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Porsche 911 Recall 01V015000

Drive Train, February 1, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
February 1, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
910
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
01V015000
Component
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/LINKAGE

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.
Consequence
A REDUCTION, OR COMPLETE LOSS, OF THE CLUTCH AND STEERING POWER ASSISTANCE COULD RESULT. IF LEAKING FLUID CONTACTS THE EXHAUST SYSTEM, THERE IS A RISK OF FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CLUTCH PRESSURE LINE AND AN ADDITIONAL SUPPORTING BRACKET WILL BE INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BEFORE OCTOBER 13, 2000. VEHICLES PRODUCED AFTER OCTOBER 13, 2000 HAS A NEW TYPE OF CLUTCH PRESSURE LINE. ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BETWEEN OCTOBER 13 AND NOVEMBER 28, 2000, AN ADDITIONAL SUPPORTING BRACKET WILL BE INSTALLED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 1, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.
Notes
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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