2009-2012 Boxster – Manual

2009-2012 Boxster – Manual

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Display and measurement of the engine oil level

Risk of engine damage.

  • Regularly check the oil level each time before refueling.
  • Do not allow the oil level to fall below the minimum mark.

Conditions for measuring the oil level

  1. Vehicle stationary.
  2. It is important to ensure that the vehicle is horizontal for correct oil level measurement to occur.
  3. Engine must be at operating temperature (at least 140 °F/60 °C).
  4. Engine must be idling.

A failure of the oil level display is indicated by a warning message on the on-board computer.

Initiating oil level measurement

  1. Push operating lever forward in order to switch on the selection field.
  2. Select "OIL" with the operating lever.
  3. Push operating lever forward. Measurement is started.

  1. Allow waiting time to elapse.
  2. Once the measurement has been completed, you can read off the engine oil level on the segment display.

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