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JFP in PA replied to TNT79Bronco's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)$36 a plug is more than a bit steep. Check the same part number on board sponsor Sunset Porsche's parts website, I'll bet it is significantly better..............
JFP in PA started following 997 low operating temperature, Multiple Cylinder Misfire - 2002 996 3.6 Cabriolet, Japan servicebook. Need help for translation and and 5 others
JFP in PA replied to TNT79Bronco's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Actually, it is pretty high based upon experience. I would pull the coils and look for small cracks, the give away sign that the coils are on their way out.
JFP in PA replied to Lsrd's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Scan them into your computer, then cut and paste them into the translator.
JFP in PA replied to Zeke8001's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Welcome to RennTech When posting questions like this, it is always useful to also provide the year and model of the car.
That slight a tire pressure difference should not be enough to trigger this problem. More often than not, battery/charging system issues can trigger "ghost" ABS/PSM codes in these cars, so I would start by checking them first. I would also scan the car with a Porsche specific scan tool to see what faults are indicated.
JFP in PA replied to PauliesPorsche's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Welcome to RennTech Sunset Porsche is one of RennTech's board sponsors, and very highly regarded within the Porsche community at large. Many poster's here, as well as shops like mine use them almost exclusively for our parts needs without problem. Did you try to contact them to resolve your problem with them?
OK,let’s start with the most obvious: Cracked coils are a problem, regardless of what plugs are used. They need to be replaced. As for the plugs, there are a wide variety of plugs that will work fine in these engines, ranging from the factory Beru to Denso Iridiums, but they need to be properly gapped. Most shops do not have the tools to reset the gaps on multiple side electrodes, so they just slap them in the way they come out of the box. Usually, the Beru’s are pretty close right out of the box and need no changes, which is one reason they are widely used.
JFP in PA replied to hardtailer's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)A photo would be useful, but it sounds like a line connection that requires a release tool.
JFP in PA replied to Raylev911's topic in 997-1 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 2S, Carrera 4S)It is on the side of the transmission, under the car.
The car is behaving as though the anti theft system thinks you are trying to steal it, and is shutting off the fuel and spark. You need to go back over your radio install and look for anything that would lead to this. Do you have access to a Porsche specific scan tool? It would be interesting to see if there is an open circuit somewhere in the security system.
OK, let's try a long shot: When you replace the radio, did you ground the radio anti theft wire? The central locking control unit may be responding to what it thinks is someone trying to steal the radio or the car..............