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    Atlanta, GA
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  • Present cars
    1999 Carrera Coupe
    2008 MB E350
    1997 GMC Suburban
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    1988 944
    1970 Fiat 850 Spyder
  1. I have also been replacing bulbs with LEDs on my 1999 C2 and have removed my rear tail/brake BA15D LED as when I applied the brake, my parking lights and side markers would come on. Dwiggy's comment that both "circuits" remain connected and are not true dual filament (as my bulbs were advertised), thus causing a short to the parking light circuit would explain this. I am hoping that the diode solution will prevent this. Has anyone else experienced this (or checked to see if it happens)? I only noticed when replacing my 3rd brake light bulbs with LEDs inside my closed garage and noticed m
  2. Just a heads up, this mod will not work with LED bulbs as they won't work with reversed polarity which this method incorporates. I realized this about half way through the process. I think that I'll switch my LED side marker panel to dedicated directionals and add another LED within the side marker to work with the parking lights.
  3. No codes? Engine runs fine? -- then I would leave it alone. Loren, Much appreciated. Alan
  4. Hi! I did a cleaning of my Throttle Body including removing and cleaning the Idle Control Valve. When I used some compressed air to dry the metal tube part of the valve, a bit of carb cleaner oozed out of the plastic body. It appears that there is a minute hairline crack in the body. All reassembled and car seems to run runs fine. Should I be concerned? What are likely symptoms if crack gets larger? It's a '99 996 C2, non egas with around 60K miles. Thanks!
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