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21 hours ago, BENC911 said:

this are the results from the duramtric inside instrument cluster and electronics

Work Log-2017-04-04_08-24-21-PM.htm

 

This problem remains perplexingly odd.  The car's computer system show no faults, yet it seems to be registering a fault on the instrument display.  If you had a headlight servo motor issue, where should be faults, if wiring was shorted or disconnected, there should be faults.  But there aren't any.

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You guys are awesome, i took it to a place and we are missing #18 from the back diagram that JFP put in the thread.

 

I need the part number, they will install it and we are golden!

 

If anyone can help me that would be awesome.

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13 minutes ago, BENC911 said:

This is the picture of what I am missing maybe i ask for the wrong thing.  I will call sunset now.

headlight problem.PNG

 

Yup, that little black object is call the level sensor, and retails for around $70-80.  Items # 1 & 2 in this diagram:

 

74e2d4896f41dd0894b9c45aee5e2230.png

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That should be correct.  If Sean is on his game, he should have asked you for your VIN to verify that is the most current part (their system is always more current than what we have out in the field).

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It looks like 6 and 7. I tend to over buy and then return if needed. Especially on cheap parts like the connectors that seem to be broken here. If you speak the the parts department and show them the pictures you should be fine. Also you can search the internet for 997 Katalog and you will be able to find a diagram of all of the parts along with part numbers.


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3 minutes ago, BENC911 said:

i just do not know what part to buy! I think it is the other side from the one we are thinking

 

Call Sunset, tell them which side you need (although I think one fits both sides) and they will confirm what you need.

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i am waiting for that guy (sean kennedy), but i am not holding my breath as it is friday i called him like 1 hour ago and have not heard back.

 

thanks again i guess it will be monday but still waiting and see if he calls back

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4 minutes ago, Ddavidoff said:

It looks like 6 and 7. I tend to over buy and then return if needed. Especially on cheap parts like the connectors that seem to be broken here. If you speak the the parts department and show them the pictures you should be fine. Also you can search the internet for 997 Katalog and you will be able to find a diagram of all of the parts along with part numbers.


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Looking at the photo again, you might be correct, which would explain why the car has no codes (the sensor is still connected electrically but not mechanically).  If that is the case, the part is a $5 "support", 99634137103.

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unreal, bought the part had it installed and the stupid failure still appears!

 

Any ideas?  I also had the tires replaced and was getting the TPM warning and thought that was it,but got that fixed and still the failure of headlinghts still there?

 

Perhaps a fuse? anyone knows which one to look at?

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