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Crash Test Data for 2002 Porsche

Porsche Vehicle Front Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover Resistance Rating
Driver Passenger Front Seat Rear Seat
2002 911 Carrera 4S/Carrera 4 CabrioNot
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 911 Carrera/Carrera CabrioNot
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 911 GT2/Targa/TurboNot
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 BoxsterNot
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Boxster SNot
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested

 

Service Bulletins for 2002 Porsche

2002 PORSCHE 911
Bulletin Number: 0203
EXCHANGE ENGINES AND TRANSMISSIONS FOR WARRANTY. THIS BULLETIN REPLACES BULLETIN WTY0203 DATED 2-15-02. *TT
Bulletin Number: 0213
EMERGENCY ENTRY TO VEHICLES WITH LOST KEYS AND PROGRAMMING OF KEYS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 101005
HANDLING PTFE CRANKSHAFT SEALS. 8JB
Bulletin Number: 122-N7T9K-05
Subject: Replacing the coil spring on the front axle during repairs Information: Coil spring for the respective chassis no longer available. Notes: During repairs, the faulty coil spring will be replaced by a new coil spring of similar de
Bulletin Number: 122-R2V6G-07
Instructions for replacing the coil spring on the rear axle now that the original part is no longer available for the respective chassis.
Bulletin Number: 122-V3B6B-07
Announcement of a 6 month warranty extension on VAS 581005P R1234yf Service Units for air conditioning.
Bulletin Number: 122-W9D2T-07
Instructions for using VAS 581005P in order to chech and service R1234yf Air Conditioning Unit.
Bulletin Number: 122-X2X7N-07
Notice to dealers that coolants will be moved out of the special tool cabinet in the dealer service department in order to make room for new special tools. All coolant tools will be moved to the "Coolant Cart" because they need to be housed
Bulletin Number: 4274
INFORMATION ON CLICKING NOISES FROM THE REAR SPRING STRUTS FOR 2002 911 GT2 MODELS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 4616
SUBJECT REGARDING REAR AXLE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 502
FRONT AXLE SPRING STRUT CLICKING NOISE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 7018
INFORMATION REGARDING CLICKING NOISES FROM INSTRUMENT PANEL. *TT
Bulletin Number: 702
CARRERA POWERKIT AVAILABLE TO RETROFIT THE STANDARD ENGINE WITH AN INCREASED PERFORMANCE OF 254 KW (345 HP). *TT
Bulletin Number: 702
SPOT FORMATION, FOULING, FORMATION OF FILM UNDER THE COVER OF THE MAIN HEADLIGHT. 911 TURBO . *TT
Bulletin Number: A303
VOLUNTARY CUSTOMER CAMPAIGN A303 INVOLVING INSTALLATION OF THE TOP TETHER ANCHORAGE BRACKET TO THE REAR SHELF. PORSCHE HAS CONCLUDED THAT THE UPPER MOUNTING BRACKET FOR THE CHILD SEAT TOP TETHER IS MISSING. *TT
Bulletin Number: D76
PARTS WITHDRAWN. PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERIC REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNIT TO PCNA, BUT ONLY IN CASES WHERE THE DEFECT IS VISIBLE: PART NUMBER 955 110 235 01, DESCRIPTION FUEL LINE. *PE
Bulletin Number: D77
PARTS WITHDRAW; PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNITS TO PCNA: PART NUMBERS 955 628 320 00 AND 955 628 321 00; DESCRIPTION TIP SWITCH. *PE
Bulletin Number: PK-D8-16
PORSCHE: INFORMATION ON HOW TO READ THE VIN. *RM
2002 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA
Bulletin Number: 0201
AIRBAG WARNING LAMP ON WITH FAULT CODES 45, 46, 48, 49. *TT
Bulletin Number: 0202
CUSTOMER COMPLAINS THE VEHICLE HAS A GRINDING / RATTLE TYPE DRIVELINE NOISE WHEN ACCELERATING FROM A STOP. *TT
Bulletin Number: 0204
SPORT EXHAUST SYSTEM LOW SPEED NOISE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 0206
SPECIAL TOOLS - ADAPTER CABLE & ASSEMBLY PLIERS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 0213
EMERGENCY ENTRY TO VEHICLES WITH LOST KEYS AND PROGRAMMING OF KEYS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 0402
