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  1. JFP in PA

    Wheel Hub Nut

    No, there is no cotter pin in the axle nut, which should be torqued to 460Nm or 340 ft. lbs. The grease is from the outer CV joint (as the wheel bearing is a sealed unit), which is inside a flexible boot. They can be cleaned and repacked, but that requires replacing the boot.
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    start up noise

    Welcome to RennTech The M96/97 engines are famous for start up noises, primarily caused by the hydraulic chain tensioners bleeding down while sitting (Porsche updated these a couple of times to try and help with this). Eventually, they will need to be changed, but in the meanwhile switching to an oil with higher film strength can help reduce the issue.
  3. Welcome to RennTech Your dealer is more than a little out of line price wise for that electric motor, it should retail for around $250. You could also get one out of a wreck as well.
  4. JFP in PA

    Litronic retrofit trouble

    It sounds like you may have igniter problems, particularly if the Lits are used.
  5. Most likely the SIA system, which is probably either dirty or the pump itself is on the way out.
  6. JFP in PA

    Tradebit's Porsche 986 Service Manuals

    This set has been kicking around for years. While better than nothing, it does not contain any of the more than 100 corrected or ammended pages that have been publihished over the years, so some of the information is out of date or just wrong.
  7. The V6 Cayenne has an AOS built into the valve cover itself, much like the 3.2L Audi engines. It has a diaphragm in it which can fail. I believe Porsche does not sell these parts anymore (955.110.765.00 Valve crankcase bleeding), only an new valve cover with it built in for around $360. I understand that there are aftermarket rebuild kits for these now. UPDATE: I stand corrected, part is still available for around $260 from board sponsor Sunset Porsche. PCV Valve - Porsche (955-110-765-00)
  8. Probably the most useful in that context would be the factory OBDII manual, which is now out of print, but used copies come up for sale online from time to time.
  9. Welcome to RennTech Sounds like a classic ignition switch problem.
  10. Welcome to RennTech Borescope the bad cylinder looking for wall scuffing.
  11. As Duncan noted, the coils are the correct ones, so the problem lies elsewhere, possibly not having fully seated the connectors, which is a common problem.
  12. Welcome to RennTech Your system may have misplaced its marbles with the battery replacement, and that may require a reset with either a PST II or PIWIS system.
  13. No, from underneath.
  14. JFP in PA

    Another 986 Not cranking

    It would probably just spin over as the DME would not see the engine turning and shut off the fuel and ignition systems.
  15. JFP in PA

    Another 986 Not cranking

    Did you change it but with a stripped bolt? Reason I ask is if the CPS is left loose, the sensor can back away from the flywheel enough to not see the trigger teeth and the car will act like it has another dead sensor…...

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