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    PCGB (Porsche Club Great Britain)
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    Porsche 997.1 2006

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  1. What version of the Durametric software did you purchase and why cant you do the things that you thought that you would be able to?
  2. Well mine is a Turbo S with the Bose system but no spare wheel, so you could fit the auxiliary battery and keep the Bose if you wanted. I don't really see the benefit of auxiliary battery as it currently stands because it's still running flat after 4-5 weeks of inactivity. I will try the plastic key trick to see if it will still start off the aux battery at the end of this month as the main voltage is presently sitting at 10.42v so it ain't gonna start off that one. Would you be able to provide any details on the kill switch and photo of how you fo haver it fitted? Any help to allow me to purchase one and the other parts required that I know will already fit would be great. Thanx
  3. I actually replaced both batteries last year, my problem is that I leave this car parked for weeks on end and usually get the low battery message from tube tracker system around 7-8 weeks. At the same time I did install a 100w solar panel and charge controller that goes to both front and rear batteries, but as I'm parked in a connected car park the panel can only get limited sunlight. (I prop the solar panel up in the front window and park facing south). This increases the time to a flat battery by another 4 weeks in summer time. After normal driving I see that the battery voltages measure 12.2 volt on the front battery and 12.4 volt on the rear battery. Is this normal 'fully charged ' status from the engine alternator? I have contemplated trying to install a master battery 'kill switch' so that all power would be disconnected as a last attempt to have full battery when I return to the vehicle, but I'm not sure where in the system such a switch would be installed.....would under the drivers seat have a place to disconnect both batteries? As the auxiliary battery setup seems to be two isolated power systems, it would I have to fit two kill switches? By 'kill switch' I mean the single pole battery isolators that they use in some motor sports. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  4. Hi bigbazuki, I don't have a dummy plastic key, but I do have a metal dummy key that I had cut locally. So that key does not have the security chip. Would that key act and work like the Porsche plastic dummy key? I have dual batteries and the KESSY systems installed. Also do you have any test procedure for the dual battery system and change over relay etc? Thanx.
  5. Ok there is a pressure valve in the jet carrier. That's what stops the fluid from draining out. I tried to dismantle the old unit but was unable to get it apart.....so I purchased a new OPC item and all is now well Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  6. I had a blocked right hand head light washer jet, so I replaced it. But now the water from the washer bottle keeps draining out through the new nozzle. Is there supposed to be some check valve in the jet carrier part that bolts behind the front bumper/spoiler? If I re fit the old blocked jet nozzle jet the leak stops and also they're is no leak from the left hand washer jet nozzle which is working. A replacement jet carrier is £52 ($75) so I wanted to be sure this is the problem before I order. Thanx for any advice
  7. According to this app https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.trentapps.cel that code is: Porsche P0441 Evaporative Emission Control System Incorrect Purge flow I seem to remember that there is a breather filter system on top of the fuel tank that you can access from under the rear seats. If the purging system is blocked maybe this make the car run rich and that might cause your misfire codes......? Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  8. Why not use the cigarette lighter socket and apply a 12v supply before changing the battery? Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  9. For those of you that have already drained this oil collection point, could you comment if it might be possible to install a drain tap at that point to make repeat drains later on? Or do you feel the effort of that modification would outweigh the actual task of removing the pipe and draining each time it's required? Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  10. Do you have the dual battery system? One under the driver's seat and if you have the auxiliary battery then it will be in the trunk under the Bose subwoofer. If you have the auxiliary battery that it's the default starting battery while the one under driver's seat if for electrical system but can be used by the car system for starting if the one in trunk goes flat. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  11. I would suggest that first you pop out the headlamp unit and clean the connector on the back of the headlamp. These are prone to poor connections. Some WD 40 would help here. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  12. Nice looking kit, can you share the item number or more details on where you purchased the test kit from? Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  13. Hi, Porsche service intervals are based on either fixed mileage or two yearly period. Check your handbook for the service chart and then your mileage and service book stamps. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  14. Thanx for the confirmation, would you have the test procedure for the battery change over relay or anything else for cars fitted with the additional battery? Thanx if you can help.
  15. I hadn't trouble shot this problem yet, but I did make a modification to the system by installing a dual battery solar charger! Using a 60w solar panel. The system has a display that now showed both battery voltages, which help to identify possible other issues. As the battery under driver's seat never seems to charge above 12.6v and the rear trunk battery at 13.2v. When the engine is running the voltages of both show 13.8v I'm leaning towards the battery change over relay or fuses issue and possibly something that is making a heavy demand on battery power when the car is parked........ Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
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