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  1. OK, so its confirmed...attached light bulb harness to bank 2 (problem Bank) and revved up to 4000 or so..nothing. Put harness on bank 1 and got a light just above 2000 rpm's. So I assume its the harness or DME not getting voltage to the actuator. Next step is check continuity between 2 pin actuator connector and DME pins. If I get continuity its the DME correct? thanks for all the help...v


  2. Yes ,codes returned after the new transistor but I inadvertently removed the PC board eyelets when removing the old transistor. I got the eyelets back in and checked continuity but you never know. In any case if the light doesn't light then there's no current getting to the actuator.v


  3. Well that didn't work. Seems like the car was less sluggish.Thru cel half hr into the drive... same p1539 and others. So for the light bulb test to check the current to actuator. I have an old solenoid I can clip the connecter off attach a 5w 12v bulb(is it pos or neg specific or doesn't it matter). Then plug it into the wire side coming from dme and see if it lights. Is there a threshold as to when it lights (ie 2000 rpms)...do I drive the car or just Rev it. Can I check both sides with same connecter? thanks v


  4. Lo and behold. Well I opened up my DME and found an obvious fried Transistor, would this be the root of my problem? Hopefully!! There was another thread with the replacement part number can't seem to find it. Any help as to where to purchase the replacement transistor would be appreciated. I'll post another pic. Thanks V

     

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  5. Well I believe he said the solenoid was firing.....not too sure how he would know. If there is no active ground in the plug are you just going to ground on any part of the car to see 12v? How would you test the ground coming from DME inside the plug(connecter)? Would there be a visual inside the DME (burnt/char or smell?) Well I know its not the solenoid its new, just wondering about the transistor....that would be an easy fix rather than pulling the cam cover. Is it common for  these transitors to go?? V


  6. 99 Boxster Base...After new Bank 2 solenoid/ MAF/ AOS/Battery/Plugs/Actuator Ramps both banks,I'm right where I started CEL P1539 and some misfire codes here and there...Brought  to indie....said bent valves/actuator or timing....bailed on me....car is now at another indie. Any thoughts....car actually runs and sounds well with a little lacking in pickup. Any thoughts??


  7. Ok, I rewired my headlamp harnesses  and all my lights/ fog lights are working as they should. So new headlamp switch is not needed. I did notice the color or intensity is different between my 2 xenon low beams. I read that 1 may not be level with the other. Is this true seems to make sense being if I look into the beams at different angles they both look the same color. thanks v   


  8. 99 boxster base..When turning on the fog lamps the manual says to pull the knob to the 1st position for the fronts and 2nd position for the rear. Is the knob supposed to remain in the pulled out position, mine returns back to the normal position so essentially my fog lights only stay on when holding the knob...Just confirming I need a new lamp switch thanks v

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