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Anyone experienced this scenario? 

Upon turning ignition key,  heard a click, and had no electrical power to anything on car. After opening hood and looking around I grasped the positive battery cable and pulled / jiggled slightly to check connection from where it disappears into the  firewall (if you will) area, and all electrical power was restored... car started and everything fine? Next time I went to start car experienced the same scenario. My question is...where, what does positive battery cable connect to that would exhibit these symptoms. Thanks

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997-1 had a problem with the cable to the starter.

Make sure you get the correct cable as they are different for 6-speed and Tiptronic.

A couple hours and lots of under car - top of car to replace.

 

997-1 cable.png

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Loren thank you for your response. The cable from the starter and to union #15 has been replaced. If cable were for tiptronic would it still fit my application as I have a 6 speed trans.? 

What is part #11, and how might it figure into my issue? As everything works after moving cable, I'm thinking its something up front?

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Check the nut that fixes cable #4 to part #11 (firewall frunk side). Part #11 is the power distribution unit under the dash on the passenger side that houses a few large curent fuses.

 

I know one case where that nut was loose (on a Boxster but same design) and that created electrical cut-out issues.

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Thanks Ahsai, I will give this a look see and let you know what I find.

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