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    Recalls: Porsche 918 Spyder gets tiny recall for rear control arms
    2014-09-09

    As the recent US recall of a single Koenigsegg Agera shows, even low-production supercars aren't immune from safety campaigns. Now, there's another example that even the fastest cars can have their faults. The Porsche 918 Spyder is a pretty fantastic vehicle for its ability to mix hybrid fuel economy and incredible amounts of power, but Porsche has a ...

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    Report: UK Porsche GT3 owners are irked that other countries are getting better deals
    2014-04-27

    Porsche 911 GT3 owners in the United Kingdom are up in arms, but it's not for the reason you might think. Okay, well it sort of is. See, it's been fairly well documented that 911 GT3 owners have had their cars grounded over concerns that the engines could catch fire. Porsche is rushing to build and install replacement engines in all 800 or so cars, ...

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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 recalls new 911 models over exhaust pipe issues
    2013-02-28

    Porsche, though the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, announced a voluntary recall on about 2,200 911 Carrera and Carrera 4 models built during the 2012 and 2013 model years. On cars equipped with the standard exhaust system it was found that the tailpipes could separate from the mufflers and become dangerous road debris; models that added ...

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    Official: Porsche recalls select 2012 Panamera, Cayenne models over turbo fractures
    2012-07-18

    A potentially defective turbine wheel in the turbochargers of 2011 and 2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo and Turbo S models and the 2012 Porsche Cayenne Turbo has led to a recall. There are 270 units affected among the three models, with a casting defect being cited as the cause of the trouble. The issue could lead to a fracture in the turbocharger itself, ...

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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 recalling 5,900 Cayennes for fuel line problem
    2008-02-18

    Click above for a high-resolution gallery of the 2008 Porsche Cayenne. The Cayenne, Porsche's ultimate sport-ute, is the subject of a new recall to fix a fuel line problem. While the V8 models (including the new GTS) are unaffected, about 5,900 V6 models need to visit the Porsche doctor (a.k.a. any dealer) for repair. The recall centers on a fuel line ...

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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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