2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Recall Information

Component

SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Manufacturer

Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Mfr Report Date20131106
NHTSA Campaign ID16V885000
SummaryPorsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2015 918 Spyder vehicles manufactured November 6, 2013, to July 27, 2015. The affected vehicles have front lower control arms that may crack at the ball joint.
ConsequenceA cracked lower control arm may affect vehicle handling, increasing the risk of a crash.
RemedyPorsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lower control arms, free of charge. The recall began on February 20, 2017. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AG09.
NotesOwners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Component

SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

Manufacturer

Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Mfr Report Date20131106
NHTSA Campaign ID16V885000
SummaryPorsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2015 918 Spyder vehicles manufactured November 6, 2013, to July 27, 2015. The affected vehicles have front lower control arms that may crack at the ball joint.
ConsequenceA cracked lower control arm may affect vehicle handling, increasing the risk of a crash.
RemedyPorsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lower control arms, free of charge. The recall began on February 20, 2017. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AG09.
NotesOwners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Component

SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

Manufacturer

Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Mfr Report Date20131106
NHTSA Campaign ID18V287000
SummaryPorsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder vehicles. The connecting shafts of the longitudinal and transverse control arms may fail due to stress corrosion cracking, impacting vehicle handling.
ConsequenceIf the control arm connecting shafts crack, affecting vehicle handling, it can increase the risk of a crash.
RemedyPorsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the longitudinal and transverse control arms, free of charge. The recall began on September 6, 2018. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ04.
NotesOwners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Component

SUSPENSION:REAR

Manufacturer

Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Mfr Report Date20131106
NHTSA Campaign ID18V287000
SummaryPorsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder vehicles. The connecting shafts of the longitudinal and transverse control arms may fail due to stress corrosion cracking, impacting vehicle handling.
ConsequenceIf the control arm connecting shafts crack, affecting vehicle handling, it can increase the risk of a crash.
RemedyPorsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the longitudinal and transverse control arms, free of charge. The recall began on September 6, 2018. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ04.
NotesOwners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Component

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

Manufacturer

Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Mfr Report Date20140225
NHTSA Campaign ID15V335000
SummaryPorsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2015 918 Spyder vehicles manufactured February 25, 2014, to April 29, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the wiring harness for the left rear radiator fan may contact an engine heat insulation plate.
ConsequenceIf the harness contacts the insulation plate, the harness may chafe and result in an electrical short which could increase the risk of a fire.
RemedyPorsche will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wiring harness and secure it to a coolant tube using a tie-wrap clip, free of charge. The recall began on July 13, 2015. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porche's number for this recall is AF05. Note: The wiring harness could short and result in a fire even when the vehicle is unattended. As a precaution, owners are advised to park outside until the remedy has been made.
NotesOwners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Component

SUSPENSION:REAR

Manufacturer

Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Mfr Report Date20140507
NHTSA Campaign ID14V457000
SummaryPorsche Cars of North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2015 918 Spyder vehicles manufactured May 7, 2014, to June 18, 2014. The affected vehicles may have been manufactured with rear-axle control arms that may break, causing difficulty controlling the vehicle.
ConsequenceIf the control arms break, the driver may lose control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
RemedyPorsche will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the control arms, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AE03.
NotesOwners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Component

SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Manufacturer

Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Mfr Report Date20150202
NHTSA Campaign ID16V520000
SummaryPorsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Electric vehicles manufactured February 2, 2015 through July 1, 2015. In the affected vehicles, incorrect screws might have been used when re-installing and/or re-securing the seat belt mount or the seat belt reel during vehicle service.
ConsequenceIn the event of a crash, the incorrect bolts may not keep the seat belts properly anchored to the car, increasing the risk of injury to the seat occupants.
RemedyPorsche will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and as necessary, replace the seat belt mount and seat belt reel attaching bolts, free of charge. The recall began October 18, 2016. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AG04.
NotesOwners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019


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