These cars are too complicated to try to figure out how things like the locks work without one. Could this be the culprit that is is draining the battery? Has anyone successfully rewired the switch to use just with a garage door opener? Turn power to garage door back on and let it go through it's powering up sequence - c15 secs. But before I do that, can anyone spot anything I might have overlooked? The three goals for this project were: seamless integration with the Porsche interior and electrical system; a dashboard-level indicator of when the transmitter was actually operating, and not having to change batteries in the transmitter. Enim enim adipisicing voluptate aliqua consectetur tempor non non in. A low mileage, low owners manual Cabriolet presented in exceptional condition throughout with watertight provenance. In addition, it would keep blowing the fuse for the int.
If so, press the key button on your remote to reactivate the remote. . Step 10: Open the cap of the positive terminal and attach the positive red jumper cable clamp. Did you do the work yourself? With this unit power needs to be sustained to the transmitter to maintain the programmed code. For the final successful attempt I switched the power off to the door whilst I programmed the Homelink buttons and used a different transmitter to that which I'd previously tried.
I then went to the car and pressed button l with ignition on and no engine remember after a few seconds the garage door started to close. . I have had my 996 for 3 years and covered over 70,000 miles in it, as I use it everyday. Personally I believe half of the fun in owning a Porsche 911 is to work on them, most of your routine maintenance can be done at the leisure of your own time, with garden variety metric tools and few special tools. However being that I am not as familiar with 997s, the Porsche professional technician may have another method but I doubt it. My process was as follows: Ignition on but engine off and no lights on.
Press the Homelink button in the car and it all worked! Follow the steps you would do to pair a new remote. On top of that you will know for sure you replaced every part that is supposed to be replaced, and every nuts and bolts is bolted back on. Its quite self explanatory to work out which part of the mechanism is locking the lever off. April 22, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I personally have not. The alarm started its deafening blaring but the key fob would not turn it off nor open the door. Success was only obtained by installing the transmitter in the rear section of the console whose cover is plastic and vinyl.
Thank you so much, please add me to any info you may have in the future. Eventually had to get the car 997 towed to Porsche dealer who managed to open using the posted procedure. Step 1: Unlock your car using the manual door lock, and leave the key in the door. When engine cold, car would start fine. I left my keys in the ignition and the battery drained! My process was as follows: Ignition on but engine off and no lights on.
The round button opens my garage, the triangular button opens the gate. When connected to the post I get nothing from the car; no lights, no response from the key remote…nothing. This page describes wiring up a garage door opener to a Porsche switch and installing it in one of the blanks in the Boxster console. I used it because I too think it lools like a garage door. I am thinking of just taking it to a specialty indy shop to fix it. I hooked one of the wires from the garage door opener to the switch's center terminal and hooked the other wire to both of the other terminals to allow it to function no matter which way I rock the switch.
So I think the different thing you are doing compared to me. I show how to do that in a different article here in this tech articles section. Get a small screw driver and simple flick the plate out of the way — hey presto! Is there any other mechanical method to open trunk, or does this point to electrical problem, fuse, circuit breaker that I can check? PeterS Fuji Joined: 01 Nov 2009 Posts: 9269 Location: Solihull Posted: Thu Dec 24, 2015 12:29 am Post subject: You got yourself a Cayenne, Zingers? Besides the awesome gratification to drive a 911 to the limit, I get just as much fun and enjoyment working on one. I just learned this one when i was driving my 06 Cayenne and the sunroof stuck open and wouldn't close all the way. Could it be a fuse? Attach the negative black cable first to the booster battery and then to the negative terminal in the Porsche engine compartment. The Porsche service department was closed and the salesman did not have a clue as to how to open.
With the Porsche, I adapted a hand-held unit. Plus a nice trouble light for your in-car work pref. After half a dozen attempts I've managed to program my Homelink to my Hormann doors! I left it hooked up all night and same results, nothing. However, I found a section on the Homelink website that confirmed this was not the case - This made me even more determined to get it to work! Car details This excellent example of a late-year 996 Turbo with just over 53K and a clean CarFax. One short hard tug later the hood popped open. However, I figured there has to be a better method than the hand-held transmitters that came with the house.
A new amplifier has been fitted, along with a garage door opener. Turn the alarm off by locking and unlocking the car at the door lock. However the led in the switch is wired such that it must be switched separately the switches, indicator led and backlight led share a common line +12V in the intended application. I figured I would order one of these instead of the door lock switch to wire my garage door opener to. I have a 1999 911, purchased a year ago.