Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—June 16, 2011
Summary: Porsche is recalling certain model year 2010 – 2011, 911 Turbo; Turbo S , 911 GT3, GT3 RS and GT2 RS high performance vehicles manufactured from May 18, 2009 through September 17, 2010, and equipped with center locking hub and wheel assemblies. Over time the hubs can wear prematurely.
Consequence: As the hubs wear, the wheels could loosen, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the central locking hubs and wheels with an improved design, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule. Owners may contact Porsche at 800-767-7243.
Notes: Porsche’s Safety Recall No. AB01. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.