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    Cayenne Wiring Harness Recall

    I just received my notice in the mail regarding this recall. This is the one reported previously where the emergency brake return spring may rub against the wiring and eventually cause a short. There have been no actual reported cases of this occuring so don't get in a panic, but do take your car in when you get the notice.

    This will be Porsche recall #A311 and NHTSA recall #04V069000. Here is a summary from the NHTSA website:

    Quote:
    Make: PORSCHE
    Model: CAYENNE S
    Year: 2004
    Recall Number: 04V069000
    Summary:
    ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE MAIN WIRING HARNESS WAS INCORRECTLY ROUTED. DAMAGE TO THE MAIN WIRING HARNESS CAN LEAD TO THE FAILURE OF VARIOUS ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS.
    Consequence:
    IN EXTREME CASES, TO A CABLE FIRE BENEATH THE INSTRUMENT PANEL IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT.
    Remedy:
    DEALERS WILL RE-ROUTE THE WIRING HARNESS. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-545-8039.
    Notes:
    CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).





    You can search for this and other recalls at the NHTSA website: link. There are other recalls for the Cayenne but this is the first one I have received a notice on. I guess my VIN was not affected by the others. There was a safety label thing that I believe my dealer handled when mine was delivered.

    Re: Cayenne Wiring Harness Recall

    I called the dealer and they said that they are not informed by Porsche on any recalls that are brought up in the internet. What should I do? I don't really mind if it blows up and I get a replacement car


    Re: Cayenne Wiring Harness Recall

    If you're really concerned, call the toll free number above for Porsche or NHTSA. Otherwise, just wait for your notice in the mail.

     
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