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My car is one year old with 2500 miles...and the reminder for oil change came on.
I bought the oil, oil filter and plan to change the oil myself ... but knowing that I cannot reset the reminder for oil change.
I found indy shop (Koncept Motorwurks) with PIWIS 2 that can reset the computer and do oil change for $189...took about 2 hours.
I recommend it to anyone lives in Los Angeles, CA ...much cheaper than going to the dealer.

https://www.yelp.com/biz/koncept-motorwurks-independent-porsche-specialist-agoura-hills-12?sort_by=date_desc
 

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My Boxster will be one year old April 1 and I have 5200 miles on the clock. I have to make an appointment with my dealer for an oil change and state inspection. I am curious--what are people finding for one year maintenance costs?
 

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I really thought my dealer said the first oil change was free.....have to check on that. Anyone else get a free first oil change?

Sorry....aeronca65tl meant to hit quote and hit the edit button
 

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I really thought my dealer said the first oil change was free.....have to check on that. Anyone else get a free first oil change?


The first service is free in the states and probably in other countries as well. I did change my oil before the year was up at 2361 miles and 2501 miles (after two month), and normally would have had to pay but posted elsewhere the reason I received two free oil changes.
So bottom line the first service, which includes an oil change, is free, and I will take full advantage of it at the 12 month of ownership (August 2018). When is the first service in other countries is it at the 12 or 24 month interval?
 

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I am fairly sure my 2017 is not free. I do remember reading as well that it started with MY 2018.
This is correct. 2018 Porsches have their first maintenance (1 year/10k miles for our cars in the U.S.) free; 2017 Porsches do not.
 

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FREE? Get real.:)
Translated that means: Included in the price.
TANSTAAFL*

*There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch >:D
 

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Greg, that can’t be true, I heard we were all invited over to your house for lunch tomorrow. Will it be a catered affair?
Shhhhh. That wasn't for everybody.

But if you can get here for tomorrow lunch I'll do cheese sandwich for you.:laugh: and a glass of good Australian wine.
 

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Man O Man...sorry about that, what do they say "loose lips, sink ships"? Cheese sandwich and Australian wine sounds good to me!
 

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We have a 2017 Boxster and received a “Free” oil change after one year from the dealer. They were very clear that it was 12 months or 10,000 miles for the first service included with the purchase of the car.
 

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We have a 2017 Boxster and received a “Free” oil change after one year from the dealer. They were very clear that it was 12 months or 10,000 miles for the first service included with the purchase of the car.
Lucky you!
Me thinks your dealer may be in for a surprise when they try to bill PCNA for this. 1st service was definitely not included with the 2017s. In fact I paid $300 for mine.

Also worth mentioning that it seems it is not included with MY '19 anymore as well. At least it currently disappeared from the standard equipment list.

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No it didn't I just found it for the MY '19: Incl. first scheduled maintenance at 10,000 miles or 1 year
 

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After my first oil change, I'll have to decide what I want to do long-term. On the one hand, I don't want to risk any warrantee problems to save a few hundred dollars a year.

But I always change the oil on my Chevy van at home. And on that vehicle (and I guess, many GM vehicles) there is a fairly simple "clearing" method using key-on (with no start) and then floor the gas pedal three times (then key off).

Is there any similar, home-brew method for Porsche? (or is there a way to use an OBD scanner to do this?)

Apparently the independent shops can "clear" the oil change monitor, and I tend to doubt they buy any dedicated, exotic Porsche-only equipment.
 

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After my first oil change, I'll have to decide what I want to do long-term. On the one hand, I don't want to risk any warrantee problems to save a few hundred dollars a year.

But I always change the oil on my Chevy van at home. And on that vehicle (and I guess, many GM vehicles) there is a fairly simple "clearing" method using key-on (with no start) and then floor the gas pedal three times (then key off).

Is there any similar, home-brew method for Porsche? (or is there a way to use an OBD scanner to do this?)

Apparently the independent shops can "clear" the oil change monitor, and I tend to doubt they buy any dedicated, exotic Porsche-only equipment.
The indy shop I use, uses Durametric software. However Durametric hasn't updated their software for our 718s yet. It's being worked on, but later this year. We an buy the software too...maybe around $300. It connects via OBD.
 

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I've been checking out oil change costs for my '17 Cayman S (manual) at the dealers near me (Los Angeles area). I was told $420+tax at one and $625+tax at another. I know Porsche dealers like money, but this is stupid (maybe this is due to all the rich idiot posers here who don't know that the engine in their 911 or Boxster/Cayman is behind them). Looks like I'll have to check for an indy garage that has the Porsche computer to clear the reminder.
 
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