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RMS leak and the muppett factor

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I have a 2006 C2, and I have the famous oil leak at the RMS (front of engine between engine and gearbox). The car is still under warranty and the dealer will fix it at no charge. But here's the thing: I live in Bahrain, not Stuttgart. They are delightful people but, having personally witnessed one of the Bahrain Porsche dealer "expert" drivers back a brand new 997 into a hydraulic lift, I am less than 100% confident of their ability to do the job, remember to put all the parts back in the correct order, and not screw something up that is going to cause even more problems down the line.

So the question is this: If I decide not to get them to fix the RMS leak will it do any damage (apart from needing half a quart of oil occasionally). And if I let them go ahead, what are the chances of them screwing up? Is this a difficult job requiring patience, concentration and expertise, or is it something that you would trust to a muppet?

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If you can tolerate the oil slick in your garage and replenish the leakage from time-to-time it should have no long term consequences.

I suspect Porsche has some pretty well documented procedures for dealers by now dealing w/ RMS replacements.

Good Luck!

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