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1996 Porsche 911 Turbo Problems

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Most Common 1996 Porsche 911 Turbo Problems

The accumulation of moisture at major connectors and control units can cause various ABS/PDAS faults due to corrosion.
The brake warning display and warning gong can activate, typically after the first start of the day. The warning light/gong might stop after idling for a short time. This fault is usually caused ...
An accumulation of small air leaks at various locations around the intake manifold/intercooler area can cause performance problems.
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5 Known 1996 Porsche 911 Turbo Brakes Problems

The accumulation of moisture at major connectors and control units can cause various ABS/PDAS faults due to corrosion.
The brake warning display and warning gong can activate, typically after the first start of the day. The warning light/gong might stop after idling for a short time. This fault is usually caused ...
An external fluid leak may develop at the pressure switch; fluid will be evident in the trunk and the reservoir level will drop.

0 Known 1996 Porsche 911 Turbo Drive Train Problems

0 Known 1996 Porsche 911 Turbo Electrical & Lights Problems

5 Known 1996 Porsche 911 Turbo Engine Problems

An accumulation of small air leaks at various locations around the intake manifold/intercooler area can cause performance problems.
Engine issues related to valve guide wear are common. Oil consumption, smoking at first startup, and valve train noise are all symptomatic of loose guides and worn valve stems. The valve train is...
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 cove...

1 Known 1996 Porsche 911 Turbo Exhaust & Emissions Problem

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

0 Known 1996 Porsche 911 Turbo Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1996 Porsche 911 Turbo Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1996 Porsche 911 Turbo Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 1996 Porsche 911 Turbo Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1996 Porsche 911 Turbo Problems & Complaints

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 cove...
Check Engine Light illumination and performance issues can be caused by oxygen sensor faults.
The accumulation of moisture at major connectors and control units can cause various ABS/PDAS faults due to corrosion.
An accumulation of small air leaks at various locations around the intake manifold/intercooler area can cause performance problems.
An external fluid leak may develop at the pressure switch; fluid will be evident in the trunk and the reservoir level will drop.
The hydraulic pump relay can fail, causing the pump to run continuously, which leads to hydraulic pump failure due to overheating. Incorrect pressures will cause a low brake pedal or a high pedal...
Pay close attention to warning lights and have the brakes inspected regularly—immediately address any brake problems. Hard driving habits will cause excessive brake pad and rotor wear. Aged...
Engine issues related to valve guide wear are common. Oil consumption, smoking at first startup, and valve train noise are all symptomatic of loose guides and worn valve stems. The valve train is...
Pay close attention to secondary ignition system components (distributor caps, rotors, cables, and connectors).
If the engine won't turn over or cuts out at seemingly random times, it may be a failing relay for the DME system.
The brake warning display and warning gong can activate, typically after the first start of the day. The warning light/gong might stop after idling for a short time. This fault is usually caused ...
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