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  1. Yes, I agree...I will buy one from the dealer next and see if there is any noticeable difference.
  2. Hi folks, I just bought a supposedly genuine Porsche AOS from ebay form a big auto parts seller "Partscontainer", the outside box is USPS priority box and the part was in a clear ziplock bag with a inkjet printed label on. It just doesn't feel right that this part would come from an OEM in that bag.....but I could be wrong. I googled the pictures of a few genuine parts and the marking matches. However, this is my second Boxster and probably 4th AOS change and I remember buying the AOS from the dealer that was in a porsche labeled plastic bag which was in cardboard box with the Porsche Genuine
  3. Thanks for the tips but do you think the CV joints can be ruled out since the whining is only present in gear? In other words shouldn't the CV joints be making noise weather in gear or not? If yes then this rules out all but the differential? Am I right in thinking this?
  4. Hi folks, I just picked a 2006 Boxster, car looks and runs great except for a gear whine in 4th and 5th, it gets very noticeable at around 2700 to 3000 RPM. When I'm cruising and I step on the clutch the noise goes away, also when deaccelerating the noise diminishes. I'm wondering if it's a bad bearing on the drive shaft. I'm also thinking if it could be anything else such as the wheel bearing? Again the noise goes away when the clutch is engaged, also the whine is ver faint below 50 mph. Thanks in advance...
  5. Thanks for the reply, I had it towed to my indy he found the one of the intake bellow looking tubes had popped out..it was hard to see I would have never figured it out.
  6. Hello folks, my 2000 Boxster with 110K on the odometer back fired loudly and shutdown day before yesterday while I was driving @ 30 MPH. Thankfully it died on my block and I was able to push it up my drive way. I know you will probably ask me why I have not pulled the codes, well this rough idle and back firing thing had happened before and I figure it was a fouled up spark plug again. So needless to say I pulled all the plugs and changed them even found a broken plug tube on Cyl #4 which was also replaced, but no joy, cleaned the MAF also but it did not help. To clarify the last time I did th
  7. Amen..same here...this should be a a sticky...this happens when you disrupt the throttle engagement cycle, I guess mine happened when I was turning the ignition on and off trying to troubleshoot the window drop problem.
  8. I was thinking the same thing...although I don' t think the motor has any switches in it..but with out knowing how that top circuit works, it's worth a try.
  9. Hi folks, my passenger side window regulator cable broke...I found a used regulator which I installed today..everything works such as the 1/2 inch drop when the door latches are opened..the up and down travel works good also only issue is that the passenger side window does not drop when the top is unlatched...the driver side however does. I guess with the driver side working we can rule out a bad micro switch in the top latch...correct? Does anyone know what maybe causing this? Can it be a window adjustment issue? Any help is greatly appreciated. EDIT: I changed the regulator and motor as
  10. Boxster Power Steering Pump Replacement Hi, I just replaced my power steering pump and I looked everywhere for a DIY guide, the only thing I found was the tensioner pulley removal which involves removal of the power steering unit in the shop manual, which was way too vague and incomplete, I will try to do do a better job in explaining but I'm taking who ever attempts this job is mechanically inclined with that said I will skip over the obvious parts such opening the engine access panel and removing the accessory belt (make sure you loosen the power steering pulley bolts before
  11. Hi, I just replaced my power steering pump and I looked everywhere for a DIY guide, the only thing I found was the tensioner pulley removal which involves removal of the power steering unit in the shop manual, which was way too vague and incomplete, I will try to do do a better job in explaining but I'm taking who ever attempts this job is mechanically inclined with that said I will skip over the obvious parts such opening the engine access panel and removing the accessory belt (make sure you loosen the power steering pulley bolts before you remove the belt, because with the belt removed it th
  12. Loren, once again you're spot on....good show. After changing the aformentioned parts with no effect we found a slightly loose spark plug (and I mean slightly less than 1/2 turn) on the right hand cylinder bank. No more chic...chic rubbing sound. Thanks Loren, PK and Wayne.
  13. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Thanks Loren, PK, I will check the spark plug to see if it's the culprit...also to answer the white smoke query, I thought it was just another clue into the 4 yr old AOS failing..? it only smoked after the car was parked on the inclined ramp of a parking garage and only when the car was left parked for 2 or more days. Regards, Kamran
  14. Hi folks, my Boxster developed a chriping squeaking sound a few weeks ago...so far I replaced the AOS, accessory belt and two idler pulleys with no effect. I had the car taken to a local mechanic we attempted to listen to it to pinpoint the noise but we only isolated it to the right hand side towards the front. I shook the lines and hoses from the top and when shook the AOS the sound changed, that and the white smoke led me to believe it was the AOS so I replaced it (2nd one, last changed 2005)...well needless to say NO JOY :( The "chic..chic" sound is still there, it sounds like a pulley or
  15. Hi folks, my boxster developed the same chirping sound a few weeks ago...I took it to a local mechanic and had them put it on a lift. we could not locate the problem, however I started shaking lines and tubes around and when I shook the AOS it made the sound change so I replaced the AOS...I was wrong the sound is still present. It sounds like a pulley or bearing going bad. I isolated the sound to right side and close to the front on top of the engine. If anyone can solve this mysterious sound I would be grateful. Regards, Kamran 00 Boxster (100K club)
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