Various Faults Due to Intenal Leak at the Oil Seperator on Porsche 911

Smoke, oil consumption, and fuel trim issues with various fault codes can be traced to an internal leak at the oil separator.

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Average mileage: 85,400 (75,000–105,000)
Engine affected: 3.4L 6 Cylinder
12 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
18 people reported this problem
5 people shared problem details
2003 Porsche 91180,000
dealer replaced separator; cost more than $2k
2004 Porsche 91175,000
some one asking me about is smoke .garage took some oil out of the .car ok. some days later.a knocking started.the car stop. he had it pulled in to garage.he new the owner. is was told the big ends have gon. you will need a new engine.cost to fit £11.800.a two year warranty. 9 month age e bought the car £23.000.i did not get the year of is car so i used 2004. now he as the c. it s sad.i told let the car go on offer s a big lose.but you after let things go in life some times. he did not start the engine for me to check. i would love the car.but i just could not run it. if i can get the reg.i will send you it. mazda mx8 there blow at 100000. as i do not no much about the 911. i would like to thank you for your time you spend letting all no the problems .but like all things in life some cars live on till 306000 miles ford proved it with the owner of the ford let ford check it over. we no tech knowledge as taken us over the more we ask the more we lose. but still PORSCHE 911 WILL LIVE. on EMAIL thank all.28/8/2015 i at to say some thing.i feel sad.but i do not dream. but the old saying is there's lots of wants but it s never a need .
2004 Porsche 91175,000
Coolant loss
2003 Porsche 91192,000
white smoke in the rear right at start up. The white smoke is only for 2-4 minutes at engine start.
2002 Porsche 911105,000
Occasional inconsistent throttle response and idle. Weeping seen on and around the separator. Replaced the part, about 7 hours in shop labor.
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