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Rolled 120k and did service myself. How do I reset my interval warning? THX!!

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Garbage knock-off out of China. Not a dependable tool, often gives unreliable results....not to mention that you're hurting a company that the DIY community is lucky to have and should be supporting. If Durametric weren't around, you wouldn't have their product to knock-off.

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It is a knock off of an early Durametric system, and one of the reasons Durametric changed their cables to a newer design. Your cable will only run some of the oldest, buggiest, and least capable software, which is also a clone and of unknown quality so it could actually damage your DME.

Silver_TT has a very valid point; buying these things financially undermines one of the only firms supporting the entire Porsche community, no one else is doing the development work Durametric has committed to, and is supporting the DIY market in particular. With a real Durametric system, if you have a question or problem, help is only a phone call or email away, and always free.

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Loren is correct, there is a wealth of information about the capabilities of the Durametric system on their website, and as well as an extensive table of specifics on their capabilities for each Porsche model (the system's abilities do vary with both model and year). You also need to note that some functions that used to be universal on both the "enthusiast" and "pro" systems are now limited to the Pro model only, but these differences are slight and most DIY users would probably not use some of these functions anyway as they are more "esoteric" in what they do.

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How deep a dive can you make with A Durametric? IIRC you need a windows machine for their SW.....

Durametriccan do roughly 85% of what a PIWIS or PST 2 can do. All you need is a windows machine with a USB port. The system requirements are stated on their website:

http://www.durametric.com/systemrequirements.aspx

I have the enthusiast version which was ~ $300. I can't imagine owning my car without it. It's an indispensable tool.

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It can be run on a Mac, but you need one of those special shells and a full version Windows 7 to do it, which makes it expensive. By a cheap Windows laptop and just grit your teeth................

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One of those $249 notebooks perhaps?

Hate dual boot partition and/or virtual machines. I'd rather buy a windows portable and chuck it.....

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One of those $249 notebooks perhaps?

As long as it meets the basic configuration requirements that Durametric lists on their site, you are golden..............

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Likely what I'll do as I don't see the 2010 GTS in my future yet and this Turbo is 99% of what I want and need.

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One of those $249 notebooks perhaps?Hate dual boot partition and/or virtual machines. I'd rather buy a windows portable and chuck it.....

I have no issues whatsoever running W7 under boot camp; you don't even know its there until you use it.

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One of those $249 notebooks perhaps?Hate dual boot partition and/or virtual machines. I'd rather buy a windows portable and chuck it.....

I use it (and all my other vehicle diagnostic tools) with a 6 year old Dell Netbook. Works just fine. I imagine you could find a used one for less then $100 if you looked..

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I reset it last night following instruction on other forum.

Ign off

press odo reset (0.0) on dash, keep pressing, turn on ign, no need to start car

"Service reset" on screen

press reset on wiper stalk.

i tried Durametric, they have the service reset option but it didn't work for me.

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I reset it last night following instruction on other forum.

Ign off

press odo reset (0.0) on dash, keep pressing, turn on ign, no need to start car

"Service reset" on screen

press reset on wiper stalk.

i tried Durametric, they have the service reset option but it didn't work for me.

Do you have the latest Durametric software?

6.3.2.5 is the latest I think.

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I reset it last night following instruction on other forum.

Ign off

press odo reset (0.0) on dash, keep pressing, turn on ign, no need to start car

"Service reset" on screen

press reset on wiper stalk.

i tried Durametric, they have the service reset option but it didn't work for me.

Porsche Cayennes use the CAN bus for diagnostics. The CAN bus will go into sleep mode after only a few minutes if the car's engine is not running. To prevent this, you can either start the car's engine (when it's safe to do so) or turn on the hazard lights (emergency flashers) just after turning on the car's ignition. For 2003 - 2004 models, press the brake pedal to wake up the CAN bus.

Also If the instrument cluster does not reset automatically when resetting the service reminder, remove the instrument cluster fuse for ten seconds with the key out before replacing the fuse. If the car has a fault in one of the non-critical systems it can trigger a service now indicator. Check each system for faults. Then try again.

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