Maintenance Tables

Table a through Table d on the following pages list the routine maintenance tasks specified by Porsche. The intervals of these tasks are determined by elapsed vehicle mileage and/or time.

Except where noted, the maintenance items listed apply to all models and model years covered by this manual. The columns on the right side of each table give quick-reference information about the job. The bold text references the repair group where additional repair information can be found.

Table a. Oil Service - every 7,500 miles

■o o

Maintenance item

0) 2

Warm engine required

Dealer service recommended

Engine compartment maintenance

Change oil and oil filter

-x-

*

Table b. Maintenance Schedule - every 15,000 miles

Maintenance item

Tools required

New parts required

Warm engine required

Dealer service recommended

Engine compartment maintenance

Engine: Visually inspect for leaks.

Crankcase ventilation: Inspect for leaks and check hose connections.

Fuel system: Inspect for leaks and check hose connections.

Intake air: Check hoses, lines and connections.

Change oil and oil filter.

*

*

-X-

Check and adjust valve clearance.

*

Throttle cable, lubricating

Under car maintenance

Manual transmission: Inspect for leaks. Check oil level and add as necessary 340 Manual Transmission-Controls and Case.

-X-

*

Fuel system: Inspect for leaks and check hose connection.

Fuel tank, fuel lines: Inspect all connections for leaks.

Brake system: Check brake pedal play and correct if necessary. Visually inspect brake hoses and lines for leaks, visible damage, corrosion. Visually inspect brake pads and rotors for wear. Check brake fluid level and top up as necessary.

1984 -1986 models: check clutch cable for play.

1987 - 1989 models: check hydraulic clutch actuator for leaks.

Control arms: Check control arm mounting bolts tightness.

Exhaust system. Visually inspect for leaks and damage. Check exhaust system mounting bolts for tightness. 260 Exhaust System

Steering: Check steering rack and steering linkages. Check steering rack mounting bolts for tightness. Inspect bellows for damage. Check tie rod ends for play and inspect dust covers for damage.

*

Drive axles: check boots for leaks or damage.

Check parking brake operation, adjust cable if necessary. 460 Brakes-Mechanical

-X-

Front and rear suspension: Check for visible damage. Check ball joints for wear and inspect ball join t dust covers for damage. 401 Front Suspension

Front wheel bearings: Check for play and, if necessary, correct.

-X-

Inspect wheels and tires, including spare, check tire pressure and condition

*

Continued on next page

Table b. Maintenance Schedule - every 15,000 miles (continued)

Maintenance item

Tools required

New parts required

Warm engine required

Dealer service recommended

Body and Interior Maintenance

Hinges, latches: Lubricate door and hood hinges and hood latch. Check door stop function.

Locks: Check central door lock operation. Check engine lid lock and luggage compartment lock and safety catch.

Seals for door, hood and roof: inspect and replace as necessary

Check headlight and fog light aiming and adjust as necessary.

*

Vehicle lighting: Check operation of headlights, parking lights, back-up lights, license plate lights, interior lights, glove compartment light, instrument panel lights, turn signals, emergency flashers, stop lights, horns, headlight flasher and dimmer switch

Horn: Check operation.

Optional electrical equipment: Check operation.

Check function of air conditioning. Check refrigerant charge at sight glass, where applicable. Tighten A/C compressor mounting bolts. 870 Air Conditioner.

*

Check function and condition of seatbelts.

Check windshield washer fluid level and concentration, add as necessary. Check operation of washer system. Check condition of wiper blades. 920 Windshield Wipers and Washers

*

Battery: Check fluid level and if necessary, top up

Check braking, clutch operation, cruise control, steering, HVAC, and instruments.

Table c. Maintenance Schedule - additional items every 30,000 miles

"O o

Maintenance item

0) z

Warm engine required

Dealer service recommended

Engine compartment maintenance

Change oil and oil filter

-X-

Check and adjust valve clearance.

V-belt: Check condition and tension.

Spark plugs: Replace (at least every two years)

-X-

Air filter: Replace filter element

-X-

Table d. Maintenance Schedule - Time/Mileage

Maintenance item

every 24 months

every 48 months

every 60,000 miles

New parts required

Dealer service recommended

Manual transmission: change gear oil.

-X-

■X

Fuel filter: Replace.

Oxygen sensor: Replace.

Brake fluid: Flush and replace brake fluid/clutch fluid. 340 Manual Transmission-Controls and Case

-X-

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SAE 20 W-50 V SAE 15 W-40 / 15 W-50 S SAE 10 W-40/10 W-50 SAE 10 W-30 SAE 5 W-30 &SAE5W-20I

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