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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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Car is low on oil and trying to see which kind is needed for Porsche Panamera hybrid s 2014
You should only use 0w30 or 5w30 full synthetic oil that is authorized by Porsche.
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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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Pad replacement for 2008 cayman all 4 pads only. Roters look great
Hi....pad costs depend on whether your vehicle was equipped with ceramic pads or non-ceramic pads. Different rotors were used for each of these options and so the correct pad material must be used. Also, there is a difference in cost...
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Car shakes
Hello, thank you for writing in. The purge canister solenoid and the EVAP system can make the vehicle misfire which causes a shaking effect. If you have reason to believe that it is the source of your issues, then proceed...
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Hi I needed to get my O2 sensors replaced on a 2006 Porsche Cayenne. Once done is your work warrantied and how quickly can it be d
Hi there. Unfortunately, we are not able to complete O2 sensor replacement on your Porsche so we're not able to offer you a price estimate. You would be better served to contact a local Porsche specialty repair shop for this...
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What is the best inexpensive o 2 sensor I can buy for a 2006 cayenne base?
The best thing to do is check with your local parts store or an online store for the best pricing on an oxygen sensor for your vehicle. If you need further assistance with replacing the oxygen sensors, then seek out...
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Power door modulator vs. door actuator 2012 Porsche Cayenne
Hi there - the Porsche dealer parts diagrams actually list a "door lock" mechanism, and a "driving mechanism" for the door lock. I would take my old receipt (which should have part numbers as well as description) with me, and...
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The suspension on my 2012 Panamera 4S makes loud "crunching" noises when driving over bumps if the car is cold.
Hi there. The Panamera is one of my favorite cars to drive, but less favorite cars to service for the same reasons - the complexity of the vehicle's suspension system. The problem with most performance cars, like the Porsche Panamera...
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Engine fan keeps running
Hi There, It sounds like you have two separate issues going on. The fan continuously running suggests that you may have a faulty cooling fan relay which may be causing the fan to continue running like this. The engine oil...
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My Porsche Cayenne is shutting down in traffic and cutting off when I start the vehicle
When your car stalled, most likely it set one or more trouble codes in the engine ECU. Those codes can be read by a technician equipped with a Porsche appropriate scan tool. You might be able to see the problem...

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