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kbrandsma

Front Trunk Microswitch Replacement

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Front Trunk Microswitch Replacement


My 98 Boxster's front trunk compartment light has never worked so I decided to investigate. I first swapped the light assembly itself with the exact same light fixture in the rear trunk and found both lights worked. I deduced that it must be the front microswitch and ordered a new one from Sunset Porsche in Oregon. The cost was: $43.13 plus $8.00 shipping to Washington State. The Part number is: 996-613-206-00 I removed the carpet trunk liner. The front trunk liner is made up of 2 sec

 

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Thanks for posting this. I now have a working light in my front trunk after living without one for about two years.

One note - If you disconnect the battery prior to installing the switch, the light won't come on immediately when you reconnect the battery. You will need to open the driver's door to re-power the circuit.

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