A potentially poor turbine circle in a turbochargers of 2011 as well as 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo as well as Turbo S models as well as a 2012 Porsche Cayenne Turbo has led to a recall. There have been 270 units influenced between a 3 models, with a cast of characters forsake being cited as a means of a trouble. The emanate could lead to a detonate in a turbocharger itself, that could afterwards lead to follow-on problems, fume as well as risk of fire.
Porsche is notifying owners this month, after whcih they can take their cars to their dealers for correct giveaway of charge. A finish notice from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is below.
NHTSA Campaign ID number: 12V329000
Vehicle Make / Model: 2012 PORSCHE CAYENNE, 2011 PORSCHE PANAMERA, 2012 PORSCHE PANAMERA
Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Mfr’s Report Date: JUL 11, 2012
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER
Potential Number of Units Affected: 270
PORSCHE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 PANAMERA TURBO, 2012 PANAMERA TURBO S, AND 2012 CAYENNE TURBO VEHICLES. THE TURBINE WHEEL OF A TURBOCHARGER MAY FRACTURE DUE TO A CASTING DEFECT. IF A FRACTURE OCCURS, VEHICLE PERFORMANCE WILL BE DECREASED AND THE TURBINE SHAFT MAY FRACTURE.
IF THE SHAFT FRACTURES, OIL MAY BE DRAWN INTO THE EXHAUST SYSTEM, RESULTING IN SMOKE AND THE INCREASED RISK OF A FIRE.
PORSCHE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TURBINE WHEELS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN JULY 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-767-7243.
PORSCHE’S SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS AC04. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.