Porsche Cayenne Repair and Maintenance

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

Porsche Cayenne Problems

Coolant Leak from Thermostat Housing

A coolant leak may develop at the thermostat housing, under the intake manifold. Our technicians tell us that revised parts are available to correct this concern.

Brake Pads and Rotors May Wear Out Prematurely

Brake pads and rotors may wear out prematurely. This can be heavily dependent on driving style. Our technicians recommend regular brake inspections with replacement of pads and rotors as required.

No Start or Stalling Due to Failed Fuel Pump

A no start or stalling condition may develop do to a failing fuel pump. A faulty fuel pump will require replacement. Our technicians recommend to inspect internal fuel tank connections for leaks whenever replacing the fuel pump.

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Porsche Cayenne Questions

Why won't my vehicle shift to higher speeds? (1 answer)

Trans has a problem coming out of low start-up range. Takes a long time to accelerate in the lower gears. When trying to get to highway cruising speeds, it slowly accelerates to 55 MPH and locks into that speed, not going any higher. Almost like cruise control is controlling the throttle. The ...

How damaged is my engine due to a fuel injector failure? (2 answers)

I had a fuel injector failure (engine light came on, car shuddered). I was advised today that the fuel injectors have been replaced, and the spark plugs have been replaced, but the car still is not running correctly. Now they are testing to see if the valves have been damaged due to the large a...

i have a noise coming from the rear when accelerating. what can that noise be? (1 answer)

i have took it in for service but they couldn't determine the problem. they cleaned and changed the break pad, after two weeks the noise will return.
i don't think the breaks was problem. do you think it has to do with the rear axel?

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Porsche Cayenne Recalls

Brake Pedal Separates

The brake pedal pivot pin may become dislodged, resulting in the brake pedal separating from the pedal arm. Dealers will inspect the brake pedal assembly clip and install a replacement clip if one is missing free of charge to resolve the concern.

Suspension Alignment Not Adjusted Properly

The front and rear axles may not be aligned properly, and fasteners may not be tightened to the proper torque level. Dealers will perform a front and rear suspension alignment free of charge to resolve the concern.

Inaccurate Fuel Gauge Reading

The fuel gauge and estimated distance to empty indicators could be inaccurate and lead to running out of fuel while driving. Dealers will update the instrument cluster software free of charge to resolve the concern.

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