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    Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabrio 997
  1. Thanks for your feedback. The Porsche dealer has replaced the alternator. They showed me the test results afterwards: the old alternator was putting out 13.4 V without any consumption load switched on. The new alternator puts out 13.6 V with the full load switched on. They also changed the battery, not because of the fact the battery condition was not good anymore but because of the fact the physical size of the battery was too big. Strange that no comment came out of the 111 points official Porsche check when I had it checked before purchase in the city where I bought the car, as I also
  2. 6 weeks ago I bought a Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabrio 997 from 2006. The battery has drained already four times, after standing still for or 7 days or 5 days or 3 days, with as consequence that the car could not be started anymore. After the battery got empty and I got it jumpstarted, it charges fine. After short trips and a break of for example 3 hours the battery is fine. On a 400 km trip the battery was fine as well. The battery was tested as part of the 111 points check by Porsche, and was fine at purchase 6 weeks ago. Also the road assistance did test the battery twice and said it
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