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2017 Aston Martin Rapide S 4 Door

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Pretensioners
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Headlights-Auto-Leveling
  • Stability Control
  • Traction Control
  • Brake Assist
  • Child Safety Locks
 
Crash Test Results for the 2017 Aston Martin Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2017 Aston Martin Rapide S 4 Door
2017 ASTON MARTIN RAPIDE S:

Bulletin Number: QN-15-0047
The software is now available to let you install the Apple CarPlay feature.

Bulletin Number: QN-15-0047
The software is now available to let you install the Apple CarPlay feature.

Bulletin Number: QN-15-0047V2
The software is now available to let you install the Apple CarPlay feature. Amended to update procedure.

Bulletin Number: QN-15-0047V2
The software is now available to let you install the Apple CarPlay feature. Amended to update procedure.

Bulletin Number: SA-15-0267V2
The software is now available to let you install the Apple CarPlay feature. Amended to update procedure.

Bulletin Number: SA-15-0267V2
The software is now available to let you install the Apple CarPlay feature. Amended to update procedure.

Bulletin Number: SB-01-0327V2
Procedure to adjust fuel filler assembly to prevent the door from catching. Amended to cover modified part.

Bulletin Number: SB-01-1094
Deployable Spoiler wear inspection - annual check required.

Bulletin Number: SB-01-1094
Deployable Spoiler wear inspection - annual check required.

Bulletin Number: SPL-03-1088
Introduction of a remanufactured long-block V8 engine

Bulletin Number: SPL-03-1261
Recommended Engine Oils for V8 and V12 Naturally Aspirated Engines

Bulletin Number: SPL-04-1273
Tyre data for vehicles from 17MY onward

Bulletin Number: SPL-12-0568V3
Introduction of new air conditioning refrigerant type in EU cars to comply with EU directive. Amended and issued again to describe special offer of equipment necessary to Dealers.

Bulletin Number: SPL-15-1157
Aftermarket dash camera questionnaire

Bulletin Number: SPL-15-1157
Aftermarket dash camera questionnaire

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1017
Reminder to do OBD In-use Monitoring with AMDS.

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1022
Client Services Department Team Update.

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1036
New electrical content and HTML5 upgrade for Cortona 3D content on the dealer communication system (DCS).

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1047
2018 Technical Training Update.

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1074
EPDR Submission process update to existing SPL-30-0458

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1148
To inform about the changes we are making to Technical Training along with the introduction of the 3 tier Technician grading system

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1148
To inform about the changes we are making to Technical Training along with the introduction of the 3 tier Technician grading system

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1150
Instructions for the ATEQ TPMS / RKE Tool

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1235
The Introduction of Tech Hub and Spotlight

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1244
Technical Assessments launched on the training academy

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1257
Welcome to Technical Hub

Bulletin Number: WPL-30-0320V2
Parts return requests PRRs

 
Recalls for 2017 Aston Martin Rapide S 4 Door
No recalls exist.
 


2013 Porsche Panamera Turbo S

  • Driver Airbag
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Front Dual Knee Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Rear Side Airbags
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • ParkAssist Front and Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Ultrasonic Sensors
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Front and Rear Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2013 Porsche Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2013 Porsche Panamera Turbo S
2013 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-B4W2U-06
Concerns: Coding values for the instrument cluster Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on certain 2010 to 2013 Panamera/4/S/4S/S Hybrid and Panamera Turbo/S vehicles. A new parameter set for the instrument

Bulletin Number: 122-B4W2U-06
Concerns: Coding values for the instrument cluster Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on certain 2010 to 2013 Panamera/4/S/4S/S Hybrid and Panamera Turbo/S vehicles. A new parameter set for the instrument

Bulletin Number: 122-B5D5V-06
Withdrawal of Part Number 971858331B 1E0 as it has been superceded by Part Number 971857335C 1E0.

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-E5F6L-06
Concerns: Power distributor Information: In the event of complaints relating to the overall power supply on the vehicle and if "Connections in power distributor corroded"? is discovered as the cause of the fault, the cover on the power d

Bulletin Number: 122-F9S5J-09
Cause The control unit for the auxiliary alarm system has limited bus communication. Date of Introduction Control units for the auxiliary alarm system with updated software have been used in production since the beginning of December 20

Bulletin Number: 122-H5U6B-06
Technical Bulletin detailing new Special Tool, Flexray Vehicle Network Tester, which is now a required tool to communicate with the vehicles modules and the Porsche in-house tester known as the PIWIS Tester III.

