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Hi everyone, thanks for your replies! I touched base with my mechanic, and he said that because it doesn't seem like my transmission has ever been serviced (going on 122K miles), that he thought it was better to replace the fluid gradually as to avoid slipping or damaging the transmissions. He told me to come back after 1000 miles to replace the fluid again. I think the transmission fluid has been filled to the right level--I trust that my mechanic knows what he's doing. For now, the transmission is okay, just not shifting as smoothly as I would like. Definitely better after the original trans
Hi everyone! I’m the proud new owner of a ‘99 Boxster 2.5L. Recently, I noticed that when my transmission automatically shifts from second to third gear, it’ll jerk very slightly, as if the transmission is stuck for the briefest moment in second gear right before it shifts. More noticeably, when I’m driving to slow down and breaking, as the transmission begins shifting from fourth to third and second, there is some jerking again—the sort of jerking you get when a transmission shifts into a slower gear and the car slows down suddenly because of the lower gear.
Hi y’all! Thanks in advance for reading this—there’s so much kindness and knowledge in this blog and I appreciate it so much. Had a quick question—how exactly do I operate my rear fog light on my USA sold ‘99 Boxster 986? Though I’ve read on forums that I’m supposed to push the front light stalk until I hear a second click (at which point the rear fog light will be on), I don’t see that option on my car. My stalk only clicks one way for the front fog lights—no second click. Same goes for the lights dial—the manual shows that I should be able to turn the di