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 QuestionsHow to fix a scratch on my headlight (1 answer)
I noticed a scratch on my headlight that is about 2 inches long and Maybe 2 mm deep, is there anyway I can fix it myself without ruining the quality of the whole headlight?
For about $8k USD. Car is in a dealership with clean record, and runs very well. What problems should I expect to encounter? Do the 06's have plastic coolants pipes?
the Check Engine light has been on for over 5 days and the dealership said it was because of some small piece of dirty stuff in the cam tensioner. To fix it would cost around $2,400. However the tensioner is just a little device worth of $50, why they charge so much and is there a place I can fix...
Porsche RecallsBrake Pedal Separates
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.
The front and rear axles may not be aligned properly, and fasteners may not be tightened to the proper torque level. Dealers will perform a front and rear suspension alignment free of charge to resolve the concern.