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Porsche Cayenne Recalls

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01/12/18 Porsche cars north america, inc. (porsche) is recalling certain 2010-2012 panamera s, panamera 4s and panamera turbo vehicles, 2011-2012 panamera and panamera 4 vehicles, and 2011 cayenne s and cayenne turbo vehicles. the affected vehicles have camshaft controllers that may come loose inside the engine, potentially resulting in an engine stall.

An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fastening screws for the camshaft adjusters, free of charge. interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed august 4, 2017. owners will receive a second notice when the remedy is available. owners may contact porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. porsche's number for this recall is ah08.

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.
07/08/16 Porsche cars north america, inc. (porsche) is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 cayenne vehicles manufactured april 28, 2010, to january 11, 2016. the brake pedal pivot pin may be missing a circlip, allowing the pivot pin to move and the brake pedal to dislodge.

If the brake pedal dislodges, the driver may not be able to apply the brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake pedal assembly circlip, installing any missing circlips, free of charge. the recall began on july 8, 2016. owners may contact porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. porsche's number for this recall is ag02.

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.
12/05/13 Porsche cars north america, inc. (porsche) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 cayenne and cayenne gts, model year 2013 cayenne diesel and model year 2014 cayenne s, s hybrid, turbo, and turbo s vehicles manufactured may 27, 2013, through july 10, 2013. in the affected vehicles, the calculated range of the remaining fuel displayed on the instrument cluster may be higher than the actual range. additionally, the fuel level indicated by the fuel gauge may also be higher than actual amount in the tank.

The fuel display inaccuracies may result in the vehicle unexpectedly running out of fuel and stalling, increasing the risk of a crash.

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster software free of charge. the recall began on december 5, 2013. owners may contact porsche at 1-800-767-7243. porsche's recall number is ad03.

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.
04/17/15 Engine Porsche cars north america, inc. (porsche) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 cayenne s hybrid, and 2012 panamera s hybrid vehicles manufactured april 26, 2011, to august 2, 2012. the fuel injection system may leak.

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increasea the risk of a fire.

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel rails, free of charge. the recall began on april 17, 2015. owners may contact porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243.

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.
12/31/69 Engine Porsche cars north america, inc. (porsche) is recalling certain 2003-2006 cayenne s and cayenne turbo vehicles, 2004-2006 cayenne vehicles, and 2006 cayenne s "titanium" edition vehicles. these gasoline-powered vehicles have a fuel pump flange that may crack, allowing fuel to leak.

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel filter flanges with new filter flanges that have a protective film, free of charge. the manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. owners may contact porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. porsche's number for this recall is ah10.

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.
05/03/04 Transmission and Drivetrain Certain sport utility vehicles may have had a transfer case installed that could, due to changes in the housing casting, result in the oil pump rotation. should this occur, oil starvation of the internal gears might result.

Continued operation of the vehicle could result in a fracture of the transfer case housing. incorrect torque would then be applied to the driven wheels or oil could leak and contact the tires.

Dealers will inspect the transfer case housing and, if necessary, replace the transfer case. owner notification began on may 3, 2004. owners should contact porsche at 1-800-545-8039.

Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
12/23/14 Suspension and Steering Porsche cars north america, inc. (porsche) is recalling certain model year 2015 cayenne diesel and cayenne s vehicles manufactured november 26, 2014, to november 27, 2014. due to a manufacturing error, the suspension alignment on the front and rear axles may not have been performed correctly and the screw connections of the camber, toe and caster may not have been tightened with the specified torque.

If the suspension alignment was incorrectly performed, vehicle handling could be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will perform a front and rear suspension alignment, and check the screw connections for the proper torque, retightening as necessary, free of charge. the manufacturer has not yet provided a notification date. owners may contact porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. porsche's number for this recall is af04.

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.
03/09/12 Electrical and Air Conditioning Porsche is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 cayenne, cayenne s, cayenne s hybrid, and cayenne turbo vehicles manufactured from march 8, 2010, through january 31, 2012 because the headlamps may come loose and detach from the fender.

A detached headlight could lead to loss of visibility and an increased risk of a crash.

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the headlamp locking assemblies, free of charge. the safety recall began on march 9, 2012. owners may contact porsche at 1-800-767-7243.

Porsche's safety recall number is ac01.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
03/29/04 Electrical and Air Conditioning On certain sport utility vehicles, the main wiring harness was incorrectly routed. damage to the main wiring harness can lead to the failure of various electrical systems.

In extreme cases, to a cable fire beneath the instrument panel in the passenger compartment.

Dealers will re-route the wiring harness. owner notification schedule began on march 29, 2004. owners should contact porsche at 1-800-545-8039.

Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
12/22/03 Other On certain sport utility vehicles, the affected vehicles may be missing the gross vehicle weight rating (gvwr) and gross axle weight ratings (gawr) on the certification label as required by part 567.4(g)(3) and (g)(4).

The vehicle operator will not be informed of the vehicle's gvwr and gawr.

Dealers will apply the corrected label. owner notification began on december 22, 2003. owners should contact porsche at 1-800-545-8039.

Porsche recall no. a401.customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
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Porsche Cayenne Recalls

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.