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About omolddesign

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    Newport Beach, CA
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    2005 Porsche Cayenne Turbo
  1. It sounds like the micro switch. I have not taken apart the cayenne door latch off but if it is similar to the Boxter's which my Audi TT uses, the $7 micro switch goes out causing exactly the same issue. Try giving it a good clean with WD 40 just in case its merely dirt before removing.
  2. Resolved There was a missing fuse on the RH fuse box all clear and fully functioning.
  3. Interesting idea but not true according to the diagnostics, giving a high beam error. The HID's are meant to fill the gap when the bi-xenon's point up. Thanks anyway I have run diagnostics and have the following error: 02088 - Lights for Auxiliary High Beams 007 - Short to Ground - Intermittent
  4. I have not been able to get my additional high beams to come on. I have checked bulbs replaced a failing headlamp harness, replaced the broken mounting bracket and tested contacts. I examined the headlight unit and discovered the additional lamps are not controlled by the ballast. I tested the corresponding terminals but got no voltage terminals 5 and 7. The main lamps do lift up for high beam and the corner lamps go out but the addition halogen H7 lamps do not come on. I also pulled the 40amp fuse from the left fuse panel as I read this would reset the lights. Am I missing a relay that turn
  5. Thank you JFP, I redid the test for amps, I am starting to understand the car burns quite a few amps waking up and takes several minutes to drop from about 8 amps to .03 - .07 amps when finally asleep. I spent a full 24hr day charging the battery at first then spent the next day cleaning it with doors open car never went to sleep. I then took the battery to have it checked out, I got the ok from the store but I am starting to believe although it took charge and it was only 1-1/2 years old its amp/hr life may have been shortened. The car has been idle for some time so I think the battery has be
  6. I disconnected one by one the terminals under the seat off my newly purchased Cayenne until the battery drain went away. I had to disconnect them all including the large one I assume goes to the alternator before the voltage drain went away. It did not matter which one I reconnected the voltage drain came back. Does this mean the alternator is shorted? I have had the car running with a freshly charged battery but left overnight the battery is flat. Any ideas
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