Changing Air Cleaner
Regular replacement of the filter element is part of servicing.
In dusty conditions, clean the filter element more frequently and replace it if necessary.
Further important information concerning "maintenance" can be found on a separate chapter.
Please see the chapter "EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN WORKING ON YOUR VEHICLE" on page 256.
Changing Particle Filter
Regular replacement of the filter is part of servicing.
A dirty filter can be the cause of reduced air
throughput, e.g. the windows can mist up.
Have the filter replaced by your authorized Porsche dealer.
The particle filter ensures that the fresh air
entering the passenger compartment is virtually
free of dust and pollen.
If the outside air is polluted by exhaust fumes, press the recirculated-air button.
Risk of damage if wiper blades are not cleaned correctly.
The graphite coating on the wiper blades may be damaged.
Do not clean wiper blades with a cloth or sponge, but rinse with clean water only.
Risk of damage when working on the wiper arm.
The windshield, wiper arm and blades can be
damaged if the wiper arm accidentally falls back
onto the windshield.
Wiper blades that are frozen in place can be damaged if they are loosened improperly.
Always hold the wiper arm securely when replacing the wiper blade.
Thaw the wiper blades before loosening them.
Wiper blades that are in perfect condition are vital for a clear view.
Have the wiper blades replaced twice per year
(before and after the cold season) or if wiper
performance deteriorates or the blades are
Clean the windshield with window cleaner at
regular intervals, especially after washing the
vehicle in a car wash.
We recommend Porsche window cleaner.
If the wiper blades are very dirty (e.g. soiled
with insect remains), they can be cleaned with
a sponge or cloth.
If the wiper blades rub or squeak, this may be due to the following:
If the vehicle is washed in an automatic car
wash, wax residues may adhere to the windshield.
These wax residues can be removed
only by using window cleaner concentrate.
The wiper blades may be damaged or worn.
Have damaged or worn wiper blades replaced immediately.
Please see the chapter "WASHER FLUID" on page 262.
Replacing wiper blades
Risk of damage. If the wiper blades are not changed properly, they can come loose when the car is moving.
Check whether the wiper blades are seated securely.
The wiper blades must engage properly in the wiper arm.
Please read the separate instructions provided
by the wiper blade manufacturer.
We recommend that you get your authorized
Porsche dealer to replace the wiper blades.