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Old 12-06-2006, 04:25 PM   #1
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Engine Start

Anyone have this experience? I cant always start the engine from P and have to shift to N for my 2001 Boxster tiptronic. I have this problem on-and-off since 2 weeks ago.
Is this an engine problem, ignition, or battery??

Any idea, how much would cost to fix it? and is this an urgent problem
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Thanks for your idea first.
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Old 12-06-2006, 05:46 PM   #2
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Hi,

The Linkage for the Shifter is dirty, gunked-up and needs adjustment. It won't enageg the interlock switches which allow you to engage the starter. It is a Dealer Service. Mine ran me $168 2 years ago and the problem has not reoccurred. Hope this helps...

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