2013 Porsche Cayenne Turbo transfer case failure

Issue Status: Discussion

Transfer Case failure at 32,000 miles two months out of warranty. Several other known Porsche Cayennes have had this failure at approximately 30,000 miles. Porsche is aware of the numerous failures and has redisigned the transfer case. However they still charge $3000-$4000 to repair


Darrion R. said
366 days ago
I have a similar issue with my 2013 Cayenne Turbo Transfer case, with a Porsche quote of $4,735. Seeking german/porsche repair shops to perform the replacement of the transfer case or trade for another vehicle


MARK C. said
301 days ago
SAME PROBLEM AT 32 K MILES WITH EXPENSIVE REPAIR


Runako F. said
268 days ago
I'm raising my hand right now. Me too.


chris b. said
183 days ago
I have a 2014 cayenne replaced the transfer case in 2015, 2016 and 2017 now 2018 it needs replacement again. Total shit Porsche will not replace under warranty now that it has 69k miles. think this is a class action suit.


chris b. said
183 days ago
I have a 2014 cayenne replaced the transfer case in 2015, 2016 and 2017 now 2018 it needs replacement again. Total shit Porsche will not replace under warranty now that it has 69k miles. think this is a class action suit.


chris b. said
183 days ago
I have a 2014 cayenne replaced the transfer case in 2015, 2016 and 2017 now 2018 it needs replacement again. Total shit Porsche will not replace under warranty now that it has 69k miles. think this is a class action suit.


Robert H. said
180 days ago
Let’s get together and create class action suit over the 2011 Porsche Cayenne transfer case failures t


John B. said
175 days ago
I have a 3014 cayenne GTS. Just found out today. Bad transfer box. CPO. W 55k. Under warranty


tyler s. said
163 days ago
bad transfer case on 2011 Cayenne S with 45,000 miles...come on Porsche get with it you're not a KIA!


Tiffany J. said
152 days ago
2012 Cayenne same issue, out of warranty. I am reading on several forums that that this is a known issue.


Kevin S. said
150 days ago
2012 Cayenne with 34 k miles. Transfer case replaced once under warranty, being looked at by dealer today. I am sure it is the transfer case again.


Kevin S. said
150 days ago
2012 Cayenne with 34 k miles. Transfer case replaced once under warranty, being looked at by dealer today. I am sure it is the transfer case again.


Bob M. said
142 days ago
2012 Cayenne Turbo with 46k miles....I'm about to find out I have a transfer case issue.


Tim H. said
135 days ago
2012 failed at 26,000 miles


Frank S. said
134 days ago
2012 Cayenne S transfer out at 70,000 easy miles, $4100 part, labor another grand. No apology from dealer yet. Second issue. First was a defective cooling manifold that lost all water on summer day. Defective forged aluminum they say.


Noel C. said
128 days ago
2013 Cayenne Turbo with faulty transfer case at 54,800 miles. $4K for parts and labor. Out of warranty.


Rob J. said
122 days ago
My 2012 has a bad transfer case at 40,000. I was going to trade it in for a new one but did they fix the problem?


Toufic S. said
118 days ago
Yes I have the same issue with my 2012 Cayenne. Dealer recommending change of transfer case assembly out of warranty at an out of pocket cost of over $5000 DOLLARS. Outrageous!


Authur N. said
115 days ago
I have Caynne 2013 that had transfer case faulty on 11/2015 (@32K miles) and Porsche dealer replaced it as still be under warranty. Today , same symptom noticed and I brought my car to the shop to run diagnostics and they told me the transfer case faulty again at 59K miles. The replacement will cost ~$5.6 if done at dealer because it's out of manufacturing warranty.


Authur N. said
115 days ago
I have Caynne 2013 that had transfer case faulty on 11/2015 (@32K miles) and Porsche dealer replaced it as still be under warranty. Today , same symptom noticed and I brought my car to the shop to run diagnostics and they told me the transfer case faulty again at 59K miles. The replacement will cost ~$5.6 if done at dealer because it's out of manufacturing warranty.


Phil D. said
104 days ago
I have a 2011 Cayenne S tiptronic, recently noticed what felt like a misfire after replacing all 8 coil packs and plugs all O.E.M. Finding that this issue is not miss firing, its the transfer case bucking and locking up on hard left / right turns in parking lot. We bought this as a Porsche Certified vehicle. Now only 5k miles out of warranty. I’m S.O.L. 105,000 mi.


Fred R. said
103 days ago
2012 Cayenne 25500 miles braught it to the dealer for what apears to be very similar if not exactly the same issue as seen by others dealer new what it was evan before he drove it. Transfer case a 5000 dollar fix. Another S.O.L. porsche owner


Calan D. said
101 days ago
2011 Cayenne Turbo- 43,000 miles- told the transfer case needs replacing. Bought the car 5 weeks prior with a full Porsche dealership 150 point inspection. At the time of the inspection they had a list of repairs about $3500 long and we paid to have all of them repaired and then were given a clean bill of health. 5 weeks later and are told transfer case needs to be replaced at an expense of $5400 + tax. No warranty. Even though we had the CPO inspection performed by the Porsche dealer we bought the car from a different dealer so CPO warranty could not be offered. We were going to get a warranty for it anyway, but hadn't yet made the appointment to sit down with the advisor at Porsche-- didn't realize 5 weeks after purchase would be too late.


