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Forum: 993 Forum
01-26-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,438
Posted By rbeggs

Same here.

I installed a set of the Morimoto projectors about a year ago and have the same problem. I recall checking the orange washer situation and being satisfied that the installation was "correct". The...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-30-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,911
Posted By rbeggs

What is the protocol for setting the readiness...

What is the protocol for setting the readiness flags with a PST-2? I'm fortunate in having one and have found it very useful for performing many diagnostic tasks, The readiness flag business eludes...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-22-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By rbeggs

San Francisco.

San Francisco.
Forum: 993 Forum
04-22-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By rbeggs

Problem is, my car shows non-ready on all 5 codes...

Problem is, my car shows non-ready on all 5 codes no matter how many miles are driven with no battery shutoff or code reset. My understanding is that at least one should reset overtime with 300-500...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-22-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By rbeggs

Hmmm... This is useful information. So, either my...

Hmmm... This is useful information. So, either my PST2 is defective (unlikely, as all other functions operate) or there's something seriously wrong with my cars OBD2 system. Seems to me it should it...
Forum: 993 Forum
04-22-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By rbeggs

Porsche, PST2 tester question?

Can anyone confirm that the PST2 tester shows a happy or sad face status symbol for smog readiness on a 993? The PST2 manual shows the happy/sad face icon as the readiness state indicator. My tester...
Forum: 993 Forum
03-25-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 461
Posted By rbeggs

PST-2 system tester question

I was lead to believe that The Porsche PST2 tester. shows a smiley face or frown face depending on the 5 OBD readiness flags. Why that and not a yes or no escapes me.

However, my PST2 shows...
Forum: 993 Forum
01-19-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 891
Posted By rbeggs

CCU switch illumination?

I have replaced my CCU re-circulation/defrost switch because of a lamp failure. The new (genuine) switch has no illumination at all. It's not the CCU as exchanging the new switch back to old restores...
Forum: 993 Forum
11-17-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By rbeggs

L, R, HVAC fans reversed?

While doing some trouble shooting with a PST-2, I discovered that the left and right HVAC blowers are reversed when activated in test mode with the PST-2. There seems to be no functional downside but...
Forum: 993 Forum
09-23-2017, 03:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By rbeggs

The exchange is much appreciated. I think I'll...

The exchange is much appreciated. I think I'll order a couple spare, back up "end caps" just to be covered.

Moving on... I'm formulating another question which deals with what I believe is a more...
Forum: 993 Forum
09-21-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By rbeggs

Curiouser and curioser. jrmdr... Now that's...

Curiouser and curioser.

jrmdr... Now that's interesting. I have no brake reservoir vent line as shown in your pic. My brake reservoir has what looks like a vent outlet near the cap but it's been...
Forum: 993 Forum
09-20-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By rbeggs

Thank you for your help. I think I see what...

Thank you for your help. I think I see what they're trying to do. Why and whether it makes any difference is questionable. The piece is obviously purpose built. It's designed. Oddly. Somebody thought...
Forum: 993 Forum
09-20-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By rbeggs

Okay, I found the second one Waaay down, wedged...

Okay, I found the second one Waaay down, wedged under the cabin fan. Not fun but I got it out. What they do and exactly how they are installed remains a mystery. A pic would be useful and appreciated...
Forum: 993 Forum
09-20-2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By rbeggs

gw911, That description is good enough for me. I...

gw911, That description is good enough for me. I haven't checked it out yet, but it makes sense. I've been working in that area lately. I must have knocked it off. I'm hoping its right hand...
Forum: 993 Forum
09-20-2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By rbeggs

Mystery object???

What is it? Found in luggage compartment, below the area where the fuel lines for the gas tank connect to the fuel filler neck assy.

It's about 1-1/2" square, spongy solid rubber. It has markings...
Forum: 993 Forum
09-06-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,865
Posted By rbeggs

This is good information. Hmm...What's...

This is good information.

Hmm...What's involved in replacing the the filler neck?
PN. 993 201 043 00.

Thanks for your help guys

-rb
Forum: 993 Forum
09-06-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,865
Posted By rbeggs

So does a filler with the divider bisecting the...

So does a filler with the divider bisecting the opening allow the nozzle to go deep enough to remain unattended while filling?

Is it possible to take a picture of an unmolested filler neck? I'm...
Forum: 993 Forum
09-06-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,865
Posted By rbeggs

Okay... this gas filler flap business. I can't...

Okay... this gas filler flap business. I can't leave well enough alone. Mine is stuck open as well. Is the piece of metal that arcs upward and catches the flap really a divider? I've bent mine down...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-23-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 32,375
Posted By rbeggs

Hmmm... This is all very good information, not...

Hmmm... This is all very good information, not what I wanted to hear but what I expected might be the case.

So, I take it the continuously flashing door LED's at the end of my fob programming...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-22-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 32,375
Posted By rbeggs

This is getting more interesting. No, you...

This is getting more interesting.

No, you did not bypass my immobilizer.

I'm using a '96 DME with an active immobilizer to program the fobs. I have a '97 DME which has been chipped and has the...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-17-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 32,375
Posted By rbeggs

Loren, Seems it goes a little deeper. When...

Loren,

Seems it goes a little deeper. When my DME was chipped (which is fine) I had the immobilizer deactivated. This in turn, made the immobilizer lamp blink continually so I removed the bulb....
Forum: 993 Forum
06-16-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 32,375
Posted By rbeggs

I'm referring to steps C, D and #1 in the...

I'm referring to steps C, D and #1 in the procedure. Since my immobilizer has been bypassed in the DME, the sequence of events seems off. I get a steady alarm after step #1 when following the steps...
Forum: 993 Forum
06-16-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 32,375
Posted By rbeggs

Two questions about Key fob programming???

Does having a DME with the immobilizer disabled alter this procedure in any way, ie, bypass any steps?

How does one deactivate a key fob or does its absence during the procedure deactivate it by...
Forum: 993 Forum
03-20-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By rbeggs

The current thinking on this mystery is that it...

The current thinking on this mystery is that it is likely a fuel pump issue. It's working but on it's way out and it's pulling to much current. This is stressing the relay.

Does this make sense? I...
Forum: 993 Forum
03-19-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By rbeggs

Thanks for the thinking Bcameron. That made a lot...

Thanks for the thinking Bcameron. That made a lot of sense but that's not it.

I've localized the sound. It's coming from the area of the fuse box. I banged on it and the sound changed. I removed...
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