Porsche Cayenne S Repair and Maintenance

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

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

The mechanism in the seat belts that locks a child safety seat into place may not operate properly. Dealers will permanently install a clip in either of the affected rear outboard seat belts and provide an owner's manual insert free of charge to resolve the concern.

The rear seat belt buckle may not be attached securely to the body. Dealers will inspect and replace seat belt buckles as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

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This is a outstanding SUV. I would buy another when I need to replace this one.

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