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Porsche Cayman 987 (2008) – Service Schedule

Cayman, Cayman S

Porsche Cayman 987 (2008) – Service Schedule

2008 987 Porsche Cayman & Porsche Cayman S Service Schedule

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

  • 2008 Porsche 911 (997.1) Carrera / Carrera S, 4, 4S /Turbo (NOT for 997 GT3, click here for 997.1 GT3 maintenance service schedule)
  • 2008 Porsche Boxster/Cayman normal and S models (987 and 987c)

Minor Maintenance Checklist (after 12,000, 48,000, 84,000, 120,000 miles / 20,000, 80,000, 140,000, 200,000 kms) or 1, 4, 7, 10, etc.. years:

  • Diagnosis system: Read fault memory; reset maintenance interval/Read and record range information on R.O.
  • Change engine oil and oil filter
  • Vehicle underside and engine compartment: Visual inspection for leaks (oils and fluids) and abrasion (lines and hoses); Underbody panels: visual inspection for completeness, installation and damage
  • Coolant hoses: Check condition. Radiators and air intakes: Visual inspection for external debris and blockage
  • Coolant: Check level and antifreeze
  • Pollen filter: Replace filter element
  • Brake system: Visual inspection of the brake pads and brake discs for wear
  • 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)
  • Battery: Check condition and electrolyte level
  • Electrical equipment, warning and indicator lights: Check function

Additional Major Maintenance Checklist (after 36,000, 72,000, 108,000, 144,000 miles / 60,000, 120,000, 180,000, 240,000 kms) or 3, 6, 9, 12 etc.. years:

  • Air filter: Replace filter element
  • Fuel lines and connections: Visual inspection for damage and leaks
  • Parking brake: Check free play of parking brake lever
  • Clutch: Check the pedal play and end position
  • 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 rear 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

  • Not for Turbo: Replace spark plugs every 36,000 miles (60,000 km) or every 4 years
  • 911 Turbo 997 only: Replace spark plugs every 24,000 miles (40,000 km) or every 4 years

Additional maintenance for drive belt

  • Check drive belt at 36,000 miles (60,000 km) or every 4 years
  • Check drive belt at 84,000 miles (140,000 km) or every 10 years
  • Check drive belt at 132,000 miles (220,000 km) or every 16 years

Additional maintenance for convertible top

  • Maintain and care for convertible top at 12,000 miles (20,000 km) or every 12 months

Additional maintenance 48,000 miles (80,000 km) or every 6 years

  • Replace drive belt
  • Replace fuel filter (Turbo only)
  • Change all-wheel drive controller oil – 911 Turbo (997) model only, not 911 Carrera 4/4S 4-wheel drive models

Additional maintenance every 108,000 miles (180,000 km) or 12 years

  • Change manual transmission oil
  • Change Tiptronic transmission oil and ATF filter
  • Change Tiptronic transmission final drive oil
  • Change front differential oil – all-wheel drive models only

Every 2 years

  • Change brake fluid
  • Check roll-over protection system (Cabriolet models only)

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
  • After road test visual inspection for leaks of oils or other fluids.
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