Porsche Buyers Guide

 

 

 

Crash Test Data for 2018 Porsche

No crash test data exists.

 

Service Bulletins for 2018 Porsche

2018 PORSCHE 718 BOXSTER
Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has
Bulletin Number: 122-F6Q6Y-08
Subject: Electric fuel pump Information: There is a possibility that a fuel pressure control valve with a characteristic that does notmeet the required specifications was installed in the fuel pump on the affected vehicles. If this is th
Bulletin Number: 122-F7W8G-07
Customer Concern The driver and/or passenger door may creak while opening and closing. Technical Background Dirt and moisture on the door guide can cause it to become noisy (See item #4 in Figure 2). Lubricant that is optimal based is be
Bulletin Number: 122-F7W8G-07
Customer Concern The driver and/or passenger door may creak while opening and closing. Technical Background Dirt and moisture on the door guide can cause it to become noisy (See item #4 in Figure 2). Lubricant that is optimal based is b
Bulletin Number: 122-K3T8B-07
Symptom: The red warningmessage "Refill coolant immediately! Do not drive on" can appear at times in the instrument cluster.
Bulletin Number: 122-N7L9D-02
Customer Concern: The driver receives an airbag warning in the instrument cluster. Technical Concern: The workshop confirms the customer?s observation along with one or more of the following fault codes: ? 002502: Key-operated switch cir
Bulletin Number: 122-N9H2B-06
Subject: Window cleaning fluid Information: The affected vehicles were not filled with window cleaning fluid at the factory because the window cleaning fluid is not currently available. For this reason, the washer fluid reservoir on the
Bulletin Number: 122-P5G7U-07
Oil in the wiring harness. If oil is found in the engine wiring harness during a repair, the wiring harness and all the affected components (including the oil pump control valve) must be replaced.
Bulletin Number: 122-Q4A9M-05
Subject: Air-conditioning control unit (also control panel/switch console) Symptom: Reduced or no cooling air flow from the air conditioning system. Cause: Too much condensation can be produced while cooling the vehicle. The condensation
Bulletin Number: 122-Q6N7V-08
Subject: Airbag switch Symptom: The airbag warning light in the instrument cluster comes on. Cause: Corrosion at the connection point (TSX5) in the passenger footwell can cause the airbag warning light in the instrument cluster to come on
Bulletin Number: 122-S2H7Q-04
Concern: Production change Information: There was a production change to the airbag system in sports cars (991 II/982) starting in CW22/2017. All Coupe versions now have a curtain style head airbag, as opposed to the head airbag previousl
Bulletin Number: 122-T4Q4V-04
Subject: Rear wheels Information: The rear axle of the affected vehicles was fitted with wheels on which a surface fault can occur on the inside of the wheel due to an error during the production process. If this happens, the surface fau
Bulletin Number: 122-W6N2F-07
Subject: Convertible top covering Symptom: Seam? Overview -1- at the rear left of the convertible top covering becomes detached
Bulletin Number: 122-X8H2U-04
Vehicle Type: 718 Boxster, 718 Cayman (982) Concern: Approval status: January 2018
Bulletin Number: 122-Y7X3X-05
Symptom: Coolant is leaking out at the coolant reservoir cap. Cause: The coolant reservoir cap may have been overtightened. The locking lug for the limit stop of the coolant reservoir cap has broken off. Procedure: Replace coolant reserv
2018 PORSCHE 911
Bulletin Number: 122-B2S6Q-08
Technical Background Bubbles are caused by contamination during the paint process. Service Information There is no paint repair solution. The carbon fiber components with the issue must be replaced.
Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has
Bulletin Number: 122-D2H5N-02
Concern: The GT3 fin accessory kit (part number 99150445581) should NOT be installed on a 2018 911 GT3 (991) Touring during PDI.
Bulletin Number: 122-F8Y6M-07
Customer Concern Customer complains that the top does not open. Technical Background Adjustment of the top may cause its movement to be slower than the control unit expects. If the control unit does not see a changing signal from the rot
Bulletin Number: 122-H3J6T-03
Subject: Symptom: Cause: 911 Carrera/S/4/4S/GTS (991) 911/S/4/4S/GTS Cabriolet (991) 911 Targa 4/4S/GTS (991) 911 Turbo/S Coupe/Cabriolet (991) As of 2017 up to 2018 Rear supporting mount Creaking noise from chassis area at the rea
Bulletin Number: 122-H3M7J-05
