Porsche 911 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Porsche 911
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Porsche 911 ProblemsEngine Oil Leaks
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.
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.
Porsche 911 QuestionsHow 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?
Porsche 911 RecallsHood Latch Fails To Secure Hood
The hood upper lock may not properly secure the hood due to a manufacturing issue. As a result the hood could suddenly open while driving, blocking the driver's vision and increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the lock on the front hood free of charge to resolve the concern.
A piston connecting rod inside the engine may come loose and damage the engine, causing loss of power and an oil leak. Owners of affected vehicles are advised not to drive their vehicles until repairs are made. Dealers will replace the engine free of charge to resolve the problem.
81 vehicles are being recalled because their front passenger seats use a defective wiring harness used to control knee and frontal airbags. A loose connection can result in injury to the passenger in the event of a crash. Dealers will replace the front passenger seat free of charge.