2003 Porsche Boxster Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Porsche Boxster

2003 Porsche Boxster Problems

Check Engine Light due to cam tensioner/timing issues

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

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.
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.

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2003 Porsche Boxster Questions

can I drive my car without the catalytic converter , or can it be removed (1 answer)

my engine light came on and the repair show stated that my catalyic converter is bad ? the light came on about a week ago

Oil Change (1 answer)

I have only driven the car, at very slow speed, for about 4,000 miles in the last 2 years. I had it serviced at a Porsche dealer before moving. I moved overseas and brought the car with me and now am wondering if I need to change the oil or can wait for a few more miles. It has about 41,967 mi...

03 Porsche Boxster Maintenance (1 answer)

I'm interested in purchasing a used 03 Porsche Boxster. I'm concerned about maintenance costs. any recommendations?

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2003 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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2003 Porsche Boxster Reviews

This is a wonderful porsche. The 2003-2004's were the best boxster's. These are affordable and easy to drive. This is my 2nd porsche and I will not be selling it ever.

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