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2003 Porsche 911

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2003 Porsche 911 Problems

Engine -- Verified

Smoke, oil consumption, and fuel trim issues with various fault codes can be traced to an internal leak at the oil separator.

Engine -- Verified

Engine oil leaks can occur at the rear main seal and/or intermediate support cover o-ring; a revised seal is available. A careful diagnosis with proper tools is necessary to verify dimensional accuracy of the crankshaft to engine block.

Engine -- Verified

A small leak in the coolant reservoir can cause persistent coolant loss. To ensure engine longevity, coolant loss and overheating issues need to be resolved. Out technicians tell us the proper coolant fill procedure must be followed when refiling the cooling system.

Engine -- Verified

Valve cover leaks are common.

Brakes -- Verified

Pay close attention to warning lights and have the brakes inspected regularly—immediately address any brake problems. Hard driving habits will cause excessive brake pad and rotor wear.

2003 Porsche 911 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., April 26, 2004

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The front seat backs may not meet Porsche's strength standards. In the event of a crash, the seats could twist, tilting on one side to the rear. This could result in personal injury to the seat occupant. Dealers will replace the affected seats to correct this concern.

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Suspension & Steering, December 1, 2003

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A power steering fluid leak may develop due to a loose fitting on the fluid pressure line. Fluid leakage can result in reduced steering and/or clutch assistance. If the leaking fluid were to contact hot exhaust components, it could ignite. Dealers will tighten the affected fittings to the proper specification. The Porsche recall number is A307.

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2003 Porsche 911 Questions and Answers

KT Turbo, 2003 Porsche 911, Turbo, Franklin, WI

I have a leak which I think is coming out of the top of the gear box which I cannot see...what could be causing the leak which sends the gear lube down the gear box and causes it to become completl...

dream car, 2003 Porsche 911, Riverside, CA

When i stop the car after it has been running a small amount of radiator fuild leaks under the engine for about two minutes then stops. it dosent happen when the car is jut siting.

mas2006, 2003 Porsche 911, Neptune, NJ

I accidently reversed the terminals when jump starting my car. I believe I blew the main fuse. Where is the fuse located?

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Fullerton, 2003 Porsche 911, Waldron, WA

I have a 2003 Porsche 911 and just starting today the key is hard to come out and when I do get it out it sais the key is still in the ignition. As well, the radio, wipers and fan were not working....

mound8811, 2003 Porsche 911, Tacoma, WA

every time i put my window up it touches the top and comes straight down about half way…happened after a frosty morning. Any ideas??

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