Porsche Cars North America, Inc. has issued a recall for the Porsche Cayenne.
Description of Recall
Porsche cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Cayenne and Cayenne gts, model year 2013 Cayenne diesel and model year 2014 Cayenne s, s hybrid, turbo, and turbo s cars manufactured may 27, 2013, through July 10, 2013. In the affected cars, the calculated range of the remaining fuel displayed on the instrument cluster may be higher than the actual range. Additionally, the fuel level indicated by the fuel gauge may also be higher than actual amount in the tank.
Severity of the Defect
The fuel display inaccuracies may result in the car unexpectedly running out of fuel and stalling, increasing the risk of a crash.
Porsche’s Recommended Action
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster software free of charge. The recall began on December 5, 2013. Owners may contact Porsche at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s recall number is ad03.