ENGINE HAS BORE SCORING! It will have to eventually be rebuilt/replaced. Car being sold as-is. Currently drives fine, but consumes oil. Oil consumption varies based on driving conditions but I’d say it’s roughly 1qt every 700-1000 miles. Local bidders encouraged to check the car out in person.
Bore scoring is a common problem with 996 and 997.1 Porsches. Even low mileage garage queens. Many sellers of similar cars don’t know or won’t tell you if their car has bore scoring. Since receiving BS diagnosis, I switched to Valvoline Premium Blue oil, changed every 1500 miles. Also recently added a low temp thermostat.
I thought this was going to be a forever car and invested a lot into her. But alas, it was not meant to be. Need to free up garage space for a new vehicle.
In the last 5k milesI have done a lot of work, including:
Front+rear brake pads/rotors
Top Gear mufflers and 200CEL cats
Coolant overflow tank
Front+rear lower control arms
General gmax tires
Porsche PCCM+ stereo with carplay
IMS/RMS replaced in 2016
Body is in decent shape. Driver quality. Previous owner and I drove year round. Plenty of little chips/scratches/imperfections. The damage reported on CarFax is the result of hail damage and I believe repaired entirely with PDR. But I cannot say for sure. I have no info, and am now just learning about the damage in 2005 on the Experian report in this listing.
CEL occasionally comes on for code P0491. This is related to the secondary air pump (emissions thing). I spent a lot of money trying to fix this and gave up. Won’t stop you from getting a sticker in MA so I just reset the code when it comes up.
Two keys, but both remotes do not work.
I think that’s about it. If anything comes to mind, I’ll update the listing. Do let me know if you have any questions. Good luck!
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Location: Somerville, Massachusetts, United States