The temperature gauge always reads 175 degrees and the car runs great. January 17, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I would assume it is the valve cover gaskets. Could this be the problem or should I invest or just get rid of this car? I can't offer any specific advice without knowing the fault codes. I went to the garage and the set the timing. July 28, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I would think so. What should I look for, be concerned with or ask about with this car? I heard the M97 engines need to be disassemble to do the bearing upgrade. Last year's engine overhaul saw a big increase in horsepower and fuel economy, although both models still trail their Cayman siblings by about 10 horsepower each.
What else could be the problem? Is there any repair history for the car? The feel and responsiveness of the steering is incredible, allowing for accurate and exact placement through just about any type of turn and at just about any speed a reasonable person might attempt. I've test driven a few and yeah, great handling and fun car. When I hit the brakes to reverse park the engine rev dropped and engine stalled. Sorry am not a mechanic. Is this an on going problem with the boxster? Check spark, fuel injector pulse and pressure fuel, volume and quality. Can I fix the bearing and flush the engine with oil.
It will prevent the seal from going too deep on one side voice of experience. April 12, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Yes, it is. Inspect the engine and exhaust for signs of dripping oil. Are there any fault codes? Seller has changed oil pump, fuel lines, battery and says car runs perfect. Notes: You can still exit the car by rolling down the window and opening it from the outside. Thanks for all that you guys do! Clutches are easier to deal with than suto trans issues.
Most of the time, post-casting inspections will reveal these flaws, but apparently some were still manufactured into running engines. Can this be resolved simply? However, simply swapping out a broken engine for another one does not address known weaknesses in the engine due to design deficiencies. Looking for ideas on how to diagnose or resolve as summer is approaching. The expansion and contraction of the engine due to the heat of normal operation can expose this problem as well. On cars not equipped with Variocam Plus 2006 and earlier , use of a 15w50 or 20w50 provides a much higher film strength which will improve internal bearing life considerably. I have already change right transmission axle a few years ago due to oil leak.
I would start by checking and testing the battery. Repair Instructions: Clear clog yourself. The Boxster rides on standard 17-inch alloy wheels and the S on 18-inch alloys. Tried starting it with jumper cables. If you suspect low pressure, check it to be sure. Lately I am having problems starting it? It feels like I could easily lose control of the car.
Any suggestions of what the problem might be? Thank you very much for your help. Said the car has too many miles on it at 143K but the second engine was under 100,000 miles. Cylinder head cracks are common among water cooled cars, and can sometimes be repaired by grinding down the head and then rewelding it. . September 14, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Could be an oiling issue or noisy lifters. They said the 3 cylinder was scored.
Repeated stretching of the rod bolts causes them to deform and loosen up which can result in rod separation and complete engine failure. Newer modern not always means better! The stock rod bolts are designed to stretch and permanently deform when tightened down to their final torque values. In theory, the area where Porsche designed the bearing to sit is supposed to be dry. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. Thank u February 29, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I would assume the valve covers, camshaft plugs or adjuster O-rings are leaking. I would pressure test the cooling system. Good luck and congratulations on finding such a neat machine! I'm looking at purchasing a 2004 911 turbo with 28k on it.
Run a vehicle diagnostic test using a scan tool. Thanks January 10, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Black smoke is fuel. Once you figure out what is missing, it will be easier to diagnose. I am concerned that this maybe a telltail to a larger problem going on with the engine. Sometimes the tiger you know is better than the one you haven't yet met. August 31, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The gateway coding means the gateway module has the incorrect coding. But last day, I wanted to start the car after one month of not using it, and it didnÂ´t start.