WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 15, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V289000
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 51,497
|PORSCHE||MACAN S||2015 – 2017|
|PORSCHE||MACAN TURBO||2015 – 2017|
Summary: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Macan S and Macan Turbo vehicles, and 2017 Macan, Macan Turbo with the Performance Package, and Macan GTS vehicles. The fuel pump flange on the affected vehicles may crack, allowing fuel to leak.
Remedy: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the flanges, replacing any that are cracked. Flanges that aren’t cracked will have a protective film applied. These repairs will be performed 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 AH06.
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