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Forum: 928 Forum
01-05-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 946
Posted By aaron3

My 90 GT would not shift well in the low gears on...

My 90 GT would not shift well in the low gears on cold days, until I warmed it up. I changed to Amsoil gear oil 75-90 (I think...) and never had any issues after I changed. Noticeable difference.
Forum: 928 Forum
12-21-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,068
Posted By aaron3

I have seen this problem pop up a number of...

I have seen this problem pop up a number of times. I had this problem also, but I figured it out. Here's my official trouble shooting write-up:

Problem: Dash lights (the back lighting) go out...
Forum: 928 Forum
08-17-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,936
Posted By aaron3

So is this just another switch that can be...

So is this just another switch that can be eliminated? None of my other cars have a level switch in the coolant reservoir.
Forum: 928 Forum
10-08-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,903
Posted By aaron3

There is a fairly large 928 group in Milwaukee...

There is a fairly large 928 group in Milwaukee area. A fairly good size racing group. And a few guys that can tear down a 928 motor and rebuild it faster than any Porsche tech ever could. There is...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-18-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By aaron3

I had an idle problem a few years ago, and...

I had an idle problem a few years ago, and figured it was the ISV. I ended up pulling the intake because it needed some cosmetic work (looks great in sparkle blue with silver letters). Anyway, when...
Forum: 928 Forum
09-08-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By aaron3

If Mark A. doesn't have the D90's I have a set...

If Mark A. doesn't have the D90's I have a set that I would part with. Let me know.
Forum: 928 Forum
06-24-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,098
Posted By aaron3

I went thru just about everything you are going...

I went thru just about everything you are going thru a few years back. I did all the diagnostics and it appeared that the control unit (silver box next to the passenger seat) was bad. I was ready...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-14-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By aaron3

I don't think the 90 and newer MY have BOTH an...

I don't think the 90 and newer MY have BOTH an external cooler and radiator type. These models only have the external. If there's an oil line going into my radiator, I don't see it.
Forum: 928 Forum
06-14-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By aaron3

I was thinking along the same lines. Small load...

I was thinking along the same lines. Small load at idle, block cooling might be adequate.

The reason that I wondered is that I have read a fair number of 'low oil pressure at idle' stories lately...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-14-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By aaron3

I agree and my car has all these parts, but since...

I agree and my car has all these parts, but since the cooler is mounted right below the radiator, and the fan is mounted right behind the radiator (and pulls air in thru the radiator, how can the fan...
Forum: 928 Forum
06-14-2009, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By aaron3

External oil cooler question MY 90 and newer

On the MY 90 and newer, there is an external oil cooler. I noticed that the cooler is not located in the path of the cooling fan airflow. Is is located below the radiator/cooling fan assembly. Oil...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-29-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By aaron3

I had the same problem. The backlight on the...

I had the same problem. The backlight on the dash works when the headlights are OFF, but when you turn the highlights ON, the backlight goes off. There is a wire connection that gets loose (and...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-29-2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By aaron3

front tow eye

Ok, so the plug in the front tow socket is firmly stuck (90GT model). Two questions:

1. What is the easiest way to 'unstuck' the plug (WD 40 with and easy outs?)?
2. Since it will probably be...
Forum: 928 Forum
05-05-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By aaron3

Tensioner bolt access

Ok, I searched the archives but didn't find what I was looking for. I checked my TB tension this weekend and it needs to be tightened slightly. Two questions:

1. What size wrench is the...
Forum: 928 Forum
07-09-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,230
Posted By aaron3

JP you are welcome to use my LH if needed. John...

JP you are welcome to use my LH if needed. John Speake checked it out a few years back. It's for a GT but it should work. I'm located close to Milwaukee. My MAF was checked out too if you'd like...
Forum: 928 Forum
04-19-2006, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 877
Posted By aaron3

Two points: 1. Be careful when tightening up...

Two points:

1. Be careful when tightening up on the cap bolt/check valve of the fuel pump, it's easy to slip and break off the electrical terminals on the pump (ask me how I know).

2. I agree...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-20-2006, 04:13 PM
Forum: 928 Forum
03-16-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,914
Posted By aaron3

I had a similar failure with my in tank pump. ...

I had a similar failure with my in tank pump. I'm torn as to put another one in there or forget it and replace with a strainer only unit.

Louie, could you share what strainer you end up using...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-07-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By aaron3

S4 front spoiler question

My car came without a front spoiler. I'm going to buy one. Is there any other parts required (brackets, etc.) to mount the spoiler. I do have the 'hooks' on the bottom of the bumper cover. TIA.
Forum: 928 Forum
01-05-2006, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 791
Posted By aaron3

Had a similar problem. Mine was the comb flap. ...

Had a similar problem. Mine was the comb flap. Follow Wally's instructions and it will go away.
Forum: 928 Forum
12-22-2005, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By aaron3

I can jump on the list of those that pulled it,...

I can jump on the list of those that pulled it, cleaned it with about a gallon of WD-40, tested it with a battery, and put it back in. Works fine for me after a year. I also had an issue with a hot...
Forum: 928 Forum
11-15-2005, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By aaron3

Question: The 87 and 88 model S4's did not have...

Question: The 87 and 88 model S4's did not have an in-tank pump. They only have a screen in the fuel tank. Since the in tank pump is prone to failure and when it fails it kills the other pump, I'm...
Forum: 928 Forum
10-31-2005, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By aaron3

Thanks for the info. The main pump is dead too,...

Thanks for the info. The main pump is dead too, I found the in tank one dead when troubleshooting the main one.
Forum: 928 Forum
10-31-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By aaron3

In tank fuel pump replacement tips

My in tank pump is dead. I ordered a new one. Any tips on getting the old one out. I'm concerned about mucking up the plastic fuel tank.

TIA
Forum: 928 Forum
10-25-2005, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By aaron3

Brake Dampers- Required?

I had my pads out last night and one of the little dampers disintegrated. I put the pads back in w/o the dampers. They didn't squel today at all.

1. Are the dampers required and am I doing any...
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