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The following is a list of replaced, per the author, transfer cases. Given that probably few owners frequent auto forums compared to the full number of owners, this warrants documentation. Please add any new replacements to the thread and I will update the first post or correct it if I got it wrong. Thanks

8/2/16 Rubbing sounds and feel as your driving? - Rennlist - Porsche Discussion Forums

12/28/16 Transfer Box Replacement - Porsche Macan Forums

1/10/17 Transfer Box Replacement - Page 2 - Porsche Macan Forums

1/23/17 Transfer Box Replacement - Page 2 - Porsche Macan Forums

1/25/17 Transfer Box Replacement - Page 4 - Porsche Macan Forums (Reference to Pistonheads out of warranty repair £2500 )

2/8/17 Transfer Box Replacement - Page 7 - Porsche Macan Forums

2/8/17 Transfer Box Replacement - Page 7 - Porsche Macan Forums

4/10/17 Transfer Box Replacement - Page 10 - Porsche Macan Forums

6/7/17

(Same symptoms, not verified)

Additional:2016 Macan S Blown Transfer Case - Rennlist - Porsche Discussion Forums

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10/31/15 @sealbeach1 Tranfer case

11/18/15 @FL Medic Tranfer case

1/23/16 @keninblaine Tranfer case

9/13/16 @Boxtah Tranfer case

9/14/16 @jreimann Tranfer case

9/14/16 @John5757 Tranfer case

9/22/16 @MacanakeyTranfer case

9/25/16 @astro007 Tranfer case

9/28/16 @Oli_macan Tranfer case

10/14/16 @paulc_28 Transfer case fault

10/18/16 @TomS Porsche Macan Recalls & Warranty

12/8/16 @jfl007 Transfer case fault

12/8/16 @Sandpebble Transfer case fault

12/28/16 @nmolligo Transfer case fault

1/7/17 @scottwaldrup Tranfer case

1/20/17 @Louie Zoi Tranfer case

2/15/17 @Malcolm Tranfer case

2/22/17 @peterlovesbeer Tranfer case

3/3/17 @FBarrientos Tranfer case

4/11/17 @mm4879 Tranfer case

4/26/17 @Stoofpilot Bad Transfer Case

5/14/17 @pascal Porsche Macan Recalls & Warranty

Porsche Macan Recalls & Warranty (external reference to UK)

6/4/17 Transmission: Macan diesel | Porsche Forum from Porsche Club GB (suspected transfer case)

6/3/17 @993 Porsche Macan Recalls & Warranty

6/6/17 @Kurosh Tranfer case

6/6/17 2016 Macan S Blown Transfer Case - Rennlist - Porsche Discussion Forums

6/21/17 @Byakko Transmission slipping, maybe?

6/22/17 @SomeBeach Porsche Macan Recalls & Warranty

8/17 @txtommy 17,400 Replaced Macan Transfer Cases

9/14/17 @BRMACANGTS Transfer case blown

1/22/18 @red67 2015 Turbo...Dreaded Transfer case issue!

2/11/18 @mumbo Replaced Macan Transfer Cases

2/14/18 @notmac1 Replaced Macan Transfer Cases

2/14/18 @jasp Replaced Macan Transfer Cases

2/27/18 @Gradex Tranfer case

3/13/18 @SCbarber Trip to the dealer

4/4/18 @JMS Replaced Macan Transfer Cases

4/4/18 @thelaw_thechef Replaced Macan Transfer Cases

5/3/18 @Oldtimer Replaced Macan Transfer Cases

5/6/18 @Digs Replaced Macan Transfer Cases

5/7/18 @Hetchins https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/164426-should-we-worried-about-macans-reliability.html#post2436528

5/14/18 @atwnsw Replaced Macan Transfer Cases

5/14/18 @atwnsw Are these symptoms indicative of Transfer Case?