Subject: Exhaust system Information: Themonolith in the catalytic converter may be damaged. Remedial Action: To verify catalytic converter damage, both oxygen sensors ? Installation overview of oxygen sensors on engine side, cylinders
Bulletin Number: 122-J7H9T-07
Symptom: The plastic rear window can become damaged or part of it can become visibly detached from the body due to different temperatures and tension while driving. This can cause wind noise. Cause: The components of the rear window ? pla
Bulletin Number: 122-J7H9T-07
Symptom: The plastic rear window can become damaged or part of it can become visibly detached from the body due to different temperatures and tension while driving. This can cause wind noise. Cause: The components of the rear window plasti
Bulletin Number: 122-M2N8X-08
Subject: Electric fuel pump Information: There is a possibility that a fuel pressure control valve with a characteristic that does notmeet the required specifications was installed in the fuel pump on the affected vehicles. If this is th
Bulletin Number: 122-N7L9D-02
Customer Concern: The driver receives an airbag warning in the instrument cluster. Technical Concern: The workshop confirms the customer?s observation along with one or more of the following fault codes: ? 002502: Key-operated switch cir
Bulletin Number: 122-N9H2B-06
Subject: Window cleaning fluid Information: The affected vehicles were not filled with window cleaning fluid at the factory because the window cleaning fluid is not currently available. For this reason, the washer fluid reservoir on the
Bulletin Number: 122-P5G7U-07
Oil in the wiring harness. If oil is found in the engine wiring harness during a repair, the wiring harness and all the affected components (including the oil pump control valve) must be replaced.
Bulletin Number: 122-Q6N7V-08
Subject: Airbag switch Symptom: The airbag warning light in the instrument cluster comes on. Cause: Corrosion at the connection point (TSX5) in the passenger footwell can cause the airbag warning light in the instrument cluster to come on
Bulletin Number: 122-R8A3S-04
Service Information: The 40 A lightweight lithium-ion starter battery (part number 99161104052) is not approved for the 991-II GT3 from model year 2018 (J) on. Please refer to PET page 902-06. (Figures 1 and 2).
Bulletin Number: 122-S2H7Q-04
Concern: Production change Information: There was a production change to the airbag system in sports cars (991 II/982) starting in CW22/2017. All Coupe versions now have a curtain style head airbag, as opposed to the head airbag previousl
Bulletin Number: 122-S5Z2N-07
Information: If the customer complains about an oil leak on the turbocharger, always note the following information before doing any other work. ? The turbocharger does not necessarily have to be replaced.
Bulletin Number: 122-V7S2D-04
Concern: Approval status: January 2018 Sizes: Permissible tire and wheel sizes
Bulletin Number: 122-W9X4Z-08
Customer Concern The customer states that the front axle lift function is not working. Technical Background The front strut leaks air. A tool with minor damage at the supplier was causing minor damages to struts during production.
Bulletin Number: 122-X3R3E-06
Information: Due to an allocation error, there is a possibility that the air guides for the brake discs on the front axle were not supplied with the affected vehicles during the production process. As a result, the air guides may not have
Bulletin Number: 122-X4K4K-07
Symptom: The reversing camera image remains active while driving. Cause: Incorrect coding of the reversing camera control unit can cause the reversing camera image to remain active even while driving.
Bulletin Number: 122-X8U7Y-04
Subject: Sun blind Symptom: Sun blind will not open completely and is creased. Cause: A plastic foam strip on the headliner can shrink as a result of ageing and high fluctuations in temperature and can become detached. The plastic foam
Bulletin Number: 122-Z6Y2F-03
Subject: Coolant pump Information: Due to amanufacturing error, the coolant pump can leak into the vacuum area. The warning "Engine too hot" can also be displayed in the instrument cluster in some cases. In the event of a complaint about
2018 PORSCHE CAYENNE
Bulletin Number: 122-A5L9U-04
Information: Analysis has shown that traces of oil found in the hydraulic pump or tandempump area are not always caused by a Pentosin leak in the pump. In the event of a complaint about traces of oil in the hydraulic pump or tandem pump a
Bulletin Number: 122-A6Z3V-03
