The issue involves the Porsche 911′s fuel system, specifically the fuel line. According to the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration, the Porsche Carrera’s fuel line may become disconnected, resulting in a fuel leak. The result is the 911′s engine may misfire or stall, which may result in a possible crash of the Porsche Carrera S. Also, the Porsche 911′s may have an increased chance of fire due to the leaking fuel.
1,232 Porsche 911 Carrera S sports cars may be affected by the recall. All the potentially affected vehicles are model year 2012 and were built between October 26th, 2011 through January 24, 2012. There have been no reports of accidents, injuries, or fatalities resulting from this issue.
2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S owners can contact their dealerships at (800) 767-7243 and reference safety recall number AC02. Porsche will be contact Porsche 911 owners starting next month. Owners will be asked to bring in their Porsche Carrera S to the dealerships where technicians will examine and replace affected fuel lines at no cost to the owner. 2012 Porsche 911 owners can also contact the NHTSA for information, dialing (888) 327-4236 and reference campaign ID number 12V107000.