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.
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…
Where Interior Complaints Happen
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.
- 2016 Cayenne rattling from dashboard 1 (100%)
- 2011 Boxster music system is not working properly 1 (100%)
- 2013 Cayenne inaccurate speedometer 1 (100%)
- 2013 Boxster seat back cushions detach repeatedly 1 (100%)
- 2015 Cayenne speedometer reads high by 4 mph 1 (100%)
- 2012 Cayenne Hybrid inaccurate speedometer calibration 1 (100%)
- 2004 Cayenne driver's seat won't move 1 (100%)
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 some owners who chose beige, that's exactly what's happening. The light-colored dashboard is apparently creating a glare on the windshield that's so intense, some say the car becomes very difficult to drive.
Two California residents were tired of their Porsche's glare and filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of California Los Angeles County. The lawsuit says:
"The glare and reflection from the windshield is a safety risk that Porsche fails to mention when selling the cars."
Porsche, in the least shocking response of the century, doesn't think the case has any merit.
"All automotive windshields are made of transparent glass and are therefore reflective.”
Science! The automaker went on to say the plaintiffs didn't give a date when they first noticed the problem, or if the problem actually prevented them from using their cars.keep reading