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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,250 miles

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2002 Porsche Boxster clutch problems

clutch problem

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2002 Porsche Boxster Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 132004

Boxster 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 24,250 miles


My clutch was making a terrible noise for a week after I initially purchased the car and then again about a week prior to the failure of the clutch. I only have 24000 miles on the clutch and it failed suddenly causing a burning cloud of smoke. I reported the problem initially to the Porsche dealer in new orleans, crescent city motors, and they told me that noises were common and that it was not a problem. I feel this caused my clutch to burn up prematurely, however, they feel like there was no problem in the materials and workmanship. I have heard that there are problems with the throw out bearing in Porsche Boxsters and this is the part that was making the noise.

- Metairie, LA, USA

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