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.
Erratic Operation of Power Windows on Porsche Boxster
Average mileage: 63,074 (19,000–135,000)
30 people reported this problem
12 people shared problem details
2000 Porsche Boxster84,000Visitor
car went to body shop for hail damage. Now the windows do not open slighly when door handled opens.
1998 Porsche Boxster41,000Visitor
windows go down. will not go back up. only half way when I put top back up.
2002 Porsche Boxster44,345Visitor
Window in passenger side only goes down 1/2 an inch. Prior to this happening it was making funny noises.
2001 Porsche BoxsterVisitor
no drivers window movement
2002 Porsche Boxster58,000Visitor
When i undo the convertible top latch windows wont do down i replaced the switch when i latch the latch the windows go up. top isnt going down or up
2007 Porsche Boxster42,000Visitor
window does not return to fully closed position when door is closed. Window regulator replacement $846
1999 Porsche Boxster68,000Visitor
Windows lower halfway as while driving, as if convertible top has been engaged (but has not), and won't go back up!
2000 Porsche Boxster57,000Visitor
Top handle latch popped open while driving about 60 mp,now windows do not lower when unlatching top.h.No warning
1997 Porsche Boxster82,000Visitor
windows do not let down when I let top down, but when driving the windows roll down on there own. driver door will not open from inside or out. my automatic key lock do not work.
2009 Porsche Boxster117,000Visitor
window lowers and then rises once door on drivers side opens. Thus when the door closes the window is still in the fully extended position coliding with the door frame.
2003 Porsche Boxster43,500Visitor
Both doors have experienced multiple relay replacements, and the whole mechanism once on the drivers door. Door lockin mechanis wear area is made of plastic and eventually wears through and binds
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