Porsche EV Battery Recall Alert

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Porsche Cars North America, Inc. has issued a recall for several high-voltage battery models due to a risk of short-circuiting, which may lead to fires. This recall affects a total of 749 units spanning across various models from 2020 to 2024. Owners are advised to limit battery charging to 80% capacity until the necessary repairs, which include battery module replacements at no cost, are completed. This precautionary measure aims to mitigate any potential risks while Porsche works on a permanent solution.

Key Highlights

  • Affected Models: Includes Taycan variants from 2021-2024, Taycan 4S, Turbo, GTS, and more.
  • Safety Risk: Increased risk of fire due to battery short circuits.
  • Remedy: Owners should charge their vehicles to no more than 80% capacity. Dealers will analyze battery data and replace modules as needed, free of charge.
  • Owner Notification: Letters to be mailed by May 17, 2024. For assistance, owners may contact Porsche customer service or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Porsche’s immediate remedy involves advising owners through notification letters to keep their vehicle’s battery charge below 80%. Dealers are tasked with analyzing battery data for potential risks and replacing the high-voltage battery modules if necessary. This service will be provided at no cost to vehicle owners. Porsche customer service is available for inquiries, alongside the option to reach out to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for more information.

This recall, identified under campaign number 24V217000, spans a significant range of Porsche’s electric vehicle lineup, indicating a proactive approach by the manufacturer to ensure customer safety and vehicle reliability. The cooperation between Porsche and vehicle owners, alongside the detailed analysis and replacement of defective components, exemplifies a committed response to addressing potential safety hazards.

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