Land Rover Recalls Range Rover and Discovery SUVs
Approximately 1,900 Land Rover SUVs can block due to inaccurate gas readings


Land Rover gets more than 1,900 model year 2017 Land Rover Range Rover, Range Rover Sport and Discovery vehicles with engines that can stall.

The fuel gauge may incorrectly indicate low fuel levels and the warning light is on, although ample gas is still in the tank.

Land Rover says the engine management software uses the fuel level data to predict the range and to shut off the engine as a safeguard against damage to the high pressure fuel pump.

A driver can restart the engine, but it will only run for a minute, then the engine shuts down again. When the engine is off, the brake vacuum reservoir will be depleted and the vehicle will lose its power brakes, but "base brakes" will be maintained.

In addition, all electrical functions will continue to function normally.

The automaker learned of the problem in April when dealers said customers were complaining about fuel gauge issues and engines that were shut down.

In order to repair the stalling engines, Land Rover dealers need to install a software update to correct inaccurate fuel levels. The recall should start on July 16, 2018.

Range Rover, Range Rover Sport and Discovery owners can call the automaker at 800-637-6837. Land Rover's number for this callback is N206.

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