US NHTSA Recalls: Porsche Taycan Electric Vehicles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Tuesday, August 3, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of ninety-eight (98) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this past month.

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

Additional information:

Among the ninety-eight (98) recalls the NHTSA announced in July, came news of the following:

Logo - Porsche Cars North America, Inc.Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (“Porsche”), a division of Porsche AG, a Stuttgart, Germany establishment and subsidiary of Volkswagen Group, has recalled an estimated 10,373 model year certain 2020-2021 Taycan Turbo, Taycan Turbo S, Taycan 4S, 2021 Taycan, Taycan Cross Turismo, Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo, Taycan 4S Cross Turismo and Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo Electric Vehicles (“EVs”) marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Engine And Engine Cooling, Electrical System – Software Error can cause loss of motive power

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V486000 reports the Monitoring Software can incorrectly detect a fault and shutdown the Power Train, causing a loss of motive power.

According to the NHTSA, a loss of motive power increases the risk of a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

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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Proposed Remedy:
Authorized Porsche Cars North America Dealers will reprogram the Power Electronics and the Engine Control Unit, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed July 30, 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 AMB5.

==> 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 by the Volkswagen Group, Inc., please search for “Volkswagen” 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 Taycan brand, please search for “Taycan” 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 Amputation hazards, please search for “amputation” 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: 21V486000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14748-2021
Want to read more about this recall?
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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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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