Washington, DC: As of Thursday, March 9, 2017, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of 27, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb
Among the 27 the NHTSA has announced this March comes news of the following:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (“Porsche”) has recalled certain 2015-2016 Macan S and Macan Turbo and 2017 Macan GTS vehicles. The passenger occupant detection sensor mat may fail in the front passenger seat, deactivating the front passenger air bag. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (“FMVSS”) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”
According to the NHTSA, in the event of a crash, if the front passenger air bag does not deploy as intended, the front passenger has an increased risk of injury.
More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 8378-2017
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Filed under: Fire or smoke hazard, US NHTSA, Vehicles | Tagged: airbag malfunction hazard, ball joint separation hazard, crash hazard, fire hazard, fuel leak hazard, head-restraint malfunction, incorrect mirror instalation, injury hazard, loss of power steering hazard, Porsche Cars North America, Porsche Macan Vehicles, Recalls Direct RIN: 8378-2017, trailer hitch failure, Vehicles |