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Posts posted by buckeyedoc

  1. PIWIS showed NO faults...I stood right there while he ran the diagnostics with engine jerking, yipping, kicking --trying to get one more heart-beat...before finally straight-lining. Other techs working on other cars were looking over their shoulders probably wondering what the hell I could've done to make such a cool car like this slowly choke dead like an abused dog on a chicken bone. How can a problem such as engine stall from fuel cut off not result in a code? :cursing: I DUNNO

    Turns out fuel filter had blockage which in turn caused fuel pumps to dive over time? Mechanic says we need to replace both pumps. He replaced filter and said pressure was still low. $1,100. Pumps on order. Will get it back in a couple days. Oh...now I'm also getting the neck-jerking down shift joy from 5th to 4th (or 3rd)...which evidently is indicative of the valve body needing replaced. Soooo, if I want a ride that is smooth-shifting like most vehicles(including Fords, Chryslers, Hyundai, Yugo, my old '75 Vega) I'm going to have to shell out big dough. ;) My first experience with a Porsche has soured, boys. I have looked at the bright side and thanked God for giving me the insight to NOT buy a Cayenne w/ turbo, TPMS, air susp. , seat and steering wheel heaters or any of those frilly things that really would be busting my chops now :rolleyes:

  2. First water pump...then drive shaft...now the **** thing has a fuel system problem that causes it to drop RPM and eventually stall out after 30- 40 secs. Starts up great and purrs. Then starts to cough and hiccup and eventually has seizure before dying out. All this at 57000 mi, bare_ss naked(no warranty) and within the last 30 days! In the shop now. ECM? Waiting to hear if it should just be shot and put out of its misery...if it was a horse...

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