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I just replaced the engine in my 2005 Porsche 911 due to the failure of the INTERMEDIATE SHAFT.

I would like to know just how widespread the problem is with 911's and other Porsche models too.

I am considering filing a lawsuit against Porsche to recover the costs associated with replacing the engine.

If you have had an INTERMEDIATE SHAFT failure and have an interest in joining in my lawsuit or simply sharing your experience please contact me.

s/ Robert Winters: westsidetravelmedicine@gmail.com


Every time my car gets hotter than about 200F and I turn it off it won't start. I believe it is an electrical problem as it is just dead. Sometimes it will start and run for a few seconds and will then just cut out immediately. No splutter or rough running just dead stop. I wait for it to cool and it starts immediately! It has an immobilizer and it seems it could be this causing the problem but it spins over well.
Also the charge light comes on and stays on even when the motor runs when this is happening.
I am wondering if there could be any overheating auto cutout or anything else of that nature?
Any help would be greatly appreciated

My car has been sitting during this winter. Went to clean up and tried to lower convertable top...nothing....seems it could be a micro-switch located near emergency brake. took off panel and cannot readily see the micro-switch?? any ideas?

The battery in my '97 911 is dead and hood release won't open hood.

how do I raise rear wing manually? I need to remove rear bumper

I have owned my Boxter for about a year now and absolutely love it. I have a local mechanic who is great but was thinking I should see a Certified Porsche Dealer for my 60k service. Anyone with thoughts on this and ideas on what I should expect to pay for a scheduled service?

When I drive smoothly transmission seems to have no problem with upshifting or downshifting. Only when I press the gas pedal to accelerate the speed, transmission from the 3rd gear stucks, and before it shiftes to the 4th makes this boom noise and shackes the car...

Hi, I have a 2005 porsche boxster, it is locked and the battery is dead, I can`t open it because it only has the electronic remote control(no key)and batery is dead, can some one help me?

When i stop the car after it has been running a small amount of radiator fuild leaks under the engine for about two minutes then stops. it dosent happen when the car is jut siting.

When i turn the head lights on, i get a warning message and a beep, check the left corner light. The message goes away after a few minutes, and there is an "!".

thank you
ashwini

When driving and putting my car into second gear, it pops out.

I took my 1990 C4 Cabriolet to a local repair shop for an oil change. They replaced the filter and pulled the drain plug and per the owners manual added 6.5 qts, let the engine idle and tried to add the additional 3.5. They couldn't get more than 8.5 qts total into it. At idle it was overflowing from the reservoir and would go down when opening the throttle. When I tried to drive away it start bellowing smoke out of the tail pipe. They used synthetic 10W30 oil. I left it there for now and am thinking I need to have it hauled to a mechanic. Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Took my 2001 Boxster to get a leaky trans seal replaced...now the dealer is saying bushings inside are damaged and wants another 2900.00 on top of the original 1800.00 (to put in a used transmission!) It was running fine, just leaked before I took it in??? Says Porsche doesn't MAKE parts to rebuild them?

After changing the oil on my Porsche Cayenne I need to turn the service light off. If you could tell me how to do this it would be very helpful.

I'm interested in purchasing a used 03 Porsche Boxster. I'm concerned about maintenance costs. any recommendations?

where do i find instructions online to take apart the door on a 2003 boxter to replace the window regulater?

how difficult is it to do a clutch job on a 2001 boxer

Within the last week, in my 2004 Porsche Cayenne, a warning sign is displayed ("check brake shop" which I assume means that my brakes need to be replaced) so I am going in to a shop to get a second estimate. My question is do I have to get the rotors, sensors and brake pads or can I just get the brake pads replaced? I am very tight on cash right now and don't want to get hosed by a garage. Any tips out there my friends? Thank you, Andrea

Driving my 1999 Porsche Boxster and all of a sudden the car is very loud. Could it be the carburator? Is that expensive? Maybe the exhaust/muffler? Car sounds like a boat. This car has been my nightmare! HELP! Do I have to take it to a Porsche shop? Or can the mechanic be ASE certifided as I really dont think it is engine problem.

The interior light stays on and I can't lock the door with my alarm. I think it's the driver door.

I am running a little less then 210. Seems it is overheating after driving for about 1 hour. Can you help me. Give me some idea of my problem.

Heard loud clanking noice then oil leaked out

My top does not always operate either up or down unless I move something inside the locking mechanism where the lock clips into the top of the windshield. How do I repair this?

I was nstalling a new front license plate cover and needed to use longer screws. The screw went through a hose located directly behind the existing hole. What hose is it? It has to be a plastic or rubber hose as it left balck on the screw, it appears to be windshield washer fluid leaking out!

NEED INFOR. ON SPECIAL TOOLS AND LOCATION OF OIL PLUG AND FILTER

i already replaced the battery and teh before that it started right up just curious as to other possible issues?

Any ideas??? Just dead..no lights..nothing..Other than that, what a great car!! Got it recently, but LOVE driving it. Very clean, good condition 2006

I can still open the front compartment with a cloth and screw drive by popping the compartment hood up and releasing the latch. Is this done with a cable or an electrial device?

When the engine starts, the engagement gear occasionally squeels loudly. I assume the shaft that it spins on needs a little lubrication. When I got under the engine, the starter is not in any conventional location I've ever seen. Where is the starter, and how do I get to it?

My 02 Boxster overheated. I lost fluid. I shut the engin down waited for it to cool down and refilled with Anit-freeze. It has not over heated since. The tank was full when this occured. The fan was running. Does this sound like a stuck or bad Thermo. or bad cap.