Porsche Stability Management PSM

PSM is an active control system for stabilization of the vehicle during extreme driving manoeuvres. The increased control that is provided should not induce you to take greater risks with your safety. The limits dictated by the laws of physics cannot be overcome, even with PSM. The risk of accidents due to inappropriate speed cannot be reduced, even by PSM. The driver bears the responsibility for all driving maneuvers. f Adapt your driving style to the prevailing road and weather conditions. -...

Warning light Passenger Airbag Off

If the airbag on the passenger's side is switched off - Warning light PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF is continuously lit when the ignition is switched on f Please observe the chapter WARNINGS ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE ONBOARD COMPUTER on Page 105. Risk of serious personal injury or death from the passenger's airbag. If the PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF warning light is not lit when the ignition is switched on and the Airbag OFF switch is switched off, this could indicate a fault in the system. f Do not...

Retractable Rear Spoiler

The rear spoiler reduces rear axle lift, particularly at high speeds. Risk of accident. If the rear spoiler cannot be extended, driving stability will be adversely affected by increased rear axle lift, which could lead to loss of control. f Adapt your driving style and speed to the changed driving behaviour. f Have the fault remedied at an authorized Porsche dealer. Risk of injury during manual retraction or extension of the rear spoiler with the vehicle stationary. f Make sure that no persons...

Battery

F Observe all warning notes on the battery. f Disconnect the battery during all work on the electrical system. f Do not lay tools or other metal objects on the battery as they could cause a short circuit across the battery terminal. Hydrogen gas generated by the battery could cause an explosion, resulting in severe f Do not expose the battery to an open flame, electrical spark or a lit cigarette. f Do not wipe battery with a dry cloth. Risk of severe personal injury and damage to f Do not allow...

Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake PCCB

The high-performance brake system is designed for optimal braking effect at all speeds and temperatures. Certain speeds, braking forces and ambient conditions (such as temperature and humidity) therefore might cause brake noises. Wear on the different components and braking system, such as brake pads and brake discs, depends to a great extent on the individual driving style and the conditions of use and therefore cannot be expressed in actual miles on the road. The values communicated by...

Emergency Starting with Jumper Cables

If the battery is discharged, e.g. in winter or after the car has been parked for a long time, the battery of another car can be used for starting with the help of jumper cables. Make sure the voltage of both batteries is the same. Both batteries must be 12 volt types. The capacity (Ampere hours, Ah) of the booster battery must not be substantially less than that of the discharged battery. The discharged battery must be correctly connected to the vehicle's electrical system. f Please observe...

Vehicles without Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake PCCB

Even though the brake discs consist of alloyed grey cast iron, they will unavoidably start to corrode if your car is parked for an extended period. The brakes will tend to rub as a result. The nature, extent and effects of corrosion depend on the amount of time the vehicle was parked, whether granular or liquid road salt was spread and whether grease-dissolving agents were used in car washes. If the braking comfort is noticeably impaired, we recommend having the brake system checked by experts...

ABS Brake System Antilock Brake System

The ABS system represents a major contribution to the enhancement of active safety in your vehicle. This system prevents the wheels from locking in a panic stop on almost all road surfaces. With the ABS system in your vehicle, the following areas are enhanced Steering, vehicle remains steerable under all braking forces when ABS is engaged. Good directional control, no swerving caused by locking of wheels under braking conditions. Shorter stopping distance, stopping distances are usually reduced...

Topping off engine oil

Risk of burning from hot parts in engine compartment. Risk of injury by rotating parts. The engine compartment blower on the engine compartment lid can start up even with engine off. f Exercise extrem caution when working in the engine compartment. f Top off engine oil only with the engine off. Engine oil is hazardous to your health and may be fatal if swallowed. f Keep engine oil out of children's reach. Used engine oil contains chemicals that have caused cancer in laboratory animals. f Always...

Rollover Protection System

The Rollover Protection System on the Cabriolet consists of two supplemental safety bars that together with the front windshield frame help to create occupant survival space in case of rollover. Because of the extreme and unpredictable forces which can be encountered in a rollover, it is not possible to guarantee that occupants will be protected from all contact with exterior objects or the ground. However, the Rollover Protection System is designed to maintain the occupant survival space. The...

Mooo 4221

The new lap is displayed on the on-board computer and the PCM. Timing on the on-board computer and on the PCM begins from zero. The stopwatch in the instrument panel continues to show the total time. gt The on-board computer display returns to the Stop timing Intermediate time selection after a short period. gt You can stop the stopwatch or measure another intermediate time or a new lap. If you wish to store the lap time in the PCM, the performance display in the Trip Sport display Begin trip...

Automatic door locking

Your authorized Porsche dealer can program diverse types of automatic door locking in the control unit of the central locking system Doors lock automatically when the ignition is switched on. Doors lock automatically when a speed of 3 - 6 mph 5 - 10 km h is exceeded. Doors lock automatically when the ignition is switched on. If doors are opened with the engine running, they lock again automatically when a speed of 3 - 6 mph 5 - 10 km h is exceeded. The doors do not lock automatically....