TSB List for the 2016 Porsche Boxster

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2016 Boxster are official communications between Porsche & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

    • TSB #122-D2A2M-10

      Date Announced:
      SEP 07, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145557

      Subject: Front axle: Control arms (wishbone) and longitudinal arms Rear axle: Trailing arms (wishbone) and carrier side section Information: If the affected axle parts need to be replaced, an old partmay still be installed on the ... Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #122-P5G7U-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143521

      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. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #122-G2B4B-11

      Date Announced:
      OCT 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166908

      List of approved A40 engine oils for Porsche vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #122-X2X7N-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162221

      Notice to dealers that coolants will be moved out of the special tool cabinet in the dealer service department in order to make room for new special tools. Read More »

    • TSB #122-F7A6N-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162222

      Announcement of new Special Tool 9942 for cheching the valve on the coolant reservoir for the 718. Read More »

    • TSB #122-X4X7D-09

      Date Announced:
      AUG 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148789

      Cause The noises can occur if there is excessive spring force tolerance in the oil separator Date of introduction The optimized oil separators are used in production from November 25, 2015. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #122-V5F8X-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162220

      Information on new model designation logos which can be purchased and applied to the rear exhaust area of a vehicle, displaying the model designation on the outside of the vehicle. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #122-P5G7U-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143297

      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. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #122-A9R3U-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169762

      Information about new PIWIS Tester update 39.050.010 Read More »

    • TSB #122-S2J9B-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169761

      Information about new PIWIS Tester update 39.050.012 Read More »

    • TSB #122-M6J2U-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169755

      Information about PIWIS Tester update 39.000.020 Read More »

    • TSB #122-S3R9Q-11

      Date Announced:
      OCT 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166923

      New PIWIS Tester update 38.800.030 Read More »

    • TSB #122-H6S4J-11

      Date Announced:
      OCT 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166920

      New PIWIS Tester update 38.800.020 Read More »

    • TSB #122-D4N9X-11

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166915

      New PIWIS tester updates 38.800.000 &.010 Read More »

    • TSB #122-Z3C2E-10

      Date Announced:
      SEP 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165939

      Announcement of new Tech Live look, which will put technicians into live chats with technical support if they should have an urgent issue Read More »

    • TSB #122-L8R6J-10

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165938

      Bulletin highlighting new updates 38.750, 38.750.000 for the Porsche PIWIS Tester 3 Read More »

    • TSB #122-Z6Y7L-09

      Date Announced:
      AUG 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165167

      Bulletin outlining PIWIS Tester updates 38.600.030 & 035. Read More »

    • TSB #122-E4R8U-09

      Date Announced:
      AUG 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165166

      Bulletin outlining PIWIS Tester updates 38.600.020. Read More »

    • TSB #122-B3Y6H-09

      Date Announced:
      AUG 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165165

      Bulletin outlining PIWIS Tester updates 38.600.000, .010, & .015. Read More »

    • TSB #122-F9S5J-09

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148792

      Cause The control unit for the auxiliary alarm system has limited bus communication. Date of Introduction Control units for the auxiliary alarm system with updated software have been used in production since the beginning of December ... Read More »

    • TSB #122-T7Y5Q-12

      Date Announced:
      NOV 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125213

      Information: This document updates information previously published in EQ 1105, EQ 1105, and EQ 1401. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #122-P5G7U-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143521

      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. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #122-T4M9P-09

      Date Announced:
      AUG 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165171

      Instructions for retrofitting Sport Plus Mode on vehciles without sport chrono package already installed. Read More »

    • TSB #122-D6B2X-09

      Date Announced:
      AUG 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165172

      Instructions for retrofitting Sport Plus Mode on vehciles without sport chrono package already installed. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #122-F7W8G-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143519

      Customer Concern The driver and/or passenger door may creak while opening and closing. Technical Background Dirt and moisture on the door guide can cause it to become noisy (See item #4 in Figure 2). Read More »

    • TSB #122-F7W8G-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143295

      Customer Concern The driver and/or passenger door may creak while opening and closing. Technical Background Dirt and moisture on the door guide can cause it to become noisy (See item #4 in Figure 2). Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

    • TSB #122-F7W8G-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143519

      Customer Concern The driver and/or passenger door may creak while opening and closing. Technical Background Dirt and moisture on the door guide can cause it to become noisy (See item #4 in Figure 2). Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

    • TSB #122-W6N2F-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143286

      Subject: Convertible top covering Symptom: Seam? Overview -1- at the rear left of the convertible top covering becomes detached Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #122-F5T6X-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169751

      Instructions for manually setting the date and time on older model vehicles with GPS and PCM 2.1 or older. Read More »

    • TSB #122-Y9Z9P-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169758

      Information about new PIWIS Tester updates 39.000.022 and 39.050.000 Read More »

    • TSB #122-H4F7Z-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169773

      Updated worksheet for Chassis and VIN numbering system. Updated to include 2020 Models including the Taycan. Read More »

    • TSB #122-L7Q9T-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169772

      Updated bulletin with the full list of Porsche model type designations. Read More »

    • TSB #122-H6M8Z-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169776

      Porsche Intranet posting outlining the Warranty Credit stop that takes place at the end of every calendar year. Read More »

    • TSB #122-A7G3D-12

      Date Announced:
      NOV 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168693

      List of valid Advanced Technical Information bulletins (ATIs) as of 11/22/2019 Read More »

    • TSB #122-R9Z4U-11

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166941

      Parts withdrawal bulletin for the wishbone on 718 models. Read More »

    • TSB #122-W6N2F-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143510

      Subject: Convertible top covering Symptom: Seam? Overview -1- at the rear left of the convertible top covering becomes detached Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #122-V3B6B-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162219

      Announcement of a 6 month warranty extension on VAS 581005P R1234yf Service Units for air conditioning. Read More »

    • TSB #122-W9D2T-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162214

      Instructions for using VAS 581005P in order to chech and service R1234yf Air Conditioning Unit. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #122-C8J6P-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125191

      Vehicle Data Label Vehicle identification label is on the inside of the maintenance book. It Contains all important data about your car. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #122-B9V4V-06

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10142252

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #122-F5T6X-01

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169751

      Instructions for manually setting the date and time on older model vehicles with GPS and PCM 2.1 or older. Read More »

    • TSB #122-W6N2F-07

      Date Announced:
      JUN 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143510

      Subject: Convertible top covering Symptom: Seam? Overview -1- at the rear left of the convertible top covering becomes detached Read More »

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