2001 Porsche Boxster Repair and Maintenance

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

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2001 Porsche Boxster Problems

Alarm/remote entry problems due to accumulated water in electronic control units
Accumulated water in electronic control units can lead to various alarm and remote entry problems.
Electrical Issue Due to Failed Ignition Switch

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.

Check Engine Light due to cam tensioner/timing issues

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

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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

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based on 1 customer 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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