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2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

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Engine oil temperature gauge
A warning message will appear on the multi-function display of the instrument panel if the engine oil temperature is too high.

  • Reduce engine speed and engine load immediately.
  • For information on warning messages on the multi-function display:
    Please see the chapter "OVERVIEW OF WARNING AND INFORMATION MESSAGES" on page 140.

Speedometer
The analog display is located on the left next to the tachometer in the instrument panel.

Tachometer
The start of the red zone on the tachometer or rev-counter scale is a visual warning of the maximum permissible engine speed.

If the red zone is reached during acceleration, fuel feed is interrupted in order to protect the engine.

Multi-function display
For information on the multi-function display:

  • Please see the chapter "OPERATING THE MULTI-FUNCTION DISPLAY ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL" on page 107.

Coolant temperature gauge

  • If the cooling system is in any way faulty, consult your authorized Porsche dealer.

Pointer in the lower area – engine cold

  • Avoid high engine speeds and heavy engine loading.

Pointer in the middle – normal operating temperature
Pointer may move up to the red area when engine is heavily loaded and outside temperature is high.

Coolant temperature warning
The temperature gauge warning light lights up if the coolant temperature is too high.

The warning message "Engine temperature too high" will also appear on the multi-function display of the instrument panel.

  • Switch off engine and let it cool down.
  • Check radiators and air guides in front end of vehicle for obstructions.
  • Check the coolant level.
    Top up with coolant if necessary.
  • Have the fault corrected.
  • For information on coolant, checking the coolant level and adding coolant:
    Please see the chapter "CHECKING COOLANT LEVEL AND ADDING COOLANT" on page 284.
  • For information on warning messages on the multi-function display:
    Please see the chapter "OVERVIEW OF WARNING AND INFORMATION MESSAGES" on page 140.

Information
To prevent excessive temperatures, the cooling air ducts must not be obstructed by covering them (e.g. with film, "stone guards", etc.).


Coolant level warning
The temperature gauge warning light flashes if the coolant level is too low.

The warning message "Check coolant level" also appears on the multi-function display of the instrument panel.

  • Switch off engine and let it cool down.
  • Add coolant.
    Have the cause for the fault corrected at an authorized Porsche dealer.
  • For information on coolant, checking the coolant level and adding coolant:
    Please see the chapter "CHECKING COOLANT LEVEL AND ADDING COOLANT" on page 284.
  • For information on warning messages on the multi-function display:
    Please see the chapter "OVERVIEW OF WARNING AND INFORMATION MESSAGES" on page 140.


Risk of engine damage.

  • Do not continue driving if the warning persists even when the engine coolant level is correct.
  • Have the fault corrected at an authorized Porsche dealer.

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