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    996 C4 Cab 2003, UK-spec
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    E60 530i
    E39 528i
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  1. X-posting from other forums as this seems to be a rare issue? Car is 2010, C2, PDK Has anyone had this issue? I have read a post or two where people were just leaving things be. Would appreciate getting any feedback on what could be the cause. I have checked the power steering fluid, and it was full. The video is of the rack itself. Thanks!
  2. If yours is 2003 then you have the MB trans. Which will require removal of both for the work you intend on doing. Might as well do some trans maintenance while you're at it.
  3. @Jay reading through the thread in the UK forum, your leaky pipes will be on the driver side and the plug on the passenger side? I will have to get an extended mirror and better access to the underside of the car. Have booked with a Merc transmission specialist on 6 Jan, as OPC and indy can't help.
  4. Thanks, any idea where this connector might be on 996? The oil pan looks rather different to what's shown here.
  5. I've got a leak which has been ongoing for a couple of years. Since I don't have a lift I have only been unable to stick my head under the unit trying to find this elusive plug. Part diagram doesn't really help. So the question is, can anyone tell me where exactly this plug is? Preferably with a picture :-)
  6. My setup, from the fuse box as my car does have a phone and different connector - also mine is not a US car
  7. My experience might be useful? Go to the last post for resolution, and 1st post for the clunking noise I had. http://rennlist.com/forums/996-forum/946642-id-these-noises.html
  8. Success!! Now you reverse in confidence all weekend long. I didn't realise that the whole reversing system was shot until I almost crash onto a wall when reversing. I have reversing sensors and have always been depending on it to tell me how much space I've got left.
  9. This is the 'hack' in MFS that you'll need to do: Reverse light switch on tiptronic trans? - Rennlist Discussion Forums At least you had removed the center console, the second time would be easier and faster (usually).
  10. @Larry 2002/911/996 don't worry about it. This is apparently a common issue but not common enough for Bentley to mention it. I was hoping it would be a connector somewhere in the gearbox housing but no, I had to deal with lots of screws including one that was holding the coin holder (do you know that the car has a coin holder inside the center console?)
  11. It's potentially this switch: Happened to me, reverse sensor worked on and off along with the reversing lights, took the whole console out, opened the switch, bend the copper arms, put it all back together.
  12. This has been bugging me. The knob (shiny) part popped off one day, with the metal U-ish shape still attached to it. Refer to Pic 1, the U-ish shape metal is marked. Now I have been having no luck in trying to put the knob into the lever again! Tried installing the U-ish metal first by pushing it against the horizontal bar on the lever (Pic 2), however once that's in I have no way putting the metal into the know again. Please help :-(
  13. Took me 9 months to do this exact job, from receiving the information from Ahsai (thanks buddy!!) to actually tightening up the bolts and wiping coolant off my face. BTW, I didn't drain the coolant hence wiping coolant off my face.
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