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mtm81 replied to mtm81's topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)Hi, No I don't have a short shift installed - all standard.
mtm81 posted a topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)In normal driving , everyday motoring , my gear selection is fine if a little notchy when cold (normal) However when the car Is hot and I've come to a standstill (traffic, parking etc) if I go from neutral to get another gear (usually first second or reverse) if wont go in.. Feels smooth not stiff but feels like there is a flex right at the point of engaging the gear and it won't go.. Sometimes I can 'slam' it in, and others if I turn off the car it will then go in ok.. Pumping the pedal does nothing.. I've narrowed it down in my mind to three possibilities: 1) air in system - it had a new clutch a few thousand miles ago when I bought the car so think there maybe a poor bleed in there , or one of the cylinders is going? 2) gear linkage ? 3) gearbox mount - I occasionally do get a clunk so I think even if this isn't the issue - my mount may still need to be swapped.. Should say the car is 996 3.6 02 model with 72k on the clock Any thoughts would be most welcome!
The metal "clam/plate" section that moves to accommodate the roof when it lowers - whatever that section is called??Well anyway - that section, it moves into it's "out of the way" position without any problems, however as it's coming back down onto the car - as it's getting pulled flush into it's final resting position, it "judders" and isn't smooth in operation.Anyone got any pointers as to what is likely to be causing this and anything I can do to resolve it?Thanks for any replies
thanks for the reply.. Any ideas where to look to trace this wire? I have to conclude that there is a break in the wire somewhere. My car locks fine. I don't get an horn beeps etc and all windows close etc, but the fuel flap actuator does not fire... When I had the actuator out, I tested the wiring clip for power and found none to it when I was locking the car, and sure enough the actuator itself fires manually when off the car and tested with an old battery.. When I got the car I noticed there was just a hold on the inside of the flap where the actuator should have had it's pin sticking out, so I assumed mine was missing. However when I'd bought a replacement and went to fit it, I found that the old one was still in place, but the pin was miles out of position pushing into fresh air inside the wing. I moved it back into position and thought that would be it.. but it wouldn't fire... replaced it with a new one and it's still the same.. very odd.....
My fuel flap actuator didn't work from purchase on my 2001 boxster s. Fixing it today I found the 'pin' had pushed itself totally out of alignment into a space in the wing. I'd already bought a replacement but that isn't firing either. I've manually tested the original and it works ok. Where does the wiring terminate so I can check it for snags etc?