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Help, both driver and passenger window go down by themselves after shutting the car off. Usually within 5 minutes. This has become a big problem in the rainy season. Any help would be much appreciated.
My 1999 911 Carrera started smoking at a streetlight. Very smelly blue smoke was coming from under the engine cover. I pulled over and popped the cover. Blue smoke was coming from somewhere under the engine (not the exhaust). The engine stopped very suddenly.
We don't have a local Porsche dealer, but the Subaru dealer owns a bunch of 911s and he has a couple Porsche mechanics. I had it towed there.
The C1 fuse ("Engine Electronics") was blown. They replaced it, but as soon as they turned the key, the "cam adjuster wiring harness" (I do not know what this is) began to smoke, and the fuse blew again.
They disconnected the cam adjuster wiring harness (I don't know what this means, and neither did the service advisor), and the fuse stayed intact, and they got the car started. They were able to drive it out to the parking lot with no problems.
They said I need a new cam adjuster wiring harness (again, no idea what this is), and this would require an engine out repair, which they could not do. They estimated this work at $5,000 to $6,000.
Additionally, they did not know how drivable the car was with a disconnected cam adjuster wiring harness.
So ... how bad is this? (Service report image attached.)
I got my 2014 Cayenne Platinum edition and it seems that the remote unlock and locking mechanism using my key fob does not work unless i am close to the vehicle, range is i would say 5 feet.
I tried to change the batteries on the key fob but issue still there, is there anything else i am missing or is it a design issue by Porsche that they corrected on a later versions ?
My first post on this site. I have been searching on several forums trying to find the location and access for the relays. I've been able to find the location and am just starting to dig into how to access them. To find out which relay panel I really need to get at I'd like to know which relays are in the panels. Found one panel up under the dash (drivers side) which looks like it will be the most difficult to get at (maybe need to remove the lower dash panel to access that one). The other appears to be in the rear behind the carpet on right side of trunk.
Any help here would be appreciated.