ENGINE REPLACEMENT NOT NECESSARY FOR HIGH OIL CONSUMPTION COMPLAINTS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 0402
CONNECTION ROD (FRONT & REAR) FOR STABILIZER. *TC PORSCHE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 1001
OPTION X51 - INCREASED ENGINE PERFORMANCE FOR VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION.
Bulletin Number: 101005
HANDLING PTFE CRANKSHAFT SEALS. 8JB
Bulletin Number: 104
INCORRECT FUEL LEVEL DISPLAY IN INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 122-A6R3Q-05
Concern: Replacing Hardy disc on the cardan shaft during repairs Notes: Previously, the Hardy disc (┬▒ Figure 1) was not available separately, and the entire cardan shaft had to be replaced. In order to improve the serviceability of these
Bulletin Number: 122-E9N3N-01
Subject: DME control unit
Bulletin Number: 122-N7T9K-05
Subject: Replacing the coil spring on the front axle during repairs Information: Coil spring for the respective chassis no longer available. Notes: During repairs, the faulty coil spring will be replaced by a new coil spring of similar de
Bulletin Number: 122-V3B6B-07
Announcement of a 6 month warranty extension on VAS 581005P R1234yf Service Units for air conditioning.
Bulletin Number: 122-W9D2T-07
Instructions for using VAS 581005P in order to chech and service R1234yf Air Conditioning Unit.
Bulletin Number: 1359
INSTALLING PTFE (POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE) CRANKSHAFT SEALS ON REPLACEMENT ENGINES. *TT
Bulletin Number: 202
CHECKING THE SEAM OF BOTH REAR MUFFLERS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2470
TAMPERING WITH DME MAP DATA.*JB
Bulletin Number: 3435
REPLACEMENT OF 6-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION. A212. PORSCHE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3701
TIPTRONIC CONTROL UNIT ADAPTION OF THE TORQUE CONVERER LOCKUP. *TT
Bulletin Number: 4834
COMPLAINTS FOR HYDRAULIC OIL LOSS FROM THE POWER STEERING EXANSION TANK. *TT
Bulletin Number: 501
WINTER TIRES, WHEELS, SNOW CHAINS AND SPACER RINGS - STATUS OF 07/2002. *TT
Bulletin Number: 6315
CHECKING PAINT ADHESION ON THE FRONT BUMPER COVER AND SPOILER AREA. *TT
Bulletin Number: 6658
AEROKIT CUP II INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 7018
CONCERNS WITH CLICKING NOISES FROM THE CENTER OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL IN THE KNEE PROTECTOR STRIP AREA. *TT
Bulletin Number: 7018
CONCERNS WITH CLICKING NOISES FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL ON THE PASSENGER'S SIDE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 702
SPOT FORMATION, FOULING, FORMATION OF FLIM UNDER THE COVER OF THE MAIN HEADLIGHTS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 802
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 802
REPLACING DME CONTROL MODULE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 902
EXHAUST SYSTEM RATTLING NOISE IN EXHAUST TAILPIPE COVER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 9020
CHANGE TO THE NEW ENGINE OIL LEVEL (NEW OIL CHARACTERISTICS). *TT
Bulletin Number: 9601
TECHNICAL INFORMATION REGARDING EXTENSION OF ALARM SYSTEM FUNCTIONS. *TT
Bulletin Number: A209
INFORMATION ON THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FUEL FILLER CAP. *TT *TT
Bulletin Number: D4C
INTERIOR TRIM CODES. *TT
Bulletin Number: D76
PARTS WITHDRAWN. PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERIC REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNIT TO PCNA, BUT ONLY IN CASES WHERE THE DEFECT IS VISIBLE: PART NUMBER 955 110 235 01, DESCRIPTION FUEL LINE. *PE
Bulletin Number: D77
PARTS WITHDRAW; PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNITS TO PCNA: PART NUMBERS 955 628 320 00 AND 955 628 321 00; DESCRIPTION TIP SWITCH. *PE
Bulletin Number: PI-D48-13
PORSCHE: REQUESTS RETURN OF PARTS TO PCNA FOR FUEL PUMP #911 608 110 03. *PE
