Configurator diesel warning

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Col M
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Configurator diesel warning

Post by Col M » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:34 am

Dropped into my Porsche code to get this notice/warning:


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Important Notice: The Federal Motor Transport Authority (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt, KBA) is currently testing the engine software installed in vehicles of the type Porsche Macan Diesel 3.0 litre V6 (EU6). Therefore, the delivery of your ordered vehicle may be delayed until the KBA has tested a potentially required software update and has approved its use.
OK

So a 2nd update?


Shortshift
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Re: Configurator diesel warning

Post by Shortshift » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:12 pm

Over on Pistonheads, someone is posting in one of the Porsche forums that there is a 'stop sale' on new, unregistered SDs from 1st March, on the basis that the cars will not be legal to register after that date until a fix (the software improvement identified above?) has been implemented in an as-yet unknow timescale. Sounds as though something is afoot...

James


Mike and his Macan
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Re: Configurator diesel warning

Post by Mike and his Macan » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:53 pm

I try and think of it this way... the fix that fixed the fix didn’t fix the fix , so another fix is needed to fix the fix of the fix.


Col M
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Re: Configurator diesel warning

Post by Col M » Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:02 pm

Mike and his Macan wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:53 pm
I try and think of it this way... the fix that fixed the fix didn’t fix the fix , so another fix is needed to fix the fix of the fix.
Wow! That's some heavy thinking.

Maybe Audi should just have told Porsche what their fix was in the first place. Having bought into this second-hand I wonder when UK OPCs will be calling SDs in. Still can hope for a cure for my heavy right foot...only averaging 31.7mpg


John_M
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Re: Configurator diesel warning

Post by John_M » Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:05 pm

Mike and his Macan wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:53 pm
I try and think of it this way... the fix that fixed the fix didn’t fix the fix , so another fix is needed to fix the fix of the fix.
sounds like normal software support fixes - even when they aren't trying to do something dodgy


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Re: Configurator diesel warning

Post by Nuclear Nick » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:45 pm

Mike and his Macan wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:53 pm
I try and think of it this way... the fix that fixed the fix didn’t fix the fix , so another fix is needed to fix the fix of the fix.
My God! Where will you go for your next fix?
Nick

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Ian.g
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Re: Configurator diesel warning

Post by Ian.g » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:56 pm

Col M wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:02 pm
Mike and his Macan wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:53 pm
I try and think of it this way... the fix that fixed the fix didn’t fix the fix , so another fix is needed to fix the fix of the fix.
Wow! That's some heavy thinking.

Maybe Audi should just have told Porsche what their fix was in the first place. Having bought into this second-hand I wonder when UK OPCs will be calling SDs in. Still can hope for a cure for my heavy right foot...only averaging 31.7mpg
That’s about what I average. I don’t know how people get better than this! I don’t want an update - unless it boosts the power as well


Mike and his Macan
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Re: Configurator diesel warning

Post by Mike and his Macan » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:57 pm

I have my fingers crossed for another one!!


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Tom 2000
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Re: Configurator diesel warning

Post by Tom 2000 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:05 pm

Ian.g wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:56 pm
Col M wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:02 pm
Mike and his Macan wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:53 pm
I try and think of it this way... the fix that fixed the fix didn’t fix the fix , so another fix is needed to fix the fix of the fix.
Wow! That's some heavy thinking.

Maybe Audi should just have told Porsche what their fix was in the first place. Having bought into this second-hand I wonder when UK OPCs will be calling SDs in. Still can hope for a cure for my heavy right foot...only averaging 31.7mpg
That’s about what I average. I don’t know how people get better than this! I don’t want an update - unless it boosts the power as well
You get better if you stay under 55mph. I can’t. My average is 30.
I don’t want anybody tinkering with my software either unless I know exactly what it achieves.


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Re: Configurator diesel warning

Post by RAA » Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:27 am

I have not had a Porsche before, but have ordered a new (facelifted) Macan S Diesel which I hope to take possession of, later in the year (?) Hope this 'problem' with the emissions software is all sorted with the new model, when it comes. (Currently driving a Mazda CX-5 Sport Nav 2.2L diesel AWD SUV and averaging 40.5 mpg.)


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