Manual: 2011/2012 Boxster

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Automatic control (automatic mode)
The rear spoiler extends at approx. 75 mph (120 km/h) and retracts again at approx. 50 mph (80 km/h).

If the automatic control fails, the warning light lights up.

Warning Light

The warning light in the on-board computer lights up when the rear spoiler does not extend over 75 mph (120 km/h) or its end position is not reached.

Manual control (manual mode)
When the ignition is on, the rear spoiler can be extended and retracted manually using the button in the center console.

Information
When the rear spoiler is extended manually, the automatic control does not operate and the rear spoiler must be manually retracted.



Extending

  • Press button briefly.
    The spoiler extends to its final position.
    The light-emitting diode in the button lights up.
    The rear spoiler remains extended even after switching off ignition.

Retracting

  • at speeds between 0 and 20 mph (0 and 30 km/h):
    Press and hold button until the rear spoiler has reached its final position.
    The light-emitting diode in the button goes out.
    The rear spoiler changes to automatic mode.


  • at speeds between 20 and 60 mph (30 and 100 km/h):
    Press button briefly.
    The rear spoiler retracts, the light-emitting diode in the button goes out.
    The rear spoiler changes to automatic mode.

  • at speeds over 60 mph (100 km/h):
    Press button briefly.
    The rear spoiler remains extended, the lightemitting diode in the button goes out.
    The rear spoiler changes to automatic mode.

Manually retracting an extended rear spoiler after switching on the ignition again

  1. Press button briefly.
    The light-emitting diode in the button lights up.
    The rear spoiler is now in manual mode.
  2. Press and hold button until the rear spoiler has reached its final position.
    The light-emitting diode in the button goes out.
    The rear spoiler changes to automatic mode.

Fixed rear spoiler



Risk of damage to rear spoiler.

  • Please consult the operator before using automatic car washes.
  • Do not push the vehicle by the spoiler.