The Porsche 944 owner found that their vehicle had a severe problem with the cooling system. This can cause the coolant and water pump in front of the car to leak. If you drive your 944 daily, these problems can worsen over time.
Porsche recommends that owners check the thermostat at every fluid change. The owner's manual also warns against mixing coolant. Mixing coolants can clog the radiator, and damage the cooling system in the long run.
Bell’s 944 had several components that have been in use for much longer than their recommended service life. It was clear that the vehicle had faced years of poor maintenance by previous owners. It also had mismatched spark plugs and brakes that were pieced together.
This doesn’t mean you have to avoid buying a used 944 altogether. But it’s a good idea to plan and budget for frequent car checkups and address any issues when you notice them.
Rust normally develops underneath the vehicle and can be very expensive to get rid of. It can also be a sign of damage from previous accidents. It’s important to take the used car on a test drive to check for any issues that might not be obvious at a glance.
The 944 is an impressive car that can last for a long time if taken care of properly. You should replace defective parts as soon as possible to avoid costly repairs down the road.
Jane Lu is excited about writing and digital media. She has published blog posts for SAP’s Digitalist Magazine with a focus on emerging technology and trends. When she’s not writing about car insurance or upcoming vehicles, you can find her drawing on a graphics tablet or trying to find new places with good french fries.