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the wrong gas was put in the car and drove then it lost power and started driving rough and smells like old gas now.

While the car was super low on gas then drove not it's running rough and missfiring and the check engine light is on I have checked coils and plugs put the right gas in and can't get it to run right how can I fix this myself

sat over winter, got in w manual entry, popped hood, replaced battery, can enter with fob now but car starts then dies as if running out of fuel. Porsche wants me to tow to shop, not liking that idea. I've been told it may be anti-theft and keys and car will need to be "reprogrammed" How did this happen and can i next time remove ground cable to allow battery to not have any draw or will i have to "reprogram" again if that is actually what is wrong. thank you

manual switch will raise and lower rear spoiler but will not deploy while driving --where are the fuses located

All the time whether the engine is on or off, coming from the exterior engine compartment.

every time i put my window up it touches the top and comes straight down about half way…happened after a frosty morning. Any ideas??

The mechanic did not tighten the cap on the coolant tank, hot coolant, steam came out, runs all over the place, and now my car runs really bad, it want start. Can you explain what happen?

Windshield wiper fluid alarm keeps going off

Alarm works but horn doesnt no click no nothing

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?

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?

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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!!