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Land Rover Repair: 1999 Land Rover Disco II, good shape, routine maintenance
good shape, routine maintenance, avail: sorry for the delay in answering, This sounds like a heat-soaked starter, after cooling off it should start fine. If it does you need to replace the starter. If not check all the cables to the battery, starter and engine ground, ensure they re in...

Land Rover Repair: 2003 Freelander Land Rover, actron scantool, actron code scanner
actron scantool, actron code scanner, obd ii scanner: I can t tell what the problem is, given your descritpion. It sounds like you replace some parts to address a code, and a new code appears. Are you causing the new codes with errors in workmanship? Are you making wrong choices in the first place? I can...

Land Rover Repair: 2004 Land Rover Discover II - Oil Pump Failure, land rover discovery, oil pressure loss
land rover discovery, oil pressure loss, storage fees: There was a problem with alignment of the holes between engine block and front cover on some 2003 Rovers, but that resulted in oil pressure loss when the enignes were new. It did not produce symptoms out of the blue 4 years later. If your engine lost oil...

Land Rover Repair: 95 Disco Tranny oil temp light always on, lube shops, oil temp
lube shops, oil temp, transmission oil: HI Dean, do you have a leak? How is the level of fluid? Perhaps its time to replace the transmission fluid? Most lube shops can do this for a reasonable fee. Determine if the fluid level is good AND replace the fluid if it is old. Regards,...

Land Rover Repair: 95 RRC LWB Stalls When Warm, coolant temp, range rover classic
coolant temp, range rover classic, fuel injection system: I cannot point you to any specific thing, but I can tell you how to solve the problem. The 1995 Rover has a simple fuel injection system that can be tested with a pressure gauge and a hand held meter. Get the factory workshop manual (available online at...

Land Rover Repair: 97 LR Disco, straight bars, steering wheel
straight bars, steering wheel, undercarriage: You have bent one of the two steering rods, based upon your description. The steering wheel must be off center too, eh? You can straighten the rods but I suggest you fit a new one because straightend rods are always weak and prone to bend again, all too...

Land Rover Repair: 99 Land Rover Discovery, land rover discovery, factory test
land rover discovery, factory test, newsome: Outside of replacing the driver door latch yourself to save labor, there are no savings to be had on that job. And I would not recommend trying it yourself unless you are truly qualified for that kind of work. They are probably telling you a new driver door...

Land Rover Repair: air suspension falure, range rover hse, piston ring
range rover hse, piston ring, airspring: Hi Barry, You ve probably got a leaky LF airspring(if not all 4), the air-compressor piston ring is probably worn out from the extra work of keeping up with the leaks. On rovers older than 99 I always recommend a full overhaul kit, replace all the...

Land Rover Repair: air suspension inactive fault, reservoir tank, meassage
reservoir tank, meassage, testbook: Hi Shaz, Call your nearest dealer with your VIN, they can look up your RR and see if the recall was done and applicable to your RR (I believe it would be). A pressure switch fault typically means that the air compressor is getting weak, and that is one...

Land Rover Repair: BCM, rovers north, aftermarket suppliers
rovers north, aftermarket suppliers, becm: The BECM is a $1,500 part from a dealer, and it must be programmed with a T4 or Autologic system before the vehicle will even start and run. I have never heard of the $192 repair from directauto, but I d be very skeptical if I were you. If there were a good...

Land Rover Repair: should i buy a 2000 range rover with 111,000 miles on, service engine soon light, abs light
service engine soon light, abs light, car maker: Plan on $2,000 to convert the sagging suspension to coil springs, and $1,000 to fix the other lights. If the price is in the ballpark including those costs, and if it passes an inspection otherwise, go for it. The suggestion that the light needs to be...

Land Rover Repair: code P0727 engine speedsensor, camshaft sensor, crank sensor
camshaft sensor, crank sensor, discoweb: Hi Jose, I m on the road and away from my office, so I don t have access to my many notes. I suggest you check out the following website for help with this: www.discoweb.org go to the Range Rover bulletin board and ask the same question. A fellow...

Land Rover Repair: Defender 90, rovers north, shock absorbers
rovers north, shock absorbers, defender 110: Land Rover sells various spring combinations for different load and road conditions. If you are not carrying cargo or lots of passengers you could probably fit softer springs. You can also fit the OME shock absorbers, which give a softer ride. I d suggest...

Land Rover Repair: Discovery tranny, t4 system, wrong conclusion
t4 system, wrong conclusion, manual mode: My first suggestion is to get a Rover specialist to drive the truck and see if you are right about not selecting 1st. If necessary, they can use the T4 system to read gear position and even manually operate valves. I d do that before jumping to the possible...

Land Rover Repair: discovery clutch, clutch, discovery
clutch, discovery: Well, I m not there to see if you did it right. But if you did, and the clutch is operating, but does not function, then the clutch has failed and the next step is transmission removal. However, before you go pulling the transmission I d suggest you find...

Land Rover Repair: Freelander 02 motor replaced, now not starting, auto electrician, reconditioned motor
auto electrician, reconditioned motor, freelander: There is no way to know if the immobilizer is keeping the engine from starting without a T4 or Autologic test system. While it s true that there is a chip in the key, the system can lose synchronization when things are taken apart. The only way to know will...

Land Rover Repair: Freelander Overheating, coolant levels, freelanders
coolant levels, freelanders, engine failures: I m sorry to say that engine failures like the dealer told you about are all too common on Freelanders. I can t say if yo uhave the problem without seeing it, but if that s what the dealer says, I would not second guess them from here. And as they say, if...

Land Rover Repair: 2004 Land Rover Discover II - Oil Pump Failure, tow fee, class action lawsuit
Land Rover Repair: 2004 Land Rover Discover II - Oil Pump Failure, tow fee, class action lawsuit, oil light

Land Rover Repair: air suspension inactive fault, safety commission, traffic safety
Land Rover Repair: air suspension inactive fault, safety commission, traffic safety, wheels

Land Rover Repair: BCM, faulty piece, piece of crap
Land Rover Repair: BCM, faulty piece, piece of crap, better solution

Land Rover Repair: should i buy a 2000 range rover with 111,000 miles on, service engine soon light, several times
Land Rover Repair: should i buy a 2000 range rover with 111,000 miles on, service engine soon light, several times, discovery

Land Rover Repair: Freelander Overheating, hairline cracks, electronic problem
Land Rover Repair: Freelander Overheating, hairline cracks, electronic problem, exact response

Land Rover Repair: flat battery, amp meter, flat battery
amp meter, flat battery, hook up: Rovers have several computers in them, they tend to kill batteries in about 3 years, if your battery is fresh, hook up an amp-meter between the battery and cable and watch the current draw (don t start the engine, it ll blow up your meter). If it s high (2-3...

