SUBARU LEGACY 2018: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Make : SUBARU Model : LEGACY Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-02-01 - 2018-08-17
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V773000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2018-11-01 Date Added to Database: 2018-11-05
Manufacturers Involved: Subaru of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: WTW-82
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 228648
Summary:
      Subaru of America, Inc. "Subaru" is recalling certain 2018 Subaru Legacy and Outback vehicles. Due to a software error, the low fuel warning light may not illuminate at the intended remaining fuel level and the miles-to-empty display may incorrectly indicate a positive number despite the tank being empty.
Consequence:
      The inaccurate fuel display may cause a driver to unexpectedly run out of fuel and the vehicle to stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the combination meter software, free of charge. Interim owner notification letters were mailed December 17, 2018. A second letter will be mailed when the remedy is available. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WTW-82.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.