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Hi everyone, Recently been dealing with a 996 TT with excessive smoke... After some turbo rebuilding the smoke from the tailpipe stopped but they started leaking externally. After some research turbos are not necessarily oil tight..meaning that the oil is not getting evacuated from the turbo reservoirs. More time and research led me to checking the turbo scavenge pump (yes they have 3, 1 on each head and one in the center for the turbos) Attached are the photos of some carnage, basically the drive off the intermediate shaft is stripped. I'm hoping one of the gurus will chime in on the extent of the required repairs now... Is the drive piece replaceable or am i splitting the case? Cheers, D.
jasmus1 posted a topic in 996 Series (Carrera, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa)I have a MY 1999 996 C4 that I had to have towed because of a coolant leak. I saw smoke coming form the engine area so I pulled over, saw the leak and thought it best to get a tow. I initially thought it may be a hose leaking, but found that when I squeezed a hose, it looked like coolant was leaking from the lowermost flywheel (where the serpentine belt goes). Is this possible or could it be leaking from somewhere that I cannot see? About 1000 miles ago I had a new clutch, IMS and RMS bearings installed. Could any of these repairs be related to the coolant leak? I want to try to fix this myself before having the car towed for repairs if possible. Thanks in advance for your help!