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2017-2018 718 Boxster – Manual

2017-2018 718 Boxster – Manual

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Trunk Entrapment

Unsecured Luggage Compartment Lid
If the warning message in the multi-purpose display lights up when the vehicle is in motion, the lid may impact in front of the windshield and can tear off.

  • Stop the vehicle immediately when the warning message lights up.
  • Check the luggage compartment.
  • Close the lid.

Unsecured Luggage
When loading the luggage compartment, make sure that items of luggage or other objects cannot become caught on the handle. This could cause the luggage compartment to open unintentionally.


Unsecured Luggage
The internal trunk release mechanism will not work if the vehicle does not have battery power.


Your vehicle is equipped with an internal trunk release mechanism.

A person trapped in the luggage compartment can release the lid from the inside using the unlocking handle.

The handle is fluorescent and glows in the dark.

Function
If the luggage compartment lid is unlocked with by using the internal trunk release mechanism, the latch striker pops into the catch-hook position and the lid can be opened from the inside immediately.

A warning message in the multi-purpose display lights up when unlocking handle is operated.

  1. Stop the vehicle immediately when the warning message lights up.
  2. Check the luggage compartment.
  3. Close the lid.

Emergency unlocking of the luggage compartment lid

If the battery is discharged, the front luggage compartment lid can only be unlocked with the aid of a donor battery.

Fig 115: Emergency unlocking of the luggage compartment lid - connecting the positive terminal

APlastic gripper (yellow)
CPositive terminal (red)



  1. Unlock the vehicle at the door lock with the emergency key.
  1. Please see chapter "Using the emergency key" on page 266.
  2. Please see chapter "Emergency operation of the doors" on page 80.
  1. Remove the plastic cover of the left hand fuse box.
  2. Extract the positive terminal C (red) in the fuse box using plastic tool A (yellow).
  3. Use the red jumper cable to connect the positive terminal of the external battery to the positive terminal C in the fuse box.

Information
If the vehicle was locked, the alarm system signal will sound when the negative terminal is connected.


Fig 116: Emergency unlocking of the luggage compartment lid - connecting the negative terminal


  1. Use the black jumper cable to connect the negative terminal of the external battery to the joint of door arrester D.
  2. Press and hold the button of the vehicle key for 2 seconds.
    The front luggage compartment lid is unlocked and the alarm system is deactivated.
  3. First disconnect the negative cable, then the positive cable.
  4. Insert positive terminal C (Fig. 115) in the fuse box and attach the plastic cover of the fuse box.
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