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Will do that and report back later, thanks!
That's the thing....it's completely stock! There's nothing but the standard things in the car... There are no chargers plugged in, there have not been any alterations to the musicinstallation...I can't for the life in me think of anything untoward...
Thanks for all your help! I've just finished investigations... A couple of fuses were inserted even though those systems are not on the car (anymore)...for example the tyre pressure monitoring system. After removing those the drain dropped from roughly 300 mA to 150 mA... After locking the car and letting it 'go to sleep' the drain is a steady 150 mA and that doesn't change regardless of whatever fuse I remove...I've removed the two underneath the seat, all of those in the LHD and RHD-side and the ones in the engine bay. So I'm guessing 150 mA is too much but removing fuses don't seem to affect it?? Also: the keyless entry and drive packed up around the same time. I noticed that when I touch the door handle the amps go up so the antennas do work!
Sorry to be a dunce but: the red lead of the multimeter between the positive battery terminal and the cable, the black on on the negative terminal of the battery or...?
Thanks, I will do that! Are there common items that cause a drain like mine? It's a huge battery in perfect condition so for that to go empty in a matter of day's something must be draining A LOT of power?
Hi all, About a month ago the car starter to sound 'weaker' whilst starting and after a week or so of not using it, the battery went dead. So I went out a got a new battery, a Bosch silverline, hooked it up to a C-tek tricklecharger and when it was completely full I installed it and all seemed well. Lately it's the same old story: car runs fine but if I leave it for a couple of days the battery goes dead and I have to charge it again. When I measure the voltage across the terminals in the enginebay I get roughly 14 volts with a running engine but it doesn't seem to make a difference if i let the car idle or rev it to 3000 rpm. So it does seem to be charging. There's no light left on anywhere, I took out the light underneath the bonnet just to be sure as well. My turbo is fitted with just the one battery by the way, it doesn't have the auxillary one in the boot. One thing left to add: around the same time my keyless entry and go packed up...?? So it seems something is draining the battery but I've no idea what or how to measure it...please help!! Thanks in advance, any help GREATLY appreciated!
Sorry to be thick but: there's a bumpstop on the way DOWN you say...but my problem occurs when I wind the window UP...it looks as if the glass sits ever so slightly slanted sideways so it doesn't close properly on the RH-side of the door (when stood outside)... And now-one as to why it keeps breaking regulators?
Can you please elaborate on that? Bumpstop on the regulator or...? What does it look like? Thanks!
Right then, the windowregulator of my 2004 CTT failed some time ago so I've ordered a new one on Ebay and replaced it. When I did I made a smaal mistake whilst fitting and damaged the cable so it was a matter of time before it failed again...and recently it did. So I ordered a new one and fitted it correctly this time. All went well and it worked fine, however the window never really fully 'seated' at the top...there was always a very, very slight gap between the glass and the top of the frame...was there as well when it failed the first time. Anyway, the regulator failed AGAIN... So I'm wondering what could go wrong so quickly?? And doI align the glass properly as I can'tseem to get rid of the gap I've mentioned... Any help greatly appreciated, this will be the third time I have to take the lot apart...getting rather annoyed with it.... Thanks!
Well the real problem isn't the aircon....the real problem is that it only delivers HEATED air....so I can't even use the car because of the heat inside....feels like the temperature swetting is on high :-( If I could just switch to 'normal' cool air I'd be happy, let alone proper cooled air...
Oh dear....haven't used the car for a bit and now the weather's good and sunny decided to use it for a bit. The car blows HOT air in the cabin, regardless of the temperature settings, manual or auto. Airconpump doesn't seem to kick in either. It's a 4-zone car and the rear doesn't blow hot air but on the lowest temperature setting it doesn't blow cold air either?? It seems as if either a temperature sensor packed up or the heater is stuck open or something? Can someone please tell me where and how to start looking for the problem? I have a good OBD-scanner if that's of any use... Thanks!
SORTED!!! Swapped all four wheels for my winterset and the problem is GONE!!! Checked the summerwheels and found one dodgy tyre: Offside rear seems to be concave over the width of the tyre, especially in one specific place...? Never seen something like it, what can cause this? Tyre coming apart or collapsing on the inside? Glad it's sorted now! Cheers for thinking this one through with me!
Hold on though: there's no vibration in the car and no noise whatsoever.....and it feels like a huge wobble as if the wheel isn't round anymore but squared off....!!! Does this sound like a lower control arm problem? The wobble starts as soon as you set off, speed doesn't make a difference!
So you mean a bush could have collapsed or something of the sort? Sounds like relatively easy and cheap fix?
All of the sudden I feel the car juddering when driving over all surfaces. It's noticable from the driversseat but twice as bad in the passengerseat where you're physically rocked around?! It feels as if one tyre is completely flat or one of the wheels is buckled. - All 4 wheels are tightened properly - Original Porsche 20" wheels - wheel nuts/studs not broken - wheels not damaged - all 4 tyres at the correct pressures - not visible damage to the tyres - no side to side play in the wheels - no knocking and/or scraping noises - no juddering in the brakepedal - no errorcodes - airsuspension works on all settings, no errorcodes - adjusting rideheight or suspensionmode has no effect It seems like it's coming from the passengerside of the car and when I reverse is seems the front wheel is moving up and down?? Any ideas what this can be??