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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 02-23-2019, 01:32 PM Thread Starter
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There seems to be a sufficient number of complaints to list oil leaks. Just like for the Transfer Cases, if you have this problem, please add to the bottom of this thread.

Please keep this thread strictly just reporting on if you have an oil leak problem, and only if you have a confirmed problem. That's why the thread is stickied, to document actual data, not as a general complaint thread. Don't post your car is OK. Don't post you want to complain about the quality of the cars or other complaints. Don't clutter it up with other comments. Don't add other complaints. This list is only about leaking oil

unclear if RL posts are duplicates of others in this forum


https://rennlist.com/forums/porsche-...l#post15857961 30,000

10/4/17 @goaliken https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2215433

10/18/17 @Photon https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2226825

10/19/17 @Vicbee 49,300 miles https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2228377

4/10/18 @ewoo https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2408714

6/12/18 @ehcan 23,000 miles https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2447286

7/18/18 @gleung604 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2456570

7/19/18 @c3uo 10,000 miles https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2457050

7/31/18 30,000 miles https://rennlist.com/forums/porsche-...ing-cover.html

8/21/18 @bajachick https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2466416

8/21/18 johamill https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2466448

8/21/18 @GTF 47,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2466472

9/20/18 @jeanmarie97 28,000 miles https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2474235

9/26/18 @Pital https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2475543 (not fixed?)

9/28/18 @ttmacan 50,900 miles https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2476233

10/21/18 @pschemacansd 19,900 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2480879

11/13/18 @thelaw_thechef https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2485001

1/3/19 @DustinM 25,000 miles https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2496763

1/3/19 @TXRed ~34,500 miles https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2496779

1/12/19 https://rennlist.com/forums/porsche-...l#post15560735

1/12/19 12,000 miles, https://rennlist.com/forums/porsche-...l#post15561155

1/12/19 @Jasonzhang 21,000 miles https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2499021

1/17/19 @Arnold_T 16,000 miles https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2500543

1/29/19 @Tiwilli https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2503407

1/22/19 @16Turbo Swim https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2500543

1/22/19 @Pudge Finkelhauser 49,200 miles https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2501849

1/28/19 @dnaren 16,500 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2500543

2/11/19 @ewoo 46,957 miles https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2510251

2/21/19 https://rennlist.com/forums/porsche-...l#post15654265

3/8/19 @bavenda https://www.macanforum.com/forum/eng...-just-can.html

3/15/19 @geauxldrush ~27,700 miles https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2515399

3/26/19 @parvo99 34,000 miles https://https://www.macanforum.com/f...ml#post2518075

4/2/19 @sunster 80,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2519933

4/4/19 @fuzzypixel 38,000 miles https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2520263

4/5/19 @big_nick 68,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2520605

4/6/19 @german88 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2520823

4/11/19 @ncmacan 50,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2522069

4/20/19 @Firensteel007 26,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2523941

4/21/19 @RidgeRunner0207 30,650 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2526095

5/1/19 @[email protected]>@W 29,560 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2526079

5/1/19 @Hbi_Evan 76,587 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2526113

5/14/19 @schalup 46,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/mac...ml#post2529193

6/2/19 @flash gordon https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2533793

6/11/19 @JFranklin 9,800 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/com...ml#post2536293
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02/11/2019 @ewoo 46,957 this time timing cover oil leak

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3/15/19 @geauxldrush ~27,700 miles; SA: "We found the oil leak coming from the timing chain cover."

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34,000miles. 2017 gts. Bought used a few weeks ago and took it in to install carplay and got a call saying I have a leak in the timing cover. Covered under warranty and they said it’ll be done in 3 days
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04/27/19 and 29560 miles - oil & filter change - oil found on the driver's side lower engine area and
above as far as viewable. Took photos and passed them along to the Porsche dealer. I have an appointment
in a few weeks to take it in and have this issue addressed.

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04/21/2019 Oil leak from the timing cover on our 2017 Macan GTS @ 30,656 miles.

Being dropped off today to have the engine R&R's to replace the cover gasket and fix the leaks, dealer has done a few already.

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5/1/2019 Oil Leak from timing covers 2015 Macan S 76,587 miles
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Macan S in China, manufactured in Dec 15, delivered in Mar 16 with 35km now. Oil leak at timing chain cover, found in May 19. Now in dealer for replace gasket and sealant. Engine off from the bay, both timing chain cover and valve cover were removed. (I doubt why dealer remove the valve cover as leakage point only found at TC cover).
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4 Macans no leaks . Mileage on three were (are) under 20K and the highest mile was 42K.
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Just changed the oil this past weekend. I noticed slight oil leak above the oil pan, not sure how high up. The car is 3 years old with 17K. Will take it to the dealer soon.
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