Land Rover Repair: hazards & horn, radio repairs, radio repair
radio repairs, radio repair, european cars: Hi Shealin, it is true that the horn and hazards are an intricate part in security. Check satellite fuse C (bottom of main fuse in footwell) for fuses 1 and 5 to see if they were removed. Chances are this was done to deactivate the alarm while the...

Land Rover Repair: head bolts, head bolts, torque settings
head bolts, torque settings, torque wrench: Head bolts on a Land Rover are not reusable. They are one-time things. You install new bolts, snug them to an even 20 foot pounds, and then turn them through to 90 degree cycles of rotation. I suggest you read the procedure and charts in the workshop manual,...

Land Rover Repair: Land rover repair needed, land rover specialist, fuel pressure
land rover specialist, fuel pressure, lr: Someone is going to have to do some basic testing to find out what s wrong. Are you losing ignition? Check the spark at a plug. Are you losing fuel? Check the fuel pressure when it quits. If you are not knowledgable to conduct those kind of tests I urge...

Land Rover Repair: Lower camshaft bearing, camshaft bearings, economic climate
camshaft bearings, economic climate, oil light: That might be a result of a defect in the engine casting, but there is no way to know without complete teardown and analysis, and in any case, it does not matter. The car is out of warranty, and it s pretty much as simple as that. You can plead your case...

Land Rover Repair: LR2 over heating and lights, sensor calibration, home remedy
sensor calibration, home remedy, brake job: You need one of the special LR diagnostic systems - Autologic or T4 - to find out why the brake lights are on. There is no home remedy for that. With respect to the overheating, there is an article on my website, www.robisonservice.com service rover...

Land Rover Repair: LR3 Emergency Brake Light, emergency brake, running order
emergency brake, running order, 35k: Hi Matt, not to worry. If the LR dealership has the vehicle and they are doing repairs, especially when another dealership is paying, the job should get done right. Emergency brake light could be sensor related or cable adjustment. I would be more...

Land Rover Repair: M & S Warning on Dash of 2003 LR Discovery SE7, land rover discovery, 2003 land rover discovery
land rover discovery, 2003 land rover discovery, shifting gears: the computers in LR s are sensitive to low voltages, a dying/dead battery can wreak havoc with them. The transmission computer seems to be the first one to act up most times. Replace the battery and the issue should go away. If it does not there may...

Land Rover Repair: nonestarter freelander, crank sensor, head gasket
crank sensor, head gasket, proper test: You cannot fit a new ECM without the LR test system to code it to the vehicle. In fact, if you disconnect the existing ECM, you may need to tow the truck to someone wih a T4 or Autologic to reset the security before it will run. Chances are the ECM is...

Land Rover Repair: Oils sensor light on idle only, wild goose chase, alignment problems
wild goose chase, alignment problems, engine failure: Well, you must be missing something. What other answer could there be given that description? If the light is right, the oil pressure is low, and if you don t fix it, you will have premature engine failure. If the light is wrong, it s a wild goose chase...

Land Rover Repair: P38 Air Suspension, piston seal, piston ring
piston seal, piston ring, downloaded software: your compressor needs a new piston seal: http://www.rover-renovations.com/Air-Suspension-compressor-piston-ring-p/anr3731-seal.htm The compressor faults have a time delay in them before coming up, if you let it go a while you will get the fault (eventually...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover with manual heat issue, center vent, floor vents
center vent, floor vents, mickey mouse: You are correct - if you open the vent that will be cold outside air. To get heaat you must close the center vent and it comes out the floor vents and the side vents at either corner of the dash. Center vent is cold air or nothing. That may seem strange...

Land Rover Repair: Rough Idle and de-coke cylinders/valves, gm parts, hi john
gm parts, hi john, fuel filter: De-coking with an additive refers to the use of GM Top Engine Cleaner. Directions are on the can, available at any GM parts department. As to a coil . . . I recommend you skip the sports coil. In a car with electronic ignition the likely result is...

Land Rover Repair: SES Light - possible bad O2 Sensor?, o2 sensors, maf sensor
o2 sensors, maf sensor, o2 sensor: The problem with your car is probably escaping detection because you are relying on fault code data alone. We (or any shop with a real LR test system) would read the live data stream, which would let us see the action of all the sensors. That would probably...

Land Rover Repair: Starting Problems - 2000 Freelander, cable failure, distinct problems
cable failure, distinct problems, electrical problem: Hi Carol, sounds like you have two distinct problems: difficult cold starts and rear window motor (or cable) failure. The relays for the two are separate and I can t think of how they could be linked. Go to www.discoweb.org and check out the freelander...

Land Rover Repair: sequence eka code, security card, turning the key
security card, turning the key, red flashing led light: After 3 failed attempts the system will not let you attempt this procedure again for 30 minutes. Using the ignition key insert it into the drivers door lock. Turn the key clockwise to the locking position (the doors will lock) and hold it in this position...

Land Rover Repair: short, rear view mirror, distribution charts
rear view mirror, distribution charts, service bulletins: The lighters are usually the problem in that circuit. If it s elsewhere, you will find full electrical troubleshooting manuals and power distribution charts, along with component locations, on Land Rover s official service support site. Go to www.landrovertechinfo.com...

Land Rover Repair: suspersion system, rover hse, airsprings
rover hse, airsprings, computer reset: They probably pulled apart one of the airsprings, this is somewhat common and means that you are due for replacement airsprings. If the dashboard is beeping slow: 35mph max it will need to have the computer reset. You can re-seat the springs by jacking...

Land Rover Repair: Thermometer Replace, fog lamps, chassis frame
fog lamps, chassis frame, fog lamp: from the WS manual: AMBIENT TEMPERATURE SENSOR - FROM VIN 381431 Service repair no - 82.20.91 Remove 1. Remove front bumper valance. See CHASSIS AND BODY, Repair. 2. Disconnect multiplug from sensor. 3. Release sensor locating lug from hole in...

Land Rover Repair: transmision, range rover hse, transmission controller
range rover hse, transmission controller, range rover: The car has an adaptive transmission controller. If you drive it agressively, it will shift hard. If you feel it shifts hard and you drive gently, I suggest you take it to the dealer and seek their opinion after a test drive. They will know what s normal...

Land Rover Repair: wipers, fuse box, model land
fuse box, model land, land rovers: If the fuse is good, there must be a problem with the power supply (fuse box), the switch, the motor, or the control unit. With most late model Land Rovers it s hard to resolve which part is bad without a test system to command various functions off and on....

