2012 PORSCHE Boxster

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 2012 PORSCHE Boxster

Recall Date Component Summary
August 5, 2011 SEAT BELTS

PORSCHE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 911 SPEEDSTER AND 911 GTS RS 4.0; AND MODEL YEAR 2012 BOXSTER (INCLUDING S AND SPYDER); CAYMAN (INCLUDING S AND R); 911 CARRERA (INCLUDING S, GTS, 4, 4S, AND 4 GTS); 911 TARGA 4 AND TARGA 4S; AND 911 TURBO AND TURBO S MODELS MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 31, 2011, THROUGH JUNE 10, 2011. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE MOUNTING HOLES IN THE SEAT BELT ANCHOR PLATES FITTED TO THE VEHICLE ARE TOO SMALL. IF THE HOLE DIAMETER IS TOO SMALL, THE ANCHOR PLATE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO ROTATE ABOUT THE FASTENING BOLT AS DESIGNED.

Remedy:

PORSCHE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT BELT ANCHORS AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE SEAT BELT. THE REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PORSCHE AT 1-800-767-7243.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2012 PORSCHE Boxster

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1 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2012 PORSCHE Boxster

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ODI Number: 11184514
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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

153 Service Alerts for 2012 PORSCHE Boxster

Date Description
March 7, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Installation and conversion instructions for the Boxster.

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March 7, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Installation and conversion instructions for the Boxster.

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March 24, 2022 020000 SUSPENSION

Technical information – adjust values for suspension alignment: using current values and observing specifcations.

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March 30, 2022 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Advanced technical information for a brake squeal.

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February 11, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Technical information for recall campaign AMC0. re-programing DME and transmission control unit.

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February 11, 2022 103110 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE:SOFTWARE

Technical information for recall campaign AMC0. re-programing DME and transmission control unit.

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February 24, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Instructions on the manufacturers certificate for allocation of approved engine oils up until MY2020. (starting back at MY1984). An overview of the approved engine oils.

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March 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

List of approved C20 style engine oils for classic and new Porsche models since 1984.

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December 13, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Recall repair information for recall campaign AMC0 – reprograming DME and transmission control unit.

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December 13, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Recall repair information for recall campaign AMC0 – reprograming DME and transmission control unit.

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December 3, 2021 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Information for PIWIS tester update. #40.750.000 & .030

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December 3, 2021 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Information for PIWIS tester update. #40.750.000 & .030

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December 3, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Information for PIWIS tester update. #40.750.000 & .030

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May 30, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Resubmitting at request of Mr. Bernard Hardgrave. Advanced technical information on brake fluid for all Porsche vehicles.

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May 16, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Resubmitting at request of Mr. Bernard Hardgrave. Information on fogging lighting components.

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August 31, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved engine C30 engine oils for all Porsche vehicles using C30 oil.

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August 31, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved C20 engine oils for all Porsche models using C20 oil.

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August 31, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved engine oils for all Porsche models using C40 oil.

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August 31, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

List of approved engine oils for all Porsche models using C40 oil.

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January 8, 2021 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Instructions for reworking the fan motor in the event that the HVAC does not function.

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January 8, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Instructions for reworking the fan motor in the event that the HVAC does not function.

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August 12, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special tools information on new Redline Dual Purpose Diagnostic Leak Locator.

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April 6, 2016 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Fuel pump relay

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April 22, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

1997 to Present – Vehicle Analysis Log Types – In an effort to prode accurate information regarding the state of the vehicle at the time fof VAL creation, a “log type” drop down menu was added at the end of the VAL creation menu.

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April 11, 2015 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

2003 to Present All with tire pressure monitoring system.

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April 11, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

2003 to Present All with tire pressure monitoring system.

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February 16, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Brake noise can vary greatly. The most common brake noise complaint is squeal.

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February 16, 2016 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Brake noise can vary greatly. The most common brake noise complaint is squeal.

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December 11, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

The Approval and Support Management Program (ASM)

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March 24, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Understanding and addressing brake squeal complaints.

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March 24, 2016 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Understanding and addressing brake squeal complaints.

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June 11, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on new PIWIS Tester update #40.250.040

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June 18, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on PIWIS tester update #40.300.000 & .010.

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June 2, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on new PIWIS Tester program for independent repair facilities.

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June 23, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Advanced technical information on Updating PVTS CU Software in the event that the Engine will not start.

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June 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on Porsche PIWIS Tester update #40.250.030 & .035.

