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wizard replied to tps22's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Dealership. Porsche dealership? If yes, you really need to hear them right .... and then write to Porsche AG in Stuttgart. A feature of the 996 !!!! Permeable gas tank !!!!
wizard replied to chrishill555's topic in 9PA, 9PA1 (Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Turbo S)Differential? You may want to check your fluid level as the next step.
Have you tried pulling in different directions? I suspect that it's not so much the force applied that counts, but the direction of pull. Failing that, perhaps the following helpshttp://www.mademan.com/mm/how-open-porsche-cayman-hood-without-battery.html
wizard replied to DannyHoffman's topic in 9PA, 9PA1 (Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Turbo S)Happy for you .... but disappointed that my valiant attempt at diagnosis (octane (doh)) fell so flat on its face at the first hurdle :-). I'll get my coat in future! Enjoy your Christmas.
wizard replied to gimbli's topic in 92A (Cayenne, Cayenne Diesel, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne S Hybrid)Yep, it amazes me how many owners of what are expensive cars will skimp on the fluids they use. If a specific fluid is specified, it's for a reason. Unless you know for sure what that reason is, it's common sense to go with the dealer stuff. Penny wise and pound foolish can result in horrific cost !
wizard replied to Ravi Matharu's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Hello. I always thought that the genuine Durametric had the facility to test O2 sensors in situ ? You might want to check that. Flashing transmission lights/limp mode. Odd that the Durametric does not show up Tiptronic-related fault codes. Have you interrogated the Tiptronic specifically? Tiptronic fluid and filter change needed possibly if it hasn't been done before. If not, check the fluid level in the transmission. An incorrect fluid level will prove problematical.
The ignition switch is a fairly common fault, I believe. It's an easy fix and comparatively cheap - especially the corresponding Audi part. Incidentally, RoW cars don't have a clutch interlock switch to the best of my knowledge and you appear to be in/from Belarus. Is your car a N. America spec?
The following is copied from another forum, but relates to the same car as yours - Since it is an '00 or older, the release levers for the trunks are manual and there is a 'lock out' plate to prevent them from being release when the car is locked or the driver's door is closed. However, you can use a small flat headed screwdriverto slide between the two levers on the driver's door sill to manually unlock them. Here's how:With a flashlight and skinny 3-4" long flat screwdriver (like one of those electrician promo ones handed out at trade shows...) slide it down between the front and rear levers. Under the front trunk lever, you'll see a U shaped cut out that will have a white plate under it. The white plate, when the vehicle is locked or doors are closed, slides over the U shaped cutout to prevent the levers from being raised. Using the screwdriver, slide the white plate from the outside of the car towards the center. Once it's clear, just pull up on the lever to release either trunk. You might care to give it a try.
wizard replied to Ewest112's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)You've clearly got a problem and, of course, gasoline does not form droplets on a hot engine, as I'm sure you're aware. "sludge is just from being cold ...." If it were my car, I wouldn't start the engine again until I knew what had happened.
wizard replied to ekstroemtj's topic in 9PA, 9PA1 (Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Turbo S)Guten Tag, Thomas. I'm not at all familiar with Cayennes but, if there's a difference in total wheel diameter between your summer and winter tyres, wouldn't that affect ride height and air suspension setting? Just a thought as to what might trigger the code.
wizard replied to Enaifos's topic in 997-1 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 2S, Carrera 4S)Are there indications of it overheating? If yes, have you tried ' burping' the system and was the Porsche coolant that you used to top-up the same as was already in there? You presumably did dilute it with 50% distilled water? How many miles on the car, have you replaced the water pump and, if yes, was it with a Porsche original pump? You may also wish to check your mechanic's work on the temperature switch.
wizard replied to brwilson's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Firstly, my apologies to JFP for butting in. I really must read before positing. As he says, what is in the oil filter will provide an indication as to how serious it is.
wizard replied to brwilson's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)If you Google 'sound of knocking con rod', that should enable you to rule that in or out .... without starting your engine, of course.
wizard replied to DannyHoffman's topic in 9PA, 9PA1 (Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Turbo S)I notice that you originally had P2177 and P2179 codes. If after the next refuelling (to ¾ full), indications are that the evap canister is not the culprit, as another 'experiment' you may want to remove the MAF sensors and give them a spray cleaning. It's not too difficult a task, but it does call for a specialised MAF spray cleaner and particular care in carrying out the cleaning/drying process.