PORSCHE PANAMERA S 2010: ENGINE

Make : PORSCHE Model : PANAMERA S Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2009-07-04 - 2010-07-09
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. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed August 4, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy is available. 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.