (that why it appears to have 4 pins) the jumper is disconnected when plugged in. When I've installed resistors into these systems before I've only ever had 2 wires to deal with. So I'm unsure if I just need two resistors per seat and connect 14+15 and 16+17 together or something else. I know that I could get them coded out, however I'd rather have a solution in place thats doesn't require a visit to a garage to get them recoded if I put the other seats back later along the line. Anyone got any ideas?
  11. I solved my codes by pretty much replacing all the SAI vacuum lines. Take a look at the thread here:
  12. Mine did pretty much the same, drove it into the garage, all ok, come to drive it again, one side low! Seems they have removed what little lead content there was from them (so I was informed) and they just snap! Apparently quite a well known issue in the independents world. BMW springs do the same, had a couple fail on them.
  13. AF37997

    Oil change

    Good morning, And about oil. Do you know why Mobi 1 0W40 FS replace Mobil 1 0W40 new life ? The new one is a litle more liquide. Mobi 1 0W40 FS Mobil 1 0W40 new life Viscosity CST 40°C 70.8 75.0 Viscosity CST 100°C 12.9 13.5 Thanks for yours replies Sorry for my english, I'm French...
  14. Lots here if you do a Search... P0491 Secondary Air Injection System, Bank 1 - Insufficient Flow P0492 Secondary Air Injection System, Bank 2 - Insufficient Flow Possible cause of fault - Electrical fault in power supply or line between relay and secondary air injection pump - Secondary air injection pump relay mechanically faulty - Mechanical fault in electrical secondary air valve - Pneumatic secondary air valve faulty/sluggish - Electrical fault in secondary air injection pump - Mechanical fault in secondary air injection pump or secondary air injection pump blocked - Vacuum system leaking - Air hose to secondary air injection pump slipped off or constricted Check the connector (perhaps they left it unplugged) then fuse (40A on relay panel near DME).
  15. started with P0491 & P0492 CEL that came on after a day driving the car after reset. Long story short: Pump works, so moved onto cut off valve since CEL is both banks Used a tutorial on here where the poster poured seafoam on cold start into the secondary intake pipe to test for leak seafoam "cloud" came out only on the passenger side exhaust pipe and not the driver side Im guessing because of this there might be a blockage? Where should i look to next? thanks for your help!
  16. Luke T

    996Tt Clutch Replacement Cost

    I changed Mine at 150,000KM and upgraded to the 764 Pressure Plate. 16 Hours labour @ $140 AUD Porsche indy workshop. About $5500 all up with the actuator and Brake BOM replacement. Drives like new now and boosts up to 0.3 in 1st. Crazy fast!
  17. Having a problem with the temp gauge on my 04. When it is cold out (below 40 F) after driving my 996 for a short while (10-15 minutes) the needle will drop to 0 (actually 100 on the gauge but that's the bottom) and the red warning light will start to flash slowly and the dash will display failure mode, but not always a CEL. After continuing to drive for another 5 minutes or so the gauge will return to normal operation. Doesn't happen all the time and when the ambient temp is warm it never happens, only when the air temp is cold. Occasionally it will throw a CEL, The code was P0128 (Coolant temp below thermostat regulating temp). In the owners manual is reads that a steady red light indicates excessively high temp and a flashing red indicates too low a coolant level. So my symptom would indicate too low a coolant level, except the warning light goes off after a few minutes. And the reservoir is showing coolant between min and max at rest, even checked right when the light is flashing. In the Bentley Service manual it describes a slow flashing light (1/2 sec cycles) as low coolant or engine compartment temp too high. But coolant level is good and it only happens during cold ambient temps, and not when air temp is hot. I wouldn't think the fact it is cold out would negatively impact the engine compartment fan and after the compartment temp warms up the light would go off, unless possibly a temp sensor that actives that engine compartment fan is failing cold. A rapid flash indicates the temp sensor faulty. I'm not seeing a rapid flash. more of a slower flash. And with the rapid light the needle should be pinned to the right, mine is to the left. Coolant level looks fine. Last year I had the reservoir and cap replaced (as a preventative measure) and a complete coolant pressure flush. Cleaned the grounds, the contacts on the cap on top of the reservoir and the contacts on the temperature sensor. Temperature sensor was also replaced last year when I first encountered this problem. Also just replaced the coolant level "float" in the reservoir but problem continues. No coolant leaks from the system that my tech or I can find. Replaced the thermostat shortly after that first instance last year in case that was contributing to the problem, no change. It was changed from a 160 to a 180 and has since been replaced with a 160, same problem continues. At a loss for next step. Anyone ever encounter this? Thoughts?
  18. For what car and model (exact please wiring diagrams are specific to year and model).
  19. Uwon

    Decode a 1980 sc with the vin #

    First thing is to get a Certificate of Authenticity through Porsche North America. google and Porsche web site will be your friend. The certificate will tell you the color, options, etc. Post some pics of your car. This will help to get some feedback for you to consider. Cheers, johan
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  21. roberta berks

    PCM code?

    Thank you kindly...
  22. Blank PCM and ac/heat screen is blank too.. hope someones got some insight on something other than fuses (all good)or 148 reset ect. Ive removed PCM how can I check it or some module that it and the ac/heat below it,plugs into?
  23. I tried doing a search on this topic, but was unable to find a definite answer. I am wondering if anyone on this forum has actually replaced their Macan's original battery other than at a Porsche dealership. The OE Porsche battery is a Varta AGM 12V 92Ah 520A DIN. I have seen what I think are exorbitant charges for replacement at Porsche dealerships. Contrary to what some are saying, I believe that AGM batteries, being completely sealed and presenting little or no hazard of acid spills, may be shipped. Sunset Porsche seems to have about the lowest price I have seen at $331. Varta does not seem to sell batteries in North America other than through dealerships. So, following a little research, I think I found another possible source for our batteries. Interstate sells an MTX-49H8 that is AGM and seems to be a direct replacement for our Varta batteries except that it is rated at 95Ah instead of the Varta's 92Ah, a minor difference. The case dimensions are identical. The price at my local Interstate shop is $203, a substantially less amount than the dealership prices. They have them in stock. So, here is a potential problem: viewing YouTube videos of Varta installations, the hangup may be in "registering" a non-Varta battery. The registration appears to be done using the Porsche PIWIS unit and requires inputing a serial number from the new battery to complete the process. Can you plug in info from a non-Varta battery and have it accepted? Anyone have any experience or learned advice about this?
  24. Does anyone have a translated pinout of the Top Module Relay for a Boxster 2002?
  25. No code should be required unless you physically change out the PCM unit.
  26. I am trying to put back to his year my 1980sc that was dressed with 964 bumpers and rear lights and 993 spoiler and seats and steering wheel not porsche and need help to figure how was this car when sold for the first time! Car Color? Steering wheel? Spoiler or not? Seats? vin# 91AO142751 engine # 6402816 any help will be appreciated
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