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Recall 17V368000

Engine Stalls While Driving

Recall Details

The camshaft controllers inside the engine may come loose, potentially resulting in an engine stall. Dealers will replace the fastening screws for the camshaft adjusters free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The engine may stall unexpectedly while driving because of a problem with certain engine components called camshaft controllers becoming loose inside the engine. This would increase risk of an accident.

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 AH08.

Engine, June 7, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 7, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
17,986
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V368000
Component
ENGINE
Summary
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2010-2012 Panamera S, Panamera 4S and Panamera Turbo vehicles, 2011-2012 Panamera and Panamera 4 vehicles, and 2011 Cayenne S and Cayenne Turbo vehicles. The affected vehicles have camshaft controllers that may come loose inside the engine, potentially resulting in an engine stall.
Consequence
An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fastening screws for the camshaft adjusters, 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 AH08.
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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