Land Rover Repair: wiring diagram, wiring books, rovers north
wiring books, rovers north, service bulletins: That s easy to answer. Go to www.landrovertechinfo.com and buy a day s access for your car. It s less than $20. You then have access to ALL the factory service information - wiring books, theory of operation, test manuals, service bulletins, and more. ...

Land Rover Repair: ?, electrical problem, air suspension
electrical problem, air suspension, fuse: I think you have leaks in the rear springs, the rover should not lower down on it s own, so it shouldn t have to rise up every time you start the engine. The fuse should not blow, even with the compressor running constantly, so you have an electrical...

Land Rover Repair: 03 Disco ABS, TC, HD Lights, rf sensor, customer affairs
rf sensor, customer affairs, wheel abs: The next step is replacement of the hub, which generates the signal for the sensor. Following that they d look at the ECU. The thing is, the RF sensor fault could mean the hub is not forming a good signal, or the sensor is not picking it up, or there s a...

Land Rover Repair: 03 Range Rover Fault Code, obd ii scanner, mass air meter
obd ii scanner, mass air meter, sensor faults: More tests would be required to get to the bottom of your problem, and those tests are beyond the scope of a generic OBD II scanner. I suggest you find someone with a Land Rover test system - Autologic, IDS or T4 - and check the transmission and its controls....

Land Rover Repair: 1999 4.6 Range Rover, losing coolant, head gaskets
losing coolant, head gaskets, head gasket: The first explanation, which I m sure you ve considered, is that you did something wrong in the head gasket job. Failing that, I d say the head gaskets were a false trail, and you have a liner failure within the engine block. If you originally replaced...

Land Rover Repair: 2001 p38 4.6 HSE overheating, radiator cooling fan, trip down south
radiator cooling fan, trip down south, fan clutch: I m sorry to say your story sounds like a classic example of liner failure, a failure of the engine block itself. There s an article on this on the Robison Service website, and it s well know to Land Rover dealers. In the USA, the 4.0 short blocks cost...

Land Rover Repair: 2002 Freelander Transmission, diagnostic computer, fluid temperature
diagnostic computer, fluid temperature, transmission filter: Hey Maricarmen I assume your vehicle is equipped with an automatic transmission.I would check the fluid level first,but on Freelander transmissions the level can only be checked by the dealer as you need to plug in the diagnostic computer to ensure the fluid...

Land Rover Repair: 2004 Range Rover A/C blower, electronic speed controller, t4 system
electronic speed controller, t4 system, heater blower: The www.landrovertechinfo.com site DOES work. I just tried it. The blower is under the dash, and they have full directions. However, I would not just jum in and change it. The electronic speed controller is a more likely culprit. We d use the T4 system...

Land Rover Repair: 96 Disco idles but won't rev, engine sensors, correct direction
engine sensors, correct direction, fuel pressure: I d suggest checking the fuel pressure (should be 40psi or so) and spraying a mist of water on the ignition wires to see if they spark. Beyond that, I d connect a scanner and look at the live data from the engine sensors and see what readings are out of line....

Land Rover Repair: 98 HSE fwd drive shaft, propeller shaft, palm springs ca
propeller shaft, palm springs ca, correct alignment: On the drive shaft . . . put it on any way and if there s vibration turn it one bolt position at a time until it s smooth as possible. On the pressure sensor fault . . . unless you have a scan tool that will show the love data from the tank pressurization...

Land Rover Repair: D2 1999 130.000 miles -3 amigos smiling after a flat tire., obd ii scanner, obd scanner
obd ii scanner, obd scanner, air control valve: You ve certainly gone a long way with a test meter on your own. The three amigos store fault codes in the SLABS processor, and those codes are not readable by a generic OBD II scanner. That s why you can t see them. You need a LR test system. There s no...

Land Rover Repair: Disco rolls after placing in Park, gentle slope, spring mechanism
gentle slope, spring mechanism, pawl: The only thing you can do from outside the transmission is make sure the cable is shoving the selector lever all the way into park. You can see that on the side of the gearbox. If it s going all the way and still clicks, the park pawl is broken and you...

Land Rover Repair: Fault code, oxygen sensor, antilock brakes
oxygen sensor, antilock brakes, public perception: The rough road signal comes from the ABS system, and it points to a problem in the antilock brakes. You need a shop with the specialized LR test system to diagnose that. If the o2 sensor fault is not addressed by a sensor, there s more going on there too....

Land Rover Repair: Freelander 98 problem in hot weather, doubleday australia, diagnostic capabilities
doubleday australia, diagnostic capabilities, hot weather: My instinct tells me this isn t a computer problem. And you ve said it s just a guess. It sounds like it may be time to seek a shop with better diagnostic capabilities. At Robison Service, for example, we can use the Autologic or the T4 to monitor all...

Land Rover Repair: Freelander Dashboard Bulb Replacement, fuel gauge, instrument cluster
fuel gauge, instrument cluster, dashboard: Some dash bulbs can be bought from your local LR dealer, others are part of the cluster. For step by step instructions to remove the cluster, go to www.landrovertechinfo.com and purchase a day s access. Pulling the instrument cluster to replace lamps is...

Land Rover Repair: Freelander rear door/window, land rover specialist, isolation switch
land rover specialist, isolation switch, windshield wiper: The latch has probably failed. A Land Rover specialist should have the skill to get the panel off the door without much damage so the problem can be fixed. This is a good example of a situation where you need a specialist, not a local shop. You need...

Land Rover Repair: 03 Disco ABS, TC, HD Lights, electronic control, leaks
Land Rover Repair: 03 Disco ABS, TC, HD Lights, electronic control, leaks, discovery

Land Rover Repair: 2001 p38 4.6 HSE overheating, fan clutch, hot day
Land Rover Repair: 2001 p38 4.6 HSE overheating, fan clutch, hot day, clutch

Land Rover Repair: D2 1999 130.000 miles -3 amigos smiling after a flat tire., bosch motronic, cheap scanner
Land Rover Repair: D2 1999 130.000 miles -3 amigos smiling after a flat tire., bosch motronic, cheap scanner, signal failure

Land Rover Repair: Fault code, position sensor, land rover
Land Rover Repair: Fault code, position sensor, land rover

Land Rover Repair: p1171, p1174, intake manifold, tnx
Land Rover Repair: p1171, p1174, intake manifold, tnx, bolt

Land Rover Repair: landrover discovery clutch problems, thrust bearing, fly wheel
thrust bearing, fly wheel, clutch problems: Some of the master cylinders are very tricky to bleed. In our shop, we have a system that uses low pressure compressed air (5-10 psi) to push the fluid from the reservoir through the bleeder down below. Sometimes that s the only way to get them primed and...

