WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 9, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
In the event of a crash, if the front passenger air bag does not deploy as intended, the front passenger has an increased risk of injury.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V133000
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Components: AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 17,871
|Vehicle Make||Model||Model Year(s)|
|PORSCHE||MACAN S||2015 – 2016|
|PORSCHE||MACAN TURBO||2015 – 2016|
Summary: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Macan S and Macan Turbo and 2017 Macan GTS vehicles. The passenger occupant detection sensor mat may fail in the front passenger seat, deactivating the front passenger air bag. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”
Remedy: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sensor mat and seat cushion, 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 AH02.
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