Bulletin Number: PK-D8-16
PORSCHE: INFORMATION ON HOW TO READ THE VIN. *RM
Bulletin Number: TI-39-12
PORSCHE: THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAYS WARNING OF BRAKE LIGHT REMAINS ON. *PE
Bulletin Number: TI-58-12
PORSCHE: PROCEDURAL INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE REPLACING OF FAULTY CRACKED IGNITION COILS ON CERTAIN VEHICLES. MODEL 1997-2013 BOXSTER (986), BOXSTER/CAYMAN (987), CARRERA (996 & 997). *PE
Bulletin Number: TSB-16-08
PORSCHE: RETURN OF FUEL HIGH PRESSURE PUMPS. PROTECTION CAPS MISSING OR NOT FITTED ON FUEL CONNECTIONS ON FUEL HIGH PRESSURE PUMP. A POSSIBILITY THAT DIRT, DUST OR OTHER PARTICLES CAN GET INTO THE CONNECTIONS. *PE
Bulletin Number: W205
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE ENGINE STALLING WHILE DEPRESSING THE CLUTCH UNDER DECELERATION OR WHEN COMING TO A STOP, VEHICLE EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION.*JB
2002 PORSCHE 911 TURBO
Bulletin Number: 0213
EMERGENCY ENTRY TO VEHICLES WITH LOST KEYS AND PROGRAMMING OF KEYS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 122-V3B6B-07
Announcement of a 6 month warranty extension on VAS 581005P R1234yf Service Units for air conditioning.
Bulletin Number: 2470
TAMPERING WITH DME MAP DATA.*JB
Bulletin Number: 6A01
INSTALLATION OF AEROKIT TURBO SPOILER LIP. *TT
Bulletin Number: 7018
CONCERNS WITH CLICKING NOISES FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL ON THE PASSENGER'S SIDE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 9402
PORSCHE AG HAS INITIATED A VOLUNTARY WORKSHOP SERVICE ACTION RELATING TO A PROGRAMMING ERROR IN THE NAVIGATION UNIT. NAVIGATION UNIT MAY PRODUCE UNDERSIRED OFFSET PIXELS ON THE PCM DISPLAY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 9601
TECHNICAL INFORMATION REGARDING EXTENSION OF ALARM SYSTEM FUNCTIONS. *TT
Bulletin Number: D76
PARTS WITHDRAWN. PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERIC REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNIT TO PCNA, BUT ONLY IN CASES WHERE THE DEFECT IS VISIBLE: PART NUMBER 955 110 235 01, DESCRIPTION FUEL LINE. *PE
Bulletin Number: D77
PARTS WITHDRAW; PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNITS TO PCNA: PART NUMBERS 955 628 320 00 AND 955 628 321 00; DESCRIPTION TIP SWITCH. *PE
Bulletin Number: PK-D8-16
PORSCHE: INFORMATION ON HOW TO READ THE VIN. *RM
Bulletin Number: W206
PORSCHE AG HAS INITIATED A SERVICE ACTION PERTAINING TO THE INSTALLATION OF THE TURBOCHARGERS THAT IN SOME CASES MAY BE INCORRECT. OWNERS MAY COMPLAIN REGARDING ENGINE PERFORMANCE DURING ACCELERATION. *TT
2002 PORSCHE 996 TURBO
Bulletin Number: D76
PARTS WITHDRAWN. PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERIC REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNIT TO PCNA, BUT ONLY IN CASES WHERE THE DEFECT IS VISIBLE: PART NUMBER 955 110 235 01, DESCRIPTION FUEL LINE. *PE
Bulletin Number: D77
PARTS WITHDRAW; PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNITS TO PCNA: PART NUMBERS 955 628 320 00 AND 955 628 321 00; DESCRIPTION TIP SWITCH. *PE
Bulletin Number: PK-D8-16
PORSCHE: INFORMATION ON HOW TO READ THE VIN. *RM
2002 PORSCHE BOXSTER
Bulletin Number: 0201
AIRBAG WARNING LAMP ON WITH FAULT CODES 45, 46, 48, 49. *TT
Bulletin Number: 0203
EXCHANGE ENGINES AND TRANSMISSIONS FOR WARRANTY. THIS BULLETIN REPLACES BULLETIN WTY0203 DATED 2-15-02. *TT
Bulletin Number: 0213
EMERGENCY ENTRY TO VEHICLES WITH LOST KEYS AND PROGRAMMING OF KEYS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 0402
CONNECTION ROD (FRONT & REAR) FOR STABILIZER. *TC PORSCHE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 101005
HANDLING PTFE CRANKSHAFT SEALS. 8JB
Bulletin Number: 104
INCORRECT FUEL LEVEL DISPLAY IN INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 105
CLUTCH PEDAL DOES NOT FULLY REACH ITS ORIGINAL POSITION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 122-F7A6N-07
