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Hoping to identify a root cause of multiple transfer case failures. 2012 Cayenne S purchased CPO with 43K. Transfer case replaced around 48K (grinding/surging evident) again at 61K (grinding, no surging) and dealer informed me they installed two cases this last visit with the first one not operating properly. Returning to dealer today, 62K, grinding/clunking particularly evident on left hand turns but not exclusive and while frequent it is not a constant occurrence.
Hard to imagine randomly getting multiple "bad" transfer cases and suspect some other gremlin is the root cause. Has anyone experienced a similar issue or have a suggested direction (differential?) I can pass on to the Porsche techs at Annapolis Porsche? Rolling out of warranty in two weeks so a bit concerning.
Can anyone help me identify a fluid leak? While changing oil on my '04 Cayenne S, I noticed a small leak coming from the drain (weep) hole of what I would normally call the bell housing which I assume is part of the transmission housing. There are 3 small holes in a row which appear to be drain holes. The fluid has the consistency of 90 weight oil. It is amber in color. It's not motor oil or transmission fluid (which I think is colored Red). Thanks!
By Kamil Barański
We have a heavy snow here in Poland so I wanted to use reduction to get home safely.
Unfortunately a massage showed up on the screen which says that "4 wheel drive fault......"
Car is in the garage now and I cannot get it back to normal 4 wheel drive - reduction is still on. No chance to get it to second type of reduction. Massage stays on
I had 2 trials where I managed to get it back to normal 4 wheel drive as I thought that maybe snow did some damage or water etc. nothing.
I am looking at many topics here on the forum and it looks like it may be the servomotor?
The transfer case was not used very often.
Battery was changed 7 months ago.
Any ideas where to start?
No chance to connect it to durametric as I am over 100 km from Warsaw Porsche Stealership.
Need Your help Guys as I need this car to run smooth again.
Oil in the transmission was changed 3 weeks ago.