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2017 Porsche Macan 4dr SUV

turbocharged 400hp 3.6L V6 7-speed automated manual AWD

Porsche Macan in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2017 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

35000 mi
Vehicle was CPO bought from an outstate dealer. Headlight developed fogging when driving through rainstorm. Trim piece was cracked due to heat and was noted during sale. Local dealer wanted to charge over $4,000 for repairs claiming "abuse". Selling dealer had to intervene to get local dealer to honor CPO warranty. Not pleased with local dealer. 
Jun 2018

40000 mi
Bushings on control arms cracked Oil leaking from valve cover gasket 

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2017 Porsche Macan 4dr SUV

turbocharged 360hp 3.0L V6 7-speed automated manual AWD

Porsche Macan in Ontario, Canada
May 2017 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

17980 mi
window side had displaced repaired under warranty 
Porsche Macan in Puerto Rico
Nov 2016 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

15000 mi
crankshaft of the front end 

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2017 Porsche Macan 4dr SUV

turbocharged 340hp 3.0L V6 7-speed automated manual AWD

Porsche Macan in Colorado, United States
May 2016 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

4000 mi
Analog click on dash was off by about 20 min since delivery. Elected to wait til due scheduled service to have it replaced. 
Porsche Macan in Maryland, United States
Jun 2016 - Dec 2016
Sep 2016

3000 mi
Hood latch loose and rattling 
Dec 2016

3000 mi
No voice control or online searching. No access to surround view via steering wheel programmable button. 

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2017 Porsche Macan 4dr SUV

turbocharged 252hp 2.0L I4 7-speed automated manual AWD

Porsche Macan in Hawaii, United States
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

6000 mi
Driver side window control button cracked and broke off. 
Porsche Macan in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

6000 mi
Hood was making a squeak and replaced the rubber stops. Spare tire was squeaking in back and realigned and tighten bolt holding spare tire. 
Apr 2018

14000 mi
Surround cameras would occasionally not work. Dealer updated Porsche provided software. 
Porsche Macan in Colorado, United States
Nov 2016 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

6700 mi
Radio/NAV module failed during software update. Ordered and replaced. 
Porsche Macan in California, United States
Mar 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

15000 mi
Blown speaker 

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2016 Porsche Macan 4dr SUV

turbocharged 400hp 3.6L V6 7-speed automated manual AWD

Porsche Macan in Florida, United States
Dec 2015 - Jun 2018
Nov 2016

3300 mi
Clunking noise at acceleration. Dealer replaced front drive shaft & transfer case. Car waited for parts from Porsche in Germany for 7 weeks. 
Porsche Macan in Arizona, United States
Dec 2015 - Sep 2018
Dec 2015

3000 mi
False alarm when open driver door 4 times Parking sensors false alerts multiple times. 3X this visit & since then 2 more times. TPMS, tire monitor system gave alert that tire/wheel had been changed & system needed to be reset. I had NOT changed any tire or wheel! 
Jan 2017

10200 mi
Squeaky steering wheel fixed. Replace intermediate shaft per TSB SY1714 Update: Late March, squeak is back! Have yet to tell Porsche & give them a 2nd chance to fix it. 
Aug 2017

13718 mi
Steering wheel squeak...again False alarm driver door...again Tailgate shock-grinding noise 
Dec 2017

16000 mi
Replace steering wheel switch (wheel had moved to lowest position & switch did not work - for hours, to return it to correct position) HVAC heat on when set to “Lo” or cooler than outside air temp. No codes stored, no repair “ACC/PAS unavailable, service vehicle” warning. No codes stored, no repair 
May 2018

19000 mi
Steering wheel squeak, Lube steering wheel …again…with new lube per SY17/14 Troubleshoot issue where no door handle touch worked to lock/unlock last month. No faults found/ no fix Troubleshoot issue where when drive away after parked, car seems to be in Neutral & then lurches FW. No faults found/ no fix Troubleshoot issue where climate control blows very HOT air, even when 65 degrees outside & Temp set to 60 degrees or to “Lo” “Performed servo motor LIN BUS teach-in & re-taught servo motor stops.” Not sure if fixed, will know this fall/winter. 
Sep 2018

21718 mi
Replace CV boot due to leak. Long wait for parts from Germany! 

