Porsche Repair and Maintenance
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Porsche ProblemsVarious Faults Due to Intenal Leak at the Oil Seperator
Smoke, oil consumption, and fuel trim issues with various fault codes can be traced to an internal leak at the oil separator.
The power windows not lowering when the Cabriolet top latch and/or door handle is operated or lowering unexpectedly while driving can be caused by a failing Cabriolet top or door handle micro switch. Diagnoses will be required to determine which switch is at fault and will require replacement.
If the vehicle cannot return to run position after start or if the interior fan is not getting power, it may be the electrical portion of the ignition switch has become erratic or has failed. The entire switch assembly should be replaced.
Porsche QuestionsDo damaged oil lines cause the car to not start (2 answers)
Car will not start and oil lines need replaced
Have a "Headlight fault" message on the dash info screen. All the lights work. Why the message, and how do I clear it without sending the car to the dealer?
I have a 2012 Porsche Cayenne. I bought it last Februarys. I need to add oil every 600 miles or so. There is no leak under the car or burning any oil while driving. Can you tell me what may be wrong with it. The car has only 36K miles on it.
Porsche RecallsVehicle Oversteers And Loses Control
The vehicle may over-steer due to anti-roll bar connecting links moving out of position. Dealers will inspect and replace the front anti-roll bar links as needed free of charge to resolve the concern.
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 injection system uses tubes called fuel rails to get the fuel to the fuel injectors. These fuel rails can leak. Any fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the affected fuel rails to correct this concern.