Recalling News: 2011-2012 Porsche Cayenne Suffers Headlight Problem
Oh dear… just when Porsche announced the new engine option for the upcoming Cayenne, the US division of Porsche release recalling notice for the luxury German SUV. The affected vehicles in question are the 2011 and 2012 model year of Porsche Cayenne that tags along the basic model such as the S, Hybrid, and Turbo. The affected vehicles are those which produced between March 8th 2010 up to January 2012. The problem that surrounds the recalling Cayenne is the headlight malfunction during the assembly process.
Furthermore, autoblog.com reported that the 2011-2012 Porsche Cayenne SUV might be fitted with faulty headlight locking assemblies. In case assembly failure, the headlights on the luxury German SUV could detach from the fenders. If this happen during night driving of winding road, it could be like those horror movie scenes where all the headlights are down and you can sense that something is after you.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or NHTSA on its campaign ID number 12V065000 for Porsche Cayenne with headlight locking malfunction stated that around 20,278 units of SUV are suspected carrying this problem. So, if you own these suspected vehicles, before the headlights loose and detach from the fender which could lead to loss of visibility and increased risk of a crash, we suggest you to contact Porsche at 1-800-767-7234 to consult about this issue. Porsche will notify owners and dealers and replacing the headlight locking assembly for free of charge.