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Porsche recalls vehicles with optional ski bag

The ski bag could become unsecured in the event of a crash

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Porsche Cars North America is recalling 142 model year 2017 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Plug-in Hybrid, Cayenne GTS, Cayenne Plug-in Hybrid Platinum Edition, Macan Turbo and Macan GTS vehicles; model year 2017-2018 Cayenne S, Macan, Cayenne Platinum Edition and Macan S vehicles; and model year 2018 Cayenne vehicles equipped with the optional ski bag.

The ski bag fastening strap may have been sewn with incorrect thread, possibly resulting in the strap seams tearing and the ski bag being unsecured in the event of a crash.

If the ski bag detaches during a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.

What to do

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ski bags, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin January 27, 2019.

Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ12.

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