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Porsche 944 Turbo 951 (1985-1991)
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 Basics & Essentials
Safely Jacking Up and Supporting Your 944
Always safely lift and support your vehicle.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Battery Connection Notes and Replacement
Learn how to check, replace, charge and jump start your battery here.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Air Filter Replacement
Keep your engine running clean with a new air filter
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Cabin Filter Replacement
Even though the early 944 only has air filter screens this article will show you how to remove them and make some suggestions on installing home made filters
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Wiper Blade Replacement
Don't wait until the weather turns bad to replace your wiper blades
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Under Engine Tray Removal
You will need to remove the under trays to perform most work on the motor, this article shows you how.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Accessory Belt Replacement
Don't get stranded by a bad belt, change yours now
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Oil and Filter Replacement
Changing your oil and filter is one of the easiest and simplest ways to keep your engine running strong and long
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
 Engine
Spark Plug Replacement
Replacing your plugs should be part of your regular maintenance.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Compression Testing Your Engine
This article will show you how to perform a compression test on your 944.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Coil Testing and Replacement
Test and replace a bad coil with help from this article.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Air Flow Sensor Repair and Replacement
Repair or replace your Air Flow Sensor or Meter with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Air Box and Air Flow Sensor Removal
Remove your air box and air flow sensor with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Timing Belt Replacement
Replacing the timing belt is an important part of the maintenance on your Porsche 944.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Crossover Pipe Removal
You are going to need to remove the crossover pipe to get access to the front of the motor, this article will show you how
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Setting Engine at Top Dead Center
Many jobs require you set your engine at Top Dead Center. This article shows you how
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Intercooler Replacement
To service upgrade your intercooler you will need to first remove it form the vehicle, this article will show you how
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Knock Sensors Replacement
Make sure you are protected from detonation by having good working knock sensor
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-86)
Intake Manifold Replacement
Replace your intake manifold with these step by step instructions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Idle Speed Adjuster Replacement
Replace a faulty idle speed adjuster with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Vacuum Lines
Help eliminate vacuum problems with this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Balance Shaft Seals Replacement
Replace the balance shaft seals with these step by step instructions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Cycling Valve Replacement
Replace your failing cycling valve and keep your turbo motor running correctly
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Oil Pressure Sensor Replacement
Get a functioning oil pressure gauge by replacing a faulty sensor
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Flywheel Lock Installation
You will need to lock the flywheel to perform a lot of work on your 944, learn how with help from this article.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Balance Shaft Belt Replacement
Learn how ro replace your balance shaft belt with help from this article.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Turbo Brake Booster Heat Shield Removal
You will need to remove the turbo/brake heat shield to remove the turbo or work on the brake booster.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Air Oil Separator Replacement
Replacing the AOS is a major job because of everything that must come off, but if you already have the turbo off you might consider replacing the O-rings while you are there
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Oil Pump Seal Replacement
Replace the oil pump seal with these step by step instructions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Speed Reference Sensor Replacement
Make the difficult job of replacing the speed reference sensors a little easier by following these step by step instructions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Balance Shaft Rear Seals Replacement
Replacing the O-ring or seal on the rear of the balance shafts is a lot of work, these step by step instructions should make things go a little easier
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Camshaft Cover Removal
The valve cover on the 8 valve actually houses the camshaft and lifters, but this article shows you how to remove it in step by step instructions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-89)
Camshaft Removal
Remove your camshaft with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-89)
Camshaft Oil Seal Replacement
Replace leaking camshaft oil seals with these step by step instructions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-89)
Cylinder Head Gasket Replacement
How to replace your head gasket in step by step instructions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Engine Mount Replacement
Eliminate engine vibration with new mounts
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Power Steering Pump Rebuild
Rebuild your leaking power steering pump with the Rennbay rebuild kit
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Oil Pan Gasket Replacement
Replacing the oil pan gasket will be one of the larger jobs you can perform on the 951
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Rear Main Seal Replacement
Replacing your rear main seal is easy once you remove everything in front of it
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Pilot Bearing Replacement
Replacing your pilot bearing is easy once you remove everything in front of it
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
 Fuel Injection
Fuel System Pressure Tests
Learn how to get your fuel pressures with help from this article.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Fuel Injector Replacement
Restore your engines health by replacing your fuel injectors.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Fuel Flow Delivery Test
You will need to know the fuel delivery rate when trouble shooting; this article will show you how to run this test.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Fuel Pressure Regulator Replacement
Replace your fuel pressure regulator with these step by step instructions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Fuel Pressure Dampener Replacement
Solve surging fuel pressure problems with a new fuel pressure dampener
