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  1. thanks very much for your replys. have found that it has parts of a turbo fuel system and carrera 4 fuel system fitted ! have got the correct pump for a returnless system on order thanks again simon
  2. thanks for your replys . i have found that on model year 2002 the fuel system was changed from a return line system to a non return line system. this car looks like its been messed about with ! found a bolt jubilee clamped into a cut off fuel line :eek: but cant see the other end of line . the vin no is wpozzz99z2s608829 can anyone confirm which type or fuel line system this car should have ? thanks very much simon
  3. hi all i have a porsche 996 carrera 4 2002 model year manual gearbox it has a fault the longer its left the longer it cranks over before starting. checked on pst2 no faults found . when a fuel pressure test is done its showing 7 bar at idle and no residual pressure when switched off ? it also takes about 10 seconds of continual cranking to build the pressure up when cold. can anyone confirm the spec for pressure and residual pressure on this model many thanks simon
  4. thanks loren where is the best place to buy a 996 service manual ? is this sort of thing in the bentley manuals ? thanks simon
  5. hi loren to be honest i didnt even see safety code in actual values . i will get car back and try that thanks very much simon
  6. hi all i am trying to calibrate the steering angle sensor on my friends 996 2001 year car using a pst2 but it comes up with enter code 0000 ? can any of you guys tell me is this code available or is it a trip to the dealer ? any help much appreciated. thanks simon
  7. hi all carrera 3.2 1987 year model the engine is in need of a rebuild the vehicle has done 136,000 miles and is burning oil a bit and fouling the plugs up . can anyone advize me on whether the bottom end will need doing as well ? it has good oil pressure and no rumbles ! so i was hoping to get away with valve guides / rings basically a top end rebuild any suggestions or thoughts greatly recieved thanks simon
  8. hi bruce if you lift off pedal still wont change simon
  9. its strange after i fitted tip ecu went on road test and it changed up into fifth , but after approx 5 minutes stopped going into 5th gear again when into auto mode . however when put into tip mode will select 5th no problem . put it back to auto and as soon as it changes down to fourth when slowing down it will not go back into 5th. <_< yours very puzzled simon
  10. hi all fitted tiptronic ecu and.......... exactly the same :o . thinking fault in autobox now ??. any suggestions very much appreciated simon
  11. thanks all for your input . i have another tip ecu and will be trying it at weekend keep you posted simon
  12. thanks for reply will change master and let you know outcome thanks simon
  13. hi all thanks for your replies . today flushed the box through with clean oil and checked level. went out on road test all was fine selecting 5th gear ok until i selected tip mode !! would not go into tip mode so switched ignition off then back on then it would select tip and auto. tip worked fine but in auto wont change into 5th again under any conditions except when in auto and 4th if you put it into tip and select 5th then go back to auto it stays in 5th !!! until it changes down as you slow down . cant see reset adaptions or kickdown on pst2 [ver 24 software] its a 2.5 not a 2.7 sorry .
  14. hi all have a fault on a carrera 3.2 with g50 gearbox . very intermittently clutch pedal sticks down low until you pull it back up then its ok again for a week or so.. cant see any fluid leaks from master/slave cylinders . all looks clean around pedal area . thinking poss master cylinder fault . any input greatly recieved thanks simon
  15. hi all have a boxster 1997 2.7 tiptronic with a strange fault . the gearbox works fine in tiptronic mode but when left in auto will not change up into 5th gear ?? just sits there at 7000rpm and wont change up . car been checked on pst2 no faults stored in any systems any help much appreciated thanks simon
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