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Porsche Boxster Recall 98V113000

Electrical & Lights, June 8, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 8, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,217
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V113000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE IGNITION SWITCH CAN CRACK AND CAUSE ELECTRICAL FAILURES.
Consequence
THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE FAILURE OF THE AIR CONDITIONING, HEATER BLOWER, HEADLAMPS, AND WINDSHIELD WIPERS.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW TYPE IGNITION SWITCH.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JUNE 8, 1998.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.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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