WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 4, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V576000
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 50,145
Summary: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2003-2006 Cayenne S and Cayenne Turbo vehicles, 2004-2006 Cayenne vehicles, and 2006 Cayenne S “Titanium” Edition vehicles. These gasoline-powered vehicles have a fuel pump flange that may crack, allowing fuel to leak.
Remedy: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel filter flanges with new filter flanges that have a protective film, 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 AH10.
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