WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 22, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
RECALL Subject: Wiring Harness for Cooling Fan may Short
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V335000
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 223
All Products Associated with this Recall
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2015 918 Spyder vehicles manufactured February 25, 2014, to April 29, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the wiring harness for the left rear radiator fan may contact an engine heat insulation plate.
If the harness contacts the insulation plate, the harness may chafe and result in an electrical short which could increase the risk of a fire.
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wiring harness and secure it to a coolant tube using a tie-wrap clip, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porche’s number for this recall is AF05. Note: The wiring harness could short and result in a fire even when the vehicle is unattended. As a precaution, owners are advised to park outside until the remedy has been made.
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.