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edebes

986 3.2l Oil pressure relief valve

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Hello Jeff and other Boxster Fans:

 

Dealing again with my 2004 3.2L (100.5k miles). Today's topic: oil pressure relief valve repair. Can someone direct me to pics regarding location of the cap I need to remove from the oil pump and how to replace the internal valve components. Also what is the list of parts needed to completely do this repair. thanks so much for your time.

 

 

Ed

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4 hours ago, edebes said:

Hello Jeff and other Boxster Fans:

 

Dealing again with my 2004 3.2L (100.5k miles). Today's topic: oil pressure relief valve repair. Can someone direct me to pics regarding location of the cap I need to remove from the oil pump and how to replace the internal valve components. Also what is the list of parts needed to completely do this repair. thanks so much for your time.

 

 

Ed

All these parts have been superseded with upgraded pieces:

  • Piston 997.107.125.01 
  • Spring 996.107.127.53
  • Gasket 996.107.123.50

So for less than $20 at retail, you get better low RPM oil pressure.  The new piston also has a bevel on its upper edge as well, and the spring is slightly longer.

 

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Thanks, Jeff and Loren.....just what I needed! Great to hear from both of you! Terrific forum as always!

 

Ed

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