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When driving and putting my car into second gear, it pops out.
I took my 1990 C4 Cabriolet to a local repair shop for an oil change. They replaced the filter and pulled the drain plug and per the owners manual added 6.5 qts, let the engine idle and tried to add the additional 3.5. They couldn't get more than 8.5 qts total into it. At idle it was overflowing from the reservoir and would go down when opening the throttle. When I tried to drive away it start bellowing smoke out of the tail pipe. They used synthetic 10W30 oil. I left it there for now and am thinking I need to have it hauled to a mechanic. Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Took my 2001 Boxster to get a leaky trans seal replaced...now the dealer is saying bushings inside are damaged and wants another 2900.00 on top of the original 1800.00 (to put in a used transmission!) It was running fine, just leaked before I took it in??? Says Porsche doesn't MAKE parts to rebuild them?
After changing the oil on my Porsche Cayenne I need to turn the service light off. If you could tell me how to do this it would be very helpful.
I'm interested in purchasing a used 03 Porsche Boxster. I'm concerned about maintenance costs. any recommendations?
where do i find instructions online to take apart the door on a 2003 boxter to replace the window regulater?
how difficult is it to do a clutch job on a 2001 boxer
Within the last week, in my 2004 Porsche Cayenne, a warning sign is displayed ("check brake shop" which I assume means that my brakes need to be replaced) so I am going in to a shop to get a second estimate. My question is do I have to get the rotors, sensors and brake pads or can I just get the brake pads replaced? I am very tight on cash right now and don't want to get hosed by a garage. Any tips out there my friends? Thank you, Andrea
Driving my 1999 Porsche Boxster and all of a sudden the car is very loud. Could it be the carburator? Is that expensive? Maybe the exhaust/muffler? Car sounds like a boat. This car has been my nightmare! HELP! Do I have to take it to a Porsche shop? Or can the mechanic be ASE certifided as I really dont think it is engine problem.
The interior light stays on and I can't lock the door with my alarm. I think it's the driver door.
I am running a little less then 210. Seems it is overheating after driving for about 1 hour. Can you help me. Give me some idea of my problem.
Heard loud clanking noice then oil leaked out
My top does not always operate either up or down unless I move something inside the locking mechanism where the lock clips into the top of the windshield. How do I repair this?
I was nstalling a new front license plate cover and needed to use longer screws. The screw went through a hose located directly behind the existing hole. What hose is it? It has to be a plastic or rubber hose as it left balck on the screw, it appears to be windshield washer fluid leaking out!
NEED INFOR. ON SPECIAL TOOLS AND LOCATION OF OIL PLUG AND FILTER
i already replaced the battery and teh before that it started right up just curious as to other possible issues?
Any ideas??? Just dead..no lights..nothing..Other than that, what a great car!! Got it recently, but LOVE driving it. Very clean, good condition 2006
I can still open the front compartment with a cloth and screw drive by popping the compartment hood up and releasing the latch. Is this done with a cable or an electrial device?
When the engine starts, the engagement gear occasionally squeels loudly. I assume the shaft that it spins on needs a little lubrication. When I got under the engine, the starter is not in any conventional location I've ever seen. Where is the starter, and how do I get to it?
My 02 Boxster overheated. I lost fluid. I shut the engin down waited for it to cool down and refilled with Anit-freeze. It has not over heated since. The tank was full when this occured. The fan was running. Does this sound like a stuck or bad Thermo. or bad cap.
I was informed to avoid looking at 1990-91 Porsche 911's. Is there a reason?
My AC lights are flashing and AC is not functioning correctly can i reboot system? Perhaps pull out the fuse?
The Check Engine Light went on a few times and stayed on. Took the car to dealer and each time did not indicate any problems. The car drives normally with no problems. What else could be causing this aside from what is already been published in the QA section?
968 started and ran fine after installing new fuel pump. Now it will not start. I have spark and fuel. Is there a sensor that sends fuel to the injectors? If so where is it?
Cannot shift into gear with engine running, will shift when engine is off. looked at the clutch fork,it moves when the clutch is depressed. put the car into gear and started engine, of course it move forware but could not shift back into neutral, had to shut engine off. the clutch slave unit was replaced about 1200 miles ago..Any help in diagnosing problem would be appreicated
I have an electrical short and my horn goes off when I step on the brake or open the door.
have tried rep[lacing both bulbs drivers side low beam still not working. checked fuse and nothing... any answers?
I have a 2010 Cayenne that I purchased new with about 8,000 miles. I was shocked when the fuel pump went out on it leaving me stranded. Anyone else? Sure loved it until now ....
Car wont start,no spark at distribuidor, no signs of fuel at inyectors
Firts time it hapen