Porsche Recall of certain 2017 718 Boxster, 718 Cayman, and 911 vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 25, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

PORACHE RECALL: Seat Mounted Air Bags may not Deploy

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the side air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V946000

Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Components: AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 85

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
PORSCHE 911 2017

Summary: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2017 718 Boxster, 718 Boxster S, 718 Cayman, 718 Cayman S, 911 Carrera, 911 Carrera S, 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4S, 911 Turbo, 911 Turbo S, 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet, and 911 Turbo Cabriolet vehicles. The seat mounted side air bag inflator initiator may fail to ignite during a crash.

Remedy: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bag modules, 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 AG10.

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