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Various signal faults displays at once. PSM, ABS, AWD overload, Brake, brake diatribution
Hello. Since all the modules lost power, they may need to have the low voltage codes cleared from memory. Have the vehicle scanned and cleared of codes in all modules. Then let the engine run at idle for several minutes...
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The steering wheel vibrates at 50 mph
Hello. Any time you feel vibration in your steering wheel at a certain speed, but not at other speeds, it is caused from something being "out of round", which means something is out-of-balance. One thing many people do not consider...
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Grinding noise while braking - 2006 Porsche Cayenne
Okay, so with brakes, the concept is fairly simple and hasn't changed much over the years. You have a rotating disk and it is being squeezed on both sides by a pair of pads. If you are hearing a grinding...
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Transmission slips during acceleration
Hey there. If you have manual transmission, this is almost certainly the clutch slipping. It is wearing out and used gently, it will propel the car forward, but it cannot hold the torque when you accelerate harder. The clutch will...
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Heating blows cold - 2006 Porsche Cayenne
Hello. Based on what you have described, I am almost 100% certain you need to replace your blower motor control module / resistor. Not getting AC is much more common than not getting heat because heat comes from the hot...
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Replacing ceramic brake pads
Hello. It is not a recommended mileage to change the pads but to inspect them every time the tires are rotated or vehicle is serviced. The pads should be changed when they are worn down at the thinnest part at...
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Are water pump repairable, ie change the bearing and seal
Your water pump can be repaired, however the parts and labor to repair the pump may possibly exceed the cost of a new pump. I would recommend having an expert from Your Mechanic come to your home to take a...
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Where is my alternator located
Hello there, the alternator for your 2006 Porsche Cayenne Turbo is located on the front of the engine along the serpentine belt path. Replacing the alternator is a extensive job best left to the professionals as it required the removal...
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Whining noise when the engine is at idle.
Hi there. The whining noise that you are hearing is the gears and timing chain in the engine. This is a normal condition and all of the Porsche engines have the same sound. If your engine has an inner cooler,...
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I wanted to buy a used 2008 Porsche Cayenne s. Is it a good idea and would it cost me a fortune maintaining and repairing?
Hi there. All luxury vehicles have a higher cost in maintenance. I recommend making a list of maintenance that you think would need to be done on a 2008 Porsche and call around to get estimates on the repair cost....
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I let my uncle change my pads and rotors and now everytime i press the brake all i get is an air sound scared to drive
Usually a hissing noise when you hit the brakes involves the vacuum brake booster. But it seems unlikely that working on the brakes should effect this component. Changing brake pads and rotors is a pretty straightforward job, even on a...
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Considering purchasing, however, I am leery of possible high maintenance costs associated with this vehicle. Dependable? High maintenance?
Going from a BMW 135i to a 2014 Porsche Cayenne will obviously cost more in maintenance through the years. From special procedures during repairs, more expensive parts and higher labor costs, you can only expect the upkeep costs to go...
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Q: Maintenance Costs
The maintenence costs for the Porsche as opposed to the Audi would be entirely dependent on which type of oil and filter you use as well as the amount of oil that the Porsche engine requires. If the two engines...
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Porsche Cayenne S 2005 has code P0349 read on scanner.
Hi there. The Camshaft Position Sensor tone ring could be damaged or there could be an electrical problem with the electrical circuit with the camshaft position sensor harness. I recommend replacing the camshaft position sensor. If you need further assistance...
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Does the transmission have to be taken out to replace thermostat
Hi There, The transmission and the thermostat housing are parts of two different systems in your vehicle. Neither of these requires the other to be removed in order to access the other.
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My car won't unlock
When this situation occurs, it's commonly due to a failure within the power lock module, which is what receives the signal from your FOB key and sends a signal to each door to unlock. However, it could be a simple...
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In my 2006 Porsche Cayenne Turbo (955), after the car is turned off and locked the hazard lights flash on the front and the back for about 40 seconds
Hello. This is a problem within the vehicles control module. The main body control module that controls the lighting either has an internal hardware failure or an issue with the programming. I usually try reprogramming the system first and if...
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My Porsche Cayenne is losing power when i drive. The car vibrates then suddenly the Steering gets locked and I cant accelerate.
Hi Umarr. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com today. From what we can gather from your information, it's apparent you have a rather serious safety issue going on with your Porsche. It's possible that the root source is a damaged...
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Power door modulator vs. door actuator 2012 Porsche Cayenne
Hi there - the Porsche dealer parts diagrams actually list a "door lock" mechanism, and a "driving mechanism" for the door lock. I would take my old receipt (which should have part numbers as well as description) with me, and...
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My Porsche Cayenne is shutting down in traffic and cutting off when I start the vehicle
When your car stalled, most likely it set one or more trouble codes in the engine ECU. Those codes can be read by a technician equipped with a Porsche appropriate scan tool. You might be able to see the problem...

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