The diary of a Porsche 944 and former 911 Owner. I have now bought a 1986 Porsche 944 having previously owned a 2001 model 996 Carrera 2 Coupe with 3.4 engine/manual transmission and this is intended to document my experiences with the Porsche 944 over time including any problems and the running costs of maintaining a 30 year old Porsche 944.
Porsche 911 Leaking Petrol Cap - O Ring Rubber Seal Perished
One of the items picked up on the inspection of my 2001 Carrera 2 Porsche 996 model was that the rubber O ring seal on the petrol cap was perished so that petrol could escape from the tank if full and turning a sharp corner. Obviously as a potential safety issue this was something I wanted to fix.
Porsche 911 Leaking Petrol Cap - O ring Rubber Seal Perished
I did think about replacing the rubber O ring seal of the petrol filler cap but the cost of a new cap was under £10 from Design911 so I bought a new one instead. The new cap was simple to replace and just needed pliers to stretch the rubber cable over the rivet that attaches it to the car.