Monday, September 5, 2016

Exhaust recall for 630,000 cars starts with Porsche Macan – FAZ – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

​​the Porsche Macan Turbo at the International motor Show in Geneva March 2016

As a consequence of the VW scandal now come also promised exhaust repairs for up to 630,000 cars from German manufacturers in transition. The Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has released the first upgrading of the SUV Macan Porsche, as the German Press Agency learned from the Federal Ministry of Transport. Affected are 10,500 approved diesel vehicles. By retrofitting the emission control is to work as early as five degrees outside in full – and not only as far over 17 degrees. This will also draw on all models of the type that are newly registered.

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retrofitting the Macan, which may start now, is the first step of a “voluntary” recall, the Minister Alexander Dobrindt (CSU) had announced in April. He had first announced in the magazine “Focus” that the Macan will now receive the release.

background are re-measurements of the KBA as part of the VW scandal. This did not result in 22 of 53 cars from different manufacturers have doubts about whether a down-regulation of the emission at lower temperatures must be given to the protection of the motor. The affected German manufacturers said 630,000 vehicles for improvements in the context of service actions.

Regardless of the KBA Volkswagen is committed to a booted recall of 2.4 million diesel vehicles. Here a prohibited software must be removed, tampered with the exhaust gas values. Any changes you make while Porsche Macan should according to the ministry cause the vehicles involved around 32 tons of nitrogen oxides emit less per year.


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