Symptoms: 1. Fuel gauge that would randomly read different values, so you never knew how much gas was in the tank 2. Hesitation would appear after filling the car with gas. 3. Fuel smell 4. Lot of pressure released when opening the gas cap. Last fall we had torn into the fuel system due to a hesitation it was having after filling up with gas. Aaron had also noticed that the tank let off a lot of pressure when opening …

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Aaron brought by his 968 last night to have me go through the speedometer cluster. The 944/968/911’s are notorious for the plastic odometer gears breaking, and thus the miles stop accumulating as you drive 😉 Aaron of course brought this in immediately when it broke 🙂 How do they break? Well over time, the plastic can get brittle and just flat fall apart, but the #1 cause is from people hitting the odometer/trip reset button while the car is moving. …

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Oct 14 2010 porschedoc 968 1 Comment

Aaron dropped off his 968 the other day because it died on him and wouldn’t start on his way to work.  He had been having some wierd hesitation issues as well, so it was time to take a look at it.  Found the bad fuel pump right away, and started tearing things apart.  Since we are in there, we replaced the pump, tank screen, fuel filter, check valve, and the fuel pressure regulator.  Once inside, we found the reason for …

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