AKA7 – A/C Control Unit May Short Circuit and Cause Fire – 2010-2016 Porsche Panamera

April 24, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V322000

A/C Control Unit May Short Circuit and Cause Fire

An electrical short increases the risk of fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V322

Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 33,206

 

Summary

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2010-2016 Panamera 4S and Panamera S, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4 and Panamera Turbo, 2012-2016 Panamera Turbo S and Panamera S E-Hybrid, 2013-2016 Panamera GTS, 2013 Panamera Platinum Edition and Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, 2014-2016 Panamera 4S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive and Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2015 Panamera Diesel and 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition and Panamera Turbo S Exclusive Series vehicles. Water may enter the A/C blower control unit, causing an electrical short circuit.

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AKA5 – Control Unit May Fail – 2018 Porsche Panamera

March 6, 2019

Control Unit May Fail

Impaired vehicle driveability can increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V180000

Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 182

 

Summary

Porsche Cars North America, Inc is recalling certain 2018 Panamera, Panamera 4, Panamera 4 E-Hybrid, Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4 E- Hybrid Sport Turismo, Panamera 4S, Panamera Turbo, Panamera Turbo Executive, Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo, vehicles. Incorrect soldering of a control unit may result in the intermittent failure of various systems, possible affecting vehicle driveability.

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AKA4 – Air Bag Sensors May be Loose – 2018 Porsche Boxster, Cayman, & 911

March 6, 2019

Air Bag Sensors May be Loose

In the event of a crash, the air bags may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V179

Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 417

 

Summary

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2018 718 Boxster, Boxster S and Boxster GTS, 718 Cayman, Cayman S and Cayman GTS, 911 Carrera, Carrera T, Targa 4 GTS, Carrera 4, Carrera S, Carrera 4S, Carrera GTS, Carrera 4 GTS, Carrera Cabriolet, Carrera S Cabriolet, Carrera 4S Cabriolet, Carrera GTS Cabriolet, Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet, Targa 4, Targa 4S, Turbo, Turbo S, Turbo S Exclusive Series, Turbo Cabriolet, Turbo S Cabriolet and GT3 vehicles. The side air bag impact sensors may not have been properly tightened to the vehicle.

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AKA0 – Delayed Camera Display/FMVSS 111 – 2019 Porsche Cayenne

February 21, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V111000

Delayed Camera Display/FMVSS 111

A rearview camera display that does not function as designed can reduce the driver’s view of what is behind the car, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V111

Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Components VISIBILITY, BACK OVER PREVENTION

Potential Number of Units Affected 98

 

Summary

Porsche Cars North America, Inc (Porsche) is recalling certain 2019 Cayenne and Cayenne S vehicles. A software failure may cause the rearview camera image display to be delayed in responding. As such these vehicles fail to comply to Federal Motor Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, “Rearview Mirrors.”

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AKA1/AKA0 – No Visual Warning of Brake Pad Wear/FMVSS 135 – 2017-2018 Porsche Panamera & 2019 Cayenne

February 20, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V115000

No Visual Warning of Brake Pad Wear/FMVSS 135

If the driver is not alerted when brake pads are worn out, the driver may lose control of the vehicle while attempting to brake, increasing the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V115

Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, SERVICE BRAKES

Potential Number of Units Affected 14,110

 

Summary

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2018 Panamera 4 Executive, Panamera 4S Sport Turismo, Panamera 4 Hybrid, Panamera 4 Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4 Hybrid Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S Hybrid Executive, Panamera Turbo S Hybrid, Panamera 4 Sport Turismo and Panamera Turbo S Hybrid Sport Turismo vehicles, 2017-2018 Panamera, Panamera 4, Panamera Turbo Executive, Panamera 4S, Panamera Turbo and Panamera 4S Executive vehicles and 2019 Cayenne S and Cayenne vehicles. The instrument cluster may not provide a visual warning when the brake pads are worn out. As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, “Light vehicle brake systems.”

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