Bulletin Number: 122-H5U6B-06
Technical Bulletin detailing new Special Tool, Flexray Vehicle Network Tester, which is now a required tool to communicate with the vehicles modules and the Porsche in-house tester known as the PIWIS Tester III.

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-J8L3U-08
Concerns: PDK transmission/control unit for PDK transmission Information: Procedure and repairmeasures in the event of complaints relating to PDK: ? Gearbox emergency operation/other warning messages ? Fault memory entries in the fault m

Bulletin Number: 122-L4X2R-10
There is a possibility that the function of the change-over valve for the sport exhaust system can fail as a result of water leaking in and causing corrosion. If this happens, the mode that was activated last will remain active. It will n

Bulletin Number: 122-M7V3V-05
Concerns: Heat shield (also referred to as tunnel heat shield) Information: Modified heat shield If the cardan shaft needs to be replaced, the type of heat shield installed must be checked. Depending on which type is installed, the heat

Bulletin Number: 122-M8J2T-06
Concerns: DME control unit Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Certain environmental conditions and the quality of fuel available in themarket can cause combustion residue t

Bulletin Number: 122-M8J2T-06
Concerns: DME control unit Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Certain environmental conditions and the quality of fuel available in themarket can cause combustion residue t

Bulletin Number: 122-N9F6H-01
Information: The customer complains that certain functions of the front camera are not available at times: * Lane Change Assist not available * Porsche Dynamic Light System not available * Traffic sign recognition not available Cause: I

Bulletin Number: 122-P2Z3Z-09
Supersessions to the seat adjustment motor on the spare parts requirements for the front power seat frame.

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-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-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-P6P7K-10
There is increased friction in the air spring compressor valves at temperatures below ?13┬░ F (?25┬░ C). This can result in a situation in which the maximum control current is not sufficient to actuate the valves. As a result, a warning mess

Bulletin Number: 122-Q5C4S-06
Issue: Oil in the wiring harness. Information: 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-Q5C4S-06
Issue: Oil in the wiring harness. Information: 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-R4C7X-08
Subject: Front camera Symptom: The customer complains that certain functions of the front camera are not available at times: Lane Change Assist not available Porsche Dynamic Light System not available Traffic sign recognition not avail

Bulletin Number: 122-R4T6X-07
Instructions for carrying out Workshop Campaign WKE0, Retrofitting Relay for Activating Control Unit for Air-Conditioning Blower. Optimized control units for the air-conditioning blower that are needed as part of campaign AKA7 are currently

Bulletin Number: 122-R8X7Z-07
Customer complaints concerning battery-related topics Recurring customer complaints concerning topics relating to battery capacity and quality.

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-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-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-S7G8J-10
A fuel tank cap in Aluminum Look (designation in Tequipment Catalog: "Fuel tank cap in Aluminum Look") is available for the Panamera (970).

Bulletin Number: 122-T7Y5Q-12
Information: This document updates information previously published in EQ 1105, EQ 1105, and EQ 1401. To provide stable voltage and sufficient current throughout certain service operations, you should connect the vehicle to a battery charg

Bulletin Number: 122-U3T2C-06
Concerns: Porsche Communication Management (PCM) 3.1 Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Various issues can occur in the PCM integrated systemon the affected vehicles, depen

Bulletin Number: 122-U3T2C-06
Concerns: Porsche Communication Management (PCM) 3.1 Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Various issues can occur in the PCM integrated systemon the affected vehicles, depen

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-W5C2W-08
Information about possible engine knocking and how to clean carbon deposits is they are dirty and causing knocking.

Bulletin Number: 122-W5C2W-08
Information about possible engine knocking and how to clean carbon deposits is they are dirty and causing knocking.

