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2006 Porsche 997 - Convertible Top Failure

My convertible top has failed and a visual inspection showed that the hydraulic fluid was a little low but above the minimum. On the button press, it sounds like the pump is running however there is ...

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1999 Carerra Driver Side Head Light Very Dim, Car Wont Lock With Remote Ke...

cant lock car with remote car key, every time i use remote beeped twice, driver side head light very dim then passanger side, bulb is not fuse though

10 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)

911 3.2 Carrera Ignition Drop Out

Experiencing intermittent ignition drop outs at 3500+ RPM. Driving us crazy. Checked DME, fuel pressure, coil and engine ground. Most times car "bucks" violently, sometimes stalls completely only...

14 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Antifreeze

When should antifreeze be changed in a Porsche 997? What type of Antifreeze?

17 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Driver Side Window Will Not Open When The Door Is Opened.

Normally when the door is opened, the window cracks about 1/4 - 1/2 inch, then closes after the door is closed. What is this part called and how do I check to see if it can be fixed in place (fuse ...

33 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

'99 Carrera Won't Start

Initially my shop thought it was that the electronics in the key went bad, as their diagnostics sid "immobililizer" something only a dealer can correct. Had it towed to dealer and they say it now wil...

31 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)

How Do You Know How Much Oil To Add To My 2014 911 Carrera S When The Dash ...

31 views with 3 answers (last answer 6 months ago)

2001 Porsche 911 Water Cooled

I have just moved to Scottsdale, AZ (temps at 110) - I am accustomed to driving the 911 Porsche in Northern, CA. The thermostat is running at 225 degrees vs a usual 180, and the air-conditioning st...

33 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)

Do 996 911 Automatics Have The Ims Bearing Problem?

246 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

Warning Lights

How to reset the oil change light on a 2005 Posche 997?

20 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 months ago)

Why Wouldn't The Sound Work On My 2013 911.

The PCM CDR31 works but no sound comes out.

24 views with 2 answers (last answer 9 months ago)

Did Porsche Identify Any Tire That Could Installed Instead Of The Out Of Pr...

1984 911 Carrera has as standard Porsche Rims the front tire as 185/70VR15 and rear tire 215/VR15. These tires are not longer produced, therefore I need a siutable set of tires still in production. I...

55 views with 3 answers (last answer 10 months ago)

Valve Stem Seats

I have a 3.2 ltr engine in my 911 and was going to do the valve seats , do you need to remove the heads or can you do them in place

18 views with 4 answers (last answer 11 months ago)

Headlight Scratch

I noticed today a scratch on my Carrera headlight. It is about an inch and not very shallow. I am not sure if it was caused by a debris or someone did it with a key. Is there anyway I can fix it mys...

18 views with 8 answers (last answer 11 months ago)
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Porsche 2003 C4 Battery Hold Down Bolt Won't Come Out.

I bought a new battery, but can't get the old one out. The hold down bolt was loosened and moves about freely, but won't screw out completely, and the clamp is loose also. It feels like the nut is n...

50 views with 5 answers (last answer 11 months ago)

Led Tail Lights

I bought new Led tail lights for my Porsche 911/997. The left tail light is brighter than the right. I was told that it is suppose to operate in this manner. Can you give me the correct answer? Tha...

86 views with 6 answers (last answer about a year ago)
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What Is A Normal Life Span For A Porche 911 Or A Boxer

I've gotten intrigued about owning a Porsche. However, the newer low mileage ones are out of my price range, but those about 10-15 years old with 60,000+ miles are not. I've heard a Porsche engine i...

1,252 views with 7 answers (last answer 11 months ago)

Porsche Triptonic Tranny Won't Shift

My 2004 Porsche 911 c4s triptonic seems to be stuck in second gear.Everything seemed fine on a recent drive until I came out of the shop to head home. The car would not shift. Fuel levels were all ...

62 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)

Can I Pull My 1978 Porsche 911 Targa To Stat It If It Won't Turn Over?

When I pull it the rear wheels lock up

56 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year ago)
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