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1997 Porsche Boxster Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Porsche Boxster

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1997 Porsche Boxster

Most Common 1997 Porsche Boxster Problems

1997 Porsche Boxster vehicles have 27 reported problems.The most commonly reported 1997 Porsche Boxster problem is: Various Faults Due to Intenal Leak at the Oil Seperator
Smoke, oil consumption, and fuel trim issues with various fault codes can be traced to an internal leak at the oil...
The power windows not lowering when the cabriolet top latch and/or door handle is operated or lowering unexpectedly...

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The Porsche Boxster Reliability Rating is 3.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 12th out of 17 for luxury compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $925 which means it has poor ownership costs. Both the frequency and severity of repairs is higher than normal, so the Boxster is more likely to require major repairs when compared to other cars.

1997 Porsche Boxster Reviews

1997 Porsche Boxster vehicles rate highest in Suspension and needs improvement in Body
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Most Common 1997 Porsche Boxster Questions

There are 74 related questions for 1997 Porsche Boxster vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
White smoke billows when starting - recedes after about 5 minutes, but is using/burning oil, about one quart per 100...
I have an electrical short and my horn goes off when i step on the brake or open the door.
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