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PostPosted: Thu Jun 30, 2005 11:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi

Reading through the various frums here I have come accross the "RMS issue" a number of times in relation to the 996. Can someone tell me what the RMS issue is?

Thanks






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PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2005 10:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm getting a 996 inspected this morning. Chances are I'm probably just about to find out!

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2005 11:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

RMS = rear main seal where the engine adjoins the transmission. They're prone to leak on some cars (996s, 997s and Boxsters) - no telling which - and it's a c500 fix. But if a car has gone ?20-30K miles with no problems, then the risk seems minimal.

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