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  1. There are two common problems related to the ignition and steering lock assembly on a 986 and 996. Here I'll cover the worse of the two issues, but touch upon the simpler one along the way. Recently I've been having trouble turning the ignition. The key has been getting harder to turn in the lock, and often fails to return to its normal running position automatically after starting the car. It had to be manually twisted back slightly after starting as otherwise the heating system and headlights won't work. There are several How To's online on fixing the two issues, so as such this wo
  2. I thought I'd share my headlight experience. I know this has been covered before, but it's worth noting that a new headlight switch costs over £100. My headlight switch has recently become unreliable, needing a few repeated turns to activate the headlights. I knew that it wouldn't be long before it gives out all together, so took it off the car. After bending the tabs, I exposed the electrical contacts. Basically, it needed a good clean up with contact cleaner, just general stuff, nothing fancy. I used cheapo stuff from Toolstation, £2.51 I think. Just hope the f
  3. Hello all, Here's a little video which I hope will help others who've come across this problem before.
  4. My latest guide shows you how I changed the coolant on my 986 Boxster. I also flushed it with de-ionised water.
  5. Used the search but couldn’t find a guide on how to change the engine oil on a 986 Boxster so thought I’d post how I do it. I’ve also made a video of all this and it’s at https://youtu.be/-1crjE8HDCI Porsche recommend changing the oil every 12,000 miles or every two year whichever comes first but I change the oil every 6000 miles to help protect the IMS bearing. As I track my car occasionally I use Fuchs Titan Race Pro 5W40 and I get it from Opie Oils. The process is actually quite simple : · Heat the engine · Drain the oil ·
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