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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-14-2020, 06:13 AM
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Posted By Jager
No doubt backfires would throw oil onto the air...

No doubt backfires would throw oil onto the air filter if you had oil in the intake/throttle body. I have not seen that since I have never had a Porsche motor backfire.

So Tim, has your motor...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-12-2020, 06:35 PM
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Posted By Jager
You shouldn't be seeing oil on the air filter...

You shouldn't be seeing oil on the air filter unless it was a K&N reusable filter, Tacky Oil is used on those. I can't imagine someone spraying tacky oil on a paper filter... but???

A bad AOS will...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-11-2020, 05:54 PM
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Posted By Jager
Yes, a bad AOS will trigger those fault codes. I...

Yes, a bad AOS will trigger those fault codes. I have seen it a few times.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-08-2020, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Jager
Tim, You might have other vacuum leaks besides...

Tim, You might have other vacuum leaks besides the AOS. If your mechanic did a smoke test he might have found a cracked hose(s). BUT, if you have major suction at the oil fill tube the AOS is bad.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2020, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Jager
Shows the hose in the photo: ...

Shows the hose in the photo:

https://www.pelicanparts.com/More_Info/99610702304M100.htm?pn=996-107-023-04-M100&bt=Y&fs=0&SVSVSI=1048
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2020, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Jager
They used to... The AOS came with the accordion...

They used to... The AOS came with the accordion shaped hose.

I have not replaced an AOS in the last 4 years so things must have changes. Does not surprise me, the parts suppliers look for more...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-07-2020, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Jager
What does your local specialize in?? The...

What does your local specialize in??

The diaphragm inside the AOS is cracked.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-05-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Jager
If there is a lot of suction, like a shop vac,...

If there is a lot of suction, like a shop vac, the Air Oil Separator is bad.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-24-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Jager
987?? This is a 986 Forum! I assume Tim has a...

987?? This is a 986 Forum! I assume Tim has a 986...???

We are not prejudice of our 987 Brothers... All are welcome here on this site. :):dance:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-24-2020, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Jager
A new AOS will come with one.

A new AOS will come with one.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2020, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Jager
Check the connections on the AOS but most likely...

Check the connections on the AOS but most likely you will need to replace the AOS . I have replaced five of them over the years on my vehicles. When you live at lower elevations, near the coast, the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-22-2020, 07:59 AM
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Posted By Jager
AOS is suspect. At idle remove your oil fill...

AOS is suspect.

At idle remove your oil fill cap... Is it difficult to remove? After removal does the opening sound like a Shop Vac? Put your hand over the opening... Is there a lot of suction?
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