Land Rover Repair: losses power, worse the warmer it gets, security controller, operation temp
security controller, operation temp, engine controller: Something is wrong with this story. If the converters get red hot, that means one of two things: 1) the system is plugged up or 2) the engine is running way too rich or has ignition misfire Now, if the check engine light is not on, given the above,...

Land Rover Repair: Non recoginition of brakes., brake switch, auto transmission
brake switch, auto transmission, multimeter: The key is held in place by the key release solenoid. As to what s wrong . . . you can go to www.landrovertechinfo.com and download a wiring diagram and trace the circuits. There are no computers involved; it s all stuff you can trace with a multimeter....

Land Rover Repair: p1171, p1174, air leak, smoke machine
air leak, smoke machine, intake manifold: I think you ve answered your question. If the engine changes its beat when you spray choke cleaner around the intake, it s getting sucked in somewhere. At Robison Service, as at other properly equipped shops, we have a smoke machine to pinpoint leaks like...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 99 4.6 HSE spark plug wires, rough shape, light flashes
rough shape, light flashes, plug wires: Proper replacement of the wires is a 3+ hour job. The 8 wires cost about $25 each. The 8 plugs are about $15 each at the dealer. The dealer may also be planning to replace the coils ($250) while in there - that s common. Hence the price you were quoted....

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover Passenger Mirror Replacement, passenger mirror, retaining clips
passenger mirror, retaining clips, unnecessary costs: Hey AnneMarie No your are not missing anything but the glass replacement is very tricky.Even I as a technician,end up breaking the retaining clips every time I need to replace one.You should bring it to the dealer to save yourself some unnecessary costs...

Land Rover Repair: Rear view mirror, land rover lr3, rear view mirror
land rover lr3, rear view mirror, hexagon: It sounds like you broke the ball out of the mirror, which may have ruined the mirror. But I can t be sure without seeing it. The only thing I can suggest is this - go to the dealer and ask the parts department for a new mirror. Open it up. If what your...

Land Rover Repair: Regarding 2008 LAND ROVER LR2 Computer Board., land rover lr2, 2008 land rover lr2
land rover lr2, 2008 land rover lr2, computer board: I do not know of any source for a computer other than the dealer. Furthermore, you will need to program and configure the computer before your vehicle will run, if the computer is replaced. You ll need a dealer to do that, unless you want to buy an IDS...

Land Rover Repair: Rotate tires, 2005 range rover, service writer
2005 range rover, service writer, range rover: In the United States, Rover tells their dealers not to rotate tires. Elsewhere in the world, the word is the opposite. LR USA advises against many things that are done in other countries. IMO they do this to minimize the chances of getting sued. IMO,...

Land Rover Repair: radio w/navigation, preset stations, owner info
preset stations, owner info, service manuals: To set a radio preset, tune to the station, then press and hold the desired button for 5 seconds. As to the rest of the instructions . . . go to the factory s support site - www.landrovertechinfo.com and look under owner info for online copies of all...

Land Rover Repair: no spark, camshaft sensor, security drive
camshaft sensor, security drive, security module: If you have removed and refitted the ECU it has probably lost the security/drive authorizaton signal from the security module. In the USA, all Land Rovers have to go through a security learn and align function on the Land Rover test system before the...

Land Rover Repair: 2000 Disco II Rear Air Suspension, roverland parts, air suspensions
roverland parts, air suspensions, steel coils: Hi Art, sounds like you have a leak one (or both) air spring(s). Could also be height sensor failure. Compressor seems to be working but if this is a daily event, you ll soon have a bigger problem (blown compressor). Normally, the vehicle should adjust...

Land Rover Repair: 2000 Land Rover Discovery II, land rover discovery, land rover discovery ii
land rover discovery, land rover discovery ii, economy mode: Hi Steve, hard to tell from where I m sitting. Here is some general information concerning the AC and heating - perhaps this is the area that is causing the trouble... While the system is on, the ATC ECU operates the refrigerant system and the inlet...

Land Rover Repair: '96 Disco elec. components not working, fuelpump, computer module
fuelpump, computer module, central computer: Hi Troy, the problems you describe could be related to the central computer module (ECM) of your vehicle. This component links to the security system ecu and thus affects the electrical components you describe. It could also we a major ground fault (short)...

Land Rover Repair: no central locking or cranking, starter solenoid, fuel pump relay
starter solenoid, fuel pump relay, door locks: Hi Keith, your probably on the right track concerning the alarm. You ll have to resolve the alarm fault first before searching for other possible causes. The theft alarm unit provides a ground to your starter solenoid relay. For most 95 cranking...

Land Rover Repair: 2000 Land Rover Discovery II, heating and ventilation, ventilation system
Land Rover Repair: 2000 Land Rover Discovery II, heating and ventilation, ventilation system, vacuum pump

Land Rover Repair: Small Rattle in Front end, careful driver, installation error
careful driver, installation error, coil spring: Hi Ray, sure hope you ve fixed that. Not too common to read about loose shocks so I can only imagine what would cause such a problem. Perhaps road conditions, OEM shock condition, installation error, engine mounts, all can contribute to this problem....

Land Rover Repair: 00' RR 104K, conversion cost, suspension issues
conversion cost, suspension issues, conversion kits: When the vehicles were new, it WAS cheaper to fix EAS. However, now that they are old, there are just so many parts that are going to fail. You can replace the air bags, and the sensors fail. Replace the compressor, and the valve block fails. And so on....

Land Rover Repair: 01 Disco Cruise, t4 system, mechanical issues
t4 system, mechanical issues, highway speeds: You can check the vacuum connections to see if any are loose or dry rotted. Beyond thet . . .The older Rovers tend to fail because of simple mechanical issues. Newer Discos don t usually have problems like yours. The only test system for cruise (as far...

Land Rover Repair: 03 Discovery catalytic converter rattles, exhaust shop, catalytic converter
exhaust shop, catalytic converter, exhaust pipe: Hi Kane, rattling Cat? Not a common problem as far as I know - unless the plates are damaged and have come loose. This or the supports on the exhaust have cracked. Are you sure its the cats? The rubber hangers do crack and break off which can cause...

Land Rover Repair: 03 Freelander, land rover dealership, freelanders
land rover dealership, freelanders, first three months: It sounds like you have some kind of problem in the timing belt housing. The dealer is right in terms of how much time it takes, and you could be looking at a 2-3,000 total bill. Those Freelanders are kind of marginal in my opinion, too. They break a...

Land Rover Repair: 1998 Range Rover Transmission, position sensors, transmission replacement
position sensors, transmission replacement, range rovers: I think you have some misunderstanding about your problem. The flywheel is not part of the transmission. In the USA, all Range Rovers are automatics. If you damage the flywheel, they won t run because the engine position sensors won t work right. If...

