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  1. Loren, Thank you for the diagram. I am pretty suremy dealer hasn't even try to change the rear light control box. At the moment, they sent me back home, me and the car, while "they'll wonder about this problem". I am sorry to conclude that they are not of great help. However, your response brings a good chance to finally discover the culprit of this story. I'll tell them about replacing the rear box. Is the PIWIS capable of telling right away the status of the rear control box? I keep the forum posted about this anomaly and its following result. Thank you.
  2. Dear Loren, My car is a 2005 (sept. production), 997 C2. I posted my topic in the 996 forum, supposing that this problem would have more probabilities to be observed here, also supposing that the circuitry would also follow the same pattern. I didn't replace my 3rd brake light with an aftermarket clear LED panel yet. I'm willing to do it if it's the solution to my problem. Thank you to let me know what you think. Any suggestion would be appreciated.
  3. Hello dear members and contributors, I would be pleased to know if you could tell me if the circuity of the third stop braking light is shared with the circuitry of the fourth brake light please? I define 'fourth brake light' by the brake light in function when the rear spoiler is raised. I am asking this question because I have the following problem: Each time I drive my car, the 'Check raised light' signal appears. As soon as I drive with spoiler raised, the fourth brake light takes on and I don't have any error messages. My third brake light is okay (every leds work properlly)
  4. Thank you for this precise indication Loren. It is always good to know some of the mechanical methods applied to get access to the critical parts of the engine. Thanks again. :)
  5. Dear contributers and members, My 997 has been diagnosticated a water pump failure due to coolant leakage. I have failed to ask the mechanic a question which may sound stupid after all... :lightbulb: Does the engine need to be extracted from the body to replace the water pump? If this is not the case, is it a complex operation please? Thank you.
  6. Engage first gear only from dead stop. This is the rule I learned from the driving school years ago...
  7. Thank you for the photos Tool Pants. It's interesting to see the degradation of those colours. I hope the coolant fluid keeps its function, I mean the whole chemistry of the fluid remains intact; if I am correct, the coolant lifetime is supposed to be equal to the car's. Still, I wonder...
  8. I am aware of the stupidity of this topic. Anyway, could someone would be kind enough to tell me if the color varaition is normal? Thank you. Zach.
  9. dear members, my car is one and half year old. if i'm right, i remember being able to see the coolant through its plastic shell as blue/green. my car doesn't go out a lot; i was unable to drive for quite long and she stayed in the garage; as i'm back and drive it again, i noticed that the coolant's colour tend to look green/yellow through the plastic container. i'm not strong enough to open the container for now :( and can't tell you exactly what the colour is. Anyway, I would be curious to know if the colour mutation is normal, from this blue to a yellow/green. Knowing tha
  10. Heloo dear members, I know that every 997 S with the Bose system has the M.O.S.T. integration. I have a non-S 997 without Bose system. I would be happy to know if anyone knows about existence of M.O.S.T. integration in that type of vehicle. Thank you.
  11. Hi Loren, I checked again this last Sunday, and observed that the 3rd lights stop work well, for the rear wing raised and unraised, they work...
  12. thank you lous, I guess I'll have to go back to the dealer and double check the diagnostics
  13. dear members, I understand that my post may not get any responses, maybe because the message error I constantly receive has never occurred to your cars. However, may I ask you if it may be possible that the message error were born from the fact that the automatic door-lock programming had been set using the PIWIS of my dealer? :lightbulb: Thank you.
  14. Dear members, I wonder if any of you already have observed the '3rd stop check' message on their 997 computer console? I've got it twice after leaving the dealer for the auto door-locking set up through the 'piwis'. this message had never appeared before. I went back to the dealer and make the 3rd stop checked but everything is correct. They plug the piwis and got the message '3rd stop too high leveled' or something like that. They ended up by erasing the error message and concluded that everything is normal.
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