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Cayenne

2011-2012 Cayenne – Manual

2011-2012 Cayenne – Manual

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Risk of damage to the engine or vehicle if you lift the vehicle improperly.

  • The car must be jacked up only at the illustrated jacking points. Lifting at any other place may result in damage to the vehicle.
  • Never jack up the car by the body, bumpers, engine, transmission or at the axles.
  • Do not damage any sensitive components in the vicinity of the jacking points.
  • For safety reasons do not use tire inflating bottles. Do not use commercially available sealant bottles. Use only the tire inflating bottle located in the luggage compartment.

Sequence of operation

Working Under Vehicle

The jack must be used only to raise the car for wheel changing.The jack must never be used as a support to work underneath the vehicle. If the jack is accidentally dislodged, you or bystanders could suffer severe personal injury.

  • Never jack up other vehicles or other loads with the jack.
  • Always place the car on stable supports if you have to work under it. When working under the vehicle, always use safety stands specifically designed for this purpose.


  • Please use a suitable knee rest to protect your clothing against soiling.

Fixing a Flat Tire
The tools required for changing a wheel (e.g. jack, wheel bolt wrench, assembly aids, folding wedges) are only supplied with the vehicle if the vehicle comes with a collapsible spare wheel or full-size spare wheel as standard. Your authorized Porsche dealer will be pleased to advise you.

  1. Stop the vehicle as far away from the driving lane as possible.
    The vehicle must be parked on a firm and flat surface with adequate grip.
  2. Switch emergency flasher on.
  3. Activate the electric parking brake.
  4. Put the vehicle in 1st gear or move the Tiptronic selector lever to position P.
  5. Straighten the front wheels.
  6. Remove the ignition key, or the control unit on vehicles with Porsche Entry & Drive, in order to lock the steering and prevent the engine from being started.
  7. Get all passengers to leave the vehicle.
    Pay attention to other traffic.
  8. Set up the warning triangle at a suitable distance.

A - Wedges

Securing the vehicle against rolling
To secure the vehicle, use the two folding wedges A supplied in the tool kit.

  • You can remove the wedges after undoing the Velcro fastening.
  1. Unfold the wedges.
  2. Lock them in unfolded position.

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