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Oil leak and water pump leak


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During my last oil change few months ago, I was told that they noticed an oil leak and also a leak from the water pump. To get that fixed would end up about $2000 (Cdn.) I was shocked! Because the car (2001 Boxster S) had less than 20K km and I asked how could that be the case. I was then told it's a common thing in Boxster. I did not go for the repair and I would like to get some advice hopefully from this forum and see if that's really a common thing for Boxster or they're just trying to add some bills.

p.s. I don't notice any oil stain on my garage or any strange thing happening to the car while driving. Should there be any signs if those problems really exist?

many thanks.

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During my last oil change few months ago, I was told that they noticed an oil leak and also a leak from the water pump. To get that fixed would end up about $2000 (Cdn.) I was shocked! Because the car (2001 Boxster S) had less than 20K km and I asked how could that be the case. I was then told it's a common thing in Boxster. I did not go for the repair and I would like to get some advice hopefully from this forum and see if that's really a common thing for Boxster or they're just trying to add some bills.

p.s. I don't notice any oil stain on my garage or any strange thing happening to the car while driving. Should there be any signs if those problems really exist?

many thanks.

Beware of the "stealer-dealer". Take it a to a reputable Porsche tech in your area. I have never taken my car to my dealer and never will. They(the dealer in my area) are crooks and think all Porsche owners are stupid and are willing to pay anything just because they say so.

Good luck,

Phillipj

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Did they mention where the oil was leaking from? Best get a second opinion. What part of the country are you in??

I don't remember where exactly that was, or whether they particularly pointed to where it's from. Anyway, I am in Toronto, Canada. I guess I will try to find some other places for a second look before I get ripped off.

Thanks guys.

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