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-X3Y7Q-07
Concerns: AGM starter battery (referred to below simply as 'battery') Situation: Support for the care andmaintenance of the AGMstarter battery (at the dealership): From the time the vehicle is delivered to the Porsche Centre until it is h

Bulletin Number: 122-X9H3H-06
Concerns: Engine-oil level Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Engine oil consumption might increase during the vehicle's run-in period in some cases. As a result, it may b

Bulletin Number: 122-Y3K7M-06
Concerns: Analog clock on dashboard. Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. There is a possibility that analog clocks from a batch that does not conform to the high quality st

Bulletin Number: 122-Y7G4E-03
The rear lid does not close normally.

Bulletin Number: 122-Z3X2N-12
Information: FC00001E for right side rear lid strut is set in the Rear Lid Control Unit. The actual fault may be in the left rear lid strut. Information for Workshop: The cause could be software or moisture in the Rear Lid Control Unit. If

Bulletin Number: 42/10
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: 42/10
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: 9709
PORSCHE: MODEL YEAR 2010-2013: COVER ON POWER DISTRIBUTOR MUST BE SEALED TO AVOID CORROSION. *LJ

Bulletin Number: ATI-1301
PORSCHE: INFORMATION PROVIDED ON SUCCESSFULLY CALIBRATING ELECTRONIC PARKING BRAKES. MODELS 2010-2013 PANAMERA, CAYENNE, SPORT CARS(9X1). *PE

Bulletin Number: ATI-1301
PORSCHE: INFORMATION PROVIDED ON SUCCESSFULLY CALIBRATING ELECTRONIC PARKING BRAKES. MODELS 2010-2013 PANAMERA, CAYENNE, SPORT CARS(9X1). *PE

Bulletin Number: ATI-1303
PORSCHE: THERE MAY BE OIL IN THE WIRING HARNESS. THE WIRING HARNESS AND ALL AFFECTED AREAS MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. MODELS INCLUDE CAYENNE V8 MY 2008 AND UP/PANAMERA MY 2010 AND UP/ SPORTS CARS 2009 AND UP. *JS

Bulletin Number: TI-109-1
PORSCHE: THE PORSCHE TRACTION MANAGEMENT (PTM) IS TRANSMITTING TOO MUCH DRIVE TORQUE TO FRONT AXLE, AND THIS INCREASES WEAR ON RING GEAR AND PINION SHAFT TOOTHING AND FRONT AXLE FINAL DRIVE MAKES NOISES.. MODELS 2010-2014 PANAMERA 4, 4S,

Bulletin Number: TI-20-13
PORSCHE: CERTAIN VEHICLES,IN ISOLATED CASES, AFTER STARTING ENGINE, DRIVE OFF COMFORT MAYBE IMPAIRED RESULTING IN REDUCED ENGINE POWER MESSAGE DISPLAYED. MODELS 2011-2013 PANAMERA, PANAMERA 4. *PE

Bulletin Number: TI-20-13
PORSCHE: CERTAIN VEHICLES,IN ISOLATED CASES, AFTER STARTING ENGINE, DRIVE OFF COMFORT MAYBE IMPAIRED RESULTING IN REDUCED ENGINE POWER MESSAGE DISPLAYED. MODELS 2011-2013 PANAMERA, PANAMERA 4. *PE

Bulletin Number: TI-81-12
PORSCHE: INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE COOLER CONNECTION WHERE ONE OR TWO HOSE CLAMPS BEEN USED FOR POWER STEERING RETURN LINE. MODELS 2013 PANAMERA, PANAMERA S, PANAMERA TURBO. *PE


2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA 4:

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.


2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA 4S:

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.


2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA GTS:

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-M8J2T-06
Concerns: DME control unit Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Certain environmental conditions and the quality of fuel available in themarket can cause combustion residue t

Bulletin Number: 122-M8J2T-06
Concerns: DME control unit Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Certain environmental conditions and the quality of fuel available in themarket can cause combustion residue t

Bulletin Number: 122-T7Y5Q-12
Information: This document updates information previously published in EQ 1105, EQ 1105, and EQ 1401. To provide stable voltage and sufficient current throughout certain service operations, you should connect the vehicle to a battery charg

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.


2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA S:

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.


