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  3. I concur with JFP. A smoke test is in order. Could be your evap canister has cracked due to age/mileage.
  4. No, don't have Durametric or any other tester. What is e-gas?
  5. Hi, the car was in a heated garage in a room temperature. So it is completely dry. We did, however, clean the floor mats with wet carpet cleaner. That thing has strong vacuum and do not leave the carpets really wet. No sings of rodent. When cranking rev counter rose to maybe 100 rpm. I guess my car was build in Germany - but not really studied the case
  6. So I've unsuccessfully been looking for a pic of how a carpet-less 986 looks like, but no luck. I.e., I'd appreciate if someone could give me a pointer. Besides, I''m also looking for a pic of how a stripped down (fully exposed) brake handle looks like -- without all the plastic. I just got those aluminum race floor-panels that I'm debating whether to install, in lieu of my soaked & stinky carpets, or not: (Btw, if anyone in SF bay area knows how to reset an immobilizer, please p.m. me) -- peer
  7. I just picked up a 2011 Cayenne S with faulty air suspension. I got it with the bladders fully deflated and assumed there was a leak, after jumping the pins on the compressor the suspension was able to air back up. I checked to make sure the 40 A fuse wasn't blown, no problems there. I assume it must be a bad relay, does anyone know where it is located? I cant seem to find any info regarding the relay...
  8. I also read about the metal “burp” clip being left up while running the car . - I know drivers of track cars have been known to do this .
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  10. Hi I have a Becker CDR-220 The Serial No is 15064360 Can someone get me the code? Thanks!
  11. Just get a genuine or Pierburg (OEM). Both use composite blades.
  12. For 986 boxsters - Has anyone got or has put together a list of water/coolant pumps by brand showing which have metal and which have plastic impellers ? It would be useful as so many here are saying don’t get a replacement with metal impeller . Thanks
  13. I am loosing fuel pressure when engine is off. I have replaced both pumps and the pressure regulator. I suspect that one of the many fuel lines inside the tank is bleeding off pressure. How can I test this.
  14. The guru JFP speaks the truth. I must and will listen to this advice. 👍
  15. 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.
  16. 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 😳
  17. If the plastic has disintegrated should several coolant system flushes get pieces out ? Thanks
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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!
  21. Rusting trim is usually not a warranty issue unless the dealer wants to cover it under goodwill.
  22. 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.
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