There are a myriad of flexible seals in this system, and the use of an incompatible fluid could lead to swelling or other problems. The absorbed water can impair braking efficiency. Wondering if you have come across similar problem and what the remedy is. My mechanic, who is not a Porsche specialist, is equally bafffled. Black accordion boots cover and protect these joints and hold lubricant. Edited March 2, 2014 by creekman. Ordinary power steering fluid will not work correctly and could damage the seals.
The taillights are also suitably Porsche-like, and the whole truck is easily identifiable as part of the Porsche family. I have an electric power steering pump, it made a terrible groaning noise, turns out that I had some debris in the system so I'm replacing the pump. If so for clarification for anyone doing that, it's the larger diameter pipe of the two pipes. That engine is mated to a standard eight-speed automatic that sends power to all four wheels. A friend swears his Toyota power steering got much quieter after a flush and refill with the correct Toyota-approved fluid.
The steering knuckle unites several critical systems that suspend the chassis; support the drive axles and wheel hubs; mount the brakes; and allow the front wheels to turn when steering. Interior Whatever your opinion of the exterior styling, the interior silences all critics. Checking the power steering fluid level in your Cayenne is relatively easy and should be done once a month or if you are experienced difficulty turning the wheel or steering your Cayenne. There are aftermarket firms that make quick disconnect fittings with filters and magnets to cut into that line that will make future service a much easier affair: An easier, and perhaps more practical approach would be to simply siphon off all the fluid you can get out of the reservoir and pump, refill the system, then drive the car a short distance and repeat the process. If the power steering fluid level in your Cayenne is low, fill it up to the maximum line with power steering fluid and check it again in a week to determine if you have a leak. Tie rods and tie rod ends transfer steering inputs to the front wheels. Yes, the return line at the rack.
Hi all, hope all's well. I found the the fluid level in the reservoir was low and subsequently I had topped it up. A small pump and reservoir that can direct a jet of cleaning solution at the windshield or back glass. It is a two person job, and you need to be careful not to let the pump run dry during the process as they do not like that, and the pump is expensive. Distance: 20,000 miles 32,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Air conditioning system Interval in Month s : 24 Labor Units: 0.
Porsche's number for this recall is ag02. See the full list of Porsche Cayenne standard equipment. The Range Rover beats that with 32. Porsche's recall number is ad03. A decent list of safety equipment is optional, however, including lane departure warning, automatic cruise control with full autonomous braking, front and rear park assist with a backup camera, and the Porsche Dynamic Lighting System, which creates an optimum headlight illumination pattern.
The car overnights in a climate controlled garage at 65 degrees so I am wondering if the viscosity or the quality of the generic fluid is causing this sound? The front end looks distinctively Porsche, with big, round headlig. We completed my top end overhaul replacing the seals in the power steering pump last month. When the filter is clogged the pump starves for fluid when it needs to draw from the reservoir. Distance: 20,000 miles 32,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Brake system Interval in Month s : 24 Labor Units: 0. The Cayenne received some mild revisions for 2014, including a new eight-speed automatic transmission compare the 2013 and 2014 models.
Unless the existing fluid is really in bad shape, this is probably all you need to do. Please have the fault remedied at your nearest authorized Porsche dealer. Also the fluid is very particular. Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 tty 1-800-424-9153. Thanks I suppose the noise could be caused by the different fluid, but I'm more inclined to think there still might be a little air in the system after you reassembled everything and topped it up.
The standard brakes on the Cayenne — even the Turbo S — are conventional steel rotors. The pump might have been damaged due to the low fluid, once air enters the system it doesn't take much to damage the pump. The optional Burmester sound system is impressive, with excellent adjustability for various music types. Distance: 40,000 miles 64,000 km Action: Torque Item: Suspension Interval in Month s : 24 Labor Units: 0. There are aftermarket firms that make quick disconnect fittings with filters and magnets to cut into that line that will make future service a much easier affair: An easier, and perhaps more practical approach would be to simply siphon off all the fluid you can get out of the reservoir and pump, refill the system, then drive the car a short distance and repeat the process. Safety The Porsche Cayenne has not been crash-tested.
Is your steering speed sensitive? Page: 286 Changing brake fluid Brake fluid absorbs moisture from the air over time. I was told it is the same as the one used by Touareg and Audi Q7. I have noticed that in the morning when reversing out of the garage I get a groan when I cut the wheel hard. I got one with parts no G 004 000 M2. Are you using the correct fluid? I found the servotronic relay under the dashbord. Remedy: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake pedal assembly circlip, installing any missing circlips, free of charge.