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  1. I accidentally didn't tighten my gas cap after refueling and my check engine light came on. I drove it to a nearby Autozone and the code came back that it was the gas cap. I've been driving the car for the last 3 days and topped off with good premium gas but the light is still on. I contacted a Porsche dealer who advised that it will rest. The question is does anyone know how long it normally takes for the light to disappear? Ty
  2. It looks like I'm going to be operating my 2000 Cab with 2 failed cats for a while. The only real downside for me is that this will bring on repeating CELs that I will have to have my indy mechanic regularly clear for me. It occurs that it would save me considerable time / trouble to purchase a basic OBD reader that will allow me to check, then cancel CEL on my own. If anyone has recommendations for such a tool, I would appreciate any advice available.
  3. I took it to the shop and the car shows those system too lean in bank 1 and bank 2, do i have to replace anything? The mechanic told me we should replace the coils in #4 and #5 because they are misfiring due to something. Any ideas before i go buying new coils?
  4. I just picked up my new/used 2006 Cayman S two days ago. I filled it up with gas today (did two days ago as well) and about 7-10 miles later the Check Engine Light came on. Shortly after that the Central Warning Light (red exclamation mark next to the CEL light) came on, and the info message said "Check Engine". Guess that was obvious. I went to two AutoZone stores and they hooked up the CS to their OBD2 (pardon me, but I am new to Porsche and all this stuff) scanner. Both times they thought the device registered something, but when they connected the device to their computer in the store the
  5. Have 1998 boxster just had new starter motor put in and CEL light is on is this just a coincidence Or what could be wrong Cheers Frankie050258
  6. So yesterday, noticed the CEL (check engine light) came on (not flashing, just solid amber). Pulled the codes and reset all faults. Reseated my gas cap to ensure it is fully closed. Since I was almost empty of gas, filled up (not that it is very relevant ...lol). Today, after about 40 miles or so, CEL came back on again. Originally there were 2 codes (will post update with those), but after reset, only 1 came back (I imagine the other will return soon but we will see). Pulled codes with Durametric cable/sw, and here is what I got: ENGINE B3901 Evaporative Emission System Incor
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