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Worldwide Porsche GT3 recall

Discussion in 'Cars and Transportation' started by jkliu47, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. jkliu47

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    Porsche is asking owners of its 911 GT3 models to stop driving them

    wow. They have asked everyone to completely stop driving them. Porsche warning: 911 GT3s can catch fire
     
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    Yeah, I just saw this too. They don't know what caused the fires, but it was not involved in any accident and thankfully no one has gotten hurt.
     
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    New York Times had 5 paragraphs about Tesla fires at the end of it's article on Tesla's earnings today. Let's see how many paragraphs Porsche gets.
     
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    Top Gear in the UK has covered this extensively (one of the presenters had his GT3 recalled - they gave him some Porsche branded oven gloves...)
     
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    The mechanic who does my alignments is deeply connected with Porsche. His information is that a bracket (not made by Porsche) that supported the oil pump would break spewing oil onto the hot engine resulting in the fire. Not being a mechanic I do not know the specific hardware that failed but he said it was a very simple piece of hardware that failed, resulting in the problem.
     

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