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    carrera 2 mod 2009 manual gearbox defect after 23500 kms

    Just to add info to everybody concerned

    I bought the car as second hand in OPC Bayreuth in Germany

    Few days later, it appears that the gearbox and clutch were to be replaced under warranty.

    so, I have to thank Porsche import belgium for the gearbox and Porsche Bayreuth for the clutch.

    I have paid nothing, and I got the car back as it should .

    I dont know if the same would have been for any other german car like.......


    Re: carrera 2 mod 2009 manual gearbox defect after 23500 kms

    Glad you had a good outcome


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    Re: carrera 2 mod 2009 manual gearbox defect after 23500 kms

     

    Glad you had a good experience  Since it is your first post, welcome to Rennteam!


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    Re: carrera 2 mod 2009 manual gearbox defect after 23500 kms

    Good to hear Jean Marie, the title had  me worried.

    Welcome


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    Re: carrera 2 mod 2009 manual gearbox defect after 23500 kms

    Worrying title indeed, glad to see everyone involved with warranty stepped up to the plate without drama and your 911 is ok now.

    Welcome to rennteam!


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    Re: carrera 2 mod 2009 manual gearbox defect after 23500 kms

    I know at least 4 cases of engine or gearbox failures, 2 out of warranty at 3 year + old cars, that were honoured by Porsche without any hesitation. Of course, they'd rather not fail than to be fixed without hassle.

    I would never keep a Porsche without the extended warranty scheme. The cost is not excessive. Consider it as some sort of insurance for mechanical failure rather than for accidental damage as in normal car insurance.


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