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1992 Porsche 968 Problems

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Most Common 1992 Porsche 968 Problems

Pinion bearing failure can cause noise in the manual transmission. A revised assembly procedure and components are required for repair.
In automatic transmissions, the flexible hub at the engine flywheel may deteriorate and fail, causing a large amount of play in the driveline. This failure may be caused by prolonged engine oil leaks.
Timing belt life cannot be ascertained by inspection only. The timing belt and water pump must be maintained using the correct belt-adjustment tool.
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2 Known 1992 Porsche 968 Brakes Problems

Aged brake fluid can cause numerous problems and should be replaced regularly.
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.

4 Known 1992 Porsche 968 Drive Train Problems

Pinion bearing failure can cause noise in the manual transmission. A revised assembly procedure and components are required for repair.
In automatic transmissions, the flexible hub at the engine flywheel may deteriorate and fail, causing a large amount of play in the driveline. This failure may be caused by prolonged engine oil leaks.
The dual mass flywheel can fail and cause symptoms like noise and chatter when operating the clutch and changing gears.

0 Known 1992 Porsche 968 Electrical & Lights Problems

3 Known 1992 Porsche 968 Engine Problems

Timing belt life cannot be ascertained by inspection only. The timing belt and water pump must be maintained using the correct belt-adjustment tool.
The tensioner for the camshaft chain must be inspected regularly because the non-metallic pad for the timing chain variocam adjuster can crack/break apart unexpectedly. The inspection/repair will r...
The cooling system must be inspected regularly, as small leaks can develop at the reservoir. The heater valve and fan operation should also be inspected.

1 Known 1992 Porsche 968 Exhaust & Emissions Problem

If engine misfiring, rough running, or fuel consumption issues are not resolved quickly, the catalytic converter can overheat and fail.

0 Known 1992 Porsche 968 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1992 Porsche 968 Maintenance Problems

1 Known 1992 Porsche 968 Miscellaneous Problem

The front hood and rear deck lid support struts may fail; replacement is required.

1 Known 1992 Porsche 968 Suspension & Steering Problem

Suspension components (including control arms, boots, and ball joints) are critical and require regular inspection.

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Known 1992 Porsche 968 Problems & Complaints

The constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints should be inspected at each service. Servicing the torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.
Timing belt life cannot be ascertained by inspection only. The timing belt and water pump must be maintained using the correct belt-adjustment tool.
Suspension components (including control arms, boots, and ball joints) are critical and require regular inspection.
Aged brake fluid can cause numerous problems and should be replaced regularly.
In automatic transmissions, the flexible hub at the engine flywheel may deteriorate and fail, causing a large amount of play in the driveline. This failure may be caused by prolonged engine oil leaks.
The front hood and rear deck lid support struts may fail; replacement is required.
If engine misfiring, rough running, or fuel consumption issues are not resolved quickly, the catalytic converter can overheat and fail.
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.
Pinion bearing failure can cause noise in the manual transmission. A revised assembly procedure and components are required for repair.
The tensioner for the camshaft chain must be inspected regularly because the non-metallic pad for the timing chain variocam adjuster can crack/break apart unexpectedly. The inspection/repair will r...
The cooling system must be inspected regularly, as small leaks can develop at the reservoir. The heater valve and fan operation should also be inspected.
The dual mass flywheel can fail and cause symptoms like noise and chatter when operating the clutch and changing gears.
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