2016 Porsche 911 recall AKB4

Porsche Recall AKB4:

2016 Porsche 911

Deactivated air bags increase the risk of injury. Inadvertent deployment of the air bags increase the risk of a crash.

Air Bags — Air Bag Control Module

Summary
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2016-2017 911 and Boxster, 2016 Cayman and Panamera vehicles. The air bag Electronic Control Unit (ECU) may have a defective power supply capacitor that can result in air bag deactivation or inadvertent deployment of the air bags.
Actions
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will install new software and replace the air bag ECU as necessary, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed September 13, 2019. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKB4.

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Date Announced
JUL 17, 2019
Vehicles Affected
7,517
Porsche Recall #
AKB4
NHTSA Campaign #
19V533000
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