2014-'15 Porsche 911, Boxster and Cayman Recalled To Fix Hood Lock Bracket

ATLANTA, Georgia Porsche Cars North America is recalling 1,382 2014-'15 Porsche 911 variants, Boxster and Cayman vehicles to replace the lock bracket on the front hood, the automaker announced on Monday.

This is part of a global Porsche recall of 4,428 cars.

"Ongoing internal quality inspection procedures found that while these vehicles pass all current strength requirements, it was determined that these specific parts may not meet Porsche-specific quality standards through the life cycle of the vehicle," said the automaker in a statement.

No accidents or injuries have been reported to Porsche.

There are no "instances of an unintentional opening of the front hood," the company said.

No information about the new Porsche recall has been posted on the Web site of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which oversees vehicle recalls in the U.S.

Porsche dealers will replace the lock bracket in a procedure that takes about 30 minutes. The company said owners of the vehicles will be notified within 60 days. Owners can contact Porsche at 1-800-767-7243.

Edmunds says: Customers are asked to make an appointment as soon as possible with their Porsche dealer to have the recall performed once they are notified.

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