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June 25, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on new PIWIS Tester update #40.300.020.

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May 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on Porsche PIWIS Tester III Online Update 40.200.020.

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May 24, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved engine oils for new and classic Porsche models.

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May 10, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Information on Porsche PIWIS Tester III Online Update 40.200.000, .010, .015 & .016.

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April 19, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Information on how to deal with a potential cyber security breach.

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March 30, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Historical information on Porsche product evolution.

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March 26, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved C20 style engine oils for classic and new Porsche models since 1984.

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March 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Information on a Navigation system update for the PCM3.1

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March 5, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved C20 engine oils for all new and classic Porsche models 1984 and newer.

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March 5, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved C30 engine oils for all new and Classic Porsche vehicles MY1984 and newer.

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March 5, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on PIWIS Tester update 40.000.020 & .022.

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March 5, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved C40 engine oils for new and classic Porsche vehicles MY 1984 and newer.

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March 5, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved A40 style engine oils for new and classic Porsche vehicles MY 1984 and newer.

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December 3, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved C40 style engine oils for new and classic Porsche vehicles.

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December 3, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved A40 style engine oils for new and classic Porsche models.

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December 3, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

List of approved A40 style engine oils for new and classic Porsche models.

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May 30, 2018 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Resubmitting at request of Mr. Bernard Hardgrave. Advanced technical information on brake fluid for all Porsche vehicles.

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May 16, 2018 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Resubmitting at request of Mr. Bernard Hardgrave. Information on fogging lighting components.

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February 8, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

New parts promotion for all weather mats and cargo liner.

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January 15, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special tools information on Logo templates and exchangeable inserts.

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December 14, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on Porsche PIWIS Tester update #39.900.030

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December 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on Porsche PIWIS Tester update #39.900.020

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December 23, 2020 200000 WHEELS

Parts withdrawal information for Winter wheel and tire sets.

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December 23, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on Porsche PIWIS Tester update #39.900.045

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December 18, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on Porsche PIWIS Tester update #39.900.040

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January 21, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special tools information on Logo Templates and exchangeable inserts.

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December 11, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on parts withdrawal of closed workshop campaign parts.

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December 22, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Porsche intranet posting with preliminary information on WLN1 stop sale/workshop campaign.

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December 8, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Advanced Technical information on brake squeal on all Porsche vehicles.

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October 28, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Advanced Technical information on a NVH Lubrication kit.

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January 22, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information about the new PIWIS tester update #39.900.060

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January 27, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on PIWIS tester update #39.900.065

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January 27, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

Special tools information on a measuring and alignment system.

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September 22, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Instructions on how to rework the crankshaft pulse sender in the event of rough running.

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September 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Information on PIWIS Tester III Online Update 39.700.000, .010 & .012

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July 24, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

Various repair symptoms and their associated repairs for all PDK transmissions.

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September 15, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Information on PCM3.1 – Navigation Update for MY13.

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September 15, 2020 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Information on PCM3.1 – Navigation Update for MY13.

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September 9, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

Technical information on Checking Dual-Mass Flywheel (DMF) on Vehicles with PDK.

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June 18, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Instructions on how to perform a PVTS Software update in the event that a car will not start.

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June 18, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Instructions on how to perform a PVTS Software update in the event that a car will not start.

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May 14, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved A40 engine oils for all applicable vehicles as of 1984.

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May 14, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

List of approved A40 engine oils for all applicable vehicles as of 1984.

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May 4, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Instructions for what to do in the event that the customer loses the driver’s key while transporting the vehicle.

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September 30, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Information on replacing the control unit for the auxiliary alarm system in the event of fault codes.

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September 30, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Information on replacing the control unit for the auxiliary alarm system in the event of fault codes.

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July 15, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Recommendations on how to store any Porsche vehicle since 2009.

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May 1, 2020 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Instructions for clearing adaptive cruise control faults and warnings.

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May 21, 2020 220000 SEATS

Instructions for reworking the seat cover in the event that dark spots begin to appear as a result of using seat ventilation.

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September 25, 2020 061500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION

List of approved engine oils for all Porsche models since 2003.

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September 3, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Overview of Approved Porsche C20 Engine Oils

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June 25, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on new PIWIS tester update 39.500.020 and .025.

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June 25, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Information on new PIWIS tester update 39.500.020 and .025.

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April 22, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved C40 engine oils for all Porsche models since 1984.

