2006 Porsche 911 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Porsche 911

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2006 Porsche 911 Problems

Valve cover leaks are common

Valve cover leaks are common.

Check Engine Light due to cam tensioner/timing issues

Cam tensioner/cam timing issues can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Rear Main Seal/Intermediate Support Cover O-ring may Leak Oil

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.

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2006 Porsche 911 Questions

How to fix a scratch on my headlight (1 answer)

I noticed a scratch on my headlight that is about 2 inches long and Maybe 2 mm deep, is there anyway I can fix it myself without ruining the quality of the whole headlight?

why replace positive battery cable as recommended? (1 answer)

hard starting was diagnosed as bad battery cable

Won't Start quickly (1 answer)

My 06 Porsche 911 Cab won't start quickly when you turn the key in the ignition. It has a several second delay. It's always been maintained by the dealer with no major issues, but the warranty ran out last month. What could be wrong with it?

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2006 Porsche 911 Recalls

Exhaust Pipe Can Detach From The Vehicle

The exhaust pipe can fall from the vehicle due to an insufficient weld. Dealers will install a new tailpipe with a longer weld free of charge to resolve the problem.

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