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2016 Porsche Macan 4dr SUV

turbocharged 340hp 3.0L V6 7-speed automated manual AWD

Porsche Macan in Iowa, United States
Feb 2018 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

31000 mi
Thermostat stuck open 
Porsche Macan in Florida, United States
Jan 2016 - May 2018
Apr 2018

20400 mi
Replaced failed transfer case. 
Porsche Macan in New York, United States
Aug 2016 - Mar 2018
Jun 2017

15000 mi
Sunroof would not close 
Porsche Macan in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2016 - Mar 2018
Feb 2018

14000 mi
Accelerator pedal momentarily stuck, no faults found. 
Porsche Macan in Maryland, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

41000 mi
Drivers seat lost calibration so memory recall and comfort entry would not function 
Porsche Macan in Connecticut, United States
Jan 2017 - Mar 2018
Apr 2017

4000 mi
Creaking noise when the car flexed, e.g. while driving from street over the curb into a parking lot. Porsche had a hard time finding the source of the noise, replacing several parts along the way until replacement of the hood fixed the issue. 

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2015 Porsche Macan 4dr SUV

turbocharged 400hp 3.6L V6 7-speed automated manual AWD

Porsche Macan in Monaco
May 2015 - Sep 2017
Jun 2015

3720 mi
After a hard acceleration, huge vibration in the front driveshafts. They couldn't figure out what was wrong. Replaced transfer box and driveshafts. This has happened twice 
Sep 2017

19840 mi
Gearbox suddenly failed. Lost 2nd, 4th and 6th gear and REVERSE! Drove it to the dealer. The gearbox had to be replaced...... 
Porsche Macan in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2015 - Mar 2016
Sep 2015

13000 mi
AC whines when hot at approximately 1000rpm. Dealer could not resolve but attempted a software update that did not resolve the issue. As a result until it becomes hot again they cannot diagnose so next year. 
Porsche Macan in California, United States
Jul 2015 - Jan 2018
Aug 2015

9700 mi
Engine replaced. Car picked up. Car driven less than 5miles and towed back because of coolant leak. Porsche will not rescind transaction. Unknown if new engine impacted. 
Jan 2018

32000 mi
Discovered that it needs a rear brake job. Traded for a 2018, so avoided this $1,100 expense. 
Porsche Macan in California, United States
Nov 2014 - Sep 2017
Mar 2015

5000 mi
Wrapped tailgate plastic trim didn't properly fit. Trim piece was replaced, fit improved but gap between trim panels wasn't completely eliminated. 
Porsche Macan in Louisiana, United States
Jul 2017 - Oct 2017
Aug 2017

22000 mi
rear view camera came loose from rear bumper mounting. 
Porsche Macan in Nevada, United States
Jan 2016 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

26500 mi
Fuel pump failed on the way home from Yosemite. Lost power, had to keep my foot "to the floor" and gas consumption went up three times normal. 
Apr 2018

32000 mi
front engine cover leak, gasket, and screws replaced. 
Porsche Macan in Utah, United States
Jan 2016 - Mar 2017
Mar 2017

33000 mi
CV Joints replaced. 
Porsche Macan in California, United States
Feb 2015 - Dec 2015
Apr 2015

9800 mi

US $400
Alarm sensor for interior bad 
Dec 2015

24000 mi
Campaign by Porsche 
Porsche Macan in Florida, United States
Dec 2014 - Jan 2016
Jan 2015

11000 mi
after refill car would feel like it was going to stall. Replaced EVAP check valve PCM would sometimes not turn on. Software update installed 
Jun 2015

