Additional Porsche Maintenance Tasks

Porsche Maintenance outside of Scheduled Minor and Major Maintenance

You help to keep your Porsche in the best condition possible through regularly scheduling your Porsche Minor Maintenance and Porsche Major Maintenance appointments with your certified Porsche technician.

While these service appointments are the main part of your Porsche's scheduled maintenance, there are additional tasks that you will need to schedule throughout the lifetime of your vehicle.

What additional Porsche Maintenance do I need to schedule? When?

You'll need to perform the following tasks at the specified intervals to ensure your Porsche stays in an optimized performance state:

  • Replace spark plugs every 60,000 miles, but no later than every 4 years.
  • Check drive belt at 40,000 miles or every 4 years and every additional 60,000 miles or 6 years.
  • Replace the drive belt every 60,000 miles or 6 years.
  • Every 120,000 miles or 12 years, you'll need to change the oil in a manual transmission; in an automatic transmission, you'll change the oil in the final drive, the ATF, and the ATF filter; you'll also need to change the oil in the four-wheel final drive.
  • Every two years, change the brake fluid (all models) and check rollover protection system (911 Cabriolet only).
  • Every four years, replace the tire sealant.
  • After the first four years, and every subsequent two years after, check the batteries for the tire pressure monitoring system.
  • Every 4, 8, 10, and thereafter 2 years, check the airbag system mounts for assemblies and running gear: visually inspect all rubber mounts for signs of damage.

What other tasks and services will I need to schedule for my Porsche?

In addition to these miscellaneous Porsche maintenance tasks, you'll also need to schedule appointments for Porsche Major Maintenance and Porsche Minor Maintenance . For more information, please see our articles on Porsche service, maintenance, and repair.