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DME Signal to Warning / Idiot Lights Configuration

 

I am in the middle of swapping a 968 drivetrain into an '84 944 chassis. I am trying to figure out how to make the 968 check engine / low oil warning indicators to be functional, that is light up a 12v LED indicator.

My basic question is, does the DME:
1. Provide power (+12v or +5v) to the indicator light, when actuated?
2. Ground the signal line coming from the indicator light?

94 968 Airbag fault code 23

The car is giving an airbag fault code 23.  "Ignition pill circuit 3 - resistance too low/high".

The airbag check light does NOT come on when the key is turned. 

The "!" warning light on the dash stays on.  

 What is the ignition pill circuit?  Is that part of the airbag control unit?  Where should we be looking to solve this issue?

968 Rear window defrost wire connector

 Recently I purchased a 1994 968.   The rear window defrost wire connector has broken off at the main harness where it exits the body plug.  This is the female spade-type connector that connects to the frontside of the hatch strut. and locks into a receptacle.  It is a double-crimp style that has wire insulation support.(NOT a barrel crimp style)  I cannot find a suitable locking female spade connector.  If possible, I would like to replace with an original connector. The connector is the same type (but larger) than the short defrost harness on the opposite end of the strut.  Help?

968 Alternator Charging

I recently bought  a 968 with a charging issue. I am attempting to be a new DIY'er rather than take it to the shop at every issue and although I have poured through the forums i could still use some help. For background, the previous owner made me aware of the issue, said the alternator tested good and that he replaced the positive battery cable. The car has a winter garage charger that allows the car to be run for 30min before dying. When it is running, it is running good. 

CR-1 Radio Repair

The CR-1 Radio in my 1992 968 is not working.  I called United Radio in Syracuse NY and they said they no longer work on these radios.  Anyone have a source for who will still work on  / repair these radio's?  Thansk!
 

968 Radio Wiring Harness Adapter

I am trying to replace a new receiver in my 1993 968 coupe and crutchfield does not even have a plug and play adapter available for the radio wiring harness.  They have one for the 928 and I am wondering if it would work for my 968.  Any ideas?

968 Headlights and Odometer

My lowbeams went out while driving home on a rough section of road. The headlights raise and lock into place but now fail to come on. The parking lights and high beams still work though. The lights went out when I hit a pretty jarring spot from the road freezing and thawing. My odometer also stopped working a couple days ago.

Thanks, Justin

968 Electric Seat Problem and Removing Seat

I have recently purchased a 1994 Porsche 968 Coupe.  The  motor on the driver's seat will raise the rear of the seat but will not operate in the down direction.  The front of the seat seems to operate well in both the up and down direction.  Where do I start to look for the problem?  Is there a step by step proceedure available for removal of the seat?

Replace 968 Cab High Center Mount Brake Light bulbs

I have a burned out bulb in the HCMB light fixture. Please advise how to get access for replacement. The trunk lid has a noise absorbing lining. I am afraid I'll damage this lining attempting to remove it. Also, I'd like to replace all of the 24 year old incandescent bulbs with LEDs, but I haven't been able to find an LED replacement bulb for the type used in the HCMB fixture.

1994 968 Center Console Roller Switch

I have a 1994 968 Coupe.  I am trying to see what this switch is used for on my center console.  It has a headlight icon and a 3 position roller switch.  Thanks.

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