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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-24-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By blue62
Then you have some parasitic draw on the battery....

Then you have some parasitic draw on the battery.
For the battery to drain in less than two weeks is not normal.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-22-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,874
Posted By blue62
Keep us posted on the diagnosis and such.;)

Keep us posted on the diagnosis and such.;)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-22-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,874
Posted By blue62
Well that is disappointing news:(

Well that is disappointing news:(
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-21-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 466
Posted By blue62
Interesting. I would have never thought that a...

Interesting.
I would have never thought that a twenty year old car had a "deep sleep" feature.
Always something new to learn about these cars.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-20-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 466
Posted By blue62
With all the electronic wizardry and various...

With all the electronic wizardry and various computers on the "newer cars" battery drain is very likely to happen when not locked and put into alarm mode.

But the OP'S Boxster is a 2000 as is...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-19-2020, 02:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,038
Posted By blue62
I wonder if a solenoid on one bank or the other...

I wonder if a solenoid on one bank or the other is not kicking the Variocam system in when your lose of power issues occurs???? Just a thought.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-18-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,038
Posted By blue62
Difficult issue to diagnose remotely but your...

Difficult issue to diagnose remotely but your sense that it may not be getting enough fuel may be a starting point.

Good diagnostic procedure says start with the simplest things first so:

With...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-16-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,038
Posted By blue62
Good to hear things are working out. I would be...

Good to hear things are working out.
I would be interested to know if things stay good a few hundred miles on.

Most codes if they are not harmful to the cats take two back to back drive cycles to...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-15-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,038
Posted By blue62
There is no run in period needed for the...

There is no run in period needed for the O2sensors;)
I would take it for a good cruise, 20-30 minutes should be enough time for the DME/ECU to readjust fueling to the new sensors. No need to...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-14-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,038
Posted By blue62
I don't see what it could hurt as long as you...

I don't see what it could hurt as long as you don't kink it.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-14-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,038
Posted By blue62
Slow and steady you'll get it.

Slow and steady you'll get it.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-13-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By blue62
It could very well be a problem with the starter....

It could very well be a problem with the starter. Or?????

But always go with the simplest most basic things first and work your way up step by step.

Sucks to replace something that can cost a...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-13-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By blue62
With any automotive problem you want to start...

With any automotive problem you want to start with the simplest things first.

So these are the steps I would start with.

Make sure the battery is good. If it is more than a few years old have...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-13-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By blue62
Do a search here on the forum. There are three...

Do a search here on the forum.
There are three or four threads currently discussing the issue.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-13-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,038
Posted By blue62
Yes automatic transmission fluid.

Yes automatic transmission fluid.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-12-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,038
Posted By blue62
I always use a 50-50 mix of Acetone and...

I always use a 50-50 mix of Acetone and transmission fluid.
Shake the hell out of it, apply several times over 24 hours.
Has always worked better then anything purchased off the shelf.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 329
Posted By blue62
Looks like they used "new" parts to test with, as...

Looks like they used "new" parts to test with, as they refitted all of his original parts.
Testing with known good parts is one way to go, if you have that resource.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 329
Posted By blue62
Interesting: I see why the shop is looking at...

Interesting:
I see why the shop is looking at cam timing.
I would want to verify proper camshaft timing at this point.
Along with proper function of the variocam system.

You could have an...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By blue62
I changed out the relays for the DME/ECU and the...

I changed out the relays for the DME/ECU and the fuel injectors when I purchased my 2000S two years ago.
Original relays so even though the car only had 47000 miles on it those relays were 18 years...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 329
Posted By blue62
tWv You also had a cam timing ,cam chain...

tWv
You also had a cam timing ,cam chain position code with your issue.
The OP shows no cam timing or cam chain position codes
Only misfire codes on one bank.
So it will be interesting to see...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By blue62
check and clean the ground connection of the...

check and clean the ground connection of the battery negative cable where it attaches to the body.
While your at it.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,874
Posted By blue62
I don't have an answer to your latest question. ...

I don't have an answer to your latest question.
But I am very interested in the outcome of your engine flush.
Keep us posted.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By blue62
So first just about any relay is going to look...

So first just about any relay is going to look normal.

What can happen to them is that the contacts inside the plastic case can get burned or more normally carbon up.

They are just as common...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 329
Posted By blue62
So all of your codes are misfire codes for cyl....

So all of your codes are misfire codes for cyl. 1-2-3 on the right hand bank.
I see no codes that point to issues with camshaft position or (variocam) issues.

You stated that your car is a 1998...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By blue62
Trunk left side behind the carpet trim.

Trunk left side behind the carpet trim.
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