Porsche is recalling a number of currently sold models including 911, Boxster, Cayman and Macan in North America due to safety issues.
Porsche has found a production issue wherein windshield might not be correctly installed at the time of the manufacturing process which might cause it to detach in case of an accident. The recall process is expected to begin soon and the dealerships are expected to rebond or replace the windscreen free of charge. This particular issue affects Porsche’s convertible range of sportscars including 911 Carrera Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet, 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, 911 Targa S, 911 Targa 4S, 911 Turbo Cabriolet, 911 Turbo S Cabriolet, 718 Boxter, and 718 Boxter S.
Another recall has been issued because of a fault in the front passenger seat and a defective passenger occupant detection sensor. The sensor failing may result in the airbag not being deployed in case of an accident which could prove fatal. This recall affects coupe range of sportscars including the 911 GT3 RS and 911 R vehicles, and 2017 911 Carrera, 911 Carrera Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4, 911 Carrera 4S, 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet, 911 Carrera S, 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, 911 Targa 4, 911 Targa 4S, 911 Turbo S, 911 Turbo S Cabriolet, 718 Boxster, 718 Boxster S, 718 Cayman and 718 Cayman S models.
The passenger seat sensor issue also affects SUV models from Porsche including the Macan S, Macan Turbo and Macan GTS. Porsche says only the 2015 and 2016 model year Macans are affected by the recall. The Cayenne SUV, which is one of the largest selling Porsche models and the Panamera sedan have not been affected by this recall yet.