I have a 2008 boxster, dead battery, tried to "jump" the fuse panel with the door hinge as negative, got no spark and with a full charged lithium ion battery can not open the hood (s) has anyone else

Asked by Jul 11, 2017 at 05:29 PM about the 2008 Porsche Boxster

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

has anyone else experienced not being able to jump the hood release and
what did they do?
thanks for the advise, Brian

1 Answer


Remove the pass side front wheel and peel back the plastic fender liner after removing a few fasteners at the front. The hood release is under the headlight.

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