Porsche Recall: Fire, Crash Risk for 911 Carrera S models

Published 6 years ago — by Lisa Federico

Now Hear This! Porsche Recall

Now Hear This! Porsche Recall
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Porsche has recently recalled several 911 Carrera S vehicles due to a disconnect in the fuel line that may cause engine stall, vehicle crash or fuel leak.

Which Porsche models are affected by the recall?
Porsche 911 Carrera S models manufactured between October 26, 2011 and January 24, 2012.

What causes the fuel line disconnect?
An adjacent coolant line may cause the fuel line disconnection. If the fuel line happens to disconnect, the engine could stall causing a crash or a fuel leak.

Are there any known accidents attributed to the defect?
At this time, no known accidents have been reported attributing to the defect.

What do I do if my car is one of those affected?
Porsche will be notifying all owners affected by the recall and will replace the faulty fuel lines starting April 2013.

If your Porsche is part of this recall and you have not been notified, call your local, independent Porsche repair shop to schedule an appointment to have your Porsche checked and serviced for the defect.


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