Jump to content

Server Lease Renewal/Software Licenses

Our yearly server lease, software licenses, as well as hardware operating costs, WERE due Dec 4th, 2022. Our current donations have fallen far short of the funds we need to renew. Please remember the RennTech.org community is Member supported so please consider a donation to help...  THANK YOU!

Welcome to RennTech.org Community, Guest

There are many great features available to you once you register at RennTech.org
You are free to view posts here, but you must log in to reply to existing posts, or to start your own new topic. Like most online communities, there are costs involved to maintain a site like this - so we encourage our members to donate. All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world. This site is 99 percent member supported (less than 1 percent comes from advertising) - so please consider an annual donation to keep this site running.

Here are some of the features available - once you register at RennTech.org

  • View Classified Ads
  • DIY Tutorials
  • Porsche TSB Listings (limited)
  • VIN Decoder
  • Special Offers
  • OBD II P-Codes
  • Paint Codes
  • Registry
  • Videos System
  • View Reviews
  • and get rid of this welcome message

It takes just a few minutes to register, and it's FREE

Contributing Members also get these additional benefits:
(you become a Contributing Member by donating money to the operation of this site)

  • No ads - advertisements are removed
  • Access the Contributors Only Forum
  • Contributing Members Only Downloads
  • Send attachments with PMs
  • All image/file storage limits are substantially increased for all Contributing Members
  • Option Codes Lookup
  • VIN Option Lookups (limited)

Whining gearbox ... does yours?


Recommended Posts

I noticed tonight that my 6-speed 99 C2 cab has a whine in the gearbox. If the car is coasting, clutch pushed completely in, the gearbox will whine if the shifter is in first gear, or even pushed toward touching first gear. Second gear, third gear, etc., completely silent. The faster the car is rolling, the higher pitched the whine is, and it goes down to a low whine as you roll to a stop.

Ran it by the Porsche dealer; their chief technician ran it around the parking lot. He can't remember noticing another 996 do this, but he's not sure. I know that my 993 didn't do it.

If you can, next time you drive your 6-speed, get it rolling about 20mph or so in neutral, push in your clutch, and put it in first gear, and post whether you hear a whine or not. It's very noticeable. I want to know if this is a normal characteristic of a 996 6-speed or if I have some problem with my gearbox.

Thanks for your assistance ...

Vic

99 C2 cab

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Vic,

I was out at my dealer today. The technician and I took a 01 C2 Coupe out for a spin. We tried your 20Mph in neutral and then foot down trick. The sound is not there. If anything all I heard was some sort of sping

noise coming from his clutch. But this happened in any gear change.

Then we tried it in my 00 C2 Cab and did the same thing. Sure enough its there. Distinct whining. As I said befre I am scheduled to get a new gearbox in the next week or so. I think this answers your question.

Your car is in warranty. Suggest you get a new gearbox asap.

Best of luck

Berny

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.