1998 Porsche Boxster Repair and Maintenance
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1998 Porsche Boxster ProblemsVarious Faults Due to Intenal Leak at the Oil Seperator
Smoke, oil consumption, and fuel trim issues with various fault codes can be traced to an internal leak at the oil separator.
The power windows not lowering when the Cabriolet top latch and/or door handle is operated or lowering unexpectedly while driving can be caused by a failing Cabriolet top or door handle micro switch. Diagnoses will be required to determine which switch is at fault and will require replacement.
If the vehicle cannot return to run position after start or if the interior fan is not getting power, it may be the electrical portion of the ignition switch has become erratic or has failed. The entire switch assembly should be replaced.
1998 Porsche Boxster QuestionsWhen I hit the brake pedal my cars rear end instantly pulls hard to the left. (1 answer)
Is this due to the right rear caliper not functioning properly
When I unhook the latch the windows go down as normal, but once I press the button for the top to fold back nothing happens; no noise, grind, or anything
I have a 1998 Porsche Boxter and the check engine light keeps coming on after numerous repairs. The problem that seems to never go away is the rough start. This only happen periodically though! We've replace the fuel pump and several related fuel parts, but the mechanic shop can't find th...