/Fire-Prone Porsche 911 GT3 Gets an Extra Year of Warranty

Fire-Prone Porsche 911 GT3 Gets an Extra Year of Warranty

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Porsche finally released an update on the 911 (991) GT3 fire issue in form of a letter they sent out to all 785 customers. In this letter they announced that the promised engine swap will soon get underway, and that as compensation for their troubles, customers will be entitled to an extra 12 months of Porsche Approved Warranty.

So if your fixed Porsche 911 GT3 caught fire again, at least you know you have a warranty. It is highly unlikely though, as Porsche has gone to an enormous length to fix this issue. According to Porsche’s letter, they are in final phase of logistics planning and technical validation for the optimized piston rod screw connection.

Production of the new Porsche 911 GT3 engine will start on April 22nd and it will gradually reach all dealerships to be installed in the grounded GT3s, confiscated by dealers after the fire issue became known. So realistically, it will be another month or so before you can drive your GT3 again.

Credit to Porsche for acting as quickly as they could to fix the GT3’s fire issue. But there is no denying this episode has done a number on Porsche’s reputation. We used to think of their cars as bulletproof. If only they were fireproof too…

Via Autoblog

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