Porsche Boxster S Repair and Maintenance
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Porsche Boxster S ProblemsCheck Engine Light due to cam tensioner/timing issues
Cam tensioner/cam timing issues can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The drains in the Cabriolet top can clog, causing water to leak onto the carpets. Water can also accumulate in the doors, causing various electrical problems.
Engine vacuum leaks can develop from various locations resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.
Porsche Boxster S QuestionsI had to jump my dead battery. Now when the car is running, my a/c doesn't blow. (2 answers)
A/c does blow when the key is on but not started. This is also the same with the windshield wipers.
Bentley Repair manual indicates clear with single mounting bolt. After removing driver front wheel and wheel well cover, mine is black, and seems to have a mount behind the driver door as well as two addional bolts closer to the front of the car. Due to headlamp washers?
just a dead car, will not turn on so have to push inside the garage where it remains till now, read on the manual it maybe the anti theft , or the black box follow directions but still dead
It is very seldom used and I charged the battery to be able to use it
Porsche Boxster S RecallsThe Seat Belt Anchors May Not Rotate as They Should
The mounting holes in the seat belt anchor plates may be too small. If the hole diameter is too small, the anchor cannot rotate around the fastening bolt as designed. If this were to occur, the seat belt may not be routed optimally around the seat occupant, or it may loosen at some point, increasing the risk of injury during a crash. Dealers will inspect the anchor plates and fastening screws and, if necessary, replace the seat belt. The Porsche recall number is AB02.
On 2011 Boxsters with a convertible top, the locking hook at the front of the soft top should securely engage the top of the windshield frame when the soft top is closed. 9 Spyder models are being recalling because the soft top may not latch correctly to the windshield frame. As a result the soft top could open unexpectedly while driving at higher speeds, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace both the locking hook and lock catch with redesigned parts to correct this concern.