PORSCHE PANAMERA S 2012: ENGINE

Make : PORSCHE Model : PANAMERA S Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2011-05-31 - 2011-09-13
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V368000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2017-06-07 Date Added to Database: 2017-06-09
Manufacturers Involved: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: AH08
Component: ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 17986
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.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.