Land Rover Repair: 1999 Range Rover 4.0 - Head Gasket, head gasket, gasket
head gasket, gasket, range rover: Hi Ricardo, can start at $2000 and go from there. Rangie is always more expensive. I sent you some independent LR shops not too far from Pasadena ... I hope they can do the job. A rebuilt Rangie engine would be double the amount of a headgasket...

Land Rover Repair: 2000 disco II abs/tc/hd lights on, chicagoland area, 3 amigos
chicagoland area, 3 amigos, annoying problem: Hi Debbie, like the movie saying goes, They re baaack . This is a really annoying problem for LR owners. However, I read recently that LR has finally solved the mystery as to why the 3 amigos keep coming back to haunt us. Apparently, one owner reported...

Land Rover Repair: 2001 Range Rover HSE Check Engine Light, range rover hse, exhaust leaks
range rover hse, exhaust leaks, cylinder misfire: Hi Max, yes, its probably your MAF. I ve read recently that cleaning can even do more harm than good. One owner reported that he cleaned his MAF and it never worked properly again. Another owner reported similar codes as yours (even the P0734) and found...

Land Rover Repair: 2001 Range Rover Radio, rover radio, troubleshooting steps
rover radio, troubleshooting steps, steering wheel: Hi Max, sure sounds the radio is dead. When you reinstalled it, did it prompt you for a security code or was it completely DOA? I would not bother with repair and simply buy a new one... here s a website that can help: www.roverville.us They ll...

Land Rover Repair: 2002 Disco Series II, initial code, condition thanks
initial code, condition thanks, hi john: If all the ignition parts are new and it still fouls on #1, I would test for carbon fouling. There s an article on that on my website. Repair requires cylinder head removal, so it s kind of a big deal. But that s the next likely area if indeed the ignition...

Land Rover Repair: 96 disco with a slew of problems, key less entry, gas tanks
key less entry, gas tanks, gas tank: First, the grinding is probably a problem within the transmission. They were known for that. It s possible it s a clutch issue but I d put 8 or 10 odds on the transmission Second, the locks . . . you need a shop with an autologic or t4 system to diagnose...

Land Rover Repair: 97 RR 4.6 HSE EAS Fault, wise option, rovers north
wise option, rovers north, shop tools: You can t get any answer about what s wrong without the special Land Rover test system. In most cases, given the age of your truck, the most economical long-term answer is coil conversion. You can buy kits from Atlantic British or Rovers North and install...

Land Rover Repair: 98 discovery brakes, steel line, rubber plug
steel line, rubber plug, caliper: Some people will bend the metal line (not really recommended), others will unbolt the plate, and others will unscrew the line. Unscrewing the line will cause slight fluid loss but the fluid probably needs changing anyway. We do that here, and we d plug...

Land Rover Repair: 98 landrover discovery, land rover discovery, throttle position sensor
land rover discovery, throttle position sensor, discovery 98: Hi Bram, the window switch problem is very common with LR s. Sometimes its the central switch that needs replacing, sometimes its the window motor and sometimes its the security ecu that is the root of the problem. You may consider bench testing the window...

Land Rover Repair: 99 range rover overheating / check engine light, range rover, water pump
range rover, water pump, best of luck: Hi Ricardo, could be headgasket (common problem), radiator, water pump, heater matrix, air blockage... Best of have an independent LR mechanic check it out. Dealer wanting $3000 just to inspect is a shame. Send me an email and I ll try to find a...

Land Rover Repair: ABS problem, spinning the wheel, magnetic flux
spinning the wheel, magnetic flux, protrusions: Hi Lee, Here s some comments I ve collected on the subject of ABS sensors: The sensors are magnets surrounded by a coil, and are mounted close to an ABS sensing ring which revolves with the road wheel. These have segments, so that as the wheel turns...

Land Rover Repair: Brake repair ???LR, knucklebuster, brake job
knucklebuster, brake job, rotors: Hi Aaron, yes I do and yes they can. Send me an email with the year and model of LR you own. Its always best to check the rotor thickness when doing a brake job. Replacing the pads is the easiest part, replacing the rotor disc is a real knucklebuster!!...

Land Rover Repair: Cooling system, radiator shop, complex project
radiator shop, complex project, cooling system: Hi Colm, start by going somewhere else for a 2nd opinion. Find an independent radiator shop that can pressure test your vehicle s cooling system. They should be able to tell you the state of your radiator and hoses. A common problem with some...

Land Rover Repair: changing spark plug wires on my 2001 discovery, spark plug wires, spark plug wire
spark plug wires, spark plug wire, 67 chevy: Hi Dean, your plugs will be fine (I like Bosch). You re right about the simplicity of spark plug wire changes - something LR engineers seem to have forgotten. Is there any other way to complicate things? Ask a LR engineer. Send me an email and I ll...

Land Rover Repair: Disco 2 Service Engine Light, second guessing, catalysts
second guessing, catalysts, catalyst: Running rough and a flashing check light indicate a serious problem, one that could damage the engine or the catalysts or both. If you continue to drive like that you should expect substantial repair costs from the subsequent failure. This is probably...

Land Rover Repair: Disco II air suspension problem, lr services, coil suspension
lr services, coil suspension, conversion kit: Hi Sivu, yes, this is a common problem. If it is not the air compressor, its the airbag ... If you are considering a conversion to the conventional coil spring, the cost can range up to $300 for Disco II, then add shipping, import fees and mechanic...

Land Rover Repair: Disco II won't crank, obdii code reader, knucklebuster
obdii code reader, knucklebuster, crank sensor: Hi Jim, sounds like a crank sensor. Could be fuel pump but since you ve already worked around the sensor, my guess would be that first. They are not that expensive to replace but a real knucklebuster. Next would be MAF - maybe you can try unplugging...

Land Rover Repair: Drivers side door lock seems to slip, land rover discovery, veritable wealth
land rover discovery, veritable wealth, door locks: Hi Tracy, the door lock problem is very common for LR owners. The locks eventually seize up and eventually have to be replaced. The door locks can be adjusted but it may not be the final solution as the internal latch is the root cause. Send me an...

Land Rover Repair: disco 1 idling, mass air sensor, t4 test
mass air sensor, t4 test, air leak: If the car were in our shop we would connect the Land Rover t4 test system and watch all the live data on the engine screen while this was happening. That should tell the tale. Without a tool like that, you are just guessing and that can waste a huge amount...

