The method varies by year. On the 2000 model there is an emergency release under the drivers side headlight. You have to remove the wheel and front of the splash shield to access it (you do not need to remove the whole splash shield). It is a black flexible wire loop, just pull it and it will unlatch the hood.
On some there is also a red pin that can be pulled up in the fuse panel that if given 12v will give power to the switch.
When my 1999 model battery went dead while sitting in the garage - I put 12V to the C3 fuse. Pull the fuse and using 2 pieces of # 15 wire, wrap each prong at the plastic base and twist tight. Wire nut a two foot long piece of wire to the two shorter ones you attached to the fuse. Put your fuse back in (pulling an adjacent fuse will make it easier to put back in). Now connect a 12V battery, negative to the frame door latch and positive to the long wire. I used jumper cables to another car, negative from the battery to the frame door latch and positive to the long wire. To reset the trunk and hood locks, use a screwdriver to push the door lock closed by inserting in the hole you can see in the end of the door and moving the screwdriver toward the car. Now use the key to unlock, lock and unlock again. You should hear the central locking mechanism unlock.
Oct 23, 2010
I have a 1998 Boxter. Here is how I opened the truck: take a piece of solid copper wire about 10 " long and flatten both ends with a hammer to the same thickness as the fuse blades. Make a "u" shape loop and insert the flattened ends into the fuse holder. Then hook up your battery charger negative lead to the door latch hook and the positive to your copper loop. Put the charger on trickle 0.3 amp charge.
The alarm will go off, so put the key in the door and lock and unlock the door. This shuts off the alarm and you can unlock the trunk. email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need more help. Regards, Dave R.
Open the door and pull the hood release.
under the front hood, under a battery cover just beyond the spare tire.
There is no such car as the 1995 Porsche Boxster. The Boxster was introduced mid-year 1996 with all models sold as 1997 models. The only Porsches available in 1995 were 911s.
To change the battery in a Porsche key, first remove the emergency key and the cover on the back of the key housing. Change the battery and replace the cover and emergency key.
there is usually a set of connections in the fuse box. My 911 has a little plug that pulls out and you connect a 12V back up battery to unlock the hood. Use a spare battery or a vehicle battery (with engine off).
Just replaced mine with bosch 48-690B from Pep boys for $89. The dealer wanted $235 + $55 for the acid. F them.
Anyplace that sells batteries can get you the correct size for your Porsche. You do not have to purchase a battery from Porsche.
On the 2002 boxter in the fuse panel at drivers left foot, there is a red tagged thing...pull it out and hook jumper cables to it. This will give your car the power it needs to pop the hood. so that you can get to battery. the other option is there is supposed to be a catch wire near the headlight that you can catch with a hook and pull, this should pop hood.
There are 2 buttons on the driver side door sill. The front one is for the front trunk and the back one is for the rear trunk. As long as your battery is not dead, it will open.
Yes, unless it is a Porsche built in the 50s.
Pull out red post in your fuse panel, hook + lead from a 12 volt charger to it, hook - end to door post turn on charger and release hood with switch in kick plate. Access battery and boost.
This should help: http://www.realtime.net/~rentner/Blog/B600322026/C958212035/E2026823469/index.html Emergency release if battery is dead: Reach over the drivers side front tire in wheel well. Reach around trim in upper wheel well to find a cable, running front to back, pull toward you and it should release the front hood.
open the lid and change it.
To charge the battery on a Porsche Cayenne S you need to open the hood and on the driver's side open the tallest panel and put the cables on the two points.
You can not replace just the tire pressure sensor on a Boxster. You will need to replace the whole sensor. The sensor is located inside the tire assembly.
Do you have to remove the battery and battery holder?la
It has a dead battery, gas will not help this condition. LOL. They is a manual release in the passenger door that will open the fuel door, but you still need a battery.
In the trunk under a plastic cover
Under the driver seat
near the fuse box
behind the battery
Front Left corner of the trunk.
The easiest way is to reactivate the electronics by sending power through the cigarette lighter plug. There are adapters and jumper plugs available for this at any parts store. You can also access your fuse panel in the drivers foot well and add power through the panel.