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  2. Just tell them you have swapped clusters, they should be able to take it from there.
  3. Get the car scanned with a Porsche specific scan tool (Durametric or PIWIS), the system stores the last 10 alarm faults and will point you to the problem.
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  5. 97 boxster all stock. I used my key to unlock the car and now I got problems.... I am not sure but I think this is the part that needs to be replaced. I am getting two beeps and sometimes one. I fixed the center lock when I fixed the stick shift. I thought maybe the center glove box might be contributing to the problem but it is not. I am not sure if I need this: 1997 Porsche Boxster Base Convertible - Electrical - Switches, Motors, Relays, Fuses & Wiring - Door Switches, HVAC Motors, Relays, and Switches, Starters, Window Motors and Relays WWW.PELICANPARTS.COM Switches, Motors, Relays, Fuses & Wiring for 1997 Porsche Boxster Base Convertible: Door Switches, HVAC Motors, Relays, and Switches, Starters, Window Motors and Relays or This: 1997 Porsche Boxster Base Convertible - Electrical - Switches, Motors, Relays, Fuses & Wiring - Door Switches, HVAC Motors, Relays, and Switches, Starters, Window Motors and Relays WWW.PELICANPARTS.COM Switches, Motors, Relays, Fuses & Wiring for 1997 Porsche Boxster Base Convertible: Door Switches, HVAC Motors, Relays, and Switches, Starters, Window Motors and Relays
  6. I would use a working bulb in the one that is not working....it is too much of a pain finding a meter. Your best tool is a bulb that works. =D
  7. I used a tiny drill to remove the tabs. I bought new ones from the dealership. When they are installed I found it impossible to extract. Once the plastic is gone and you have not damaged the hole (use a much smaller bit), putting new ones was quite simple. I skuffed up the first one trying to be gentle. It is plastic just work it that...takes seconds.
  8. Just for clarification what do I need to ask them to do? v
  9. Need a lot more info. If I have to guess, someone put a stock 3.6 engine into the '99. If so, the 3.6 has variocam+ that the '99 DME would not be able to control.
  10. Hard to know without knowing about the car. Sent from my ONEPLUS A3000 using Tapatalk
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  12. Hello is just purchased a 1999 911 with a partial conversion of 3.6 upgrade. The car runs amazing but lacks the power you would exspect. So is replacing the wire harness and computer my only option? Than you!
  13. Any Porsche shop with one of those tools. You do not need IPAS codes for a cluster change.
  14. Thank you - appreciated - parts outlet has confirmed this also regards neil
  15. I'm guessing that silence is a "no". As I couldn't fix it either, I picked up a replacement gateway from ebay for $30. Will fit it on arrival.
  16. Hi, I have a 2000 carrera 4 cab, with 49k miles - my light blinks slowly ( even when cold) - coolant level fine. thoughts?' I have anew resavoir cap on order - looking for a coolant sensor - struggling to locate a part number? Without taking the old one out
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  18. Definitely not a dumb question... I know if you have a 2-seater then you still qualify for 3+ carpool lanes when driving with 2 occupants. Ultimately you'd run at 3+ to qualify for the more restricted HOV access requiring 3 or more occupants. Most HOV are 2+ so you're fine with that setting in those circumstances. One additional item to be aware of is tolls allowing non-HOV use for a fee; use the Mylar bag to prevent getting "dinged" on these for those running the original toll tag. (Seems like the "Flex" version is meant to prevent this.) Finally - keep an eye on your Fastrak statement as CalTrans uses license plate readers and I've had multiple charges resulting from a misread glitch. You can always contact Fastrak customer service for any problems and they've been great in my experiences. You don't need to have your toll tag to use your Fastrak account either as long as your license plate is listed on your account. (Vehicles can be added / deleted through your online account or over the phone.) I have had over 20 vehicles on my account and didn't want to pay the security deposit for toll tags > 3 or whatever the limit was. Also works for rental vehicles - call Fastrak and provide the license plate to them with the time frame you'll have the car. FasTrak WWW.BAYAREAFASTRAK.ORG
  19. Hi Loren, What actually needs to be programmed and who can do it? Also, I do not have the key codes that come original w car...are they needed to reprogram? thanks v