Announcement of new Special Tool 9942 for cheching the valve on the coolant reservoir for the 718.
Bulletin Number: 122-N7K2Y-06
Concerns: Ignition coil with Part Nos. 997.602.104.00 and 997.602.107.00 Information: Procedure for replacing faulty ignition coils. Cracks in the ignition coil housing (Figure 1) can cause corrosion, which can result in a rough-running
Bulletin Number: 122-U4T9K-05
Subject: Replacing the coil spring on the rear axle during repairs Information: Coil spring for the respective chassis no longer available. Notes: During repairs, the faulty coil spring will be replaced by a new coil spring of similar des
Bulletin Number: 122-V3B6B-07
Announcement of a 6 month warranty extension on VAS 581005P R1234yf Service Units for air conditioning.
Bulletin Number: 122-V5F8X-07
Information on new model designation logos which can be purchased and applied to the rear exhaust area of a vehicle, displaying the model designation on the outside of the vehicle.
Bulletin Number: 122-W9D2T-07
Instructions for using VAS 581005P in order to chech and service R1234yf Air Conditioning Unit.
Bulletin Number: 122-X2X7N-07
Notice to dealers that coolants will be moved out of the special tool cabinet in the dealer service department in order to make room for new special tools. All coolant tools will be moved to the "Coolant Cart" because they need to be housed
Bulletin Number: 122-X9V7W-05
Subject: Replacing the coil spring on the front axle during repairs Information: Coil spring for the respective chassis no longer available. Notes: During repairs, the faulty coil spring will be replaced by a new coil spring of similar de
Bulletin Number: 1359
INSTALLING PTFE (POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE) CRANKSHAFT SEALS ON REPLACEMENT ENGINES. *TT
Bulletin Number: 303
ON-BOARD DIAGNOSIS II (OBD II)/DME ME 7.2 MANUAL SUPPLEMENT - DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0446/P0604/P0605/P1671. *TT
Bulletin Number: 7018
CONCERNS WITH CLICKING NOISES FROM THE CENTER OF INSTRUMENT PANEL IN THE KNEE PROTECTOR STRIP AREA. *TT
Bulletin Number: 7018
CONCERNS WITH CLICKING NOISES FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL ON THE PASSENGER SIDE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 9601
TECHNICAL INFORMATION PERTAINING TO EXTENSION OF ALARM SYSTEM FUNCTIONS. *TT
Bulletin Number: A209
INFORMATION REGARDING THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FULE FILLER CAP. *TT
Bulletin Number: A305
CUSTOMER RECALL CAMPAIGN - CHECKING ADJUSTMENT OF THE TIPTRONIC KEYLOCK CABLE. *TT
Bulletin Number: D76
PARTS WITHDRAWN. PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERIC REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNIT TO PCNA, BUT ONLY IN CASES WHERE THE DEFECT IS VISIBLE: PART NUMBER 955 110 235 01, DESCRIPTION FUEL LINE. *PE
Bulletin Number: D77
PARTS WITHDRAW; PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNITS TO PCNA: PART NUMBERS 955 628 320 00 AND 955 628 321 00; DESCRIPTION TIP SWITCH. *PE
Bulletin Number: PK-D8-16
PORSCHE: INFORMATION ON HOW TO READ THE VIN. *RM
Bulletin Number: TI-39-12
PORSCHE: THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAYS WARNING OF BRAKE LIGHT REMAINS ON. *PE
Bulletin Number: TI-4-05-6
PORSCHE: DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES IN AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT. AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ACTIVATED IN MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY. FAULT CODES 8023; 8024; 8027; 8028; 8030; 8034; 8049; 801A, 801B, 801C, 80E0; 80E1; 80E2; 8038 OR 808A IN THE FAULT MEMORY
Bulletin Number: TI-58-12
PORSCHE: PROCEDURAL INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE REPLACING OF FAULTY CRACKED IGNITION COILS ON CERTAIN VEHICLES. MODEL 1997-2013 BOXSTER (986), BOXSTER/CAYMAN (987), CARRERA (996 & 997). *PE
2002 PORSCHE BOXSTER S
Bulletin Number: 0201
AIRBAG WARNING LAMP ON WITH FAULT CODES 45, 46, 48, 49. *TT
