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rb101 replied to MPSIII's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Try to crank it with the accelerator floored.
rb101 replied to 355Aloha's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Have you taken it out and cleaned it with some carb cleaner?
rb101 replied to Hilux2400's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Is it a squeak or a groan? My lower control arms can made a groan when they went bad. Try pushing down on the suspension on each corner and see if you can isolate the noise.
I had some thin foam (forgot where it came from) and I just used some 3m spray adhesive to apply it to both sides of the door. Worked fine, no issues after 6 months.
rb101 replied to rb101's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Oh, I'm not. Since it's not throwing any codes, I plan on replacing relays. If random hard starts still, persist, I'll swap the cam hall sensors. Cheapest I can find Bosch (W0133-1809340) are about $130 each and Beck Arnley (83-05128616) for $77 each
rb101 replied to rb101's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)It's has happened both hot and cold. The fuel filter was replaced 40K ago. I'm going to replace the fuel pump relay. It's a cheap part to replace.
rb101 posted a topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)All, About three weeks ago, I arrived home and then needed to move my car in the driveway(5 minutes). The engine turned over as normal, but didn't instantly start up as usual. After about 4 long start attempts, I held the throttle to the floor and it started after a longer then usual cranking. I move the car, shut down and it started like normal. I decided that the crank sensor must be failing and getting a heat soak. I replaced the sensor (car has 150K miles). No issues for two weeks, then yesterday afternoon after work, it happened again. Normal cranking speed, but it didn't actually start up until I held the throttle to the floor. Then it happened again this morning. I have no error codes on the ECU. I can't find anything in the forums. Has anyone had a problem like this? Thanks Rick 99 996C4
rb101 replied to steve20186's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)When you say "rollers" are you talking about the two idlers and one tensioner pulleys? Yes, I replaced the idler and tensioner bearings. All are the same size.
rb101 replied to steve20186's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)I just replaced after market one after 48K of use, the bearing were worn out and the seal was leaking. Get one from the dealer Suncoast or Sunset. I also replaced all the bearing in the rollers too as they most likely were the original @ 150K. They are 5202-2RS, 5202-ZZ Double Row Ball Bearings, 15x35x15.9. Just pressed the old and and new in.
rb101 replied to jaekormtb's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)I replaced my bearing @ 105K (and a bunch of other stuff, chain guides/tensioners/tensioners pads/water pump/AOS), I pulled the seals and cleaned all the oil out, it runs smoothly, but without the seals the cages rattle. I now have 45K more miles on the LNE and happy I replaced it almost 4 years ago.
Why did you not disconnect the harness from the back of the airbag?
I just use big sockets to drive most seals back in. Just have to take your time and make sure they go in straight
rb101 replied to wesley_817's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)have you pulled the plug on #6? If it looks ok, swap with with #5
Is there a reason you are keeping the transmission other then for a differential? Is the torque not flat line from 0 to 8K rpms?
rb101 replied to gary996's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)"intermediate control valve", never heard of such a thing on a 996 engine. There is a intermittent shaft, that has a bearing that can fail. But that will not cause scored cylinders from lack of oil. Follow Wvicar advice and have it towed to a compendent shop.