Porsche Complaints

  • 102 Complaints
  • 6 Crashes
  • 1 Fires
  • 6 Injuries
  • 0 Fatalities
  • A total of 102 complaints have been filed with NHTSA for vehicles that are model year 2015 or newer. 5.9%, or 6 of those complaints have caused some degree of injury. 5.9%, or 6 were crash related, and 1.0%, or 1 complaints describe fire-related incidents.

Recent Complaints

Parts: ENGINE
  • Date of Incident: Jul-25, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 19:19 Nov-17, 2020

THE VARIABLE VALVE TIMING ADJUSTER SPROCKET BOLTS HAVE A TENDENCY TO SHEAR UNDER HIGH LOAD. THIS IS A DOCUMENTED ISSUE THAT WAS ALSO COMMON IN SEVERAL OTHER PORSCHE MODELS OF SIMILAR PRODUCTION YEAR RANGES. THE VALVETRAIN LOSES TIMING, RESULTING IN A CATASTROPHIC ENGINE FAILURE WHICH DISABLES A VEHICLE. MY VEHICLE SUSTAINED SUCH A FAILURE AND THE CAR IMMEDIATELY WENT INTO "LIMP MODE." ALL THE VALVES ON ONE CYLINDER BANK WERE BENT. OTHER MODELS WERE RECALLED BUT THE Cayman AND BOXSTERS THAT CAME WITH THE 9A1 ENGINE WERE NOT. PORSCHE REPAIRED MY ENGINE BUT THEY PUT THE SAME PART NUMBER THAT FAILED BACK INTO THE CAR. THERE HAS NOT BEEN AN ENGINEERING REVISION TO THE PART, AND ANOTHER FAILURE IS POSSIBLE.

Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: Nov-03, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 15:29 Nov-04, 2020

The front stabilizer bar broke in half. Car has only 800 miles on it. Dealership has never seen this before and claims defective stabilizer bar. Being fixed under warranty. Car was in motion when this occurred. This was on a city street.

Parts: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • Date of Incident: Jun-01, 2019
  • Date complaint filed: 13:09 Oct-21, 2020

Headlight lenses are getting thousands of spider type cracks all over the lenses, diminishing headlamp light output. Car is only 4 years old with 39,750 miles. Many owners having same issue. Pictures do not show that the lense becomes? Whitish? Due to failure.

Parts: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROLSEAT BELTS
  • Date of Incident: Sep-01, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 12:15 Oct-14, 2020

THE PASSENGER OCCUPANT DETECTION SENSOR MAT HAS FAILED AT 48K MILES. TAKEN TO DEALER THEY SAID IT NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THIS PART HAS BEEN RECALLED ON OTHER MacanS OF THIS YEAR, BUT THIS VIN IS NOT LISTED IN THE RECALL. RECALL # 17V133.

Parts: ENGINE
  • Date of Incident: Oct-08, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Oct-13, 2020

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2020 Porsche Taycan. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING OUT OF HIS DRIVEWAY, THE VEHICLE STALLED WITHOUT WARNING. THE CONTACT ATTEMPTED TO RESTART THE VEHICLE HOWEVER, THE VEHICLE FAILED TO RESUME NORMAL OPERATION. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO GOSSETT PORSCHE (1875 COVINGTON PIKE, MEMPHIS, TN 38128) WHERE A DIAGNOSTIC TEST WAS STILL PENDING. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED BY EMAIL HOWEVER, THE CONTACT HAD NOT RECEIVED A RESPONSE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 1,090.

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