Cayenne – Intermediate Maintenance 20/60/100/140k

An SUV and still a sports car, the Cayenne does double duty, on the street and off-road. This SUV is replete with luxury and performance technologies. It’s important to keep up with or ahead of your maintenance schedule. Below is a check list which describes the intermediate maintenance.

Intermediate Maintenance Checklist

Oil Service: Every 10,000 miles or 1 year.

Interval: 20/60/100/140k

Note: If the mileage for scheduled maintenance is not reach, intermediate maintenance must be performed no later than after 2, 6, 10 years.

The terms ‘check’ and ‘inspection’ include all necessary subsequent work such as adjusting, readjusting, correcting and topping off, but do not include repairing, replacing and reconditioning parts or assemblies.


  • Diagnosis system: Read out fault memory; reset maintenance interval
  • Windshield and wiper/washer system, headlight washer: Check function and nozzle adjustment
  • Horn: Check operation
  • Tires: Check tire pressure
  • Batteries and ventilation hoses: Check condition
  • Electrical equipment as well as indicator and warning lights: Check operation

Outside of Vehicle

  • Check wiper blades
  • External spare tire: check condition and tire pressure
  • Vehicle lighting: Check operation
  • All headlights: Check adjustment
  • Radiators and air intakes: Visual inspection for exterior debris and blockage

Under The Vehicle

  • Drain engine oil and change oil filter (Every 10,000 miles)
  • Tires: Check tire pressure
  • Brake system: Visual inspection of the brake pads and brake discs for signs of wear (without removing wheels)
  • Brake hoses and lines: Visual inspection for damage, routing and corrosion
  • Axle shafts: visual inspection of the dust boots for leaks & signs of damage
  • Drive shafts/Cardan shaft: Visual inspection the rubber bellows for leaks and signs of damage

Engine Compartment

  • Fill engine oil
  • Check drive belt
  • Coolant and hoses: Check level and antifreeze, check condition of hoses
  • Windshield wiper/washer system, headlight washer: Check fluid and antifreeze protection level
  • PDCC: check fluid level
  • Power steering: check fluid level
  • Check firewall body drains for debris

Additional Maintenance For Spark Plugs

  • Replace spark plugs: Cayenne S Hybrid, S/GTS, & V6 every 40,000 miles or every 4 years
  • Replace spark plugs: Cayenne Turbo every 30,000 miles or 4 years

Additional Maintenance Every 60,000 Miles Or Every 6 Years

  • Replace PDCC reservoir
  • Replace supercharger drive belt: Cayenne S Hybrid

Additional Maintenance Every 80,000 Miles Or Every 4 Years

Air filter elements should be changed more often dependent on vehicle use and operation in dusty environments

  • Air filters: Replace elements

Additional Maintenance Every 160,000 Miles Or Every 16 Years

  • Change front differential oil
  • Change rear differential oil
  • Change transfer case oil: (Cayenne V6, Diesel, S Hybrid)
  • Change manual transmission oil
  • Change Tiptronic transmission oil and ATF filter

Maintenance Every 2 Years

  • Change brake fluid (use only genuine Porsche brake fluid)
  • Clutch: change fluid & perform test and adaption (Use only Original Porsche Brake Fluid) Macan S

Maintenance Every 4 Years

  • Replace tire sealant

Road Test Check

  • Remote control, front seats, foot brake and parking brake (also operating travel), engine, clutch, steering, transmission, ParkAssist, automatic speed control, PSM switch, PASM switch, Sport switch, heater, air-conditioning system and instruments: Check operation
  • Oils, fluids: Visual inspection for leaks

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