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Porsche 911 recalls

 

For Models: Porsche 911

Exhaust & Emissions, February 22, 2013

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This condition affects only certain Carrera and Carrera 4 models equipped with a standard, non-sport exhaust system. The exhaust tail pipe may fall off the rear muffler, causing a hazard to other vehicles and increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the rear muffler on affected vehicles to correct this concern.

For Models: Porsche 911

Suspension & Steering, December 3, 2012

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The bearings located in the rear wheel hubs may fail prematurely under certain driving conditions, even if proper maintenance procedures have been followed. If a rear wheel hub were to fail, the driver could lose control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the rear wheel hubs to correct this concern. 

For Models: Porsche 911

Engine, March 20, 2012

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Interference between an engine coolant line and a fuel line may cause the fuel line to become disconnected, resulting in a fuel leak. This could lead to an engine misfire or stalling condition, increasing the risk of a crash. A fuel leak also increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the affected fuel line to correct this concern.

For Models: Porsche 911

Body, Interior & Misc., April 26, 2004

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The front seat backs may not meet Porsche's strength standards. In the event of a crash, the seats could twist, tilting on one side to the rear. This could result in personal injury to the seat occupant. Dealers will replace the affected seats to correct this concern.

For Models: Porsche 911

Suspension & Steering, December 1, 2003

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A power steering fluid leak may develop due to a loose fitting on the fluid pressure line. Fluid leakage can result in reduced steering and/or clutch assistance. If the leaking fluid were to contact hot exhaust components, it could ignite. Dealers will tighten the affected fittings to the proper specification. The Porsche recall number is A307.

For Models: Porsche 911

Drive Train, February 1, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE CLUTCH PRESSURE LINE COULD LEAK IN THE AREA OF ITS CONNECTION WITH THE CLUTCH CYLINDER.

For Models: Porsche 911

Engine, February 1, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE FUEL SUPPLY LINE COULD LEAK DUE TO CHAFFING WITH THE INTAKE MANIFOLD AND/OR THE FUEL RETURN LINE COULD LEAK DUE TO CHAFFING WITH A SPRING BAND CLAMP USED TO SECURE A COOLANT LINE.

For Models: Porsche 911

Engine, April 14, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. INCORRECT PROGRAMMING OF THE ELECTRONIC LOGIC UNIT CAN CAUSE AN INCORRECT FUEL LEVEL.

For Models: Porsche 911

Body, Interior & Misc., February 11, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSSENGER VEHICLES. INADVERTENT DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIR BAG CAN OCCUR.

For Models: Porsche 911, Porsche Boxster

Body, Interior & Misc., March 2, 1998

Summary: EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: CHILD SEATING SYSTEM AIR BAG DEACTIVATION KIT FOR USE ON 1997-1998 911 CARRERA S, CARRERA 4, CARRERA 4S, AND TURBO (1997 MODEL ONLY), PART NO. 993 803 283 00, AND 1997-1998 BOXSTER MODEL VEHICLES, PART NOS. 996 803 283 00 AND 996 803 083 00. DUE TO A MANUFACTURING PROBLEM, THE CONTACT BUCKLE (WHICH IS PART OF THE KIT) DOES NOT DEACTIVATE THE AIR BAG(S).

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