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heater valve

Model: Boxster, Year:99, Mileage:105000, Type of use:Street use only
Hello,I need to replace the heater valve. Please advice.Thank you

reduced engine power light

Model: Cayman S, Year:2009, Mileage:7700, Type of use:Street use only
1st car was difficult to start, requiring multiple turnovers. When it finally started, the "reduced engine power" light came on. Next day, the engine was difficult to start but finally started, during driving the car would not accelerate and the "reduced engine power" came up again this time along with the yellow engine light. What's causing this? Battery is fine, the car is currently in diagnostic at my dealer.

Check Engine Light/Loss of Power

Model: Boxster S, Year:2001, Mileage:75,000, Type of use:Street use only

2001 Boxster S recommended oil

Model: Boxster S, Year:2001, Mileage:63800, Type of use:Street use only
What is the recommended oil for my Boxster S?

Air Mass Meter

Model: Boxster, Year:1999, Mileage:41,000, Type of use:Street use only
What is the function of the Air Mass Meter and how can it get damaged to the point of needing replacement? The car was in an accident while at a stop and was hit on the driver side door. Prior to the accident the engine was running fine.Thank you,Robert

Engine coolant

Model: Boxster, Year:2004, Mileage:15000, Type of use:Street use only
I read all the posts in the engine category and have a question about the coolant.Porsche calls its coolant life-long, however after checking the PH in my car, I found out it is at 7. The PH of new coolant is 8.3 ref: Material safety data sheet from Porsche. It is obvious the coolant in my car is getting acidic, so why not change it then?Thank you,Eric

Porsche Sport Exhaust

Model: Boxster, Year:2010, Mileage:500, Type of use:Street use only
I have a 2010 Porsche Boxster and am interested in adding the Porsche sport exhaust sytem. I have the sport chrono package. Is this a reasonable install that I can do myself or should I allow the dealer to do the installation?ThanksCRozas

starting

Model: boxster, Year:99, Mileage:72000, Type of use:Street use only
i have a 99 boxster allways starts when cold but after driving for at least an hour then letting it sit for 30 minor so it won't start unless i give it gas andthen it won't idle, i maintain the rpm'sbetween 1500 and 2000 then the car settles down and will idle. iv'e replaced the fuel pump maf and all o2 sensors, my mechanic can"t figure it out. i'm on the western slope of co.no dealers no porsche mechanics any info would help. thanks

check engine light

Model: cayman, Year:2006, Mileage:13000, Type of use:Street use only
My check engine light went on after my wife put gas in the car and did not properly close the cap. What do I do to get the light off.

ethanol

Model: Boxster, Year:2002, Mileage:88,000, Type of use:Street use only
On a recent trip to CO and UT in my 2002 Boxster, I discovered that all the fuel in those states has "up to 10%" ethanol. Will that hurt the engine? There is no way to avoid it.

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