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The A/C compressor has seized and the compressor clutch appears to be disengaged, but sometimes I hear noise coming from the engine compartment and the engine does not run smoothly. If I stop, turn the engine off and re-start the engine, everything goes back to normal. This has occurred 3 times in about 100 miles. Any ideas on what is happening?
By Richard in Alberta
Greetings - I have traced a coolant leak to the rear of the alternator - wondering if anyone else has seen this and whether its repairable or I just have to commit to replacing it (once I can find a replacement - they seem to be rather hard to find at the moment).... Cheers.
Hi guys and girls!
I'm having some problem with my air suspension compersor, it won't start...
The initial problem: Got the red suspension warning. The back of the car was on it's lowest setting.
Foult: the air elbow connector on the brown line on the compressor had snapped.
What I've done:
- checked here and on Google for help (even some translated russian sites)
- Removed compressor, fitted new fitting (not original, but something I had available at work, seal is fine)
- compressor won't start when I turn on car.
- compressor starts from external power source, and gives some air out on the spare wheel filling (brown line). But does not seem to fill the accumulators or the suspension.
Now I'm stumped and would really appreciate if someone had some good ideas ideas ?
Is there some way to fill the accumulators from an external compressor?
Hi there, new to the forum and new to Boxster 986 (2months).
I recently discovered that my Boxster is leaking coolant, it all started when I parked it for like 5 hours in a slanted spot with the weight going towards the driver side, came back to go back home and noticed a big mark of coolant under the car. Once I got home I checked the water pump and thermostat area and that’s all dry and no bad signs on the pump at all (there were changed by previews owner about 3 years ago) also not a bad reservoir tank, it’s all dry under the carpet and removed the lid to see the release valve and everything is dry in there too. With further inspection under the car it seems like it’s coming from top of the engine and way back away from water pump. I went on top the engine and saw a little puddle of coolant (pink) sitting on top of the engine (car was running at running temp) vacuumed it to see any new leaks and couldn’t see anything leaking anymore. My question is are there any hoses or anymore coolant system parts under the throttle body that I should be aware of? That was May 12, I’ve been keeping an eye under the car, and coolant level and can’t see anything leaking under the car anymore. I’m assuming the small leak on top the engine gets burnt off and doesn’t make it down. Car is running perfectly, not overheating or flashing temp light. I’m very skilled and comfortable working in the car but since I’m new to it I would like to know what I’m getting into.
Sorry for the long post
i am a proud owner of a 2010 Porsche Cayenne base, and I love this vehicle, but I’m having a issue with the AC blower motor, when I first turn on the AC and put the fan on high it blows but not very hard then all of the sudden it jumps to high and runs perfectly, does anyone know what could be causing this, I’m hoping it’s just the blower motor resistor. Any input would help.
thanks in advance