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Fuel Pump Replacement
Replace your fuel pump at the first signs of trouble and before it leaves you stranded at the side of the road
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Throttle Body Cleaning Replacement
Improve the performance and mileage of your car by giving your throttle body a good cleaning
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Fuel Filter Replacement
Don't get stranded by a clogged fuel filter, change yours today.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
 Brakes
Bleeding Brakes
Great advice on how to make a messy job easier
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Front Brake Pad Replacement
Visually inspect your pads every 25,000 miles and replace them as soon as the wear light comes on
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-89)
Brake Line Replacement
Inspect your brake lines every year and replace them at the first sign of trouble
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Front Brake Caliper Replacement
Replace your front brake calipers with the help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Front Brake Rotor Replacement
If your front brakes are grabbing or pulsing you are probably in need of new rotors
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Rear Brake Pad Replacement
Make sure to check your rear pads for replacement every 10,000 miles
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Rear Brake Rotor Replacement
Replace your rear brake rotor with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Parking Brake Shoe Replacement
Stop your car from rolling while parked by replacing your parking brake shoes
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Rear Brake Caliper Replacement
Replace your rear brake calipers with the help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Parking Brake Adjusting
Parking brakes need adjusting and this article will show you how
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Brake Light Switch Replacement
Get your brake lights working again by replacing your brake light switch
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1985-91)
Brake Master Cylinder and Reservoir Replacement
Replace the master cylinder and reservoir with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Brake Booster Replacement
Get back to proper brake pedal effort by replacing your brake booster
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
 Transmission
Transmission Oil Change
Make changing your transmission fluid part of your regular scheduled maintenance
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Clutch Slave Cylinder Replacement
Check your clutch slave cylinder before starting any clutch or transmission work
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Master Cylinder Replacement
Replace your failing clutch master cylinder with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Transaxle Removal
Follow these steps and safely remove your transaxle from your Porsche
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1985-91)
Transmission Input Shaft Seal Replacement
Replacing the transaxle main shaft seal is easy once you get the transaxle out of the vehicle
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Clutch Replacement
Replacing the clutch on the 944 or 951 is one of the most difficult jobs you will do, make sure to read this article before starting
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
 Cooling System
Coolant Flush and Replacement
Replace your coolant and flush out the system with the help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Coolant Expansion Tank Replacement
Replace your old and leaking coolant tank with the help of this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Thermostat Replacement
Replacing the thermostat can take all the patience you can muster but we will show you how in step by step directions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Coolant Expansion Tank Replacement
Replace your old and leaking coolant tank with the help of this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Coolant and Radiator Hose Replacement
Replace your coolant hoses before they leave you stranded
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Thermo-switch Replacement
Radiator fans not running? Check your thermo-switch
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Turbo Coolant Pump Replacement
Turbo coolant pump not running after shutting the engine off? Learn how to replace it here.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Radiator Replacement
How to replace your radiator in easy step by step instructions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Water Pump Replacement
Replace your leaking or broken water pump with the help of this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Additional Thermostat Replacement
Do not forget to check the additional thermostat on the turbo when checking for cooling problems
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Turbo Replacement
Start making power again by replacing your turbo
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
 Electrical
Starter Replacement
Car having trouble starting? Change out your starter before it leaves you stranded.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
DME Relay Troubleshooting
Car not starting? One of the first places you should check is your DME relay.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Blower Motor Resistor Replacement
If your blower motor will not work on all speeds there is a good chance you need to replace the resistor
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
HVAC Air Temperature Sensor Replacement
Replacing the HVAAC air temperature is quick and easy
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Vacuum Flap Actuator Replacement
Replace broken fresh air vent vacuum actuators or lines with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Blower Motor and Fan Replacement
Fix your squeaky or broken blower motor with these step by step directions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Ignition Wires Rotor and Distributor Cap Replacement
Checking and changing your rotor, distributor cap and wires should be part of your regular maintenance
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement
Replace your wiper motor at the first sign of trouble
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Electric Fan and Shroud Replacement
Replace your fans and shroud with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Headlight Motor Replacement
Get your headlights pointed at the road again by replacing your headlight motor or relay
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Trouble Shooting the Alarm System
Checking your alarm for a non start electrical issue is covered here
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-90)
Radiator or Auxiliary Fan Switch Replacement
Replace a faulty auxiliary fan switch with these step by step instructions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Headlight Replacement
See better at night by replacing worn out or broken headlights
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Exterior Light Bulb Replacement
Get all your exterior lights working properly with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Tail Light Bulb and Assembly Replacement
Replace burnt out or damaged tail light bulbs or assemblies with the help from this article.
