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Recall 17V054000

Fuel Leaks In Engine Compartment

Recall Details

The screws that fasten the fuel collection pipes in the engine compartment may shear off, causing fuel to leak from the pipes. Dealers will install improved fastening screws free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

A fuel leak from the fuel collection pipes in the engine compartment may develop. This would cause a fire hazard.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Porsche must be performed by a Porsche dealership. Porsche will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Porsche dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Porsche recall number is AH01.

Engine, January 25, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 25, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
4,090
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V054000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Summary
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017 911 Carrera, 911 Carrera S, 911 Carrera 4, 911 Carrera 4S, 911 Targa 4, 911 Targa 4S + GTS, 911 Carrera Cabriolet, 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet, 718 Boxster, 718 Boxster S, 718 Cayman, and 718 Cayman S vehicles. The screws that fasten the fuel collection pipes in the engine compartment may shear off, resulting in a fuel leak.
Consequence
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
Remedy
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will install improved fastening screws, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AH01.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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