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I had a new (used engine) put into my car and now the temp gaue and the radio don't work. It is an after market radio. Are they connected in some way. The temp does show on the diagnostic computer

have had the car for apporx a month; first time this has happened

the cam cover has visible leaks but not dripping, does it needs to be resealed? fire hazard?

billowing white smoke out of exhaustm engine was not overheated

I installed head gasket on that side,I have 185 lbs compression and getting fuel im just not getting spark to 4,5,6, cylinders.Any ideas?

The horn is sticking on without applying pressure. What needs to be fixed?

Out of town for a week. battery dead when I returned. The levers that release the front and rear compartments seem locked. Battery has gone dead a few times before and this never happened. Any ideas?

side mirrors not working - replaced switch-still not working

I allready changed the sensor do you have the porshe system tester 2 computer to make the update DME software to my car and how much is the cost? thanks

drivers side headlight out. cannot find out how to take off the cover. to replace headlight.

What is your recommendation for frequency of oil change for a low milage driven Boxster (less than 5000 miles a yesr.)
Thank you.

My '02 Boxster battery was on a "trickle charger" all winter. After putting the car back on the road and after driving 85 miles, the car went dead and the display read "Battery/Generator Problem". I need advice on how to proceed and cost est. if repairs are needed. Thanks....

When I unhook the latch the windows go down as normal, but once I press the button for the top to fold back nothing happens; no noise, grind, or anything

battery died security system has locked out the latch for the hood. how do i get it open ?

My 02' boxster's front hood, is stuck. Its been like this for a do i fix it?

How much does it cost to fix/repair the final drive bearings in the transaxle?

Can you recommend a good mechanic in San Diego?



My 1999 Boxster (70k miles) has recently become louder while driving. It starts to get loud once the car gets up over approx 25 mph. At higher speeds if I place the engine in neutral the noise does not diminish. It is only when I get below 30 does the sound begin to go away. Any ideas? Thanks, Brad

about how much will it cost me to get my car serviced at 90,000miles at the dealer?

airbag warning light stays on,

Car was park and battery went daed.

while driving in rain, my left wiper blade moved all the way to the left and rested on the side view mirror, while the passenger side (right) blade kept working. What is the problem? is wiper motor bad? are there 2 wiper motors? one left and one right? pls help Mike email:


I'm the owner of a 1999 Porsche Boxster and the battery regularly go dead on me. This happens a lot in the winter and if I have not used the car for two or three days.

I have to continually charge the battery and wasted two batteries already.

What can I do?


I'm the owner of a 1999 Porsche Broxster and the battery continually needs charging especially in the winter. It happens if I do not use the car for two or three days.

I have already changed two batteries. What can i do?


David Richardson

I have only driven the car, at very slow speed, for about 4,000 miles in the last 2 years. I had it serviced at a Porsche dealer before moving. I moved overseas and brought the car with me and now am wondering if I need to change the oil or can wait for a few more miles. It has about 41,967 miles now and had about 38,000 when I got it. The oil is still very clear.

what's the best stuff to clean and get rid of the yellowish color on the plastic cover of the headlights?

after inserting cd in, it says Track----then will say "error" is my cd player broke?

I have a 1998 Porsche Boxter and the check engine light keeps coming on after numerous repairs. The problem that seems to never go away is the rough start. This only happen periodically though! We've replace the fuel pump and several related fuel parts, but the mechanic shop can't find the problem. HELP!

My 1998 Boxster slips in forward and revrse gears to the extent that the car will not move. Is there any repairs that can be done ?

Does the radiator fan assemby include the thermostate and if so can the thermostat be replaced separetly?

how to reset service oil change message