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June 19, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Info on a new customer tool for looking up campaigns and recalls on their vehicle.

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September 8, 2020 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

New Special tools information on VAS 6627A/11 Brake Caliper Drilling Template.

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June 3, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Document showing the evolution of Porsche Vehicles since 1948.

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June 3, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Document showing the evolution of Porsche Vehicles since 1948.

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December 20, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Instructions for manually setting the date and time on older model vehicles with GPS and PCM 2.1 or older.

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December 20, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Instructions for manually setting the date and time on older model vehicles with GPS and PCM 2.1 or older.

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March 24, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

PCM update instructions for the 987 generation Boxster.

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December 16, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information about new PIWIS Tester updates 39.000.022 and 39.050.000

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February 5, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Bulletin outlining new PIWIS tester update 39.100.030 & .035

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February 26, 2020 220000 SEATS

Instructions for addressing leather seat wrinkling on older models.

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December 20, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Information about new PIWIS Tester update 39.050.012

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February 28, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Bulletin outlining PIWIS tester update 39.200.000, .010, .015, .016, & .017

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December 20, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Information about new PIWIS Tester update 39.050.010

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December 13, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Porsche Intranet posting outlining the Warranty Credit stop that takes place at the end of every calendar year.

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January 7, 2020 200000 WHEELS

Parts withdrawal for various parts that were used in Recall and workshop campaigns.

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January 7, 2020 220000 SEATS

Parts withdrawal for various parts that were used in Recall and workshop campaigns.

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January 7, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Parts withdrawal for various parts that were used in Recall and workshop campaigns.

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January 30, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved C30 engine oils for all Porsche vehicles since 1984.

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January 30, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved A40 engine oils for all Porsche vehicles since 1984.

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January 30, 2020 200000 WHEELS

List of approved A40 engine oils for all Porsche vehicles since 1984.

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January 30, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved C20 engine oils for all Porsche vehicles since 1984.

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March 23, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved engine oils for all Porsche models.

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October 29, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

List of approved A40 engine oils for Porsche vehicles.

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October 14, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

New PIWIS tester updates 38.800.000 &.010

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October 22, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

New PIWIS Tester update 38.800.020

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October 24, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

New PIWIS Tester update 38.800.030

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December 13, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Updated bulletin with the full list of Porsche model type designations.

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December 13, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Updated worksheet for Chassis and VIN numbering system. Updated to include 2020 Models including the Taycan.

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June 25, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Announcement of new Special Tool 9942 for cheching the valve on the coolant reservoir for the 718.

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June 25, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Notice to dealers that coolants will be moved out of the special tool cabinet in the dealer service department in order to make room for new special tools. All coolant tools will be moved to the “Coolant Cart” because they need to be housed

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June 20, 2019 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Information on new model designation logos which can be purchased and applied to the rear exhaust area of a vehicle, displaying the model designation on the outside of the vehicle.

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June 19, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Announcement of a 6 month warranty extension on VAS 581005P R1234yf Service Units for air conditioning.

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September 10, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Instructions for reprogramming the instrument cluster in the event of failure of the TFT display unit

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September 6, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Bulletin highlighting new updates 38.750, 38.750.000 for the Porsche PIWIS Tester 3

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September 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Announcement of new Tech Live look, which will put technicians into live chats with technical support if they should have an urgent issue

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August 15, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Bulletin outlining PIWIS Tester updates 38.600.030 & 035.

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August 7, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Bulletin outlining PIWIS Tester updates 38.600.020.

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August 5, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Bulletin outlining PIWIS Tester updates 38.600.000, .010, & .015.

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June 10, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Instructions for using VAS 581005P in order to chech and service R1234yf Air Conditioning Unit.

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June 28, 2018 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Oil in the wiring harness. If oil is found in the engine wiring harness during a repair, the wiring harness and all the affected components (including the oil pump control valve) must be replaced.

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June 28, 2018 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Oil in the wiring harness. If oil is found in the engine wiring harness during a repair, the wiring harness and all the affected components (including the oil pump control valve) must be replaced.

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June 28, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Oil in the wiring harness. If oil is found in the engine wiring harness during a repair, the wiring harness and all the affected components (including the oil pump control valve) must be replaced.

