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  1. I have a 2002 996 C4. The compression springs that hold the parking brake shoe against the wheel hub came loose and disintegrated inside the rotor. Everything else looks good, but I need to replace the compression springs. Is there a difference between the one used on the Boxster and 911? The springs for the 911 are about $30 each while the Boxster springs are around $10 each.

    911:

    99635274100 compression spring. PRESSURE SPRING.

    M008. 00-.2000 -2004- $26.19

    Boxster:

    98635274100 compression spring. PRESSURE SPRING.

    $8.53

  2. I have a 2002 996 C4. I replaced the front right cv boot. While mating the axle shaft to the carrier (or joint flange, see #2 below), the carrier pulled out of the differential. I pushed/banged it back in with a dead blow and all seemed well. After a few days, I noticed the car was leaking in the front. I put it on stands and saw the carrier had backed out again. I pulled the front axle and went through the same procedure. Another week and same results. I've got the front axle out again. The circlip (#4 below) on mine is not a full circle. Did I damage the circlip and need to replace it? Should the carrier only come out of the differential if the differential is dropped and disassembled?

    frontrightdifferential.png

    Here's what mine looks like.

    img00071201108291525.jpg

    Any help would be appreciated.

  3. This was also tracked in another post. I didn't realize at the time the were related.

    The problem was from a failed motor mount. I replaced them with some cheap ebay mounts and one of them failed less than a month later. I replaced them with oem parts and haven't had any problems in months. The cheap ebay mounts were not hydraulically filled. My recommendation is to buy from a known vendor like Pelican Parts, as getting any customer service from ebay or the seller was a PITA.

  4. The problem was from a failed motor mount. I replaced them with some cheap ebay mounts and one of them failed less than a month later. I replaced them with oem parts and haven't had any problems in months. The cheap ebay mounts were not hydraulically filled. My recommendation is to buy from a known vendor like Pelican Parts, as getting any customer service from ebay or the seller was a PITA.

  5. Is there a generic boot that can be used for the front outer cv boot? The inner boots aren't expensive, but the outer boots are over 2x the cost of the inner. The inner boot comes with the clamps and the outer boot does not. Is there a part number for the clamps or does anyone know the sizes needed?

    This is for a 2002 996 C4.

    img00291201010311343.th.jpg

    Edit: Ack, looks like I posted this in the 997 forums. Can an admin move this to the 996 forum?

  6. While backing off an incline, I scrapped the left exhaust, moving it out of position. I've taken the rear bumper and heat shields off. I cannot see where I've broken any hangars or attachment points. Nothing looks like it's been bent on the muffler. I've tried pushing the muffler towards the car and lifting with a jack, but it's not moving back into position.

    The only other thing I see is some scrapping on the left side of the sway bar. I wonder if I moved the engine? Any thoughts on what may be broken?

    Pics can be found here: http://teamseppuku.b...he-sidebar.html. Pictures were too big to directly link.

  7. I had this problem last year and ended up having the transmission rebuilt. At the time, I had 70k miles on a 2002 C4. I went through my local independent shop and they recommended a local transmission shop that do the work. They've done other Porsche gearboxes, but had problems with the 996. The independent shop did a great job of keeping on top of the issue and managing it for me. Next time, I'm going to send it to someone with more experience. Currently it shifts into the gears, but tends to be a little stiff on cold mornings.

  8. I was in the process of jacking up my car to remove the tires when it dropped some oil in the back right and front right corners. The oil didn't smell like engine oil, but I can't figure out where the heck it came from. Looking at the engine I cannot see from under or above where the leak would have originated. I'm going to raise the car as high as I can on some stands and do a more thorough investigation tonight. Is this a motor mount failure I've experienced? I've got about 73K miles on the car.

    I used the engine jack point as describe in this post. I am procuring a lower jack to use in the future so I can get it under the side of the car.

  9. There is an access hole between the engine compartment and passenger area where the main harness goes through. From the engine area, you will see the big grommet the main harness goes through. On the grommet, just above the main harness, is another access hole. You can push the wires through it. I had to partially raise the top to get access. On a coupe, it may be a little easier.

    The great thing about working on your car is find out where others have worked on the car. Looks like someone had pulled the drivers side rear panel at some point. I had to reseat it and get the rubber seal fitted around it to look nice.

    Thanks for the help Loren.

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