Bulletin Number: 0213
EMERGENCY ENTRY TO VEHICLES WITH LOST KEYS AND PROGRAMMING OF KEYS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 0402
CONNECTION ROD (FRONT & REAR) FOR STABILIZER. *TC PORSCHE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 104
INCORRECT FUEL LEVEL DISPLAY IN INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 122-F7A6N-07
Announcement of new Special Tool 9942 for cheching the valve on the coolant reservoir for the 718.
Bulletin Number: 122-U4T9K-05
Subject: Replacing the coil spring on the rear axle during repairs Information: Coil spring for the respective chassis no longer available. Notes: During repairs, the faulty coil spring will be replaced by a new coil spring of similar des
Bulletin Number: 122-V3B6B-07
Announcement of a 6 month warranty extension on VAS 581005P R1234yf Service Units for air conditioning.
Bulletin Number: 122-V5F8X-07
Information on new model designation logos which can be purchased and applied to the rear exhaust area of a vehicle, displaying the model designation on the outside of the vehicle.
Bulletin Number: 122-X9V7W-05
Subject: Replacing the coil spring on the front axle during repairs Information: Coil spring for the respective chassis no longer available. Notes: During repairs, the faulty coil spring will be replaced by a new coil spring of similar de
Bulletin Number: 3435
REPLACEMENT OF 6-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION. A212. PORSCHE. *TT
Bulletin Number: D76
PARTS WITHDRAWN. PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERIC REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNIT TO PCNA, BUT ONLY IN CASES WHERE THE DEFECT IS VISIBLE: PART NUMBER 955 110 235 01, DESCRIPTION FUEL LINE. *PE
Bulletin Number: D77
PARTS WITHDRAW; PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNITS TO PCNA: PART NUMBERS 955 628 320 00 AND 955 628 321 00; DESCRIPTION TIP SWITCH. *PE
Bulletin Number: PK-D8-16
PORSCHE: INFORMATION ON HOW TO READ THE VIN. *RM
Bulletin Number: TI-39-12
PORSCHE: THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAYS WARNING OF BRAKE LIGHT REMAINS ON. *PE
Bulletin Number: TI-4-05-6
PORSCHE: DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES IN AIRBAG CONTROL UNIT. AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ACTIVATED IN MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY. FAULT CODES 8023; 8024; 8027; 8028; 8030; 8034; 8049; 801A, 801B, 801C, 80E0; 80E1; 80E2; 8038 OR 808A IN THE FAULT MEMORY
Bulletin Number: TSB-16-08
PORSCHE: RETURN OF FUEL HIGH PRESSURE PUMPS. PROTECTION CAPS MISSING OR NOT FITTED ON FUEL CONNECTIONS ON FUEL HIGH PRESSURE PUMP. A POSSIBILITY THAT DIRT, DUST OR OTHER PARTICLES CAN GET INTO THE CONNECTIONS. *PE
2002 PORSCHE GT2
Bulletin Number: 0213
EMERGENCY ENTRY TO VEHICLES WITH LOST KEYS AND PROGRAMMING OF KEYS. *TT
Bulletin Number: D76
PARTS WITHDRAWN. PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERIC REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNIT TO PCNA, BUT ONLY IN CASES WHERE THE DEFECT IS VISIBLE: PART NUMBER 955 110 235 01, DESCRIPTION FUEL LINE. *PE
Bulletin Number: D77
PARTS WITHDRAW; PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNITS TO PCNA: PART NUMBERS 955 628 320 00 AND 955 628 321 00; DESCRIPTION TIP SWITCH. *PE
Bulletin Number: PK-D8-16
PORSCHE: INFORMATION ON HOW TO READ THE VIN. *RM
2002 PORSCHE PORSCHE
Bulletin Number: 0221
REMOTE KEY RANGE REDUCED. ALL MODELS. *TT
Bulletin Number: D76
PARTS WITHDRAWN. PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERIC REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNIT TO PCNA, BUT ONLY IN CASES WHERE THE DEFECT IS VISIBLE: PART NUMBER 955 110 235 01, DESCRIPTION FUEL LINE. *PE
Bulletin Number: D77
PARTS WITHDRAW; PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA REQUESTS RETURN OF THE FOLLOWING UNITS TO PCNA: PART NUMBERS 955 628 320 00 AND 955 628 321 00; DESCRIPTION TIP SWITCH. *PE

