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manual switch will raise and lower rear spoiler but will not deploy while driving --where are the fuses located
Radio and heater fans worked, the blickers worked even though I could not see the indicators on the dashboard.WhenI got home, and restarted the car, the battery was very low like it had been drained by the lights. Where do I start to look?
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?
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?
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.
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.
could it be the fuse at the back of the radio other fuses are okay
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!
my engine light came on and the repair show stated that my catalyic converter is bad ? the light came on about a week ago
very hard to turn the key when inserted and very hard to take out, sometimes when key is removed power is still on. is it the ignition switch??
Tried a funnel and 16 in.hose,same results.
Hi I have a Boxter
1.When you start the car after 15 minutes, it will turn itself off
2.With a key i can't unlock the lock car
It has 77K with manual trans.Seams to run ok but can't drive it,the is blinding.
my car just stopped and when i jump started it managed to drive wirh a red light of battery generator. but when i remove the battery terminal is just switch off.
My mechanic is telling me that battery gel is bad for porsche alternator is this true
NEED TO KONW IF NEEDS TO REMOVE THIS VALVE COVER OR COIL COBVER WHAT EVER THE NAME IT IS CALLED ENG 2.7
Starts fine when cooled down.
Starts fine when its cooled down.
What is horsepower of the base model? How do I know if shocks are worn? How much tread depth before tires should be replaced?
I remove the battery and put it back and just one click its start again but after I turn off the engine and start it again no cranking. then I remove the battery again and put it back after couple of hour its start.My battery is brand new. what do you think is the problem please help me how to fix it thanks
how do you remove left side mirror housing needs to be replaced cracked
left side mirror housing is cracked. need to be replaced
Detailed instructions on ignition module removal, and installation. Please
I was driving down the road when it went off and it will not do anything.
I unplugged the AFM and took the car for a drive but there was no change in symptoms, which are: frequent stalling on cold mornings, stumble, hesitates, occasional backfie. The car has done 50,000 miles.
I have been quoted $1700.00 for this new AFM. I would like to get another opinion before I commit to this repair.
Thanks in advance.
I had a new (used engine) put into my car and now the temp gaue and the radio don't work. It is an after market radio. Are they connected in some way. The temp does show on the diagnostic computer
have had the car for apporx a month; first time this has happened