Having problems with your 2000 Porsche Boxster ?
Rough engine idle and check engine light on and engine knock
Take it to a dealer unless there is someone that you know that can work on that kind of a car, sounds like the motor is going to have to be rebuilt if there is rod knock
My 99 boxster while at idle check engine lite came on and started running rough
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Rough engine idle and check engine light on and engine knock
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