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2013 Porsche Boxster TSBs

2013 Porsche Boxster

35 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2013 Porsche Boxster

The TSB information displayed below are summaries. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

STEERING

  • TSB #122-M6Z7N-06

    NHTSA ID #10117449

    • Date Announced: APRIL 28 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Concerns: Control unit for steering-column switch (also referred to as combined steering-column module)/steering wheel electronics Information: Only for vehicles manufactured in production plant Osnabrück (VIN designation "K"): Malfuncti

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STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

  • TSB #TI-40-13

    NHTSA ID #10055681

    • Date Announced: APRIL 28 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PORSCHE: ON SOME VEHICLES, THE STEERING WHEEL ELECTRONICS OR CONTROL UNIT FOR STEERING COLUMN SWITCH WOULD HAVE A MALFUNCTION, DURING CODING, IN HEATED STEERING WHEEL, ON BOARD COMPUTER, CRUISE CONTROL OR MULTI-FUNCTION STEERING WHEEL. MO

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SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC

  • TSB #TIS-10-13

    NHTSA ID #10052226

    • Date Announced: APRIL 08 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PORSCHE: ON SOME VEHICLES, WITH 6 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION, THE ELECTRIC PARKING CONTROL BRAKE UNIT HAS IMPLAUSIBLE FAULT ENTRIES DUE TO MONITORING FUNCTION IS TOO SENSITIVE AND NEEDS TO BE REPROGRAMMED. MODELS 2013-2014 BOXSTER (981),

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

  • TSB #TI-4-14

    NHTSA ID #10055359

    • Date Announced: MARCH 21 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PORSCHE: INFORMATION PERTAINING TO A VOLUNTARY WORKSHOP CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE RETURN LINE ON THE CLUTCH MASTER CYLINDER. MODELS INCLUDE: BOXSTER (981)/BOXXTER S (981) MODEL YEAR: 2013. *JS

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #122-P5G7U-07

    NHTSA ID #10143521

    • Date Announced: JUNE 28 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Oil in the wiring harness. If oil is found in the engine wiring harness during a repair, the wiring harness and all the affected components (including the oil pump control valve) must be replaced.

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  • TSB #WC-07-03-12

    NHTSA ID #10044999

    • Date Announced: JUNE 27 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PORSCHE: RELAY FOR ENGINE-COMPARTMENT BLOWER. THERE IS THE POSSIBILITY THAT THE RELAY FOR SETTING 1 OF THE ENGINE-COMPARTMENT BLOWER IS NOT INSERTED CORRECTLY IN THE RELAY CARRIER ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES. *JS

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  • TSB #TI-43-12

    NHTSA ID #10044663

    • Date Announced: JUNE 27 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PORSCHE: THE RELAY SETTING FOR ENGINE COMPARTMENT BLOWER FAIL TO BE INSERTED CORRECTLY IN RELAY CARRIER AND WARNING SHOWN IN MULTI FUNCTION DISPLAY. *PE

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #122-P5G7U-07

    NHTSA ID #10143297

    • Date Announced: JUNE 28 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Oil in the wiring harness. If oil is found in the engine wiring harness during a repair, the wiring harness and all the affected components (including the oil pump control valve) must be replaced.

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

  • TSB #122-Q2E5G-06

    NHTSA ID #10117462

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 11 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Concerns: Switching element for filler flap Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Defective switching elements for the filler flap may have been installed on the affected vehic

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #WF77

    NHTSA ID #10074885

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 16 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #122-W6Q4V-06

    NHTSA ID #10109279

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 11 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Concerns: PDK control unit Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. A shift rod movement at a shift gate that was not selected can be detected incorrectly on the affected vehicle

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POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #122-P8V6J-06

    NHTSA ID #10117468

    • Date Announced: MARCH 20 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Concerns: Clutch master cylinder return line Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. A return line for the clutch master cylinder that does not meet the required specifications w

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #122-T7Y5Q-12

    NHTSA ID #10125213

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 06 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Information: This document updates information previously published in EQ 1105, EQ 1105, and EQ 1401. To provide stable voltage and sufficient current throughout certain service operations, you should connect the vehicle to a battery charg

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  • TSB #TI-59-14

    NHTSA ID #10056345

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 07 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PORSCHE: ACCORDING TO NEW SOFTWARE, (VERSION 2900), FRONT END ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (FRONT BCM) MUST BE FLASHED, IF REAR END ELECTRONICS CONTROL UNIT (REAR BCM) NEEDS REPLACING. MODEL 2013-2014 911 991), BOXSTER (981), CAYMAN (981).

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  • TSB #TI-12-11-13

    NHTSA ID #10054518

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 11 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PORSCHE: INFORMATION CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE FOR REPROGRAMMING THE PDK CONTROL UNIT. BOXSTER (981)/BOXSTER S (981) AND CAYMAN (981)/CAYMAN S (981). MODEL YEARS 2013-2014. *JS

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  • TSB #122-W6Q4V-06

    NHTSA ID #10109279

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 11 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Concerns: PDK control unit Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. A shift rod movement at a shift gate that was not selected can be detected incorrectly on the affected vehicle

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #122-N9Z4L-07

    NHTSA ID #10120794

    • Date Announced: JUNE 13 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Concerns: AGM starter battery (referred to below simply as 'battery') Situation: Support for the care andmaintenance of the AGMstarter battery (at the dealership): From the time the vehicle is delivered to the Porsche Centre until it is h

