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  1. After a 3 hour highway drive, stopped at a traffic light, vehicle jerked while stopping and ABS warning light came on. Pulled into a gas station and filled up. After filling the sequence is as follows: Started the vehicle ABS light came on immediately Speedometer floated up to 85 mph then slowly returned to 0 Put the vehicle in reverse then drive and it would not move Shut off vehicle and waited a minute Started the vehicle No ABS light Speedometer registered 0 Put vehicle in reverse backed out and drove away normally. Tw
  2. Loren, thanks for the quick reply. One other time I had an issue that I could not find information on a code, Durametric transposed the numbers. By chance can your list of codes be sorted by system? If so can you send or post the tiptronic shifter codes? If not I won't worry about it.
  3. While checking another issue I checked all systems for error codes and found Error Code 1749- Tiptronic switch on steering wheel down under Steering Wheel Electronics using Durametric Software. Steering wheel shift switches are working fine. I've tried to erase the code to see if it comes back, but it doesn't erase. I have researched it and don’t seem to find anyone that has posted about this error code. Anyone seen this issue/error code before or have any recommendations? Thanks in advance for any recommendations.
  4. I had the same problem on my 09 Cayenne S when the vehicle was still under warranty. It would randomly activate the alarm when I would lock the doors. According to the dealer they replace the alarm control module. It took two visits to the dealer for them to figure it out but once they changed the control module the problem went away.
  5. I have been getting oil seepage around my Oil Cooler Heat Exchanger which is getting worse. From the manual I see there are two seals between the heat exchanger and the oil pan that could be causing the problem. I searched the forum and don't see any threads on the topic. Has anyone else had leakage around the oil cooler heat exchanger and if so what was the fix? Before I replaced the seals, I thought I would put it out there for input. Dave T
  6. The intake socket does not need to be replaced unless you damage it taking it out. I am not sure of your numbers but the parts numbers for the parts I replaced were as follows; 948-106-125-01 Thermostat $72.14 List Price 948-106-533-00 Seal $6.78 List Price 948-106-124-02 Seal $6.12 List price 948-106-707-00 O ring Seal $11.12 List price Hope this helps
  7. I removed the drain plug easily by tapping a triple square into the torx recess. No drilling. Since the aluminum is so soft a little gently tapping and the triple square sets itself securely. Not the best use of a triple square bit but it worked.
  8. Does anyone have experience on how to remove a stripped drain plug? The T50 torx head is stripped not the treads. I assume drill and screw extractor is the way but I thought I would ask. I knew the torx head wasn't in good shape and should have changed it last time. Advice to all the aluminum strips easily!
  9. Glad I could help. I know I have saved thousands of dollars with the help received from other on this site.
  10. You code might actually be a 0346 fault. I had a 5504 code and couldn't find anything about it and emailed durametrics and they answered very quickly that it was actually 0455 fault. Seems that the durametric programing might be transposing the codes. 0346 has to do with the cam sensor positioners. "P0346 Camshaft Position Sensor, Bank 2 - Signal Implausible Possible cause of fault - Camshaft position sensor, bank 2 faulty" from a post by Lauren http://www.renntech.org/forums/topic/31110-2007-cayenne-turbo-erratic-idle-cel/?hl=p0346#entry191845 I don't know where the sensor positioner is
  11. I don't know if it is the same for the 08 but the parts sound the same so I think it will be very similar. I did not drain the whole system. I drained about a gallon and a half into a clean bucket and reused it. I just used a water soluble lubricant. Nothing special but it was water soluable. I would stay away from anything that is petroleum based as some petroleum based lubricants can damage rubber type seals. The two biggest problems are getting the thermostat out and then putting the intake manifold back in and getting the vacuum hoses back in place expecially the one on the back of
  12. Glad the write up helped. The vacuum hoses are a challenge. I had a cracked vacuum hose which I took a while to diagnose. It has been two and a half months and no faults codes on my 09 cayenne so I think it is good to go. As you said this is a DIY. Strictly unbolting remove, replace and bolting back together. It can easily be done in 3hours the second time so I don't know how the dealer justifies around 7 hours to do the thermostat change out.
  13. Apparently the thermostat is a common problem. I used the durametric software to determined the code P8121. I brought it into the local dealer because I have an extended warranty. Dealer said the thermostat needed to be replaced but wasn't covered so I changed the thermostat myself. I don't know if they did any other tests or because it is a common problem they just knew it was the thermostat. Thermostat cost around $50 from Sunset Porsche. The sensors are a little harder to get at. I think they are on the back of the thermostat housing and the fuel manifold needs to be removed. Sorry for
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