2020 Range Rover

Land Rover recalls 11,950 Range Rover Sport vehicles over misset tyre pressure software

*Tyre Pressure Monitoring System warning light will not illuminate when tyre pressure reaches 25% below the cold inflation pressure stated on the tyre placard

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

Land Rover is recalling 11,950 model year 2020-2021 Range Rover Sport vehicles with 20-inch, 21-inch, or 22-inch wheels.

ConsumerConnect learnt that the Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) recommended pressure has been set incorrectly in the instrument cluster.

Consequently, the TPMS warning light will not illuminate when tyre pressure reaches 25% below the cold inflation pressure stated on the tyre placard.

According to the manufacturer, drivers may unknowingly operate the vehicle with low tire pressure, possibly causing tire tread separation, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.

As regards what to do in correcting the error, report says Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster software free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin November 13, 2020, and affect car owners may contact Land Rover Customer Service on (800) 369-1000.

Land Rover’s number for this recall is N494.

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