Subject: Transmission Noise While Coasting Models: 911 Carrera 1987
Bulletin Number: 87 – 08
A support brace is installed between the transmission and left side exhaust manifold (arrow in picture) to avoid noise from 2nd and 3rd gear while coasting at engine speed of 3000 to 4000 RPM.
From Production Date: August 24, 1987
91JS 12 0323 Coupe
91JS 12 5061 Club Sport
91JS 16 0290 Targa
91JS 17 0296 Cabrio
This support brace and can installed retroactively (from Model Year 1987) when repairing cars with the above mentioned symptoms.
Lock Nut: 999.084.423.02
Tightening torque: 24 Nm (17 ft. lbs.)
Conversion time: 30 T.U.
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