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Porsche recalls model year 2018 vehicles with airbag issue

The side airbags may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury

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Porsche Cars North America is recalling 417 of the following model year 2018 vehicles:

  • 718 Boxster, Boxster S and Boxster GTS,
  • 718 Cayman, Cayman S and Cayman GTS,
  • 911 Carrera, Carrera T,
  • Targa 4 GTS,
  • Carrera 4,
  • Carrera S,
  • Carrera 4S,
  • Carrera GTS,
  • Carrera 4 GTS,
  • Carrera Cabriolet,
  • Carrera S Cabriolet,
  • Carrera 4S Cabriolet,
  • Carrera GTS Cabriolet,
  • Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet,
  • Targa 4,
  • Targa 4S,
  • Turbo,
  • Turbo S, Turbo S Exclusive Series,
  • Turbo Cabriolet,
  • Turbo S Cabriolet and
  • GT3.

The side airbag impact sensors may not have been properly tightened to the vehicle.

In the event of a crash, the airbags may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

What to do

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the airbag sensors, as necessary free of charge. he recall is expected to begin May 5, 2019.

Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKA4.

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