Porsche Diagnostic Services

Your Porsche is a german engineered performance vehicle and contains a network of control modules that monitor and maintain the optimal performance of your vehicle. These modules are essentially independent computers that manage engine & emission controls, anti-lock brake systems, airbag systems, comfort controls, and digital displays on your vehicle. Each of these modules is interconnected to allow them to function in unison for optimal performance.

Porsche being test-driven on a closed track.
Porsche being test-driven on a closed track.

Your Porsche also utilizes a series of sensors that provide feedback to the various computers to allow for continual adjustments resulting in optimal performance. Periodically, these sensors and control modules – and sometimes the related wiring – can fail, resulting in decreased performance or (in a worse case) a car that won’t’ start.  Mechanical systems can also fail and often a sensor will detect these failures and turning on a warning light. These computer-related failures often produce trouble codes to allow our technicians to know which system is malfunctioning and help them in diagnosing your vehicle.

Kneble’s Auto Service Center is equipped with specialized diagnostic equipment for the diagnosis and repair of Porsche vehicles (as well as other luxury vehicles). This allows our customers to have us handle service and repairs for their vehicles without having to go to the dealership.

Using state of the art Porsche diagnostic tools, we can troubleshoot and/or program the following:

  • On-Board Diagnostics (OBD)
  • Trouble Codes
  • Emission Control Systems
  • Engine Control Modules and Related Sensors
  • Powertrain Control Modules (PCM) and Related Sensors
  • Body Control Modules (BCM) and Related Sensors
  • Antilock Brake Systems (ABS)
  • Airbag Control Modules (and related sensors)

Once a problem is diagnosed, we have certified technicians who can handle the repair of your vehicle.

Ready to Make An Appointment For Your Porsche Service?

At Kneble’s Auto Service Center we always want to make the process of getting your car serviced as convenient as possible. To ensure that we can get your car inspected in a timely manner, we ask that you make an appointment.

We are able to accommodate those who desire to wait for their Porsche Diagnostic Service as we feature a comfortable waiting area complete with TV, complimentary refreshments, a library, desk, and a charging station. And yes, we even have free Wi-Fi!

If you need service and have not made an appointment you can always feel free to call us at (609) 625-3286 to get on the schedule.

Please note that we offer a shuttle service within a 10-mile radius of the shop (Atlantic City, Longport, Brigantine, Pleasantville, and surrounding areas). Frequently Asked Questions About Porsche Diagnostic Service:

Frequently Asked Questions About Porsche Diagnostic Service:

Will You Use Genuine Porsche Parts On My vehicle?

Yes, we can use genuine Porsche parts where desired or required. When your service advisor provides your estimate, you can discuss this with him or her.

If My Porsche has a Service Engine Light On, Is It Safe To Drive?

A service engine soon light indicates that you should bring your Porsche in for a diagnostic test. In most cases, the car will be safe to drive, however, whatever has malfunctioned will only get worse and could impact the car’s operation, up to and including losing the ability to drive it. We advise bringing the vehicle in so that we can do a diagnostic test and determine where the problem is.

Will My Check Engine Light Come On Anytime There is a Problem with My Porsche?

Most of the systems in your Porsche are controlled by sensors that are monitored by the onboard computer system. The goal is to alert the driver of a malfunction or potential malfunction as early as possible, to avoid the possibility of a breakdown. In some cases, a failure of a component can occur without warning, however.

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