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Porsche Boxster Problems

Find the most common issues based on car owner complaints

Most Common Porsche Boxster Problems

Smoke, oil consumption, and fuel trim issues with various fault codes can be traced to an internal leak at the oil separator.
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 swi...
If the vehicle cannot return to run position after start or if the interior fan is not getting power, it may be the electrical portion of the ignition switch has become erratic or has failed.
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2 Known Porsche Boxster Brake Problems

1 Known Porsche Boxster Drive Train Problem

6 Known Porsche Boxster Electrical & Lights Problems

8 Known Porsche Boxster Engine Problems

3 Known Porsche Boxster Exhaust & Emissions Problems

1 Known Porsche Boxster Miscellaneous Problem

21 Known Porsche Boxster Problems

Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Porsche Boxster years 1999, 2003, and 1997 are the most likely to experience problems.

1999 Porsche Boxster
2003 Porsche Boxster
1997 Porsche Boxster
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