Porsche vehicles have a software brake pad alert system that warns you when the pads are getting too thin. And it works. Sorta.
The system displays a yellow alert warning message when the pads are worn out, but will never display a CODE RED when the pads are dangerously thin. The recall affects over 14,000 vehicles and will begin in April 2019.keep reading article "Porsche’s Software Brake Pad Alert Only Goes So Far"
Porsche is recalling the 2017-2018 Panamera because software problems are disabling the electric power steering.
Owners say the problem can be momentary or intermittent. Either way there’s no steering around it – a sudden loss of power steering while driving is less than ideal.
keep reading article "Software Problems Are Disabling the Panamera’s Electronic Power Steering"
Porsche didn't provide details about why the software fails, but Panamera dealers will update the power steering control units with updated software.
Brake lines on the front axles of 112 Porsche Panamera vehicles are unprotected, exposing them to water, corrosion, and eventual brake failure.
David Wood has the list of affected vehicles over at CarComplaints.com.
The recall won’t begin until the end of January 2019. They do know that snow + road salt only expedites corrosion, right?keep reading article "Small Number of Panameras Recalled Because of Front Brake Line Corrosion"