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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Porsche 911

1996 Porsche 911

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1996 Porsche 911 Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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

Brakes -- Verified

The brake warning display and warning gong can activate, typically after the first start of the day. The warning light/gong might stop after idling for a short time. This fault is usually caused by low stored hydraulic pressure due to a failed high pressure accumulator.

Brakes -- Verified

An external fluid leak may develop at the pressure switch; fluid will be evident in the trunk and the reservoir level will drop.

Brakes -- Verified

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

1996 Porsche 911 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., February 11, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSSENGER VEHICLES. INADVERTENT DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIR BAG CAN OCCUR.

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Engine, January 17, 1996

Summary: THE INSIDE PIPES OF THE HEAT EXCHANGERS MIGHT BE SUBJECT TO CRACKING.

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Engine, January 16, 1996

Summary: THE COVER SLEEVES ON THE EXHAUST TAILPIPES HAVE BEEN SECURED WITH ONLY TWO INSTEAD OF FOUR WELDING SPOTS.

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1996 Porsche 911 Questions and Answers

ttye2, 1996 Porsche 911, Walnut Creek, CA

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 mo...

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