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    Low oil pressure warning

    Hi Guys.

    My friend's wife has an '06 Boxter 3.4 987S with 9000 miles on it. Yesterday a message popped up warning of 'low oil pressure'. She checked the oil level which was normal, but the pressure warning persists.

    I've tried the search facility for advice on this but with no success. She has not driven the car since and the OPC collected it today but don't seem to know the exact cause of the problem.

    Could it be the oil pump? My friend was told that some reliability issues have arisen since Porsche now out-source supplies of various parts!!

    Any pointers would be much appreciated.

    Re: Low oil pressure warning

    I got this warning in the early miles of mine, just after I'd stalled it at a roundabout I stopped, turned the iginition off and on again, and the fault cleared though.

    I know that doesn't help!

    Re: Low oil pressure warning

    I had the same with my first ride in the 3.4. Did not show up again though.
    Cheer up!

    Re: Low oil pressure warning

    Problem here is that the warning has re-appeared time after time, even when the OPC was testing the car.

    I guess, from the response, it's not a common situation.

    Any observations on the allegation that Porsche are out-sourcing more parts than we may think?

    Re: Low oil pressure warning

    Just to close this off.... The OPC eventually found the fault was caused by a 'broken wire' in the electrics, so there was never a problem with the oil pressure.

    It took them three days to find so it obviously wasn't high on their check-list.

     
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