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2012 Porsche Boxster Base

SAFETY FEATURES
 
  • Driver Airbag
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Switch and Sensor
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Front Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Fixed Hoop Safety Rollbar
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2012 Porsche Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2012 Porsche Boxster Base
2012 PORSCHE BOXSTER:

Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
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

Bulletin Number: 122-D2A2M-10
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 opposite

Bulletin Number: 122-F7A6N-07
Announcement of new Special Tool 9942 for cheching the valve on the coolant reservoir for the 718.

Bulletin Number: 122-F9S5J-09
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 20

Bulletin Number: 122-G7H3U-06
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

Bulletin Number: 122-G7H3U-06
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

Bulletin Number: 122-M6M5Z-06
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.

Bulletin Number: 122-N7K2Y-06
Concerns: Ignition coil with Part Nos. 997.602.104.00 and 997.602.107.00 Information: Procedure for replacing faulty ignition coils. Cracks in the ignition coil housing (Figure 1) can cause corrosion, which can result in a rough-running

Bulletin Number: 122-N7K2Y-06
Concerns: Ignition coil with Part Nos. 997.602.104.00 and 997.602.107.00 Information: Procedure for replacing faulty ignition coils. Cracks in the ignition coil housing (Figure 1) can cause corrosion, which can result in a rough-running

Bulletin Number: 122-N9Z4L-07
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

Bulletin Number: 122-P5G7U-07
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.

Bulletin Number: 122-P5G7U-07
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.

Bulletin Number: 122-P5G7U-07
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.

Bulletin Number: 122-Q2E5G-06
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

Bulletin Number: 122-R4T3W-06
Concerns: Electronic logbook in Porsche Communication Management (PCM) 3.0 Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Implausible entries can appear in the logbook (e.g. negativemi

Bulletin Number: 122-R4T3W-06
Concerns: Electronic logbook in Porsche Communication Management (PCM) 3.0 Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Implausible entries can appear in the logbook (e.g. negativemi

Bulletin Number: 122-R4T3W-06
Concerns: Electronic logbook in Porsche Communication Management (PCM) 3.0 Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Implausible entries can appear in the logbook (e.g. negativemi

Bulletin Number: 122-R7W2C-07
Concerns: AGM starter battery (referred to below simply as ?battery?) Situation: Customer complaints concerning battery-related topics Recurring customer complaints concerning topics relating to battery capacity and quality.

Bulletin Number: 122-S9G7U-06
Concerns: Power distributor (? Installation position of power distributor) Information: In the event of complaints relating to the overall power supply on the vehicle and if a "corroded pin in the power distributor" is determined as the

Bulletin Number: 122-T7Y5Q-12
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

Bulletin Number: 122-V3B6B-07
Announcement of a 6 month warranty extension on VAS 581005P R1234yf Service Units for air conditioning.

Bulletin Number: 122-V5F8X-07
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.

Bulletin Number: 122-W9D2T-07
Instructions for using VAS 581005P in order to chech and service R1234yf Air Conditioning Unit.

Bulletin Number: 122-X2X7N-07
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. All coolant tools will be moved to the "Coolant Cart" because they need to be housed

Bulletin Number: 122-X4X7D-09
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. Remedial action In the event of a customer co

Bulletin Number: 122-X5P4C-11
Spare parts requirements for components on the power distributor (housing/pin/cable) or in the event of complaints relating to the overall power supply on the vehicle and if a "corroded pin in the power distributor" is determined as the c

Bulletin Number: TI-2-14
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

Bulletin Number: TI-2-14
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

Bulletin Number: TI-41-14
PORSCHE: IF POWER DISTRIBUTOR PIN, ON SOME VEHICLES, IS CORRODED AND CAUSE HAS BEEN DETERMINED, THEN PIN ON POWER DISTRIBUTOR MUST BE REPLACED. MODEL 2005-2012 911 CARRERA, BOXSTER, CAYMAN. *PE

Bulletin Number: TI-58-12
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


2012 PORSCHE BOXSTER S:

Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
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

Bulletin Number: 122-F7A6N-07
Announcement of new Special Tool 9942 for cheching the valve on the coolant reservoir for the 718.

Bulletin Number: 122-K4S5C-06
Concerns: Engine oil level sensor Information: Unnecessary replacement of the engine oil level sensor We have discovered that engine oil level sensors are increasingly being replaced, but in subsequent tests carried out by the manufactur

Bulletin Number: 122-Q2E5G-06
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

Bulletin Number: 122-T7Y5Q-12
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

Bulletin Number: 122-V3B6B-07
Announcement of a 6 month warranty extension on VAS 581005P R1234yf Service Units for air conditioning.

Bulletin Number: 122-V5F8X-07
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.