Daniel H. said
95 days ago
I've had this issue in 2 Porche Cayenne Models. A 2013 Base and a 2016 Base. the current one happened right at 20,000 miles the first one happened in the 20Ks as well


shantie s. said
88 days ago
2013 Cayenne S first happened around 20Ks and now again at 32Ks. Don't know if this one is still under warranty.


john s. said
88 days ago
2012 Porsche cayenne only 28000 miles family car, never hard driven. Porsche dealer spent $200 to find it damaged without cause, right after the warranty ended. I haven't tried to fix it, will drive my other car until there is a recall or class action lawsuit


Brandon T. said
87 days ago
2014 Porsche Cayenne GTS 43,000 miles. Needs to be replaced. Warranty expired 2 months ago.


Julie B. said
85 days ago
same issue purchase a year ago 2014. of course no warranty. I dont have 5k


Robert H. said
80 days ago
This just gets better! I have three of the 2011 Cayenne S. The first transfer case failed at 50,000 miles 5/2015 and Porsche picked up $1,700 cost of repair. The second failed at 50,000 11/2017 and after a call directly to Porsche they provided a voucher for $500. and the car has not been repaired. The third Cayenne now has 42,000 miles and is working OK. I have read that these failures are primarily caused by contaminated fluid in the transfer case.


Robert H. said
80 days ago
This just gets better! I have three of the 2011 Cayenne S. The first transfer case failed at 50,000 miles 5/2015 and Porsche picked up $1,700 cost of repair. The second failed at 50,000 11/2017 and after a call directly to Porsche they provided a voucher for $500. and the car has not been repaired. The third Cayenne now has 42,000 miles and is working OK. I have read that these failures are primarily caused by contaminated fluid in the transfer case.


Robert H. said
80 days ago
This just gets better! I have three of the 2011 Cayenne S. The first transfer case failed at 50,000 miles 5/2015 and Porsche picked up $1,700 cost of repair. The second failed at 50,000 11/2017 and after a call directly to Porsche they provided a voucher for $500. and the car has not been repaired. The third Cayenne now has 42,000 miles and is working OK. I have read that these failures are primarily caused by contaminated fluid in the transfer case.


Robert H. said
80 days ago
This just gets better! I have three of the 2011 Cayenne S. The first transfer case failed at 50,000 miles 5/2015 and Porsche picked up $1,700 cost of repair. The second failed at 50,000 11/2017 and after a call directly to Porsche they provided a voucher for $500. and the car has not been repaired. The third Cayenne now has 42,000 miles and is working OK. I have read that these failures are primarily caused by contaminated fluid in the transfer case.


Robert H. said
80 days ago
This just gets better! I have three of the 2011 Cayenne S. The first transfer case failed at 50,000 miles 5/2015 and Porsche picked up $1,700 cost of repair. The second failed at 50,000 11/2017 and after a call directly to Porsche they provided a voucher for $500. and the car has not been repaired. The third Cayenne now has 42,000 miles and is working OK. I have read that these failures are primarily caused by contaminated fluid in the transfer case.


Robert H. said
80 days ago
This just gets better! I have three of the 2011 Cayenne S. The first transfer case failed at 50,000 miles 5/2015 and Porsche picked up $1,700 cost of repair. The second failed at 50,000 11/2017 and after a call directly to Porsche they provided a voucher for $500. and the car has not been repaired. The third Cayenne now has 42,000 miles and is working OK. I have read that these failures are primarily caused by contaminated fluid in the transfer case.


Robert H. said
80 days ago
This just gets better! I have three of the 2011 Cayenne S. The first transfer case failed at 50,000 miles 5/2015 and Porsche picked up $1,700 cost of repair. The second failed at 50,000 11/2017 and after a call directly to Porsche they provided a voucher for $500. and the car has not been repaired. The third Cayenne now has 42,000 miles and is working OK. I have read that these failures are primarily caused by contaminated fluid in the transfer case.


tirso p. said
71 days ago
2013 porsche cayenne at 59k same problem with the transfer case hopefully my warantee take care me with this problem


P D. said
65 days ago
2014 Cayenne S, transfer case went out at 35K miles. Dealer fixing it under warranty and said they are seeing few of these.


leo c. said
65 days ago
2011 Cayenne s , transfer case replace at 67k oct 2016 , now 82k start having the same problem


Bob K. said
56 days ago
My second Cayenne with the same transfer case issue in 3 years!
The first was out of warrantee at 65K miles.
I am currently at 30K miles in a 2015.

This is epidemic.


marcia s. said
52 days ago
Same issue? is there a class action lawsuit?


marcia s. said
52 days ago
Same issue? is there a class action lawsuit?


marcia s. said
52 days ago
Same issue? is there a class action lawsuit?


Mike T. said
51 days ago
SAME ISSUE, I'm on my third one and I think it is failing again, 39,000 miles


Soribel T. said
50 days ago
I am having transfer case issues with my 2013 porsche cayenne which is out of warranty


Chris J. said
45 days ago
We need to get our transfer case replaced on a 2012 Porsche Cayenne S with 50K miles


john s. said
29 days ago
2012 same problem the dealership mechanic told me he saw a lot of these and some with only 10K miles on it. the transfer case is made to fail by Porsche so dealership can make money fixing it, since a lot of people that has the car are rich $5k is nothing to them.


L D. said
18 days ago
I have a Porsche 2013 Cayenne with 45,000.00 and the trasfercase went out. They want $4,500.00 for repair. After reading the above I think a class action is needed

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