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  2. It has already had the waterpump, thermostat, and coolant temp sensor replaced by local shop (prior to me buying it). It seems like the large hose coming out of the thermostat is not getting hot and not filling with coolant (when the car is warmed up). I put my hand on the hose and it is hot near the thermostat but not further down the hose. Almost feels like it is full of air, I can squeeze it and there is pressure inside but doesn’t feel the same as the other large coolant hose. I tested the thermostat in boiling pot of water and verified it is opening. I can hear the fans running. Fan fuses are good. What should I check for next?
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  4. Hi I have a 2000 Porsche Boxster that I need the radio code for it’s a cdr-220 serial #x5038155 can someone please help
  5. Yesterday
  6. You may then have a problem with the radio. Either repair (Becker Autosound) or replacement.
  7. Hi Loren, Looks like a step in the right direction... But When I enter first number as soon as I release the button the second number is automatically populated by 0 Any suggestion?
  8. Hi guys, hope you can help me. I’ve a 986 with a CDR22 radio and battery went flat asking for code now. The code from from pressing the TP button o got is below plus the model: 25009587 and type 4467 need anything else to help me, much appreciated simon
  9. Not necessarily, it all depends upon how bad the rings are. A good leak down across the board would eliminate any engine issues and tell you the oil problem lies elsewhere; the question then becomes where. Easiest way to look at the turbo is to disconnect the intake side, looking for evidence of oil and check the turbo's shaft for movement side to side; there should be no play. People seem to forget the turbo's are pressure lubricated by engine oil, and if the shaft develops play, oil will leak towards the intake side due to the presence of intake vacuum on that side. If it is leaking oil, it needs to be replaced or rebuilt. A new one is going to run $3k from the dealer, or you could check locally and see who rebuilds them in your area. As you are in Jake Raby's backyard, I would call his shop and ask who they use.
  10. I am having the same issue. I have a 2003 Porsche 911 C4. I recently had the same code "tiptronic emergency run" come up on the dash. Turned the car off for a few minutes and restarted the car. I then had the same warning and the "check engine light" came on. I brought it to my Porsche garage. The removed the transmission pan, checked and cleaned the filter and changed the transmission fluid. The code then disappeared during their test drive. I picked up the car and the next day I once again got the Tiptronic Emergency Run error message and Check engine light. Any ideas. The service centre thinks it may be something to do with the throttle body housing but I am not sure. Any input would be greatly appreciated. thanks Mario
  11. Either side. All you have to do is is be able to measure the play in the Turbine Shaft.
  12. Just to clarify, you mean either the exhaust inlet or the exhaust outlet?
  13. Time Left: 2 months and 28 days

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    Looking for a useable to great condition 996 hardtop. Best would be speed yellow, but honestly color is of no importance. I live in oklahoma and have vacation coming up to drive to get it. Need one soon, at a fair price please


  14. I have an appointment with local indy to diagnose the top, we shall see in the next week or so. But now its a race as the plastic back window separated saturday, so it needs a new top, after calling around and finding out the cost of a top replacement, looks like i will possibly be manually having the top lowered, and purchasing a hardtop. Until i can budget $3,300 for a new soft top. Anyone have a hardtop lying around for sale, i got cash lol
  15. Whichever side is the easiest to get to. Look for Oil ans excessive play in the Shaft.
  16. Wouldn't I be seeing exhaust smoke (i.e., burning oil) if the rings are going? Not sure how to peek at the intake side of the turbo. Would this be looking in opening where the exhaust manifold mounts to the turbo unit? Or somewhere else? And if it gets to the point where a rebuild or replacement is necessary, who are the preferred specialists for performing a rebuild? Or am I just better off buying a reman unit and going with that? It's a stock K24 unit.
  17. Welcome to RennTech The engine compartment blower fan may have gotten something stuck in the fan, which can make one Hell of din. No true factory PSE drones, period. If a PSE is installed without all the controls, the default position is open or loud. Takes some pictures and post them, I'm willing to bet it is a cheap aftermarket unit.
  18. You could start with a leak down test to check the sealing condition of the rings. You could also take a peek at the turbo to see if it has oil inside of it on the intake side.
  19. If it's a little oil, that's normal. If there is major oil, it's a bad Turbo.
  20. While recently changing my spark plugs, I discovered about 1/4 cup of oil collected in the lower driver's side boost (pressure) hose that attaches to the intercooler. Didn't necessarily appear to be fresh, but not sure. I change my own oil, so I know with certainty that the engine has never been overfilled, at least during my ownership. Are there any diagnostic procedures I can do identify the possible culprit?
  21. Hi I need a code for a cdr22 BE6621 15001437 Thanks for your help
  22. These are low current switches last time I looked at the schematic. I wouldn't sweat trying to perfectly match the gauge of the wire. Pay more attention at making the right connections and it's always a good idea to solder and shield (i.e. heat shrink tubing) at each break in the line. The next owner would appreciate that!
  23. I have yet to lick my car and the battery is just fine. 😂
  24. Hi Renntech, First Boxster, bought it yesterday and want to iron out the niggles quickly. Any help is greatly appreciated. I will upload pictures/videos of the issues I want to address if requested. Manual 987.1 with sports exhaust. 85k miles. 1. Intake Vent on driver's side (right side, UK)(Above offside rear wheel) is very loud at startup (after being driven, not sure from cold as only just bought). It's a droning sound and you can hear the fan power down when the ignition is switched off. Sort of sounds like a leaf might be in there when powering down, but it sounds like a worn out motor when it's on full power. Not noticeable when moving from 3rd upwards, but does come back when stopping with the clutch in. Goes away after 10 mins of driving, but I want it quieter and wondering if something is just lodged or if the fan is old and needs replacing. I will record some audio for you later when possible. 2. Exhaust. This thing is LOUD. It sounds really nice after 3K RPM but in higher gear/low rev (cruising) it resonates through the cockpit and gives me a headache. It was fitted by a Porsche Specialist, was told it was a PSE, but there is no exhaust/sports/PSE button in the car. I reckon they have clamped the valves open all the time, and I do not want this. Preferably I want to control the valves with a switch, but if this is really expensive then just having the exhaust operate 'normally' is fine to open after a certain RPM. Driving it back in 6th it was a huge headache, any slight touch on the gas vibrates and makes a really deep sound which isn't particularly pleasant. I'd also like it to be more discreet in low revs/low gears. What can I do here? 3. Roof. The fabric has come out of the guide on both sides, I've read you can guide them in when you put the hood up and also DIY some elastic to keep it in place. What's the best way to do this? Many, many thanks in advance. Tip
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