Porsche Cayenne S Repair and Maintenance
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Porsche Cayenne S ProblemsNo 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.
My cayenne's coolant pipes broke at 84k miles. The symptom of this is when all your radiator fluid starts pouring out into the street. It seems like all pre-05 cayenne's have this issue eventually. It's causes by defective plastic coolant pipes. The fix is to have Porsche "upgrade" them to metal pipes for $3,000. There is currently a class action lawsuit pending for this.
Porsche Cayenne S QuestionsHow do you replace the headlight mount on Cayenne S when release tab has broken? (1 answer)
I have an 03 Cayenne S that has a light out. Come to find out the screw that pops the headlight assembly out is broken off and not able to use the tool privided by Porsche to remove it. Has this happened to anyone? If so how was it removed and what is the cost associated with it?
For about $8k USD. Car is in a dealership with clean record, and runs very well. What problems should I expect to encounter? Do the 06's have plastic coolants pipes?
Porsche Cayenne S RecallsBrake 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.
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.
A headlamp assembly may become loose and/or detach from the fender. This could result in reduced visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the headlamp locking assemblies to correct this concern. The Porsche recall number is AC01.