Installing convertible top fabric and roof liner

Installing Convertible Top

Before installing the convertible top fabric and the roof liner, the adhesive bonding points must be cleaned. Check all screws for tightness. If necessary, tension the auxiliary bow. No. Operation Instructions Screw the three holders to the tack strip. Zip the rear window into the convertible top fabric use a provisional window, if one is available . Cover the main bow with an adhesive tape, thickness about 1 cm, and apply adhesive up to the first Prepare convertible top fabric Apply adhesive...

Operating the measuring instrument

Engine Lubrication Circuit

Prepare measuring instrument for testing 3 Position measuring instrument Lower pointer into measuring instrument. Grasp rubber strap between thumb and index finger. Position measuring instrument in center between pul- The lateral stop of the instrument must rest on the side Press pushbutton to apply uniform pressure in perpendicular direction on top of V-belt until the detent spring can be heard or felt to disengage. After the detent spring has disengaged, the measuring instrument or the...

Removing and installing driver airbag unit

993 Porsche Ignition Unit

Disconnect battery and cover battery or battery terminal, respectively. 2. Undo fastening screws 2 ea. with a Torx T 30 socket screwdriver. Replace the self-locking nuts whenever they have been released, undoing the retaining plate of the airbag unit 4 screws in the steering wheel. When stowing away the airbag unit, make sure the padded side faces up. The airbag unit must be stored in a safe place when it remains removed for longer periods. Observe safety precautions. Tightening torque for...

Sealing the camshaft housing sealing face

Porsche 993 Engine Camshaft

Loctite 574 hardens only when contact with metal is made and air ingress is prevented. After having applied the sealant, bolt up the crankcase sections within approx. 10 minutes since the sealant bead applied directly to the metal surface will otherwise start to cure. In case of repairs, the old sealant coat must not necessarily be removed. It is sufficient to de-grease the surface and apply the new coat of sealant after the solvent has evaporated. New Loctite will soften the old sealant...

Removing and installing immobilizer control unit

Porsche 993 Immobilizer Connector

Remove shear bolts using a cross cut chisel and remove cover. 3. Loosen control unit and unplug connector. Installation shear bolts, part no. 999 074 051 02 using a Removing and installing control unit of RS Loosen flanged nut using a cross cut chisel. Installation Tighten new M5 flanged bolt with stop teeth part no. 999 507 472 02 using circlip pliers, Tighten the control unit carefully. The plastic mounting lugs can break off. The serial number must not be left on the control unit after...

Checking and assembly operations on the power steering system

Porsche 993 Engine Compartment

Damage to the power steering can be traced to lack of oil in the hydraulic system. Due to the high system pressure in the hydraulic cicuit, even minor leaks may cause fluid loss and damage to the power pump. Grunting noises when turning the steering wheel or foaming in the reservoir are indicative of lack of oil and or air drawn in. Before topping up the reservoir, however, repair any leaks remaining on the intake side and replace the defective part on the pressure side. Checking the steering...

ABS 5 test with System Tester 9288

Porsche 993 Ecu Scanner

Importaint notes on the ABS 5 and ABS 5 ABD systems When carrying out operations on the hydraulic unit, the rpm sensors and the wire assembly, or when replacing units, a system check operational check with System Tester 9288 must be carried out. This may be required e.g. after accident repairs. This check ensures that confusion of electrical wires and hydraulic lines is avoided and that correct system operation is ensured. When replacing certain brake pipes, e.g. at the intermediate section in...

Troubleshooting the cruise controls control unit

Checking the multiple plug of the cruise control's control unit When cruise control malfunctions occur, the first item to be checked is fuse no. 19 in the central electrical system. The brake light is protected by the same fuse. 2. With the ignition off, remove the multiple plug from the control unit. 3. Connect measuring instrument voltmeter to terminal 12 ground and terminal 1 plus of the multiple plug. Turn ignition on. 4. Connect measuring instrument to terminal Press AUS key OFF on control...

