2019 Porsche 911 & 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera AMA6 Upper Control Arm Rear Axle Screw Not Tightened –

March 24, 2021 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 21V201000

Upper Control Arm Rear Axle Screw Not Tightened

A loose connection may fail, causing driving instability and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V201

Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 7

 

Summary

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2019 Porsche 911 Speedster, 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S Coupe, Carrera 4S Coupe, and Carrera S Cabriolet vehicles. The screw connection on the rear axle upper control arm may be loose.

 

Remedy

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will rework and tighten the screw connection on the rear axle upper control arm, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed May 21, 2021. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AMA6.

 

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

 


AMA6 – Replacing Threaded Connections on Upper Control Arm on Rear Axle (Recall Campaign)

Order Type:

911 Carrera S (992)
911 Carrera 4S (992)

 

Model Year:

2020

 

Concerns:

Upper control arm to rear axle

 

Information:

There is a possibility that the threaded joints on the chassis securing the upper control arm to the rear axle were not tightened to the prescribed tightening torque on the affected vehicles.

 

Action required:

Replace threaded connections on upper control arm on rear axle.

 

Overview

The screw connection on the upper control arm of the rear axle might not be tightened according to specification.

If the screw connection fails it could cause a sudden driving instability with significant changes of the driving behavior and the potential loss of control.

The screw connection on the upper control arm will be reworked and tightened according to specification.

 

What is the issue?

The threaded joints securing the upper control arms to the rear axle of your vehicle may not be tightened according to the specification.  If a connection fails it could potentially cause driving instability, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

What should you do?

Please contact any authorized Porsche dealer to schedule an appointment to have this recall performed as soon as possible, and to arrange for alternate transportation, if requested.

If prior to having this remedy performed you notice any abnormal noises coming from the rear axle of your vehicle, safely park your vehicle and immediately contact your authorized Porsche dealer.      

To locate your nearest authorized Porsche dealer, visit: www.porsche.com/usa

 

What will Porsche do?

Porsche is conducting a safety recall to rework and tighten the affected screw connections between the rear axle and upper control arms. This remedy will be carried out free of charge.

 


 

 


2 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
PORSCHE 911 2019
PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 2020

 


9 Associated Documents

Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2021-2

RCLQRT-21V201-5435.PDF 211.143KB

RCLQRT-21V201-5435

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-21V201-3703.PDF 216.413KB

RCLRPT-21V201-3703

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-21V201-3506.pdf 644.946KB

RCAK-21V201-3506

 


Part 577 Owner Notification Envelope

RONE-21V201-4550.pdf 79.33KB

RONE-21V201-4550

 


ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-21V201-7842.pdf 127.04KB

RCONL-21V201-7842

 


Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-21V201-2288.pdf 206.4KB

RCRIT-21V201-2288

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – 4/15/2021 AMA6 Recall campaign Replacing threaded connections on upper control arm on rear axle Version 1

RCMN-21V201-8537.pdf 74.97KB

RCMN-21V201-8537

 


Recall Quarterly Report #2, 2021-3

RCLQRT-21V201-1636.PDF 211.244KB

RCLQRT-21V201-1636

 


Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2021-4

RCLQRT-21V201-1025.PDF 211.327KB

RCLQRT-21V201-1025

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=21V201&docType=RCL

 


 

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