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wizard replied to Aturcotte's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)You might want to test your battery. I've used Boot Camp with my Durametric for many years now without any problem whatsoever.
wizard replied to dougg996's topic in 92A (Cayenne, Cayenne Diesel, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne S Hybrid)I found the simplest and most reliable way to ascertain for sure the make of the Tiptronic on my Boxster was to crawl underneath and find the (green) plate stamped to the casing which details manufacturer, transmission designation and part number. In my case, the one for ZF was readily visible. From memory, the ZF website lists all transmissions manufactured by them, and the recommended ATF for each.
#10 from the attached may be worth trying - spraying some electrical contact cleaner onto the microswitch assembly whilst it's still installed as the initial step. http://forums.pelicanparts.com/boxster-cayman-forum/584145-top-not-working-98-boxster-any-diagnostic-steps-available.html
wizard replied to SWFLHOMES's topic in 9PA, 9PA1 (Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Turbo S)I'd still go the temporary fix route. The door locking mechanism is in the vicinity presumably and it would be most unusual that Porsche would install rivets which have to be removed in order to gain access to the window regulator. The following relates to installing tint on a Cayenne window:- Then with door panel off you see the secondary metal interior skin. Undo as many of the Torx surrounding this including those holding the motor. You will see some rivets holding the seconday skin in place DO NOT DRILL OUT THESE RIVETS - they fall into a metal void without access and the car will have a permanent rattle .......
wizard replied to SWFLHOMES's topic in 9PA, 9PA1 (Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Turbo S)As a temporary fix and on the assumption that the window can be closed by hand, wouldn't it be easier to put 2 or 3 small rubber wedges along the inside lower edge .... wedge-shaped erasers, for instance?
I agree. As I'm in Germany, I can't help. I seem to recall Sunset Porsche(?) being recommended. Perhaps someone else in the States can chime in?
For peace of mind, my advice would be to get the genuine part from Porsche.
wizard replied to PCarMa's topic in 9PA, 9PA1 (Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Turbo S)Happy motoring :-)
wizard replied to PCarMa's topic in 9PA, 9PA1 (Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Turbo S)Intermittent fuel delivery related to the most recent work carried out?
"There has been no coolant added since well before winter" How frequently are you topping up the coolant? Do you have the latest version of the cap to the reservoir tank? '04' last two digits. If not, I'd start by replacing that.
vchris gave positive reputation to a post in a topic: stutter and hesitation if fuel level above 1/4 tank!
wizard replied to Hayyan Al-Raisi's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)The Durametric website will reveal all. If it were me, and if it was to be Porsche-specific, I'd go Durametric. I believe that any laptop running a recent version of Windows will work.
wizard replied to lewisweller's topic in 9PA, 9PA1 (Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Turbo S)The following, from elsewhere, may be relevant:- Okay, my car is fixed! As you predicted, ashy, there was a short circuit that was causing the coil packto overheat. The mechanic deduced this not only from the melting coil pack, but also because there was a fuse that kept blowing. He put a bulb in place of the fuse and fiddled around with the wiring until he found the likely location of the short circuit based on how much the bulb lit up. I wouldn't have thought of that myself in a month of Sundays! It was really interesting for me to watch him work and very reassuring that I was getting a good job and not getting ripped off. Once he figured out that the short was caused by some of the injector wires chaffing on a pipe (I guess maybe part of the cooling system) he cut out the damaged sections of the wires (there were three that had been worn through to the threads) and soldered in new sections. He tied all the wires back up and then made sure that they wouldn't chafe on the pipe again. He reckoned somebody put it back incorrectly when replacing the head gasket. As soon as that was fixed and he fitted the new coil pack, my engine ran like a beauty! I think the problem must have been gradually getting worse because I always used to have to give it some throttle when turning the ignition but now it starts with a simple turn of the key. There is minial vibration and not the slightest hint of a misfire.