Monday, March 28, 2016

Its Recall Mondays: Porsche And VW Are In The Hot Seat


1. MANUFACTURER: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
NO. OF AFFECTED VEHICLES: 88,000
SUMMARY:

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 Cayenne vehicles manufactured April 28, 2010, to January 11, 2016. The brake pedal pivot pin may be missing a circlip, allowing the pivot pin to move and the brake pedal to dislodge.
CONSEQUENCE:

If the brake pedal dislodges, the driver may not be able to apply the brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake pedal assembly circlip, installing any missing circlips, 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 AG02.

2. MANUFACTURER: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.



NO. OF AFFECTED CUSTOMERS: 46,700
SUMMARY:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 Touareg vehicles. The brake pedal pivot pin may be missing a circlip, allowing the pivot pin to move and the brake pedal to dislodge.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the brake pedal dislodges, the driver may not be able to apply the brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake pedal assembly to verify the presence of the circlip and install any missing circlips, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 46G4.

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