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I currently own a 2010 Porsche Cayenne Base model that has no trailer hitch and I was wondering is the Hitch for the 2007-2010 Audi Q7 or VW Touareg interchangeable with the Cayenne's? Its hard to find a used OEM Cayenne Hitch but I can find plenty of VW and Audi ones and at a better price. Any input would help. Thanks in advance.
Hi Porsche Gurus
I’m trying to troubleshoot a little issue I have that just my drivers door courtesy lights (and drivers sunvisor light but not sure if that’s different issue) don’t work, both the red and white ones and only the one door(rhd car)
now ive checked the common things like all the fuses and the wiring to see if they were damaged or corroded but they seem fine,
The one thing I would like to check but can not find any info on is where or what is the switch or sensor that tells the lights that the door is open to turn the lights on?
If I can find that then that will at least eliminate all manual fixes that I can think of unless any of you have come across this before, if it’s something simple and I look like a fool for not thinking of it then I’m happy to be a fool as long as the lights work:)
any help would be much appreciated
I was checking / fixing fuses, pulling them and putting new that kind of stuff and now my windows do not open and the front light are always on! The fuses are ok but I am wondering if by playing around maybe i messed up a relay or something! I tried to fix the fuses to what they should be, in the past the car ( used ) had fuses too big for what the chart called for, so for example i replaced a 30 for a 10 if a 10 was the one needed etc.
first time post here, thanks in advance for any advice, especially loren!
i've got a 1996 993tt with interior lights that did not turn on when hood or doors opened. i discovered that my ground wire to the alarm control unit (acu) was bad. so i tried a parallel ground wire from the interior light switch (br/ws wire) to the acu. please note that my alarm arms normally with single flashes when i normally lock the car. also, the door switches and hood microswitches are working in that the door buzzer sounds when i've got the key in ignition and open either door or the hood.
here's where it get weird. with the new ground wire in place:
1. if the doors are locked, and the lights are off, then the fob DOES turn on the lights.
2. if the doors are unlocked, and the lights are on, nothing will turn off the lights, not the fob, key in ignition (in position 0, 1, or 2), nor opening/closing doors.
3. if the doors are unlocked and i open the door or hood, the lights will NOT turn on.
to me this could indicate: 1. the ground to the acu from the door switches is bad, or 2. an acu relay between the door switch ground and the interior lights is stuck in the off position. neither of these explains why the fob can turn on the lights, but not turn it off.
does this look like a bad acu module? if so, is it repairable? also note that my acu p/n is 928618260-02, which represents the early generation of the acu's, later superseded by p/n xxxxxxxxx-03