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About dougg996

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    996 (2002)

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  1. Thanks for your response, but was wondering whether there are "Porsche approved brands" apart from its own labelled product of ATF for the 958 Cayenne since Porsche has approved a range of engine oils for different models, and in the case of the 996tt, a Shell and a Fuchs ATF?
  2. Hi Loren On a slightly different matter, are you aware of any alternative Porsche 'approved' ATF for the 958?
  3. dougg996

    996tt ATF options

    thanks again Richard that's very helpful. I did try to google availability and I didn't spot that particular supplier and will call them tomorrow. However when I went directly to Fuchs Australia they advised that they ceased importing the stuff three years ago
  4. dougg996

    996tt ATF options

    Have checked and would appear that the shell product is also unavailable. any other suggestions?
  5. dougg996

    996tt ATF options

    thanks Richard, I will look into it. how does one find out about approved suppliers for oils and fluids? Bill
  6. dougg996

    996tt ATF options

    Hi Wondering if anyone has advice on alternative ATF products for a 2003 996tt ATF change, other than the Porsche brand. The OPC here in Australia charge $50 per Litre for ATF and Fuchs Titan 3353 (which Pelican Parts say is an OEM supplier to Porsche), is no longer available.
  7. The Durametric will read transmission temp in the older 955 models but not the 958 model. I have done an ATF change on my 2011 958 Diesel and couldn't get it to work. It was confirmed by Durametric that the facility is not available on the newer model
  8. if you want to send me a PM will I will send torques etc
  9. when I did my front discs and pads I found the pins somewhat redundant if you have another pair of hands to help. Although the front calipers are big suckers, it was easy to hold the caliper clear of the disc for the few minutes its takes un screw and replace rotor. I also found that it was unnecessary to replace the clips holding the pads, if you just 'unclip and replace' one pad at a time, the clip just stays in place. that bit also can be done in a couple minutes.
  10. dougg996


    thanks for your help
  11. dougg996


    I have a 2003TT where the 'parking assist' and 'anti-dazzle' on the rear view mirror have stopped working. when I look at my fuse map the fuse locations are not listed. Can anybody tell me the location of these fuses?
  12. Is an up to date data sheet for transfer and differential fluids still available?
  13. thanks it is in my maintenance booklet, must be going blind!
  14. I have a 2011 diesel that has done 160k km. The service manual makes no mention of needing to changs the fuel filter. Anybody know whether it is correct to assume that these filters never require maintenance?
  15. I have a 2011 958 and Durametric is showing a fault code of 4807 - "Exhaust Gas Recirc.Flow Insufficient Detected Factory Fault Code 4807" anyone know what this is and what I need to do to rectify?

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