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  • Present cars
    '06 Cayenne/S Titanium
    '02 BMW M3 convertible
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  1. If you want to swing by and pick them up in NJ.. sure. BTW - these sort of special tools - typically have a resale value when you get rid of the vehicle of about 75-80% of their new price. BTDT with lots of BMW special tools for their cars and the bikes. If I'm not using them - I'll post them on a forum FS list and they're typically gone in a day or two. There are a number of BMW valve shim kits that increased in price so much while I owned them that I made a profit selling them, had a bidding war going on.
  2. $32 is excessive? If you drop one of the calipers and rip the brake line out - the cost will far exceed $32. If you drop a caliper, rip the brake line out and it ends up on your toe - the cost will far exceed $32. You're going to save $300-500 over visiting a dealership.. and $32 is excessive? Reread what he said: "I found the pins somewhat redundant if you have another pair of hands to help" - do you have another set of skilled hands around?
  3. Does the icarsoft allow you to activate (turn on) components? If so - try turning the fan on at various speeds and see what happens, then report back. The most frequent failure appears to be the blower itself - and it looks like a royal PITA to get to, some fairly heavy duty interior disassembly required.
  4. I went looking for it in the wiring diagrams - and nothing in the battery-power circuits showed a manually operated switch, so it must be somewhere else..
  5. REALLY interesting. I never noticed the switch. I was easily able to see it by moving the seat all the way back and then popping open the little cover. Since I sometimes leave the P!G for a month or so at a time in the garage (out playing/travelling on my motorcycle) putting it in the storage mode has some real appeal. Plus it makes for a great theft deterrent. Cool beans!
  6. I have no idea where there is a switch that you mention. Can you take a photo of it? If it requires removing the seat - it's not happening. Have you done an entire system scan with the ICarScan? That should pinpoint where any faults are recorded that might cause the message you're seeing. It is worth doing a system disconnect/reconnect - if the voltage dropped low enough when you were in the process of swapping batteries that might account for the message you see. It may be a residual that clears if the car boots up with a fully charged battery.
  7. There is no "register" the battery on a Cayenne. BTDT spent a lot of time researching it. If you ask a dealer's service department the response will be "huh?" - they simply replace them. There is info in the Gateway on what battery was installed at the factory - but there isn't a tool capable of changing that information or adding to it. I tried Durametric, ICarScan (which looks like it has the ability - but if you go to write it to the Gateway is doesn't "take"), Snap-On and several other tools. Then I noticed that Porsche actually changes the charge characteristics according to how you're driving the vehicle. If you have it in non-sport mode, charge voltage is limited to around 13.6V. If you press the SPORT button, that voltage will immediately increase 1V. Doesn't matter what gear, what engine speed. The reason for this is fuel economy. They want to increase the corporate fuel economy rating for the EPA - which saves them gas-guzzler money, so they limit the load the alternator will put on the engine when you're in normal mode. Since fuel economy isn't measured in "Sport" mode - they can unlimit the load and allow for full charging. As far as your problem - I suspect your battery is only partially charged. Before installing any new battery it should sit overnight on a smart-charger until the charger indicates it's fully charged. A battery that doesn't have this done will likely never be capable of full CCA rating. What you might try doing is disconnecting the battery and charging it in place. Hopefully you DID connect up the vent tube to the new battery (I have the same battery in my '11 CTT..) Charge it up overnight and then reconnect it. See if the fault message goes away. The fact that the ICarScan couldn't communicate with your ECU makes me think the vehicle voltage is low enough that the modules have triggered low-voltage protection mode. They shut themselves down to prevent burning themselves out due to low voltage. You can display a voltmeter on the multi-display on the dash. It would be interesting to observe that.