2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA S E-HYBRID:

Bulletin Number: 122-B9S9K-07
Concern: Check Engine and Hybrid warning illuminated Information: If the fault P055600 is stored in the DME, the brake booster vacuum system must be function tested as per the information in Guided Fault Finding and Diagnosis Informatio

Bulletin Number: 122-B9S9K-07
Concern: Check Engine and Hybrid warning illuminated Information: If the fault P055600 is stored in the DME, the brake booster vacuum system must be function tested as per the information in Guided Fault Finding and Diagnosis Informatio

Bulletin Number: 122-B9S9K-07
Concern: Check Engine and Hybrid warning illuminated Information: If the fault P055600 is stored in the DME, the brake booster vacuum system must be function tested as per the information in Guided Fault Finding and Diagnosis Informatio

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-E7Q7N-05
Concerns: Oil guide housing Information: Oil leak ("sweating", drops of oil) on engine in oil guide housing area We have discovered that the cause of some leaks in the specified area could not be detected and determined definitively in t

Bulletin Number: 122-G8Z4D-10
Information: A Cayenne with optional equipment no. 1D6 will come with a Trailer hitch receiver and wiring up to the receiver hitch that includes a control unit to operate the trailer parking lights, turn signals and brake lights. The Cayenn

Bulletin Number: 122-L6P5E-07
Request for dealers to remove Special Tool VAS 6839 from High Voltage tool box because the unit could give erroneous voltage readings. PAG has decided that VAS 6558A could be used in its place.

Bulletin Number: 122-R2Z9S-06
Concerns: Selector support Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. There is a possibility that a selector support from a defective batch on which the plastic sleeve on the sele

Bulletin Number: 122-T7Y5Q-12
Information: This document updates information previously published in EQ 1105, EQ 1105, and EQ 1401. To provide stable voltage and sufficient current throughout certain service operations, you should connect the vehicle to a battery charg

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-Z4U7L-06
Concerns: Engine-oil level Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Engine oil consumptionmight increase during the vehicle's run-in period in some cases. As a result, it may be


2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO:

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.


2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO S:

Bulletin Number: 122-B3K4R-05
Issue: Fault P029900-Turbo/Super Charger Underboost stored in the DME. Information: 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 pictu

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-J8L3U-08
Concerns: PDK transmission/control unit for PDK transmission Information: Procedure and repairmeasures in the event of complaints relating to PDK: ? Gearbox emergency operation/other warning messages ? Fault memory entries in the fault m

Bulletin Number: 122-M8J2T-06
Concerns: DME control unit Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Certain environmental conditions and the quality of fuel available in themarket can cause combustion residue t

Bulletin Number: 122-M8J2T-06
Concerns: DME control unit Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Certain environmental conditions and the quality of fuel available in themarket can cause combustion residue t

Bulletin Number: 122-Q5C4S-06
Issue: Oil in the wiring harness. Information: 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-Q5C4S-06
Issue: Oil in the wiring harness. Information: 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-T7Y5Q-12
Information: This document updates information previously published in EQ 1105, EQ 1105, and EQ 1401. To provide stable voltage and sufficient current throughout certain service operations, you should connect the vehicle to a battery charg

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-X5F7U-08
Symptom Customers complain that the brake pedal does not always return completely to its end position following actuation.