Bulletin Number: TI-41-14
PORSCHE: IF POWER DISTRIBUTOR PIN, ON SOME VEHICLES, IS CORRODED AND CAUSE HAS BEEN DETERMINED, THEN PIN ON POWER DISTRIBUTOR MUST BE REPLACED. MODEL 2005-2012 911 CARRERA, BOXSTER, CAYMAN. *PE


2012 PORSCHE BOXSTER SPYDER:

Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
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

Bulletin Number: 122-T7Y5Q-12
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

Bulletin Number: TI-41-14
PORSCHE: IF POWER DISTRIBUTOR PIN, ON SOME VEHICLES, IS CORRODED AND CAUSE HAS BEEN DETERMINED, THEN PIN ON POWER DISTRIBUTOR MUST BE REPLACED. MODEL 2005-2012 911 CARRERA, BOXSTER, CAYMAN. *PE

 
Recalls for 2012 Porsche Boxster Base
2012 PORSCHE BOXSTER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 11V409000
Component: SEAT BELTS
Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 05/31/2011 - 06/10/2011
Potential Units Affected: 235
Defect Description:
PORSCHE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 911 SPEEDSTER AND 911 GTS RS 4.0; AND MODEL YEAR 2012 BOXSTER (INCLUDING S AND SPYDER); CAYMAN (INCLUDING S AND R); 911 CARRERA (INCLUDING S, GTS, 4, 4S, AND 4 GTS); 911 TARGA 4 AND TARGA 4S; AND 911 TURBO AND TURBO S MODELS MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 31, 2011, THROUGH JUNE 10, 2011. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE MOUNTING HOLES IN THE SEAT BELT ANCHOR PLATES FITTED TO THE VEHICLE ARE TOO SMALL. IF THE HOLE DIAMETER IS TOO SMALL, THE ANCHOR PLATE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO ROTATE ABOUT THE FASTENING BOLT AS DESIGNED.
Consequence:
SHOULD THIS OCCUR, THE SEAT BELT MAY NOT BE ROUTED OPTIMALLY AROUND THE OCCUPANT, OR MAY POTENTIALLY LOOSEN AT SOME POINT IN THE FUTURE INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY DURING A CRASH.
Action to take:
PORSCHE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BELT ANCHORS AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE SEAT BELT. THE REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-767-7243.
2012 PORSCHE BOXSTER S
NHTSA Campaign ID: 11V409000
Component: SEAT BELTS
Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 05/31/2011 - 06/10/2011
Potential Units Affected: 235
Defect Description:
PORSCHE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 911 SPEEDSTER AND 911 GTS RS 4.0; AND MODEL YEAR 2012 BOXSTER (INCLUDING S AND SPYDER); CAYMAN (INCLUDING S AND R); 911 CARRERA (INCLUDING S, GTS, 4, 4S, AND 4 GTS); 911 TARGA 4 AND TARGA 4S; AND 911 TURBO AND TURBO S MODELS MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 31, 2011, THROUGH JUNE 10, 2011. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE MOUNTING HOLES IN THE SEAT BELT ANCHOR PLATES FITTED TO THE VEHICLE ARE TOO SMALL. IF THE HOLE DIAMETER IS TOO SMALL, THE ANCHOR PLATE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO ROTATE ABOUT THE FASTENING BOLT AS DESIGNED.
Consequence:
SHOULD THIS OCCUR, THE SEAT BELT MAY NOT BE ROUTED OPTIMALLY AROUND THE OCCUPANT, OR MAY POTENTIALLY LOOSEN AT SOME POINT IN THE FUTURE INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY DURING A CRASH.
Action to take:
PORSCHE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BELT ANCHORS AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE SEAT BELT. THE REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-767-7243.
2012 PORSCHE BOXSTER SPYDER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 11V409000
Component: SEAT BELTS
Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 05/31/2011 - 06/10/2011
Potential Units Affected: 235
Defect Description:
PORSCHE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 911 SPEEDSTER AND 911 GTS RS 4.0; AND MODEL YEAR 2012 BOXSTER (INCLUDING S AND SPYDER); CAYMAN (INCLUDING S AND R); 911 CARRERA (INCLUDING S, GTS, 4, 4S, AND 4 GTS); 911 TARGA 4 AND TARGA 4S; AND 911 TURBO AND TURBO S MODELS MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 31, 2011, THROUGH JUNE 10, 2011. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE MOUNTING HOLES IN THE SEAT BELT ANCHOR PLATES FITTED TO THE VEHICLE ARE TOO SMALL. IF THE HOLE DIAMETER IS TOO SMALL, THE ANCHOR PLATE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO ROTATE ABOUT THE FASTENING BOLT AS DESIGNED.
Consequence:
SHOULD THIS OCCUR, THE SEAT BELT MAY NOT BE ROUTED OPTIMALLY AROUND THE OCCUPANT, OR MAY POTENTIALLY LOOSEN AT SOME POINT IN THE FUTURE INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY DURING A CRASH.
Action to take:
PORSCHE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BELT ANCHORS AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE SEAT BELT. THE REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-767-7243.
 
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