5/15/18 @Kuangmao Noise under the car when accelerating

6/13/18 @Finerthings Replaced Macan Transfer Cases

6/25/18 @Macanuck https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-2.html#post2450676

6/25/18 @CloseEncounters https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-2.html#post2450684

7/13/18 @Matt Garrett https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-2.html#post2455302

7/14/18 @Pulpo https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-2.html#post2455464

7/28/18 @iconn https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-2.html#post2459618

7/31/18 @asmaz https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-3.html#post2460860

9/10/18 @bluesmurf https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2471646

9/10/18 @Fast_Eddie https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2471658

9/13/18 @beautsh https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2472336

9/17/18 @vince217 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/167020-transfer-case-replaced-base-vs-s.html#post2473438

9/30/18 @doctorbossman https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2474131

10/1/18 @windblow https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2476969

10/4/18 @Keitho8567 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2477869

10/10/18 @Skutch https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2479139

10/18/18 @FSP https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2480237

10/24/18 @kellf190 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2481345

11/6/18 @afos88 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/167755-dealer-replaced-my-transfer-case-32-5k-miles.html#post2483511

12/4/18 @thisisyourlife Tranfer case

1/14/19 @Bert https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/87514-tranfer-case-4.html#post2499527

1/28/19 @ogie https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/169135-16-macan-s-transfer-case-replacement.html

2/2/19 @HRM https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2504621

2/4/19 @kennethjk https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2505413

2/8/19 @Catapult https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/169349-bad-transfer-case.html

2/16/19 @KC$$$ https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2508581

2/19/19 @vroom TWICE https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/169481-quality-german-cars.html#post2509329

2/20/19 @Kannassee https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2509565

2/26/19 @pma23 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2511051

2/28/19 @ritchwell https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2511553

3/5/19 https://rennlist.com/forums/porsche-macan/1085919-cautionary-tale-of-oil-leak-timing-cover-3.html#post15683293

3/6/19 @Nabil Enayet https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-4.html#post2512899

3/7/19 @jcv https://www.macanforum.com/forum/2513079-post159.html

3/7/19 @Restor8 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/modifications/169659-transfer-case-cobb-tune-issue.html#post2513147

3/8/19 @Novapdg https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/87514-tranfer-case-4.html#post2513403

3/13/19 @hamstur https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-5.html#post2514627

3/18/19 @Rickz https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/169135-16-macan-s-transfer-case-replacement.html#post2515913

3/19/19 @hamstur https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-5.html#post2514627

3/19/19 @Mags https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-5.html#post2516203

3/22/19 @pshrosbree https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-5.html#post2516885

3/23/19 @vandit https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-5.html#post2517081

3/31/10 @Observer https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-5.html#post2519247

4/23/19 @Chris M. 44,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-5.html#post2524425

4/24/19 @Valuestar 25,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/87514-tranfer-case-5.html#post2524597

5/9/19 @ottobon100 33,032 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-5.html#post2528245

5/11/19 @loopless 26,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-5.html#post2528717

5/17/19 @velvel 21,500 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/87514-tranfer-case-6.html#post2529839

6/3/19 @WolverineMacan 50,500 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-5.html#post2533851

6/3/19 @anthonyd 38,200 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-5.html#post2533943

6/6/19 @vancouver-porsche-matt, 33,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-5.html#post2534869

6/30/19 @blackonblackGTS, 9,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-6.html#post2541103

7/2/19 @Teddis, 10,200 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-6.html#post2541785

7/11/19 @nicholbw, 28,406 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-6.html#post2544019

7/24/19 @Cornerhard 15,500 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-6.html#post2547395

7/26/19 @rellis47 32,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/87514-tranfer-case-6.html#post2547739

8/8/19 @gregdhayes 48,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/169135-16-macan-s-transfer-case-replacement-2.html#post2550555

8/8/19 @Raytbo 18,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/172423-how-many-members-did-not-have-transfer-case-timing-chain-cover-problems-2.html#post2550715

8/8/19 @Knute000 18,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/172423-how-many-members-did-not-have-transfer-case-timing-chain-cover-problems-2.html#post2550727

8/14/19 @dsddcd 35,600 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-6.html#post2551981

8/14/19 @ncmacan 51,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-6.html#post2552043

8/14/19 @Reuben Boyd 40,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/146697-oil-leak-anyone-7.html#post2552003

