Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

October 17, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

13V506000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected:

207

Summary:

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Cayenne and Cayenne GTS, model year 2013 Cayenne Diesel and model year 2014 Cayenne S, S Hybrid, Turbo, and Turbo S vehicles manufactured May 27, 2013, through July 10, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the calculated range of the remaining fuel displayed on the instrument cluster may be higher than the actual range. Additionally, the fuel level indicated by the fuel gauge may also be higher than actual amount in the tank.

Consequence:

The fuel display inaccuracies may result in the vehicle unexpectedly running out of fuel and stalling, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster software free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in late November 2013. Owners may contact Porsche at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's recall number is AD03.

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.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration