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About Jack5j

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    1997 Boxster 2.5L
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    1981 Corvette
  1. Pardon my newbieness to this, but would that be both actuators possibly failed? Solenoids?
  2. Hello, I have searched, but didn't find much. I have spent MANY interesting hours here, though! A great group. I have a '99 986 with 108k miles and quite a few codes. I have been slowly whittling away at some, but these remain. I just received a Durametric this afternoon, and the Actual Values shows the cam reading at 25*crk for BOTH banks 1 and 2. These readings don't change. Am I doing something wrong? I have installed a new Cam Position Sensor on Bank 2, and have one to install on Bank 1 if it is even needed. The engine runs just a little rough, but not that bad. If codes are cleared, they reappear about 3 mins after running. Any ideas/direction is GREATLY appreciated. Thank you. P1671 Final stage engine compartment purge fan Short to B+ P1340 Camshaft position with respect to crankshaft bank 1 exceeds limit value P1324 Camshaft position with respect to crankshaft bank 2 exceeds limit value P1319 Misfire emissions-relevant P1316 Cylinder 4 misfire emissions-relevant P1531 Camshaft adjustment bank 1 P1539 Camshaft adjustment bank 2 P0300 Misfire damaging to cat. converter P0304 Cylinder 4 misfire damaging to cat. converter P0306 Cylinder 6 misfire damaging to cat. converter P1571 Immobilizer: Open circuit or no signal
  3. I have a noise that is like that. Mine is the heat shield under the top engine cover. I had a push nut missing and replaced it, but still need to fiddle with it. It sounds like a growling/grinding rattle between 5 to 15mph. 1997 2.5L
  4. Hello all, I just replaced the dash speakers in my 1997 Boxster with Alpines and all was well for about an hour. They went out (door speakers work, though) but came back on after I turned the radio off/on. A few minutes later, they went out completely. I pulled the radio and all connectors are tight, speaker wires are good, fuses good but no change...just the muffled subs working. I DID find a disconnected blue/brown wire with a connector on the end inside the radio housing, but see no where it would plug. Could it be radio head? Amp in the trunk? I hear differing opinions of which powers the dash speakers. Any ideas? Thank you!
  5. Jack5j

    Lost Radio Code - post your request here

    Hello, GREAT forum! I just bought a '97 Boxster and see 0765 written a couple times on the manual, but no sure reference to radio code. I installed new dash speakers yesterday and they worked until I hit a bump. Turned off the radio and they came back on...only to go out again. I want to remove the radio to see if a connection is loose, but want to verify radio code. I followed your directions and have: Model # R2896 Serial# V5007697 Any help? Any reason for dash speakers to not work, but doors do? Thank you so much for any direction.

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