Porsche is Recalling certain Panamera and Cayenne vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 14, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Panamera Camshaft Controllers may Loosen and Fail

An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V368000

Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Components: ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 17,986

Make Model Model Year(s)
PORSCHE CAYENNE S 2011
PORSCHE CATENNE TURBO 2011
PORSCHE PANAMERA 2011 – 2012
PORSCHE PANAMERA 4 2011 – 2012
PORSCHE PANAMERA 4S 2010 – 2012
PORSCHE PANAMERA S 2010 – 2012
PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO 2010 – 2012

Summary: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2010-2012 Panamera S, Panamera 4S and Panamera Turbo vehicles, 2011-2012 Panamera and Panamera 4 vehicles, and 2011 Cayenne S and Cayenne Turbo vehicles. The affected vehicles have camshaft controllers that may come loose inside the engine, potentially resulting in an engine stall.

Remedy: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fastening screws for the camshaft adjusters, 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 AH08.

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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