1985 Porsche 944 Recall Information

Component

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES

Manufacturer

PORSCHE CARS N.A. INC.

Mfr Report Date19840901
NHTSA Campaign ID85V023000
SummaryMETAL BUSHINGS FOR THE CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE ARE SUBJECT TO CORROSION DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS. ALSO, THERE IS NOT ENOUGH CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BUSHINGS AND THE SHAFT; AND THE LINKAGE POINTS WERE NOT LUBRICATED. THUS, CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE CAN BIND, CAUSING THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL TO STICK IN A DEPRESSED POSITION. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THE VEHICLE, WITHOUT WARNING, WOULD CONTINUE AT SET SPEED AND CAN'T BE REDUCED. THIS COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.
RemedyREPLACE THE METAL BUSHINGS WITH THE PLASTIC VERSION.
NotesVEHICLE DESCIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH CRUISE CONTROL.SYSTEM: CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE.

Component

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL

Manufacturer

PORSCHE CARS N.A. INC.

Mfr Report Date19850101
NHTSA Campaign ID90V061000
SummaryTHE HOSE MATERIAL USED IN THE SHORT SECTION OF THE HIGH PRESSURE FUEL LINE HOSE, BETWEEN THE FUEL RAIL AND FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, IS SUBJECT TO HARDENING, AND COULD CAUSE FUEL LEAKS BETWEEN THE HOSE AND THE METAL PIPE FITTINGS.
ConsequenceFUEL LEAKS COULD IGNITE ON THE HOT EXHAUST SYSTEM, OR ANY OTHER SOURCE OF IGNITION, RESULTING IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
RemedyREPLACE FUEL LINE HOSE WITH HOSES MADE OF IMPROVED MATERIAL.
NotesSYSTEM: FUEL LINE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLE.

Component

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer

PORSCHE CARS N.A. INC.

Mfr Report Date19850101
NHTSA Campaign ID85V039000
SummaryFUEL HOSE MAY BE DAMAGED DUE TO TOO MUCH PRESSURE IN CRIMPING THE HOSE END FITTING. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A FUEL LEAK COULD DEVELOP WHICH COULD CAUSE A LOSS IN SYSTEM PRESSURE AND ENGINE STALLING. ALSO, FUEL VAPORS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT COULD BE IGNITED BY A SPARK AND CAUSE A FIRE.
RemedyHOSES WILL BE MODIFIED BY CUTTING OFF THE CRIMPED END FITTING AND REPLACING IT WITH A NIPPLE FITTING SECURED WITH A SCREW TIGHTENED CLAMP.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.SYSTEM: FUEL HOSE.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated December 2018

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