2010 Porsche 911 GT3 Recalled


  • 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 Picture

    2010 Porsche 911 GT3 Picture

    Porsche is recalling 455 2010 Porsche 911 GT3s because the rear wheel hubs may be prone to failure under certain driving conditions. | December 13, 2012

Just the Facts:
  • Porsche is recalling 455 2010 Porsche 911 GT3s because the rear wheel hubs may be prone to failure under certain driving conditions, according to NHTSA.
  • If the rear hub fails, there may be a loss of vehicle control.
  • The recall is expected to begin sometime in December.

WASHINGTON — Porsche is recalling 455 2010 Porsche 911 GT3s because the rear wheel hubs may be prone to failure under certain driving conditions, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

"Also, the original suggested maintenance intervals may be insufficient to prevent wheel hub failure," said NHTSA in its summary of the problem. "If the rear hub fails, there may be a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash."

The affected 911 GT3s were built from May 15, 2009 through February 11, 2010.

Porsche dealers will replace the wheel hubs on the rear axle. The recall is expected to begin sometime in December. Owners can contact Porsche 1-800-767-7243.

Edmunds says: If you own one of the aforementioned Porsche 911 GT3s, your recall notice should be coming shortly.

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