1985 Porsche 911 Maintenance Schedule

Maintenance for Your 1985 Porsche 911

What is the maintenance schedule for the 1985 Porsche 911?

What to Know About 1985 Porsche 911 Scheduled Maintenance

When it comes to your Porsche 911, how you treat your car makes all the difference in its performance. With proactive maintenance, your 911 has a good chance of hitting 200,000 miles or more. Not an expert in what services your car needs and when? No problem. There's no need to guess when it's time to get 911 maintenance, and no need to wait until something goes wrong. It’s as easy as following the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been written specifically for your 1985 Porsche 911!

Porsche knows your vehicle inside and out (they made it, after all!), so they’ve designed this schedule with your car’s unique needs in mind. Depending on driving conditions and climate in your area (as well as other contributing factors, like your personal travel habits), your car’s scheduled maintenance needs may vary; in most cases, though, recommended maintenance will consist of services like tire rotations, vital fluid checks/exchanges, filter changes, brake pad replacement, and oil changes. Scheduling routine service appointments is one of the best ways to help extend your 911's life, keep you safer on the road, and help you avoid expensive repairs caused by 1985 Porsche 911 problems later.

Learn About Vital Maintenance Needs for Your Porsche 911

Head to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care in your 1985 Porsche 911 for factory-recommended routine maintenance and our technicians will jump right in with a Courtesy Check. A Courtesy Check helps "set the stage" for your service and catch any small problems before they turn into big repairs. During a Courtesy Check, we’ll always check your battery, then we’ll move on to inspect your 911’s head and tail lights, tires, fluid levels, alignment, and windshield wipers.

Think you could be due for a new battery in your 1985 Porsche 911? In general, car batteries only last three to five years. Depending on the climate where you live and your habits while driving, your 911 may need a replacement battery sooner. Extremely hot or cold temperatures can take a toll on your Porsche 911 battery, and so can frequent short drives. While you could wait until your battery fails and you hear the dreaded "click," you're better off replacing it before then! Otherwise, you may find yourself (and your trusty 911) stuck in the middle of nowhere. Your Porsche 911 won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.

Staying on schedule for battery replacements and motor oil changes can help your 1985 Porsche 911's engine run smoother. Reference the chart toward the top of the page if you're not sure about the optimal oil change intervals for your 1985 911. Remember, things like average outside temperature or frequency of trips could increase or decrease this interval for your specific vehicle. A Firestone Complete Auto Care technician will be happy to help you determine the best oil change frequency for your car’s needs. We'll also help you understand what type of oil to use for your 1985 Porsche 911.

Routine upkeep for your Porsche 911 suspension and steering system can improve ride comfort and help you maintain control of your vehicle. That's important if you plan on taking the road less traveled! Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, provide Porsche 911 steering and suspension services including wheel alignment, strut replacement, power steering fluid changes, ball joint lubrication, and wheel bearing replacement. Prevent damage or premature wear and tear on your Porsche 911's steering system with regular maintenance.

Without routine Porsche 911 maintenance, you (and your engine) could quickly lose your cool when there's a problem on the road–especially if that problem is an overheated engine or broken A/C. Our technicians have you covered there, too, with the tools and expertise to care for your entire Porsche 911 cooling, heating, and climate control system. Need a new Porsche 911 radiator? We’ve got your back. Is your A/C blowing hot air? We’re here to fix that, too. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for 1985 Porsche 911 maintenance.

So visit us regularly, or visit us urgently. Many locations are open on weekends and in the evening.

1985 Porsche 911 Maintenance Questions

Take an active role in maintaining your 1985 Porsche 911. Get answers to common Porsche 911 maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • When should I have Porsche 911 alignment checked? Check your car for pothole damage! If you’ve recently hit a pothole (or even if you don’t remember hitting one… they can be sneaky!) check your tire treads, tire sidewalls, and wheels for damage. Potholes can also knock your car out of alignment, so have your alignment checked if you suspect you’ve driven over a rough patch of road lately.
  • When does my Porsche 911 need high mileage oil? Got 75,000+ miles on the odometer? Consider high mileage motor oil. High mileage oil is formulated to address the specific problems encountered by high mileage vehicles, or those with more than 75,000 miles. It can help reduce oil consumption, smoke, and emissions from older Porsche 911 engines.
  • Can Porsche dashboard warning lights wait? It's better to get them addressed as soon as possible. An illuminated dashboard light means something in your vehicle isn't functioning like it should. Letting problems linger can mean bad news for your Porsche 911, so be sure to take your car in for service as soon as you notice an illuminated dashboard light

Get Top-Notch Porsche 911 Maintenance Service

Your Porsche 911 isn’t just a car. It’s a part of your lifestyle. Keep it running newer, longer and schedule your routine maintenance appointment today.