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Crash Test Data for 2018 Porsche

No crash test data exists.

 

Service Bulletins for 2018 Porsche

2018 PORSCHE 718 BOXSTER
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
2018 PORSCHE 911
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-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-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-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-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
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-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-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-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-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-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-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-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-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-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-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-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-R3R8W-12
Technical Concern: The technician confirms the customer's observation and also notes fault code P305400 stored in the DME.
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-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

 

Recalls for 2018 Porsche

No recalls exist.