 
Recalls for 2013 Porsche Panamera Turbo S
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V446000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 07/09/2009 - 09/02/2016
Potential Units Affected: 99665
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2003-2006 Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, 2004-2010 Cayenne, 2006 Cayenne Turbo S, 2010-2016 Panamera S, Panamera 4 S, Panamera Turbo, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4, 2012-2013 Panamera Turbo S, 2013-2016 Panamera 4 GTS, 2014-2016 Panamera 4 S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive, Panamera Turbo S G1 II, Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2013 Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, Panamera Platinum Edition, 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition, Panamera Turbo S Executive Luxury Sports vehicles. The bushing that attaches the gear selector lever to the gearbox may degrade over time, causing the bushing to detach. This condition could allow the driver to move the shift lever to Park and remove the ignition key, while the transmission may not be in Park, with no warning message or audible chime.
Consequence:
If the vehicle is exited without the transmission being in Park and without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable bushing, free of charge. Owners are instructed to use the parking brake until their vehicle is repaired. The recall began August 9, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKB1.
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V322000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 05/30/2012 - 04/02/2013
Potential Units Affected: 33206
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2010-2016 Panamera 4S and Panamera S, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4 and Panamera Turbo, 2012-2016 Panamera Turbo S and Panamera S E-Hybrid, 2013-2016 Panamera GTS, 2013 Panamera Platinum Edition and Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, 2014-2016 Panamera 4S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive and Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2015 Panamera Diesel and 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition and Panamera Turbo S Exclusive Series vehicles. Water may enter the A/C blower control unit, causing an electrical short circuit.
Consequence:
An electrical short increases the risk of fire.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will add a relay harness to the A/C blower control unit and reseal it to prevent water from leaking in, free of charge. The recall began June 21, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKA7. Note: Porsche recommends that owners park their vehicle outdoors until the recall remedy has been performed.
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA 4
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V322000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 33206
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2010-2016 Panamera 4S and Panamera S, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4 and Panamera Turbo, 2012-2016 Panamera Turbo S and Panamera S E-Hybrid, 2013-2016 Panamera GTS, 2013 Panamera Platinum Edition and Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, 2014-2016 Panamera 4S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive and Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2015 Panamera Diesel and 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition and Panamera Turbo S Exclusive Series vehicles. Water may enter the A/C blower control unit, causing an electrical short circuit.
Consequence:
An electrical short increases the risk of fire.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will add a relay harness to the A/C blower control unit and reseal it to prevent water from leaking in, free of charge. The recall began June 21, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKA7. Note: Porsche recommends that owners park their vehicle outdoors until the recall remedy has been performed.
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA 4
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V446000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 07/10/2009 - 09/06/2016
Potential Units Affected: 99665
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2003-2006 Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, 2004-2010 Cayenne, 2006 Cayenne Turbo S, 2010-2016 Panamera S, Panamera 4 S, Panamera Turbo, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4, 2012-2013 Panamera Turbo S, 2013-2016 Panamera 4 GTS, 2014-2016 Panamera 4 S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive, Panamera Turbo S G1 II, Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2013 Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, Panamera Platinum Edition, 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition, Panamera Turbo S Executive Luxury Sports vehicles. The bushing that attaches the gear selector lever to the gearbox may degrade over time, causing the bushing to detach. This condition could allow the driver to move the shift lever to Park and remove the ignition key, while the transmission may not be in Park, with no warning message or audible chime.
Consequence:
If the vehicle is exited without the transmission being in Park and without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable bushing, free of charge. Owners are instructed to use the parking brake until their vehicle is repaired. The recall began August 9, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKB1.
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA 4S
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V446000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 07/06/2009 - 07/04/2016
Potential Units Affected: 99665
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2003-2006 Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, 2004-2010 Cayenne, 2006 Cayenne Turbo S, 2010-2016 Panamera S, Panamera 4 S, Panamera Turbo, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4, 2012-2013 Panamera Turbo S, 2013-2016 Panamera 4 GTS, 2014-2016 Panamera 4 S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive, Panamera Turbo S G1 II, Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2013 Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, Panamera Platinum Edition, 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition, Panamera Turbo S Executive Luxury Sports vehicles. The bushing that attaches the gear selector lever to the gearbox may degrade over time, causing the bushing to detach. This condition could allow the driver to move the shift lever to Park and remove the ignition key, while the transmission may not be in Park, with no warning message or audible chime.
Consequence:
If the vehicle is exited without the transmission being in Park and without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable bushing, free of charge. Owners are instructed to use the parking brake until their vehicle is repaired. The recall began August 9, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKB1.
