1. 2012 Porsche Panamera ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER NHTSA Campaign #12V329000

    • Date Announced: JULY 12, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 270

    Summary: Porsche is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Panamera turbo, 2012 Panamera turbo S, and 2012 cayenne turbo vehicles. The turbine wheel of a turbocharger may fracture due to a casting defect. If a fracture occurs, vehicle performance will be decreased and the turbine shaft may fracture.

    Consequence: If the shaft fractures, oil may be drawn into the exhaust system, resulting in smoke and the increased risk of a fire.

    Actions: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the turbine wheels, free of charge. The recall began on August 31, 2012. Owners may contact Porsche at 1-800-767-7243. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V329000 »