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NEWS ROOM: Celebrating 20 Years of the Porsche 911 GT3

Closer to motorsports than any other: The six generations of the purist sports car Porsche 911 GT3 introduce themselves.

 

The unveiling of the first Porsche 911 GT3 in March 1999 at the Geneva Motor Show signaled the start of a new era for discerning sports car drivers. Like no other Porsche 911, the GT3 embodies the hallmarks of Porsche Motorsport. Developed by two-time World Rally Champion Walter Röhrl, race engineer Roland Kussmaul and the…
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NEWS ROOM: Porsche Quality Management: Fit for E-Mobility and Digitalization

New technologies require new ways of thinking and working, including in quality management: that’s why, in preparation for its next step into electro-mobility, Porsche has created an extensive new training program and adapted its processes. Further drivers are digitalization and smart mobility: Alongside emotive qualities such as look and feel, these days content and software quality are increasingly important.

 


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Wonder Why Your Engine is Overheating?

One of the fastest ways to destroy your engine is to allow her to overheat. If your instrument panel is telling you that your engine is getting too hot, it’s important to understand why.

There are many causes for an engine overheating. It is usually because one of the systems responsible for cooling the engine area has failed. This includes the thermostat housing, the head gasket, as well as the radiator. 

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Is it Time to Replace Your Headlights?

Your headlights are a part of your vehicle that require ongoing maintenance. So does the rest of your vehicle, like your oil, your tires and your brakes. Maintenance of your headlights is actually very simple and when done periodically, you will be able to see better when you drive and you will be more visible to other vehicles that are on the road around you. When you bring your vehicle in to the Momentum Porsche auto service shop, there are a number of items we will address when we service your headlights. This includes:

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How Important are Your Car's Filters?

Similar to how the filter in your home's heating and cooling system screen out dust and dirt particles, the filters in your car help it run better and clear the air you breathe. The passenger cabin air filters are in place inside the vehicle to screen the air that is passed through the heating or cooling system. Treated air is stripped of dirt particles and allergens so the air in the cabin is as clean as it can be.

The engine air filters perform an important job in the engine. Air that is fed to the motor has to…

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Reasons Your Tire Pressure Light Illuminates

When you are driving through Houston and you notice that your tire pressure light has suddenly become illuminated, there are a couple of reasons that might have happened. The rather obvious reason that the light has come on means that you are losing air from one or more of your tires. Generally, when the light comes on, it can either be that there is a leak, or that the tire is worn to the point where the treads are simply not holding air in as well as they used to.

Climate changes from very cold to very warm and vice…

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Pay Attention to Your Exhaust System

You do not want to drive around with an exhaust system that is failing to do its job. If your exhaust system is leaking, it may not be taking the harmful gases away from your engine in the way that it is meant to.

Your exhaust system might be leaking if you are hearing weird noises when your engine is running. Hissing or popping noises could be an issue. If you notice that you are not getting the gas mileage that you usually do when driving about in Houston, Texas, this could be a sign of an exhaust system that…

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Safety Measures Help Prevent a Tire Blowout

Because your tires are a critical element to driving safely, it’s important that you take measures to avoid a blowout. A tire blowout typically occurs without any warning and usually at higher rates of speed while driving on the highway. That is because the high heat that is produced affects any vulnerability within the tire.

You can avoid a tire blowout by always maintaining the correct air pressure in your tires as determined by the manufacturer. It’s a wise decision to have an air pressure gauge located in your glove box for easy access and convenience. 

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