Porsche thinks the connecting rods can fail in some 2021 models, leading to a recall of 120 vehicles.
The connecting rods hold the pistons to the crankshaft so you can probably imagine why busted ones are a big deal. Hint: it starts with oil leaks and ends with catastrophic engine failure.…keep reading article "2021 Vehicles Recalled for Connecting Rod Failure"
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 dealerships will tighten things up in a recall expected to begin on May 5th.keep reading article "Loose Airbag Sensors Need to be Tightened "
A frontal crash test uncovered a dangerous design flaw in the 2017-2019 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman.
Porsche engineers say a crossmember from the luggage compartment bracket could detach, penetrate the bulkhead wall, and start a fuel leak. Fuel leaks bring fires. Fires bring sadness. Don’t be sad. If your car was built before 02/15/2019, Porsche will reinforce the crossmemebers as part of a recall.keep reading article "Design Flaw Found in 718 Boxster and Cayman in Frontal Crash Test"
How sure are you that your backup camera is showing a real-time photo?
Porsche is recalling the 2019 Cayenne and Cayenne S because drivers are seeing a delayed image of what's behind the SUVs. Porsche hopes a software update will fix the problem starting in April 2019.
A delayed image, what could possibly go wrong? 🙈keep reading article "Cayenne Backup Camera Recalled for Showing Delayed Images"
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"
The best way to find out what's wrong with a vehicle is from the people who drive them. Not only do owner complaints help us rank vehicles by reliability, but they're often used to spark class-action lawsuits and warranty extensions. Plus, they're a great way to vent.