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1984 Porsche 944 Ratings, Reviews and Analysis

Safety Ratings and Recalls

Recall Notices

1984 Porsche 944 (3/1/1985)

Campaign Number: 85V023000
Component Name: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Description: METAL BUSHINGS FOR THE CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE ARE SUBJECT TO CORROSION DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS. ALSO, THERE IS NOT ENOUGH CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BUSHINGS AND THE SHAFT; AND THE LINKAGE POINTS WERE NOT LUBRICATED. THUS, CRUISE CONTROL LINKAGE CAN BIND, CAUSING THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL TO STICK IN A DEPRESSED POSITION. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: THE VEHICLE, WITHOUT WARNING, WOULD CONTINUE AT SET SPEED AND CAN'T BE REDUCED. THIS COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.
Defect:
Corrective Action: REPLACE THE METAL BUSHINGS WITH THE PLASTIC VERSION.

1984 Porsche 944 (10/26/1983)

Campaign Number: 83V111000
Component Name: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Description: THE REAR SEAT BELTS DO NOT INCLUDE EMERGENCY-LOCKING OR AUTOMATIC-LOCKING RETRACTORS. THE BELTS DO NOT COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION".
Defect:
Corrective Action: RECALLED VEHICLES WILL HAVE THE RIGHT REAR SEAT BELT AND A PORTION TO THE LEFT BELT REPLACED WITH RETRACTABLE BELTS.