1991 Porsche 911 Steering Steering Wheel Handle Bar Recall

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1991 Porsche 911 Steering Steering Wheel Handle Bar Recall

 NHTSA Recall #16244
NHTSA Compaign #96V147000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerPORSCHE CARS N.A. INC.
 Model Year1991
 Date of notification01/09/96
 Begin date of manufacuring01/04/88
 End date of manufacturing30/07/92
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received08/08/96
 Report created08/08/96
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units12538
 Defect summaryA part of the steering column upper universal joint cracked during the manufacturing process.
 Consequence summaryThis condition could result in noise and free play in the steering system and if left uncorrected, will result in loss of steering control.
 Corrective actionDealers will inspect the universal joint for cracks and will replace cracked joints with new parts.
 Recall notesOwner notification:owner notification is expected to begin during august 1996. Note:owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact porsche at 1-800-545-8039. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393.

  • 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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