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royp4

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About royp4

  • Birthday 04/26/1957

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  • Interests
    Porsches, golf (generally in that order)

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    Cheraw, SC USA
  • Porsche Club
    No
  • Present cars
    2003 911 Carrera Cabriolet 996
  • Future cars
    Yugo
  • Former cars
    1984 944

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  1. Oil and filter change are due. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  2. Yes, oil level was good. I like simple questions best by the way. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  3. Ok. Thank you again. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  4. Thank you. If guage is correct pressure is 5 bars when engine is cold or warm and drops to 4 bars when engine is hot. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  5. Thank you for the info. I appreciate your time and knowledge. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  6. Hi all. Had a warning light come on for about 2 seconds last evening while making left turn. Drive to workshop has ben coming on when I start engine. Can anyone enlighten me on possible reasons for these warning lights? Thank you in advance for your assistance. My ride is 2003 Carrera 996 cab. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  7. Me too my friend. Noise was driving me batty! Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  8. Thank you so much RFM. I was so convinced that the noise was coming from the speakers that I didn't consider any other possible solutions. As you so kindly suggested, it was wind noise from windshield gasket. Gasket replaced and noise gone. Again I thank you much.
  9. I have disabled the activation option but to no avail. I'm at a loss. Any suggestions welcome. Thank you. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  10. I have a 2003 996 carrera cabrio. Recently it has developed a rattle or possibly a warning buzzer at exactly 60 mph. Could this be related to the limiter setting? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance Roy Parnell.
  11. I checked the things you suggested but didn't find any of the problems you mentioned. Time for 130k service so guess I'll have to suck it up and visit the dealership. Thanks for taking the time to help. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  12. Thank you for your excellent questions. Oil is 0W-40, fully synthetic. I will check your other suggestions. I truly appreciate your time and willingness to help. I'll update the answers to your other suggestions. Again, I thank you for your help.
  13. Hi all, I have noticed that after my last service at the dealer the engine runs about 8 degrees warmer (about 220f) and the rear fan runs for extended periods after I shut the engine off. The oil pressure also seems to be lower than it was before the service, which included oil change, coolant flush, and coolant replacement. Any ideas on why this might be happening would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
  14. Hi all. Was driving my 2003 996 cab 2 days ago. I heard a strange noise from the rear and pulled over. I smelled a burning type odor and a small amount of white smoke was coming from the trunk vents. Since that time the a/c is not producing cold air. Fan still produces plenty of air, but it isn't cold. Am I looking at a blown compressor here, or are there other possibilities? It gets rather warm in South Carolina, and sometimes rather than dropping the top I use the a/c. Any input from any of you would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance,
  15. Stealer quoted me $1400 for new Porsche regulator and installation. Having read this forum and doing research, I decided to bite the bullet and have them do the job. I am not a wealthy man, but the last thing I need right now is one more PIA. I have learned over the years that there are some things I can do to save money, and some things I have to throw in the towel and pay the piper. This is my daily driver, and I want it back on the road. I have very little free time, unfortunately not enough to make this a DIY for me. I have an appointment with dealer on April 30. They will provide a loaner for me, as I live 70 miles away from them. Either I roll with the big dogs or stay on the porch. Guess in this instance I will be with the big dogs.
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