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1985 Porsche 944 Ratings, Reviews and Analysis

Safety Ratings and Recalls

Recall Notices

1985 Porsche 944 (4/2/1990)

Campaign Number: 90V061000
Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Description: THE HOSE MATERIAL USED IN THE SHORT SECTION OF THE HIGH PRESSURE FUEL LINE HOSE, BETWEEN THE FUEL RAIL AND FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, IS SUBJECT TO HARDENING, AND COULD CAUSE FUEL LEAKS BETWEEN THE HOSE AND THE METAL PIPE FITTINGS.
Defect: FUEL LEAKS COULD IGNITE ON THE HOT EXHAUST SYSTEM, OR ANY OTHER SOURCE OF IGNITION, RESULTING IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE.
Corrective Action: REPLACE FUEL LINE HOSE WITH HOSES MADE OF IMPROVED MATERIAL.

1985 Porsche 944 (4/9/1985)

Campaign Number: 85V039000
Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Description: FUEL HOSE MAY BE DAMAGED DUE TO TOO MUCH PRESSURE IN CRIMPING THE HOSE END FITTING. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: A FUEL LEAK COULD DEVELOP WHICH COULD CAUSE A LOSS IN SYSTEM PRESSURE AND ENGINE STALLING. ALSO, FUEL VAPORS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT COULD BE IGNITED BY A SPARK AND CAUSE A FIRE.
Defect:
Corrective Action: HOSES WILL BE MODIFIED BY CUTTING OFF THE CRIMPED END FITTING AND REPLACING IT WITH A NIPPLE FITTING SECURED WITH A SCREW TIGHTENED CLAMP.

1985 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.