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA 4S
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V322000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 33206
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2010-2016 Panamera 4S and Panamera S, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4 and Panamera Turbo, 2012-2016 Panamera Turbo S and Panamera S E-Hybrid, 2013-2016 Panamera GTS, 2013 Panamera Platinum Edition and Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, 2014-2016 Panamera 4S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive and Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2015 Panamera Diesel and 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition and Panamera Turbo S Exclusive Series vehicles. Water may enter the A/C blower control unit, causing an electrical short circuit.
Consequence:
An electrical short increases the risk of fire.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will add a relay harness to the A/C blower control unit and reseal it to prevent water from leaking in, free of charge. The recall began June 21, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKA7. Note: Porsche recommends that owners park their vehicle outdoors until the recall remedy has been performed.
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA GTS
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V446000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 07/29/2009 - 09/06/2016
Potential Units Affected: 99665
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2003-2006 Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, 2004-2010 Cayenne, 2006 Cayenne Turbo S, 2010-2016 Panamera S, Panamera 4 S, Panamera Turbo, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4, 2012-2013 Panamera Turbo S, 2013-2016 Panamera 4 GTS, 2014-2016 Panamera 4 S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive, Panamera Turbo S G1 II, Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2013 Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, Panamera Platinum Edition, 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition, Panamera Turbo S Executive Luxury Sports vehicles. The bushing that attaches the gear selector lever to the gearbox may degrade over time, causing the bushing to detach. This condition could allow the driver to move the shift lever to Park and remove the ignition key, while the transmission may not be in Park, with no warning message or audible chime.
Consequence:
If the vehicle is exited without the transmission being in Park and without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable bushing, free of charge. Owners are instructed to use the parking brake until their vehicle is repaired. The recall began August 9, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKB1.
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA GTS
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V322000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 01/17/2012 - 04/15/2013
Potential Units Affected: 33206
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2010-2016 Panamera 4S and Panamera S, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4 and Panamera Turbo, 2012-2016 Panamera Turbo S and Panamera S E-Hybrid, 2013-2016 Panamera GTS, 2013 Panamera Platinum Edition and Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, 2014-2016 Panamera 4S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive and Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2015 Panamera Diesel and 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition and Panamera Turbo S Exclusive Series vehicles. Water may enter the A/C blower control unit, causing an electrical short circuit.
Consequence:
An electrical short increases the risk of fire.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will add a relay harness to the A/C blower control unit and reseal it to prevent water from leaking in, free of charge. The recall began June 21, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKA7. Note: Porsche recommends that owners park their vehicle outdoors until the recall remedy has been performed.
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA S
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V322000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 33206
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2010-2016 Panamera 4S and Panamera S, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4 and Panamera Turbo, 2012-2016 Panamera Turbo S and Panamera S E-Hybrid, 2013-2016 Panamera GTS, 2013 Panamera Platinum Edition and Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, 2014-2016 Panamera 4S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive and Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2015 Panamera Diesel and 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition and Panamera Turbo S Exclusive Series vehicles. Water may enter the A/C blower control unit, causing an electrical short circuit.
Consequence:
An electrical short increases the risk of fire.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will add a relay harness to the A/C blower control unit and reseal it to prevent water from leaking in, free of charge. The recall began June 21, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKA7. Note: Porsche recommends that owners park their vehicle outdoors until the recall remedy has been performed.
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA S
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V446000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 07/07/2009 - 07/01/2016
Potential Units Affected: 99665
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2003-2006 Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, 2004-2010 Cayenne, 2006 Cayenne Turbo S, 2010-2016 Panamera S, Panamera 4 S, Panamera Turbo, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4, 2012-2013 Panamera Turbo S, 2013-2016 Panamera 4 GTS, 2014-2016 Panamera 4 S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive, Panamera Turbo S G1 II, Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2013 Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, Panamera Platinum Edition, 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition, Panamera Turbo S Executive Luxury Sports vehicles. The bushing that attaches the gear selector lever to the gearbox may degrade over time, causing the bushing to detach. This condition could allow the driver to move the shift lever to Park and remove the ignition key, while the transmission may not be in Park, with no warning message or audible chime.
Consequence:
If the vehicle is exited without the transmission being in Park and without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable bushing, free of charge. Owners are instructed to use the parking brake until their vehicle is repaired. The recall began August 9, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKB1.