16000 mi
AC system froze causing air to blow hot. Freon added, air filter changed and expecting software update Exhaust rattling, broken bracket support 
Jan 2016

11000 mi
Rear window off track 

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2015 Porsche Macan 4dr SUV

turbocharged 340hp 3.0L V6 7-speed automated manual AWD

Porsche Macan in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2014 - Nov 2017
Mar 2017

46000 mi
Cracked exhaust down pipes. Replaced under warranty. Car kept overnight due to fact parts parts had to be ordered. 
Porsche Macan in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

44000 mi
Climate control system shorted out-part replaced under warranty 
Nov 2017

48000 mi
Car had been making a clicking noise intermittently for several weeks. Was diagnosed as a transmission issue of some sort, and out to be safe the dealer replaced the transmission under warranty. 
Porsche Macan in Virginia, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2017
Sep 2016

30000 mi

US $700
Front down pipes leaking/ rattling 
Porsche Macan in Texas, United States
Nov 2016 - Jun 2018
Nov 2017

39949 mi
Exhaust was rattling; crack was found and replaced under warranty. 
Porsche Macan in Indiana, United States
Sep 2016 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

18000 mi
I noticed a pulsing sound at ~ 37 mph on a smooth road. Thought it might be a bearing or a brake rotor. After the dealer searched for announcements from Porsche, he found a drivetrain notice. They replaced both front axles. Good dealer support 
Porsche Macan in Tennessee, United States
Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
Aug 2017

11000 mi
With little over 11K miles on my 15 Macan S, I have been noticing a loud whining noise during cold start (it does not do it all the times) and it sounds just like a power steering pumps that is low on fluid. This noise lasts for a second during cold starts. Dealer says it is normal as the sound I am hearing is engine oil being pumped to upper section of the engine. There is also second noise from AC compressor which I hear more frequently while the engine is idling or stopped. As soon as I turn the AC off, the noise is gone. Have taken it to dealer twice for both noises but dealer can not duplicate the noises. All recalls have been performed. 
Porsche Macan in Massachusetts, United States
Dec 2015 - Jul 2018
Jun 2017

24000 mi
Seat memory buttons stopped working. Recall item 
Nov 2017

28000 mi
Vibration at acceleration and deceleration. Repair was to replace a cracked exhaust pipe, done under warranty 
Porsche Macan in Texas, United States
Aug 2015 - Dec 2017
Oct 2015

4300 mi
The vehicle started shuddering, and the engine alert alarm came on. The alerts were that "all-wheel drive" unavailable and the traction control system was unavailable. The car was unsafe to drive. 
Nov 2015

5100 mi
Distinct rattle and creaking sound coming from the rear of the vehicle. Read online that it may be a wheel bushing. Brought it to the dealer to see if they could fix it. The repair was NOT successful. The dealership also damaged the car Distinct rattle and creaking sound coming from the rear of the vehicle. Brought it to a different dealer to see if they could fix it. The repair was NOT successful. Now I'm just living with the rattle. 
Porsche Macan in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2014 - Jun 2018
Oct 2016

19000 mi
Exhaust Issue 
Porsche Macan in New York, United States
Sep 2014 - Jan 2015
Jan 2015 The alarm motion sensors were defective. The alarm would go off for no reason. They replaced the motion sensors in the overhead consol. The rear window washer nozzle was leaking. They replaced the nozzle. The new nozzle sprays off center because the dealer installed it slightly crooked. I have to take it in again to be straitened. 
Porsche Macan in Florida, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2018
Jul 2015

7000 mi
AC shut down after 45 minutes under high ambient temp and high humidity. Many other Macan owners in hi temp/hi humidity areas have same problem. Evaporator freezes. Porsche AG is aware of problem and is working on a fix. 
Sep 2015

