Porsche Cayenne S Repair and Maintenance
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Porsche Cayenne S ProblemsNo Start or Stalling Due to Failed Fuel Pump
A no start or stalling condition may develop do to a failing fuel pump. A faulty fuel pump will require replacement. Our technicians recommend to inspect internal fuel tank connections for leaks whenever replacing the fuel pump.
My cayenne's coolant pipes broke at 84k miles. The symptom of this is when all your radiator fluid starts pouring out into the street. It seems like all pre-05 cayenne's have this issue eventually. It's causes by defective plastic coolant pipes. The fix is to have Porsche "upgrade" them to metal pipes for $3,000. There is currently a class action lawsuit pending for this.
Porsche Cayenne S QuestionsReplaced both headlights due to collision. (i am a collision tech in a body sho. (1 answer)
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.
I have an 03 Cayenne S that has a light out. Come to find out the screw that pops the headlight assembly out is broken off and not able to use the tool privided by Porsche to remove it. Has this happened to anyone? If so how was it removed and what is the cost associated with it?
Porsche Cayenne S 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 gauge and estimated distance to empty indicators could be inaccurate and lead to running out of fuel while driving. Dealers will update the instrument cluster software free of charge to resolve the concern.
A headlamp assembly may become loose and/or detach from the fender. This could result in reduced visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the headlamp locking assemblies to correct this concern. The Porsche recall number is AC01.