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Old 08-17-2009, 02:08 PM   #4
JFP in PA
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Failure of the oil to water heat exchanger is not uncommon, particularly if you car has the older “green” Porsche coolant in it. The oil cooler looks like this:



It is located on top of the engine, driver’s side rear, somewhat beneath the intake manifold runners. In the US, the unit sells for about $200. Changing it is a DIY, but you will need to totally drain the cooling system first. The swap out has been written up on many sites, so do a search…….
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