Bleeding the brakes vacuum brake booster

Vacuum Hose Porsche 993 Diagram

Caution The description below applies only to vehicles with vacuum brake booster. Use only new brake fluid DOT 4. Observe brake-fluid quality. The brake fluid DOT 4 Type 200 used until now change interval 3 years is no longer available via the Porsche Parts Servie. Super DOT 4 brake fluid will be delivered instead. The change interval for this brake Vehicles with brake systems filled with the previous brake fluid must be filled with Super DOT 4 at the next scheduled brake-fluid This brake fluid...

Interior Body Equipment

72 81 19 Removing and installing seat lift units . . 72 1 74 28 01 Checking seat heater 74-1 74 27 15 Calibrating controllable seat holder .74- 3 The Repair Manual for the 911 Carrera 993 , Vol. 5, also includes the Repair Manual for the 911 Carrera 4 993 4WD and the 911 Targa 993 . The 911 Carrera 993 forms the basis for the description of repair work in the Manual an 911 Carrera 993 appears at the top of each page. Where different or additional repair procedures apply to the 911 Carrera 4,...

Repair group survey911 Carrera 993

Body Body front section 50 Body center section, roof, frame 51 Front doors, Central Locking System 57 Interior equipment, passenger protection 68 Volume VI Air conditioning 8 Air conditioning Heater 80 Vehicle electrics Ventilation 85 Auxiliary air conditioning system 88 Radio, telephone, on-board computer 91 Windshield wipers and washer 92 Exterior lights, lamps, switches 94 Interior lights, lamps, switches 96 Volume VII Electrical system 9 The Technical Literture for the 911 Carrera (993)...

Replacing valve guides Removal

Porsche 911 Bracket Oil Thermostat

Working from the camshaft side, machine off protruding valve guide sections using a spot facer until the valve guides are flush with the cylinder head. Loosen guide with a sharp hammer blow and press out remainder towards combustion chamber using a press. 3. Coat machined valve guides with tallow and fit into cylinder head with a shop-made drift, working form the camshaft side. 4. Bore inner valve guide dia. to a dimension of g 8.00 to 8.015 mm using a broach or precision boring equipment. In...

Adjusting kickdown switch

The idle position of the accelerator cable must be correctly adjusted. Kickdown switch in installation position. 2. Unhook pushrod from accelerator pedal. 3. Switch on system tester and select throttle valve in DME actual values menu. 4. With the pushrod unhooked, push the accelerator pedal down to the stop throttle valve open up to stop and read throttle position 1 off on system tester. With the throttle valve open accelerator pedal fully depressed , the position is 84 30. 5. Hook pushrod back...

Removing and installing rear speed sensor

With the ignition switched off, open the connector assembly on the wheel carrier and unplug the connector for the speed sensor. 2. Unscrew the mounting bolt (Allen bolt) and remove the speed sensor. 1. Apply Molykote Longterm to the speed sensor and the hole in the wheel carrier. Caution There is no O-ring between the speed sensor and the wheel carrier. In addition, the front and rear speed sensors must not be confused with each other. Otherwise, the blade of the speed sensor will be offset 90...

Manual transmission

The Repair Manual of the 911 Carrera (993) also includes the 911 Carrera 4 manual (993 four-wheel drive). The 911 Carrera (993) is the basic model covered by the repair operations described in this Manual. 911 Carrera (993) is also indicated in the header of each page. Descriptions of repair operations that deviate for the 911 Carrera 4 will be included after the respec tive 911 Carrera section. The repair descriptions of both models are separated by a cover page. All pages included after the...

