The Most Common Taycan Problem

A list of some of the most common issues Taycan owners have to deal with.

  1. 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.

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Taycan Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The Taycan has 1 generation available in North American markets.

Taycan Key Numbers

  1. 49 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

Taycan Class-Action Lawsuits

The Taycan has been named as a class vehicle in the following lawsuits.

  • Bowen vs. Porsche Cars N.A., Inc.

    1. Case Filed

      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.

Recent Taycan News

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  1. An investigation will look into 10 complaints of total loss of power while driving the 2020-2021 Porsche Taycan.

    The luxury EV is equipped with two batteries, an 800-volt for the heavy lifting and a 12-volt auxillary battery. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants to know if a loss of charge in the 12V battery can deactivate the car's entire electrical system. A sudden loss of power is a killer for any vehicle, but feels particularly bad in a car that relies solely on electricity.

    keep reading article "Porsche's EV Under Investgation for Sudden and Complete Power Loss"