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  1. You're right, man, what I was thinking of ! As a matter of fact, I was going to blame Windows, but I don't know what kind of o.s. these ecu's run :lol: I hope it is not such kind of problems, but hey, they could just release a patch! Seriously, I heard than Mercedes-Benz for instance is having many problems in their cars related with the software.
  2. Alright! Now we're already 3 with too much imagination :) . Can't be. There must be something, subtle, but real. I accidentaly did more than 1 minute ignition without starting (I was playing with the speed limit setting). After that I felt the car was running better :huh: . This was before Nick_USA pointed out the problem with the battery disconnection. When he mentioned it, I though it could be a good explanation. I still think there could be a software problem (I'm a software developer :)... ), but it is still difficult to assert.
  3. That really explains some things! Should I repeat the battery disconnection-reconnection process?, or it should have learnt the correct settings by now? I usually do not wait that long before startup. And doesn't misfire negatively affect the catalytic converters, getting some unburnt fuel into them?
  4. Yes, the paintwork appears to be a failed subject in some dealers. Mine told me that they'd just hired a new paint team... I think I'm not brave enough to take the car and try them to fix the swirls. I'm completely sure they will end up ruining the paint. Since mine look like quite light (the swirl marks) I think I'll made them disappear with careful polishing (we'll see).
  5. Thanks for the reply White987S. As for the break-in period, I'm strictly respecting it. No excursions above 4200 rpm at all (I bought the Porsche to keep it and take care of it for many years :-). I don't know if the guys at the shop abused it while testing the airbag switch (I hope not). The car has about 1000 miles now. The thing is that even driving in low revs, 5th gear on mountain roads, the engine response was quite satisfactory with just a touch on the gas pedal. Now it is not the same.
  6. Hello everybody, I'm new to the forum so I apologize beforhand if this topic has been covered already. I have a 2006 Boxster S, manual transmission. I took it to the dealer for the passenger airbag disconnection switch to be installed, with no more than 400 miles in the car. When I picked up, the first thing I notice was a too shaky idle. I though this might be due to not running the car for about a week, but I tipically drive it on weekends so that can't be a reason. Ok, idle smoothened after warming up, but the exhaust sound was a bit different. Then I started to drive it and I perceived s
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