Porsche Panamera (970), 911 (991), Boxster/Cayman (981) and Boxster/Cayman (982) MY2016-2017 Recall

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Porsche AG — Porsche Panamera (970), 911 (991), Boxster/Cayman (981) and Boxster/Cayman (982) MY2016-2017

PRA No.2019/17812Date published26 Sep 2019Campaign numberAKB4Product description

Porsche Panamera (970)
Porsche 911 (991)
Porsche Boxster/Cayman (981)
Porsche Boxster/Cayman (982)

Model Years 2016-2017

346 affected vehicles

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)See attached VIN listVIN list.pdf (68.5 KB)

What are the defects?

An airbag control unit with an out of specification capacitor for maintaining power supply may have been installed on the affected vehicles.

What are the hazards?

An out of specification capacitor in the airbag control unit can deploy the airbags and/or seat-belt pretensioners in the vehicle unexpectedly, or can prevent them from deploying in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of injury to vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Affected owners will be contacted by mail or can contact their nearest Porsche dealer to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle. 

Affected owners can find their nearest Porsche dealer at AGTraders who sold this product

Official Porsche CentresWhere the product was soldNationallyDates available for sale

  • 23 June 2015 – 16 June 2016

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development is the responsible regulator for this recall.


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