1996 Porsche 911 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Porsche 911

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.

Wind noise at the front of the car and water leaks at the vent wing are typical problems on Targa models.

The accumulation of moisture at major connectors and control units can cause various ABS/PDAS faults due to corrosion.

 

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Cannot shift into gear with engine running, will shift when engine is off. looked at the clutch fork,it moves when the clutch is depressed. put the car into gear and started engine, of course it move forware but could not shift back into neutral, had to shut engine off. the clutch slave unit was ...

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The soft top catch lever may crack and fail, resulting in the top opening in error on its own. Free of charge, dealers will inspect the roof alignment and locking pins and replace both locking motors. Dealers will also improve the warning system that notifies drivers of an improperly closed roof while driving.

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSSENGER VEHICLES. INADVERTENT DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIR BAG CAN OCCUR.THE INSIDE PIPES OF THE HEAT EXCHANGERS MIGHT BE SUBJECT TO CRACKING.

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