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September 7, 2018 021500 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

Subject: Front axle: Control arms (wishbone) and longitudinal arms Rear axle: Trailing arms (wishbone) and carrier side section Information: If the affected axle parts need to be replaced, an old partmay still be installed on the opposite

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August 23, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Cause The control unit for the auxiliary alarm system has limited bus communication. Date of Introduction Control units for the auxiliary alarm system with updated software have been used in production since the beginning of December 20

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August 14, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Cause The noises can occur if there is excessive spring force tolerance in the oil separator Date of introduction The optimized oil separators are used in production from November 25, 2015. Remedial action In the event of a customer co

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November 6, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Information: This document updates information previously published in EQ 1105, EQ 1105, and EQ 1401. To provide stable voltage and sufficient current throughout certain service operations, you should connect the vehicle to a battery charg

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August 11, 2014 071110 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Concerns: Switching element for filler flap Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Defective switching elements for the filler flap may have been installed on the affected vehic

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June 20, 2014 110100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN

Concerns: Horn (also referred to as fanfare) Information: Modified assignment of connector contacts due to installation of new type of horn. As a result, if the horn needs to be replaced, an adapter cable must also be installed.

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June 26, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Concerns: Power distributor (? Installation position of power distributor) Information: In the event of complaints relating to the overall power supply on the vehicle and if a “corroded pin in the power distributor” is determined as the

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October 31, 2016 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Spare parts requirements for components on the power distributor (housing/pin/cable) or in the event of complaints relating to the overall power supply on the vehicle and if a “corroded pin in the power distributor” is determined as the c

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July 10, 2014 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Concerns: Instrument cluster Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. The following fault symptoms can occur on the affected vehicles due to a software error in the instrument cl

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July 10, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Concerns: Instrument cluster Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. The following fault symptoms can occur on the affected vehicles due to a software error in the instrument cl

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June 13, 2017 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Concerns: AGM starter battery (referred to below simply as ‘battery’) Situation: Support for the care andmaintenance of the AGMstarter battery (at the dealership): From the time the vehicle is delivered to the Porsche Centre until it is h

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June 13, 2017 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Concerns: AGM starter battery (referred to below simply as ?battery?) Situation: Customer complaints concerning battery-related topics Recurring customer complaints concerning topics relating to battery capacity and quality.

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January 10, 2013 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Concerns: Electronic logbook in Porsche Communication Management (PCM) 3.0 Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Implausible entries can appear in the logbook (e.g. negativemi

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January 10, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Concerns: Electronic logbook in Porsche Communication Management (PCM) 3.0 Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Implausible entries can appear in the logbook (e.g. negativemi

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January 10, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Concerns: Electronic logbook in Porsche Communication Management (PCM) 3.0 Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Implausible entries can appear in the logbook (e.g. negativemi

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September 6, 2012 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Concerns: Ignition coil with Part Nos. 997.602.104.00 and 997.602.107.00 Information: Procedure for replacing faulty ignition coils. Cracks in the ignition coil housing (Figure 1) can cause corrosion, which can result in a rough-running

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September 6, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Concerns: Ignition coil with Part Nos. 997.602.104.00 and 997.602.107.00 Information: Procedure for replacing faulty ignition coils. Cracks in the ignition coil housing (Figure 1) can cause corrosion, which can result in a rough-running

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May 16, 2014 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

PORSCHE: PROCEDURAL INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE REPLACING OF FAULTY CRACKED IGNITION COILS ON CERTAIN VEHICLES. MODEL 1997-2013 BOXSTER (986), BOXSTER/CAYMAN (987), CARRERA (996 & 997). *PE

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June 26, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

PORSCHE: IF POWER DISTRIBUTOR PIN, ON SOME VEHICLES, IS CORRODED AND CAUSE HAS BEEN DETERMINED, THEN PIN ON POWER DISTRIBUTOR MUST BE REPLACED. MODEL 2005-2012 911 CARRERA, BOXSTER, CAYMAN. *PE

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April 15, 2014 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

PORSCHE: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER SOFTWARE NEEDS REPROGRAMMING DUE TO DISPLAYING INCORRECT INFORMATION AND CAN STOP WORKING OR WILL WORK, AFTER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, ON SOME VEHICLES. MODEL 2012-2014 BOXSTER, CAYMAN, 911. *PE

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April 15, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

PORSCHE: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER SOFTWARE NEEDS REPROGRAMMING DUE TO DISPLAYING INCORRECT INFORMATION AND CAN STOP WORKING OR WILL WORK, AFTER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, ON SOME VEHICLES. MODEL 2012-2014 BOXSTER, CAYMAN, 911. *PE

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2012 PORSCHE Boxster

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