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Porsche recalls vehicles with electrical issue

The instrument cluster may not provide a visual warning of worn brake pads

Photo source: Porsche
Porsche Cars North America is recalling 44,128 of the following vehicles, superseding an earlier recall:

  • Model year 2017 Panamera 4, Panamera Turbo & Panamera Turbo Executive
  • Model year 2017-2018 Panamera, Panamera 4S Executive & Panamera 4S
  • Model year 2018 Panamera Turbo S Hybrid, Panamera 4 Hybrid Sport Turismo, Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S Hybrid Sport Turismo, Panamera 4 Hybrid & Panamera 4 Executive,
  • Model year 2019 Cayenne Hybrid
  • Model year 2019-2020 Cayenne, Cayenne S & Cayenne Turbo, and
  • Model year 2020 Cayenne Coupe, Cayenne Turbo Coupe, & Cayenne S Coupe

The instrument cluster may not provide a visual warning when the brake pads are worn out.

If the driver is not alerted when brake pads are worn out, the vehicle may not respond as expected when braking, increasing the risk of crash.

What to do

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin December 15, 2019.

Owners may contact Porsche customer service at (800) 767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKB8.

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