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I have a 2000 Boxster. Recently the horn is very sensitive and sounds with the slightest of pressure. Today when breaking hard the horn sounded. Any ideas of the cause? Also, does anyone know which fuse supports the horn? I want to be prepared to deactivate it if it gets stuck on.
I have a 1997 Boxster with 30,000 miles. The battery is charged and the car starts and runs fine. However, I cannot open the hood or trunk with the levers next to the drivers seat when the door is open! When I press the interlock switch on the dash nothing happens. The light stays on. Any ideas??
I recently had a dead battery in my 2007 Boxster with PCM (no bose). Once the car charged everything seemed fine. The Navigator and CD work perfectly. However, the radio will only pick up stations when it is in accessory mode. Here is how it goes: Car running - no reception; turn off motor; 1-4-8 reboot; radio works fine. Turn on motor - 4 seconds later the radio no longer picks up stations (static). However SOMETIMES one station will come it. I did the MAIN-TRIP diagnostics and it showed ! PCM; ! SOFTWARE; Ck Navigator.
I took it into the shop today and they ran some diagnostics and said that it showed nothing wrong. The dealer said that I would have to get a replacement PCM and then quoted a price in 4K range. Has anybody seen this type of problem before, and if so is there a solution? Also if I have to replace the PCM are there less costly options than 4K. Thanks for any suggestions in advance.
I have an issue with my 2010 Boxster S 6-speed that I can duplicate. It throws code 7103, "crankshaft sensor upper limit value exceeded". Normally, there are no issues and the car never throws the code during driving short or long trips. But one day I decided to rev it out to the limiter... it felt like it hit a hard limiter somewhere around 7000 rpm (wasn't in sport mode, so I thought it should be a soft limit at around 7400-7600 rpm). Then the dash said "reduced power". I drove it a but further and it threw a PSM error and then would barely even roll away from a stoplight. However, cycling the ignition cleared the PSM error. Anyway, I can duplicate the error consistently by revving it out near redline, and so long as I cycle the ignition shortly afterwards, there is never a PSM error. So I believe the PSM error is spurious, and a result of whatever is causing the crankshaft signal error.
I have two ideas for what might be causing it:
1. Bad/old flywheel. But there are no other symptoms.
2. Bad crankshaft sensor. But again, there are no other symptoms.
I searched and couldn't find anyone else mentioning this issue, so I thought I'd ask here before going off and buying a new sensor (9A160611201 only about $80, so not too bad). Any ideas?