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Safety Features



2001 BMW 3-Series 325Ci 2dr Cpe

  • Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS)
  • Front door-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Fuel cutoff (triggered by airbag deployment)
  • Rear child safety seat anchors
  • Automatic-locking retractors on all passenger safety belts-inc: installation on child restraint seats
  • Height adjustable front safety belts w/automatic tensioners, force limiters
 
Crash Test Results for the 2001 BMW Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2001 BMW 3-Series 325Ci 2dr Cpe
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2001 BMW 3-Series 325Ci 2dr Cpe
No recalls exist.
 


2003 Porsche 911 GT2

  • Driver and passenger front airbag
  • Front side airbag
  • Two head restraints on front seats
 
Crash Test Results for the 2003 Porsche Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
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2003 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S/Carrera 4 Cabrio Not
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2003 Porsche 911 Carrera/Carrera Cabrio Not
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2003 Porsche 911 GT2/Targa/Turbo Not
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2003 Porsche Boxster Not
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2003 Porsche Boxster S Not
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Service Bulletins for 2003 Porsche Boxster S GT2
2003 PORSCHE 911:

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: 702
SPOT FORMATION, FOULING, FORMATION OF FILM UNDER THE COVER OF THE MAIN HEADLIGHT. 911 TURBO . *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


2003 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA:

Bulletin Number: 0201
RADIO CDR23/PCM2 (POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE): SECURITY CODE-CARD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0402
CONNECTION ROD (FRONT & REAR) FOR STABILIZER. *TC PORSCHE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 101005
HANDLING PTFE CRANKSHAFT SEALS. 8JB

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-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-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: 203
CAMPAIGN A309. IN ORDER TO AVOID DANGER TO OCCUPANTS IN A REAR-END COLLISION, BOTH OF THE FRONT SEATS MUST BE REPLACED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 602
ACTIVATING THE CD RADIO PORSCHE CDR 23. *TT

Bulletin Number: 702
SPOT FORMATION, FOULING, FORMATION OF FLIM UNDER THE COVER OF THE MAIN HEADLIGHTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 803
DIAGNOSING AND REPAIRING THE PCM2 SYSTEM. THIS BULLETIN REPLACES BULLETIN #803 DATED 5/23/03. *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


2003 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 4 CABRIOLET:

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: 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


2003 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 4S:

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: 203
CAMPAIGN A309. IN ORDER TO AVOID DANGER TO OCCUPANTS IN A REAR-END COLLISION, BOTH OF THE FRONT SEATS MUST BE REPLACED. *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


2003 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA CABRIOLET:

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: 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


2003 PORSCHE 911 GT2:

Bulletin Number: 103
CAMPAIGN A309. IN ORDER TO AVOID DANGER TO OCCUPANTS IN A REAR-END COLLISION, BOTH OF THE FRONT SEATS MUST BE REPLACED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 122-V3B6B-07
Announcement of a 6 month warranty extension on VAS 581005P R1234yf Service Units for air conditioning.

Bulletin Number: 602
ACTIVATING THE CD RADIO PORSCHE CDR 23. *TT

Bulletin Number: A307
VOLUNTARY CUSTOMER CAMPAIGN INVOLVING VEHICLES THAT MAY HAVE A LOOSE CONNECTION (THREADED UNION) IN THE PRESSURE HOSE SYSTEM OF THE POWER STEERING UNIT. *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


2003 PORSCHE 911 GT3:

Bulletin Number: 0201
RADIO CDR23/PCM2 (POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE): SECURITY CODE-CARD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 101005
HANDLING PTFE CRANKSHAFT SEALS. 8JB

Bulletin Number: 122-V3B6B-07
Announcement of a 6 month warranty extension on VAS 581005P R1234yf Service Units for air conditioning.

Bulletin Number: 4636
BRAKE PADS- STANDARD BRAKES/PCCB BRAKES. *MR

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


2003 PORSCHE 911 TARGA:

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: 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


2003 PORSCHE 911 TURBO:

Bulletin Number: 103
CAMPAIGN A309. IN ORDER TO AVOID DANGER TO OCCUPANTS IN A REAR-END COLLISION, BOTH OF THE FRONT SEATS MUST BE REPLACED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 122-V3B6B-07
Announcement of a 6 month warranty extension on VAS 581005P R1234yf Service Units for air conditioning.

