Porsche Car Problems & Fixes

Porsche owner problems and repairs

Below is a list of Porsche cars and the total problems we have in our database for that model. You can add your own problems by clicking the 'Post a new problem' buttons around the site.

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The Latest Porsche Problems
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Clutch pedal not returning fully

car drives fine but clutch is only half returning, no fluid loss

2004 Porsche Boxster Boxster 3.2 S
Posted: Mar 30, 2020
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Knock on start up

Engine has knock on start up when cold ,if restarted within two days all is ok leave three days knock is back sounds like a big end but only knocks on start up all ok when running and high or low rev...

1999 Porsche Boxster
Posted: May 8, 2015
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Battery

Battery flat Cannot open front boot to get to charger and battery Window slightly down

2002 Porsche Boxster
Posted: Mar 2, 2015
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Unknown water leak

Drove back from the airport today to find a water puddle on the drivers side of the car, not sure were the puddle came from but think it maybe a leak? No interior lights came on and this is the first ...

2004 Porsche Cayenne 4.0
Posted: Jan 31, 2012
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Rattle on start up

when i start the car from cold the engine rattles for half a second then runs smooth.Is there something wrong with the car

2001 Porsche Boxster 2.7 manual
Posted: Dec 2, 2011
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PCM fixed at one point on map or navi to start any navigation

PCM on my new to me 997 911 will only start any navigation from one position it is fixed on a set point but will give directions from that point each time new info put in is the code or gps problem

2004 Porsche 911 997 C2S
Posted: Aug 27, 2011
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Water getting in

Water has got into the car and caused flooding under the front passenger seat, thus wrecking the onboard computer...cost over two grand and insurance refusing to pay...help!!!

2006 Porsche Boxster boxster s
Posted: Dec 18, 2009
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PCM screen blank, but sound still working

The PCM display is blank, in a good light it is possible to faintly see the icons are there, but not clear enough to be able to programme the sat nav.

2002 Porsche Boxster 3.2s
Posted: Oct 16, 2009
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Not firing on all cylinders

hi there, fitted a set of pads and disks and when i started car didn't sound right and doesn't seem to be firing on all cylinders.

1999 Porsche 911 carrera4 3.6
Posted: Jul 1, 2009
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Pcm

the drawer where you put your sim card will not click back in on my pcm system,does anybody know if this can be fixed ? everything else i.e the sat nav, cd player works perfect

2003 Porsche Boxster 3.2
Posted: May 11, 2009
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Non Start

A friend said change the fuel pump relay. I did and it started a couple of times. Now it will not start again. Do you know of any common non start faults that may cause this? Many thanks.........

1995 Porsche 911
Posted: Sep 12, 2008
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Acelerator peddle

The nipple fixing that should be fixed to the underside of peddle has come out,the P.S.M Light and A.B.S Lights are now on all the time please an anyone advise not keen on using main dealer due to the...

2001 Porsche 911 convertable manual
Posted: Jul 29, 2008
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Dent in roof panel

Same as my other dent problem post. Would this dent be fixable by paintless dent removal? Cheers

2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 4
Posted: Oct 4, 2007
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Dents in rear panel

What's the best way to get the dents seen in the picture removed? The dents are very shallow, you can see them where the reflection is swirling. Would this be doable for one of those paintless dent...

2002 Porsche 911 996 Carrera 4
Posted: Oct 4, 2007
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Car cutting out unexpectedly

In heavy traffic the car lost all power, there's no warning, no strange noise nothing. It happened several times in heavy London traffic before I had the car flatbedded to the Porsche Centre. They had...

2001 Porsche Boxster 2.7
Posted: Oct 4, 2007
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Acceleration dies off after 3 - 4000 rpm

When accelerating hard the car seems to lose power after 4000 rpm and doesn't feel right. The engine feels a bit "shakey" and the car just doesn't pull properly.

1998 Porsche 911 996 Carrera 2
Posted: Oct 4, 2007
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