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    2012 Cayenne S
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    Tesla S
  1. Thank you Loren. Just curious where did you get this information from? 7L is the amount of oil that regular V6 engine takes. Does Turbo not add any additional oil capacity?
  2. Does anyone know how much oil goes into twin turbo V6 engine during oil chance? I assume its the same Mobile one 5-40 synthetic that other engines use. Also, I have found out durametric toolkit, which worked so well in my 2012 Cayenne S doesn't work for 2016 models to reset the maintenance cluster. Anyone has experience using FOXWELL NT530 PORSCHE DIAGNOSTIC SCANNER TOOL? Thank you, Mike
  3. Deilenberger, there are some subtle hints that these parts are made in China. That one i posted doesn't say anything about country of manufacture, but some do, and they say "from China" Secondly, a lot of items appear to be located in China, like this: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Front-Door-Window-Control-Switch-for-Porsche-Panamera-Cayenne-OEM-7PP959858MDML-/332372041228?epid=689425313&hash=item4d62eade0c:g:F68AAOSwEfBZsROM&vxp=mtr And finally, you can buy this part directly from Chinese owned Aliexpress and Alibaba: https://www.aliexpress.com/cheap/cheap
  4. update...the problem with my window control panel weren't those up/down buttons. it was a child lock button. Before ordering anything on Ebay or anywhere else , I decided to take off the control panel just to see how easy it is. Let me tell you, it is not. there are 4 metal lock clips, two on each side of the controller. you have to push all 4 in and then pull the controller up. I slid 4 Credit cards between the controller and the door panel and used credit cards to push the metal clips. I suppose you can use flat screw driver but I was afraid to damage the door panel. It took me a good hal
  5. I have 2012 Cayenne. My rear window lock button stopped working. I have to literally press it 10 times at various angles in order to lock unlock it. I don't use this button much , but its still very annoying. I saw on Ebay you can get the whole panel contol panel for about $30-$35 like this http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Front-Door-Window-Switch-For-Porsche-Panamera-Cayenne-7PP959858MDML-/281963466546?epid=2121011919&hash=item41a6550f32:g:1zgAAOSwoudW6~hw&vxp=mtr The question i have is...did anyone try using these cheap chinese parts? Do they hold up or do they fade in a
  6. When I press the button to open it or tilt up the sunroof, i hear couple of clicks from the button area, but the sunroof remains closed. Do you know what the issue might be? Your help would be greatly appreciated. 2012 Cayenne S
  7. I have a 2012 Cayenne S. It doesn't have a dash clock, which I would like to have. I see on Ebay I get get an OEM dash clock assembly with a trim panel for about $450. the question is, Is my car pre-wired for the dash clock and can I simply plug the new clock in or do I need an additional wiring harnesses, and is the center speaker going to be in the way and would need to be replaced with some other center speaker designed for a clock being there, or is it all compatible? Thank you
  8. 709 code: i'd think you have a defective or disconnected Sun sensor, which was called "Solar Sensor" in model years up to 2011. its a plastic thingy sticking out from the middle of the dash.
  9. I am about to do rear brake job for my '12 Cayenne S. Where are you getting instructions on how to do that, alldatadiy or somewhere else? My rotors appear to be OK, and have never been cut, whats is a standard practice for this car, should I replace them as well, or just replace the pads?
  10. Yey!! That was it. After retraining window works as it should. Thank you very much.
  11. My 2012 Cayenne S developed a strange power windows problem. This is happening on one of the rear windows from either button (drivers door or the button on rear door). If you hold the button to close the window on the door or if you press the button on the drivers door for one touch closing the window. The window closes all the way and then immediately opens up again to half way. The only way to close it is to either close it inch by inch, crawling up the the top or by pulling the window up while it tries to close with both hands on both side of the window. This is pretty annoying. It started
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