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Porsche 911 Problems and Repair Histories

402 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Porsche 911. 130 of these members (32.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 200 repairs to Porsche 911s--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Porsche 911 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Porsche 911 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Porsche 911 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Porsche 911 repairs by problem area

40% of the Porsche 911 repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 5% to the brakes, 7% to the suspension, 26% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 11% to the body and trim, and 3% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 200 repairs.

Porsche 911 repair cost distribution

Of the Porsche 911 repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 8% cost less than $100, 36% between $100 and $499, 20% between $500 and $999, 20% between $1000 and $2499, and 16% more than $2500.

Chart based on 96 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Porsche 911 problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Porsche 911 2dr Coupe

325-horsepower 3.6L H6 6-speed manual RWD

Porsche 911 in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 50000    
51000 0 amplifier replaced 
53000 0 dead coil on 2nd cylinder, coil replaced by CPO warranty 
57000 0 right side tie-rod got shot, both replaced. 

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2002 Porsche 911 2dr Coupe

turbocharged 450hp 3.6L H6 6-speed manual AWD

Porsche 911 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 44000    
44000 1700 two of the ignition boxes went bad. Replaced all six and changed plugs while they were in there. Also did tune up. 
47000 200 Porsche windows have sensors that raise the window 1/2 inch after door is closed to make a tight seal. Sensors go bad and window doesn't close tightly. Have to replace sensor. 

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2002 Porsche 911 2dr Coupe

320-horsepower 3.6L H6 6-speed manual RWD

Porsche 911 in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 23000    
24000 0 Front sway bar endlinks were making noise so they were replaced under CPO.  
31000  

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2002 Porsche 911 2dr Coupe

320-horsepower 3.6L H6 6-speed manual AWD

Porsche 911 in District of Columbia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
289 CEL -- readout of fault codes replace mass air flow sensor(charged for part only. no labor) 
52000 2493 clutch and slave replaced. Intermediate Main Shaft (IMS) bearing upgraded (mod). RMS (Rear Mail Seal) renewed (OK, butdone while have access). GT-3 RS engine mounts installed (mod) shifter adjusted and transmission fluid changed 
 
Porsche 911 in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 37820    
38440 5 Caliper seized, repaired 
52700 50 Window regulator 

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1999 Porsche 911

Engine not specified

Porsche 911 in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 80600    
83700 230 water pump noisy bearings 
86180 100 Rear drop links replaced, noise gone. 
 

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1999 Porsche 911 2-door

6-cylinder manual 2WD

Porsche 911 in Delaware, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 53000    
54000 200 Air Oil Separator Replaced 
61000 100 Repair serpentine belt pulley 
69000  
Porsche 911 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 59000    
60000 300 Check valve for air injection system failed. Typical problem on 99's 
69000  
Porsche 911 in Great Britain
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 68000    
69500 200 Coolant reservoir developed a slow leak & was replaced by the owner. 
71000 300 1 coil pack failed. Replaced all 6 
82000 950 Radiator leak due to corrosion. 
90000  
Porsche 911 in Maine, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 52000    
53000 260 Had a leaking coolant tank and finally decided to replace it and the coolant cap with new parts. 
56000 525 Needed pads and rotors on the front only. They were making lots of noise and could feel through brake pedal. Now, all is good. 
67000  

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