Smoke, oil consumption, and fuel trim issues with various fault codes can be traced to an internal leak at the oil separator.
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2004 Porsche 911 Problems
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.
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.
Valve cover leaks are common.
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.
2004 Porsche 911 Questions and Answers
The interior light stays on and I can't lock the door with my alarm. I think it's the driver door.
I am getting a low drive cycle warning what could be the problem and fix?