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Porsche recalls

 

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).

For Models: Porsche 911

Suspension & Steering, September 1, 1996

Summary: A PART OF THE STEERING COLUMN UPPER UNIVERSAL JOINT CRACKED DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS.

For Models: Porsche 911

Engine, January 17, 1996

Summary: THE INSIDE PIPES OF THE HEAT EXCHANGERS MIGHT BE SUBJECT TO CRACKING.

For Models: Porsche 911

Engine, January 16, 1996

Summary: THE COVER SLEEVES ON THE EXHAUST TAILPIPES HAVE BEEN SECURED WITH ONLY TWO INSTEAD OF FOUR WELDING SPOTS.

For Models: Porsche 944

Body, Interior & Misc., July 11, 1994

Summary: THE PLASTIC COWL COVER WAS NOT SEALED TO THE BODY AT THE BASE OF THE WINDSHIELD. WATER CAN LEAK AND REACH THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR, CAUSING INTERNAL CORROSION AND FAILURE OF THE WIPER MOTOR.

For Models: Porsche 911

Electrical & Lights, January 3, 1994

Summary: AFTER THE ENGINE HAS BEEN TURNED OFF, THE REAR HEATER WILL AUTOMATICALLY OPERATE IN ORDER TO DISSIPATE HEAT IN THE ENGINE HEATING SYSTEM. DURING THIS OPERATION, THE RESISTOR FOR THE REAR HEATER BLOWER CAN BECOME OVERLOADED DUE TO A BINDING OR SEIZED REAR HEATER BLOWER.

For Models: Porsche 911

Brakes, January 3, 1994

Summary: THE HYDRAULIC BRAKE PRESSURE REDUCTION VALVE CAUSES THE RATE OF HYDRAULIC PRESSURE REDUCTION TO SLOW DOWN, WHICH MAY RESULT IN THE REAR WHEELS LOCKING-UP EVEN WITH THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM IN OPERATION.

For Models: Porsche 911

Body, Interior & Misc., September 8, 1993

Summary: THE LATCH HOOK ON THE CONVERTIBLE TOP CAN CRACK, DEVELOPING INTO A BREAK OF THE LATCH HOOK, IMPAIRING ITS FUNCTION.

For Models: Porsche 911

Drive Train, October 26, 1992

Summary: THE BALL SOCKETS ON THE CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE CAN BREAK, ALLOWING THE CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE TO BECOME DETACHED ON ONE END AND JAM ON NEARBY COMPONENTS, WHICH COULD IMPAIR THROTTLE PLATE OPERATION.

For Models: Porsche 928

Drive Train, August 15, 1992

Summary: A PLASTIC FILLER PIECE LOCATED IN THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WAS INSTALLED WITHOUT SUFFICIENT SUPPORT. THIS FILLER PIECE CAN MOVE BECAUSE OF THE HYDRAULIC PRESSURE IN THE SYSTEM, AND NOT ALLOW THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION TO KICK DOWN TO A LOWER GEAR.

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