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    Followup: Porsche gives GT3 owners extra year of warranty, new engines in production April 22
    2014-04-12

    While the auto industry reels from massive recall after massive recall, Porsche has quietly been working on a fix for an issue that's forced owners of the new 911 GT3 to park their track-ready rockets for fear of an engine fire. Thanks to a leaked letter from Porsche to a GT3 owner (which has been certified as real), we now have an idea of just where the ...

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    Report: Porsche 911 GT3 RS facing delay over GT3 fire problems?
    2014-03-24

    Porsche has never been afraid to introduce variants of its cars. However, its even higher spec, next-generation 911 GT3 RS may be delayed from its planned launch this summer while the engines in the standard GT3s (pictured above) are replaced. A delay isn't certain, but executives want to make sure the high-strung mill is no longer a problem before they ...

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    Recalls: Porsche announces plan to replace 911 GT3 engines
    2014-03-19

    About a month back, we reported that Porsche was suspending delivery of its 911 GT3 due to reported incidents of the engine bursting into flames. A few days later, Porsche told owners of the new track-ready models not to drive their cars and had their local dealers pick up the cars in question. Just a couple of days ago, we reported that Porsche was ...

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    Report: Porsche close to fix for 911 GT3 engine fires [UPDATE]
    2014-03-16

    It looks like 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 drivers might actually get to drive their cars again soon. Reports of fires affecting the track-ready Germans first began about a month ago. Then, a few days later, the automaker confirmed two of the five alleged blazes and said owners shouldn't drive their cars until further notice. Porsche then went so far as to offer ...

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    Official: NHTSA closes probe into 2011 Porsche 911 coolant leaks
    2014-03-13

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that it will end its investigation into rapid coolant loss in 24,635 Porsche 911s built between 2001 and 2011. The models affected included the standard 911, GT2, GT3 and Turbo, as well as their variants (GT2 RS, GT3 RS and Turbo S). NHTSA was investigating for "rapid coolant loss caused by ...

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    Recalls: Porsche recalling 2012 911 Carrera S over possible fuel leak
    2012-03-26

    Porsche is recalling 1,232 examples of its new 911 Carrera S over potential fuel leaks. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration filing, routing of a coolant line could interfere with the fuel line, causing the latter to to become disconnected. Naturally, a loose fuel line is no small matter, as it could lead to stalling problems or ...

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    Recalls: Porsche recalling select 2011-12 Boxster, Cayman, 911 models for seatbelt anchor issue
    2011-08-19

    Porsche has announced a recall for certain Model Year 2011-2012 Boxster, Cayman and 911 models for seatbeat anchor plate issues that could increase the risk of injury during a crash. Porsche says there's a possibility that affected models have undersized anchor plate mounting holes, which could restrict the plate from rotating as intended and may result ...

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    Recalls: 1,700 Porsche 911 models with center-locking hubs recalled
    2011-06-16

    Porsche is being forced to recall a handful of its most sporting models. Certain Porsches equipped with center-locking hubs need to head back to the dealership for a new set of wheels. Why? The hubs can prematurely wear, which means the wheels could separate and take a vacation from the rest of the car. Affected model year 2010 and 2011 Porsches ...

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    Porsche 911 GT3 and GT3 RS recalled
    2007-04-13

    According to What Car?, Porsche isn't immune to the recall woes that normally plague much larger automakers. The article states that 43 911 GT3s and their harder-core RS siblings are suffering from faulty seatbelts. The optional six-point belt's unlocking mechanism apparently won't come loose, causing concerns that if a crash were to take place, the ...

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