NHTSA Campaign Id 18V898000; Date: Dec. 19, 2018
an intermittent loss of power steering assist can increase the risk of a crash.
2017 Porsche Panamera; 2018 Porsche Panamera
Component: Steering:electric Power Assist System
Manufactured by: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Affected Units:: 17,667
porsche cars north america, inc. (porsche) is recalling certain 2017-2018 porsche panamera, panamera 4, panamera 4s, panamera turbo, panamera 4s executive, panamera turbo executive, 2018 panamera 4 executive, panamera 4 e-hybrid, panamera turbo s e-hybrid, panamera 4 e-hybrid executive, panamera s e-hybrid executive, panamera 4 sport turismo, panamera 4s sport turismo, panamera 4 e-hybrid sport turismo, panamera turbo sport turismo, and panamera turbo s sport turismo vehicles. a software failure may result in an intermittent loss of electric power steering assist.
porsche will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the power steering control unit, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin february 17, 2019. owners may contact porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. porsche's number for this recall is aj13.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.Also see: