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dead battery. followed manual directions for using jumper cables to power up the small interior switch to open front hood. Problem: when hook cables to fuse box connection and striker plate the alarm goes off. Followed manual for turning off alarm, by manually locking and then unlocking the driver door, but it is failing to turn off alarm. So alarm is sounding off and the electrical release switch is not responding since car is technically still "locked". Any ideas? thanks. John
My Porsche Boxster had problems when accelerating. I brought it to an independant mechanic. He said that it was the ECU. I sent the ECU for repair. He still said it did not work so I sent it a second time. When he still couldn"t fix the car (mainly because he was too busy with other cars) I sent the car to the Porsche Dealer.

He told them that it was the ECU so they started with that and told me that they had a communication problem. It was throwing a lot of codes. So the ECU had to be replaced.

After the replacement the car still did not run. Upon further testing they found out that the fuel pump needed to be replaced.

They still say that there were 2 problems the ECU and the fuel pump.

I think that it was the bad fuel pump that was causing a bunch of codes to set off.

I am wondering if a few thousand dollars was spent replacing an ECU was really necessary.

Any opinions would be appreciated.
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
was driving and notice the low engine coolant light came on looked at the temp gauge and was at the normal 175. 10 min later stopped at the light and squealing sound from the engine. When I got home the car was leaking a large amount of coolant (I believe) does anyone have any idea what this may be?

Thanks PM
When I start the car no smell. After 15 minutes of driving the smell will start. When I turn on the circulation of the ventilation it will go away on the inside the car. But when you step outside the car you wil smell the gasoline.
Radio comes on but there is no sound
The radio does everything it's supposed to do but there is no sound
Oil Change intervals
Hi, I need some input I love my 2000 Porsche Boxster but not sure what to do. I found a few small oil spots in my driveway so I brought it to the local import repair shop before my extended warranty expires. He told me I need to replace my gasket valve, o-ring and oil net so I asked him how much it will cost to repair he said he does not repair leaks. This doesn’t sit right with me. I only had a few small oil spots in my driveway. Do you think he is feeding me a line because I am a girl? Thoughts?
Buying second hand and have no idea when timing belt was changed.
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