Land Rover Repair: disco II blinking check engine light, fuel pump filter, catalytic converters
fuel pump filter, catalytic converters, engine temp: I don t know why your plugs are fouled, but when the light flashes, you can t drive the vehicle. Continuing to drive it will result in melted catalytic converters. Some possible causes of plug fouling are: Excess fuel pressure, ignition failure, sticking...

Land Rover Repair: electrical problems, dealer auction, fog lights
dealer auction, fog lights, becm: You are correct in saying all those things are controlled by the moduule under the passenger seat. It s called the BECM, and costs $1,300. The BECM modules are coded to the vehicle, and you ll need a dealer or independent with T4 or Autologic test gear to...

Land Rover Repair: Fluctuating Thermostat Readings, range rover hse, highway speeds
range rover hse, highway speeds, service person: Well, some of your data is probably wrong. The symptom you describe is consistent with a car whose radiator (for example, there are other possibilities) is clogged, and which is overheating in traffic. Yet you say the smog tech says it s OK The...

Land Rover Repair: 2001 Range Rover HSE Check Engine Light, maf sensor, range rover
Land Rover Repair: 2001 Range Rover HSE Check Engine Light, maf sensor, range rover, automatics

Land Rover Repair: 98 landrover discovery, lr
Land Rover Repair: 98 landrover discovery, lr

Land Rover Repair: changing spark plug wires on my 2001 discovery, spark plug wires, plenum chamber
Land Rover Repair: changing spark plug wires on my 2001 discovery, spark plug wires, plenum chamber, design feature

Land Rover Repair: Disco 2 Service Engine Light, slosh, cooling system
Land Rover Repair: Disco 2 Service Engine Light, slosh, cooling system, disco

Land Rover Repair: Disco II air suspension problem, range rover discovery, lifetime warranty
Land Rover Repair: Disco II air suspension problem, range rover discovery, lifetime warranty, four wheels

Land Rover Repair: disco 1 idling, change good luck, dash light
Land Rover Repair: disco 1 idling, change good luck, dash light, battery change

Land Rover Repair: freelander fuel pump fault?
Land Rover Repair: freelander fuel pump fault?

Land Rover Repair: Post-Oxygen Sensor Replacement, wiring diagrams, relays
Land Rover Repair: Post-Oxygen Sensor Replacement, wiring diagrams, relays, t chek

Land Rover Repair: tdi overheating, bottle cap, coolant
Land Rover Repair: tdi overheating, bottle cap, coolant, overflow

Land Rover Repair: fix, rovers north, conversion kit
rovers north, conversion kit, air suspension: You need the T4 or Autologic test system to diagnose the air suspension. You ll have to find a shop with one of them, or find a dealer, to find out what s wrong. If you don t want to do that, you can purchase a coil spring conversion kit from Atlantic...

Land Rover Repair: freelander fuel pump fault?, fuel level gauge, gauge pointer
fuel level gauge, gauge pointer, fuel level sender: Hi Chris, did you test fuel pump before install? Was it a new pump or salvage? Here s some tech info: Fuel Level Gauge The fuel level gauge pointer indicates the current fuel level in the fuel tank. The fuel level gauge pointer returns to the empty...

Land Rover Repair: over heating, coolant level, fan clutch
coolant level, fan clutch, land rovers: There are many possible causes . . . clogged radiator, low coolant level, failed fan clutch, failed electric fan. I suggest you find a shop that can diagnose and fix this before your engine sustains damage. Land Rovers do not tolerate overheating well...

Land Rover Repair: keys, front doors, keyfob
front doors, keyfob, tumbler: Hi Will, if you mean replace the key with something different, you ll have to get the dealer to do this. Depending on which model you have, they ll change the tumbler for both front doors and the rear door. If you mean the keyfob (one or two button),...

Land Rover Repair: Oil Leak, auto service center, oil issues
auto service center, oil issues, british auto: An intake manifold oil leak is a $1,000 repair at many dealers. But there are other possibilities in the same area, some more expensive. We do repairs like that all the time - very common. Land Rovers seldom have coolant in oil issues. I suggest you...

Land Rover Repair: overheating, needel, meeter
needel, meeter, surface temp: With all due respect, can t you tell the difference between 130 degrees, which is hot water in the shower, and 220 degrees, which is a car boiling over? However you do it, get an accurate handle on what the temperature really is. If the answer is 220 F...

Land Rover Repair: Post-Oxygen Sensor Replacement, o2 sensors, oxygen sensor
o2 sensors, oxygen sensor, sensor replacement: The light will remain on for 5-6 drive cycles, up to a few hundred miles, after a problem is fixed. If it stays on beyond that, there s probably some other issue. On the other lights . . .you ll need to find a Land Rover scan tool to check what s going...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 4.6 HSE, land rover dealer, costly exercise
land rover dealer, costly exercise, front doors: I m not really sure what to say to that. The only part in common to both front doors is the BECM, which sends them the signal. I think if I had several sets of front lock motors fail, I d look to the BECM. I know if it sends a lock or unlock signal for...

Land Rover Repair: RR 4.6 2000 cylinder issue?, coolant leak, rangie
coolant leak, rangie, cylinder liner: Hi David, yes, if you go to a Dealer you will see $$$ in their eyes. They like it when you visit them. $1000 for wire change is the average charge by dealer. Considering the effort it takes to remove the various components, its reasonable. Parts:...

Land Rover Repair: radiator swap...., better core, water volume
better core, water volume, better luck: I have not tried it but I doubt if it will work. I have never found Land Rover parts to be backward/forward compatible like that. Still, give a try if you want and report back. You d have better luck putting a better core into your existing radiator....

Land Rover Repair: Service engine soon light, obd ii scanner, spark plug wires
obd ii scanner, spark plug wires, intake plenum: There are two answers to that question 1) If you actually corrected the problem that caused the light to illuminate, it will go off on its own after a few days of fault-free driving. 2) You can connect an OBD II scanner and clear the faults. Most repair...

Land Rover Repair: tdi overheating, coolant temperature, head gasket
coolant temperature, head gasket, temperature sensors: Hi Steve, usual suspects you ve mentioned but you forgot about the @&#@#*$#@ coolant temperature sensors. They can fail too! I d go with thermostat first, move on the rad then water pump. I d also find an independent rad shop and have them find you...

Land Rover Repair: tips on brake bleeding range rover classic, classic range rover, range rover classic
classic range rover, range rover classic, old rover: On an old Rover, you may be able to bleed from the far corner to the nearest wheel and have it come out OK, but that s not really the preferred method. You often need to follow a certain order to get a good result. I really suggest you get a workshop manual...

