Manual: 2012-2016

Page: 167

Warning message
The warning message "Fault PDCC" or "PDCC failure" appears on the multi-function display in the instrument panel if there is a system fault.

For information on warning messages on the multi-function display:

  • Please see the chapter "OVERVIEW OF WARNING AND INFORMATION MESSAGES" on page 126.
  • Adapt your driving style according to the changed conditions.
  • Contact an authorized Porsche dealer.

Checking hydraulic fluid
The hydraulic fluid is checked and changed regularly as part of servicing.

For information on maintenance:

  • Please see the chapter "OVERVIEW OF WARNING AND INFORMATION MESSAGES" on page 126.

Dynamic Engine Mounting (PADM)
On vehicles with Sport Chrono Plus package
Dynamic Engine Mounting with variable damping is a system designed to enhance both driving dynamics and driving comfort. Depending on the driving situation, the ideal mounting rigidity and damping is automatically set in the range between an rigid engine-to-body connection (increase in driving dynamics) and decoupling of the engine from the body (increase in driving comfort).

"Sport" mode
When "Sport" mode is switched on, a more rigid engine-to-body connection is achieved for a sporty driving style.

"Sport Plus" mode
When "Sport Plus" mode is switched on, an optimal engine-to-body connection is achieved for driving on race circuits.

Warning message
Dynamic engine mounting faults are indicated by a warning message on the multi-function display.

  • Please see the chapter "OVERVIEW OF WARNING AND INFORMATION MESSAGES" on page 126.

"Sport" and "Sport Plus" Mode
The selectable chassis settings mean that the vehicle can offer various modes for a sportier overall setup.

The "Sport" mode pushes the control systems more in the direction of greater emotionality and performance during everyday driving.

In "Sport Plus" mode, maximum performance is set for race-circuit-like driving:
– In "Sport Plus" mode:
PASM (Porsche Active Suspension Management) is automatically changed to "Chassis Normal" or "Chassis Sport" mode.
– In "Sport Plus" mode:
Like PASM, PDCC is switched to the corresponding "Sport" mode, whereby the rolling movements of the vehicle are
reduced further, depending on the selected mode.
– The PDK transmission switches to a sporty gear-changing map and shortens the gear shifting times when Sport
mode is activated.
Gear changes take place faster.
– The electronic accelerator pedal reacts sooner, and the engine ismore responsive to throttle inputs. When Sport
mode is switched on and the vehicle is travelling at a speed of less than 40 km/h (25 mph), this function is activated
only after the driver has floored the accelerator pedal or released it briefly.
– The rpm limiter characteristic is "harder".
In other words: the engine is immediately throttled when the performance limits are reached (only in manual
selection mode on vehicles with PDK).