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Old 02-28-2018, 12:03 PM
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2001 Boxster Car starts & drives normally for 5 to 30 min. then just stops running. Will not restart unless allowed to sit for 1 to 5 min. Car will then re start and drive normally until next shut down. No codes shown. Has new fuel filter, clean K&N qir filter. Any ideas?
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Old 02-28-2018, 12:57 PM
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I can think think of two things:

Crank position sensor is #1 exactly the symptoms you describe.

Vapor lock. But that should throw codes. Maybe not a CEL, but definitely codes.
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Old 02-28-2018, 07:36 PM
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I had this same problem and as mentioned above it was the crank pos. sensor.
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