Porsche Complaints

  • 117 Complaints
  • 6 Crashes
  • 2 Fires
  • 6 Injuries
  • 0 Fatalities
  • A total of 117 complaints have been filed with NHTSA for vehicles that are model year 2015 or newer. 5.1%, or 6 of those complaints have caused some degree of injury. 5.1%, or 6 were crash related, and 1.7%, or 2 complaints describe fire-related incidents.

Recent Complaints

Parts: ENGINE
  • Date of Incident: Feb-11, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 11:49 Feb-11, 2021

The cars auto idle off function that saves fuel by turning the engine off at stop signs and lights in inoperative. I have had it into multiple dealers 4 times since 12/2020 with the complaint. In my opinion there is a temperature sensor that is malfunctioning and not allowing the car to go into the fuel saving mode. I am told that they are not able to make this function work properly. Wasn't the car certified for emissions and fuel economy with this function in place?

Parts: AIR BAGS
  • Date of Incident: Jan-01, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Feb-01, 2021

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2016 Porsche Macan. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE OPERATING THE VEHICLE, THE PASSENGER?S SIDE AIR BAG WARNING LIGHT REMAINED ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC WHO DIAGNOSED THAT THE AIR BAG SENSOR WAS FAULTY. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE LOCAL DEALER AND MANUFACTURER WERE NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 49,000.

Parts: AIR BAGS
  • Date of Incident: Jul-15, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jan-22, 2021

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2017 Porsche Macan S. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE AT A STANDSTILL, THE AIR BAGS WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE LOCAL DEALER - PORSCHE WARRINGTON (1607 EASTON RD, WARRINGTON, PA 18976 (215) 343-1600) WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED WITH NEEDING THE SENSOR MAT REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED. UPON INVESTIGATION, THE CONTACT ASSOCIATED THE FAILURE WITH NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 17V133000 (AIR BAGS) HOWEVER, THE VIN WAS NOT INCLUDED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS INFORMED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 57,000.

Parts: ENGINEAIR BAGS
  • Date of Incident: Jan-13, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 17:54 Jan-19, 2021

I WAS INFORMED AT MY LAST SERVICE THAT I NEED TO HAVE MY PASSENGER AIRBAG SEAT SENSOR REPLACED AND ALSO MY TIMING CHAIN COVER IS LEAKING OIL. I NOTICED ON NHTSA WEBSITE THAT BOTH OF THESE ISSUES ARE DOCUMENTED. THERE WAS A SAFETY RECALL FOR SIMILAR 2016 Macan'S BUT MY VIN ISN'T LISTED. PART 573 SAFETY RECALL REPORT 17V-133. THERE IS ALSO A MANUFACTURER COMMUNICATION (#D2000.1)RELATING TO THE OIL LEAK. NHTSA ID # 10182254. THESE ARE VERY EXPENSIVE REPAIRS AND UNCLEAR WHY THEY SHOULDN'T BE COVERED BY PORSCHE WHEN THEY ARE DOCUMENTED PROBLEMS.

Parts: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROLFORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCEBACK OVER PREVENTION
  • Date of Incident: Jan-19, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 17:53 Jan-19, 2021

Last year around january, adaptive cruse control stop working after dealer "fixed" almost closing a collision ( vehicle in motion), today park assist stop working 360 degree view completely off and no sound of proximity obstacles, ( vehicle in motion pulling of parking lot)

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