 

Recalls for 2002 Porsche

2002 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
Manufacturer:US Specs
Manufacture Dates:01/01/2002 - 05/31/2002
Potential Units Affected:1

Defect Description:

US Specs is recalling one 2002 Porsche Carrera 911. This vehicle fails to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." After performing conformity-related modifications for the US market, this vehicle was released with passenger seatbelts that lack the required Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) function.

Consequence:

Without the ALR function, the seatbelts do not allow for the secure installation of a child restraint, which can increase the risk of injury to a child during a crash.

Action:

US Specs will notify the owner and replace all of the passenger seat belts, free of charge. The recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact US Specs at 1-443-502-2331.
2002 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEAT BELTS
Manufacturer:US Specs
Manufacture Dates:01/01/2002 - 05/31/2002
Potential Units Affected:1

Defect Description:

US Specs is recalling one 2002 Porsche Carrera 911. This vehicle fails to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." After performing conformity-related modifications for the US market, this vehicle was released with passenger seatbelts that lack the required Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) function.

Consequence:

Without the ALR function, the seatbelts do not allow for the secure installation of a child restraint, which can increase the risk of injury to a child during a crash.

Action:

US Specs will notify the owner and replace all of the passenger seat belts, free of charge. The recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact US Specs at 1-443-502-2331.
2002 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:US Specs
Manufacture Dates:01/01/2002 - 05/31/2002
Potential Units Affected:4

Defect Description:

US Specs is recalling one 2002 Porsche Carrera, one 1997 BMW 750IL, and two 1986 BMW 635 CSI vehicles for failing to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 111, "Rearview Mirrors." While performing conformity-related modifications for the US market, labels with an incorrect size font were applied to the passenger side mirror.

Consequence:

Drivers of these vehicles may not know the proximity of the objects in the passenger side mirror, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

US Specs will notify owners and correct the statement on the passenger mirror of the affected vehicles, free of charge. The recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact US Specs at 1-443-502-2331.
2002 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA
NHTSA Campaign ID:VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
Manufacturer:US Specs
Manufacture Dates:01/01/2002 - 05/31/2002
Potential Units Affected:4

Defect Description:

US Specs is recalling one 2002 Porsche Carrera, one 1997 BMW 750IL, and two 1986 BMW 635 CSI vehicles for failing to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 111, "Rearview Mirrors." While performing conformity-related modifications for the US market, labels with an incorrect size font were applied to the passenger side mirror.

Consequence:

Drivers of these vehicles may not know the proximity of the objects in the passenger side mirror, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

US Specs will notify owners and correct the statement on the passenger mirror of the affected vehicles, free of charge. The recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact US Specs at 1-443-502-2331.
2002 PORSCHE BOXSTER
NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Manufacturer:PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates:11/01/1996 - 05/15/2002
Potential Units Affected:12234

Defect Description:

CERTAIN 2-DOOR CONVERTIBLE PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE TIPTRONIC (AUTOMATIC) TRANSMISSION MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH AN INCORRECTLY ADJUSTED KEY-LOCK-CABLE DOWN TO THE SHIFT SELECTOR. IF THE KEY-LOCK-CABLE IS NOT ADJUSTED CORRECTLY, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE IGNITION KEY WILL SNAG UPON BEING REMOVED FRO THE IGNITION LOCK OR THE SLECTOR LEVER CAN BE SHIFTED FROM POSITION "P" WITH THE IGNITION KEY REMOVED AND THE LOCKING BUTTON OPERATED.

