Porsche Recalls Certain 2017 Model Vehicles Due to Possible Fuel Leakage

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire

Porsche Recalls Certain 2017 Model Vehicles Due to Possible Fuel Leakage
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January 7, 2017

Porsche Cars North America is recalling approximately 4,090 model year 2017 vehicles. The screws that fasten the fuel collection pipes in the engine compartment may shear off, resulting in a fuel leak.

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

The vehicles being recalled are certain model year 2017 911 Carrera, 911 Carrera S, 911 Carrera 4, 911 Carrera 4S, 911 Targa 4, 911 Targa 4S + GTS, 911 Carrera Cabriolet, 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet, 718 Boxster, 718 Boxster S, 718 Cayman, and 718 Cayman S vehicles.

Porsche will notify owners of the recalled vehicles, and Porsche dealers will install improved fastening screws, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided an notification schedule.

For further information about this recall, owners can contact Porsche customer service at (800) 767-7243.

Porsche's reference number for this recall is AH01.