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Old 04-30-2011, 08:20 AM   #1
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HELP! car w/trouble starting, losing power

Very infrequently and unpredictably, my 2001 boxster wont start. When I turn key, sounds like everything is fine but has trouble actually turning over. Occasionally it will turn over but quickly dies. Sounds like I need to give it some gas, but when I do, the car doesnt even sound like Im touching the gas pedal. If it sits overnight, it starts in the morning fine. I got stranded last night. This am it started, but now I notice that Occasionaly when I accelerate, it feel like its losing power and hesitates. No warning lights. Took to Porsche specialty shop last month. They kept for a week and couldn't find anything wrong and of course it never happened to them. Any ideas?
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Old 04-30-2011, 08:29 AM   #2
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fuel filter?
perhaps ignition coil?

no CEL on?
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Old 04-30-2011, 03:54 PM   #3
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yeah, weird but no lights on. I would tend to think something with fuel system too. It's at the shop again, but they wont open till mon am.
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Old 05-02-2011, 10:58 PM   #4
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Turns out it was the fuel pump going bad. Replaced fuel pump and relay. Drives like new.
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