Porsche is recalling certain 2015 model year 918 Spyder vehicles over a potential fire risk.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the wiring harness for the left rear radiator fan may contact an engine heat insulation plate.
The hazards: if the harness contacts the insulation plate, the harness may chafe and result in an electrical short which could increase the risk of a fire.
Affected vehicles: certain 2015 model year Porsche 918 Spyders manufactured February 25, 2014 to April 29, 2015.
Number of vehicles affected: 223.
The fix: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wiring harness and secure it to a coolant tube using a tie-wrap clip, free of charge. Porsche has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Owners should: customers looking to find out if their vehicle is included in this Porsche recall should visit recall.porsche.com.
On that page, customers will be able to enter their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to see any open recalls as well as customer satisfaction programs. If the vehicle is part of the recall, customers should take it to a Porsche dealer.
Owners may contact Porsche customer service with questions by using the following information.
- Porsche Customer Service: 1-800-767-7243
- Porsche Recall Number: AF05
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
- NHTSA Recall Number: 15V335000