2009-2012 Boxster – Manual

2009-2012 Boxster – Manual

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Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)
Indicator for PDK selector lever position and engaged gear
When the engine is running, the selector lever position and the engaged forward gear are indicated in gates D or M.

Warning Messages
If the selector lever is between two positions
– Effects:
The corresponding selector lever position flashes on the instrument cluster and the warning "Selector lever not engaged"
appears on the on-board computer.
Operate the footbrake and engage the selector lever properly.

If there is a fault in the transmission
– Depending on priority, the warning "Transmission emergency run" in white or red lettering or the warning "Transmission
temperature too high" is displayed on the on-board computer.

Warning "Transmission emergency run" white
– Effects:
Restricted gearshift comfort,
Failure of reverse gear.
Have the fault repaired immediately at an authorized Porsche dealer.

Warning "Transmission emergency run" red
– Effect:
Vehicle can be driven only until it comes to a stop.
It is not possible to continue driving. Immediately stop the vehicle in a suitable place. Have the vehicle towed to an
authorized Porsche dealer.

Warning "Transmission temperature too high"
– Effects:
"Warning jerks" can be felt when driving off and the engine power may be restricted.
Do not hold the vehicle with the accelerator on a hill, for example. Hold the vehicle with the brake. Reduce engine load.
If possible, stop the vehicle in a suitable place. Allow the engine to run in selector lever position P or N until the
warning disappears.

  • Please see the chapter "REDUCED DRIVING PROGRAM" on page 148.
  • Please see the chapter "PORSCHE DOPPELKUPPLUNG (PDK)" on page 143.
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