Porsche

Porsche repair questions? Ask a mechanic for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

1997 Porsche 928 s4 motor will start but won't run it has…

Customer Question
1997 Porsche 928 s4...
1997 Porsche 928 s4 motor will start but won't run it has apx 100 fuses and 48 relays . can you recommend a mechanic in east texas
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Porsche
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Porsche Question
Answered in 6 hours by:
3/9/2016
Porsche Mechanic: Lou P., ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
Lou P.
Lou P., ASE Certified Technician
Category: Porsche
Satisfied Customers: 6,272
Experience: I Have knowledge in almost all car lines and can help with general questions and more!!!!!
Verified

Hello, we experts are all across the usa and uk so its hard to get one to know the local area you are in, if you can give me your zip code i can try to locate a good bosch certified shop or the local porsche dealer? those are the best places to go for porsche work.

Ask Your Own Porsche Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a porsche mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Lou P. Your Own Question
Lou P.
Lou P.
Lou P., ASE Certified Technician
Category: Porsche
Satisfied Customers: 6,272
6,272 Satisfied Customers
Experience: I Have knowledge in almost all car lines and can help with general questions and more!!!!!

Lou P. is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Sebastian Vizcarra

Sebastian Vizcarra

Porsche Meister Tech

350 satisfied customers

Porsche Factory Certified Master Technician

Matt

Matt

Engineer - BEng Hons

559 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing

PorscheDoc

PorscheDoc

Independent Porsche shop owner

363 satisfied customers

20 years of experience working with Porsche. Independent European shop owner and technician.

Jake

Jake

Automotive Technician

109 satisfied customers

Experienced collision repair technician, Pulaski Tech graduate and DSM hobbyist.

Stephen D

Stephen D

Technician

67 satisfied customers

5+ years managing an auto repair shop. Developed a wealth of Porsche knowledge over many model years.

Mike S.

Mike S.

ASE Certified Technician

62 satisfied customers

Porsche mechanic.

Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly

Porsche Mechanic

51 satisfied customers

17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.

