TSB List for the 1997 Porsche 911

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1997 911 are official communications between Porsche & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER
  • SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER
  • BRAKES (PWS)
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING
  • AIR BAGS
  • STRUCTURE
  • TIRES
  • WHEELS
  • SEATS
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:INFOTAINMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER

    • TSB #122-J8G5Z-09

      Date Announced:
      AUG 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117512

      Information: Shock absorber for the respective chassis no longer available Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

    • TSB #122-J8G5Z-09

      Date Announced:
      AUG 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10117512

      Information: Shock absorber for the respective chassis no longer available Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #No. 1801.3

      Date Announced:
      DEC 08, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185121

      Advanced Technical information on brake squeal on all Porsche vehicles. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #122-T6A9F-02

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170983

      Parts withdrawal for various parts that were used in Recall and workshop campaigns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #No. 2000

      Date Announced:
      OCT 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10182276

      Advanced Technical information on a NVH Lubrication kit. Read More »

    • TSB #No. 3-20

      Date Announced:
      SEP 08, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180465

      Information on Classic 993 generation 911 crankcases. Read More »

    • TSB #No. 33-20

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180488

      Overview of Approved Porsche C20 Engine Oils Read More »

    • TSB #No. 16-20

      Date Announced:
      MAY 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175902

      List of approved A40 engine oils for all applicable vehicles as of 1984. Read More »

    • TSB #122-M8J3B-05

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174598

      List of approved C40 engine oils for all Porsche models since 1984. Read More »

    • TSB #122-F4J4K-04

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173051

      List of approved engine oils for all Porsche models. Read More »

    • TSB #122-Z2X7A-02

      Date Announced:
      JAN 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170997

      List of approved C20 engine oils for all Porsche vehicles since 1984. Read More »

    • TSB #122-S7K8Z-02

      Date Announced:
      JAN 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170996

      List of approved A40 engine oils for all Porsche vehicles since 1984. Read More »

    • TSB #122-T9S3B-02

      Date Announced:
      JAN 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171001

      List of approved C30 engine oils for all Porsche vehicles since 1984. Read More »

    • TSB #122-G2B4B-11

      Date Announced:
      OCT 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166908

      List of approved A40 engine oils for Porsche vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #122-M2T3L-09

      Date Announced:
      AUG 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148790

      Subject: Cleaning cooling system. Information: Engine oil in cooling system (coolant warning light comes on). Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #101005

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018155

      HANDLING PTFE CRANKSHAFT SEALS. 8JB Read More »

    • TSB #0204

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010768

      SECONDARY OIL FILTER BLEED BACK. P/N - 993 107 203 03. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

    • TSB #D76

      Date Announced:
      MAY 08, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025182

      PARTS WITHDRAWN. PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERIC REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNIT TO PCNA, BUT ONLY IN CASES WHERE THE DEFECT IS VISIBLE: PART NUMBER 955 110 235 01, DESCRIPTION FUEL LINE. *PE Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #No. 56-20

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179274

      Information on Classic Radio options for the 996 and 986 models. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #PIWIS2001v

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176881

      Information on new PIWIS tester update 39.500.020 and .025. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING

    • TSB #D77

      Date Announced:
      MAY 21, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025186

      PARTS WITHDRAW; PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNITS TO PCNA: PART NUMBERS 955 628 320 00 AND 955 628 321 00; DESCRIPTION TIP SWITCH. *PE Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #9801

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600189

      CAMPAIGN INFORMATION ON REPLACEMENT OF THE AIR BAG DEACTIVATION DEVICE IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PORSCHE CHILD SEAT SYSTEM. *YC Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #No. 1820.1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186489

      Special tools information on a measuring and alignment system. Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #603

      Date Announced:
      MAY 25, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007718

      OVERVIEW OF SUMMER TIRES, WHEELS AND SPACER RINGS. *MR Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #No. D538

      Date Announced:
      DEC 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185129

      Parts withdrawal information for Winter wheel and tire sets. Read More »

    • TSB #122-S7K8Z-02

      Date Announced:
      JAN 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170996

      List of approved A40 engine oils for all Porsche vehicles since 1984. Read More »