Subject: Intake valves and intake ports Information: Carboned-up valves in the engine can be reworked and cleaned using cleaning equipment. If there is a complaint about knocking combustion, e.g. during acceleration at high load, the con
Bulletin Number: 122-B6P3D-03
Symptom: Hard or jerky gear changes. Cause: This is caused by the transition phase when changing from the engaged gear to the target gear. Various components of the powertrain affect the shifting quality. Remedial Action: In the event
Bulletin Number: 122-B9L7S-07
Subject: Control unit for rear-end electronics Symptom: The alarm system is triggered spontaneously (for no apparent reason). Cause: The mobile phone antenna (GSM) signals can be picked up by the interior surveillance system and result in
Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has
Bulletin Number: 122-F4U4P-04
Model Line: Cayenne (92A) Macan (95B) Concerns: AGM starter battery (referred to below simply as ?battery?) Situation: Customer complaints concerning battery-related topics Recurring customer complaints concerning topics relating to bat
Bulletin Number: 122-F6P9L-04
General information: This bulletin contains information about ? technically permissible wheel/tire combinations, ? measures that may be required when changing the wheel/tire combination installed at the factory, ? approved original Por
Bulletin Number: 122-K8M7U-05
Subject: Cayenne S (9YA) As of 2018 Front exhaust pipes Symptom: Buzzing/vibrating noises in the exhaust system area at an engine speed of approx. 1,100 rpm during deceleration. Cause: The exhaust system can expand in an unfavorable dir
Bulletin Number: 122-P5G7U-07
Oil in the wiring harness. If oil is found in the engine wiring harness during a repair, the wiring harness and all the affected components (including the oil pump control valve) must be replaced.
Bulletin Number: 122-R9H5B-07
Concerns: Belt tensioner Information: Checking belt tensioner in the event of a complaint about "leaks" before carrying out any other work.
Bulletin Number: 122-X8H9Y-08
Subject: Connecting-rod bearing Situation: At high engine speeds and with the high lateral acceleration forces that occur when driving on race tracks, the oil pressure can drop if the engine-oil level is low. In this case, the connecting
2018 PORSCHE MACAN
Bulletin Number: 122-A6Z3V-03
Subject: Intake valves and intake ports Information: Carboned-up valves in the engine can be reworked and cleaned using cleaning equipment. If there is a complaint about knocking combustion, e.g. during acceleration at high load, the con
Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has
Bulletin Number: 122-F4U4P-04
Model Line: Cayenne (92A) Macan (95B) Concerns: AGM starter battery (referred to below simply as ?battery?) Situation: Customer complaints concerning battery-related topics Recurring customer complaints concerning topics relating to bat
Bulletin Number: 122-F8U4Z-02
Subject: Air-conditioning control unit (also control panel/switch console) Symptom: When starting the vehicle, an unsuitable air conditioning setting is preset in the rear air-conditioning control unit. Only air conditioning settings fro
Bulletin Number: 122-H5C4J-12
Information: It is possible that a faulty wheel speed sensor can be the root cause of the multiple warnings. Check the fault memory for the following types of faults for one or more wheel speed sensors. * Sensor Fault * Sensor Electrical
Bulletin Number: 122-H7B7W-09
Information: Very small leaks may not be found on a normal inspection. Extra effort to locate these leaks is required.
Bulletin Number: 122-K5X7U-05
Subject: Transfer case and transfer case control unit (all-wheel drive control unit)
Bulletin Number: 122-L7P4X-03
The "transfer case" is designed as an active all-wheel drive system that is dynamically adapted to the respective driving state. Power transmission between the front and rear axle is controlled electronically via the "all-wheel drive ser
Bulletin Number: 122-M7U8E-08
Subject: Gateway control unit
Bulletin Number: 122-N4G6E-09
Symptom: Customers complain about disturbing noises coming from the footwell area on the driver's side while steering. Cause: The surface of the foam rubber seal in the sealing sleeves starts to wear and crumble due to high temperatures.
Bulletin Number: 122-N9H2B-06
Subject: Window cleaning fluid Information: The affected vehicles were not filled with window cleaning fluid at the factory because the window cleaning fluid is not currently available. For this reason, the washer fluid reservoir on the
Bulletin Number: 122-P2P8X-06
