1997 Porsche 911 Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    04V601000
    Recall Date
    12/30/2004
    Component
    STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
    Summary

    ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE SOFTTOP STRUCTURE CATCH LEVER TENSION CAN EASE RESULTING IN A CRACK.

    Consequence

    THE SOFTTOP CAN INADVERTENTLY OPEN STARTLING THE DRIVER, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ROOF ALIGNMENT AND ROOF LOCKING PINS. IN ADDITION, THE TWO ROOF LOCKING MOTORS WILL BE REPLACED. ALSO A NEW SENSOR SYSTEM WITHIN THE MOTOR ASSEMBLY WILL PROVIDE AN IMPROVED CONTROL SIGNAL TO THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IF THE ROOF IS NOT PROPERLY CLOSED WHEN THE DRIVER DRIVES OFF. THE RECALL BEGAN JANUARY 18, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.

  • Recall Number
    04V601000
    Recall Date
    12/30/2004
    Component
    STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
    Summary

    ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE SOFTTOP STRUCTURE CATCH LEVER TENSION CAN EASE RESULTING IN A CRACK.

    Consequence

    THE SOFTTOP CAN INADVERTENTLY OPEN STARTLING THE DRIVER, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ROOF ALIGNMENT AND ROOF LOCKING PINS. IN ADDITION, THE TWO ROOF LOCKING MOTORS WILL BE REPLACED. ALSO A NEW SENSOR SYSTEM WITHIN THE MOTOR ASSEMBLY WILL PROVIDE AN IMPROVED CONTROL SIGNAL TO THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IF THE ROOF IS NOT PROPERLY CLOSED WHEN THE DRIVER DRIVES OFF. THE RECALL BEGAN JANUARY 18, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.

  • Recall Number
    98E005000
    Recall Date
    02/24/1998
    Component
    AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY
    Summary

    EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: CHILD SEATING SYSTEM AIR BAG DEACTIVATION KIT FOR USE ON 1997-1998 911 CARRERA S, CARRERA 4, CARRERA 4S, AND TURBO (1997 MODEL ONLY), PART NO. 993 803 283 00, AND 1997-1998 BOXSTER MODEL VEHICLES, PART NOS. 996 803 283 00 AND 996 803 083 00. DUE TO A MANUFACTURING PROBLEM, THE CONTACT BUCKLE (WHICH IS PART OF THE KIT) DOES NOT DEACTIVATE THE AIR BAG(S).

    Consequence

    IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THIS RESULTS IN THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIR BAG(S) WHICH COULD RESULT IN SEVERE INJURY OR DEATH TO THE CHILD SEAT OCCUPANT.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL A MODIFIED AIR BAG DEACTIVATION KIT.

  • Recall Number
    98E005000
    Recall Date
    02/24/1998
    Component
    AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY
    Summary

    EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: CHILD SEATING SYSTEM AIR BAG DEACTIVATION KIT FOR USE ON 1997-1998 911 CARRERA S, CARRERA 4, CARRERA 4S, AND TURBO (1997 MODEL ONLY), PART NO. 993 803 283 00, AND 1997-1998 BOXSTER MODEL VEHICLES, PART NOS. 996 803 283 00 AND 996 803 083 00. DUE TO A MANUFACTURING PROBLEM, THE CONTACT BUCKLE (WHICH IS PART OF THE KIT) DOES NOT DEACTIVATE THE AIR BAG(S).

    Consequence

    IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THIS RESULTS IN THE DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIR BAG(S) WHICH COULD RESULT IN SEVERE INJURY OR DEATH TO THE CHILD SEAT OCCUPANT.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL A MODIFIED AIR BAG DEACTIVATION KIT.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.