    • TSB #122-T6A9F-02

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170983

      Parts withdrawal for various parts that were used in Recall and workshop campaigns. Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #122-T6A9F-02

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170983

      Parts withdrawal for various parts that were used in Recall and workshop campaigns. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #PIWIS2101d

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186488

      Information on PIWIS tester update #39.900.065 Read More »

    • TSB #PIWIS 2101c

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186460

      Information about the new PIWIS tester update #39.900.060 Read More »

    • TSB #PIWIS2001av

      Date Announced:
      DEC 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185138

      Information on Porsche PIWIS Tester update #39.900.045 Read More »

    • TSB #PIWIS2001au

      Date Announced:
      DEC 18, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185137

      Information on Porsche PIWIS Tester update #39.900.040 Read More »

    • TSB #PIWIS2001at

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185136

      Information on Porsche PIWIS Tester update #39.900.030 Read More »

    • TSB #No. D536

      Date Announced:
      DEC 11, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185126

      Information on parts withdrawal of closed workshop campaign parts. Read More »

    • TSB #PIWIS2001as

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185135

      Information on Porsche PIWIS Tester update #39.900.020 Read More »

    • TSB #PIWIS2001v

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176881

      Information on new PIWIS tester update 39.500.020 and .025. Read More »

    • TSB #No. D4a

      Date Announced:
      JUN 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176897

      Document showing the evolution of Porsche Vehicles since 1948. Read More »

    • TSB #No. 16-20

      Date Announced:
      MAY 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175902

      List of approved A40 engine oils for all applicable vehicles as of 1984. Read More »

    • TSB #122-J4L4X-03

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172096

      Bulletin outlining new blitz table replacement castors due to a high rate of failure reported by dealers. Read More »

    • TSB #122-F5T6X-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169751

      Instructions for manually setting the date and time on older model vehicles with GPS and PCM 2.1 or older. Read More »

    • TSB #122-Y9Z9P-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169758

      Information about new PIWIS Tester updates 39.000.022 and 39.050.000 Read More »

    • TSB #122-H4F7Z-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169773

      Updated worksheet for Chassis and VIN numbering system. Updated to include 2020 Models including the Taycan. Read More »

    • TSB #122-L7Q9T-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169772

      Updated bulletin with the full list of Porsche model type designations. Read More »

    • TSB #122-H6M8Z-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169776

      Porsche Intranet posting outlining the Warranty Credit stop that takes place at the end of every calendar year. Read More »

    • TSB #122-A7G3D-12

      Date Announced:
      NOV 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168693

      List of valid Advanced Technical Information bulletins (ATIs) as of 11/22/2019 Read More »

    • TSB #122-T4D2V-11

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166948

      Parts withdrawal for sealing grease used for sports cars. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:INFOTAINMENT

    • TSB #No. 56-20

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179274

      Information on Classic Radio options for the 996 and 986 models. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #No. 14-16

      Date Announced:
      JUL 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177973

      Information on improving documentation or visual and/or acoustic repairs with pictures and/or sound files. Read More »

    • TSB #Charging lockup

      Date Announced:
      JUN 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176905

      Info on a new customer tool for looking up campaigns and recalls on their vehicle. Read More »

    • TSB #No. 19-20

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176847

      List of approved engine oils for classic vehicles. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #122-F5T6X-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169751

      Instructions for manually setting the date and time on older model vehicles with GPS and PCM 2.1 or older. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #122-V3B6B-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162219

      Announcement of a 6 month warranty extension on VAS 581005P R1234yf Service Units for air conditioning. Read More »

    • TSB #122-W9D2T-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162214

      Instructions for using VAS 581005P in order to chech and service R1234yf Air Conditioning Unit. Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #PK-D8-16

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10038544

      PORSCHE: INFORMATION ON HOW TO READ THE VIN. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #0203

      Date Announced:
      AUG 16, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010766

      EXCHANGE ENGINES AND TRANSMISSIONS FOR WARRANTY. THIS BULLETIN REPLACES BULLETIN WTY0203 DATED 2-15-02. *TT Read More »

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