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2001 porsche boxster
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Porsche Mechanic: Matt, Engineer - BEng Hons replied 10 months ago
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Hello

can you elaborate a little on whats wrong with your Boxster?

what has been tried ? how many miles are on the car? is there a check engine light

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Porsche Mechanic: Matt, Engineer - BEng Hons replied 10 months ago

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