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Recall 04V070000

Front Seat Backs May Be Weak

Body, Interior & Misc., April 26, 2004
Affected Cars

Porsche

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

The front seat backs may not meet strength specifications.

What Should You Do?

Porsche will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning April 26, 2004. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

Summary:

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.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: April 26, 2004

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V070000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,805

Summary: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FITTED WITH FRONT SEAT BACKS, WHICH DO NOT MEET PORSCHE'S STRENGTH STANDARDS.

Consequence: IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE SEATS COULD TWIST, TILTING ON ONE SIDE TO THE REAR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH THE FRONT SEATS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 26, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.

Notes: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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