Do You Need to Replace Your Porsche Engine? It's Rare But it Can Happen!

October 03, 2021

Do You Need to Replace Your Porsche Engine? It's Rare But it Can Happen!

By Euro Auto Parts Direct
Do You Need to Replace Your Porsche Engine? It's Rare But it Can Happen!

When you give your Porsche routine maintenance and proper care the car’s gas tank can last for the entire life of the car, decades even.

It’s more common that you would have to replace a fuel pump or fuel filter – but not the gas tank.

However, there are exceptions and it’s important to be aware of the issues that can arise with your Porsche gas tank. If you notice any of the issues below it may be time to consider replacing the fuel tank.

The Smell of Gas

The Smell of Gas

If you are noticing the smell of gasoline in and around your Porsche it could indicate a leaking fuel tank or another issue with your car’s fuel system. It may be time to consult with an expert about replacing your fuel tank or another fuel system repair.

Car Has Been Sitting a Long Time

Car Has Been Sitting a Long Time

If your Porsche a has been sitting for a long time – and when it comes to storing your car at a second home that can happen - it may be a good idea to have a new gas tank installed if you plan on driving the car regularly again. The reason? Old gas will likely have altered the interior of the tank and left sediment. Running the gar with bad gas and sediment can cause a lot of problems for the engine

There’s a Leak

There’s a Leak

If you notice gasoline on the ground beneath your Porsche it might be a sign that your gas tank is leaking. This could also be the result of a loose connection within the fuel lines. At this point it’s important to contact your mechanic and consider replacement parts.

Corrosion

Corrosion

Corrosion inside the gas tank is difficult to detect. After all, it’s inside the gas tank. But such corrosion can happen and can include rust. This, in turn, can cause your Porsche to run poorly. You can always check the fuel filter for telltale signs of contaminants. If particles are found that show the tank is indeed rusting it may be time for a replacement.

Your Porsche Gets Dented

Your Porsche Gets Dented

In the event that your Porsche is hit and damaged, that can cause damage to the gas tank or the fuel pump system including fuel mountings. Such a blow can also lead to leaks depending on the severity of the blow. If you Porsche’s gas tank is damaged in an accident it’s definitely time to replace it with a new one.

While it’s rare, sometimes it’s imperative to install a new gas tank. The other time it’s done is when a Porsche is being restored. However above are some of the types of issue that may indicate that your daily driving Porsche could benefit from the gas tank replacement. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us today with any questions!

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Your Porsche Gets Dented

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