Land Rover Repair: transfer case leak, transfer case, difficulty level
transfer case, difficulty level, leaks: Most leaks require removal and disassembly of the transfer case. It s hard to get the case out without a workshop lift and a transmission jack. Are you skilled and up for that? If so, you can download instructions from Land Rover s service site, www.landrovertechinfo.com...

Land Rover Repair: 1995 disco, tranny fluid, transmission problem
tranny fluid, transmission problem, clunk: I would not just go buy a transfer case. The frozen linkage is an external problem, not something in the box. As to remote entry . . . your truck should have the remote entry system. Take it to a dealer or LR speciaist with the proper T4 or Autologic...

Land Rover Repair: 2001 Range Rover LH rear will not roll down, service material, becm
service material, becm, window switch: There are a few possibilities: 1) The wondow motor or lifter arm has failed 2) The window switch pack has failed 3) The BECM which sends the signal to the door has failed 4) There is a wiring problem in the door itself. I have listed the possibilities...

Land Rover Repair: 2005 Range Rover HSE Brakes, range rover hse, steering damper
range rover hse, steering damper, 2005 range rover: Hi Gary, may be you are in need of new shocks. I had this with my older Disco and thought it was the steering damper. Replaced damper but the problem remained. Replaced shock absorbers and problem was solved. Could thie be your case? Best of...

Land Rover Repair: 96 Range Rover EAS fault, airsprings, solenoid
airsprings, solenoid, solenoids: Hi Derrek, The solenoids are sealed with orings, a valve block rebuild will cure your leaks as long as that s the only issue. your 96 is about due for new airsprings as well but replacing the orings is an inexpensive first step: http://www.rover-renovations.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=RVH100030-...

Land Rover Repair: 96 Rangie - connected wrong batt. cables, batt cables, radio repair
batt cables, radio repair, range rover: Hi Bailey, ouch. You may be in for a world of hurt. Radio has a fuse access from behind. IF fuse turns out ok, you may have to replace it. Does your security system work? If yes, then radio is your concern, if NO you have bigger problems and should...

Land Rover Repair: '96 range rover-Check Engine light on, mechanical state, rangie
mechanical state, rangie, excess fuel: Hi Bailey, I ve never seen an engine react like this to a tank of reg. fuel (89 octane). Its possible that the cat. would be affected but I don t think it would happen after just one filling. Its true that excess fuel from misfires can damage a cat. but...

Land Rover Repair: '97 Disco codes, obd ii scanner, emission control system
obd ii scanner, emission control system, purge valve: The evaporative emission control system collects vapors from the gas tank and burns them in the engine, instead of letting them escape into the air. The purge valve s job is to purge the vapors from the canister where they are collected and stored. ...

Land Rover Repair: 99 Disco II split rear lock, penetrating oil, rear seat
penetrating oil, rear seat, disco: I would have to look at a vehicle to remember how to get it apart. The problem you are having is common when the mechanism gets clogged with dirt or when it starts to bind from lack of use. Try some penetrating oil and clean it up. Chances are that will...

Land Rover Repair: ABS/TC/BRAKE light on, hub seal, system sensors
hub seal, system sensors, seal failure: Hi Loretta, could be a severe hub seal failure. Hopefully its not an axle fault. Quite possible that same grease is triggering errors with the ABS system sensors. Stop the leak and it may fix the three amigos fault codes. Best of luck, JohnMc...

Land Rover Repair: air suspension issues, land rover range rover, rover range rover
land rover range rover, rover range rover, range rover county lwb: Hi D, This is an all-too common scenerio, the previous owner knew the EAS was on the way out so you got a great deal. (that s how I got my RR and education on the EAS.....) The EAS is not as complex as it first seems, just unlike most anything you...

Land Rover Repair: Chirping sounds 02 Disco, belt pulley, luck john
belt pulley, luck john, serpentine belt: Hi JoAnn, sounds like a bearing from one of the pulleys. Could be tensioner belt pulley. Have a local garage open hood and take a listen for you or you can try this yourself. Careful - the serpentine belt can be dangerous with the engine running. ...

Land Rover Repair: cd player, land rover discovery, 2003 land rover discovery
land rover discovery, 2003 land rover discovery, electronics shop: Sometimes you can take the CD changer apart and extract your CDs but the process often ruins the player. Usually, I send them out to a reputable electronics shop and they fix the changer and remove the discs The changers are Alpine or Pioneer or Clarion,...

Land Rover Repair: coil spring replacement / dead batteries, british sports cars, dead batteries
british sports cars, dead batteries, spring replacement: Hi Jose, The compressor should NOT run with the engine off (to avoid draining the battery). If it is running the relay has stuck, you can simply unplug the EAS compressor and it will stop. It may be the ABS pump or A/C fans running, but they shouldn...

Land Rover Repair: Discovery II 2003 Drivertrain, driveshaft, vibrations
driveshaft, vibrations, mechanic: Hi Jose, all I can do is send you the techsheets on the correct installation of the driveshaft. With this in hand, you and your mechanic can determine if the installation was done correctly. There should be no vibrations after a new driveshaft is installed....

Land Rover Repair: discovery 1993 fuel injected 3.5l v8, coolant temperature sensor, mass air meter
coolant temperature sensor, mass air meter, accelarator: My first guess would be a fuel pressur eproblem. Next I d suggest you get the workshop manual and go through the tests they describe to check the sensors. The coolant sensor is a possibility but fuel pressure or a mass air meter are more likely I thin...

Land Rover Repair: Extended warranty, land rover discovery, land rover dealer
land rover discovery, land rover dealer, 2004 land rover discovery: The Land Rover dealer warranties are from APCO, Automotive Protection Company. APCO used to be part of Ford but as you know both Land Rover and Apco have now been spun off. There are some agents - like us (Robison Service) who can write APCO coverage outside...

Land Rover Repair: eas mark 3 range rover, rovacom, height adjustments
rovacom, height adjustments, autologic: this sounds like a problem with the electronics in the system. sometimes they will re-set after a few ignition cycles (if you re lucky) otherwise you will need to go to an indpendent repair shop with a Rovacom or Autologic (or bite the bullet and go to the...

Land Rover Repair: Chirping sounds 02 Disco, pulley, dii
Land Rover Repair: Chirping sounds 02 Disco, pulley, dii

Land Rover Repair: Upper Intake Plenum replacement, upper intake manifold, milage
Land Rover Repair: Upper Intake Plenum replacement, upper intake manifold, milage, intake manifold

Land Rover Repair: Just failed my emissions test!, land rover specialists, obd ii scanner
land rover specialists, obd ii scanner, emission control system: The emission control system is sort of complex to test, and your explanation does not point to a specific part. Several parts might fit the description you gave. My advice is that you pay the $500 because the description is ambiguous. There is no way...

