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Old 06-07-2014, 09:13 AM   #1
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OBC will not activate

Ok you OBC hack experts I need your help.
Installed the stalk and went to get the OBC turned on
Went to 2 different Indy's both had a error in the coding
One said since I have a different head unit that wasn't factory the program didn't like it .
Any Ideas????

I live in San Jose, CA

By the way I have a 2003 S

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Old 06-07-2014, 11:16 PM   #2
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Lets see,

did you wire the stalk as "described/documented" to the gauge cluster?

Did you swap the head unit/gauge cluster too?

As far as I know, enabling the OBC is not a big deal, but reprogramming the DME can be...
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Old 06-08-2014, 10:55 AM   #3
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Head unit was changed out but not the gauge cluster
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Old 06-09-2014, 12:00 AM   #4
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check out Renntech.org, go to 986 then OBC and cruise control install.
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Old 06-09-2014, 12:14 AM   #5
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Head unit = DME?
non factory = reprogrammed or even non OEM-Hardware?
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Old 06-09-2014, 06:35 PM   #6
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Head unit = DME?
non factory = reprogrammed or even non OEM-Hardware?
Thats what the computer said DME?
So what should the tech do?
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Old 06-13-2014, 02:24 PM   #8
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just-discivered-fog-light has had 28 comments?????
And this one has only 6, which 3 are mine.
I have a real problem that I'm trying to resolve obviously this is the wrong forum to belong to
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Old 06-13-2014, 02:44 PM   #9
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just-discivered-fog-light has had 28 comments?????
And this one has only 6, which 3 are mine.
I have a real problem that I'm trying to resolve obviously this is the wrong forum to belong to
You should have seen my thread about humans achieving light speed someday. It was like 4 pages.

This attitude will not help. Lots of articles and threads on this here and rentech. You're adding an accessory that was not stock to your car. Very specialized and seems most folks didn't have this additional coding issue.
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Old 06-14-2014, 03:10 AM   #10
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Thats what the computer said DME?
So what should the tech do?
Well, if your head unit /DME is non-stock...getting kinda difficult to help without ANY further details about it.
How about Porsche dealership? Could be worth a try.
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:39 AM   #11
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How are we supposed to help without any useful information?
Head unit? That's a stereo. Bad info on your part.

He probably meant the DME, but how are we to know? Aftermarket? Is there even an aftermarket unit that'll work with this car? I don't know.

You need to:

1) find out what the problem is and get back to us using the proper terms.

2) do some investigative work for yourself. Get in there and look at the unit. Is it OEM?

If you do #'s 1 & 2, you will probably find that you've answered your own question and are wasting our time with questions that we could have no way of answering since you failed to provide the necessary information and we cannot see your car.
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just-discivered-fog-light has had 28 comments?????
And this one has only 6, which 3 are mine.
I have a real problem that I'm trying to resolve obviously this is the wrong forum to belong to

Nice attitude. I'm sure everyone will just fall over themselves wanting to help you now.

You're right - wrong forum.
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Old 06-14-2014, 08:20 PM   #13
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Did it ever occur to you that maybe there are no suggestions because you have a unique problem?
This is a great community forum with lots of helpful friendly people.
Unfortunately, that's the antithesis of your local area - I'm qualified to make that statement because I live here too...

Try Renntech.org. Much better chance of someone there having some helpful suggestions for you. Assuming you don't insult them first too!

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