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  1. Loren

    Decoding an engine VIN

    No the two numbers are completely unique. That should be the original engine as is wa built in 1997.
  2. Loren

    Lost Radio Code - post your request here

    Try 0574
  3. 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).
  4. For what car and model (exact please wiring diagrams are specific to year and model).
  5. No code should be required unless you physically change out the PCM unit.
  6. P0011 Adjustment of Inlet Camshaft in relation to Crankshaft, Bank 1 – Signal Implausible Possible cause of fault: ♦ Dirt in oil circuit ♦ Sealing strips on inlet camshaft adjuster faulty ♦ Oil pressure too low ♦ Mechanical fault in inlet camshaft adjuster ♦ Solenoid hydraulic valve faulty P0327 Knock Sensor, Bank 1 - Below Limit Possible fault cause: ♦ Open circuit, crimping fault or loose contact in sensor wiring and/or ground wire ♦ Short circuit to ground in sensor wire ♦ Corrosion or loose contact on plug connection ♦ Knock sensor loose ♦ Knock sensor faulty ♦ DME control module faulty
  7. Loren

    Lost Radio Code - post your request here

    Please read the Lost Radio Code FAQ...
  8. If you PM me your VIN I can check and see what your car came with. Though, the springs could have been changed by previous owner (if there was one).
  9. Color codes front to rear are different. They are also different depending on RoW or US/Canada springs (ride height). They are also different depending on coupe or cabriolet -and whether you have a manual (6-speed) or Tiptronic.
  10. Loren

    Unable to find my EVAP diagram

    P0446 EVAP Canister Shutoff Valve (Function) – Below Limit Possible causes: – Purge air line blocked – Flow resistance of EVAP canister too high
  11. Loren

    Unable to find my EVAP diagram

    P0486 ? That does not show in any of factory service manuals. Are you using a Porsche specific tester? There were at least 5 different EVAP canisters used in Boxsters. You may end up having to add parts to put a working system together. Give your dealer your VIN and they should be able to guide to the replacement parts to make it work.
  12. Loren

    Lost Radio Code - post your request here

    Try 4932
  13. Loren

    Lost Radio Code - post your request here

    Try 5180
  14. Two beeps means there is an alarm fault - one beep means there is an open zone. You need a Porsche specific scan tool tester to get the fault code(s) and diagnose what is needed to repair. An excellent Porsche specific scan tool is Durametric but a few other tools may work as well.
  15. The seat belt and grounding issues were fault codes 45, 46, 48 and 49 - per the TSB. This fault 28 which is the drivers side (door) airbag.
  16. You need a special Porsche airbag test fixture to test airbags - I wouldn't go there. You can check the wire going to the airbag to make sure they are not pinched or broken in the door panel fitting. Do this with the key out of the ignition and the battery disconnected.
  17. Fault codes 12, 13, 28, 29, 40 - Ignition circuit, driver's side airbag Possible cause of fault: - Short circuit to B+/grouncl or open circuit in the wiring between the driver's side airbag unit and the airbag triggering unit - Driver's side airbag faulty
  18. Loren

    Lost Radio Code - post your request here

    Try 9216
  19. Loren

    Lost Radio Code - post your request here

    What happened to the radio and radio code I gave you last year? Try 7269
  20. Loren

    Lost Radio Code - post your request here

    Try 6520
  21. Alarm chirps and Locking chirps sound very different. Which is yours? a normal locking sound?
  22. If you have two alarm chirps when locking then you have an alarm fault. You should also have alarm fault codes - please post the codes.
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