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By Nick Radloff
Hello. This is my first time posting as this is my first issue with my 2006 Cayenne S and this is also my first Porsche. The vehicle had an aftermarket radio in it when I purchased it and I changed that radio for another one that supported Apple CarPlay. both units are made by pioneer and after looking at the backs of them it appears to be plug and play. I changed everything out and fired it up and everything was great. No issues or errors and the sound worked fine and calls worked fine. The previous installer used only twisted ends and electrical tape to secure the wiring so I took the wiring apart and used wire nuts to make sure nothing came apart while it was being installed and for longevity. After starting the car back up, I received a brake proportioning fault and an oil pressure fault and it told me workshop fault as well. I pulled fuse 40 as I heard it resets the system and plugged it back in. The brake proportioning fault is gone but the oil pressure fault remains. I double checked my wiring work to make sure that I was not missing anything and nothing had come back apart. Everything is indeed attached and plugged in.
Now that I have finished my long-winded story, was this fault caused because I knocked something loose or because I left the fiber optic cabling unplugged for too long. I noticed that there was a red light coming from the input and of the fiber optic cabling a couple of times while I was rewiring it. Do I just need to reset this system using a better method or do you think something is wrong with it?
Any help would be appreciated and I intend on donating to this forum and website as it seems to be a true source of knowledge and help for the DIY Porsche enthusiast. Thank you in advance and I look forward to your responses.
I replced the CDR23 with Seicane Android HU. It comes with Canbus adapter and I purchaed MOST adapter with it to make it work with factory Bose amp.
The unit powers up fine, but the MOST adapter needs to have power to work. Any suggestion where can I connect the three wires listed in the pic to? I assume the main socket that was connected to the CDR23 has power, but don’t know which wire is which. How easy would it be to get power from lighter adapter aux? I am planning to replace that lighter adapter with USB port for the HU as well.
I have a 2017 911 4s cab and not impressed with the Bose system, i like the head unit with carpal and integration with the car but the speakers and power are poor at best. Does anyone have experience in upgrading the system without changing the stock look in the car? Thanks All
I have recently had to replace the broken PCM unit in my 2007 Cayenne, I chose an AVH-X8800BT Pioneer head unit. I have used the following connectors:
Everything works pretty much as expected, apart from the lack of reception. I have hooked up the blue aerial adapter wire to the blue / white wire coming out of the head unit, but it doesn't seem to make a difference at all. The blue white wire has roughly 12v on it when it is unplugged, and I can get a voltage back at the other end of the fakra aerial wires where they plug into the amplifier in the rear spoiler.
Does anyone have any clues as to why it doesn't seem to be working? At the rear spoiler it looks like I have two amps, 1 on each side, the right hand amp has EXT, black and curry coloured connectors, the left side just has EXT.
Has anyone got any hints as to how I can diagnose this? Just to confirm that the reception was working fine on the old Porsche unit before it died.