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Everything posted by goldenwarrior1

  1. I had this exact same problem a few months ago. Replaced the switch and it has been working perfectly ever since.
  2. Dude.... I am speachless! Sorry to hear of your misfortunes but WOW!!...... YGBFSM!
  3. Did you disconnect the battery before removing the cluster? If not, then it is possible you damaged some of the internal electronics.
  4. Not sure but you posted in the Cayenne Forum. I know other folks have made 996-997 front end swaps but it takes a lot more than the bumper. Do some search and you some find some threads.
  5. Very unlikely as the speed sensor is in the wheel hub on the back side and well protected. You could however damage the connector if not carefull. If you look on the back side of the hub you will see where the wheel speed sensor is installed and then follow the wire back to the connector.
  6. Thanks Loren, kind of my thought and I hate to take a chance for that kind of money. I suspect it might but but not worth taking the risk... Thanks, Tom
  7. I have a 2002 C4S that has an instrument cluster that the speedo and tach quit working. I scanned the cluster with my Durametric and it has no codes. My question is; Does anyone know if the cluster from a 2002 GT2 will work? PN 996.641.984.53.70C It has the same color plugs on the back (Green, Blue, Grey) and does not have any boost guages. By all apearances it looks exactly like mine. The dealer doesn't have a cross reference that will tell them whether it will work or not. Hoping some experienced folks here may know. Thanks, Tom
  8. You can get a new upgraded one from Suncoast Porsche for $22.69 http://www.suncoastparts.com/product/99665210210AND.html?Category_Code=POTE996CM
  9. Holding down the clutch is only applicable to manually bleeding the system. With the pedal down, pressure is held against the system and forces out a small amount of fluid/air with each compression. Holding the bleed valve open too long or allowing the pedal to retreat will draw air into the system. If using a pressure bleeder you simply use the tool to maintain the pressure. Pressure bleeding is better as it provides a better flush of the system in short order. And you will need to keep an eye on the reservoir to ensure you don't suck huge amounts of air into the system and have to start over.
  10. Sounds like logray may been on to somthing. The speed sensor is right next to the brake wear sensor and damaging it or causing a bad connection by disturbing it would definitely cause an ABS light and would likely affect the cruise control as well. I would pull of the last side that you did and closely inspect the connectors. If you have a multimeter you can wring out the wires to ensure you have good continuity. If I remember correctly the two plugs look identical but have different mating tangs. You can also ohm out your brake sensors which should indicate a complete circuit. If open then you have a bad brake wear sensor but agin, it will not interfere with the ABS. Hope this helps and post back if you make any progress. R/Tom
  11. Agree with Orient Express. I clean off the backs and spray with 3m super adhesive and re-install. Works perfect and I am on my 3rd set of pads.
  12. FWIW, on the last brake job I did I started getting the ABS light after the brake pad change. It didn’t come on immediately but after a few minutes of driving it would pop. Although the wear pad sensor looked fine and had no damage it was bad. I replaced it and have no problems for the last 10 months. Not sure why it appears with the light switch but to my knowledge and looking at the lighting schematics I can see no tie in with the ABS or PASM system
  13. Invest in the Durametric software, it will read every fault code in all your car systems. Best investment in 911 tools I have made and has helped me solve several issues I have had over the last few years.
  14. I guess I am the exception. My car just passed 96K (45K on Porsche Warranty replacement motor in 2006 because of IMS failure) and uses absolutely no oil between oil changes. I target about 7500 miles between oil service and have never added oil other than the oil change. Motor is tight and not even any slight weeping on any seals. Recently replaced the clutch and the IMS was as dry as the day it was installed. Guess I am one of the fortunate ones.
  15. Does anyone know for sure if 997.2 front seat belts will fit a 02 996? Search reveals conflicting advice. Thanks, Tom
  16. The cargraphic system will work fine with no mods. You will not need the ECU re-mapped soley becasue of the new exhaust. Without knowing what the codes are that is causing your check engine to come on it is impossible to predict if the light will go out after you change the exhaust. If you are throwing a code because of bad catalytic converters then the new exhaust will fix the problem. Once you install the new system have the codes cleared and let us know if they return. Cheers, Tom
  17. Just rolled over 97K... one of the most solid cars I have owned in my 30+ years of driving... No rattles, squeaks and purrs like a kitten on warm milk :thumbup:
  18. I would suspect the light switch. Had a similar problem with my headlights a few months back. Replaced the headlight switch and no problems since. DIY is available with a search and is very easy with minimal tools. Switch from suncoast Porsche is about 92.00.
  19. Here is a copy of the OBDII drive cycle requirements and the Flags set by each.
  20. Looks to me like it is leaking from the intake crossovers. If you had a bad or going bad AOS you could have a lot of oil in the intake plenum and it would seep out where the large worm clamps attach. Pull the oil cap while the engine is running and see if it has excessive vacuum. If so, that is an indicator of a failing AOS.
  21. Welcome to RT! I've been to Greece quite a few times and always enjoyed the culture and wonderful food. Mediterranean food is some of the best on the planet...
  22. Someone on here found a suitable replacement for the "guibo" rubber bushing which is what wears out. I think he paid about $15 bucj ks for it.
  23. Pictures would help. I am guessing here but in over 35 years of working on and around cars of all types I have never seen or heard of a factory correction of a VIN. Sounds odd to me but I am no expert!
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