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Porsche 911 Carrera
(Type 993) Service Manual:
1995, 1996, 1997, 1998

Carrera, Carrera S, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S

by Bentley Publishers

Hardcover, 8 3/8 in. x 11 in.
946 pages
1523 photos, illustrations and diagrams
Full color repair procedures
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-1719-0
Price: $219.95

Porsche Type 993 Repair Information: 1995-1998

Gold Award winner for Book Writing: Technical, How to do it at the 23rd International Automotive Media Competition

The Porsche 911 Carrera (Type 993) Service Manual: 1995-1998 is a comprehensive source of service information and specifications for Porsche 911 (Type 993) Coupe, Cabriolet and Targa models from 1995 to 1998. The aim throughout this manual has been simplicity and clarity, with practical explanations, step-by-step procedures and useful specifications. Whether you're a professional technician or a do-it-yourself Porsche owner, this manual will help you understand, care for and repair your Porsche.

Click here to view a selection of excerpts from this manual, including:
Doors and Locks 57-3
Door trim panel, removing and installing

Although the do-it-yourself Porsche owner will find this manual indispensable as a source of detailed maintenance and repair information, the Porsche owner who has no intention of working on his or her car will find that reading and owning this manual makes it possible to discuss repairs more intelligently with a professional technician.

1995-1998 Porsche 911 models covered:

  • Carrera
  • Carrera S
  • Carrera 4
  • Carrera 4S

Engines covered:

  • 1995: 3.6 liter (M64.07 and M64.08)
  • 1996-1998: 3.6 liter (OBD II M64.23 and M64.24)

Transmissions covered:

  • G50 (6-speed manual, RWD)
  • G64 (6-speed manual, AWD)
  • A50 (4-speed automatic)

Technical highlights:

  • Full-color repair manual pages (black and white electrical section).
  • In-depth maintenance instructions for everything from changing the engine oil (and both oil filters) and Tiptronic transmission fluid to replacing the cabin microfilter. This manual tells you how and when to do it.
  • Type 993 enthusiast guide with year-to-year model specifics, and a comprehensive listing of Porsche option codes.
  • Step-by-step engine / transmission assembly removal and installation.
  • Illustrated engine teardown and rebuild, with camshaft and timing chain replacement, detailing wear limits and nominal values.
  • Fuel injection and ignition system service and component testing of different Bosch DME engine management systems, including the secondary air injection (SAI) system.
  • Clutch, flywheel and rear main seal service.
  • Front and rear drivetrain service, including front (C4) and rear differential service.
  • Brakes, steering, suspension and ABS maintenance, troubleshooting and repair for both vacuum boost (C2) and hydraulic-boost (C4) brake systems.
  • Heating and air-conditioning repair, including A/C component replacement.
  • Body adjustments and repairs, including convertible top, sunroof and targa top service and adjustment.
  • Electrical system service, with an easy-to-use illustrated component location section.
  • Wiring schematics for selected models, with DME systems, power distribution, grounds, convertible top and other hard-to-find circuits.

Additional technical content

For additional technical content for Porsche 911 (993) models, visit our online technical library by clicking below.

Online Technical Library
Porsche 911 MY 1995 - 1998 (993)

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Watch short technical videos for the Porsche 911 (993), inluding this one covering an aftermarket HID headlight retrofit.
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Bentley technical editor checking for voltage at engine harness.
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03 Service and Maintenance
Full maintenance procedures, including drive belt replacement.
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10b Engine Disassembly and Assembly
Detailed internal engine repair information, such as camshaft removal and installation.
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20 Fuel Supply
Fuel pump testing and replacement.
Porsche 911 (993) Manual 1995-1998
Porsche 911 (993) Manual 1995-1998
Wholesale Case Quantity: 1
BSIN: P998
ISBN: 0-8376-1719-7 (ISBN-10)
ISBN: 978-0-8376-1719-0 (ISBN-13)
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