Technical Background Front brakes are squealing with light pedal at low speed. The noise is primarily in the 8 kHz range. Service Information Test drive the vehicle and verify the noise with an FFT plot. Low speed, light pedal squeal is m
Bulletin Number: 122-R9H5B-07
Concerns: Belt tensioner Information: Checking belt tensioner in the event of a complaint about "leaks" before carrying out any other work.
Bulletin Number: 122-S4R2X-07
Subject: Outside temperature sensor Symptom: The outside temperature display shows implausible values. Cause: The outside temperature display can show implausible values because the wire harness for the outside temperature sensor is too
Bulletin Number: 122-V2L9S-06
Subject: Transfer case and transfer case control unit (all-wheel drive control unit)
Bulletin Number: 122-W3X6V-06
Subject: Air-conditioning control unit (also control panel/switch console) Symptom: When starting the vehicle, an unsuitable air conditioning setting is preset in the rear air-conditioning control unit.
Bulletin Number: 122-X2M2D-01
Symptom: Symptom 1: Right headlight has interior condensation. Symptom 2: One or both headlights has/have interior condensation Remedial action 1: The breather hose 95B.941.560.B (without corrugated hose) must be replaced by the breath
2018 PORSCHE MACAN S
Bulletin Number: 122-A6Z3V-03
Subject: Intake valves and intake ports Information: Carboned-up valves in the engine can be reworked and cleaned using cleaning equipment. If there is a complaint about knocking combustion, e.g. during acceleration at high load, the con
Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has
Bulletin Number: 122-X4P2F-09
Information: Due to an incorrect parameter set for both control units for PDCC, the PASM control unit can detect non-existent swaying of the chassis under certain driving conditions. As a result, the PDCC system is deactivated and the cha
2018 PORSCHE MACAN TURBO
Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has
Bulletin Number: 122-X4P2F-09
Information: Due to an incorrect parameter set for both control units for PDCC, the PASM control unit can detect non-existent swaying of the chassis under certain driving conditions. As a result, the PDCC system is deactivated and the cha
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA
Bulletin Number: 122-A2R4B-06
There is a possibility that the pressure hose between the charge-air cooler and throttle valve for cylinders 4?6 is rubbing against the cooling fan housing on the affected vehicles. This can cause a leak in the pressure hose at the chafin
Bulletin Number: 122-A4N2Y-07
Subject: Control unit for Porsche Active SuspensionManagement (PASM) Information: Due to a software error, there is a possibility that communication between the PASM control unit and other control units will sometimes be aborted when the
Bulletin Number: 122-A4N2Y-07
Subject: Control unit for Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) Information: Due to a software error, there is a possibility that communication between the PASM control unit and other control units will sometimes be aborted when the
Bulletin Number: 122-A6Z3V-03
Subject: Intake valves and intake ports Information: Carboned-up valves in the engine can be reworked and cleaned using cleaning equipment. If there is a complaint about knocking combustion, e.g. during acceleration at high load, the con
Bulletin Number: 122-A7E7V-03
Customer Concern: The remote key battery is dead before its expected end of life. Technical Concern: The technician confirms this behavior. Service Information: For vehicles built before 8/19/2017, the key itself is defective and the batt
Bulletin Number: 122-B4P8W-01
Subject: Fastening screw for engine ground cable on front right longitudinalmember Concern: There is a possibility that the fastening screw for the engine ground cable on the front right longitudinalmember may not have been tightened suff
Bulletin Number: 122-B6P3D-03
Symptom: Hard or jerky gear changes. Cause: This is caused by the transition phase when changing from the engaged gear to the target gear. Various components of the powertrain affect the shifting quality. Remedial Action: In the event
Bulletin Number: 122-B9L7S-07
Subject: Control unit for rear-end electronics Symptom: The alarm system is triggered spontaneously (for no apparent reason). Cause: The mobile phone antenna (GSM) signals can be picked up by the interior surveillance system and result in
Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has
Bulletin Number: 122-D2C2G-11
