I have a 2004 Cayanne S with 145,000. After not using it for several weeks the right front tire will not turn, it is stuck. All other tires will move but that wheel will not.

Asked by May 11, 2014 at 10:37 AM about the 2004 Porsche Cayenne S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have checked the four wheel drive selector and tried both forward and reverse.  There appears to be a lubrication nipple on the wheel by the brake hub , what does that get? could it be the problem?  BTW I live in Maine and its been extremely cold this winter. I did use it in the snow and it was great.  I left in April so its not been used for a month.

2 Answers

1,530

Sounds like a frozen brake caliper. That would be my first guess if all the other wheels turn ok. Relatively easy fix.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Best Answer
1,495

The 'lubrication nipple' on the wheel? I take it you mean the brake bleeding nipple on the caliper behind the wheel? Don't touch that, it is for removing air from your braking system. Your best bet may be to jack the car up, remove the stuck wheel and have a good look at the caliper, rotor and brake pads. You may be able to pry the pads off the rotor by a fraction, or you could try to drive the car a few feet to break the corrosion between the pads and the rotor.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Porsche Cayenne Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Porsche Cayenne Experts

#1 Uwin
Uwin
Reputation 250
#2 Markw1952
Markw1952
Reputation 220
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 210
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW X5
519 Great Deals out of 15,557 listings starting at $2,500
Used Porsche 911
136 Great Deals out of 4,468 listings starting at $8,901
Used Land Rover Range Rover
97 Great Deals out of 4,802 listings starting at $5,000
Used Mercedes-Benz M-Class
176 Great Deals out of 5,254 listings starting at $1,495
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
82 Great Deals out of 7,394 listings starting at $2,500
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
385 Great Deals out of 22,419 listings starting at $1,450
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
934 Great Deals out of 66,509 listings starting at $300
Used BMW 7 Series
168 Great Deals out of 5,687 listings starting at $3,299

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Porsche Cayenne S For Sale
321 listings starting at $77,250
2016 Porsche Cayenne S For Sale
132 listings starting at $67,881
2015 Porsche Cayenne S For Sale
16 listings starting at $59,997
2014 Porsche Cayenne S For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 49 listings starting at $39,888
2013 Porsche Cayenne S For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 40 listings starting at $29,988