  8. sAnother data point from another forum: Year Model Mileage Location AT/MT Fluid Remedy ForumUserName FIX WAS ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2012 V6 105,000 TX, USA MT Raveonl TF0870 Y ChrisFu Fluid Change 2012 V6 40,000 CA, USA AT Porsche OEM Y Steph280 Fluid Change 2011 CTT 93,700 IL, USA AT Ravenol TF0870 Y pastorom Fluid Change 2011 CTT 72,000 NJ USA AT Porsche - 63 Y deilenberger Fluid Change 2012 CTT 45,300 MD USA AT Porsche OEM Y BweSteve New XFerCase (Warranty) 2011 CTT 31,000 VA, USA AT Porsche OEM Y CarGuyNVA New XFerCase (Warranty) 2011 CTT 61,000 VA, USA AT Porsche OEM Y CarGuyNVA New XFerCase (Warranty) 2013 CS 30,000 London GB ? Porsche OEM Y Greenwich07 New XFerCase (Warranty) 2011 CTT 70,000 SC, USA AT Motul DCTF Y ktr6 Fluid Change 2011 CTT 69,500 TX, USA AT Porsche OEM Y Kricci New XFerCase (Warranty) 2013 Base V6 55,000 NC, USA AT Porsche OEM Y Qu4ttro New XFerCase (Warranty) 2012 CS 52,000 TX/KY USA AT Porsche OEM Y Mike 41 New XFerCase (Warranty) 2013 GTS 13,000 CA, USA AT Porsche OEM Y pburt 03 New XFerCase (Warranty) 2012 CS 53,000 IL, USA AT Porsche OEM Y Northshore911 New XFerCase (Warranty) NOTE: So far all the warranty TC replacements were done without trying a change of oil first - so we don't know if those Transfer-Cases would have responded positively to a simple oil change. NOTE: I'm discontinuing updating this table as of 5/2/17. The problem is I can't post an image to this forum, and that's how I'm doing updates on other forums. My hosting the image isn't happening - if the forum isn't interested in maintaining images in posts then I'm simply not posting them. Sorry. You can find the latest versions at: https://www.6speedonline.com/forums/cayenne-958/287782-2011-cayenne-transfer-case-replaced-13.html or https://rennlist.com/forums/cayenne-958/986001-transfer-case-2.html#post14154622
  9. Adding a few data points from another forum - dunno if he's (CarGuyNVA) a member here, I don't believe Greenwich07 is: Year Model Mileage Location AT/MT Fluid Remedy ForumUserName FIX WAS ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2012 V6 105,000 TX, USA MT Raveonl TF0870 Y ChrisFu Fluid Change 2012 V6 40,000 CA, USA AT Porsche OEM Y Steph280 Fluid Change 2011 CTT 93,700 IL, USA AT Ravenol TF0870 Y pastorom Fluid Change 2012 CTT 72,000 NJ USA AT Porsche - 63 Y deilenberger Fluid Change 2012 CTT 45,300 MD USA AT Porsche OEM Y BweSteve New XFerCase 2011 CTT 31,000 VA, USA AT Porsche OEM Y CarGuyNVA New XFerCase (Warranty) 2011 CTT 61,000 VA, USA AT Porsche OEM Y CarGuyNVA New XFerCase (Warranty) 2013 CS 30,000 London GB ? Porsche OEM Y Greenwich07 New XFerCase (Warranty) Note that the bottom 4 did not get the oil changed to see if that would fix the cases - they were warranty cases (CPO) so they just got new XFerCases per CPO warranty.
  10. Persist. Mine was reluctant at first also. Dunno why. Eventually it "took".
  11. I reset mine to 0 when I changed the oil. I should check it again and see how it's changed. If you buy the ICarScan - to reset the TC oil use/wear numbers - the engine can't be running, but the ignition must be on. That fooled me for a bit. Got a communications error message when I went to reset it. Once I turned the engine off (leaving ignition on) - it reported "Success" - and the numbers were reset. I'd also love to see other people's numbers before changing -- especially anyone experiencing problems.
  12. It's Don Eilenberger.. Basically http://www.obd2tool.com/goods-5052-Launch+X431+iCarScan+Bluetooth+Diagnostic+Scanner+for+Android.html - although I ordered mine over a year ago. I'm using the Android based software. I haven't heard from anyone trying to use the iPhone based software yet. As far as the Porsche version - whatever was the latest download.
  13. New column added: Year Model Mileage Location AT/MT Fluid Remedy ForumUserName FIX WAS ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2012 V6 105,000 TX, USA MT Raveonl TF0870 Y ChrisFu Fluid Change 2012 V6 40,000 CA, USA AT Porsche OEM Y Steph280 Fluid Change 2011 CTT 93,700 IL, USA AT Ravenol TF0870 Y pastorom Fluid Change 2012 CTT 72,000 NJ USA AT Porsche - 63 Y deilenberger Fluid Change 2012 CTT 45,300 MD USA AT Porsche OEM Y BweSteve New XFerCase Please use this format going forward.
  14. Creating a new column - with two options: "Fluid Change" or "New XFerCase" That should clear things up a bit..
  15. Steve - the list above is of Cayennes where new fluid was installed in the transfer case - and if it improved ("Remedy") operation. I'm sure your new TC has new fluid in it - but we can't attribute it's good behavior to the fluid alone.. :)