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.

 

Remedy

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will add a relay harness to the A/C blower control unit and reseal it to prevent water from leaking in, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 23, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AKA7. Note: Porsche recommends that owners park their vehicle outdoors until the recall remedy has been performed.

 

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.


46 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
PORSCHE PANAMERA 2011-2016
PORSCHE PANAMERA 4 2011-2016
PORSCHE PANAMERA 4S 2010-2016
PORSCHE PANAMERA GTS 2013-2016
PORSCHE PANAMERA S 2010-2016
PORSCHE PANAMERA S E-HYBRID 2012-2016
PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO 2011-2016
PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO S 2012-2016

2 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V322-4645.PDF 249.775KB

Download (PDF, 244KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V322-9299.pdf 246.373KB

Download (PDF, 241KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V322&docType=RCL


 

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