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Johnny-5 replied to Johnny-5's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Thanks JFP for the info and heads up. Wheres the best place to pick up the book for reasonable?
Is there a place to get a Repair PDF Version or would people recommend the book? Im thinking of tackling the IMS and wouldn't mind having something like this on hand. Trying to figure out if I should go with PDF or actual book. Also where would be the best place to get either. Thanks in advance.
Sorry for the delay. Thank you for the feedback and valid point.
Thank you for the recommendations. I'm tempted to try this myself but like you I may just go with a shop. So I got a question before LN Engineering was the way to go but there seems to be another company I heard nothing but good things on which is EPS which utilizes a cylindrical bearing design which also claims the life of the engine. Anyone tried that company?
So I'm currently debating if I want to do this myself or if I should get a shop to do this. I'm mechanically inclined to a certain degree but something about Porsche's scare me. Possible how cramped the engine compartment is??? Who knows! I've read here and there how painful the process is and wanted to get some feed back on the process. I'm sure if I take it in I'm going to get reamed on price that's for sure. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. Now my other question I had...While were at it is there anything else that should be done? Is it easier getting to the AOS with the transmission removed? I dont have any current issues with it but you never know and while were at it I figured I get that over and done with as well. Thanks in advance!
Is there a place that can rebuild rear quarter window regulators for our cabs? Or if its even something a diy could do? Any info would be great. Thanks in advance.
Ive been using recommended 0W-40 Mobile 1 but thinking of trying another type and weight and wanted to see what everyones running.
Thank you for the recommendation. Ill check out Sunset and ECS. If I remember right ECS Tuning pricing is pretty high but Ill double check. Just to confirm Sunset Porsche in Oregon right? :thumbup: I think I remember seeing that site not sure where he was located but yea he used to rebuild these but cant seem to find his website anymore. Sucks that these things have gone up so much in just a few years from last time I bought the passenger side! :censored:
I just had the drivers rear quarter window regulator go out on me recently and the pricing has jumped massively since a few years back when I replaced the passenger rear! Anyone know where I can get a new or rebuilt rear window regulator? The motor on these are fine its just the dumb cable that seems to be an issue on these cars! Thanks in advance!
Thanks RFM. Ill take a look at those sites. Got to also track down correct part#'s for the parts too.
Hi Loren, I checked all the hoses that I was able to see without taking anything apart for the secondary air injection codes with nothing out of place broken, etc.... I was using the diagram Ive attached. Now since this is a 2000 996 the Change-Over Valve is different (I learned the hardway). Part# 2 and 4 are combined now. Pump kicks on just fine. Now going back to the second issue with the fuel system. Its making the wooing sound and when filling up the tank it clicks as its full and its not. So in that case for sure it would be the Fuel Vent Valve right?
Ive got two errors P0410 and P1411 which are the secondary air injection. I visually checked the pump, hoses, etc and they all seem to be intact with no issues. Now since this is a 2000 it uses a different Change-Over valve...haven't gotten around to replacing that yet. But anyways Im also getting that gas tank buzzing sound at idle (traffic, slow moving, etc) and I believe its either the gas tank cap, fuel purge or something inside the engine bay. I believe that started first and that's about when I started getting check engine errors. Would it be possible that the fuel purge or breather could also be triggering those codes? It probably wouldn't but figured I ask. Also when the buzzing occurs Ive removed the gas cap and its still on. Eventually it will stop but will come back. Also noticed that when filling up the car it would stop as its a full tank but when I get into it its like a quarter below full. So I don't think its a gas cap issue but either the fuel breather or that other valve in the engine bay. Can anyone confirm this. Thanks. Gee's if its not one thing its another!!!