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Left the front passenger side (Right hand drive) window open and rain poured. I dried the car but now I cannot start the car. When I turn ignition the lights are lit but it does not make any sound. Fault says generator failure. Tried jump starting as well but nothing happens.
The lamp covers to my headlights have continued to melt, causeing an ugly eyesore to the covers. Appears they have melted. Could the bulb be a higher voltage then it should be and also, are there any specific type of bulbs that should be installed? I wonder if the dealership could have replaced the bulbs with cheaper version? The older the car gets, the MORE MELTING OF LAMP COVERS! I UNDERSTAND THE COVERS ARE OF PLASTIC AND WILL CONTINE TO BE COVERED WITH WHAT APPEARS TO BE A DARK NICOTINE COLOR..ANYONE HAVE THIS ISSUE? PLEASE HELP AND THANK YOU SO MUCH! IT STARTED WITH ONLY ONE HEADLAMP AND NOW THE OTHER ONE IS STARTING TO DO SAME THING, AFTER HAVING A LAMP BULB REPLACED. WILL THIS EROSION BE ABLE TO BE REMOVED OR WILL THE ENTIRE LAMP HAVE TO BE REPLACED?
I had oil changed 3 days prior to 125 mi road trip. During road trip white smoke started coming from tail pipe. A few mi later the check engine light came on and I immediately pulled over. The car was towed back to Firestone who checked prob out and refuse to take care of issue, although there was NO INDICATION of ANY problems prior to oil change. I just turned 72,000 mi on car. Should this prob have been detected during oil change? Appx how much would Porsche dealer charge to replace oil seperator filter, as I have been told by Firestone this is the issue that caused car to engulf in white smoke. PLEASE HELP because Firestone has had my car towed to Porsche dealership and I await their call for quote on repairs. THANKS SO MUCH!
Had my oil changed and after appx 100 mi road trip my car started smoking with heavy white smoke. I am being told the oil seperator went bad on car, however, it has nothing to do with having oil changed just 3 days prior! I had no indication of any problem with white smoke, prior to oil change. As soon as my engine light came on, I pulled over and parked the car. It has been towed back to Firestone who did oil change and now they "deny responsiblity" for my issue! My car just turned over to 72,000 mi after oil change. Should this defective oil seperator been detected during oil change? Appx how much will this cost to have oil seperator replaced by Porsche dealer?
I have a 2003 Porsche 911 and just starting today the key is hard to come out and when I do get it out it sais the key is still in the ignition. As well, the radio, wipers and fan were not working. I played around with the key a little and then then everything worked. Would this be the ignition switch or something more?
When I start the car no smell. After 15 minutes of driving the smell will start. When I turn on the circulation of the ventilation it will go away on the inside the car. But when you step outside the car you wil smell the gasoline.
DO you need to drop the engine to fix the leak..
I had a fuel injector failure (engine light came on, car shuddered). I was advised today that the fuel injectors have been replaced, and the spark plugs have been replaced, but the car still is not running correctly. Now they are testing to see if the valves have been damaged due to the large amount of fuel dumped into my engine. This vehicle has less than 16k miles on it. Is this going to effect the vehicle in the future?
The check engine light was on about a month ago. I had the code checked and was told the engine was running lean. We weren't too concerned; tried to take it on a 3 hour drive and it just was SPEWING white smoke. We had it towed to a shop thinking head gasket - was oil separator. The check engine light is back on 3 weeks later. 54,000 miles. I am not the original owner. I am not technical. Doubt I could change a tire. What else could be wrong with this engine?
without the usage of a scanner
anywhere in the southbay area...thanks..
i have the ipd intake plenum 997.tt and also the throttle i believe thats what that is anyways i have no use for it and would like to sell it..any idea? where i can sell this item thankyou..
SERIOUSLY, I WANT TO RIDE WITH SWAG.
the car displayed engine battery so i replaced the old with new one. But then it won't even kick or start. This has happened before but when i changed the battery it started immediately. At a time too it was giving had start. Please advice
The RPM doesn't matter. I could shift at 1800 or 3000 RPM, sometimes you'll hear CHUNK (sometimes soft, sometimes louder) and most times you won't. I am careful with clutch engagement, I don't dump the clutch. It does it only when shifting between 1st and 2nd gear. I bought the car used recently and don't know the car's history.
Need up grade for PCM Cayenne S 2006, does it exist?
It started when I noticed the windows were down like I didn't latch it but it was latched and the spoiler was up. So I tried to cycle through opening and closing the top and now it won't close or open.
i have took it in for service but they couldn't determine the problem. they cleaned and changed the break pad, after two weeks the noise will return.
i don't think the breaks was problem. do you think it has to do with the rear axel?
could it be the fuse at the back of the radio other fuses are okay
If I power off to re-fuel, stall, or even just do a quick errand, I cannot get it started. I've had this in for repair 4 times and the problem just comes back each time after about a month!!
Is there a drainage system for that in the frame?
tire infltion yellow warning light goes on occasionally despite correct tire pressure
I accidentally pushed the automatic convertible top electrical switch too hard and actually punched the whole switch back into the dash, out of its original opening. (Talk about stupid-o) I can see the switch right inside the opening, hanging loosely, but there doesn't seem to be a way to get it back into the opening securely from the front of the dash. Is this going to require taking a lot of interior dash parts off to get to it?
Since the power steering pump is driven off the camshaft do you have to pull the engine to replace it?
Radio comes on but there is no sound
The radio does everything it's supposed to do but there is no sound
Both trunk releasers are stuck wont open, gas lid is also stuck. No dead battery, the only thing is that I don't have the remote working is just a empty shell. I know how to manually open the trunks what I need is to have it fix, so I don't have to do it manually.....! Thank you in advance!
The warning says both cornering lamps are not working. This has appeared before then it corrected. now its back and neither side works.
my engine light came on and the repair show stated that my catalyic converter is bad ? the light came on about a week ago
My car is coming close to the 30,000 miles and the maintenance required to maintain the car how much would it cost for the 30,000 mile maintenance an exact amount or at least a ball park figure.