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  2. I bought this one (Bosch Platinum Series AGM (H7/L4/94R) and I'm very happy with it. I've had it more than a year. I use my car mainly on the weekends and I don't have it on a battery maintainer. One of the benefits of AGM batteries is that they are less prone to failure due to lack of use than traditional batteries. https://www.pepboys.com/product/details/838845/00871
  3. 2003 C4S Original IMS. Daily, year round driver. Having some misfire issues right now, at 261K.
  4. You likely have two separate issues. 1. The key fob stopped working - this is very common and is likely caused by bad/broken solder connections on the PC board. This is fixable and there is a DIY on this site. 2. You probably have a problem with your driver's side door latch. This is the more expensive of the two problems. A door latch will cost around $250 for the part. The replacement DIY isn't too bad but I would try to better diagnose the problem before throwing money at it.
  5. Read the DIY, you can get at it from below with the bumper cover on, but there is limited room.
  6. Haha. Thanks for the response.... gave me a good laugh. Yeah, bumper is coming off. No magician here. Sent from my SPH-L720T using Tapatalk
  7. Here is a DIY write up: Resistor replacement on a 996
  8. UPDATE: it's the passenger side fan resistor. $115 for a friggin in line resistor! Fan worked on high, not on low. Swapped the left and right relays and problem remained on the same fan. Part ordered. Any way to replace the resistor without removing the front bumper? Sent from my SPH-L720T using Tapatalk
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  10. Fwiw, this connector is still being used in the 2017 958 for the LIN bus connector under the center console mode buttons (pas, diff, sport+, etc). Albeit with just 3 pins actually in the connector instead of the four it can hold, one spot is empty. TE makes it, but the -1 variant is restricted to automakers. http://www.te.com/usa-en/product-1-1355397-1.html Not sure but the -3 variant looks pretty much the same. http://www.te.com/usa-en/product-1-1355397-3.html I generally try not to resurrect zombie posts from the dead, but search brought me here via the Mercedes number, and that gave me a jump on more search words. Maybe the next guy will come along in another decade..
  11. Yes, the gas cap can be pressure tested with the right equipment. It is impossible to even guess what may have been left loose when the injectors were done, that would need a smoke test.
  12. I'm having this fault in my 2008 Cayenne S, with the addition that Durametric says under the fault "No signal/communication." Is there a way to check the integrity of the gas cap, or do people tend to just replace it to see (it's about $40 CAD at the dealer)? Also, I had the car at the dealership about a month ago where they changed the injectors. Are any of the items in the list above under or near the intake such that this could be cause by something that the mechanic left loose?
  13. Found it. Thanks anyways. You guys are great!
  14. Thanks, I think Im going to see if I can apply this thinking to my a4. My rack is pissing all over the front wheel.
  15. The model on the front of the radio please. i.e.
  16. Help lost radio code. I have 1999 carrerra. R3297. T5001127. Can someone help
  17. Try 6542
  18. Hi All Grateful for this resource I have a Porsche 993 Targa Year 1996 I need the radio code for CR-210 Serial Number #55000775 Hoping someone can help me!
  19. That is correct part number -- MSRP $14.43.
  20. Can someone verify for me that 993-552-573-01-01C-OEM is the correct cover for the left side of the steering column with two holes for the turn signal and OBC stalk? The car is a 2000 996 Cabrio. I'm collecting parts for the OBC mod and this will be the last one. TIA...Jon
  21. I wanted to keep mine stock so I recently bought the 2015 updated CD set from Annapolis Porsche for under $300.
  22. It worked, thank you!
  23. Crawl under safely jack and Jack stand on the passenger side is the easiest way I found without a lift. Approximately in the middle centre of the car you will see this, first picture. Grab the shaft and shake it. If it is sloppy it's the bush worn out, really there should be no real movement. This is the most likely cause of thumping knocking banging noise under seat area. A vibration and noise with occasional click clunk can be the flex disc Rubber is split and sloppy. Second picture. This link will also help..... http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/Porsche-Cayenne/29-SUSPEN-Driveshaft_Bearing_Support_and_Flex_Disc_Replacement/29-SUSPEN-Driveshaft_Bearing_Support_and_Flex_Disc_Replacement.htm
  24. Thank you for your response. Is the Cardan Shaft Centre bearing the 4-wheel drive shaft from the transfer case forward or is it something else. Sorry I am not sure. I did check that Shaft the flex disk and shaft seemed ok to me, about the same movement as the main driveline. I would like to fix it myself but as never working on a porsche before have not ventured to far into anything.
  25. For dye, talk to JoAnn at www.colorplus.com I'd suggest a good cleaning and conditioning, first, then re-evaluate if you want/need dying. You'll want a quality leather brush, too. Research quality leather care products on sites like Detailers Domain. Phil (owner) is very helpful there.
  26. Spacers add weight (unsprung) and increase the stuff (dirt, rocks, ect.) thrown up on the side of your car. They are NOT going to improve your handling. For aftermarket wheels, buy the correct offset, vs trying to fix a fitment issue with spacers. Always use the proper, longer, wheels bolts when adding spacers. Small spacers, like the OE Porsche 5mm spacers, are fine, and aid in cleaning your wheels and calipers, because it gives you that extra 1/4" of gap to get your cleaning rag/brush in there. The 5mm spacer is purely aesthetic.
  27. Such stupid mistakes from repair shops make me really angry. Same with me. My manyfold was 3 times off in the last 2 years. Starter. Breather Hose. 3. event i dont even remember. They dont think ahead. While already there i expect checking of items down. The breather hose for shure looks not good when they open first time for the starter. Nothing. 6 month later i went in for the hoses. They could do everything in one time
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