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Porsche 911 Recall 04V070000

Front Seat Backs May Be Weak

Recall Details

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.

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.

Body, Interior & Misc., April 26, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 26, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
1,805
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V070000
Component
SEATS

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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