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  1. Yes I do still have this. Please email me as I do not check the web responses that often...
  2. I do have a complete set, which is the ECU, the kessy, the ignition lock, the steering lock still attached to the steering column and the key for a 2004 Cayenne S if someone is in need of getting going immediately. Email me at mrcbx@att.net if you need this, it will be cheaper than the dealer alternative, but please note this is for the V8 non-turbo only.
  3. You're welcome sorry I did not see your reply. Did you remove just the lock or did you have to remove the column assembly? Glad you had Tom as a local to help you!
  4. This is going to become a more and more common problem as the components used in this circuitry get older. It is basically the same in the Audi A8, the VW Touareg and the Cayenne. The official Porsche solution is to buy a new steering column, which including removal costs, replacement and recoding will run around $4000. There are some alternatives. Tom at Speedometer solutions in Chicago is very capable of fixing the actual problem, but you will need to send him the steering lock module (not too bad to remove but not for the feint of heart) as well as the kessy module and a func
  5. The message "Switch selector lever to P" is only displayed when you try to remove the key when the selector is not in the P position. So I do not believe the error showing up while driving to be associated with the transmission, as all that is in the position it is expecting. For some reason the ignition switch is detecting a trigger to remove the key, could it simply be an ignition switch fault? Yes you can hear relays clicking when the error shows up during driving, but again this could be normal for when you try to remove the key or try and turn it off. Has anybody changed the ignition
  6. That is a great solution, mine also didn't have a switched supply so I connected it up and now it all works. Had to replace a 'redneck repair' I guess PO installed kitchen cupboards...? So bought the coplete thing from ebay with the homelink stuff and fitted it into the cayenne. Had to paint the unit but all in all 2 hr's work and I can delete the remotes from the sunvisor. Thanks for the wiring tip it worked out great!!!
  7. Same 'brake booster faulty' warning, was quoted $1500 for new brake booster: "Yes Sir, we checked and even smoke tested the vacuum line..." Went home, found the crack in the line and replaced it for $120 with a new vacuum line from Porsche. Happy Days. Time to find new mechanic... Jan
  8. Can someone tell me the part number for the clips that hold the covers in place under the hood? P.O. must have lost 3 and I dropped 1 more yesterday... Clips & Fasteners don't seem to carry them... Thanks, Jan
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