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Old 06-09-2021, 02:17 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Oldcarguy View Post
I think you’re talking about the oil pressure relief valve with the updated bevel and spring. There is no additional spring that holds pressure on the tensioners. No guarantee that this will cure the startup valve train chain rattle. Just Google ‘986 oil pressure relief valve’ for more info.
He could be.

Many don't know that at your Porsche dealer you can purchase either just a filter element or a complete assembly consisting of the plastic container with (obviously) a new relief valve plus of course the filter element. Not a bad thing to do periodically.
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