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA S E-HYBRID
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V322000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 05/31/2012 - 03/27/2013
Potential Units Affected: 33206
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2010-2016 Panamera 4S and Panamera S, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4 and Panamera Turbo, 2012-2016 Panamera Turbo S and Panamera S E-Hybrid, 2013-2016 Panamera GTS, 2013 Panamera Platinum Edition and Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, 2014-2016 Panamera 4S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive and Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2015 Panamera Diesel and 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition and Panamera Turbo S Exclusive Series vehicles. Water may enter the A/C blower control unit, causing an electrical short circuit.
Consequence:
An electrical short increases the risk of fire.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will add a relay harness to the A/C blower control unit and reseal it to prevent water from leaking in, free of charge. The recall began June 21, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKA7. Note: Porsche recommends that owners park their vehicle outdoors until the recall remedy has been performed.
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V322000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 33206
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2010-2016 Panamera 4S and Panamera S, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4 and Panamera Turbo, 2012-2016 Panamera Turbo S and Panamera S E-Hybrid, 2013-2016 Panamera GTS, 2013 Panamera Platinum Edition and Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, 2014-2016 Panamera 4S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive and Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2015 Panamera Diesel and 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition and Panamera Turbo S Exclusive Series vehicles. Water may enter the A/C blower control unit, causing an electrical short circuit.
Consequence:
An electrical short increases the risk of fire.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will add a relay harness to the A/C blower control unit and reseal it to prevent water from leaking in, free of charge. The recall began June 21, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKA7. Note: Porsche recommends that owners park their vehicle outdoors until the recall remedy has been performed.
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V446000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 07/08/2009 - 05/13/2016
Potential Units Affected: 99665
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2003-2006 Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, 2004-2010 Cayenne, 2006 Cayenne Turbo S, 2010-2016 Panamera S, Panamera 4 S, Panamera Turbo, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4, 2012-2013 Panamera Turbo S, 2013-2016 Panamera 4 GTS, 2014-2016 Panamera 4 S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive, Panamera Turbo S G1 II, Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2013 Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, Panamera Platinum Edition, 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition, Panamera Turbo S Executive Luxury Sports vehicles. The bushing that attaches the gear selector lever to the gearbox may degrade over time, causing the bushing to detach. This condition could allow the driver to move the shift lever to Park and remove the ignition key, while the transmission may not be in Park, with no warning message or audible chime.
Consequence:
If the vehicle is exited without the transmission being in Park and without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable bushing, free of charge. Owners are instructed to use the parking brake until their vehicle is repaired. The recall began August 9, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKB1.
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO S
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V322000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 07/23/2012 - 03/28/2013
Potential Units Affected: 33206
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2010-2016 Panamera 4S and Panamera S, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4 and Panamera Turbo, 2012-2016 Panamera Turbo S and Panamera S E-Hybrid, 2013-2016 Panamera GTS, 2013 Panamera Platinum Edition and Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, 2014-2016 Panamera 4S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive and Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2015 Panamera Diesel and 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition and Panamera Turbo S Exclusive Series vehicles. Water may enter the A/C blower control unit, causing an electrical short circuit.
Consequence:
An electrical short increases the risk of fire.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will add a relay harness to the A/C blower control unit and reseal it to prevent water from leaking in, free of charge. The recall began June 21, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKA7. Note: Porsche recommends that owners park their vehicle outdoors until the recall remedy has been performed.
2013 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO S
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V446000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 07/19/2009 - 06/23/2016
Potential Units Affected: 99665
Defect Description:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2003-2006 Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, 2004-2010 Cayenne, 2006 Cayenne Turbo S, 2010-2016 Panamera S, Panamera 4 S, Panamera Turbo, 2011-2016 Panamera, Panamera 4, 2012-2013 Panamera Turbo S, 2013-2016 Panamera 4 GTS, 2014-2016 Panamera 4 S Executive, Panamera Turbo Executive, Panamera Turbo S G1 II, Panamera Turbo S Executive, 2013 Panamera 4 Platinum Edition, Panamera Platinum Edition, 2016 Panamera 4 Edition, Panamera Edition, Panamera Turbo S Executive Luxury Sports vehicles. The bushing that attaches the gear selector lever to the gearbox may degrade over time, causing the bushing to detach. This condition could allow the driver to move the shift lever to Park and remove the ignition key, while the transmission may not be in Park, with no warning message or audible chime.
Consequence:
If the vehicle is exited without the transmission being in Park and without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable bushing, free of charge. Owners are instructed to use the parking brake until their vehicle is repaired. The recall began August 9, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKB1.
 






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