Close

Porsche Cayenne Turbo Recall 12V065000

A Headlight Assembly May Come Loose

Recall Details

A headlamp assembly may become loose and/or detach from the fender. This could result in reduced visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the headlamp locking assemblies to correct this concern. The Porsche recall number is AC01.

Our Quick Take

One or both headlight assembly may come loose and/or detach from the fender.

What Should You Do?

Porsche will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning February 23, 2012. If you are experiencing problems with your headlights, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Electrical & Lights, February 15, 2012

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
February 15, 2012
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
20,278
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
12V065000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Summary
PORSCHE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 CAYENNE, CAYENNE S, CAYENNE S HYBRID, AND CAYENNE TURBO VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 8, 2010, THROUGH JANUARY 31, 2012 BECAUSE THE HEADLAMPS MAY COME LOOSE AND DETACH FROM THE FENDER.
Consequence
A DETACHED HEADLIGHT COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF VISIBILITY AND AN INCREASED RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
PORSCHE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HEADLAMP LOCKING ASSEMBLIES, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON FEBRUARY 23, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-767-7243.
Notes
PORSCHE'S SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS AC01. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Not your car? Find your recalls now:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration logo
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration