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    30 mph beeping sound?

    Hey folks,

    My father just got his new 2005 boxster S today and we noticed a funny thing. Everytime he hits 30mph, there is a beep sound that occurs. Does anyone know what this is? How can it be turned off? It is pretty annoying after a while.

    Thanks in advance for your help.

    Re: 30 mph beeping sound?

    HI,

    Congratulations on your new Boxster! I suspect that your Dad also got the On-Board Computer option. One of the features of this Computer is a Speed Gong function.

    The Speed Gong allows you to set a speed you wish not to exceed. If you do exeed this speed, a 'Gong' sounds to alert you.

    I'm guessing that this function has been activated which I believe has a default of 30MPH. To disable it, switch the OBC stalk (lower left on the Steering Cloumn) to the Speed Gong setting by moving it up/down until the Display reads ---->30MPH. Then pull the stalk toward you until the display resets to---->MPH and you'll have turned the function off and eliminated the beep. Hope this helps.

    Happy Motoring! ...Jim'99

    Re: 30 mph beeping sound?

    Have a look in the manual. It's one of the settings that you can control with the computer stalk on the steering column. Yes you can turn it off. It's to give you an audible warning if you are breaking the (user-specified) speed limit.

    Re: 30 mph beeping sound?

    It may be your dad'd pacemaker that goes haywire whenever the speed gets too high.

    Re: 30 mph beeping sound?

    It's the speed limit indicator - turn it off using the computer stalk on thee lower left of the steering wheel column.

    Re: 30 mph beeping sound?

    Thanks guys. We figured it out. Appreciate the help.

     
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