Porsche Cars North America is recalling 17,871 model year2015-2016 Macan S and Macan Turbo and 2017 Macan GTS vehicles.
The passenger occupant detection sensor mat may fail in the front passenger seat, deactivating the front passenger airbag. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash "
If the front passenger airbag does not deploy in the event of a crash as intended, the front passenger has an increased risk of injury.
What to do
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sensor mat and seat cushion, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AH02.