Saturday, February 25, 2012

Porsche Recalls 20,000 SUVs for Defective Headlight

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
PORSCHE / CAYENNE 2011-2012
PORSCHE / CAYENNE S 2011-2012
PORSCHE / CAYENNE S HYBRID
2011-2012
PORSCHE / CAYENNE TURBO
2011-2012

Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.

Mfr's Report Date: FEB 15, 2012


NHTSA Action Number:N/A

Component:EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Affected:20,278

Summary:

PORSCHE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 CAYENNE, CAYENNE S, CAYENNE S HYBRID, AND CAYENNE TURBO VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 8, 2010, THROUGH JANUARY 31, 2012 BECAUSE THE HEADLAMPS MAY COME LOOSE AND DETACH FROM THE FENDER.

Consequence:

A DETACHED HEADLIGHT COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF VISIBILITY
AND AN INCREASED RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:

PORSCHE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE
THE HEADLAMP LOCKING ASSEMBLIES, FREE OF CHARGE. THE
SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON FEBRUARY 23, 2012.
OWNERS MAY CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-767-7243.

Notes:

PORSCHE'S SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS AC01. 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.


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