AJ12 – Incorrect Thread may Allow Ski Bag to Detach – 2017-2018 Porsche Cayenne & Macan

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V844
Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 142

 

Incorrect Thread may Allow Ski Bag to Detach

If the ski bag detaches during a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Plug-in Hybrid, Cayenne GTS, Cayenne Plug-in Hybrid Platinum Edition, Macan Turbo and Macan GTS vehicles, 2017-2018 Cayenne S, Macan, Cayenne Platinum Edition and Macan S vehicles and 2018 Cayenne vehicles equipped with the optional ski bag. The ski bag fastening strap may have been sewn with incorrect thread, possibly resulting in the strap seams tearing and the ski bag being unsecured in the event of a crash.

 

Remedy

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ski bags, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 27, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AJ12.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Porsche has a Recall


Recall Acknowledgement

December 7, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V844-8955.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V844&docType=RCL


 

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