News About Porsche Problems, Recalls, and Lawsuits

A collection of stories that owners should hear about including recalls, lawsuits, investigations, and top complaints.

  1. 2019

    1. April

      • The side-impact airbag sensors weren’t properly tightened in just over 400 Porsche vehicles . Without the proper tension, the sensors may not trigger the airbags to deploy in a crash. Porsche de...

    2. March

  2. 2018

    1. December

    2. October

  3. 2017

    1. May

      • 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

        “A driver will pro...

    2. February

      • When it comes to the 911 Carrera, the 911 Targa, or the 718 Boxster, there’s an indisputable fact – those cars are hot. As in, their engines can leak gas, spark a flame, and turn into one of the...

      • The government has released new settlement details for 83,000 owners of 3.0-liter TDI diesels, and it varies based on if you’re driving a Porsche, Audi, or VW.

        While some Touareg and Q7 ...

    3. January

      • Even an $850,000 car gets recalled from time to time. Just ask Porsche 918 Spyder owners who recently found out their lower control arms can crack.

        Guess next time you’ll have to pony up...

  4. 2016

    1. December

      • A settlement has been reached for about 83,000 owners of 3-liter TDI vehicles with v6 diesel engines. This will affect any owner of a 2013-2016 Porsche Cayenne diesel.

        “VW has agreed to ...

    2. March

      • A missing c-clip in some 2011-2016 Porsche Cayenne SUVs could allow for some brake pedal mayhem:

        “The missing clip can cause the pivot pin to move and the brake pedal to dislodge. From t...

  5. 2015

    1. October

      • 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 Ma...

    2. August

      • When deciding between beige or black for an interior color of your Porsche, I’m guessing you never thought “I wonder which one of these will reflect the light of a 1000 suns?”

        But for so...

    3. May

      • Porsche has recalled a grand total of 2 cars for alignments problems. Yep, 2.

        The automaker says a manufacturing error caused an alignment problem that puts the front and rear axles out ...

    4. January

  6. 2014

    1. April

      • Porsche has agreed to settle an 8-lawsuits-turned-into-1 accusation that the automaker uses defective, plastic coolant pipes that can burst. They just aren’t happy about it. According to David W...

    2. March

      • Porsche 911 cars with the GT1 engine might suddenly lose all their coolant and shut down, just don’t expect a recall for it. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) which open...

  7. 2013

    1. May

      • The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is going to take a look at the 2001-2007 Porsche 911 to find out why it’s GT1 engine is suddenly losing all its coolant and shutting do...