Porsche is Recalling certain 2017 Macan, Macan S, Macan GTS, and Macan Turbo vehicles

10 10 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 10, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Anti-Rollbar Links may Shift out of Position

Report Receipt Date: SEP 20, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V680000
Component(s): SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 243

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

PORSCHE

Model

MACAN

Model Year(s)

2017

Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

SUMMARY: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2017 Macan, Macan S, Macan GTS, and Macan Turbo vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the anti-rollbar connecting links may move out of position allowing the vehicle to oversteer in certain driving conditions.

CONSEQUENCE: Vehicle oversteer may lead to a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and as necessary, replace the front anti-rollbar links, 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 AG06.

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.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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