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I have been getting this error code, typically on cold start up. If I turn the car off and on again it goes away. Dealer says they have never seen this before and the tech recommends replacing the turbos. 2017 Macan Base with 66k miles. Wanted to check the forums if anyone had any input before I shell out 3500.
 

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......Wanted to check the forums if anyone had any input before I shell out 3500.
Bummer to hear about this. I don't recall this issue coming up before on this forum.

Given that the car is not very old, and just out of warranty; and the dealership doesn't sound confident the turbos are the issue; I would recommend contacting Porsche NA and opening a complaint ticket with them. I would think there's a good chance of getting some good will assistance on troubleshooting and parts.

If you have other dealerships or high-end independent shops in your area, you might also pursue some second opinions.

Please keep us posted, and best of luck getting it sorted.
 

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Will try contacting Porsche NA, thanks! If anyone has a recommended shop in SF that would be greatly appreciated.
 

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From the OBD code description, it sounds like the fault is in the variable geometry control actuator feedback position sensor (if there is one) or more likely the electric wastegate actuator or in another sensor that gives a similar signal related to the electric compressor bypass valve, which controls surge noise and protects the turbo. For a start, you can double check all the electrical connections and see if the fault goes away.

Here's some info on the OBD code: https://www.troublecodes.net/p2codes/p2563/

Below is the connector on the wastegate actuator.
227040
 

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Went to Junipero Serra Porsche & Mercedes-Benz in Daly City to take a look. Owners name is Jimmy and he diagnosed it but was not able to find anything wrong. Car drove fine and the signals seemed fine. He recommended to take the car to the dealer and reflash the DME to stock thinking the car might have a tune since unplugging the actuator or leaving it unplugged gave no other errors or ever hit relearn mode.

Took the car back to Rector Motor Car Company, a porsche dealership which said the turbo was bad. They upgraded the DME software with much hesitation since they recommended replacing the turbo. They even asked the shop foreman to take a look. After an hour and half they realized the wastegate had too much play so that was causing a slight boost leak. They are going to try and good will warranty it! Thanks for all the help everyone.
 

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@CdnCarNut that’s some great information. I saved that should that come up with my car.
Thanks for the link.
 
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