2001 Porsche Boxster Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Porsche Boxster
- Various Faults Due to Intenal Leak at the Oil Seperator
- Power Windows Won't Lower Due to Failing Cabriolet Top/Door Handle Micro Switch
- Electrical Portion of Ignition Switch May Become Erratic or Fail
- Water Leaks in Cabriolet Tops Due to Clogged Drains
- Rear main seal/intermediate support cover O-ring may leak oil
- What caused my headlamps to melt and now have nicotine cover leaky surface?
- Is it possible an oil seperator can fail less than 150 mi of having oil changed?
- Is is probable an oil change can be related to an oil seperator prob
- My 2001 Boxster makes a chunk noise when shifting between 1st and 2nd.
- I can't get fuel into the tank,takes about a quart then backs up & is slowdrain
2001 Porsche Boxster Problems
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.
2001 Porsche Boxster Questions
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...
Tried a funnel and 16 in.hose,same results.
It has 77K with manual trans.Seams to run ok but can't drive it,the is blinding.
2001 Porsche Boxster Recalls
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