Porsche Recalls Boxsters, Caymans for Post-Crash Fuel Leaks

Porsche is recalling 14,000 2017-2019 718 Boxster, Boxster S, Cayman and  Cayman S vehicles and 2018-2019 718 Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS vehicles because a cross-member may detach from the luggage compartment bracket, possibly causing a fuel leak during a crash.

The safety defect that could lead to fires was discovered during routine compliance testing. The sports cars will be recalled, and the lower longitudinal member will be fastened with additional rivets. Customers of record will be notified by Porsche within 60 days.

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