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  1. I always try to avoid red lining mine.. however does popping the roll bars up mean she's been pushed to hard ? They make a loud bang when they go up and scare the bejesus out of you.. :drive:
  2. Well dry car and a new battery and booya.. She is alive again !!! Yesterday the battery generator error popped up but none of the other errors. Reading another thread it seems that you start losing voltage all your electricals start spitting the dummy which makes sense. I left the car out in the sun to dry out further today and seems the battery generator error is gone too.. Porky is back on the road doing what she should do ... Dropped it upto mechanic for a service and potential alternator replacement if need be... Now I'm in love with my car again... Short memory ;) Still praying it never ever rains again.. Thanks for your help crew !!
  3. finally got into the bonnet after finding that even though I could put a charge on the fuse panel.. The imoliser would not de activate..As a result no electrics work.. Including boot and bonet openers. Finally gave up and jacked the car up .. Would have used my jack except oh that's right it's under a bonnet I could nt open.. Found a friends one popped the front right wheel up, popped the panel and found the wire to pop the hood ... Hooooray.. Progress at last.. Plugged charger into the battery directly.. After frustration running around the car trying to 'beep' it I finally put a key in the ignition and turned it seemed to put it into happy mode. Tried this earlier with my other key which doesn't reset the alarm (changed battery so assume its dead).. With no joy.. My car was waterlogged with water behind both seats and I assume underwater electricals.. Could not open passenger door, open the roof or do anything that may dry the car out.. I'm still baffled how to clear the drain points even after reading some reviews and looking at descriptive diagrams.. Had a jump still couldn't start and got battery/generator error and all the other warnings that follow.. Long story but finally grabbed a new battery and it started.. Yay.. Battery generator error remains.. Guess like you, I now have an alternator problem and my water issue will only surface and flat my battery and put me though the above again when it rains again..
  4. Legend.. I had the same problem.. I think the fact my car got water logged added to my confusion (and frustration) finally got into the bonnet after finding that even though I could put a charge on the fuse panel.. The imoliser would not de activate..As a result no electrics work.. Including boot and bonet openers. Finally gave up and jacked the car up .. Would have used my jack except oh that's right it's under a bonnet I could nt open.. Found a friends one popped the front right wheel up, popped the panel and found the wire to pop the hood ... Hooooray.. Progress at last.. Plugged charger into the battery directly.. After frustration running around the car trying to 'beep' it I finally put a key in the ignition and turned it seemed to put it into happy mode. Tried this earlier with my other key which doesn't reset the alarm (changed battery so assume its dead).. With no joy.. My car was waterlogged with water behind both seats and I assume underwater electricals.. Could not open passenger door, open the roof or do anything that may dry the car out.. I'm still baffled how to clear the drain points even after reading some reviews and looking at descriptive diagrams.. Had a jump still couldn't start and got battery/generator error and all the other warnings that follow.. Long story but finally grabbed a new battery and it started.. Yay.. Battery generator error remains.. Guess like you, I now have an alternator problem and my water issue will only surface and flat my battery and put me though the above again when it rains again..
  5. Well after weeks of relentless rain , my cab has spat the dummy electricals went one by one, battery generator, PCM, airbag, brake distribution, abs, roof rear spoiler.. You name it... Ding ding ding it was like playing a slot machine and. Getting the feature !! Every time I clicked ok I'd get a new error.. Sheesh.. Eventually after market gps radio started fading in and out.. Then lights died and car died.. Doh.. Parked the car went back to. It the next day and it started .. Drove it a km and it all repeated dying in my driveway.. Battery then went dead.. Recharged over night and plugged it back in but she is kaput.. Stupidly I didn't leave the bonet unlocked so I not can't get under the bonet to start again. I have plugged into the fuse panel and the alarm goes off.. But guess what my remote does nt turn the alarm off, and the red key is broken.. Yellow key has been my savior till now.. Without getting past this I can't pop the hood.. Bummer... Water behind right drivers seat, and condensation under the bucket seat in the right rear.. So I at best waterlogged and will come good but here are my questions following reading a few great articles here... 1) how do I kill the alarm ? 2) once I do this do I take battery out and recharge and then hairdry the car under the seat ? How do I get the electronics under my seat functioning again ? 3) is it possible I have fried my computer ? 4) is this a job for Porsche service center or will I be robbed blind ? 5) which of the drainage points are likely to be my problem Thanks for your help crew... Wanted one of these little bad boys all my life but this isn't fun right now ;) Argggg...
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