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2018 SUBARU LEGACY

Report Date:
November 01, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V773000
Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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 Summary:
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.

Corrective Summary:
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the combination meter software, free of charge. Interim owner notification letters are expected to be 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.

2018 SUBARU LEGACY

Report Date:
November 01, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V773000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

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 Summary:
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.

Corrective Summary:
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the combination meter software, free of charge. Interim owner notification letters are expected to be 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.