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    2005 Cayenne S
  1. Sorry it's been a busy one for me. I took the Cayenne to a local Porsche dealer and ask them to borescope the cylinders and see what they can find. They checked Cylinder 8 and found out the piston had broken off and hit the spark plug causing a hole in the piston. Being that we babied this Cayenne, we reached out to PCNA in regards to this engine failure. Explained to them that we bought the Cayenne towards the end of 2009 as a CPO (around 64K miles) and had taken good care of it. I only put about a little over 30K miles in the span of 5 years owning it. I presented them with all of my ser
  2. Here are the list that I'm positive about: 1.) Battery is new and I only have 1 under the seat. No other battery in the trunk. 2.) When trying to start, I get no crank. New Battery is 12.4-12.9 when I try to start the cayenne. 3.) I checked the ground under the seat and it seems to be connected fine. I'm pretty sure I have fuel because before it started to sputter on the highway, I filled it up at a Shell gas station (91). Then about 20 minutes later the car sputtered and died. Will a bad fuel pump prevent the cayenne from cranking? As you can see from the video (link below) when I try to
  3. All I have in the truck is a spare tire and a silver cylinder that seems to be for the air suspension. Loren, I checked online and saw the location for the 2 fuel pump relays. I tried removing the relay for pump 1 and tried starting. No crank. Inserted relay#1 then removed relay#2. Still no crank. Tried swapping the 2 relays to no avail. Checked the voltage and it's at 12.4v. I'm charging the new battery again. Will having a bad fuel pump prevent the cayenne from cranking? Or is it because the battery is at 12.4v? Will I hurt the engine trying to crank it so many times?
  4. I had my wife turn the key to On position and I could not hear any noise from the driver side rear seat (flipped up). I might have heard 1 clicking sound but that was about it. How long would it make the whining sound? A second, 2 seconds? Thanks. I'm hoping its just the fuel pump and nothing serious.
  5. I was driving on I-95 North bound last yesterday afternoon around 5:30p going about 75MPH when all of a sudden the Cayenne started to sputter. I pulled over to the shoulder immediately and turned off car. When I tried to start it, the car would crank but would not start. I get a message stating that the 4 wheel drive system is faulty. I went online on my phone and most people that had this were either a bad battery or the transfer case servo motor. Since I was with my 1 year old, 7 year old and wife so I didn't want to take a chance troubleshooting while on the side of a major highway. I call
  6. I'm debating on whether to go 20's instead of my current 22's. I love 22" wheels but it such a pain trying to find a shop that would take them. I had a flat and had a hard time finding a shop that can help me right away. So if I go 20's now, can I use the stock spare in an event of a flat/blown tire? Thanks!
  7. Dealer would not fix my park assists sensor when I brought it there 3 times before my CPO expired. Now that my CPO is done, my sensors are going crazy. Dealer wants $600 to replace it and would give me $200 off for inconvinience. :censored: I'd rather replace it myself than pay them for something they should have fixed. I need the Right Front park assist sensor's part number so I can install it myself. Thanks!
  8. I'm having vibrations on my 05 S also. I get it around 70-74mph then from 80mph-on. I had the wheels balanced already. 72K miles on mine. How can I check for lower control arm failure or bad Driveshaft? On my 330xi, I just had the control arm bushing replaced and no more vibrations.
  9. Yup those a the coolant pipes. There is a thread on Rennlist how to view the pipes by using a mirror and flash light. I just took it another step further. From the picture below, you can see the 3 hoses. My picture of the 3 hoses were taken directly behind the intake (very close to the firewall).
  10. 1st picture. Taking using iphone from behind intake (without taking intake out.) 2nd picture. Taking from side of intake (driver side) I was looking at this just now and saw that I still have plastic tubes. But when I touch the tube, it feels like it's ABS plastic and not rubber hose. Are the 3 hoses rubber hose or hard plastic? I was able to touch hose #3 on the picture without taking the intake out. How can I convince the dealer to replace this under CPO? My CPO expires next month.
  11. I'm sorry but that pic is not from my Cayenne. I'm at work right now but the picture below is exactly the color I have for my wood trim. Thanks!
  12. I am missing this piece from my Cayenne. I bought it CPO and has warranty until Nov 2010. The thrid cover from the top is missing and the middle cover is broken but I can still kind of use it. I didn't noticed it was broken and that the 3rd piece was missing when I bought the Cayenne. I went to a local Porsche dealership and was told that I have to pay for the entire center console. Shouldn't the piece be covered under CPO? I dont mind buying the the 2 pieces but not the entire console. Does anyone know the part number for the cover? Thanks! Forgot the picture.
  13. That;s what I thought. I just asked because I saw a great deal on the tires locally. Thanks!
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