Subject: Noisy Cabriolet Top Transmission Gears Models: 911 Cabriolet ALL
Bulletin Number: 88 – 06
When replacing Cabriolet tops with noisy transmissions, first check synchronization of the left and right swivel gears. Make the necessary adjustments and recheck for noise before replacing parts.
Refer to Technical Bulletin Group 6. Number 87-08, Book D, page 221 for adjustment procedure. Torque valve for steering arm bolt (Fig. 1):
35 Nm (25.5 ft. lb.)
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