AKA3 – Reworking Luggage Compartment Bracket (Stop Delivery/Recall Campaign) – 2017-2019 Porsche 718 Boxster & 718 Cayman

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V113
Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE, STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 14,388

 

Fuel Leak After Crash

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of fire.

 

Summary

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017-2019 718 Boxster, 718 Boxster S, 718 Cayman and 718 Cayman S vehicles and 2018-2019 718 Boxster GTS and 2018-2019 718 Cayman GTS vehicles. In the event of a crash, a crossmember may detach from the luggage compartment bracket, possibly causing a fuel leak.

 

Remedy

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will secure the crossmember with additional rivets, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 21, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AKA3.

 

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.

 

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Technical Information

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25/19 ENU AKA3

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AKA3 – Reworking Luggage Compartment Bracket (Stop Delivery/Recall Campaign)

Model Line: 718 Boxster (982)/718 Cayman (982)
Model Year: As of 2017 up to 2019
Subject: Luggage compartment bracket
Information: Due to an inadequate connection between the lower longitudinal member and cross member, legal requirements relating to the integrity of the fuel system will not be met in the event of a head-on collision.
Remedial Action: Secure the lower longitudinal member to the cross member using additional blind rivets.
Affected Vehicles: Only the vehicles assigned to the campaign (see also PIWIS Vehicle information). This campaign affects 16,171 vehicles in North America.

 

Required parts and materials

Parts Info:
Qty. Designation Part No.
up to 6 ea.
(Asmany as required)
⇒ Blind rivet 00004323002
Materials: Required materials (usually already available in the Porsche dealership):

  • Corrosion protection wax (commercially available), e.g. Part No.: 00004330551 *
  • Corrosion protection paint (commercially available)*
  • Clean, lint-free cloth
  • De-greasing cleaning agent

* For warranty processing, the Part No. AKA30000001 with the “expendable items” designation can be invoiced as an additional part in the warranty claim. Maximum cost: USD $2.00.

 

Required tools

Tools:
  • PNA 713 001 5 – Rivet Tool
  • Commercially available HSS twist drill with a diameter of 7 mm
  • 90° countersink tool or triangular scraper
  • Battery-operated or hand drill
  • Water-resistant pen
  • Commercially available body brush (approx. 25 mm wide)
  • Center punch

AKA3

Mar 22, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCRIT-19V113-3383.pdf

Download (PDF, 566KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

March 21, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCAK-19V113-9664.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V113&docType=RCL


 

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