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1987 930 turbo issue

I took the 930 out for a drive 2 weeks ago and coming home I had to stop at a intersection.....I noticed the car was idling AROUND 2,000 rpm and thought it was odd. I got home and put the car away. An hour later I went out....started it and it still ran fast (2,000 RPM). The next day when the engine was dead cold I went to start it and just cranks.....won't start. Could a hose blown off somewhere? Could it be something that simple? Is it very difficult to remove the intercooler so it's out of the way and I can see in there?

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Do those symptoms sound like a vacumn leak?
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Also....is there a decent workshop book I could buy for use at home? Books for Turbo's seem to be very hard to find.
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Sounds like a fairly large leak, check for hoses that are off.
There is a porsche workshop manual available on line, for info this site has lots.
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Stock intercooler is quite easy to remove, two hoses and four bolts.
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Monty,

How funny....my 930 is an '87 and Grand Prix white as well. Do you know a good source for a technical or repair book for the 930?

Thanks, Roger
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Hey nice car,

I think that I picked the service manuals ( on DVD ) from evil bay. Did you find any problem with your car?
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Stock intercooler is quite easy to remove, two hoses and four bolts.
And about two minutes if you work at a relaxed pace ...
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