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  3. Usually, yes. A metal impeller will do unfixable damage to the engine cases, resulting in overheating issues that cannot be fixed, as well as filling the entire cooling system with fine metal dust that is a pain to get out.
  4. I would be smoke testing the system before dropping the tank with the code you have. If you take the time or pay someone to replace a part that is not the actual issue, and before confirming the actual fault, you are going to feel pretty dumb, and we don’t want that happening 😳
  5. If the plastic has disintegrated should several coolant system flushes get pieces out ? Thanks
  6. Can you tell me the details of the company in France that has the ecu kits please as I have a need for one . Thanks
  7. Here is his post, however, unlike his issue I am able to fill the tank full of gas without any problem. Maybe it is the regenerative throttle body valve? https://rennlist.com/forums/996-forum/950027-replaced-fuel-vent-valve-now-unable-to-fill-gas-tank-2.html
  8. The gas cap is brand new and hence the woosh sound when I opened it. All the vent hoses to the canister are tight. Not sure what else to look at. Frustrating!
  9. Rusting trim is usually not a warranty issue unless the dealer wants to cover it under goodwill.
  10. Good call on checking the code by DBJoe996; the code you are seeing is for a gross tank ventilation leak, usually caused by a bad gas cap, detached or leaking vent hose on the EVAP canister or similar hose. It is not for that valve which would be a different code. Start by looking at the seal on your gas cap and looking at the hoses for the EVAP system, which do not require dropping the fuel tank.
  11. It sounds it may be the ABS pump trying to compensate. A complete braking fluid flush should help.
  12. In my case the noise is coming from the brake pads moving inside the brake calipers, it started right after I replaced my old pads with new Bosch pads that I got on Amazon.
  13. P0455 was the code. I posted about this problem awhile back on Rennlist and the other option was the throttle body regeneration valve replacement I have a good feeling that this vent valve will do the trick. It is practically hidden somewhere and I can’t find it anywhere. I have already replaced the fuel filler vent valve. Car is a 1999 C4 manual transmission with 130k on it. Need help with P0455 Code - Rennlist - Porsche Discussion Forums RENNLIST.COM 996 Forum - Need help with P0455 Code - OK, I need some help with this P0455 code that recently came up on my 1999...
  14. There has to be a procedure out there for removal and replacement in a workshop manual somewhere. I don’t want to take my wheel off unless I have to. I’ve taken the plastic cover off to get into wiring but before I go any further and do unnecessary work I’m hoping someone can help.
  15. I have just purchased a 2018 Boxster 718 and it certainly is a huge upgrade over my 2007 Boxster. I noticed the tail pipe is already rustier than the 2007 was? The car has less than 11,000 miles on it so I’m concerned. Has anyone else had this issue? Would this be covered under the factory warranty. Thanks Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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  17. I have replaced both fuel pumps. From videos I have seen it seems that if it was a bad back flow valve the loss of pressure would be slow. This loss is instant. I suspect it is a vacuum hose problem. Can someone point me in the direction of what hose it could be.
  18. 2008 Cayenne S, making noise diagnosed by mechanic as needing a new transfer case based on the noise made under hard acceleration. New transfer case ordered from Porsche late 2018. When I stopped by the dealer to check on status of the order yesterday, I was told it's on indefinite backorder. Are there any alternatives? Does a VW Touareg or Audi Q7 transfer case work exactly the same, and are they equivalent and available? So frustrating
  19. I'm bumping an old thread, as I'm considering a rebuild from EBS Racing to address cylinder scoring on my 3.4 motor. Has anyone else here had experience with an EBS Racing engine (re)build in the last few years? If so, what was included in your build and how is your motor holding up?
  20. Porsche unfortunately does not sell a lot of internal components for the rack and a new one retails north of $2700: And there never was a manual rack for this car.
  21. I have a radio from a 2007 Boxster S you can have for 50 bucks shipped Sent from my SM-N950U using Tapatalk
  22. So i noticed recently my car has been leaking on the driveway on the front driver side and decided to take a look at what it could be. I put the car on jackstands and took the wheel off and the driver side tie rod boot was wet. Took off the clamp holding it on and it spilled out some fluid. Do you know if i can just replace a seal where the tie rod enters the rack itself or do i have to get a whole new rack and pinion? Also is power steering delete a viable option and relatively easy?
  23. Hi everyone, I've had a spoiler warning lamp on since I bought my 1998 996 convertible a few years ago. As an electronics engineer, I decided I may be able to tackle this issue myself. Before starting, I have read numerous previous posts regarding this issue, and what the fixed-wing bypass harness (996 612 070 51) does. When the rear spoiler is elevated, I'm getting zero Ohms between the Grey/Brown (A2) wire and the Brown (A5) wire, as expected. This becomes open circuit when the lid is lowered. There is then zero Ohms between the Brown (A5) and the Green/Grey (A4) wires, again as expected! The switching of the brake lights works normally too, but still the warning light persists. I am wondering if there could be a corroded plug/socket further forward from the rear of the car because the one at the back is very clean and the microswitch states are normal in both positions. I'm not sure if this is a common fault, but I'm guessing it probably isn't as I can't find anything online. One thing I have noticed is that although the manual up/down wing rocker switch works, I have to keep is pressed down until the wing is down. When I try to elevate the wing manually, the switch triggers the latching function of the relays, but when the spoiler is fully up, I can still hear the motor continuing to turn and the gears slipping inside the rear mechanism. The gears will eventually strip and I'll end up with a bigger problem, so any thought on this nuance would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks, Dave
  24. PPI at Porsche dealer. Ask for LN serial number, LN can confirm when it was purchased. Also ask for old bearing, I saved mine.
  25. Get the CEL code again and post. Before you proceed, either DIY or shop, we can help you narrow this down. I certainly would want to know specifically and exactly that this is the problem before chasing ghosts and replacing parts. Also, what year and model? Other recent maintenance or problems? There are other valves and components in the evap system to consider. See here Carbon Canister WWW.AUTOATLANTA.COM
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