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Forum: Boxster General Discussions Today, 07:27 PM
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Posted By blue62
Sorry just re read your post and see that you...

Sorry just re read your post and see that you have tested the fuel pressure regulator.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions Today, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 27
Posted By blue62
If I am interpreting the Porsche codes correctly...

If I am interpreting the Porsche codes correctly (I get them backwards sometimes).
The engine is running to rich and the DME has reached it's limit on how much fuel it can cut. Since it affects both...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions Today, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 305
Posted By blue62
Always great when thing come together. Nice...

Always great when thing come together.
Nice looking car;)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions Today, 04:28 PM
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Views: 379
Posted By blue62
Unplugging the MAF on a Porsche seems to work as...

Unplugging the MAF on a Porsche seems to work as a test of the MAF for the Porsche.
I did that to test a friends Ford pickup. Truck would not even start with the MAF unplugged.

Your 03 S should...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions Today, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 379
Posted By blue62
You don't specify the year of your car. I think...

You don't specify the year of your car.
I think Porsche used the hot film type MAF up to 1999
In 2000 they went to the wire type MAF.
)
Bosch developed the wire type MAF so I go with Bosch for...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat Yesterday, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 56
Posted By blue62
If I am understanding your question correctly. ...

If I am understanding your question correctly.

That is a Spade connector;)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions Yesterday, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 305
Posted By blue62
Good points. I still think with your low mileage...

Good points. I still think with your low mileage that the issue is relatively simple.
yes I consider AOS failure relatively simple;)

There were a few simple issues with my 2000S with 47000 miles...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions Yesterday, 06:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 305
Posted By blue62
Well as I stated it was only a guess. But look at...

Well as I stated it was only a guess. But look at the condition of the throttle body butterfly. Does it look like oil dirt residue??????? or just dirt???? Not sure myself. But I believe it is...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions Yesterday, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 305
Posted By blue62
With the failure of your AOS and the resulting...

With the failure of your AOS and the resulting oil in your intake my guess (and it is only a guess) is that oil mist has had an ill affect on your MAF sensor. Cleaning them with a good MAF cleaner...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-15-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 719
Posted By blue62
JFP Glad to see you jumped in on this. Yes it...

JFP
Glad to see you jumped in on this.
Yes it seems all car manufactures number one concern is emissions everything else being secondary.
The primary reason modern day cars run hotter then pre...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-15-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 719
Posted By blue62
I have done research, lots of it over the years. ...

I have done research, lots of it over the years.
It is why I am surprised that so many people are going to a thermostat that is outside the manufactures system operating parameters.
When you run...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-14-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 719
Posted By blue62
The system is designed to run within a certain...

The system is designed to run within a certain temperature range.
Are you saying you go to a lower temp thermostat to stay within that range??
Or do you go to the lower temp thermostat to run the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-14-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 719
Posted By blue62
I am still curious as to why people go to a lower...

I am still curious as to why people go to a lower temp. thermostat when they change the water pump.????
Are they tracking the car???
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-12-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 379
Posted By blue62
I just went and did a search under manometer. ...

I just went and did a search under manometer.
The spec calls for under 5in/wc at operating temp.
You need a manometer and an oil cap with a fitting for the vacuum hose.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-12-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 379
Posted By blue62
There is a spec for vacuum at the oil filler cap....

There is a spec for vacuum at the oil filler cap. It Has to be read with a manometer as a regular vacuum gauge is not calibrated fine enough. I do not know the spec but if it exceeds the spec then...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-12-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 719
Posted By blue62
Why did you go to a low temp thermostat?? What...

Why did you go to a low temp thermostat??
What temp thermostat did you go to????
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-12-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 305
Posted By blue62
Just looked at your video and see that you have...

Just looked at your video and see that you have 50000 miles on her. That is about what I have on the 2000S I bought a year ago. I am thinking with the low miles your problem should be something...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-12-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 305
Posted By blue62
Itsnotanova is correct a vacuum test with a...

Itsnotanova is correct a vacuum test with a proper vacuum gauge is an important test to do.
You are looking for 18-22 in/gh with a steady needle at idle.

The Variocam solenid/actuator works as...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-11-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 379
Posted By blue62
"If" your MAF sensor is the problem cleaning it...

"If" your MAF sensor is the problem cleaning it doesn't always correct the problem.
Perhaps it needs replaced????

As to your question about low humidity.
the MAF sensor accounts for changes in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-11-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 305
Posted By blue62
If your MAF sensor is faulty and causing your...

If your MAF sensor is faulty and causing your problems unplugging it will force the computer to go to a default fuel program. The car will usually run reasonably well with the MAF unpluged You can...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-09-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By blue62
Just because you get a code for a sensor doesn't...

Just because you get a code for a sensor doesn't necessarily mean the sensor is bad.
Depending on the code it could be any issue related to what the particular sensor can read.
For instance the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-30-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By blue62
Well simplest things first: 1.Get a proper...

Well simplest things first:
1.Get a proper Porsche tank cap so you have the proper pressure rating.
2. Harbor freight sells a coolant system pressure tester for not to much money. to test the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-30-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,123
Posted By blue62
well lets look at one possibility: more air in...

well lets look at one possibility: more air in and more air out creates more heat: more heat "possibly" could create ping or pre detonation. Picked up by the knock sensor when read by the ECU the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-30-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,123
Posted By blue62
[QUOTE=Cunningr;604197]I ran a k&n in my turbo...

[QUOTE=Cunningr;604197]I ran a k&n in my turbo mondeo and high octane petrol definately feel the difference.
My boxster i have kept the stock filter because i live in a dusty area and the oiling...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-28-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,123
Posted By blue62
As I stated;) in addition if it is an oil type...

As I stated;) in addition if it is an oil type air filter- as microscopic oil coated dirt particles begin to stick to the MAF it(the MAF) will give false readings and the engine will begin to run...
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