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dammad

Immobilizer examination

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I had some water intrusion from clogged cab drains during the crazy heavy CA rains. So I thought I'd take the seat out and examine the under seat modules (park assist and immo) while it is dry here. I haven't seen any instructions on removal but it comes apart pretty much as a 997.1 or 996. The immobilizer module is, of course, different, so I'm wondering for any input on:

- is there an order to removing the connectors to the immobilizer? On the 996 is was black 1st then Blue, but this has 2 black plugs and 1 brown.

- is it 'safe' to open the immobilizer box (battery is disconnected already etc.)? I don't want it to think I'm tampering with it or something.

 

Dammad

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Quick update. There's no problem in removing or opening the 997.2 immobilizer. I unplugged black then brown and all worked fine. The immo is about a centimeter above the floor under the seat so there's some buffer in case of water incursions.

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