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    Porsche Panamera Turbo and Cayenne Turbo sales stopped - Major recall issued due to fire risks from turbo 4.8 V8

    Sales of the new Panamera Turbo and Cayenne Turbo which share the same motor are stopped by order of Porsche. Porsche issued a recall as well for 2011-2012 models. The reason for the stoppage and recall is due to a defect in the turbo compressor wheel which may cause it to break and force oil to be drawn into the exhaust causing risk of a fire. This does not affect all turbo models just those produced with an alloy wheel by an outside supplier in a limited run.

    We urge any 2011-2012 Porsche Cayenne or Panamera turbo owners to contact their dealer immediately or call this number: 1-800-767-7243. There have been 37 reported failures up to this point.

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    Nice heads up.

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    Turbo S too?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sorena Click here to enlarge
    Turbo S too?
    Yes.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Yes.
    Thanks for the heads up. I know two 2012 cars and one of them actually had turbo issues.

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    Wow that was very unexpected. Thanks for the heads @Sticky. I will notify everyone I know that has the same vehicle

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    Scary.

    I let my buddy know who just picked one up a few months ago.

    Thanks dude.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by thegreatscott Click here to enlarge
    This is a scary one, lucky me i stumbled on this one. This is unexpected thanks for the heads up, I think the catalog parts of the turbo's motor is not compatible with the whole engine? I will call my dealer now.
    No prob surprised your dealer did not contact you.

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    porsche cayenne.....

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