1990 Porsche 911 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Porsche 911
1990 Porsche 911 Problems
Over time, the engine can leak oil at various locations. Early-production vehicles require engine disassembly and modification to resolve leaks at the cylinder heads, oil return tubes, valve covers, timing cover, chain housings, case through bolts, and lines to/from the oil cooler.
The accumulation of moisture at major connectors and control units can cause various ABS/PDAS faults due to corrosion.
1990 Porsche 911 Questions
Since the power steering pump is driven off the camshaft do you have to pull the engine to replace it?
I took my 1990 C4 Cabriolet to a local repair shop for an oil change. They replaced the filter and pulled the drain plug and per the owners manual added 6.5 qts, let the engine idle and tried to add the additional 3.5. They couldn't get more than 8.5 qts total into it. At idle it was overf...
I was informed to avoid looking at 1990-91 Porsche 911's. Is there a reason?
1990 Porsche 911 Recalls
1990 Porsche 911 Reviews
A real success story for Porsche.The 911 line up seemed to get better with each year.This is the "real" Porsche design philosophy...rear engine , air cooled.A great performer , the engine is as strong as they come.Service cost can be high.For example valves require manual adjustment , dual ignition has twelve spark plugs...every 15,000 mile service.Plus twelve quarts of synthetic oil every 7,5...