Recall: Safety Defect in Certain Porsche Sports Cars Poses Fire Risk

Recall: Safety Defect in Certain Porsche Sports Cars Poses Fire Risk
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June 22, 2015

About 220 Porsche sports car have been recalled due to a safety defect that poses a fire risk.

In affected model year 2015 918 Spyder vehicles the wiring harness for the left rear radiator fan may contact an engine heat insulation plate causing an electrical short.

An electrical short increases the risk of a fire. Since the wiring harness could short even when the car is unattended, owners should park outside until it has been fixed.

Porsche will notify owners affected by the recall, but has not yet provided a notification schedule.

For more information, owners can contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243.