All current engine oils are compatible with each other, i. What would you recommend for my area? For the correct way to jack up your Boxster, see. Porsche Boxster 987 Safety belt warning light 20. If the oil change light reset procedure is not working to reset your oil life monitor, make sure you are following each of the steps exactly and in the order displayed in the Oil Change Light Reset Porsche Boxster 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 procedure above. Just order me a new casing in case the old one was damaged. One thing that I suggest is to select your gears so as not to drive at 2500 rpm all the time some call this luggingand especially avoid full acceleration under 2000 rpm. Write in the search box the car name for which you want to find information, and find how to reset other service reminders by yourself.
It should fit without any major issues. I know the specs say that the oil draining schedule can be as long as 15,000 miles for this car, but is there also a time limit on the oil quality, i. April 19, 2011 Followup from the Pelican Staff: This could be moisture in the engine. Seems like this a merely a static, plastic part, with no moving pieces, meant to keep frothy oil out of the oil pump. And what is the oil capacity at filter change? Sometime a Porsche scan tool is needed. Any ideas on where to get it if there is such a thing.
Anyone has these show up in an oil change? Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. I drive a 1999 Porsche Boxster986 base 2. Follow the steps below to reset the oil life monitor after each oil change. Alternatively you could consider purchasing something like this if you are mechanically minded and want do it yourself. Porsche Boxster 987 Odometer and daily trip mileage display 12. Thanks Happy New Year December 31, 2010 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I typically say about every 3000-5000 miles, or about once a year. Any suggestions on what I should do next? The Mobil 1 website recommends 0 W-40.
All pictures and references to the Porsche name, and the car names and shapes are for restoration reference only, and do not imply any association with Porsche. June 3, 2009 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Absolutely. October 21, 2010 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If there is a leak in the master cylinder or the slave cylinder internal leak , then you will get this behavior. This will be your best bet when diagnosing. These cars should have 3-5k mile oil change intervals, and the oil filter should be inspected for metal debris at every oil change.
Or reset check engine light, airbag light, inspection key or insp errors when maint reqd, for Porsche cars. You will need the software, a , or tester to reset the service light. In the grand scheme of things, they are not that expensive, and I would consider yourself lucky! It will have the procedure, special tools and torque specs. See if it is a fuel delivery problem. Porsche Boxster 987 Light sensor for instrument illumination 13. In each case, the light goes off for a few days and then comes back on. Porsche Boxster 987 Check Engine warning light 15.
August 31, 2010 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Yes, you should drain out the excess oil. Also, the dealer and the factory too, as the diagnostic computer is in contact with the factory whenever the computer is in use, has a record the car's service indicator now was cleared without the service that was due being performed. Remove and discard the filter cartridge. Where can I purchase a new one? August 4, 2011 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I think the system used on the Boxster is not terribly good and installed there probably for ease of access and overall cost as well as environmental concerns? Porsche Boxster 987 Adjustment button for instrument illumination and trip counter 11. The touch was brief, but apparently I have either knocked out my alternator, or a main fuse in the distribution box located under the dash on the passenger side. Maybe spot about 3 to 4 inches on the driveway. Hold the position to the count of 3.
Also, the conditions that have this service indicator light on are variables and can differ from owner to owner. February 2, 2012 Followup from the Pelican Staff: - Nick at Pelican Parts kmgator Comments: I've changed the oil and filter numerous times on my 2003 boxster. . If it is not reset the system will be unable to properly track when your next oil change is due. Leak stops when car is left without use for a day or so. For stopping power, the Boxster 986 S braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Vented Discs at the rear.
Reach over the drivers side front tire in wheel well. September 16, 2009 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Engine Flush - I'm not sure what that means exactly? You will also need an 8mm allen wrench, and the correct size oil filter wrench. All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. If the light is not reset, then a Porsche compatible scan tool will be required to reset it. With the ignition key turned on but not engine running, Hold the power button down for a full three seconds when window is in door.
September 10, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: It can only be reset using a Porsche scan tool. However, noticed on my bills from Porsche, when they did oil changes, they charged me for 10 Qts of oil. The rattle will not be solved by oil. You have to go to the dealer to get this done. October 8, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I see the tab in the circle. I have replaced the mass air sensor, had it subsequently removed and re-inserted and replaced a loose hose.