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NHTSA RECALL: 2010-2011 Porsche


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Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
PORSCHE / 911 GT2 RS 2010-2011
PORSCHE / 911 GT3 2010-2011
PORSCHE / 911 GT3 RS 2010-2011
PORSCHE / 911 TURBO 2010-2011
PORSCHE / 911 TURBO S 2010-2011

Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC. Mfr's Report Date: JUN 09, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V285000 N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,702

Summary:
PORSCHE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010-2011, 911 TURBO; TURBO S, 911 GT3, GT3 RS AND GT2 RS HIGH PERFORMANCE VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 18, 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 17, 2010, AND EQUIPPED WITH CENTER LOCKING HUB AND WHEEL ASSEMBLIES. OVER TIME THE HUBS CAN WEAR PREMATURELY.

Consequence:
AS THE HUBS WEAR, THE WHEELS COULD LOOSEN, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CENTRAL LOCKING HUBS AND WHEELS WITH AN IMPROVED DESIGN, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-767-7243.

Notes:
PORSCHE'S SAFETY RECALL NO. AB01. OWNERS MAY ALSO 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 .