Recalls

Find the latest 2014 Porsche Boxster recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Component ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Component LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Consequence A failure of the hood latching mechanism may cause the hood to suddenly open during vehicle operation and will severely impede the driver's ability to see out the front windshield, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Consequence The intermittent plug may cause the passenger seat frontal and knee airbags may be deactivated. In the event of a crash necessitating airbag deployment, this may increase the risk of injury to the front passenger.
Dates of Manufacture MAY 06, 2014 to SEP 22, 2014
Dates of Manufacture SEP 01, 2013 to SEP 22, 2013
Manufacturer Recall No. AD04
Manufacturer Recall No. AE04
Mfg's Report Date NOV 03, 2014
Mfg's Report Date OCT 16, 2013
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 13V502000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V698000
Potential Number of Units Affected 1382
Potential Number of Units Affected 81
Remedy Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger seat free of charge. The recall began on December 11, 2013. Owners may contact Porsche at 1-770-290-3500. Porsche's recall number is AD04.
Remedy Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lock on the front hood, free of charge. The recall began December 12, 2014. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AE04.
Summary Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Porsche 911, Boxster, and Cayman vehicles manufactured May 7, 2014, to September 23, 2014. The front hood upper lock components were not manufactured to specification and may fail to securely latch the vehicle's hood during operation.
Summary Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2014 Boxster, Boxster S, Cayman, Cayman S and 911 Carrera (S, Cabriolet, S Cabriolet, 4, 4S, 4 Cabriolet, 4s Cabriolet) vehicles manufactured September 2, 2013, through September 23, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the passenger seats may be equipped with defective wiring harnesses resulting in intermittent contact with the harness plug.
Component ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Component LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Consequence A failure of the hood latching mechanism may cause the hood to suddenly open during vehicle operation and will severely impede the driver's ability to see out the front windshield, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Consequence The intermittent plug may cause the passenger seat frontal and knee airbags may be deactivated. In the event of a crash necessitating airbag deployment, this may increase the risk of injury to the front passenger.
Dates of Manufacture MAY 06, 2014 to SEP 22, 2014
Dates of Manufacture SEP 01, 2013 to SEP 22, 2013
Manufacturer Recall No. AD04
Manufacturer Recall No. AE04
Mfg's Report Date NOV 03, 2014
Mfg's Report Date OCT 16, 2013
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 13V502000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 14V698000
Potential Number of Units Affected 1382
Potential Number of Units Affected 81
Remedy Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger seat free of charge. The recall began on December 11, 2013. Owners may contact Porsche at 1-770-290-3500. Porsche's recall number is AD04.
Remedy Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lock on the front hood, free of charge. The recall began December 12, 2014. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AE04.
Summary Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Porsche 911, Boxster, and Cayman vehicles manufactured May 7, 2014, to September 23, 2014. The front hood upper lock components were not manufactured to specification and may fail to securely latch the vehicle's hood during operation.
Summary Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2014 Boxster, Boxster S, Cayman, Cayman S and 911 Carrera (S, Cabriolet, S Cabriolet, 4, 4S, 4 Cabriolet, 4s Cabriolet) vehicles manufactured September 2, 2013, through September 23, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the passenger seats may be equipped with defective wiring harnesses resulting in intermittent contact with the harness plug.

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