Bulletin Number: 602
ACTIVATING THE CD RADIO PORSCHE CDR 23. *TT

Bulletin Number: 703
DIAGNOSING AND REPAIRING THE PCM2 SYSTEM. THIS BULLETIN REPLACES BULLETIN #703 DATED 5/23/03. *TT

Bulletin Number: A307
VOLUNTARY CUSTOMER CAMPAIGN INVOLVING VEHICLES THAT MAY HAVE A LOOSE CONNECTION (THREADED UNION) IN THE PRESSURE HOSE SYSTEM OF THE POWER STEERING UNIT. *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

 
Recalls for 2003 Porsche Boxster S GT2
2003 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V070000
Component: SEATS
Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 09/16/2002 - 03/17/2003
Potential Units Affected: 1805
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FITTED WITH FRONT SEAT BACKS, WHICH DO NOT MEET PORSCHE'S STRENGTH STANDARDS.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE SEATS COULD TWIST, TILTING ON ONE SIDE TO THE REAR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH THE FRONT SEATS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 26, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.
2003 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 4 CABRIOLET
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V070000
Component: SEATS
Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 09/16/2002 - 03/17/2003
Potential Units Affected: 1805
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FITTED WITH FRONT SEAT BACKS, WHICH DO NOT MEET PORSCHE'S STRENGTH STANDARDS.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE SEATS COULD TWIST, TILTING ON ONE SIDE TO THE REAR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH THE FRONT SEATS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 26, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.
2003 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 4S
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V070000
Component: SEATS
Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 09/16/2002 - 03/17/2003
Potential Units Affected: 1805
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FITTED WITH FRONT SEAT BACKS, WHICH DO NOT MEET PORSCHE'S STRENGTH STANDARDS.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE SEATS COULD TWIST, TILTING ON ONE SIDE TO THE REAR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH THE FRONT SEATS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 26, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.
2003 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA CABRIOLET
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V070000
Component: SEATS
Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 09/16/2002 - 03/17/2003
Potential Units Affected: 1805
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FITTED WITH FRONT SEAT BACKS, WHICH DO NOT MEET PORSCHE'S STRENGTH STANDARDS.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE SEATS COULD TWIST, TILTING ON ONE SIDE TO THE REAR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH THE FRONT SEATS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 26, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.
2003 PORSCHE 911 GT2
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V218000
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 07/24/2002 - 03/01/2003
Potential Units Affected: 1043
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES MAY HAVE A LOOSE FITTING IN THE PRESSURE LINE OF THE POWER STEERING ASSEMBLY.
Consequence:
IF THE FITTING IS LOOSE, THE HYDRAULIC FLUID COULD LEAK OUT, WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST AND, FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A MANUAL TRANSMISSION, LOSS OF CLUTCH ASSISTANCE. IF THE LEAKING FLUID COMES INTO CONTACT WITH HOT EXHAUST COMPONENTS, IT COULD IGNITE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE FITTING TO SPECIFICATIONS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON DECEMBER 1, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.
2003 PORSCHE 911 GT2
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V070000
Component: SEATS
Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 09/16/2002 - 03/17/2003
Potential Units Affected: 1805
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FITTED WITH FRONT SEAT BACKS, WHICH DO NOT MEET PORSCHE'S STRENGTH STANDARDS.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE SEATS COULD TWIST, TILTING ON ONE SIDE TO THE REAR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH THE FRONT SEATS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 26, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.
2003 PORSCHE 911 TARGA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V070000
Component: SEATS
Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 09/16/2002 - 03/17/2003
Potential Units Affected: 1805
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FITTED WITH FRONT SEAT BACKS, WHICH DO NOT MEET PORSCHE'S STRENGTH STANDARDS.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE SEATS COULD TWIST, TILTING ON ONE SIDE TO THE REAR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH THE FRONT SEATS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 26, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.
2003 PORSCHE 911 TURBO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V070000
Component: SEATS
Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 09/16/2002 - 03/17/2003
Potential Units Affected: 1805
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FITTED WITH FRONT SEAT BACKS, WHICH DO NOT MEET PORSCHE'S STRENGTH STANDARDS.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE SEATS COULD TWIST, TILTING ON ONE SIDE TO THE REAR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH THE FRONT SEATS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 26, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.
2003 PORSCHE 911 TURBO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V218000
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
Manufacturer: PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 07/24/2002 - 03/01/2003
Potential Units Affected: 1043
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES MAY HAVE A LOOSE FITTING IN THE PRESSURE LINE OF THE POWER STEERING ASSEMBLY.
Consequence:
IF THE FITTING IS LOOSE, THE HYDRAULIC FLUID COULD LEAK OUT, WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST AND, FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A MANUAL TRANSMISSION, LOSS OF CLUTCH ASSISTANCE. IF THE LEAKING FLUID COMES INTO CONTACT WITH HOT EXHAUST COMPONENTS, IT COULD IGNITE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE FITTING TO SPECIFICATIONS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON DECEMBER 1, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.
 






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