Consequence:

IF THE SELECTOR LEVER IS THEN SHIFTED FROM POSITION "P" TO POSITION "R, N OR D" WITH THE VEHICLE PARKED, AND IF THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT ON, THE VHEICLE WILL NOT BE SECURED FROM INADVERTENLY ROLLING AWAY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE CABLE ADJUSTMENT AND, REGARDLESS OF THE RESULTS OF THIS INSPECTION, THE KEY-LOCK-CABLE MUST ALSO BE ADJUSTED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 15, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.
2002 PORSCHE BOXSTER S
NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Manufacturer:PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates:11/01/1996 - 05/15/2002
Potential Units Affected:12234

Defect Description:

CERTAIN 2-DOOR CONVERTIBLE PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE TIPTRONIC (AUTOMATIC) TRANSMISSION MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH AN INCORRECTLY ADJUSTED KEY-LOCK-CABLE DOWN TO THE SHIFT SELECTOR. IF THE KEY-LOCK-CABLE IS NOT ADJUSTED CORRECTLY, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE IGNITION KEY WILL SNAG UPON BEING REMOVED FRO THE IGNITION LOCK OR THE SLECTOR LEVER CAN BE SHIFTED FROM POSITION "P" WITH THE IGNITION KEY REMOVED AND THE LOCKING BUTTON OPERATED.

Consequence:

IF THE SELECTOR LEVER IS THEN SHIFTED FROM POSITION "P" TO POSITION "R, N OR D" WITH THE VEHICLE PARKED, AND IF THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT ON, THE VHEICLE WILL NOT BE SECURED FROM INADVERTENLY ROLLING AWAY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE CABLE ADJUSTMENT AND, REGARDLESS OF THE RESULTS OF THIS INSPECTION, THE KEY-LOCK-CABLE MUST ALSO BE ADJUSTED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 15, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.
2002 PORSCHE GT2
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:PORSCHE CARS OF NORTH AMERICA
Manufacture Dates:10/02/2002 - 02/05/2003
Potential Units Affected:32

Defect Description:

CERTAIN COUPE (TWO SEATER) PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF PART 567, "CERTIFICATION." THE GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING IS INCORRECT ON THE CERTIFICATION LABEL. THE LISTED GVWR IS 4,244 POUNDS AND THE CORRECT VALUE SHOULD BE 3,814 POUNDS.

Consequence:

OWNERS WOULD BE MISINFORMED OF THEIR VEHICLE'S ACTUAL GVWR.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A CORRECTED CERTIFICATION LABEL. (THIS RECALL WILL BE CONDUCTED IN CONJUNCTION WITH PORSCHE'S PREVIOUS RECALL A303/03V-027 ON THE SAME VEHICLES FOR A FMVSS NO. 225 NONCOMPLIANCE). OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 28, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-767-7243.
2002 PORSCHE GT2
NHTSA Campaign ID:CHILD SEAT:TETHER (STRAP)
Manufacturer:PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates:10/02/2002 - 03/30/2003
Potential Units Affected:48

Defect Description:

CERTAIN TWO-SEAT, TWO-DOOR COUPE MODEL PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE NOT EQUIPPED WITH A TOP TETHER ANCHORAGE AS REQUIRED BY THE STANDARD. OWNERS WHO WISH TO USE A CHILD RESTRAINT WITH THE AIR BAG DEACTIVATION DEVICE REQUIRING A TOP TETHER IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT CANNOT CORRECTLY INSTALL THE SEAT DUE TO THE LACK OF THE TOP TETHER ANCHORAGE.

Consequence:

IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE CHILD MAY NOT BE PROPERLY PROTECTED.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE TETHER ANCHORAGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-767-7243.