How to keep your Porsche maintained and why?

 

It is important to keep in mind when you buy a vehicle, that you are also buying into the expertise behind the engineering of that vehicle. As they know best how to maintain a machine they manufactured.

Proper maintenance is key to keeping your vehicle on the road, whether you drive a BMW, Mercedes Benz, Bentley, Porsche, Audi, Lamborghini or McLaren. Saving you time and money in the long run, especially when it comes to selling your vehicle.

Most manufacturers as standard will recommend service and maintenance intervals. Important note: These are based on normal environmental/operating conditions and can vary slightly on where you are in the world

Porsche always keep on top of changing each of these for every model they release. In addition to this, they also change the intervals throughout its life, so it’s important to keep up to date with these also.

Here are the recommended maintenance schedules as recommended by Porsche.

 

Porsche 911/996/997

Engine Oil/Filter        Every 2 years, Mobil 1 0W/40

Spark Plugs                60,000 miles, or 4 years

Engine Air Filter        30,000 miles or 4 years

Fuel Filter                   In tank, not recommended to service

Coolant Flush             Every 2 years

Brake Fluid Flush       Every 2 years

 

Porsche Boxster 986

Engine Oil/Filter        Every 7,500 miles, Mobil 1 0W/40

Spark Plugs                48,000 miles, or 4 years

Engine Air Filter        24,000 miles or 4 years

Fuel Filter                   In tank, not recommended to service

Coolant Flush             Every 2 years

Brake Fluid Flush       Every 2 years

 

Porsche Boxster 987

Engine Oil/Filter        Every 2 years, Mobil 1 0W/40

Spark Plugs                60,000 miles, or 4 years

Engine Air Filter        30,000 miles or 4 years

Fuel Filter                   In tank, not recommended to service

Coolant Flush             Every 2 years

Brake Fluid Flush       Every 2 years

 

Porsche Cayman 987

Engine Oil/Filter        Every 2 years, Mobil 1 0W/40

Spark Plugs                60,000 miles, or 4 years

Engine Air Filter        40,000 miles or 4 years

Fuel Filter                   In tank, not recommended to service

Coolant Flush             Every 2 years

Brake Fluid Flush       Every 2 years

 

Porsche Cayenne 955/957

Engine Oil/Filter         Every 2 years, Mobil 1 0W/40

Spark Plugs                 40,000 miles, or 4 years

Engine Air Filter         40,000 miles or 4 years

Fuel Filter                    In tank, not recommended to service

Coolant Flush              Every 2 years

Brake Fluid Flush        Every 2 years

Written by Chris Remington