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Had a fender bender now my 2009 Porsche Cayenne has no power

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Had a fender bender now my 2009 Porsche Cayenne has no power unless I boost it from under the seat but still won't start
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Customer: Every thing comes on when I boost it but when I turn the key there's a lil click that's all I get
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Customer: Yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: Boosting it
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Customer: No
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Porsche
Expert:  porscheguru replied 1 year ago.
Hi, can I ask you if any airbags were deployed? Can you check for power at the jump start terminal in the engine compartment? It sounds like you are trying to jump start it from under the seat correct? If so, I believe the pyro switch which disconnects power to the engine compartment in case of an accident, has done it;s jb and must be replaced.