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1991 Porsche 911 Question: dead battery



specialtea, Turbo, Port Jefferson, NY, April 26, 2009, 14:00

my battery is dead on my 911 how do i charge battery when i can't open hood?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, April 26, 2009, 15:19

    I'm not sure about the 911 but the Porsche Boxter has a fuse box at the drivers left foot area, in the fuse box is a stud that pulls outward. Once pulled outward positive is applied to the stud and ground to the body, turn the ignition key on and then open the hood release to gain access to the battery.

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    Visitor, June 16, 2010, 06:38

    thank heavens for you, son left his porsche boxster with us and battery is flat and now i know how to get at it, thank you so much

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    April 28, 2009, 01:12

    A 1991 model has a completely mechanical hood release. The Targa models have a locking release knob , same key as doors.
    Just pull the release cable , by the drivers left knee.......

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