Technical Concern: This failure is the result of faulty message monitoring within the instrument cluster. Because the instrument cluster cannot properly detect and display the current cruise control status, the cruise control does not engag
Bulletin Number: 122-D5Y9E-02
Customer Concern: There are reports of failed Porsche Car Connect (PCC) initializations. Technical Concern: Due to input handling in the VTS software, the Porsche Car Connect initialization fails. The ninth character in the VIN may be an
Bulletin Number: 122-D9R9E-04
This Technical Information is intended as a supplement to the existing information in the event of complaints about data processing or data transfer between the Porsche Diagnostic Key and reader. The list provided here is sorted according
Bulletin Number: 122-E5M8Q-11
Technical Concern: This failure is often accompanied by a long list of instrument cluster faults, including "C11011 - Control unit faulty, watchdog". All reported cases have been at PDI or with very low mileage. Service Information: The re
Bulletin Number: 122-E7C5Z-05
Condition The fuel filler door flap, or the charging door flap is difficult to open or close. Technical Background The tolerance for the flap against the body is too tight.
Bulletin Number: 122-E7X5D-12
Subject: Control unit for Porsche Active SuspensionManagement (PASM) Information: On vehicles with air suspension, the vehicle level can be lowered after the vehicle has been idle for a long time. At temperatures below 5░ F (-15░ C), this
Bulletin Number: 122-G2H3D-02
Concern: Incorrect Model Year (MY) coding in Gateway prevents programming Information: During software updates, it is possible for the Gateway to store an incorrect MY. If this happens, the vehicle will function as normal until the next a
Bulletin Number: 122-G6M3G-06
Symptom: The filler flap/charge port door is difficult to open or close. Cause: The filler flap/charge port door may be difficult to actuate due to unfavorable component tolerances on the affected vehicles. Remedial Action: Replace the
Bulletin Number: 122-G6X5S-04
Subject: Control unit for high-voltage charger Information: Due to a software error, there is a possibility that the control unit for the high-voltage charger will not switch to energy-savingmode after the vehicle is stopped in the event
Bulletin Number: 122-H3T9C-02
Concern: Abrupt, ?Harsh? Gear Shift Changes, particularly in first and second gears Information: Rough gear changes with unmatched engine and transmission revs can be attributed to an unadapted PDK. Transmission performance issues charact
Bulletin Number: 122-H7B7W-09
Information: Very small leaks may not be found on a normal inspection. Extra effort to locate these leaks is required.
Bulletin Number: 122-H8L6P-07
Information: Side sections can crack when replacing the tankmodule or chargingmodule
Bulletin Number: 122-H8L6P-07
Information: Side sections can crack when replacing the tank module or charging module
Bulletin Number: 122-L4R6B-12
Technical Concern: Due to input handling in the VTS software, the Porsche Car Connect initialization fails. The ninth character in the VIN may be an "X" (e.g. WP0AF2A7XHL123456). However, the system sees this "X" character as invalid and do
Bulletin Number: 122-L6U2W-04
Subject: Plug socket (230 V/100 V/110 V) Symptom: AC plug socket (230 V/100 V/110 V) does not work. Cause: The bit for "Plug socket switch-off" may be set unnecessarily in the gateway control unit.
Bulletin Number: 122-M7G3R-05
Information: The 48-volt system on the affected vehicles can fail when the ignition is switched on due to incorrect initialization. As a result, the electronic anti-roll stabilization system (eAWS) of Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDC
Bulletin Number: 122-N5Q5H-09
Information: An unfavorably positioned drain bore in the front right power windows mechanism can prevent moisture that penetrates via the window channel frombeing drained completely. If this moisture freezes at low outside temperatures, t
Bulletin Number: 122-N9H2B-06
Subject: Window cleaning fluid Information: The affected vehicles were not filled with window cleaning fluid at the factory because the window cleaning fluid is not currently available. For this reason, the washer fluid reservoir on the
Bulletin Number: 122-P5G7U-07
Oil in the wiring harness. If oil is found in the engine wiring harness during a repair, the wiring harness and all the affected components (including the oil pump control valve) must be replaced.
Bulletin Number: 122-R3R8W-12
Technical Concern: The technician confirms the customer's observation and also notes fault code P305400 stored in the DME.
