ARA7 – Improperly Installed Transmission Shift Cable Clip – 2024 Porsche Boxster & Cayman

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May 15, 2024 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 24V343000

Improperly Installed Transmission Shift Cable Clip

A transmission that does not lock into park as intended may result in a vehicle roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V343

Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 14



Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2024 Boxster and Cayman vehicles. The safety clip that attaches the shift cable to the transmission may not be installed properly, which can prevent the transmission from locking in the park position when the shift lever is placed into park.



Dealers will replace the shift cable, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 12, 2024. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is ARA7.



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


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Chronology :

End of April, 2024, Porsche was informed about two isolated cases outside the U.S. where the subject vehicles rolled away despite being placed in the park position (P). Both accidents only resulted in bodywork damage and no injuries.

The analysis of both cases revealed two possible causes in the production process of a limited number of potentially affected vehicles. More specifically, the subject vehicles had off-line rework performed that was outside of normal assembly. Porsche determined this resulted in the potential for damage and/or incorrect assembly of the subject cable and clip.

On May 8th, 2024, Porsche determined a safety defect and decided to recall the identified vehicles out of abundance of caution.


2 Affected Products




2 Associated Documents

Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-24V343-8922.PDF 217.923KB


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-24V343-7535.pdf 645.663KB


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