PORSCHE PANAMERA 4 2017: SERVICE BRAKES

Make : PORSCHE Model : PANAMERA 4 Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-02-08 - 2018-06-26
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V115000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-04-19 Date Received by ODI: 2019-02-20 Date Added to Database: 2019-02-22
Manufacturers Involved: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: AKA1/AKA0
Component: SERVICE BRAKES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 14110
Summary:
      Porsche Cars North America, Inc. "Porsche" is recalling certain 2018 Panamera 4 Executive, Panamera 4S Sport Turismo, Panamera 4 Hybrid, Panamera 4 Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4 Hybrid Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S Hybrid Executive, Panamera Turbo S Hybrid, Panamera 4 Sport Turismo and Panamera Turbo S Hybrid Sport Turismo vehicles, 2017-2018 Panamera, Panamera 4, Panamera Turbo Executive, Panamera 4S, Panamera Turbo and Panamera 4S Executive vehicles and 2019 Cayenne S and Cayenne vehicles. The instrument cluster may not provide a visual warning when the brake pads are worn out. As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 135, "Light vehicle brake systems."
Consequence:
      If the driver is not alerted when brake pads are worn out, the driver may lose control of the vehicle while attempting to brake, increasing the risk of crash.
Remedy:
      Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster software, free of charge. The recall began April 19, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKA1/AKA0.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 135
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.