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  1. For ROW cars: ignition on, engine not running. So it should go.
  2. I think that button is not available separately, in that case a scrap yard can offer a solution.
  3. Are you sure the plugs are wet with gasoline? The system works as follows: after a number of misfires the system will shut down the injectors concerned, it is therefore not evident that they are wet with gasoline. There are still more options as motor oil, coolant, gasoline contaminated with gas oil or other fuel. Be sure, first of all, that this pure gasoline.
  4. The microswitch is built into the luggage compartment lock, you can try to lubricate the switch mecanism preferably with a dry lubricant as teflon spray or the like.
  5. If still Original, should be Torx.
  6. Do not forget to check the catalist of the respective cylinder bank for clogging or breakage.
  7. Sitting above the fuel tank/steering rack, there will be no water penetration inside the car but it will be a mess (oxidation) up and around the tank/rack. Without the drain tubes the water is after all no longer channeled.
  8. Given the fuel system management using calculated values, it is recommended to refuel the car with the ignition off in first place.
  9. For this is a pressure gauge with the appropriate connections required and a measuring glass and timer for the flow. Unfortunately i have no specific values available at this time, it will be available trough the piwis system where pages of the workshop manual will be made available, be subject to payment. Hopefully someone has the values here in the forum yet.
  10. For Tiptronic: brake lights ok? - brake light switch ok? fuses ok? For manual: clutch pedal switch ok? fuses ok?
  11. Start with a low pressure check, when the pressure and/or flow rate of the regular pump inside the tank is not right, the high pressure pump will not reach the required values and cause an error code as well.
  12. Was the flap, on this type of car, not an integral part of the wheel well liner?
  13. This rubber washer is not genuine, two original parts are required which fit in to the rear crossbar (air filter rest) the two pins, at the bottom of the filter housing, fit exactly in the with rubber provided holes without causing noises as rattle and squeak.
  14. The ignition switch on a 997/987 is universal, keys of another 997/987 will fit also but will not become effective by the built-in transponder which is specificially linked to the vehicle. The key blade,however, is specific to the door lock.
  15. The clamping straps have probably lost their tension, remove the water hose and clean up all residues, replace the clamping straps by new ones, preferably by specimens with a tension capability for screw driver or key.