Porsche is Recalling certain 2015 918 Spyder vehicles

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

Front Lower Control Arms may Crack

A cracked lower control arm may affect vehicle handling, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V885000

Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.


Potential Number of Units Affected 306

Summary: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2015 918 Spyder vehicles manufactured November 6, 2013, to July 27, 2015. The affected vehicles have front lower control arms that may crack at the ball joint.

Remedy: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lower control arms, 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 AG09.

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