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recalls new 911 models over exhaust pipe issues

Old 03-03-2013, 05:33 PM
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Exclamation recalls new 911 models over exhaust pipe issues

Porsche, though the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, announced a voluntary recall on about 2,200 911 Carrera and Carrera 4 models built during the 2012 and 2013 model years. On cars equipped with the standard exhaust system it was found that the tailpipes could separate from the mufflers and become dangerous road debris; models that added the optional sport exhaust system are not included in this recall.

Affected vehicles were built between March and November of last year, but there have been no reports of the problem on any customer-owned vehicles. Porsche first noticed a cracked tailpipe weld on a test vehicle back in May, and since then has found similar problems on other internally owned vehicles, all with more than 25,000 miles on the clock. To fix the problem, dealers will be replacing the mufflers.
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:58 AM
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Since only the regular exhaust has the problem will they just upgrade us to the sport exhaust?
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:39 AM
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It is not the complete system, they are only replacing the left and right rear silencers.
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