Porsche 911 Common Problems
Smoke at Start-Up or Check Engine Light, etc?
Listed below are Porsche 911 common mechanical problems with their likely resolutions. These are the most frequent 911 problems diagnosed by our Porsche techs over the years.
An accurate diagnosis of an issue by a Porsche Technician typically saves you time and money that can help. If you’re researching and considering buying a 911, our used car buyer guides highlight mechanical issues to be aware of before you complete a purchase.
Check engine light? Scanned the car and not sure what to make of those OBD codes? Our article on how to interpret and make sense of those fault codes may help.
Maintenance rarely solves a problem. However, neglecting maintenance can cause issues – check your last service update with our recommended maintenance schedules.
Scanned Your 911 and Read Diagnostic Codes?
The following sections identify common problems through symptoms. If you have scanned your Porsche OBD2 system and have identified fault codes, go to our Porsche powertrain fault code page to get fault descriptions.
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If your 911 has mechanical issues that don’t appear here, simply drop us an email via the forms or pop-up contact and we’ll do our best to share a solution with you.
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