10000 mi
Previous problem with air conditioner evaporator freezing. Porsche AG came up with software update that fixed the problem. 
Nov 2015

12000 mi
Feels like transmission is slipping when accelerating, and also in reverse. Dealer replaced Transfer case and damper. 
Porsche Macan in California, United States
Oct 2014 - Dec 2017
Jun 2015

11000 mi
leaking rear washer nozzle 
Porsche Macan in California, United States
Nov 2014 - Dec 2017
Jan 2015

1500 mi
Rough idle in sport mode Passenger side rear view mirror did not tilt down in reverse 
Jul 2015

8300 mi
Squeaking from passenger side. Fixed and then came back a couple of weeks later 
Sep 2015

10000 mi
Driver side window squeaking. Dealer applied some compound to it. Squeak fro passenger do/dash area 
Oct 2015

10500 mi
Continued squeaking nag from the passenger side door/dash area 
Feb 2016

15000 mi
Hood squeaking 
Porsche Macan in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2014 - Aug 2017
May 2015

9920 mi
Replace rear washer 
Oct 2016

31000 mi
Exaust rattle.Took it in and they replaced the pipes from the engine to the muffler. Now, month later seems to be making noise again. Will take it back or wait till in for schedule service. 
Porsche Macan in Oregon, United States
Nov 2014 - Sep 2018
Mar 2016

10000 mi
Software update for PDK transmission. 
Aug 2018

23000 mi
Satellite radio stations would disappear from the screen 
Porsche Macan in Minnesota, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2018
Dec 2014

3000 mi
Interior alarm Rear washer fluid leakage 
Jan 2016

9300 mi
No leakage, but sealed PCV seam on rear lid 
Porsche Macan in California, United States
Aug 2014 - May 2017
Dec 2015

22000 mi
Shuddering of drive train during slow sharp turning. Dealer found no fault codes and could not replicate the symptoms. A factory software update to the drive train was performed. 
Feb 2016

24000 mi
Transfer case replaced under warranty. 
Porsche Macan in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2014 - Jun 2018
Dec 2014

3100 mi
Squeaking rattle behind glove box. Dealer put on 60km total trying to diagnose and fix issue. 
Mar 2015

5580 mi
Roof console replaced for intermittent Home Link operation and alarm sensor issue, previously diagnosed. Rear window washer spray jet replaced under WE88 Campaign for occasional dripping (during warmer weather). Previously diagnosed. 
Jun 2015

8060 mi
Front wheel bearings replaced as defective from manufacture (making slight noise- noticed by techs, not owner). Steering wheel stitching frayed. 
Jul 2015

8460 mi
Technicians diagnosed noise in the front wheel bearings (not noticed by owner) during a previous visit. Parts ordered, bearings replaced. Stitches on steering wheel starting to fray due to possible manufacturing defect. Steering wheel ordered and replaced under warranty. 
Nov 2015

11640 mi
Crack/break in metal plate holding both pipes together. Exhaust was ordered following diagnosis on earlier trip. New exhaust system ordered and installed. Homelink operation sometimes unreliable. Performed Coding and Teach-in functions on front-end and rear-end electronics and re-teach both keys. 
Aug 2016

19380 mi
Exhaust rattle, previously repaired 
Nov 2016

21580 mi
Exhaust rattle noted on previous visit. New exhaust system ordered under warranty. Passenger window noise on when raised. 
Jan 2018

30380 mi
Recall: Fuel filter flange reinforced with adhesive film. Recall: Seat repair kit installed to address airbag warning light issue Intermittent loss of power in 12v sockets. Homelink intermittent problem In sub-zero temperatures, rear hatch sometimes does not latch completely. 
Feb 2018

31620 mi
Window lift mechanism 
Porsche Macan in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2018
Jun 2015

11000 mi
Warning light came on. 
Oct 2016

22000 mi
Hatch strut grinding. Part ordered. Clear coat peeling. Referred to Porsche N/A for decision as to warranty coverage 
Dec 2016

