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I have a 2001 base Boxster that has the original outside winshield trim which has been coming out of the space beween the windshield frame & glass. I bought the replacement which is now a 2 piece arrangement & the replacement metal frame seems to be installed with the glass out of the car. Can anyone recommend a reliable glass shop in the Roseville, CA area to do this? My other dilemna is I picked up a rock chip a few weeks ago & I'm thinking a shop will want to sell me a new windshield since they might break the glass removing or installing the trim pieces.
I took the car for a 120 mile cruise yesterday & it ran great. No smoke, great power & best of all no codes. Oil level is the same, 1 segment below the full mark on the gauge, almost to the upper mark on the dipstick as when all this started.
OK, I got the AOS changed (not all that bad of a job) & cleaned and as much of the oil out as I could. Questions I have so far are: 1. Should I run a can of Techron through to clean the remaining oil film in the intakes? 2. Would a failing AOS trigger the P0420 & P0430 codes? 3. Would the car sitting on jack stands for a few days on the front only cause this?
DOH!! OK here are the pics. Started taking the AOS out, figured since I have one on the shelf I might as well change it. Only issue so far is the pipe the the left side of the engine is being a bear to get released from the AOS & there seems to be a electrical connector bracket preventing the last 1/4" of removal. I'm gonna get some rest & tackle it again in the morning.
It was hard to tell in the dark what color, I will check it tomorrow but it smelled more petroleum than coolant in nature. It could be oil, when I replaced the starter a few months ago I noted a bit of oil in the TB & intake pipes. I have also noticed the coolant going a bit low in the tank, but again this smelled more petroleum than a coolant smell.
Hi guys, I did a quick search & couldn't find anything on this specifically. My '01 Boxster started fine today but started smoking out of the tailpipe. I unscrewed the oil cap at idle & it came off easy with barely any change in idle. I did pull a P0420 & P0430 a few days ago. Any thoughts or suggestions would be helpful.
Hi guys, I just got my tag renewal notice today with the great news it's time to pay another California revenue generation scam (Smog Check). I have an '01 Boxster & would appreciate any recommendations for shops in the Roseville area to do the work.