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2017-2018 718 Boxster – Manual

2017-2018 718 Boxster – Manual

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Emergency unlocking of the doors

Fig. 47: Emergency unlocking with faulty remote control


  • Place the vehicle key at the outside edge of the windshield on the passenger's side and, at the same time, press the button (Fig. 47).

If the vehicle still cannot be unlocked:

  1. Remove the emergency key from the vehicle key.
  1. Please see chapter "Using the panic button" on page 266.

Fig. 48: Door lock cylinder


  1. Unlock the driver’s door with the emergency key and open:
    lift the door handle and hold it.
    Insert the emergency key in the door lock, turn 90° in the direction of travel and remove the emergency key again (Fig. 48).
  2. Release the door handle and open the door by pulling the door handle again.
  3. Switch on the ignition within 10 seconds to prevent the alarm system from being triggered.

Further action in the case of vehicles with Porsche Entry & Drive:
If the ignition cannot be switched on or the engine does not start, the message Key not found or key fault Change key position will appear on the multifunction display.

  1. Turn the operating device back to ignition lock position 0.
  2. Start the engine again.

If the engine cannot be started, the message Key not found or key fault Change key position appears again.

  1. After approx. 1 second, the message Operating device: turn to the left, pull out, insert key appears.
  2. Turn the operating device back to ignition lock position 0 and remove it from the ignition lock.
  1. Please see chapter "Emergency release of the vehicle key/operating device" on page 267.
  1. Switch on the ignition with the vehicle key (not the emergency key).

Emergency locking of the doors

  1. Remove the emergency key from the vehicle key.
  1. Please see chapter "Using the emergency key" on page 266.
  1. Open the driver’s door.
  2. Lift the door handle on the driver’s door (Fig. 48 on page 81).
    Insert the emergency key in the door lock, turn 90° against the direction of travel and remove the emergency key again.
    Successful locking is indicated by two flashes of the emergency flasher.
  3. Release the door handle and close the door.
    The driver’s door is locked.
  4. For emergency locking of the passenger’s door, insert the emergency key in the door lock of the driver’s door again, turn 90° against the direction of travel and remove the emergency key again.
    The passenger’s door is locked.
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