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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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Code P0503.
These are symptoms that can be caused by a faulty transmission speed sensor. The speed sensor reads the rotational speed of the reluctor wheel, located within the transmission. The speed sensor also controls the anti-lock braking system. Driving with a...
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Hi Robert, how long will it take a good mechanic to replace the motor mount on my 1997 boxster, thx
Hi there. On a Porsche Boxster, the motor mounts should be completed by a Porsche certified specialist mechanic as they are really tricky to get to and replace without being in a shop. In regards to time to complete the...
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Does the transmission have to be taken out to replace thermostat
Hi There, The transmission and the thermostat housing are parts of two different systems in your vehicle. Neither of these requires the other to be removed in order to access the other.
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Burning oil and have to add oil from time to time. Could it be the valve cover gasket?
Valve covers leak externally and so a faulty cover gasket could not cause oil to burn in the combustion chambers (cylinders). If oil is burning in the engine cylinders it has to leak in either through the valves, in particular...
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I just had a brake job done to my 2006 Cayenne and a couple of days later I get a faulty brake booster signal. Brake job?
It is possible that the brake job had an effect on it but this would only be the case if something were done incorrectly. It is also possbile that the brake booster had a fault that was waiting to happend...
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I am thinking of purchasing a 2010 Porsche Panamerica, what are the costs of the 100,000 mi. tune up and anything else you think m
The complete maintenance schedule for your vehicle is posted at this link. 100,000 miles is not a standard interval and much of the maintenance has much more frequent intervals. If possible, attempt to obtain the complete vehicle history of service...
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Engine lid stuck
Hi There, It sounds like the lid may be out of alignment. Check to see if you have an emergency release for the engine deck lid. Many of the Porsches in this era have an emergency release specifically for this...
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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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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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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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Hello. We are looking at purchasing a 2009 cayenne for our daughter to drive to school and in the local area. No more than 8
Hi there. I think your $20,000 would be better spent with a less costly vehicle to maintain. The problem with Porsche vehicles is that it requires specialists to complete routine maintenance and services in most cases. Things like common brake...
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Cayennes 2006-2010 V6 models with about 100k miles: What are the most frequent unexpected repairs that you have seen?
The absolute best way to determine common problems that a particular vehicle has would be to speak with technicians who commonly work on those Vehicles if you can speak with the technician who works on Porsche every day, they will...
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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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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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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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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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Ive pumped my brakes and I have brakes. If i dont pump them I dont have brakes. I have bled them ten times.
Hi there. It's possible that you have a damaged brake master cylinder, brake booster or perhaps it's an issue with the calipers themselves. I would recommend having a professional mechanic come to your location to complete a brake system inspection,...
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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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