Porsche is Recalling certain 2017 Boxster, Carrera, Cayman and Targa vehicles

7 02 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C – February 7, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Fuel Leak due to Sheared Fastening Screws

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V054000

Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,090

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
PORSCHE 718 BOXSTER 2017
PORSCHE 718 CAYMAN 2017
PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 2017
PORSCHE 911 TARGA 4 2017

Summary: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017 911 Carrera, 911 Carrera S, 911 Carrera 4, 911 Carrera 4S, 911 Targa 4, 911 Targa 4S + GTS, 911 Carrera Cabriolet, 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet, 718 Boxster, 718 Boxster S, 718 Cayman, and 718 Cayman S vehicles. The screws that fasten the fuel collection pipes in the engine compartment may shear off, resulting in a fuel leak.

Remedy: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will install improved fastening screws, 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 AH01.

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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