AKC1 – Hazard Warning Lights May Not Activate – 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera

December 11, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V878000

Hazard Warning Lights May Not Activate

If the hazard warning lights cannot be activated, there is an increased risk of a crash in a hazard situation.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V878

Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,928

 

Summary

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2020 911 Carrera S Coupe, Cabrio, Coupe, 4 Coupe, 4S Coupe, 4 Cabrio, 4S Cabrio, and S Cabrio vehicles. Due to a software error, the hazard warning lights may not function may when activated by an operator. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

 

Remedy

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the control unit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 9, 2020. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AKC1.

 

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


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 2020

3 Associated Documents

Non-Compliance Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V878-3152.PDF 216.763KB

Download (PDF, 212KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V878-9058.pdf 320.78KB

Download (PDF, 313KB)


Manufacturer Reimbursement Plan

RMRP-19V878-0148.pdf 4067.841KB

Download (PDF, 3.88MB)


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V878&docType=RCL



 


 

For reprogramming and flashing Porsche vehicles without a factory diagnostic device, Porsche recommends the following devices:

Recommended Pass Thru Devices:

J2534 Device

CarDAQ-Plus 2 Diagnostic Code Reader and J2534 Programming Tool

AKC1 - Hazard Warning Lights May Not Activate - 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 1
Drew Technologies (DRWCDPLUSKIT) CarDAQ-Plus J2534 Flash Reprogramming Kit AKC1 - Hazard Warning Lights May Not Activate - 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 1
Drew Tech CarDaq-M 2 SAE J2534-1/2 Reflash Reprogramming Tool OEM Diagnostics AKC1 - Hazard Warning Lights May Not Activate - 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 1
VSI J2534 ECU Reprogrammer & Diagnostic Adapter AKC1 - Hazard Warning Lights May Not Activate - 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 1
Autel (AULMF2534) MaxiFlash Pro AKC1 - Hazard Warning Lights May Not Activate - 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 1
Dearborn d-Bridge Adapter J2534 OBDII Engineering Tool AKC1 - Hazard Warning Lights May Not Activate - 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 1

 

Porsche is not responsible for any content on these two external sites

Pass Thru – Check ECU

Pass Thru – ECU Check verifies the vehicle compliance with the latest air polution restrictions of the following organisations:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
California Air Resources Board (CARB).

Pass Thru – Check ECU checks the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) stored in the vehicles Digital Motor Electronic (ECU) against the PAG database.

Pass Thru – Check ECU is free of charge and does not require any login.

How to perform a Pass Thru – ECU Check:

  • Enter the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).
  • In case of EPA offical enter the CVN ID.
  • In case of CARB offical enter the Cal ID.
  • Click the “CHECK ECU Version” button.

If the VIN is valid you see:

VIN IS VALID – User has the latest Update

How to find the VIN:

The VIN is labeled inside the windscreen at the bottom right side: see sample.

How to get the CVN ID / Cal ID:

CVN / Cal IDs can be retrieved with a generic scan tool device.

techinfo2.porsche.com

 

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