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Undriven car's battery started, but ran rough
Hello there, When vehicles sit for long periods of time like this a few things can happen. The battery can drain, the fuel can lose its octane rating, and oil can pool in the cylinders. If the vehicle is misfiring...
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rough idle
Hello. I would need to know which misfire codes you are getting to know for sure what is going on. Most of the time on this vehicle if it is a single cylinder misfire then it may be as simple...
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Oil temperature hotter and hotter
You could have your Porche 911's engine cleaned to make sure all the air passages for cooling the engine are cleaned out. Doing a fresh oil change with the proper weight oil in synthetic may help with the temperature. But...
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Oil temperature hotter and hotter
Hello there, the vehicle's oil temperature is critical for proper operation. An increase in oil temperatures can be due to a variety of different items. The most common would be due to low oil level, failing oil pump, improper oil...
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Maintenance Costs
The maintenence costs for the Porsche as opposed to the Audi would be entirely dependent on which type of oil and filter you use as well as the amount of oil that the Porsche engine requires. If the two engines...
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Had to manually unlock car & key stuck in ignition
Try to turn the key to the On position and then press and hold the remote button until the central locking light blinks rapidly. Then release the button and turn off the ignition. This should reconnect the remote to the...
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Had to manually unlock car & key stuck in ignition
A few different things can cause the vehicle to respond this way. The reason why the key is stuck in the ignition is probably due to the steering wheel being locked. When the steering wheel is locked it does not...
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Excessive oil consumption and sooty exhaust
Hello there, A few different items can cause oil consumption. The most common is oil leaks, valve stem seals, PCV faults, or engine mechanical issues. Porsche 911's are known to have some oil consumption that is considered normal due to...
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Car shut off during driving
Hello. It sounds like your 2002 Porsche Boxster lost all battery power. This occurs when the alternator fails and causes the battery to die. It is a common issue. The battery must first be checked and then replaced or recharged....
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Car has chirping sound on rough roads
Hello there, A few different things can cause this type of noise. The most common would be interior pieces rubbing against each other, a wind noise, or one of the window seals. I'd suggest having the car looked at by...
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2011 Porsche Panamera has check engine light and fault transmission light on. Vehicle was past due for an oil change but doubt tha
Based on the fact that your vehicle would not move, I would say a transmission problem is likely the cause. However it would not hurt to get a second opinion from another mechanic to determine if the recommendations match up....
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How do I access and remove AC Blower Motor from 2014 Porsche Cayman?
The blower motor is removed from behind the glove box on passenger side. You have to remove lower air bag and glove box assembly for access to blower motor. The motor can then be removed.
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Engine misfire, cylinder 1. Car won’t start or turn over. Thoughts?
Hi Dave. Thanks for taking time to contact us today. Generally speaking, if the engine will crank over but will not ignite, and an engine misfire code has been detected, the root issue is likely going to be ignition related...
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Are using Mobil1 oil for oil change on porsche panamera?
To obtain specific identification of the oil brand, and certifications (API, etc.), please contact YourMechanic's customer service help line directly at (800) 701-6230. Please note that brand "names" have never been a recognized, or even practically usable, criteria to select...
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My car makes a noise when starting like winning noise upon start. It looks like it is coming from the drive belt area
There are a couple of things that usually will produce a whining noise from the drive belt area. A failing water pump will produce a whining noise, which will typically be accompanied by overheating or coolant leaking as a result....
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My Porsche Cayenne is losing power when i drive. The car vibrates then suddenly the Steering gets locked and I cant accelerate.
Hi Umarr. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com today. From what we can gather from your information, it's apparent you have a rather serious safety issue going on with your Porsche. It's possible that the root source is a damaged...
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Average cost to replace brakes and rotors on all 4 wheels and rotors on 2014 Porsche paramera
Hi there. That's really hard to figure as it really depends on what components you use and where the services are completed. If OEM parts are used (which is highly recommended for your Porsche Panamera, they can range from $450...
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on my peugeot 208 the digital speedometer do not work to turn on
My best recommendation in this circumstance is to call your local Porsche dealership and maybe pay them a visit. The salesman at the dealership should be very familiar with the features of these vehicles and will likely be happy to...
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I am getting a squeaking noise from the left rear wheel not coming from the brakes on my 2013 Porsche Panamera 4
Hi there. In most cases, a squeaking noise coming from a wheel is caused by worn out wheel bearings. This is common with a Porsche and many other European performance models around 50,000 miles. However, it could also be a...
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In my 2006 Porsche Cayenne Turbo (955), after the car is turned off and locked the hazard lights flash on the front and the back for about 40 seconds
Hello. This is a problem within the vehicles control module. The main body control module that controls the lighting either has an internal hardware failure or an issue with the programming. I usually try reprogramming the system first and if...

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