< Previous | Next >

Related Porsche Questions
I have a 1979 Porsche 928 that the electronic fuel pump is
I have a 1979 Porsche 928 that the electronic fuel pump is not turning on. Is there a fuse in this circuit or a fuel pump relay … read more
eurotec
eurotec
Vice President / Manager
Associate Degree
11 satisfied customers
I HAVE A 1979 930 TURBO THAT HAS BEEN IN STORAGE YEARS. THE
I HAVE A 1979 930 TURBO THAT HAS BEEN IN STORAGE FOR 10 YEARS. THE BODY IS IN GOOD SHAPE THE ENGINE TURNS BUT WONT START, THE INTERIOR NEEDS A BIT OF WORK. CAN YOU RECOMMEND SOMEONE I CAN CONTACT TO R… read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
I have a 1985 Porsche 928 S4 and have no electrical power to
I have a 1985 Porsche 928 S4 and have no electrical power to the last 1/3 of the fuse box?… read more
Lou P.
Lou P.
ASE Certified Technician
Bachelor's Degree
6,272 satisfied customers
I have an 86.5 auto trans Porsche 928 that cranks but wont
Hi I have an 86.5 auto trans Porsche 928 that cranks but wont start. I swapped out the fuel pump relay, the LH relay, the fuel pump fuse the ignition relay all still no start. Pulled a spark plug it w… read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
Porsche 928 S4: I have a 1989 Porsche 928 S4. Automatic transmission.
I have a 1989 Porsche 928 S4. Automatic transmission. I have an extremely mysterious problem that even my really great Porsche mechanic could not solve -- and then he left the dealership and went back… read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
Porsche 928 S: Porsche Expert: I am considering the purchase
Porsche Expert: I am considering the purchase of a 1985 Porsche 928 S with 132,000 miles. Car has been well maintained, with timing belts, pumps etc. change at 120,000. Questions: 1) Typically will be… read more
porscheguru
porscheguru
Porsche technician
35 satisfied customers
porsche 928 s4: Should you ever charge a r-12 ac system with
Should you ever charge a r-12 ac system with r-134 refrigerant, without flushing or purging the system first? 1987 Porsche 928. 1987 Porsche 928 S4. Some idiot at a major chain auto store charged my r… read more
Anthony
Anthony
Master Automobile Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,789 satisfied customers
porsche: Wont start..new battery, can jump start it and it runs fine
I have a porsche 1997 Boxer. Won't start, put in a new battery, can jump start it and it runs fine. As soon as you turn it off it's dead. No lights come on the dash and when you try to start it nothin… read more
Eurospecialist
Eurospecialist
Master Technician
High School or GED
66 satisfied customers
porsche 928: fuel tank , and injectors tested..rev..only driven
I have a porsche 928 with low miles that has sit for a long time i put a new timing belt , cleaned out fuel tank , and injectors tested , and still the car will start and rev up and idle for ever but … read more
Stephen D
Stephen D
Technician
67 satisfied customers
1989 Porsche 928 S4: I dont start the car every couple..isnt enough
I have a 1989 Porsche 928 S4. There is a serious drain on the battery. If I don't start the car every couple of days, there isn't enough juice to start the car. It barely turns over, but won't fire up… read more
PorscheDoc
PorscheDoc
Independent Porsche shop owner
Bachelor's Degree
363 satisfied customers
1989 Porsche 928 S4: the headlights..dash lights..dimmer..work either
1989 Porsche 928 S4 - dash/instrument lights are on until I turn the headlights on and then the dash lights go out and vice versa. The dimmer/ rheostat for the dash lights doesn't work either.… read more
Stephen D
Stephen D
Technician
67 satisfied customers
1987 porsche 928 s4: fueling..pulsing..air flow meter..dave
i have a 1987 porsche 928 s4 the engine is over fueling at idle and air is pulsing back up into the air flow meter sounds like a chuffing noise can you please help regards XXXXX XXXXX wanaka new zeala… read more
Capt.Cory
Capt.Cory
LICENSED CHARTER CAPTAIN
High School or GED
2 satisfied customers
rpms gradually decrease to a point where the engine dies..same thing
Hi. I have an '84 928S 5-speed which has recently developed a problem in which approximately one minute after start-up the rpm's gradually decrease to a point where the engine dies completely. This ha… read more
Anthony
Anthony
Master Automobile Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,789 satisfied customers
928 s4: garage..her last week car cranks over but wont fire..bonnet
928 s4, help put my car in the garage 2 months ago everything was great, went to start her last week car cranks over but wont fire up, and there seems to be a fast tapping noise under the bonnet, woul… read more
Anthony
Anthony
Master Automobile Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,789 satisfied customers
1980 Porsche 928: sitting idle..New battery. Car cranks..wont turn
1980 Porsche 928 has been sitting idle for about 14 months. New battery. Car cranks ok but just won't turn over. Almost did a couple of times. Old gasoline? What do you suggest to get it started?… read more
Anthony
Anthony
Master Automobile Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,789 satisfied customers
1987 Porsche 928 S4: 000 miles..I parked it in a heated garage in 2003
I have a 1987 Porsche 928 S4 with 82,000 miles. It was in excellent condition when I parked it in a heated garage in 2003. It has not been moved or started since. In additon to installing a new batter… read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer - BEng Hons
Bachelor's Degree
559 satisfied customers
1986 porsche: completely dead..volt meter was jumped across the neg
Hello: We have a 1986 Porsche 928S. The battery would go completely dead if left sitting in 3 days. Tried the traditional check: pulled each fuse while a volt meter was jumped across the neg. terminal… read more
vwnewton
vwnewton
ASE master with L1, Euro Tech
A.S.E. L1 Master and more
580 satisfied customers
1986 Porsche 928: right rear tail light..interior vinyl panel..hatch
I have a 1986 Porsche 928, I am trying to remove the right rear tail light assembly. I have removed the lense, and I have remove the interior vinyl panel including the rear seat. The light is not acce… read more
marcpod
marcpod
Own collision repair service
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,185 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x