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Alternator Replacement
Don't get stranded by a poorly operating electrical system. Replace your alternator at the first signs of trouble
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Voltage Regulator Replacement
Replace your voltage regulator with the help of this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Headlight Switch Replacement
Get working lights again by replacing your headlight switch
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Instrument Cluster Replacement
Replace the bulbs or the complete instrument cluster with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
HVAC Controls Replacement
Replacing the HVAC control unit is quick and easy with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Foglight Dimmer Switch Replacement
Get your foglight and dimmer lights working again by replacing your headlight switch
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Stalk Switch Replacement
Fix faulty steering column switches with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Ignition Switch Replacement
Replacing your ignition switch can be a pain, let this article make it a little easier for you
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1985-91)
Ignition Tumbler Replacement
Make a difficult job a little easier by using these step by step instructions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1985-91)
Clock Cigarette Lighter and Hazard Switch Replacement
Replace your clock bulb, clock, cigarette lighter and hazard switch with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1985-91)
 Body & Interior
Hood and Hatch Shocks Replacement
Tired of have the hood or hatch fall on your head? Replace the shocks with the help of this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Non Airbag Steering Wheel Removal
Swap out your steering wheel or fix your column switches, either way the steering wheel has to come off first, and this article will show you how
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-86)
Hood Crest Replacement
Freshen up the look of your Porsche with a new hood crest
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Glove Box Removal
Get easy access to all the systems behind the glove box by removing, and this article will show you how
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Wheelwell Liner Removal
You need to remove the wheelwell liners to get access to many things. Learn how here
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Front Bumper Removal
This article will show you how to remove the front bumper cover
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Replacing Your Shift Knob
Freshen up the look of your interior with a new shift knob
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Window and Mirror Switch Replacement
Replace your faulty window or mirrors switches with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Door Panel Removal
This article will show you how to remove your door panels
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Seats Replacement
Remove your front and rear seats with the step by step instruction in this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Door Handle Removal
Replace your door handle before you get locked out of your car
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Window Regulator Replacement
Get your windows working again by replacing the worn out window regulators
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Removing Your Center Console
Remove the center console with these step by step instructions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Sunroof Operation
This article shows you how to properly work and maintain your sunroof
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-86)
Sunroof Repair and Replacement
Replace faulty sunroof mechanisms with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-86)
Sunroof Weatherseal Replacement
Replace a faulty sunroof seal with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-86)
Radio Removal
Remove or upgrade your radio with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1985-91)
Hatch Latch Repair and Replacement
Solve your rear hatch problems with this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
 Suspension
Power Steering Pump Replacement
This article shows you how to replace a failing or broken power steering pump
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Front Sway Bar Bushing Replacement
Tighten up your cars handling by replacing tired or worn front sway bar bushings
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Axle Removal
Remove your axles following these easy steps
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Axle Seal Replacement
Replace leaking axle seals with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Rear Shock Replacement
Improve your handling by changing rear shocks
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement
Using this article for help you can safely replace your rear wheel bearings
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Front Wheel Bearing Replacement
Howling noise from the front wheels may mean it is time to replace the wheel bearing
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Tie Rod Replacement
Sloppy steering? It may be time to change your tie rods
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Steering Rack Removal
To fix or replace your leaking steering rack you will first need to remove it; this article will show you how
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Front Strut and Spring Replacement
Improve the handling of your car by replacing your front struts and springs
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Front Spindle Replacement
Change out the front spindle with these step by step instructions
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Front Control Arm Replacement
Replace your front control arm with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-91)
Rear Sway Bar Bushing Replacement
Clunking sounds or squeaking when going over bumps can mean it's time for new sway bar bushings or links
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Rennbay Ball Joint Replacement
Replace worn ball joints with the Rennbay ball joint replacement kit
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1985-91)
Steering Rack Rebuild
Rebuild your leaking power steering rack with the Rennbay rebuild kit
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
 Exhaust
Fabspeed Turbo Outlet Pipe Installation
Upgrade your 951 with a Fabspeed turbo outlet pipe
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Fabspeed Maxflow Exhaust Installation
Upgrade your 951 with a Fabspeed Maxflow Exhaust
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Fabspeed Cat Bypass Pipe Installation
Upgrade your 951 with a Fabspeed Cat bypass and down pipe
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Oxygen Sensor Replacement
Get your engine running correctly by replacing a failing or bad oxygen sensor
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Exhaust Manifold Removal
Removing the exhaust manifolds can be tricky, get some help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
Muffler Replacement
Replace your muffler, hangers or hardware with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
 Miscellaneous
Headlight and Windshield Washer Pumps Replacement
Don't wait for bad weather to replace your failing windshield or headlight washer pumps
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1982-91)
Windshield Washer Reservoir Replacement
Replace a cracked or leaking windshield reservoir with help from this article
     Applies to: Porsche 944 Turbo (1986-88)
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