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Good point. But would that produce the complained of noise? I still love Mysterious Porsche Mysteries.
Did you wash up into the undercarriage with car up on rack and wheels off? my guess is accumulated road salt. J'espère que vous comprendrez.
judgejon started following Low fuel light flashes even when full, Front suspension 996 4S with high corrosion, Strange noise behind clutch pedal - gerbil wheel / flushing fluid sound and and 3 others
Very weird, but possible if car driven in cold country with rock salt on roads for melting ice. Where are you located? Ever hose off underneath chassis and up into suspension? That said, not sure if water from garden hose would even get up in there. High pressure hose with car up on rack maybe. Good luck with all this...better stay off the track until replacement accomplished.
Right on re sound travel. I was thinking shifter linkage, cables, etc, anything, something carrying sound up along center hump to front end. E-gas too, right? So no throttle cable rattles. Jeff is great source. good look with this mystery. Post up answer for us curious types.
The posting of your links needs to be cleaned up. But, not sure how, I did see video and hear sounds. Bizarre. Only thing that initially comes to mind is that sounds are somehow travelling up along clutch cable. Not even sure that’s possible. Is pedal secured? Is cable from clutch ok? I don’t think there are any pulleys in front of firewall. Mystery. Good luck
judgejon replied to Serg's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Like sometimes happens with questionable sellers on Amazon, I’d bet you purchased a cheaply made knock-off of the key fob. Blade probably not the issue if laser cut looked close to original. We had a key go missing once due to a purse theft. Had to order from stealership that in turn had to order from factory. Yeah, big bucks. Good luck...
judgejon replied to Serg's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Try pulling cables, cleaning connections, then reconnecting. Could be a spot of corrosion on battery posts that restricting voltage. Hope you can avoid the tow...
And possibly a new “mechanic.”
Oh yes. We all have stories of bolts that were not properly torqued and other horror stories from service work poorly performed. I was fortunate to have a very good Inde shop in town.
Agreed. Check the belt. I had always made a point of changing belt if any engine work done. Likely overkill but... This sounds like belt slipped. Maybe due to wear at a “tooth?” good luck.
Yup, me too. Esp on curvy highways over the mountains. Oh yeah. In the C4$ torque tremendous in all gears. “Every now and then” when you drive a Porsche you just yield to the temptation. And, you get a valentine 1 and hard wire it in.
Silver C4$. I smiled each and every time I drove my 2003 C4S. Make that C4$. It costs to own and operate. It’s not cheap. If you can DIY that’s even better. Be sure to do the IMS “solution” etc right away for piece of mind. Enjoy.
In-tank Fuel level sender replacement.
There you go. Solved !