US NHTSA Recalls: Porsche Macan Vehicles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Tuesday, March 23, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of eighty-two (82) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the eighty-two (82) recalls the NHTSA has announced this month, comes news of the following:

Logo - Porsche Cars North America, IncPorsche Cars North America, Inc. (“Porsche”), a division of Porsche AG, a Stuttgart, Germany establishment and subsidiary of Volkswagen Group, has recalled an estimated 39,547 model year 2017-2018 Macan, Macan Turbo Kits, Macan GTS, 2015-2018 Macan S, and Macan Turbo vehicles sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Air Bags – Front Passenger Seat Occupancy Sensor Mat may fail

NHTSA Safety Notification the Air Bag will not deploy during a crash if a front passenger is undetected, increasing the risk of consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

According to the NHTSA, an electrical short circuit inside the ABS Module could cause an Engine Compartment fire while parked or driving. If this defect occurs, it increases the risks of vehicle fire, structure fire, explosion, burns and/or smoke inhalation with consequential life-changing or life-ending results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat burns, scalds, blast injury, smoke inhalation and/or respiratory and/or cardiac injury.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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Porsche will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the Sensor Mat and Seat Cushion, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 2, 2021. Owners may contact Porsche Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-767-7243 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) for more information. Porsche’s designation for this recall is AMA2.

==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Porsche Cars North America Inc., please search for “Porsche” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Porsche Macan brand, please search for “Macan” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V131000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14226-2021
Want to read more about this recall?
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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