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.

 

Remedy

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the air bag sensors, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 5, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AKA4.

 

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.


3 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
PORSCHE 718 BOXSTER 2018
PORSCHE 718 CAYMAN 2018
PORSCHE 911 2018

2 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V179-2431.pdf 245.792KB

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V179-2931.PDF 228.341KB

Download (PDF, 223KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V179&docType=RCL


 

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