2018 Porsche Panamera

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2018 Porsche Panamera Reliability Ratings

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2018 Porsche Panamera Recalls

There have been 6 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL Recall Date: 10/15/2019
  • Summary: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017 Panamera 4, Panamera Turbo, Panamera Turbo Executive, 2017-2018 Panamera, Panamera 4S Executive, Panamera 4S, 2018 Panamera Turbo S Hybrid, Panamera 4 Hybrid Sport Turismo, Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S Hybrid Sport Turismo, Panamera 4 Hybrid, Panamera 4 Executive, 2019 Cayenne Hybrid, 2019-2020 Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, 2020 Cayenne Coupe, Cayenne Turbo Coupe, and Cayenne S Coupe vehicles. The instrument cluster may not provide a visual warning when the brake pads are worn out. As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light vehicle brake systems."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 44128
  • Consequence: If the driver is not alerted when brake pads are worn out, the vehicle may not respond as expected when braking, increasing the risk of crash.
  • Remedy: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKB8. Note: This recall supersedes recall 19V115 and includes vehicles that were previously remedied under that campaign.
  • Dates of Manufacture: SEP 22, 2016 to DEC 20, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: AKB8
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V735000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Recall Date: 03/05/2019
  • Summary: Porsche Cars North America, Inc is recalling certain 2018 Panamera, Panamera 4, Panamera 4 E-Hybrid, Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4 E- Hybrid Sport Turismo, Panamera 4S, Panamera Turbo, Panamera Turbo Executive, Panamera 4 Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo, vehicles. Incorrect soldering of a control unit may result in the intermittent failure of various systems, possible affecting vehicle driveability.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 182
  • Consequence: Impaired vehicle driveability can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Porsche Cars North America will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected control units, free of charge. The recall began May 17, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche's customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKA5.
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: AKA5
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V180000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL Recall Date: 02/19/2019
  • Summary: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2018 Panamera 4 Executive, Panamera 4S Sport Turismo, Panamera 4 Hybrid, Panamera 4 Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4 Hybrid Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S Hybrid Executive, Panamera Turbo S Hybrid, Panamera 4 Sport Turismo and Panamera Turbo S Hybrid Sport Turismo vehicles, 2017-2018 Panamera, Panamera 4, Panamera Turbo Executive, Panamera 4S, Panamera Turbo and Panamera 4S Executive vehicles and 2019 Cayenne S and Cayenne vehicles. The instrument cluster may not provide a visual warning when the brake pads are worn out. As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light vehicle brake systems."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 14110
  • Consequence: If the driver is not alerted when brake pads are worn out, the driver may lose control of the vehicle while attempting to brake, increasing the risk of crash.
  • Remedy: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster software, free of charge. The recall began April 19, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKA1/AKA0.
  • Dates of Manufacture: FEB 07, 2017 to JUN 25, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: AKA1/AKA0
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V115000
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM Recall Date: 12/18/2018
  • Summary: 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.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 17667
  • Consequence: An intermittent loss of power steering assist can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the power steering control unit, free of charge. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ13.
  • Dates of Manufacture: OCT 06, 2016 to DEC 05, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: AJ13
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V898000
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC Recall Date: 11/27/2018
  • Summary: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4 Hybrid, Panamera Turbo S Hybrid, Panamera 4 Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4 Hybrid Sport Turismo, and Panamera Turbo S Hybrid Sport Turismo vehicles. The brake lines installed on the front axle may corrode over time. Corrosion inside the line may affect the front braking performance.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 112
  • Consequence: Braking ability that is reduced due to a corroded brake line can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake line, and any damaged brake components, free of charge. The recall began June 26, 2019. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ11.
  • Dates of Manufacture: FEB 25, 2018 to NOV 13, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: AJ11
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V841000
SUSPENSION:REAR Recall Date: 06/12/2018
  • Summary: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Panamera 4S, Panamera Turbo and Panamera Turbo Executive and 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Executive, Panamera 4S Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo, and Panamera 4S Executive vehicles. The connecting links may detach from the rear-axle anti-roll bar potentially damaging the surrounding suspension parts and affecting the vehicle's handling.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 715
  • Consequence: An unexpected change to the vehicle's handling can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connecting links for the anti-roll bar, free of charge. The recall began October 2, 2018. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AJ06.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUN 25, 2017 to MAY 03, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: AJ06
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V388000

2018 Porsche Panamera Warranty

The Porsche Panamera comes with a four-year/50,000-mile warranty.

Warranty information last updated: 7/3/19

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