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Topping Up Engine Oil
Porsche recommends .
The right oil for your vehicle
1) Generally, you can find specifications relating to manufacturer approvals on the oil containers or as a notice displayed by the retailer.
The current approval status is also available from your authorized Porsche dealer.
2) SAE viscosity class - Example: SAE 0W - 40 Specification 0W = Viscosity specification for low temperatures (winter).
Specification 40 = Viscosity specification for high temperatures.
3) For all temperature ranges.
4) For the temperature range over 13 °F (–25 °C)
Always observe the following points:
Your authorized Porsche dealer will be pleased to advise you.
Engine Oil Fire Hazard
Fire hazard if engine oil comes into contact with hot engine parts.
Hot engine Parts
Risk of burns from hot parts in the engine compartment.
Engine Moving Parts
Take great care to ensure that hands, fingers, articles of clothing (e. g. ties, sleeves, etc.), necklaces or long hair cannot be caught up by the radiator fans, drive belt or other moving parts.
The temperature in the engine compartment is monitored for a period of time after the engine is switched off. The radiator fan can start running during this period when a certain temperature is reached.