1992 Porsche 911 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1992 Porsche 911

1992 Porsche 911 Problems

Engine Oil Leaks

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.

Check Engine Light due to faulty oxygen sensor

Check Engine Light illumination and performance issues can be caused by oxygen sensor faults.

Clutch release mechanism may fail
The release mechanism for the clutch (including the release arm bearings and shaft) can fail and cause stiff, binding, and possibly noisy pedal operation.

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1992 Porsche 911 Questions

Any reset switch or code protection for a carrera 2 964 3.6L engine (1 answer)

Car wont start,no spark at distribuidor, no signs of fuel at inyectors

oil leak (1 answer)

i have a oil leak coming fromaround the rear bumper shocks

irregular idle (1 answer)

My mechanic has told me that there is an air leak which is causing an irregular idle with my 92 Porsche 911, it has 73k miles. Also, when I am driving at times there is a slight hesitation with the engine, like it could stop. Could this be a plugged fuel filter? What controls the idle? The oil w...

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1992 Porsche 911 Recalls

Recall 96V147000
A PART OF THE STEERING COLUMN UPPER UNIVERSAL JOINT CRACKED DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS.
Recall 93V204000
AFTER THE ENGINE HAS BEEN TURNED OFF, THE REAR HEATER WILL AUTOMATICALLY OPERATE IN ORDER TO DISSIPATE HEAT IN THE ENGINE HEATING SYSTEM. DURING THIS OPERATION, THE RESISTOR FOR THE REAR HEATER BLOWER CAN BECOME OVERLOADED DUE TO A BINDING OR SEIZED REAR HEATER BLOWER.
Recall 93V205000
THE HYDRAULIC BRAKE PRESSURE REDUCTION VALVE CAUSES THE RATE OF HYDRAULIC PRESSURE REDUCTION TO SLOW DOWN, WHICH MAY RESULT IN THE REAR WHEELS LOCKING-UP EVEN WITH THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM IN OPERATION.

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