Panamera – Major

The Porsche “major” services happen every 40,000 miles and are an in-depth checking and revitalization of your Panamera. It’s important to know exactly what your vehicle needs and below is a checklist describing this service.

Major Maintenance Checklist

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

Interval: 40/80/120/160k

Note: If the mileage for scheduled maintenance is not reached, 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

Inside of Vehicle

  • Seat belts: Check operation and condition
  • Pollen filter: Replace filter element

Outside of Vehicle

  • Check wiper blades
  • Clean reversing camera lens
  • Vehicle lighting: Check operation
  • All headlights: Check adjustment
  • Trailer hitch: Check operation
  • Check firewall, liftgate and sunroof body drains for debris.
  • 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
  • Underside of vehicle: visual inspection for leaks (oils and fluids)
  • Underbody covers: Visual inspection, check that all are securely fastened – replace any damaged or missing panels
  • 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
  • Brake fluid: Check level
  • Axle joints: Check play; visual inspection of the dust boots for leaks & signs of damage
  • Steering gear: Visual inspection of the dust boots for signs of damage
  • Tie rod ends: Check play and dust boots
  • Exhaust system: visual inspection for leaks and signs of damage; check mounts

Engine Compartment

  • Fill engine oil
  • Visual inspection for leaks (oils and fluids)
  • Coolant hoses: Check condition
  • Windshield wiper/washer system, headlight washer: Check fluid and antifreeze protection level
  • PDCC: Check fluid level
  • Power Steering: Check fluid level

Additional Maintenance For Spark Plugs

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

Additional Maintenance Every 60,000 Miles Or Every 6 Years

  • Replace PDCC reservoir
  • PDK Transmission: change oil
  • Replace supercharger drive belt: Cayenne S Hybrid

Additional Maintenance Every 80,000 Miles Or Every 4 Years

  • Air filters: Replace elements

Additional Maintenance Every 120,000 Miles Or Every 12 Years

  • Manual transmission: change oil
  • Change all-wheel front differential drive oil
  • Change rear differential oil

Additional Maintenance Every 160,000 Miles Or Every 16 Years

  • Automatic transmission: Change ATF and ATF filter – Panamera S Hybrid

Maintenance Every 2 Years

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

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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