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Everything posted by thomasshawn

  1. one of the carbon suppliers, I forget which one macarbon or guy out of Europe. have a good tutorial. basically you melt the weld with soldering iron and replace with a screw, washer and nut. check YouTube or search for carbon inserts and tlook at their replacement instructions
  2. pull headlights. that's the common thread. easy to do, takes less than 5 minutes combined.
  3. my initial suggestion would be since you have the other seat, disconnect motor, and swap it to the new seat. see if it fixes it. however thinking on it more I've rewired my seats after the plugs were removed by PO but I luckily didn't have to deal with motors but my guess, is that each motor is for a different axis of movement. so it's more likely you've got a cable or wire disconnected or crimped. I would guess fore/aft is one motor for both rails and that rail is simply not connected to the work drive?
  4. durametric shows under my AWS C102 CAN Single-Wire Operation "comfort" I noticed it first on my passenger airbag. but then after looking I found it in all the following places. hoping that something in common will help localize seat memory steering column gateway right door does this help localize in any way? I'm also seeing C141 but I assume that's because I no longer have the PCM and have an aftermarket radio. otherwise very few codes shown
  5. i'm sure you've tried this but been told that if you move the seat forward ~1 inch the light should go off. something about position tricks weight sensors
  6. maybe unrelated. I'm looking for anything but previous owner said that plug was one that was causing the issue previously. so. that's why I focused on it.
  7. I think it is. seat memory seems to be working however it doesn't move with lock and unlock and since I'm only driver I don't care much. PO told me the plug frequently came disconnected so they "fixed" it. looks like they used heat shrink to press the pins of the box to the wires of the harness. surprisingly secure except for one pin. I noticed under the passenger seat they did the same thing on the module under that seat. no plug just heat shrink over the connections. it appears they simply removed the plug and used the actual pins/connectors for that one however. those connections are actu
  8. somehow this got deleted from original post. this box is the one I'm. suspecting may be a source of my issues look at the hacked up connectors. this is under driver's seat
  9. Thank you very much I got it and replied I'll look it over when I have a bigger screen that I can zoom in on
  10. more of the story just for completeness. I just had a full paint correction done on the vehicle, and ceramic coating. I know the bumpers and hood were heavily buffed and polished. the guy I used does a lot of high-end cars including Porsche. He was aware of the issue with the bumper sensors for the airbags. I'm not 100%, but fairly certain, that after I got the vehicle back it was working correctly. Also it's not throwing the normal codes that people complain of when they've had a front sensor go out. So after the polishing but Immediately preceding this episode with the light I swapped the c
  11. 2007 Carrera turbo. cleared fault codes a few days ago. nothing has returned except C102 can single wire operation "comfort." it won't clear with durametric which to me means maybe it's a real fault. initially I had a passenger thorax code above level don't recall the exact code. but it cleared fine and hasn't returned. I'm pretty sure that was the code that PO said was coming up before and they had to take it in for repair. I have a few PCM fault codes spread around but I have pulled the PCM and replaced it with an aftermarket headunit so those are expected. Sent from
  12. If anybody could just post the picture of their plug then I could trace the wiring and make sure the plug is wired correctly that would be a good first start as well thank you
  13. checking with durametric there are no codes for the airbag. several different PCM codes but I have an aftermarket radio in place so I expect those to be there. the light does go off when someone sits there at baseline with car running the weight class is 1. and the light is on. when i jump into the passenger seat it looks like the pic i included. weight class 3. and the light is now off. so it is working but the baseline s incorrect
  14. my POSIP module was "repaired" by Porsche service under the previous owner. this is what they felt was appropriate? basically they heat shrinked the plugs leads in contact with each other. currently my "passenger airbag off" light is staying on unless someone is sitting in the seat. I'm assuming it's not the whoe module but just the janky connection they attempted to make. Considering ordering a new harness which I THINK is part 997.612.688.01 but before I do that I want to see if making the better connection does in fact fix it. so I need the pin-out connections to verify correct pins.
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