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  1. Driving wind can also make such a noise, tape the seems from the front trunk to the other body parts with duck tape, the seals around the front windshield, the seams from the convertible top to the windshield(s) etc., do test drives to locate the noise. Of course, it would be easier to use an ultrasonic device if possible.
  2. In/next to the rear left wheel arch under the car are electrical connectors, the wiring of which controls the fuel pumps, this connectors can be deformed by heat influense and strange situations can occure. If so, connectors and burnt wiring must be replaced.
  3. Thanks for the follow up, agree with you, nothing beats original on a 944.
  4. If the key fits in the lock cylinder and you can turn both left and right, but it feels loose, without any resistance than the circled part in the pic. is probably broken or badly replaced after a previous intervention.
  5. You can have the current starter overhauled at a Bosch center, spare parts are still availlable. This is a cheaper solution and remains original, collectors of classic cars do this all of the time.
  6. Look for corrosion inside the connectors on the "A" pillars, these are sensitive areas for corrosion.
  7. There are different order numbers for a 986 depending on motorization and whether or not sport suspension, this will be the diameter of the anti roll bar. The 987 has completely different order numbers starting with 987-***-*** and also motorization, sport and/or active suspension. I don't know if this is interchangeable.
  8. Possible, a lot depends on the used charger type, there are chargers that only charge and others that first partially discharge the battery and only than start the charging cyclus. What you can do is start by closing the car with the remote and depending on whether it is a daily driver or not, use the car every two or three days. You will than notice that the battery has enough power or not, i think you are needlessly concerned.
  9. Do you lock the car with the remote ? This is necessary to get the systems into sleep mode after some time, for minimum power consumption.
  10. Just start cleaning the throttle body and air mass meter, CRC sells a special aerosol product for this purpose, available from board sponsor Sunset. The throttle body can be done with brake cleaner.
  11. 2005 Boxster should have a ZF Tiptronic transmission or a manual gearbox, are you sure about the build date?
  12. Auto's en lichte commerciële voertuigen AFTERMARKET.ZF.COM Personenauto's This is the catalog of the transmission manufacturer, country and language can be changed if necessary.
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