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IMS Problems and failures

2011-11-18IMS Problems and failures Being new to Porsche ownership and the Boxster in particular I have a question concerning the IMS issue Is the Manual transmission Boxster more susceptible to IMS failure than the Tiptronic transmission? Forgive me if this has been discussed I did search and found little about the Manual vs Tiptronic IMS issues

Preferred Installers – IMS Retrofit

Preferred Installers listed here are paid advertisers Preferred installers have agreed to follow the IMS Retrofit procedures and code of conduct as specified by LN Engineering and their preferred installer status can be revoked at any time due to non-compliance

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Lastly any technician who knows what a failing water pump or idler belt bearing sounds like should be able to use a stethoscope to listen to the IMS for similar problems from the general vicinity of the IMS bearing If there is any noise that may be IMS related remove the serpentine belt to isolate idler pulleys power steering pump

EuroHaus Porsche Repair IMS Bearing Failure Porsche

The LN Engineering IMS Retrofit Kit for MY97-05 Porsche Boxster and 911 Models Search Main menuSkip to primary contentSkip to secondary contentHomeIMS 101IMS Failures ExplainedIMS GuardianIMS Retrofit Procedure OverviewMY06-08OilingPreventing an IMS FailureStop Fake BearingsWhat IMS do I have?Where to BuyProblem: IMS Failure

Dobinsons IMS Struts and Shocks

2020-6-4Quote: Originally Posted by hunterthunts Any word of when the long travel IMS rear shock will be in?? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk No no update Dobinsons IMS Struts and Shocks - Adjustable Height Monotubes - 4th Gen 4Runners - Page 3 - Toyota 4Runner Forum -

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Lastly any technician who knows what a failing water pump or idler belt bearing sounds like should be able to use a stethoscope to listen to the IMS for similar problems from the general vicinity of the IMS bearing If there is any noise that may be IMS related remove the serpentine belt to isolate idler pulleys power steering pump

Performance Engines That Suck

I'm not aware of any comprehensive database tracking IMS bearing failures–except maybe at Porsche itself Come to think of it there is no statistical data supporting any of your claims about the M96 Yes some have had IMS bearings give out some have had cylinder liners fail some have had cracked blocks

Wild Ass Rumor of the Day: Porsche Boxster Engine

There was a recent Porsche Club event that 11 Boxsters participated in One had an IMS failure during the event and two of the other Boxsters participating had previously had their engines replaced due to IMS failures Three out of 11 equals 27 percent

Overview of the Porsche IMS Bearing its Failure

Unfortunately due to how the crankcase was designed there are no oil passages from which pressurized engine oil can be used to lubricate a plain bearing on the side closest to the flywheel The IMS in the M96 (and subsequent M97) engine is located directly beneath the crankshaft carrier and is connected to the crankshaft by means of a chain

IMS Retrofit and IMS Solution Intermediate Shaft

If the IMS bearing needs to be cut out of the IMS bearing tube (shaft) to remove it by no means can a new bearing be installed! The engine will have to be disassembled and intermediate shaft replaced There are many reasons for bearing failure and usually each failure is due to a combination of causes not just a single cause

Porsche 911 Carrera IMS Bearing Replacement

2020-8-19Porsche replaced and/or repaired a lot of engines over the years and as a result there are a lot of engines out there where parts are mixed and matched For example the 3 4 Porsche factory motor that I installed in my 3 4-liter conversion has the very-late-style intermediate shaft bearing with the 22mm center nut (see Photo 15) but is

Porsche Cayenne Drive Shaft Problems

There are some common problems the coils crack and need to be replaced (porsche has extended the warranty on those to 100k miles) the drive shaft can wear and cause vibration ($385 rebuilt by Vertex porsche parts) the parking brake pedal return spring gets weak and you have to pull the brake handle back a tad to get the warning light out

How Common is IMS/RMS failure???

He has suffered two failures in two different cars Point is this is not a miniscule issue that can never happen And no version of the IMS bearing was immune dual rows fail single rows fail and even the last design oversized units failed which is why Porsche designed the IMS out of the later 9A1 engines

Porsche IMS Bearing Upgrade

What is a Porsche IMS Bearing? The IMS is the Intermediate Shaft and the IMS Bearing is a support for this shaft on the flywheel end This IMS design was used by Porsche in all M96 and M97 engine cars: flat 6 boxer engines found in Boxsters Caymans and 911s built between 1997 and 2008

Porsche Boxster Common Problems

Porsche shipped approx 77 000 vehicles to the USA that could have a bad IMS bearing Even the most enthusiastic counting of IMS failures produces a total around 3500 or less than 5% This means there are more than 73 000 vehicles out there that haven't had the problem yet

All about the IMS Bearing in Model Year 2006

The IMS bearing is still accessible albeit non-removable on model year 2006-2008 models The process to remove the grease seal would be best carried out when the clutch needs to be replaced The ims flange is accessible with the transmission removed

Microsoft's Greatest Failures

Microsoft's Greatest Failures Behind every successful company there's always a few mishaps it would rather everyone forgot Microsoft despite being the top name in desktop computing isn't immune to the laws of failure so we thought we'd have a look at a collection of some of the Redmond company's greatest failures

Porsche Boxster Engine Failure Problems

There were no injuries but certainly engine failure like this could have serious consequences at freeway speeds Porsche forums on internet show frequency of failures from this defect (poorly designed bearing assembly on ims) is very high as much as 8-11% in one forum poll

All about the IMS Bearing in Model Year 2006

The IMS bearing is still accessible albeit non-removable on model year 2006-2008 models The process to remove the grease seal would be best carried out when the clutch needs to be replaced The ims flange is accessible with the transmission removed

LN Engineering IMS Bearing Retrofit Installation

2016-2-27LN Engineering IMS Solution A popular new development in IMS bearing repairs has been the IMS Solution from LN engineering This solution is very similar to the Pedro's Garage DOF (Direct Oil Feed) kit Installation is a bit easier on the IMS Solution though because the oil source comes from the nearby oil filter housing

IMS Anxiety – PCA UCR

There is an alternative to dropping the transmission to inspect the bearing Since the IMS's purpose is to drive the shaft chains a diagnostic test can be performed to measure variances (if any) between the cam shafts's timing A healthy reading would show no difference between the cams

2005 997 C2S IMS Failure Incident Recently

2015-3-29There is however some good news that I have come accross that I wanted to share In doing some research on the failure rates I came accross a Internet post that read Porsche IMS Settlement for 996 Boxster Reached: Lawyers Win As I'm sure many of you may be aware there has been a Class Action Lawsuit pending against Porsche Cars North

2006 Porsche Cayman S engine failure

2016-7-673K miles oil changed less than 3000 miles ago traveling at 65 mph dry conditions slight descent 1 passenger A huge plume of mixed coolant/oil spewed of the tailpipes Check engine light came on and the car ground to a halt Flatbedded to a Porsche dealership whose inspection found "Cataclysmic engine failure Scoring to #5 cylinder valve hit piston metal debris in oil filter No

Porsche 997: Why the IMS Bearing Issue is Overblown

2015-5-4Most late 2005 and early 2006 997 models are included and as mentioned earlier a very small percentage of those cars were affected But if there is doubt in your mind most experts completely rule out any IMS bearing failure on 2007 and newer 997 models as some engine components were updated and no incidents have been reported so far

IMS Solution

2018-1-2There is NO such thing as a IMS solution There is no solution for i if there was Porsche would of done it like they did in the Turbo and GT series motors All those other LN engineering style and other branded IMS are just gimmicks in my opinion that need to be replaced with most clutch changes So its not really a solution