8/16/19 @santastico 36,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-6.html#post2552569

8/22/19 @drawz 36,000 https://www.macanforum.com/forum/complaints/140338-replaced-macan-transfer-cases-6.html#post2553911

9/14/19 @petra 28,000

9/24/10 @JayKay999 https://www.macanforum.com/threads/transfer-case-issue.166132/page-3#post-2561430

9/28/19 @elveez 62,000 https://www.macanforum.com/threads/replaced-macan-transfer-cases.140338/page-12#post-2561574

9/28/19 @Jp911 26,500 https://www.macanforum.com/threads/replaced-macan-transfer-cases.140338/page-12#post-2561991

10/1/19 @Diz420 25,800 https://www.macanforum.com/threads/replaced-macan-transfer-cases.140338/page-12#post-2562266

10/8/19 @mac997 32,000 https://www.macanforum.com/threads/replaced-macan-transfer-cases.140338/page-12#post-2562888

10/23/19 @txtommy 31,000 Replaced Macan Transfer Cases

10/25/19 @Drruddick 51,000 https://www.macanforum.com/threads/replaced-macan-transfer-cases.140338/page-13#post-2564676

11/1/19 @hclax24 55,700 https://www.macanforum.com/threads/replaced-macan-transfer-cases.140338/page-13#post-2565245

11/6/19 @Deborah 29,000 https://www.macanforum.com/threads/replaced-macan-transfer-cases.140338/page-13#post-2565791

11/29/19 @LG&LGMacanS 40,000? https://www.macanforum.com/threads/40-000-mile-checklist-items-whats-this.173969/

1/5/20 @tecdoc, 42,000, https://www.macanforum.com/threads/replaced-macan-transfer-cases.140338/page-14#post-2571949

1/6/20 @Adrian Alleyne, 21,000 https://www.macanforum.com/threads/replaced-macan-transfer-cases.140338/page-14#post-2572032

1/11/20 The_Squire 53,000 https://www.macanforum.com/threads/replaced-macan-transfer-cases.140338/page-15#post-2572596

1/18/20 @Jellybean 13,500 https://www.macanforum.com/threads/replaced-macan-transfer-cases.140338/page-15#post-2573482

Non-scientific chart. Not everyone gave mileage. Some people have had multiple transfer cases done. I doubt I caught everything and I'm sure I made mistakes. Expect this chart to not be totally accurate but its what I could figure out. Chart to be updated.

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@grim, can you please correct my name post in there? I'm the 9/22/16 post you've got listed. It should be @Macanakey. The second "a" is missing. You're welcome to delete this post after you do that. Thanks.
 

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This is a great idea....
 

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I seem to be another addition to the transfer case issue. Macan 2016 Turbo, about 15K miles. Started noticing shuddering when accelerating from full stop. Took it to the dealer, and they diagnosed it as a rear transfer case problem, rather quickly. I have an appointment in a week or so for replacement.
 

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I bought my 16 S in April of 2016. I had 10,000 miles on it when I had the transfer case replaced. Interesting question regarding if these are all 2015 and 2016 builds. FYI the Cheyenne has the same problem. I'm surprised Porsche hasn't published anything on this.
 

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Took my '15 Macan S with 17400 miles in yesterday for the fuel pump flange recall. Came home with a new transfer case. Apparently this problem has become so common that dealers are now stocking replacements. Took about 2.5 hours to do the recall and transfer case swap. Although I had noticed some of the vibration and stuttering issues during backing and slow acceleration, it apparently developed slowly enough that I didn't realize how bad it was. I had mentioned it during a couple previous service visits and was told all was normal. Driving home yesterday was a night and day difference. Drives like a new Macan now.
 

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Took my '15 Macan S with 17400 miles in yesterday for the fuel pump flange recall. Came home with a new transfer case. Apparently this problem has become so common that dealers are now stocking replacements. Took about 2.5 hours to do the recall and transfer case swap. Although I had noticed some of the vibration and stuttering issues during backing and slow acceleration, it apparently developed slowly enough that I didn't realize how bad it was. I had mentioned it during a couple previous service visits and was told all was normal. Driving home yesterday was a night and day difference. Drives like a new Macan now.
I was going to ask how long it takes to get a transfer case replaced because my Porsche dealer has had my car a full work week and 2 weekends and I still don't have it back!

