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Old 11-07-2015, 06:54 PM   #1
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Not sure what this does

This button (middle one) looks like a rear defrost button but I have a plastic rear window (2001) so I'm not sure what it is for.



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Old 11-07-2015, 06:56 PM   #2
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It is for your rear window defrost when you upgrade to the glass window top. They conveniently installed it for you. It is originally there for the hard top rear window option (glass)

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Old 11-07-2015, 07:13 PM   #3
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Doesn't it also defrost side mirrors?
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Old 11-07-2015, 07:30 PM   #4
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Ejection seat. Mine has that option. Been very tempted but never tried it yet.
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Doesn't it also defrost side mirrors?
Yes it does.
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Doesn't it also defrost side mirrors?
Yes, heats side mirrors and also hardtop defroster if attached.
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Ejection seat. Mine has that option. Been very tempted but never tried it yet.
It is like the one in Seymour Goldfarb (son of Seymour Goldfarb and heir to the Goldfarb girdle fortune) Jr's car; never works when you want it to.
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Actually this is the Ejection seat option button




If you peel the sticker off, it may reveal this option:



or my favorite for evasion and getting rid of tailgaters.
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Old 11-09-2015, 07:19 AM   #9
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Actually this is the Ejection seat option button




If you peel the sticker off, it may reveal this option:



or my favorite for evasion and getting rid of tailgaters.
So this is the button that grenades the AOS then? :-)
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Old 11-09-2015, 10:28 AM   #10
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There are lots of owners manuals for sale on eBay.
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Old 11-09-2015, 01:52 PM   #11
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useful

The guy who had the car before me, wired the de-mist switch up to operate the on board computer. It's sort of handy and I don't think I'll ever need the de-mist option.
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Old 11-09-2015, 02:39 PM   #12
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There are lots of owners manuals for sale on eBay.
I appreciate your input.

I can place an order on eBay today, wait 3-7 days for my manual to arrive and then look up what that button is for. That seems like a WAY better solution than to ask a whole bunch of Boxster enthusiasts!

Sorry if you felt I wasted your time.
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I appreciate your input.

I can place an order on eBay today, wait 3-7 days for my manual to arrive and then look up what that button is for. That seems like a WAY better solution than to ask a whole bunch of Boxster enthusiasts!

Sorry if you felt I wasted your time.
Don't worry about it, that's what the forums for questions. I wouldn't take it to heart. It is nice the wirings there if you ever replace the top with a glass window one you can connect the defroster.
Some of you guys have some cool James Bond options.
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I appreciate your input.

I can place an order on eBay today, wait 3-7 days for my manual to arrive and then look up what that button is for. That seems like a WAY better solution than to ask a whole bunch of Boxster enthusiasts!

Sorry if you felt I wasted your time.
Don't worry about wasting anyone's time on the forum. By definition you are not. Sometimes folks make a comment they shouldn't have. I sure am glad I have never done that.

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