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This should be a quick and easy question to answer: Does your PSE button only click on the raised portion, or also on the depressed portion (like the other buttons)?

 

My PSE button stopped working. If I push the raised portion, the LED just briefly flashes and does not close the mufflers. Now I don't recall whether both "sides" of the switch should work, or only one side before I start tearing the car apart.

 

Question 2: is the B10 fuse the only fuse that the PSE mechanism relies upon?

Incidentally, the back up light fuse (B5 IIRC) blew recently, not sure it's related.

 

This is for a 2002 996 C2 with stock PSE but retrofitted PSE dash button.

 

Thanks!

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To add to our collective knowledge, I figured it out...I didn't have a spare fuse when I posted my question earlier.

 

It so happens that the PSE shares the fuse with the back up lights. The center conductor of the right back up lamp socket had broken off and then shorted out that circuit, taking down the power to the PSE button.

 

I am now scratching my head on how to fix the socket. The wiring loom (996 631 446 00 superseded with a 01) can be had for an every day low price of about 150$. The sockets are not sold individually.

 

My next action will be to twiddle with the remaining center conductor (bend it, put a spring on it), or move the unused fog lamp socket there. Suggestions welcome.

 

By the way, I replaced the left lamp with a Silvania LED, and it it is WAY brighter.

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