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Old 06-27-2011, 04:33 PM   #1
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2001 Boxster, key reprogrammed now car wont start

Bought a spare key had it cut, had dealer reprogram both keys noticed that my radio started acting up the alarm light would come on whiile the car was running and the radio wuold shut off soon after reprogramming.

Now 3 weeks later problem got consistently worse and finlay car will not start...

Any ideas?

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Old 06-27-2011, 10:15 PM   #2
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I would guess that you need a new ignition switch, the electrical part that fits on the back of the key part of the switch. I am on my thrird one. Not very expensive DIY project. Lots of posts and instructions on how to do it. Don't take it to the dealer, unless you want to get bent over. They will want to sell you a whole new switch assembly. The electrical part can be bought locally for around $30 or for around $10-12 on the net.
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Old 07-01-2011, 03:07 PM   #3
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Bought a spare key had it cut, had dealer reprogram both keys noticed that my radio started acting up the alarm light would come on whiile the car was running and the radio wuold shut off soon after reprogramming.

Now 3 weeks later problem got consistently worse and finlay car will not start...

Any ideas?

Thanks

TC

Well, did you figure it out yet?
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Old 09-09-2014, 08:18 AM   #4
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Just joined just bought a boxster 2001 s model....live out of USA, so can't bring car to dealer for anything as car was not purchased here it was imported from the USA...so is it true you need to bring the car to the dealer to get the extra key programmed?cant I just buy a key from the USA and give them my car full details and they program it without the car? Help!
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Just joined just bought a boxster 2001 s model....live out of USA, so can't bring car to dealer for anything as car was not purchased here it was imported from the USA...so is it true you need to bring the car to the dealer to get the extra key programmed?cant I just buy a key from the USA and give them my car full details and they program it without the car? Help!
no.
you need a key with a code, and the car at the dealer.
where are you from if may ask?

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