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  • Present cars
    2006 Cayenne Tiptronic S
    2007 A4 3.2 TQMS
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    2002 Carrera 4 S Cabrio
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    2000 A4
    1991 GT Mustang
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    1979 930
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  1. Unfortunately, brake caliper bolt repairs use the largest heli coil and time sert, so no can do.
  2. Doing the front brakes on my 2006 V6 Cayenne with 205k mi. the caliper bolts on the driver side took a lot of strength to lean on a breaker bar to get them out. Both holes needed to be re-tapped. On the top hole the threads came out with the bolt. On the bottom hole I was able to re-thread the hole with a tap and it holds the full torque of 200 ft. lbs. On the top Hole I couldn’t re-thread it so I went with a time set kit. Unfortunately, the time sent is a little loose in the hole. Obviously, I screwed up. What can I do other than replacing the whole knuckle? I don’t know how to weld. I was thinking of cleaning everything up with denatured alcohol and trying JB Weld to hold/weld in the time sert, but I am unsure if that will work. I can pick up a knuckle off flea bay, but that means I need access to a press, which I don’t have. I can’t drive anymore due to medical reasons, but my son could use the car for the winter instead of his GTI which is a sled in the snow. My son can’t wrench to save his life. Yes I know about anti-seize, and I thought I used it. The caliper bolts on the other side of the car came out without damaging the threads, maybe I forgot yo put anti-seize on the caliper bolts on this side. Either way, I need help. The stealer will want around $500 for the knuckle, and probably another $800-$1000 for labor. Then there are the parts they will say that they have to replace to do the job to their specifications. I expect them to do press in a new wheel bearing as they should. That’s a lot of money to put into a car that’s almost 14 years old considering that if it gets into an accident the insurance company will total it and give me next to nothing, and I just put new front discs and rotors on the car. Suggestions?
  3. Ok, I started squeezing it like a teet on a cow and water broke through. Now anyone readiy this post knows where it is.
  4. My passenger/right side sunroof drain is filled with water. I’ve tried the Weedwhacker line twisting spinning with the Terrel etc. have gotten past depends into the connector but then hit a wall. I’d like to go from the firewall up to the top with the sunroof training starts but I can’t find out where it is in the firewall. It looks like it should be that nipple in the bottom photo, but there is no hole in it for the water to exit. I really need to find this and be done with it already. I tracked it from the bottom of the eight pill or two behind the fuse box but after that my fat hands can’t reach it to follow it anymore.
  5. ... and if I start running short of wire what kind of wire do I solder in to replace it?
  6. Checked all the fuses, but will look at thise other spliced wires. The strands of the black wires in the picture when cut back are very grey.
  7. ... and how do you remove the 433 relay under the seat? I want to test it without breaking it.
  8. 2006 V6 Cayenne 100k mi. My car died at the train station but my son was able to jump start me. I drove the car home and it hasn’t started since. That was May. I did a lot of reading on the forum and I pulled up the drivers carpet and the padding was wet, so I unwrapped the wire bundle, opened all the doors and windows, disconnected the battery, hung the carpet from the steering wheel and let Mother Nature dry the car out. The ends of the spliced wires were heavily corroded so I cut them back a little and rejoined them. After doing the wires my brake proportioning and lock fault messages disappeared. The lights, radio, a/c all work, but I hear nothing else- silence from my dead car. I checked all the fuses- right and left sides, and under the hood. The ground connection is fine. The 5A fuse under the driver seat is fine as well. The car didn’t start so I hooked up the Durametric: Vehicle Electrical System- 907 fault. Gateway- 532, 1314, 1321 So, I pulled the battery and the parts store exchanged it because it had a dead cell. It was getting dark out, and dinner was getting cold, but I put the battery in place and connected the cables. Lights, radio, a/c all work, but car still doesn’t start. No bad starter sounds, nothing. I can shift into neutral like normal. I cleaned up the cowl area and the drains are now clearer, checked my A/C drain and it’s clear. The passenger front sunroof drain has some water in it and I cannot pass a line from my weed trimmer/whacked all the way through- I took off the wheel and removed the wheel liner for full access. I tried sucking out any blockage with my shop vac to no avail. 2006 V6 Cayenne
  9. What do you have to do for the mute and scan? I don’t have Bose or a PCM and I am the original owner so it wasn’t changed. How does the Scosche dah kit look? I’m also looking at the AVIC-8201NEX. Which backup camera did you get? Where did you mount it? Does it have dynamic lines for parking? Do you have a picture(s) of the install of the head unit and camera mount? I’d appreciate seeing it. Thanks!
  10. I’m going to start by Isolating the left from the right and take it from there. I will post when I solve the problem.
  11. i went to go figure out why the button on the rear glass doesn’t work, and once I took the cover off I saw both wires broken. Rear hatch does open with key fob. Remove wiper and unit and then what? It looks like the wire broke really short, but I can’t tell for sure untilI get the rear wiper off the shaft and then remove the nuts on the unit inside? Am I close? What if the wire is broken at the actuator? And how the heck do you get that particular wire connector apart??? thanks.
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