2020 Porsche Taycan Recall AMC3 Upper Control Arm Not Tightened Properly

November 19, 2021 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 21V911000

Upper Control Arm Not Tightened Properly

A loose control arm connection may fail, causing a loss of vehicle stability and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V911

Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 35

 

Summary

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2020 Taycan vehicles. The front and rear upper control arm screw connections on the rear axle may be loose.

 

Remedy

Dealers will replace the screw connections, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 18, 2022. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AMC3.

 

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.nhtsa.gov.

 

Check if your Porsche has a Recall

 


Overview

On the affected vehicles, there is a possibility that the screw connection on upper control arms of the rear axle were not tightened to specification and could loosen. To remedy this issue, the subject vehicles are being recalled to replace the screws and install them according to specification. In addition, the chassis components will be checked for associated damage and replaced in the event of visible damage.

 

Please note:

  • A total of 35 vehicles are affected by the campaign AMC3
  • Based on production data, 21 of 35 customers will be contacted immediately to asked to stop driving their vehicles
  • Please follow the procedure described in the “Stop Use” section below and implement the Stop Use immediately

 

Stop Use

The use of the affected vehicles by the customer is not permitted until the remedial measure has been carried out.

Customers will be contacted immediately and advised to stop using their vehicles until the remedial measure has been carried out.

Affected vehicles may only be driven for loading and unloading within the transport chain.

Any further use is not permitted and test drives are not permitted.

 

Porsche Mobility – Stop Use

If requested, the mobility of the affected customer can be guaranteed by offering a suitable replacement vehicle.

 


 

 


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
PORSCHE TAYCAN 2020

 


4 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-21V911-5568.pdf 645.396KB

RCAK-21V911-5568

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-21V911-5119.PDF 213.587KB

RCLRPT-21V911-5119

 


Recall 573 Report-Amendment 1

RCLRPT-21V911-6069.PDF 213.686KB

RCLRPT-21V911-6069

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – Pre-Information: AMC3 Stop Use / Recall Campaign – Rework screw connection on control arms of rear axle

RCMN-21V911-2836.pdf 128.232KB

RCMN-21V911-2836

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=21V911&docType=RCL

 


 

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