1989 Porsche 911 Recall Information

Component

STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Manufacturer

PORSCHE CARS N.A. INC.

Mfr Report Date19880401
NHTSA Campaign ID96V147000
SummaryA PART OF THE STEERING COLUMN UPPER UNIVERSAL JOINT CRACKED DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS.
ConsequenceTHIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN NOISE AND FREE PLAY IN THE STEERING SYSTEM AND IF LEFT UNCORRECTED, WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL.
RemedyDEALERS WILL INSPECT THE UNIVERSAL JOINT FOR CRACKS AND WILL REPLACE CRACKED JOINTS WITH NEW PARTS.
NotesOWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 1996. NOTE:OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

Component

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Manufacturer

PORSCHE CARS N.A. INC.

Mfr Report Date19880401
NHTSA Campaign ID93V204000
SummaryAFTER THE ENGINE HAS BEEN TURNED OFF, THE REAR HEATER WILL AUTOMATICALLY OPERATE IN ORDER TO DISSIPATE HEAT IN THE ENGINE HEATING SYSTEM. DURING THIS OPERATION, THE RESISTOR FOR THE REAR HEATER BLOWER CAN BECOME OVERLOADED DUE TO A BINDING OR SEIZED REAR HEATER BLOWER.
ConsequenceTHE OVERLOADED RESISTOR CAN CREATE HEAT SUFFICIENT TOIGNITE THE PLASTIC AIR PIPE TO WHICH IT IS CONNECTED, RESULTING IN AN ENGINECOMPARTMENT FIRE.
RemedyPORSCHE DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW RESISTOR CONTAINING A CIRCUIT BREAKER.
NotesSYSTEM: HEATER; WATER; DEFROSTER; CIRCUIT BREAKER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPONSERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREEOF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASECONTACT PORSCHE SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-545-8039. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONALHIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

Component

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturer

PORSCHE CARS N.A. INC.

Mfr Report Date19880401
NHTSA Campaign ID92V142000
SummaryTHE BALL SOCKETS ON THE CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE CAN BREAK, ALLOWING THE CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE TO BECOME DETACHED ON ONE END AND JAM ON NEARBY COMPONENTS, WHICH COULD IMPAIR THROTTLE PLATE OPERATION.
ConsequenceIMPAIRED THROTTLE PLATE OPERATION COULD PREVENT THEENGINE FROM RETURNING TO IDLE, RESULTING IN UNWANTED ENGINE SPEED AND POSSIBLEVEHICLE ACCIDENT.
RemedyREPLACE THE CURRENT PLASTIC BALL SOCKETS WITH A NEW LINKAGE USING STEEL BALL SOCKETS, AND LUBRICATE THE CRUISE CONTROL RELAY LEVER. OWNERS ARE ADVISED NOT TO USE THE CRUISE CONTROL UNTIL THE MODIFICATION IS INSTALLED.
NotesSYSTEM: CRUISE CONTROL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; CARRERA 2 AND CARRERA 4 MODELS.

Component

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

Manufacturer

PORSCHE CARS N.A. INC.

Mfr Report Date19880401
NHTSA Campaign ID91V012000
SummaryLUGGAGE IN THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT AND OR PLASTIC TRIM SURROUNDING THE SAFETY LATCH MAY PREVENT THE LATCH ON THE FRONT HOOD FROM PROPERLY LOCKING.
ConsequenceLATCH FAILURE COULD CAUSE HOOD TO OPEN AND OBSTRUCT THEDRIVER'S FRONT VIEW WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.
RemedyREPLACE PLASTIC TRIM PIECE AND INSTALL A BRACKET BEHIND THE SAFETY LATCH TO PREVENT INTERFERENCE.
NotesSYSTEM: HOOD SAFETY LATCH.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

Component

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

Manufacturer

PORSCHE CARS N.A. INC.

Mfr Report Date19880601
NHTSA Campaign ID91V103000
SummaryDUE TO ROUTING OF FUEL LINE FROM THE FUEL TANK TO REAR FUEL PUMP, THE FUEL LINE MAY BE DAMAGED UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS. ON FULL TRAVEL OF LEFT REAR SUSPENSION (JOUNCE), THE BRACKET FOR THE BRAKE PAD WEAR INDICATOR WIRE ON LEFT REAR CONTROL ARM COULD CONTACT AND DAMAGE FUEL LINE.
ConsequenceA DAMAGED FUEL LINE MAY RESULT IN A FUEL LEAK WHICH MAYIGNITE, RESULTING IN A FIRE.
RemedyREPLACE DAMAGED FUEL LINE: IN ADDITION ALL FUEL LINES WILL BE REROUTED SO THAT THE BRAKE PAD WEAR INDICATOR WIRE BRACKET CANNOT CONTACT FUEL LINE.
NotesSYSTEM: FUEL LINE DAMAGEVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PORSCHE 911 TURBO MODEL.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated December 2018

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