PCM Constantly Reboots
A 2020 software update to the Porsche Communication Management (PCM) infotainment system caused the unit to constantly reboot, leading to concerns about fried harddrives and drained batteries.Continue reading article "PCM Constantly Reboots"
Blinding Dashboard Glare
Porsche has a glaring problem according to a lawsuit filed by two California residents. The duo claims Porsche's beige-colored dashboards produce a dangerous amount of glare on the windshields. Should've went with the black interior, I gu…Continue reading article "Blinding Dashboard Glare"
Porsche Coolant Leaks
Owners have noticed coolant leaking from the thermostat housing, intake manifold, water pump, and busted coolant pipes. After being sued 8 times Porsche, reluctantly, agreed to a settlement for some owners.Continue reading article "Porsche Coolant Leaks"
What Macan Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
Macan Key Numbers
A Porsche infotainment system lawsuit alleges the Porsche Communication Management (PCM) units received software updates that caused permanent damage to the units. The alleged damage was caused on or about May 21, 2020 and allegedly causes the communication units to constantly activate and deactivate.
Porsche appears to have sent out a software update to their infotainment systems that causes them to constantly reboot.
That's annoying enough on its own, but according to a new lawsuit the never-ending reboots also do fun things like drain the car's battery and spin the infotainment's harddrive into a death spiral. Oh and just for good measure each reboot produces a loud static POP to drive home the point that failure is inevtiable.…keep reading article "Sirius Infotainment Update is Causing Constant Porsche Infotainment Reboots"
The optional ski bags that Porsche sells for its vehicles are being recalled because they keep falling off.
Porsche is recalling 142 vehicles equipped with optional ski bags because the fastening straps may have been manufactured with the wrong thread.keep reading article "Optional Ski Bag Accessory Can Fall Off"
Hairline cracks on the fuel pump's filter flange are allowing gas to leak out of the Macan, Macan S, Macan GTS, and Macan Turbo.
From David Woods on CarComplaints.com
A driver will probably notice the problem due to a smell of fuel, and while gas hitting an ignition source is never a good thing, Porsche says no incidents have been reported.
Well, that is unless you count people slamming their heads on fuel pumps while filling up for the 3rd time in a week. The recalled vehicles were built between 03/04/2017 and 04/14/2017.keep reading article "51,500 Macans with Leaking Fuel Pumps Recalled"
The Porsche Macan is one hot car. But thanks to some defective fuel lines, it might get a little too hot if you know what I mean.
Porsche is recalling nearly 59k 2015-2016 Macan S and Macan Turbo vehicles after customers complained that gas was leaking inside the engine. Porsche says the recall is "purely precautionary" and hasn't released any information about specific build dates or when the recall will begin.
Porsche says they will notify owners soon. In the meantime, I'd suggest not parking inside a closed structure or near a fireworks shop.keep reading article "Certain Macans Recalled for Busted Fuel Lines"