Porsche Driving, Oil change, Squeeky breaks

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Porsche Driving, Oil change, Squeeky breaks

NeuralBlog, Feb 7, 2006

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There have been a few questions I have come across regarding oil changes for a new Porsche, related to the interval. 2005 Porsche Boxster the owner's manual says that oil changes are to be done every 20,000 miles. However, some people say that an oil change every 7500 miles regardless of what the manual says, should be followed.

Assuming you are using factory-specified oil, it would be best to lean toward the long oil-change interval as specified by Porsche.

Easy driving on Porsches will result in squeaky brakes. Generally the Porsche high performance breaks develop a glaze on them after long periods of subdued driving. The heat generated from hard braking will burn out the "junk" accumulated on the brakes.

As for Porsche brakes, bedding the brakes with five or six hard stops from 80 to 20 mph in rapid succession followed by a cool-down will often reduce squeaking. This process removes a glaze on the pad surface and transfers a film of desirable brake pad material onto the brake rotors.



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