Diagnosis Troubleshooting Tiptronic

Fault, fault code Possible causes, elimination, notes Test point 31 Torque converter clutch always open Torque converter Fault possibility mechanical hydraulic fault in transmission *au't 1) Check ATF level and correct if necessary (refer to 911 Fault code 70 Carrera (993) Workshop Manual, Page 37 - 101). 2) Erase fault memory and perform a test drive. The diagnostic test conditions are achieved if - the torque converter clutch is electrically closed - engine torque > 200 Nm (148 ftlb) -...

Removing and installing cruise control actuators

Varioram Porsche

Observe the following when removing the Up to model year 1995, the left-hand intake as of model year 1996, the entire Varioram 2. Connect measuring instrument ohmmeter to terminal 1 and terminal 7 of the plug section of the actuator motor resistance . 3. Connect measuring instrument to terminal 2 and terminal 4 potentiometer . 4. Connect measuring instrument to terminal 2 and terminal 3 potentiometer slide .

Important information on ABS 5 and ABS 5 ABD

The Porsche 911 Carrera (993) is supplied as standard equipment with ABS 5 (5th generation) or optionally (M number) with ABS 5 ABD. ABD Automatic Brake Differential. The major differences between ABS 5 and ABS 5 ABD are as follows Brake power controller at hydraulic unit ABS 5 1 ea. Diagnostics and system check of both systems are carried out with System Tester 9288. The pulse wheels of the front axle (tensioning discs) and the pulse rings of the rear axle have 48 teeth. The versions used on...

Re 2 Bleeding the ABD circuit

Preparation Bleed brakes in conventional manner (for master cylinder circuits, refer to p. 47-12 13). The bleeder device remains connected (switched on) when the ABD circuit is bled. In addition, the booster circuit must be depressurized. Bleeding pressure approx. 1.5 to 2.0 bar. Overflow hose (vent) is blocked with hose clamp at brake fluid reservoir. Connect System Tester 9288 to diagnostic socket. Switch on ignition. Select Bleed menu. Close rear right bleeder valve. Then press Stop button...

Removing and installing Carrera RS steering wheel Momo

Steering Wheel Restoration

Remove the upholstered trim from the steering wheel see following text . Caution Do not dismantle the lid with the Porsche emblem. First pull lift the top and bottom of the hori zontal spokes on the trim over the steering wheel spokes. Then pull the trim over the vertical lower spoke lift it over the steering wheel spoke . Unplug horn connector from upholstered trim. 2. Unscrew hexagonal nut arrow Fig. 2196-48 and remove it together with lock washer. 3. Turn wheels of vehicle to straight...

Changing brake fluid Vacuum brake booster

Vacuum Hose Porsche 993 Diagram

Caution The description below is only applicable to vehicles with vacuum brake booster. Use only new DOT 4 brake fluid. Observe change intervals and specified brake fluid grade. Refer to Page 47 - 5 for further Total brake fluid change quantity approx. - Top up reservoir with fresh brake fluid to upper edge. Connect bleeding device to Clamp the overflow hose bleeding hose shut with a hose clamp. The overflow hose bleeding hose has been omitted as of October 1995 refer to Technical Information,...

Dimensions for Cabriolet

Fuse Box 1984 Porsche 911

Horizontal distance between the mountings for the right locating peg and the left locating peg B 1306 2 Horizontal distance between the outer bolt hole for the right convertible top mount and the outer bolt hole for the left convertible top mount C 1340 3 Diagonal distance between the mounting for the convertible top locating peg and the outer bolt hole, for the convertible top mount on the B-pillar. D 763 3 Inclined distance between the mounting for the convertible top locating peg and the...

Re 3 Bleeding the brake booster circuit

Brake Pressure Accumulator

The bleeding process includes two steps. The first step may be omitted in certain cases. 1st step Preparatory operations for initial 2nd step Bleeding the pressure accumulator. After replacing or removing the pump unit and pressure accumulator, follow these instructions carefully. If a different process is selected, the brake fluid may foam excessively. Depressurize booster circuit before working on this cirucit e.g. to remove or fit components . To depressurize, pull off electrical connector...