Porsche Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the Porsche as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

Due to a failed resistor pack, the HVAC fan may only operate on the high speed setting.

The accumulation of moisture at major connectors and control units can cause various ABS/PDAS faults due to corrosion.

Check Engine Light illumination and performance issues can be caused by oxygen sensor faults.

Cam tensioner/cam timing issues can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Cam tensioner/cam timing issues can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Cam tensioner/cam timing issues can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Cam tensioner/cam timing issues can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Due to air leaks at various locations, the Check Engine Light may illuminate.

The ignition system must be maintained—distributor caps, rotors, and cables require attention. The misfire detection system can cause the engine to shut down by half. The root cause of the problem must be ascertained before repair.

Check Engine Light illumination and performance issues can be caused by oxygen sensor faults.

The drains in the Cabriolet top can clog, causing water to leak onto the carpets. Water can also accumulate in the doors, causing various electrical problems.

Accumulated water in electronic control units can lead to various alarm and remote entry problems.

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.

Various fuel trim and oxygen sensor limit fault codes can be traced to an internal vacuum leak at the oil separator.