2016 PORSCHE Cayman

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

1 Recalls for 2016 PORSCHE Cayman

Recall Date Component Summary
July 17, 2019 AIR BAGS: AIR BAG/RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2016-2017 911 and Boxster, 2016 Cayman and Panamera vehicles. The air bag Electronic Control Unit (ECU) may have a defective power supply capacitor that can result in air bag deactivation or inadvertent deployment of the air bags.

Remedy:

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will install new software and replace the air bag ECU as necessary, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed September 13, 2019. Owners received a second notice and the recall began February 12, 2020. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AKB4.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2016 PORSCHE Cayman

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4 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2016 PORSCHE Cayman

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AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11330990
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11375115
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11342230
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11330990
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0 Investigations for 2016 PORSCHE Cayman

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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.

184 Service Alerts for 2016 PORSCHE Cayman

Date Description
July 30, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 30, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Overview of approved engine C30 oils for Porsche models using C30 oils.

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July 30, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 30, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Instructions on the manufacturers certificate for approve Porsche A40 engine oils.

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June 9, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Technical information for AMC0 – reprograming the DME and transmission control unit.

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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 16, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Information on WMM7 – replacing VTS control unit.

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March 3, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical information for WMM7 – replacing VTS control unit.

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March 3, 2022 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

Technical information for WMM7 – replacing VTS control unit.

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March 7, 2022 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Installation and conversion instructions for the PCM3.1 – Navigation Update.

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March 7, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Installation and conversion instructions for the PCM3.1 – Navigation Update.

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March 30, 2022 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Advanced technical information for a brake squeal.

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March 30, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Advanced technical information for WMM7.

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March 30, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Advanced technical information for WMM7.

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February 8, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information for recall campaign WMM7 replacing VTS control unit.

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February 8, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Information for recall campaign WMM7 replacing VTS control unit.

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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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November 23, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical information on WMM7 – replacing VTS control unit.

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November 16, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special tools information for logo templates and exchangeable inserts.

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November 3, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special tools information for coolant cart foam update.

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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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September 15, 2021 190000 TIRES

List of approved wheel, tires, and snow chains for the 987 Cayman.

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September 15, 2021 200000 WHEELS

List of approved wheel, tires, and snow chains for the 987 Cayman.

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September 15, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

List of approved wheel, tires, and snow chains for the 987 Cayman.

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September 15, 2021 190000 TIRES

List of approved wheels, tires, and spacers for the 987 Boxster and Cayman.

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September 15, 2021 200000 WHEELS

List of approved wheels, tires, and spacers for the 987 Boxster and Cayman.

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September 15, 2021 206000 WHEELS:SPACE SAVER WHEEL

List of approved wheels, tires, and spacers for the 987 Boxster and Cayman.

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August 30, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special tools information for a 12V Power Supply for PT3G Oscilloscope.

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August 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

New Special tools information for a Schumacher 100 Amp Reprogrammer / Power Supply with Battery Support.

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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 C30 engine oils for all Porsche vehicles using C30 oil.

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January 19, 2021 116600 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:COIL

Instructions on how to replace the engine coils in the event that there is engine noise.

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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 26, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

New Special tools information for a Schumacher 100 Amp Reprogrammer / Power Supply with Battery Support.

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August 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special tools information for new VAS 5908 Requirements.

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August 26, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Special tools information for new Deutronic Signal Lamps.

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August 12, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 30, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Special tools information for a 12V Power Supply for PT3G Oscilloscope.

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February 3, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

PCM3.0 Navigation Update (data status: model year 2016) New maps with data

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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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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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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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April 11, 2016 020000 SUSPENSION

When performing an alignment it has been found that in some cases, it may not be possible to adjust the camber and toe angles to specification on the left or right side of the rear suspension. Therefore, it may be necessary to reposition th

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April 11, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

When performing an alignment it has been found that in some cases, it may not be possible to adjust the camber and toe angles to specification on the left or right side of the rear suspension. Therefore, it may be necessary to reposition th

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April 11, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

When performing an alignment it has been found that in some cases, it may not be possible to adjust the camber and toe angles to specification on the left or right side of the rear suspension. Therefore, it may be necessary to reposition th

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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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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 21, 2021 200000 WHEELS

List of approved wheels and tires for the MY16 Cayman GT4.

