It will have the procedure, special tools and torque specs. So I want it to be right. They take your old case, machine out the cracked or damaged Lokasil liners, and install an aluminum Nickies insert, which is stronger and more reliable than the factory cast-in liner. The idle problem may be the only issue. Unclear at the moment if it's the actuator itself or a seal ring that's causing the problem? Once, after sitting for a month, the diagnostic code said it was misfiring on 5. I would check spark, fuel and compression on all cylinders.
September 27, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Can you share photos? November 9, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I am not sure what the cost is in your area. If the system will not hold pressure and there are no external leaks the head gasket or oil cooler may be faulty. Did you check for fault codes? May 24, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Yes, it can be the oil separator or the hoses there. Porsche due to restrictions on emissions actually had to make the cars run hotter. It is also a good idea to have them confirm what the issue is. After the 993 generation ended, Porsche decided to bring about the new 996 Turbo with the big difference being the switch from air-cooled to water-cooled engines.
The problem affects mostly the 2. Any idea what the issue might be? I also heard that some porsches are notorious for rusting out behind the windshield? You can also add in a deep-sump kit see , which will expand the oil capacity of the sump by about a half a quart. Again thanks for the help. The rear main seal shown here is the updated and improved one that should not leak. Someone other than the dealer staff needs to do it, no? July 20, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: if oil pressure is dropping or the engine is stalling it can dangerous for the engine and yourself. Several days later when I was driving on a small highway at 50 mph, the power disappeared and all the dash lights came as the motor just quit. September 9, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Have not heard of that issue.
Especially when driven daily, leaves and moisture can cause oxidation on the radiators which results in leaks. Check for fault codes in all systems. Any ideas what I should look for next. I will say pressure symptoms could be aligned to worst of winter cold starts. No one but Porsche knows exactly how many engines were replaced under its recently discontinued engine exchange program. It could be either a 6 speed manual or a 5 speed Tiptronic automatic.
. I have about 2000 miles on the latest change with 20-50 oil. See Project 14 for full instructions on how to update your engine. The oil in engines tends to become contaminated with fuel and coolant, particularly as the cars age and seals and piston rings begin to wear. With an interior that blends sports car with luxury coupe almost seamlessly, no matter if you are an experienced driver or a first-time consumer, the Porsche welcomes you to its long legacy of satisfaction.
Air-cooled 911s have officially reached absurd prices. One other thing to consider is that 996s with very low mileages may well have been used for track days and regularly driven close to their maximum potential. Could it be a timing chain tensioner ,if so would it not be continuously. With the exception of under the door catches on very early 996s, rust is rare and may be evidence of badly-repaired accident damage. I tried it for the the second time and same thing happened. They are relatively simple to repair.
The mechanic changed the steering column bearing and replaced outer tie rod ends several years ago, but the problem has returned. How dangerous is it to drive? All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. The engine remained the same from the 996 with a few tweaks that improved the horsepower to 470hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. The failure occurs when the engine is consistently revved at the high end of its rpm range. My mechanic thinks there's a crack in the block although after a compression test everything seems good. Once you figure out what is missing, it will be easier to diagnose. January 9, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: To test for ethanol.
As with any modification, you should ask for details of the parts fitted and check that the work was carried out by a reputable Porsche specialist. Begins to run rough and after a few miles it goes into limp mode reduced Engine Power any thoughts? Car went into 'check engine light' on a motorway drive. If this is the case, it should have been serviced more regularly than the recommended mileage-based regime. January 20, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I don;t have info to support the head crack update. October 31, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You can have an oil sample tested.
I would eliminate these tems as the cause before even thinking that the problem is internal. It runs well at 70 mph but when I slow down to 15 or 10 mph I get rumbling sound and vibrations coming from the steering wheel. I keep the coolant topped up before every drive. It seems to run fine as long as I drive it often. I drove it for over 45 minutes last Saturday and at highway speeds and it never missed a beat. Laurent as suggested, I would try changing fluid. Though there are quite a few models in these two generations, we are only going to be discussing those that are applicable to our hacking methodologies.
I will check the timing again. The check Oil Pump was displayed on the dashboard and compression failure also. I looked at the 996 models but find the 997 models better looking inside and out, but all the stuff I am reading about engine issues in both 996 and 997 model years is just a complete turn off. The car had 54,000 miles when I bought it. The answer, emphatically, is no. Only way to know for sure is to check oil pressure or inspect components for wear from poor lubrication.