Porsche is Recalling certain 2011-2016 Cayenne vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 28, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Missing Brake Pedal Clip may cause Loss of Braking

Report Receipt Date: MAR 23, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V169000
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 88,300

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

PORSCHE

Model

CAYENNE

Model Year(s)

2011 – 2016

Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

SUMMARY:
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.

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

REMEDY:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake pedal assembly circlip, installing any missing circlips, 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 AG02.

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.safercar.gov.

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