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Porsche 911 997.2 (2009 – 2012) – Service Schedule

Porsche 911 (997.2) Carrera, Carrera S, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S

Porsche 911 997.2 (2009 - 2012) – Service Schedule

Porsche 911 (997.2) Carrera, Carrera S, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S Service Schedule

This maintenance service schedule checklist is ONLY for the following Porsche models and years:

  • 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Porsche 911 (997.2) Carrera / Carrera S, 4, 4S (NOT for 997.1 versions neither for 997.2 GT3, GT2 and Turbo)
  • 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Porsche Boxster/Cayman normal and S models (987 and 987c)

Oil Change Every 10,000 miles (15,000 km) or 1 year

Minor Maintenance Checklist (after 20,000, 60,000, 100,000, 140,000 miles / 30,000, 90,000, 150,000, 210,000 kms) or 2, 6, 10, etc.. years:

  • Diagnosis system: Read fault memory; reset maintenance interval
  • Change engine oil and oil filter (Every 10,000 miles/15,000 km)
  • Vehicle underside and engine compartment: Visual inspection for leaks (oils and fluids) and abrasion (lines and hoses); Underbody panels: visual inspection for completeness, secure installation and damage
  • Coolant hoses: Check condition. Radiators and air intakes: Visual inspection for external debris and blockage
  • Coolant: Check level and antifreeze protection level
  • Pollen filter: Replace filter element
  • Brake system: Visual inspection of the brake pads and brake discs for wear (without removing wheels)
  • Brake hoses and lines: Visual inspection for damage, routing and corrosion
  • Drive shafts: Visual inspection of the dust boots for leaks and damage
  • Tires: Check condition and tire pressure
  • Check firewall and cabrio section body drains for debris
  • Check the door, lid locks and safety hook of the front lid for secure seating and function properly
  • Vehicle lighting: Check function. All headlights: Check setting
  • Horn: Check function
  • Windshield wiper/washer system, headlight washer: Check fluid level and nozzle settings (use winter antifreeze protection during winter months)
  • Check wiper blades
  • Battery: Check condition and electrolyte level
  • Electrical equipment, warning and indicator lights: Check function

Additional Major Maintenance Checklist (after 40,000, 80,000, 120,000, 160,000 miles / 60,000, 120,000, 180,000, 240,000 kms) or 4, 8, 12 etc.. years:

  • Air filter: Replace filter element
  • Fuel lines and connections: Visual inspection for damage and leaks
  • Brake system: Visual inspection of the brake pads and brake discs for wear
  • Parking brake: Check free play of parking brake lever
  • Steering gear: Visual inspection of the dust boots for damage
  • Tie rod ends: Check play and dust boots
  • Axle joints: Check play; visual inspection of the dust boots for damage. Check the screw connections of the front and  gear running gear adjustment points are secure
  • Exhaust system: Visual inspection for leaks and damage; check mounting and heat shields
  • Seat belts: Check function and condition

Additional maintenance for spark plugs

  • Replace spark plugs every 40,000 miles (60,000 km) or every 4 years

Additional maintenance for drive belt

  • Check drive belt at 40,000 miles (60,000 km) or every 4 years
  • Check drive belt at 100,000 miles (150,000 km) or every 10 years
  • Check drive belt at 160,000 miles (240,000 km) or every 16 years

Additional maintenance for convertible top

  • Maintain and care for convertible top at 20,000 miles (30,000 km) or every 2 years

Additional maintenance 60,000 miles (90,000 km) or every 6 years

  • Replace drive belt
  • Change all-wheel drive controller oil – 911 Carrera 4 – 4-wheel drive models
  • PDK transmission: Change clutch oil

Additional maintenance every 120,000 miles (180,000 km) or 12 years

  • Change manual transmission oil
  • Change PDK transmission oil
  • Change front differential oil – 911 Carrera 4 – 4-wheel drive models only

Every 2 years

  • Change brake fluid

Every 4 years

  • Replace tire sealant

After 4, then every 2 years

  • Check battery for the tire pressure monitoring system

After 4, 8, 10, then every 2 years

  • Inspect airbag system
  • Assembly and running gear mounts: Visual inspection of all rubber/hydraulic mounts for damage

Road Test Check

  • Check operation of remote control, front seats, foot brake and parking brake (also operating travel), engine, clutch, steering, transmission, ParkAssist, automatic speed control, PSM switch, PASM switch, Sport switch, heater, air-conditioning system and instruments.
  • Visual inspection for leaks of Oils and other fluids.
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