Bulletin Number: 122-R6Y8J-05
Condition The customer experiences an interruption in Apple CarPlay service after selecting the reverse gear. In other words, after the PCM screen displays the reverse camera, the PCM screen will not display Apple CarPlay until the user re
Bulletin Number: 122-R9H5B-07
Concerns: Belt tensioner Information: Checking belt tensioner in the event of a complaint about "leaks" before carrying out any other work.
Bulletin Number: 122-T5A2Z-05
Condition The remote key battery is discharged before it?s expected. Technical Background A manufacturing defect damages the key and causes the key battery to discharge prematurely. This damage cannot be repaired.
Bulletin Number: 122-T9V3D-07
Customer Concern The customer hears rattling noise from the front brakes.
Bulletin Number: 122-V9W9U-09
Information: Due to a software error, there is a possibility that the enhanced seat belt diagnostic function may not detect the driver's correctly fastened seat belt on the affected vehicles. If this happens, the warning message "Driver s
Bulletin Number: 122-W3K7N-04
Subject: Wiper arm on rear wiper Situation: There is a possibility that the affected vehicles were fitted with a rear wiper on which there is a crack on the cone of the wiper arm due to amanufacturing error. This can cause the cone to br
Bulletin Number: 122-W6Z8L-08
Concern: Abrupt, ?Harsh? Gear Shift Changes, particularly in first and second gears Information: Rough gear changes with unmatched engine and transmission revs can be attributed to an unadapted PDK.
Bulletin Number: 122-X8H9Y-08
Subject: Connecting-rod bearing Situation: At high engine speeds and with the high lateral acceleration forces that occur when driving on race tracks, the oil pressure can drop if the engine-oil level is low. In this case, the connecting
Bulletin Number: 122-Y3W6C-02
Subject: Gap between rear spoiler and roof Information: There is a possibility that the gap dimension fromthe rear spoiler to the roof does not comply with specifications on the affected vehicles. Customers may regard this as a visual de
Bulletin Number: 122-Y8S5J-08
Subject: Wire harness for PASMvalve unit Information: The wire harness for the PASM valve unit is not routed correctly in the area around the heat protection panels for the valve unit on the affected vehicles. Due to relative movements w
Bulletin Number: 122-Z2P4B-06
Technical Background The coolant pump for the high voltage battery actively monitors its own speed and current consumption. For a given commanded speed, if the actual pump speed exceeds a defined value and the current consumption drops bel
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA 4S
Bulletin Number: 122-A2R4B-06
There is a possibility that the pressure hose between the charge-air cooler and throttle valve for cylinders 4?6 is rubbing against the cooling fan housing on the affected vehicles. This can cause a leak in the pressure hose at the chafin
Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has
Bulletin Number: 122-X8Y9N-07
A vacuum line at the vacuum reservoir in the left front wheel well was not connected properly during production and may become disconnected (see the picture below). The repair is to simply reconnect the line and make sure it is not under
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA 4S EXECUTIVE
Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA 4S SPORT TURISMO
Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has
Bulletin Number: 122-D9W6F-06
Cause: The gap dimension between the tank cap and seal may be too small, making it difficult to open or close the tank cap. Remedial Action: Rework the top centering bar on the tank module
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO
Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has
Bulletin Number: 122-X8Y9N-07
A vacuum line at the vacuum reservoir in the left front wheel well was not connected properly during production and may become disconnected (see the picture below). The repair is to simply reconnect the line and make sure it is not under
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO EXECUTIVE
Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO S E-HYBRID
Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has
Bulletin Number: 122-U4R6C-08
Concerns: Look of the seat cover Information: Work procedure in the event of complaint "Seat cover wrinkled".
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO SPORT TURI
Bulletin Number: 122-B9V4V-06
Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has

