1997 Porsche 911 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Porsche 911
Verified by mechanics, reported by drivers like you
Ask a mechanic in our community
1997 Porsche 911 ProblemsFailed Hood and Deck Lid Supports
The front hood and rear deck lid support struts may fail; replacement is required.
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.
1997 Porsche 911 QuestionsXmission ..Auto .where do you check the level .and location ?? (1 answer)
Can't find the Auto transmission leve to check transmission oil level
Drivers front power seat was moved back and know inner track will not move checked for any thing blocking track, nothing blocking. Outer track works fine. I am unable to remove seat to fix, unable to get to the rear bolts to remove seat?
The battery in my '97 911 is dead and hood release won't open hood.
1997 Porsche 911 RecallsConvertible Soft Top Opens In Error
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.