2005 Porsche 911 TURBO Suspension Front Macpherson Strut Recall

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2005 Porsche 911 TURBO Suspension Front Macpherson Strut Recall

 NHTSA Recall #157614
NHTSA Compaign #20E091000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerTenneco Automotive
 Model911 TURBO
 Model Year2005
 Date of notification22/12/20
 Begin date of manufacuring05/12/23
 End date of manufacturing05/12/23
Type of recallE
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received11/12/20
 Report created14/12/20
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units584
 Defect summaryOhlins usa, inc (ohlins) is recalling certain front struts, part number pos 5n20. These struts were sold as part of ohlins strut kits part number poz mn02, intended for installation on 1999-2005 porsche 911 carrera 4 and 4s (generation 996), and 2001-2006 porsche 911 turbo / turbo s (generation 996) and kit part number poz mn05, intended for installation on 2005-2012 porsche 911 carrera 4 and 4s (generation 997), and 2006-2013 porsche 911 turbo / turbo s (generation 997). The pin of the strut may experience excessive stress during maximum steering, possibly resulting breakage of the pin.
 Consequence summaryIf the pin fails, it will cause separation of the strut from the vehicle, affecting vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.
 Corrective actionOhlins will notify owners, and dealers will request the return of all unsold kits containing the subject part from dealer/distributor inventory for a full refund. All owners who purchased one of the kits (poz mn02 or poz mn05) will receive replacement front struts (pos 5n20 or pos 5n21 - these parts are interchangeable), along with new top mount interface solutions, free of charge. The recall began december 22, 2020. Owners may contact ohlins customer service at 1-800-336-9029.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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