1976 Porsche 911 Recall Information

Component

VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:HEATER CORE

Manufacturer

PORSCHE CARS N.A. INC.

NHTSA Campaign ID77V166000
SummaryTHE INSTALLATION OF THE VPC AIR CONDITIONER REQUIRES REPLACEMENT OF THE STANDARD HEATER HOSE WITH A SPECIAL HOSE. THIS HOSE MAY HAVE BEEN PUSHED TOO FAR INTO THE HEAT EXCHANGER AND MAY COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE EXHAUST PIPE.
RemedyDEALER WILL REPLACE THE ALUMINUM-PAPER-ALUMINUM HOSE WITH AN ALL-ALUMINUM HOSE WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH VPC AIR CONDITIONERS.SYSTEM: EXHAUST MANIFOLD; HEATER HOSE.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE TEMPERATURE IN THE SPECIAL ALUMINUM-PAPER-ALUMINUMHOSE CAN APPROACH THE IGNITION POINT OF THE PAPER, POSSIBLY LEADING TO AVEHICLE FIRE AND SERIOUS INJURY TO PASSENGERS.

Component

EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Manufacturer

PORSCHE CARS N.A. INC.

Mfr Report Date19750801
NHTSA Campaign ID78V113000
SummaryON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE AUTOMATIC SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM WAS OMITTED. THIS FAILS TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 101, 'CONTROLS AND DISPLAYS'.
RemedyA PLASTIC IDENTIFICATION LABEL WILL BE PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE INSTRUMENT PANEL.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: EQUIPMENT; AUTOMATIC SPEED CONTROL.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS OMISSION MAY CAUSE THE DRIVER TO MISTAKENLY ENGAGETHE SPEED CONTROL UNIT OR BE UNABLE TO DISENGAGE THE UNIT WHEN NECESSARY. AVEHICLE ACCIDENT COULD RESULT.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated December 2018

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