Category Archives: Porsche Repair

How to Spot Plastic Coolant Pipe Failure in Your Porsche

How to Spot Plastic Coolant Pipe Failure in Your Porsche

How to Spot Plastic Coolant Pipe Failure in Your Porsche   Porsche is a brand known for its sleek design and smooth performance, but like every vehicle, they do show symptoms of wear and tear as you use them over a long period. It is important to maintain your car so that it performs optimally at all times. If you observe any strange or unexpected behavior from the engine or your Porsche's other systems, it is critical that you have it repaired as soon as possible so that your Porsche may continue to deliver on the high performance and quality the brand has promised its users.   The coolant pipe is one issue that has a significant influence on the operation of your Porsche. Let's take a closer look at what can happen when this critical component of your vehicle's cooling system starts leaking or malfunctions.   Coolant Pipe Function The coolant pipe in ... read more

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Mileage-Specific Issues That You May Face with Your Porsche

Mileage-Specific Issues That You May Face with Your Porsche

The Porsche brand is known for its longevity and reliability for their models. They are built to perform at the highest level, even after many years of use. With proper care and maintenance, most Porsche cars travel longer miles than some other luxurious vehicles in their class. However, they still develop some mileage-specific problems. The consistent use of the vehicle over an extended period makes components begin to wear down and subsequently fail. Discussed below are some mileage-specific issues you may begin to have as your Porsche begins to age gracefully. Watch for These Components to BreakdownBrake Pads Your brake pads are very important for your safety on the road. Whenever you engage the brake, the brake pads clamp on the rotor to bring the vehicle to a stop. The brake pads are usually subjected to a ... read more

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Major Cases of IMS Bearing Failure in your Porsche

Major Cases of IMS Bearing Failure in your Porsche

Porsches are susceptible to intermediate shaft bearing failure due to a couple of factors. The InterMediate Shaft (IMS) is a geared shaft that passes through the engine and extends out the front and back. Its job is to leverage the mechanical rotation of the engine's crankshaft to drive the camshafts on either side of the engine via those gears. IMS bearing failure disturbs cam timing, forcing pistons and valves to clash, resulting in shattered valves, smashed pistons, and other engine damage in the worst-case scenario. Before fully delving into the causes of this problem, let's highlight some early warning signs that show that your Porsche's IMS bearing is nearing its demise. Possible early warning signs ●      An oil leak coming from the engi ... read more

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How to Diagnose a Driveshaft Support Failure in a Porsche

How to Diagnose a Driveshaft Support Failure in a Porsche

The driveshaft utilizes torque from your Porsche's engine to turn its wheels. The driveshaft has a support that holds it into place and prevents it from moving during operation. As insignificant as your driveshaft support may seem, it plays a crucial role in your Porsche's overall performance. A failed driveshaft support can cause several issues in your Porsche, including poor vehicle handling and in extreme cases, a broken driveshaft. Knowing the symptoms to look out for in defective driveshaft support will go a long way in preventing the complete breakdown of the driveshaft. Discussed below are the symptoms to help diagnose defective driveshaft support in your Porsche. ●       Intense driveshaft vibrations: This is a common sign when diagnosing a failing Porsche driveshaft support. The vibration is usually d ... read more

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Does Your Porsche Really Need an Engine Rebuild?

Does Your Porsche Really Need an Engine Rebuild?

  Porsche is reputable for manufacturing powerful vehicles with a sleek, sporty design. What gives each vehicle their notable power and performance is the vehicle’s engine. If your Porsche is experiencing engine problems, you may be disappointed by its poor performance. Pay attention to the signs of engine trouble so you can take your vehicle to an auto repair shop for inspection and maintenance immediately. Signs Your Porsche Needs an Engine Rebuild Your vehicle’s engine plays a crucial role in its ability to operate. Any sign that your engine may be having trouble, and you should bring your vehicle into the auto shop to avoid harm to you, your vehicle, or others on the road. If your Porsche is experiencing any of the following signs or symptoms of internal engine issues, yo ... read more

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Signs of Water Pump Leaks in Your Porsche

Signs of Water Pump Leaks in Your Porsche

The Porsche brand name draws attention, creates excitement, gives its owners a feeling of prestige. If you own a Porsche, you want it to remain in perfect working condition, and one of the ways to do this is by being proactive about possible issues. Water pump leaks are a common problem for Porsches, so let's take a closer look at the most common signs this component is leaking. The Importance of Your Water Pump Porsche designed its models to have onboard technology that can identify issues and alert you to problems. If the water pump fails or is not functioning correctly, your car will exhibit some symptoms, along with a warning light on your dashboard. At its most basic, the water pump in your car is powered by a belt, which helps this system push coolant through the engine ... read more

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When Should the Oxygen Sensor be Replaced in Your Porsche?

When Should the Oxygen Sensor be Replaced in Your Porsche?

Oxygen sensors on the German-engineered Porsche serve an essential purpose in the vehicle’s performance. After many years in production, the Porsche brand remains one of the world's most regarded sports cars. With the advent of the fuel injection system, the reliability in Porsche's performance grew. The oxygen sensor still plays a large role in that dependability. In this article, we will look at the oxygen sensor, its purpose, and when it should be replaced in your Porsche. Purpose of an Oxygen Sensor All combustion engines run off of the ignition of a mixture containing a precise amount of fuel and oxygen. There are two O2 (oxygen) sensors located on the Porsche. These measure the car’s engine’s exhaust gases and report back to the computer system. This onboard computer controls the air and fuel mix. The O2 sensors will ... read more

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