2001 Porsche Boxster Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Porsche Boxster

2001 Porsche Boxster Problems

Internal Leak at Oil Seperator Can Cause Fuel Trim and Oxygen Sensor Limit Faults

Various fuel trim and oxygen sensor limit fault codes can be traced to an internal vacuum leak at the oil separator.

Check Engine Light due to cam tensioner/timing issues

Cam tensioner/cam timing issues can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Check Engine Light Due to Various Leaks

Engine vacuum leaks can develop from various locations resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.

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2001 Porsche Boxster Questions

Battery dead can't access trunk (2 answers)

My clutch is slipping, vehicle can increase 2000 revs as clutch engages. (1 answer)

Clutch pressure plate gone?...or hydraulics going?
Feels like the old scenario of someone "riding the clutch"

Is it possible an oil seperator can fail less than 150 mi of having oil changed? (1 answer)

I had oil changed 3 days prior to 125 mi road trip. During road trip white smoke started coming from tail pipe. A few mi later the check engine light came on and I immediately pulled over. The car was towed back to Firestone who checked prob out and refuse to take care of issue, although there wa...

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2001 Porsche Boxster Recalls

Recall 03V004000
CERTAIN 2-DOOR CONVERTIBLE PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE TIPTRONIC (AUTOMATIC) TRANSMISSION MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH AN INCORRECTLY ADJUSTED KEY-LOCK-CABLE DOWN TO THE SHIFT SELECTOR. IF THE KEY-LOCK-CABLE IS NOT ADJUSTED CORRECTLY, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE IGNITION KEY WILL SNAG UPON B...

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2001 Porsche Boxster Reviews

I spent a lot of $ getting this car repaired, but I love it. Had electrical issues, oil separator issues, and fuel pump problems

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