  20. Yes, programming with a PST2 or PIWIS must be done whenever you change an instrument cluster.
  21. Hi, Thanks for that thread, will give it a try. Seems no additional reprogramming was needed on the earlier MY's. Do you remember if you had to reprogram anything using a PWIS or PS2? thanks again v
  22. My wife and I did that swap with her 2001 base Boxster about... geez, 12 years ago. She really wanted an oil pressure gauge. :-) I picked one up off of Ebay for $160. We then took it over to our local instrument cluster shop (which worked on VDO) and had them change the odometer. They didn't give us much of an issue about it, since we actually added 20,000 miles to it so it'd match our current Boxster mileage. Then I came home from work one day, and the garage door was open, and my wife had the dash taken apart, the old cluster out, and was fashioning space for the new cluster into the housing with a dremel! She had bits of plastic all over her. It's one of those times when you just KNOW you married the right girl! My understanding is that the Boxster clusters differ, so for a 1999 the xfer might not work. Here's an old thread discussing it:
  23. "My passenger side door lock is acting up. The car has been giving the characteristic 'double-honk' when locking and unlocking for a while and the window doesn't stay down the tiny bit it's supposed to when the door is open. It was on the list to fix this month. Shortly before the engine started cutting out, the 'double-honk' started sounding while driving and often. Could the problem be alarm/lock related? " I am currently going through this process. I can tell you what I have learned so far. The ' lock followed by a double honk followed by the locks unlocking' is a symptom that a door locked sense switch is malfunctioning. Supposedly a durametric diagnosis would point to the door with a malfunction. There are 3 (or maybe 4 I don't recall the exact number) additional microswitches in the door lock assembly that sense if the handle if pulled up (tells the window to drop down (5mm?), a lock/unlock sense switch, and...I forget the others at the moment. The 'shotgun' approach to solving the problem is to buy the door lock assembly....$300 from pelican. Depending on your model year, there are 'Volkswagen equivalent' door lock mechanisms that sell for about $150ish. The trick is finding the part number cross from the Porsche number to the VW number. There is the used door latch mechanism approach that goes for $50-100 depending on the recycler. Finally there is the DIY disassembly the door latch and replace all the microswitches yourself approach. You can find information in all of these on this forum and other Porsche and even Volkswagen and Audi forums. Be prepared to spend a lot of time googling to get a clearer picture of things. I have a posting in this forum where a fellow outline the problem and included pictures - search under my user name. Personally, I am going to disassembly my door latch assembly in the next 1-2 weeks and determine the part number of the existing and suitable replacement switches. There is nothing special about them. They are supplied by Cherry Switch and Burgess (Johnson switch). I personally refuse to spend $600 on two door latches when I can rebuild them for no more than $50 worth of parts and 2-4 hrs of my time. BTW, there is a 'trick' to lock the car with the symptoms you describe. Close all the doors and manually lock the car and after you hear the locks energize, turn the key to the lock position 3 times very quickly. This is emergency procedure to lock the vehicle. It basically signals the control module to override/ignore the door open switch and keep the locks closed. You may be able to hit the lock on the key FOB 3 times to have the same effect-it did not work on my 97 boxster. Good luck J
  24. Yes, the control unit got wet a few years ago, but I dried it out and was able to clean it up. It has been dry now for 3 years. The control unit has been working fine up to now. Do you think a Porsche dealer or independent shop would be able to diagnosis this problem with more sophisticated software?
  25. I have the same problem but it is in the rear and thought it was the lower control arm. I changed it. Same. I am going to change out the control arm link. As for front stabilization my 986 does have vibration at high speeds so I will add new sway bar bushings and both drop links. On my truck a sway bar link was bad but I could not see it from inside the assembly. Once I changed the link all the vibration stopped. I noticed that much of my problem in the 986 seems to occur at low speed in the rear so it might be your drop links. That sway bar has a great deal to do with stability and vibration seems to point it out if it is coming from one side. I am going with the bushing mainly because it is the entire front end.
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