24000 mi
Alignment and replace hatch strut. Took vehicle to certified Porsche paint shop for paint clear coat evlauation. 
Mar 2017

25000 mi
Repaint hood and spot paint lower panels on each side. 
Dec 2017

31000 mi
Check engine light came on again. Found that the gas cap was defective and replaced it. It was causing the fuel system to lose pressure. 
Porsche Macan in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2018
Jan 2015

16000 mi
replace interior sensor module 
Sep 2015

9000 mi
Rattles in driver door - found loose bolts which were tightened. Still a small rattle from window glass alignment - not serious. Dealer will fix next trip in 
Oct 2016

16300 mi
Rattle on driver side coming from faulty install of door panel at factory New panel installed 
Porsche Macan in Louisiana, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Feb 2016

4000 mi
corrected a body alignment problem that was out of spec 
Aug 2017

8000 mi
replaced front transfer case 
Porsche Macan in Florida, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2016
Sep 2015

5000 mi
Sun visor was creaking. Dealer ordered new and replaced. 
Jan 2016 Sun visor still. Regional service representative was in town and took the drive with me. While driving he was able to isolate sound. Turns out it's something other than the visor. They're working on a fix now. 2016 Cayenne loaner so I can't complain. 
Feb 2016

8000 mi
Originally thought the sun visor was causing the noise. Removed visor and sound continued. Met with PNA rep and discovered it was the headliner. Item was fix d. New sun visor on order. 
May 2016

9000 mi
Sun visor causes headliner to pop/squeak. Problem returned less than a week after earlier repair. 
Porsche Macan in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2015 - Jul 2015
Jul 2015

5000 mi
replaced leaking rear window washer 
Porsche Macan in Illinois, United States
Jun 2015 - Mar 2018
Dec 2015

6000 mi
Front passenger door panel removed and reinstalled. 
Jun 2016

9000 mi
Experiencing electrical glitches causing car to lose memory functions while parked and stall while driving. Dealer cannot find problem - issue persists 
Dec 2016

11000 mi
Coolant hose clamp broke and hose became dislodged. 
Porsche Macan in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2015 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

2000 mi
Missing the "S" badge 
Porsche Macan in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2015 - Sep 2015
Mar 2015

6200 mi
Hooting sound under load @ low rpm. Lots of searching for sound of noise. Tech believes its from the cardan shaft but not 100%. Part on order, waiting for shipping from Germany. Have to wait to see if repair is successful. Campaign for reprogramming the PDK. Over sensitive interior alarm sensors causing false alarms. Dealer replaced part on roof. Fixed Some film applied to rear door sill. I do not know what was wrong or how this fixes it but there is a TSB to do it. Oil too full warning light came on. Oil was fine, no dilution. Tech drained some oil and refilled to spec. Light never came back on. TSB on checking routing of coolant line and rerouting if necessary 
May 2015

7440 mi
Driveshaft replaced to address hooting sound under load. 
Porsche Macan in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2016
Jan 2015

1000 mi
LED footwell light on drivers side was not wired by factory 
Aug 2015

1000 mi
Major fuel leak, fuel line burst 
Porsche Macan in California, United States
Nov 2014 - Dec 2017
Apr 2016

10500 mi
check engine warning but car still drivable. told this was a sensor problem and car will need to return when they get part from factory 
Apr 2017

20000 mi
check engine light has come on several times there was a faulty fuel valve fixed under warrenty 
Porsche Macan in Nova Scotia, Canada
Dec 2014 - Oct 2015
Jun 2015

6820 mi
Leaky rear washer nozzle Internal alarm 
Porsche Macan in California, United States
Dec 2015 - Dec 2017
Oct 2016

8300 mi
hood was making a squeaking noise 
Dec 2016

10000 mi
staering column replaces. made squeeky noise when turning. 

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