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About Nutbutt

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    Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
  • Porsche Club
  • Present cars
    2009 997 C2S; 2011 Camaro RS; 2008 Nissan Frontier
  • Former cars
    1985 911 Targa

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  1. I have this for my 911, it is good for resetting maintenance and obd functions. If that's what you are looking for this works well.
  2. Hi could you send the youtube link to the cigar power solution .  Thanks Simon

  3. Yes ! Took the whole socket out and in the bottom of the socket there is a wire that goes from one side of the center to the other. It is a fusable wire. Makes sense since the lighter is powered around the whole insert and inserts are powered halfway up the socket. Uncrimpted the fuse link from the socket then got a new piece out of a junk VW. Works great ! There is a YouTube on this so I can't take credit. I'll post the link tonight. Thanks everyone !
  4. Pulled the fuse and cleaned the center connection if there was and corrosion. Still no power. Feels like the connection is getting all the way down.
  5. Was traveling in my 997.2 the other day and I tried to use the compressor to fill a bike tire. Plugged in the air compressor to the lighter socket and it would not power on. I thought maybe I blew a fuse but I tried the lighter and it heats up red hot. Then I tried the compressor in the AUX power port in the passenger and that didn't work either ??? Swapped in a new fuse in the F8 position and still the compressor didn't work. I know the compressor works just fine in my Subaru. Any suggestions ??
  6. So the plot thickens ! I got a call from the dealership asking how my car was. I told them of the oil overfill issue I had and that I ended up changing the oil. I told them I was not very happy with their dealership service dept. that cost me an oil change. From what he told me was that I shouldn't had to change the oil. The oil indicator gauge would have been flashing if it was truly over filled and that the top block on the gauge lit will not harm the engine. So has anyone with a 2009 997.2 agree with this ?? Or is this an inexperienced person telling me this ? They are supposedly sending me a free oil change a for my local dealer.
  7. Yes I quickly came to the same conclusion and ended up doing a full oil change this past weekend. This had to be the easiest oil change of any car I have ever owned even my 85 911. I did look in the service record a day later and it has a record of an oil change less than 100 miles ago. Recorded by a Porsche dealer ! Looks like they were not paying attention. Glad they are no where near me and I'll be doing my own anyway. Better safe than sorry !
  8. Boogles my mind how the dealer just told me it is ok and will burn off in time. :( I'm going to warm up the engine then remove the oil filter to see if it drops out of the overfill block.
  9. Thanks, since the car supposedly had an oil change before it was delivered and I know this dealer has a Porsche dealership I am hoping it's not much over. If they were close I would bring it back but they are about 125 miles away. I guess I'll be removing the oil filter and see if that works. I hope it won't be too messy.
  10. I know this is an old thread but I just had a 2009 997.2 cab delivered and after about 80 miles the check oil message comes on and when I check the oil it is overfilled. Has anyone removed the filter to remove oil or is there another way besides the obvious drain plug ? I can't believe these guys overfilled it.
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