I brought the car in for a leak about 3 weeks ago. They resealed quite a number of elements and worked through a couple recalls over 3 days. When I got my car back I heard a noticeable a ticking a low speed so I had to return the next day. They explained the fuel pump had to be refitted properly and took 2 days to do it. When I got the car back the ticking was still quite noticeable so the car went in for a 3rd time. That's when I was told of the transfer case replacement. It's now been 10 days and the car is still in the shop...

Is this another Porsche thing that gentlemen of a certain standing casually put up with? :(
 

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I was going to ask how long it takes to get a transfer case replaced because my Porsche dealer has had my car a full work week and 2 weekends and I still don't have it back!

I brought the car in for a leak about 3 weeks ago. They resealed quite a number of elements and worked through a couple recalls over 3 days. When I got my car back I heard a noticeable a ticking a low speed so I had to return the next day. They explained the fuel pump had to be refitted properly and took 2 days to do it. When I got the car back the ticking was still quite noticeable so the car went in for a 3rd time. That's when I was told of the transfer case replacement. It's now been 10 days and the car is still in the shop...

Is this another Porsche thing that gentlemen of a certain standing casually put up with? :(
If the part is coming from Germany it can take a while. Not acceptable, but hopefully they at least gave you a Porsche loaner.
 

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I wouldn't complain if the loaner was equal or better than my car but it's the base Macan that I have no pleasure driving.
I hear you. I had a Macan Base loaner today and it was fine but I was so excited to see a couple of Caymans in the loaner fleet for the first time ever. I asked for one but alas, I was not a Tier 1 customer worthy of the Cayman apparently. Best of luck on the transfer case, did that dance with our prior Cayenne.
 

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Last night I finally received a call from the Service Mgr, after I left a scathing review on the post-service survey. His explanation for the delay returning my car is that he test drove it after the transfer case was replaced and wasn't satisfied, noting a vibration or shake upon starting the engine... He thinks it's an issue with a valve on the PSE, although I don't have the PSE button and wasn't aware that the car has a PSE (purchased 2nd hand not really knowing what options it has other than the 18 way seat).

Since my car has 49,800 miles (although I purchased a 3 year extension), I would rather leave the car at the shop until he clears it! But what a pain this is... I dropped it off on the 10th and with Thanksgiving around the corner, I don't expect it back until the 27th at the earliest. What an intro to the Porsche world!
 

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Are most of these earlier cars, or does the problem persist for the later ones too?
Not enough time to peruse all the links that Grim kindly posted above so bumping Lippy’s question to see if any 2017 MY vehicles are having the same issue?
 

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Just curious, who makes the Macan / Cayenne transfer cases?
 

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Add me to the list . My car is in the shop today getting the replacement (26K miles) .
Sorry to hear this, Larry, but hopefully it'll be a quick and permanent fix. My replacement has been good for about 12,000 miles now -- so far, no sign of trouble. Though did I just have my rear Cardan shaft replaced (from the "hoot owl" thread) ... and now the car drives likes it's brand new again!
 

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Sorry to hear this, Larry, but hopefully it'll be a quick and permanent fix. My replacement has been good for about 12,000 miles now -- so far, no sign of trouble. Though did I just have my rear Cardan shaft replaced (from the "hoot owl" thread) ... and now the car drives likes it's brand new again!
They fixed it in one day . I was so pleased by the surprise but holiday traffic was so bad that we asked if the pick up after Thanksgiving. My thinking is looking ahead at the next GTS .
 

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Another question, normally Porsche parts installed by the dealer are warrantied by Porsche for 2 yrs. (IIRC), if the dealer replaces the transfer case (under warranty) just before the factory warranty runs out is the replacement transfer case still covered by the 2 yr part warranty or does it expire at the time the vehicle warranty expires?

My bet is there's no warranty on the case beyond the base vehicle warranty (you didn't "buy" the replacement part so no warranty).
 
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