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Everything posted by kani
Double check TB you may still have oil residue there. I use wet/dry vacuum to suck and clean my TB tube. Wvicary is right it takes a long time to burn off oil out of the exhaust. Its embarrasing for sure to see boxster smoking:(
Kyle, I used what porsche spec recommend about the oil weight. I droved my car for two days now and yes I checked both tube and tb for any oil clearly both dry. Its crazy how long it would take for the residue oil burn off. I dont see any puff anymore even cold start. If you having solid oil in the aos tube not mist then posiblity there still air leak somewhere. You might considering to double check the rubber hose under AOS make sure its tight and align, and replace the j-tube to updated one its longer. I used screw clamp for the rubber hose because its easier to put on but you need to re-tight the clamp due to rubber gets really hot and will shrink. Kani
All:Ok so about my no start problem on ignition I finally figured that cra+*p out it was the Immobilizer box, What I did is I unplug the 15amp fuse under driver seat (wasnt blown) and turn the ignition on and shyet car start right away without problem, turn the car off and put back the fuse, never had problem so far...All the hassle I went thru just helped me more in the future problem..I was in inch to dial the towing company to bring my car to dealer shop because I almost giving up but I was happy got my problem solved...I hope this info help someone who has the same issue... Cheers!
I got same problem when starter relay is bypass it would run but if it aint nothing happend when ignition key is inserted, wont even click or anything just nothing....Im guessing is my immobilizer because my key wont open door using the remote.
Update: OK I fixed the smoking problem the rubber (bellow)hose under AOS has a slight crack caused by that snap metal clamp during installation. I took it off and replaced new rubber with screw on style clamp, works perfect and easy to deal with. I was happy for a short time then another problem came along. Argghhhhh now car wont crank at all everything light up, battery seems fully charge, check relay,interlocking swicth (bypass),Bought new Ignition swicth, and still nothing so fck*& quite no crank on starter..lol. Well my (2)car key lost synch 2 months ago (dead bat) but has alwys work without problem (manually)but i think it finally give up on me. Im guessing my immobilizer security shut my car off and needs to re-reprogram!! I did many starting on and off when i was trying to fix the smoking problem do you guys think that have cause this? Im just getting sick of this after many days dealing with the smoke! Lmao I havent check the starter or the solenoid. Im not sure if those two really the problem because I dont hear any clicking or anything.
I did some short test drive around my block and I noticed lost of power. Im sure it wasnt like that before..:(
HI, Well I let the car running for like 30 min this morning and still smokes not so worst but same amount of smoke coming out. I also did check the AOS breather hose (TB) and I found slight oil in there. Im not sure if thats normal?
Hi all! Im having some problem with my 99 83k 5speed boxster. About 4 days ago leaving to work my car started (blowing white)smoking like a train. I dindnt got to far about 4 blocks because I stopped right a away, freak me out so called towing and brought her home. I did some research here regards the problem (thanks renntech)about white smokes and etc... To cut my story short I have replaced the AOS,rubber bellow, j-tube, cleaned the MAF w/ CRC, Cleaned the TB (half cup of oil in there) argghhh, new spark plugs (old ones kinda dark mist brown color), Ignition wire are ok no crack on rubber boots. The car seems to be running fine at idling, normal temp, no CEL, oil level and collant are ok not much pressure on caps when tested. So heres the problem: -Car start to smoke (not as much as before) in exhaust pipe after 6-8 minutes from cold start. Theres a water and oil dripping in the exhaust tip butits hard to tell. -Both catalytic converter leaking with small amount of oil (between cats and exhaust pipe connect) -I checked both 1 and 2 sensor they look kinda brown and dry but not really sure how to test them. -More white/blue smoke comes out when I give it a gas. Questions: -I'm guessing my both cats are shot from enough oil entered? can that create smokes? -What else or areas causing this car still smokes? -blown head or head gasket? (not common on 986 right?) -Is it ok to drive the car to burn off the existing oil in exhaust system? -Car contenues smoking even after 10 min of idling.? Any ideas? or new engine? Thank you in advance!!!