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

  • TSB #122-P5G7U-07

    NHTSA ID #10143521

    • Date Announced: JUNE 28 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Oil in the wiring harness. If oil is found in the engine wiring harness during a repair, the wiring harness and all the affected components (including the oil pump control valve) must be replaced.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

  • TSB #TI-58-12

    NHTSA ID #10055907

    • Date Announced: MAY 16 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PORSCHE: PROCEDURAL INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE REPLACING OF FAULTY CRACKED IGNITION COILS ON CERTAIN VEHICLES. MODEL 1997-2013 BOXSTER (986), BOXSTER/CAYMAN (987), CARRERA (996 & 997). *PE

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

  • TSB #TI-9-13

    NHTSA ID #10052188

    • Date Announced: APRIL 19 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PORSCHE: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE START STOP FUNCTION CANNOT BE ACTIVATED USING CENTER CONSOLE BUTTON DUE TO BEING DEACTIVATED AT TIME OF MANUFACTURING, AND NOT RE-ACTIVATED AFTERWARDS AND MUST REPLACE DME CONTROL UNIT. MODELS 2013-2014 B

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

  • TSB #TI-9-13

    NHTSA ID #10052188

    • Date Announced: APRIL 19 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PORSCHE: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE START STOP FUNCTION CANNOT BE ACTIVATED USING CENTER CONSOLE BUTTON DUE TO BEING DEACTIVATED AT TIME OF MANUFACTURING, AND NOT RE-ACTIVATED AFTERWARDS AND MUST REPLACE DME CONTROL UNIT. MODELS 2013-2014 B

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DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #122-G7H3U-06

    NHTSA ID #10117473

    • Date Announced: JULY 10 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Concerns: Instrument cluster Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. The following fault symptoms can occur on the affected vehicles due to a software error in the instrument cl

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  • TSB #TI-2-14

    NHTSA ID #10055657

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PORSCHE: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER SOFTWARE NEEDS REPROGRAMMING DUE TO DISPLAYING INCORRECT INFORMATION AND CAN STOP WORKING OR WILL WORK, AFTER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, ON SOME VEHICLES. MODEL 2012-2014 BOXSTER, CAYMAN, 911. *PE

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  • TSB #122-K4P9N-06

    NHTSA ID #10109343

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 14 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Concerns: Convertible top status messages in instrument cluster. Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. The instrument cluster on the affected vehicles may have been coded with

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #TI-59-14

    NHTSA ID #10056345

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 07 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PORSCHE: ACCORDING TO NEW SOFTWARE, (VERSION 2900), FRONT END ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (FRONT BCM) MUST BE FLASHED, IF REAR END ELECTRONICS CONTROL UNIT (REAR BCM) NEEDS REPLACING. MODEL 2013-2014 911 991), BOXSTER (981), CAYMAN (981).

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  • TSB #122-G7H3U-06

    NHTSA ID #10117473

    • Date Announced: JULY 10 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Concerns: Instrument cluster Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. The following fault symptoms can occur on the affected vehicles due to a software error in the instrument cl

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  • TSB #TI-2-14

    NHTSA ID #10055657

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PORSCHE: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER SOFTWARE NEEDS REPROGRAMMING DUE TO DISPLAYING INCORRECT INFORMATION AND CAN STOP WORKING OR WILL WORK, AFTER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, ON SOME VEHICLES. MODEL 2012-2014 BOXSTER, CAYMAN, 911. *PE

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  • TSB #122-W6Q4V-06

    NHTSA ID #10109279

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 11 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Concerns: PDK control unit Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. A shift rod movement at a shift gate that was not selected can be detected incorrectly on the affected vehicle

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  • TSB #122-K4P9N-06

    NHTSA ID #10109343

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 14 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Concerns: Convertible top status messages in instrument cluster. Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. The instrument cluster on the affected vehicles may have been coded with

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STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

  • TSB #TI-7-13

    NHTSA ID #10052000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 26 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PORSCHE: THE WATER DRAIN VALVES ARE BLOCKED DUE TO AN INCORRECT PARAMETERS PROCESS USED WHEN APPLYING CAVITY SEALING AND FAILED TO DRY COMPLETELY. MODEL 2013 BOXSTER (981), BOXSTER S (981). *PE

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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

  • TSB #122-M6Z7N-06

    NHTSA ID #10117449

    • Date Announced: APRIL 28 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Concerns: Control unit for steering-column switch (also referred to as combined steering-column module)/steering wheel electronics Information: Only for vehicles manufactured in production plant Osnabrück (VIN designation "K"): Malfuncti

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COMMUNICATIONS:HORN ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #122-M6M5Z-06

    NHTSA ID #10117455

    • Date Announced: JUNE 20 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Concerns: Horn (also referred to as fanfare) Information: Modified assignment of connector contacts due to installation of new type of horn. As a result, if the horn needs to be replaced, an adapter cable must also be installed.

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #WF86

    NHTSA ID #10074878

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #122-M6Z7N-06

    NHTSA ID #10117449

    • Date Announced: APRIL 28 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Concerns: Control unit for steering-column switch (also referred to as combined steering-column module)/steering wheel electronics Information: Only for vehicles manufactured in production plant Osnabrück (VIN designation "K"): Malfuncti

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #122-B9V4V-06

    NHTSA ID #10142252

    • Date Announced: MAY 10 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has

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