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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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February 8, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

New parts promotion for all weather mats and cargo liner.

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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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December 15, 2016 010000 STEERING

Resubmitting at request of Mr. Bernard Hardgrave. Instructions for enhanced suspension alignment in the event that normal alignment is not possible.

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December 15, 2016 020000 SUSPENSION

Resubmitting at request of Mr. Bernard Hardgrave. Instructions for enhanced suspension alignment in the event that normal alignment is not possible.

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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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January 15, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special tools information on Logo templates and exchangeable inserts.

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January 19, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Instructions on how to replace the engine coils in the event that there is engine noise.

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December 18, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on Porsche PIWIS Tester update #39.900.040

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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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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 160000 STRUCTURE

Special tools information on a measuring and alignment system.

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January 27, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on PIWIS tester update #39.900.065

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May 5, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Porsche Intranet posting for WS Campaign WKJ3.

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May 5, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Porsche Intranet posting for WS Campaign WKJ3.

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May 5, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Workshop campaign instructions for WS Campaign WKJ3 – Replacing Tank Leakage DiagnosisModule

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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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September 8, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Information on a new pressure loss tester for all new models.

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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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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 3, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Overview of Approved Porsche C20 Engine Oils

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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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July 24, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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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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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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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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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 25, 2020 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

Information on new special tool – Pinout/Diag Tool Box w/ Foam

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September 25, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Information on new special tool – Pinout/Diag Tool Box w/ Foam

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September 29, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Information on new special tool – VAS 1978/35 Connector Release Tools.

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September 29, 2020 114700 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:CONNECTORS/PLUGS/RECEPTACLES

Information on new special tool – VAS 1978/35 Connector Release Tools.

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September 9, 2020 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Information on new special tool for offline updates of the PCM Versions 4 and 5.

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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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February 26, 2020 220000 SEATS

Instructions for addressing leather seat wrinkling on older models.

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December 12, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Information about PIWIS Tester update 39.000.020

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January 9, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical information outlining the customer complaint that the locking “beep” not working as specified. The issue can be corrected by reprogramming the vehicle’s rear end electronics.

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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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December 20, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Information about new PIWIS Tester update 39.050.012

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December 20, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Information about new PIWIS Tester update 39.050.010

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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 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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March 13, 2020 010000 STEERING

Updated instructions for replacing the trailing arm on the front and rear axle on affected Boxster and Cayman vehicles. There is a new supplier of parts and the entire axle must be checked to avoid cross use of parts.

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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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November 22, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

List of valid Advanced Technical Information bulletins (ATIs) as of 11/22/2019

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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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January 30, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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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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January 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Parts withdrawal bulletin for various outdated control units on a variety of vehicles.

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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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April 2, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

Porsche intranet posting for campaign WJ88, which seeks to replace the manual transmission on affected vehicles.

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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 6, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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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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 2, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Instructions for retrofitting Sport Plus Mode on vehciles without sport chrono package already installed.

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August 2, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Instructions for retrofitting Sport Plus Mode on vehciles without sport chrono package already installed.

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April 5, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

Replacing manual transmission that did not have reinforced gears with one that does.

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April 5, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Replacing manual transmission that did not have reinforced gears with one that does.

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May 10, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Information: The Approval and Support Management system was created to offer assistance to the dealer organization with new and complex technical issues by utilizing the Support Specialists within Porsche R&D. As a result, this process has

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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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August 20, 2015 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

Concerns: Tailpipe on exhaust system Information: This is to inform you of a voluntary Workshop Campaign on the above-mentioned vehicles. Tailpipe covers, whose durability cannot be guaranteed over the service life of the vehicle, were ins

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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 8, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This campaign includes steps where control unit(s) in the vehicle will be programmed with the PIWIS Tester. The vehicle voltage must be maintained between 13.5 volts and 14.5 volts during this programming. Failure to maintain this voltage

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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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June 8, 2017 160000 STRUCTURE

Information: 911 and 718 models have differences in the front end structure which depend on whether the vehicle has a two wheel drive or an all wheel drive body shell.

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June 8, 2017 200000 WHEELS

Information: 911 and 718 models have differences in the front end structure which depend on whether the vehicle has a two wheel drive or an all wheel drive body shell.

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