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2000 Porsche Boxster repairs by problem area

Chart based on 143 repairs.

2000 Porsche Boxster engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 51 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2000 Porsche Boxster

Engine not specified

65000 mi

US $200
O2 sensor throwing code, after replacement still throws code.  
73000 mi

US $90
O2 sensors failed. Replaced and turned off CEL with OBD software. 

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2000 Porsche Boxster 2dr Convertible

250-horsepower 3.2L H6 6-speed manual RWD

42000 mi

US $48
plastic end of ignition switch failed - cracked 
47000 mi Check engine light; fault code was for faulty Mass Air Flow Sensor; sensor cleaned and replaced and codes cleared 
67000 mi

US $500
All 4 oxygen sensors were replaced due to check engine light on. 
15000 mi

US $350
Replacement of seals that keep oil out of fuel mixture. 
59000 mi

US $500
Vacuum leak due to cracked hoses.  
66000 mi

US $400
Water pump replaced. Independent Porsche mechanic replaced for only parts cost because he had replaced water pump 18 months ago and it should not have failed, so he ate the labor.  
76000 mi

US $500
oil leak onto catalytic converter, due to decayed spark plug tube seals. Parts were replaced. 
88500 mi

US $400
coolant reservoir replacement because tank cracked 
92700 mi

US $400
replaced motor mount.  
60760 mi Unusual exhaust noise when idle or low rev Problem came from heat shield around catalytic converter tube. Removed heat shield.  
74180 mi

€2800
Oil leak at RMS (Rear Main Seal). Requires removal of transmission & flywheel to be changed. Replaced clutch at the same time. 

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2000 Porsche Boxster 2dr Convertible

217-horsepower 2.7L H6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

30000 mi

US $1000
Crack in the coolant reservoir, losing coolant. 
30000 mi

US $100
Ignition key switch went out 
43000 mi

US $650
air-water separator 
45000 mi

US $2000
Rear Main Seal 

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2000 Porsche Boxster 2dr Convertible

217-horsepower 2.7L H6 5-speed manual RWD

69000 mi Air Oil Separator Failure 
69000 mi

US $700
Water pump replacement 
75000 mi Waterpump replaced earlier this year was leaking. Shop replaced under warranty. 
82000 mi

US $1200
Leaking coolant reservoir was replaced.  
89000 mi

US $1100
water pump was making noise, bearing/pump replaced 
110000 mi

US $650
ignition swirch/unit failed and replaced 
114000 mi

US $1200
radiator cracked, replaced by dealer 
117000 mi

US $960
MAF failure identfied by CEL and new air filter installed 
126000 mi

US $125
CEL: code P0430. Dealer says new catalytic converter needed 
56000 mi

US $270
Mass Air Flow sensor- Problem diagnosed by dealer at no charge. Repaired by owner, approx. repair cost $270. 
59000 mi

US $580
Replaced cracked coolant tank. 
65720 mi

€400
Water pump replaced radiator overfill tank, hoses replaced. 
71300 mi Check engine light appeared after exhaust backfired and lost power and compression in 2nd gear. Filled gas tank full with premium gas of 98 octane. Car ran good again but check engine light still on. Mechanic cleaned sensor for free. 

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2000 Porsche Boxster Engine Problems

83 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 Porsche Boxster. 35 of these members (42.2%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 80 engine repairs to 2000 Porsche Boxsters--an average of 1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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