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Old 07-22-2018, 06:48 PM   #1
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Engine has'nt started in 8 years

Hello, I'm seeking more advise. I have a 1998 Boxster and switched the key, immobilizer, computer and ignition in the vehicle from a donor Boxster. I put everything in my car and the dash lights turn on, headlights, windows all work. The car after the first accessory switch in ignition works, but I go to start and nothing!!!!! Could it be a fuse, relay or something. It all started when I purchase the original Boxster without a key. Then I bought the donor kit parts. The vehicle sat for 8 years. I'm trying to make sure the engine turn by the crank shaft bolt. I pulled all plugs out and sprayed the inside of the cylinders with oil. Still waiting to see.


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Old 07-23-2018, 09:05 AM   #2
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The transponder in the key has to be coded into the brain. Are you sure you bought a complete, matched kit?
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Old 07-23-2018, 06:36 PM   #3
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I purchased the five items from a person from Iowa. It was from a 1999 Boxster. Mine is a 1998 and was told on the forum that it should work. All the lights work etc, but wont turn over. Maybe a starter or fuel relay??? What do you think?

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Old 07-23-2018, 08:16 PM   #4
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I purchased the five items from a person from Iowa. It was from a 1999 Boxster. Mine is a 1998 and was told on the forum that it should work. All the lights work etc, but wont turn over. Maybe a starter or fuel relay??? What do you think?

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Check the basics -- fuel, spark, compression?

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There is a difference in the way I read/understood your 1st post and your 2nd. Your car won't crank or it won't start? Two different directions for correction.
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Does it click or make any sound like it wants to turn over? I think some more specifics on the exact problem might help. I would check your battery ground is clean and tight that can affect the starters ability to engage. Did you try manually rotating the crank to ensure the engine is free?
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The lights on the dash turn on, but when i try to start..nothing. No click or anything. Door locks work, windows etc.

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