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Porsche 911 Turbo Problems

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Most Common Porsche 911 Turbo Problems

Cam tensioner/cam timing issues can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
A small leak in the coolant reservoir can cause persistent coolant loss. To ensure engine longevity, coolant loss and overheating issues need to be resolved. Out technicians tell us the proper co...
A abnormal noise may be noted from the differential due to a ring gear/pinion failure.
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6 Known Porsche 911 Turbo Brakes Problems

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.
The accumulation of moisture at major connectors and control units can cause various ABS/PDAS faults due to corrosion.
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...

1 Known Porsche 911 Turbo Drive Train Problem

An internal transmission problem can cause difficulty engaging or downshifting from second gear. Improved parts are available as of the 1997 model year.

0 Known Porsche 911 Turbo Electrical & Lights Problems

10 Known Porsche 911 Turbo Engine Problems

Cam tensioner/cam timing issues can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Engine oil leaks may develop from the valve cover gaskets. This type of leak is most associated with a burning type smell from the engine area.
A small leak in the coolant reservoir can cause persistent coolant loss. To ensure engine longevity, coolant loss and overheating issues need to be resolved. Out technicians tell us the proper co...

1 Known Porsche 911 Turbo Exhaust & Emissions Problem

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

0 Known Porsche 911 Turbo Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known Porsche 911 Turbo Maintenance Problems

0 Known Porsche 911 Turbo Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known Porsche 911 Turbo Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 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.
Cam tensioner/cam timing issues can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The accumulation of moisture at major connectors and control units can cause various ABS/PDAS faults due to corrosion.
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.
A abnormal noise may be noted from the differential due to a ring gear/pinion failure.
Engine oil leaks may develop from the valve cover gaskets. This type of leak is most associated with a burning type smell from the engine area.
A small leak in the coolant reservoir can cause persistent coolant loss. To ensure engine longevity, coolant loss and overheating issues need to be resolved. Out technicians tell us the proper co...
Engine oil leaks can occur at the rear main seal and/or intermediate support cover o-ring; a revised seal is available. A careful diagnosis with proper tools is necessary to verify dimensiona...
An internal transmission problem can cause difficulty engaging or downshifting from second gear. Improved parts are available as of the 1997 model year.
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...
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