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Recall 17V576000

Fuel Filter Flange Leaks Fuel

Recall Details

The fuel filter flange may crank and leak fuel, on vehicles equipped with gasoline powered engines. Dealers will replace the fuel filter flanges with new filter flanges that have a protective film free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

For gasoline powered models, the fuel filter flange may crack and leak fuel. This would create 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 AH10.

Exhaust & Emissions, September 20, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 20, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
50,145
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V576000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Summary
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2003-2006 Cayenne S and Cayenne Turbo vehicles, 2004-2006 Cayenne vehicles, and 2006 Cayenne S "Titanium" Edition vehicles. These gasoline-powered vehicles have a fuel pump flange that may crack, allowing fuel to 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 replace the fuel filter flanges with new filter flanges that have a protective film, 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 AH10.
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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