Carrera/S (997) & Boxster/Cayman (987)


Carrera/S (997) & Boxster/Cayman (987)
Minor Maintenance every 20,000 miles
  • Oil Change: Every 10,000 miles (15,000 km) or 1 year

Note: If the mileage for scheduled maintenance is not reached minor maintenance must be performed every 2 years.

  • Diagnosis system: Read fault memory; reset maintenance interval/Read and record range information on R.O.
  • Change engine oil and oil filter
  • Air Filter: Check the air filter condition, and if necessary, replace
  • Vehicle underside and engine compartment: Visual inspection for leaks (oils and fluids) and abrasion (lines and hoses); Underbody panels: visual inspection for completeness, installation and damage
  • Coolant hoses: Check condition
  • Radiators and air intakes: Visual inspection for external debris and blockage
  • Coolant: Check level and antifreeze
  • Pollen filter: Replace filter element
  • Brake system: Visual inspection of the brake pads and brake discs for wear
  • Brake hoses and lines: Visual inspection for damage, routing and corrosion
  • Drive shafts: Visual inspection of the dust boots for leaks and damage
  • Tires: Check condition and tire pressure
  • Check firewall and cabrio section body drains for debris
  • Check the door, lid locks and safety hook of the front lid for secure seating and function properly
  • Vehicle lighting: Check function
  • All headlights: Check setting
  • Horn: Check function
  • Windshield wiper/washer system, headlight washer: Check fluid level and nozzle settings (use winter antifreeze protection during winter months)
  • Battery: Check condition and electrolyte level
  • Electrical equipment, warning and indicator lights: Check function
Major Maintenance every 40,000 miles
  • Oil Change: Every 10,000 miles (15,000 km) or 1 year

Note: If the mileage for scheduled maintenance is not reached major maintenance must be performed every 4 years

  • Diagnosis system: Read fault memory; reset maintenance interval/Read and record range information on R.O.
  • Change engine oil and oil filter
  • Vehicle underside and engine compartment: Visual inspection for leaks (oils and fluids) and abrasion (lines and hoses); Underbody panels: visual inspection for completeness, installation and damage
  • Coolant hoses: Check condition
  • Radiators and air intakes: Visual inspection for external debris and blockage
  • Coolant: Check level and antifreeze
  • Air filter: Replace filter element
  • Pollen filter: Replace filter element
  • Fuel lines and connections: Visual inspection for damage and leaks
  • Brake system: Visual inspection of the brake pads and brake discs for wear
  • Parking brake: Check free play of parking brake lever
  • Brake hoses and lines: Visual inspection for damage, routing and corrosion
  • Clutch: Check the pedal play and end position
  • Steering gear: Visual inspection of the dust boots for damage
  • Tie rod ends: Check play and dust boots
  • Axle joints: Check play; visual inspection of the dust boots for damage. Check the screw connections of the front and rear running gear adjustment pointsare secure
  • Drive shafts: Visual inspection of the dust boots for leaks and damage
  • Exhaust system: Visual inspection for leaks and damage; check mounting and heat shields
  • Tires: Check condition and tire pressure
  • Check firewall and cabrio section body drains for debris
  • Check the door, lid locks and safety hook of the front lid for secure seating and function properly
  • Seat belts: Check function and condition
  • Vehicle lighting: Check function
  • All headlights: Check setting
  • Horn: Check function
  • Windshield wiper/washer system, headlight washer: Check fluid level and nozzle settings (use winter antifreeze protection during winter months)
  • Battery: Check condition and electrolyte level
  • Electrical equipment, warning and indicator lights: Check function
Additional maintenance for spark plugs (Except Turbo)
  • Replace spark plugs every 60,000 miles (90,000 km) or every 4 years
Additional maintenance for spark plugs (911 Turbo (997 only)
  • Replace spark plugs every 40,000 miles (60,000 km) or every 4 years
Additional maintenance for drive belt
  • Check drive belt at 40,000 miles (60,000 km) or every 4 years
  • Check drive belt at 100,000 miles (150,000 km) or every 10 years
  • Check drive belt at 160,000 miles (240000 km) or every 16 years
Additional maintenance for convertible top (911 Carrera only)
  • Maintain and care for convertible top at 20,000 miles (30,000 km) or every 2 years
Additional maintenance 60,000 miles (90,000 km) or every 6 years
  • Replace drive belt
  • Replace fuel filter (Turbo only)
  • Change all-wheel drive controller oil – 911 Turbo (997) model only, not 911 Carrera 4/4S 4-wheel drive models
Additional maintenance every 120,000 miles (180,000 km) or 12 years
  • Change manual transmission oil
  • Change Tiptronic transmission oil and ATF filter
  • Change Tiptronic transmission final drive oil
  • Change front differential oil – 911 Carrera 4/4S & 911 Turbo (997) 4-wheel drive models only
Every 2 years
  • Change brake fluid
  • File Condition Report for Long-life guarantee
  • Check roll-over protection system (911 Cabriolet only)
Every 4 years
  • Replace tire sealant
After 4, then every 2 years
  • Check battery for the tire pressure monitoring system
After 4, 8, 10, then every 2 years
  • Inspect airbag system
  • Assembly and running gear mounts: Visual inspection of all rubber/hydraulic mounts for damage
Road Test Check
  • Remote control, front seats, toot brake and parking brake (also operating travel), engine, clutch, steering, transmission, ParkAssist, automatic speed control, PSM switch, PASM switch, Sport switch, heater, air-conditioning system and instruments: Check operation
  • Oils, fluids: Visual inspection for leaks

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