approximately 1,900 model-year 2017 land rover range rover, range rover sport and discovery suvs
the problem: the fuel gauge on these vehicles may indicate that the fuel level is low and illuminate the warning lamp when the tank actually has more fuel. the used engine management software may also cut off the used engine when the vehicle has traveled approximately 17 more miles, which can cause the loss of power brake assistance or a loss of drive power. both scenarios can increase the risk of a crash.
the fix: dealers will install a software update to correct the fuel level reading for free.
what owners should do: land rover will begin notifying owners july 16. owners can call the automaker at 800-637-6837, the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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