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Old 02-12-2014, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by SamFromTX View Post
I can always count on Mike for brilliant ideas; will do same tonight but also will remind car not to catch fire for no reason while on track.
Nice upgrade to the conversation Sam. I'll be sure to discuss that as well.....
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Old 02-12-2014, 03:55 PM
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The problem is they don't know what the problem is. Rather than recall the vehicles already delivered they will hold the ones to be delivered. Until they know what to fix they cannot fix it. For now it cannot be a safety issue because they would have recalled all the cars.
It's clearly "The engine" talking about vague..

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I dont really see a reason to panic. Im sure the Legal Dept is trying to cover all bases here.

BTW, SaminTx, do you have a fire extinguisher ?
As long as they figure all these issues out before the RS arrives..

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Yes, I have a mighty 2.5 lb extinguisher ready to go.
I suggest you make sure the car is well done before opening using it.
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Old 02-12-2014, 04:00 PM
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this must feel like death by a 1000 cuts
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Old 02-12-2014, 04:18 PM
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I suggest you make sure the car is well done before opening using it.[/QUOTE]

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Frayed, if they took your car back to the factory clearly the matter is more serious than Porsche is letting on.
All indications was that it never made the boat two weeks ago and is sitting at port. Not sure if the tracking software has an option "Back at werkshop for retrofit of new internal combustion engine".
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They finally decided it needed a mezger.
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Old 02-12-2014, 06:13 PM
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Hi to all, the Stop Sale Action is because in Europe five new Gt3 burned in last days, 1 of them was of friend of mine , a Porsche Club Campania Italian member
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Old 02-12-2014, 06:18 PM
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5 burned down in recent days???
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Old 02-12-2014, 06:19 PM
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Has anyone else heard of this many cars catching fire?
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Old 02-12-2014, 06:24 PM
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It seems that problem was an oil cooler support bracket
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Old 02-12-2014, 06:26 PM
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@pietrostone -- Thanks for the reply. Seems like you have the most detailed info on this issue. Is it a simple fix that can be performed at the dealer?

Any other details you can share would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 02-12-2014, 06:27 PM
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Wow… 5 cars?! thats kind of serious…

My car was completed in the beginning of January but I won't pick it up before March … I wonder what they will do with it in Zuffenhausen in the meantime ?!

Somehow I hope that it was just a bunch of faulty parts that were used for the late Jan. builts xD … but anyway, thanks for the info

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@pietrostone: Do you by any chance know the approx. built date of your friends GT3?!
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Old 02-12-2014, 06:38 PM
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A member of our Club last Saturday was near Avellino, in the south of Italy, his gt3 was really new, just 60kms. First the warning LOW OIL PRESSURE in the display and after few seconds his GT3 was burning.
The gt3 DESTROYED is now at the PORSCHE CENTER NAPOLI and this morning an engineer from Stuttgart came here to see the car. It is the 5th gt3 in Europe that burned with the same problem. It seems that Porsche already know where is the problem but I don't know if the dealer will be able to fix the problem. I will keep you updated

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Old 02-12-2014, 06:43 PM
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@pietrostone -- Thank you for the info. Glad to hear the club member was unharmed.

Yes, please do keep is updated--there are a fair number of RL members who have already taken delivery and a fair number (myself included) who are awaiting their cars, which are en route.
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Old 02-12-2014, 06:46 PM
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If you want you can write to the Porsche Center Napoli they have all the information

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