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Boxster failure

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My issues started about 2 months ago when I had a PMC error displayed, one of the tyer pressure monitors had stopped working. Tried to reset but then lost all 4 a couple of weeks latter I used the car to drive to town and on the way back called in to purchase some petrol, drove the 16 miles home with no issues.

Put the car away in garage and covered it as normal, never used car for 10 days as weather was bad.

This week went to start the car and noticed that the automatic unlock was not working so used the key, put the key in the ignition after a cough and splutter started up, as I reversed I noticed a pool of liquid on the floor.

Stopped the car to check the liquid appears to be coming from the bottom hose of the right hand side radiator, got back in the car to start it again and noticed that there was no fuel in it and a warning message about reserving what fuel was left.

Then all of a sudden the passenger window lowered in erratic movements, I put the key in the ignition to raise the window which it did.

This evening I went to move the car off the driveway in to the garage again used the automatic unlock, put about ½ gallon of fuel in but the car would not start. Then the, passenger window went down, driver’s window started to lower, all kind of error failure messages displayed one after the other. The car does not start and is dead as a dodo just a click from the front when I turn the key..

Any ideas?

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What year is your car?

The car will go into "sleep mode" after about 5 days. To conserve power. So, it is very normal for your key fob NOT to work. You need to "re-awake" the car. The easiest way it to put the key into the door, and unlock, before removing the key, hit the lock button on your key fob. This will re-awake the car and alarm system.

You might possibly need a new car battery. We need more info from you.

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As for the "liquid"...did it smell like gas? Coolant? Condensation? Drainage from rain or a recent car washing?

As a general rule, don't consistanty run your fuel levels low. Or low enough to consistantly give you low fuel warnings.

If you get/need a new battery, also purchase a battery maintainer (not a charger) and keep the car plugged in at all times between drives. Sounds like your car is a weekend toy, and may sit around several days unused.

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