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Used Porsche Cayman Fault Guides

Used Car Expert Fault Guides tell you the common Porsche Cayman faults and wear items that can become problems and big bills for their owner.

Independent research indicated that using our fault guides to check a car before you buy it can save you an average of £300 in surprise bills and hidden problems.

That's because our Porsche Cayman fault guides are written so that anyone can understand them – even if you know nothing about cars and have no tools. For every common fault, we tell you what to look for, what it means and what it costs.

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Porsche Cayman (2006-2012) Fault Guide


Porsche Cayman (2006-2012) Fault Guide

View Porsche Cayman (2006-2012) Fault Guide

We know of 11 PORSCHE Cayman (2006-2012) faults which our fault check guide makes it easy for you to spot and avoid.

  • 4 engine faults
  • 3 suspension wear items or faults
  • 2 interior problems
  • 1 bodywork issues
  • 1 recalls

Here's an example fault on the PORSCHE Cayman (2006-2012)

What to look for:

First with the engine cold, then with it hot, look under the car and check for any oil under the engine and gearbox.

What it means:

This is very likely to mean the Rear Main Seal is defective. This is a very common fault on the earlier, pre direct injection variants of the Cayman.

What to do

The RMS is the seal between the gearbox and the engine. A very small leak is not a large problem but if you can see oil on the ground the RMS will need to be replaced. If you find this fault then try to reduce the price of the vehicle by around £700.00.


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