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1997 Porsche 911 Recalls

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Most Recent 1997 Porsche 911 Recall

On December 30, 2004, Porsche recalled 8,638 Porsche 911. On certain passenger vehicles, the softtop structure catch lever tension can ease resulting in a crack.
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1997 Porsche 911 Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 30, 2004

The convertible soft top catch lever may fail, resulting in the soft top opening on its own.

Porsche notified owners of affected vehicles beginning in January 2005. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

Summary on March 2, 1998
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).