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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Most reported 2002 Porsche 911 problems
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.
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.
Abnormal noises from the intermediate shaft area may be signs of impending engine failure, don't wait to get this issue checked out!
Various fuel trim and oxygen sensor limit fault codes can be traced to an internal vacuum leak at the oil separator.
If engine misfiring, rough running, or fuel consumption issues are not resolved quickly, the catalytic converter can overheat and fail.