 

Recalls for 2018 Porsche

2018 PORSCHE MACAN
NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer:Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:01/22/2018 - 01/22/2018
Potential Units Affected:3

Defect Description:

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2018 Porsche Macan S and Macan vehicles. These vehicles have a control unit that may fail and prevent safety-related functions such as driver display alerts and possibly impair drivability and post-crash functions.

Consequence:

Failure of the control unit may increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected control unit, free of charge. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ05.
2018 PORSCHE MACAN S
NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer:Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:01/22/2018 - 01/22/2018
Potential Units Affected:3

Defect Description:

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2018 Porsche Macan S and Macan vehicles. These vehicles have a control unit that may fail and prevent safety-related functions such as driver display alerts and possibly impair drivability and post-crash functions.

Consequence:

Failure of the control unit may increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected control unit, free of charge. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ05.
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA 4S
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer:Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:06/06/2017 - 05/09/2018
Potential Units Affected:715

Defect Description:

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Panamera 4S, Panamera Turbo and Panamera Turbo Executive and 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4S Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo, and Panamera 4S Executive vehicles. The connecting links may detach from the rear-axle anti-roll bar potentially damaging the surrounding suspension parts and affecting the vehicle's handling.

Consequence:

An unexpected change to the vehicle's handling can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connecting links for the anti-roll bar, free of charge. Porsche issued owners an interim notification on July 31, 2018. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ06.
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA 4S EXECUTIVE
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer:Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:06/26/2017 - 05/04/2018
Potential Units Affected:715

Defect Description:

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Panamera 4S, Panamera Turbo and Panamera Turbo Executive and 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4S Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo, and Panamera 4S Executive vehicles. The connecting links may detach from the rear-axle anti-roll bar potentially damaging the surrounding suspension parts and affecting the vehicle's handling.

Consequence:

An unexpected change to the vehicle's handling can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connecting links for the anti-roll bar, free of charge. Porsche issued owners an interim notification on July 31, 2018. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ06.
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA 4S SPORT TURISMO
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer:Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:10/10/2017 - 05/28/2018
Potential Units Affected:715

Defect Description:

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Panamera 4S, Panamera Turbo and Panamera Turbo Executive and 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4S Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo, and Panamera 4S Executive vehicles. The connecting links may detach from the rear-axle anti-roll bar potentially damaging the surrounding suspension parts and affecting the vehicle's handling.

Consequence:

An unexpected change to the vehicle's handling can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connecting links for the anti-roll bar, free of charge. Porsche issued owners an interim notification on July 31, 2018. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ06.
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer:Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:06/01/2017 - 05/28/2018
Potential Units Affected:715

Defect Description:

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Panamera 4S, Panamera Turbo and Panamera Turbo Executive and 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4S Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo, and Panamera 4S Executive vehicles. The connecting links may detach from the rear-axle anti-roll bar potentially damaging the surrounding suspension parts and affecting the vehicle's handling.

Consequence:

An unexpected change to the vehicle's handling can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connecting links for the anti-roll bar, free of charge. Porsche issued owners an interim notification on July 31, 2018. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ06.
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO EXECUTIVE
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer:Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:05/31/2017 - 04/09/2018
Potential Units Affected:715

Defect Description:

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Panamera 4S, Panamera Turbo and Panamera Turbo Executive and 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4S Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo, and Panamera 4S Executive vehicles. The connecting links may detach from the rear-axle anti-roll bar potentially damaging the surrounding suspension parts and affecting the vehicle's handling.

Consequence:

An unexpected change to the vehicle's handling can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connecting links for the anti-roll bar, free of charge. Porsche issued owners an interim notification on July 31, 2018. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ06.
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO S E-HYBRID
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer:Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:10/11/2017 - 06/04/2018
Potential Units Affected:715

Defect Description:

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Panamera 4S, Panamera Turbo and Panamera Turbo Executive and 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4S Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo, and Panamera 4S Executive vehicles. The connecting links may detach from the rear-axle anti-roll bar potentially damaging the surrounding suspension parts and affecting the vehicle's handling.

Consequence:

An unexpected change to the vehicle's handling can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connecting links for the anti-roll bar, free of charge. Porsche issued owners an interim notification on July 31, 2018. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ06.
2018 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO SPORT TURI
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer:Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:09/04/2017 - 05/22/2018
Potential Units Affected:715

Defect Description:

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Panamera 4S, Panamera Turbo and Panamera Turbo Executive and 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4S Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo, and Panamera 4S Executive vehicles. The connecting links may detach from the rear-axle anti-roll bar potentially damaging the surrounding suspension parts and affecting the vehicle's handling.

Consequence:

An unexpected change to the vehicle's handling can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connecting links for the anti-roll bar, free of charge. Porsche issued owners an interim notification on July 31, 2018. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ06.