Land Rover Repair: intake manifold gasket, intake manifold gasket, valve cover gasket
intake manifold gasket, valve cover gasket, intake leaks: If your truck leaks coolant it could act as you describe. Do you add coolant regularly? If so, it must be going somewhere. If the intake leaks the procedure is pretty much what they said, and I am not surprised at the price. The only caution I d offer...

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover '03 / '04 Discovery, flood reports, mfg warranty
flood reports, mfg warranty, excessive oil: Well, if it was out of oil the question would be why? If the dealer changed oil for you, say, 2000 miles ago you d have a claim. If, on the other hand, the oil had not been changed in 9000 miles the problem is on you because you should have checked it. ...

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover Discovery brake shudder, land rover discovery, changing brake pads
land rover discovery, changing brake pads, slow deterioration: Hi Paul, grinding sound when braking - probably your rotors need changing (brake pads too). Lots of weight transfer going onto the front and those brakes are under a great load. Have them inspected by a brake specialist (Midas, Mieneke, ... ). Most of...

Land Rover Repair: LF door handle broken, passenger seat, straight forward
passenger seat, straight forward, email: Hi Pete, its very straight forward but space is small so be prepared for knucklebusting and finger pulls... :) Send me an email and I ll reply with a techsheet on how to do this. Send year and model too. Regards, JohnMc jmcinnis64@hotmail.co...

Land Rover Repair: low beam not working, dimmer switches, becm
dimmer switches, becm, low beam: The headlights are controlled by the BECM, a $1500 module under the right seat. The headlamp and dimmer switches go into the BECM and signals to the lights come out. The BECM can be tested with a T4 or Autologic test system. Without that, testing is very...

Land Rover Repair: Spark plug cross threading, valve job, plug hole
valve job, plug hole, wiring harness: It may be possible to run a tap down the spark plug hole to restore the threads. You may also be able to crank in a helicoil tap and fix it that way. Generally, though, when we see that situation here at Robison Service we pull the heads and do a proper...

Land Rover Repair: Upper Intake Plenum replacement, intake plenum, atlanta ga area
intake plenum, atlanta ga area, head gaskets: the upper plenum would have been removed and re-installed with the block change out, if it is now acting up it should have been caught with the previous rebuild BUT I can t see how the plenum would be bad, the gasket maybe. $1700 is way too expensive for...

Land Rover Repair: Valve cover gaskets, valve cover gasket, rover hse
valve cover gasket, rover hse, ranger rover: We use genuine Land Rover gaskets, though the aftermarket parts are probably OK too. The job takes 3-4 hours on a 2001 vehicle, more if you are not experienced. It s something you can do yourself provided you have good mechanical skills. No special tools...

Land Rover Repair: 02 dis. dies dont restart for 1 hour or so, fuel filter, tow truck
fuel filter, tow truck, sediment: Replace the fuel filter. I ve seen this on older vehicles, sediment in the fuel filter can get shaken up while driving so that they plug the filter and cut off fuel, after sitting for a while they can fall to the bottom of the filter and allow flow again....

Land Rover Repair: 2000 Disco II, rear suspension, discovery owners, gear man
discovery owners, gear man, compressor unit: The sinking down overnight is a sign of leaky rear air-springs. Leaving it go this long has probably killed the air-compressor and the system has gone into fault mode. Unfortunately the DII compressor is not easily rebuildable, it was designed as disposable....

Land Rover Repair: 98 Rover Door sensors?, range rover hse, eas system
range rover hse, eas system, door latch: the sensor is part of the door latch/lock mechanism, I don t know what part is related to the door open message. The switch may just need a cleaning or adjustment, it can be accessed by removing the door pannel. The limiting strap shouldn t affect this...

Land Rover Repair: Auto suspension leveling issue, airsprings, auto suspension
airsprings, auto suspension, owners manuals: Hi Einar, That sounds like leaky springs on the rear end, while the engine is running the SLS compressor will run to keep them full of air, but with the engine off the compressor will not run, allowing the leaks to win and the rear sink down. Over time...

Land Rover Repair: Battery Light stays on, steering wheel lock, charging system
steering wheel lock, charging system, electrical system: I believe you have a fault in your electrical system, the Batt light tells you there is something wrong with either the battery or charging system. the steering wheel lock solenoid may not have power to unlock or the security system may be keeping it locked...

Land Rover Repair: coil packs, discovery series, upper manifold
discovery series, upper manifold, several inches: replacing the coil-packs is a simple un-plug and remove, plugin and replace BUT the coils are between the firewall and back of the engine, almost impossilbe to reach. The official LR procedure is to remove the upper manifold, I have heard (never done...

Land Rover Repair: compressor overheating, not pumping, compressor, rebuild
compressor, rebuild, rebuild kit: Hi Jim, Sorry for the slow reply, it sounds like there is a problem with the motor, or the brushes were not right for that motor. Because of the considerable wear on your original brushes the dust may be shorting out the motor. The brushes may be causing...

Land Rover Repair: Disco 1 leaks, camel bak, drain plugs
camel bak, drain plugs, rubber boot: it could be the drains not allowing leakage to escape, so it s backing up and coming out where it can. the drains have a rubber boot on them to act as a check valve (like a camel-bak nipple), crawl underneath, there s one on each side of the transmission,...

Land Rover Repair: 98 Rover Door sensors?, door latch, tumbler
Land Rover Repair: 98 Rover Door sensors?, door latch, tumbler, range rover

Land Rover Repair: Immobiliser on, fault message, steel spring
fault message, steel spring, immobiliser: Hi John, The BECM waits for an all clear signal from the EAS, this MAY cause the BECM to stay awake with the engine off, but I ve not seen it before. You can override the EAS FAULT message by putting a jumper from pin 1 to 25 and a second jumper...

Land Rover Repair: The importance of same tyres, freelander, transfer case
freelander, transfer case, differentials: brand does not matter, diameter does. I doubt the computer will be damaged but the differentials or transfer case may be. If one wheel is larger than the rest it will turn slightly slower than the other 3, this will create considerable extra wear and tear...

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover Disco 2000, disco 2000, gunk
disco 2000, gunk, electrical problems: Being stuck in L may be a jammed linkage, look for gunk stuck in the linkage from below. Being stuck in P sounds like electrical problems, unfortunately VERY hard to diagnose. Any vehicle will take on water when submerged for any significant period of...

Land Rover Repair: range rover water level, head gasket leak, exhaust gasses
head gasket leak, exhaust gasses, radiator shop: sounds like a leak to me, if you re not seeing water on the ground anywhere in the morning you may have a slight head-gasket leak, sounds like a minor one though. check your exhaust for water, and check the cooling system for exhaust gasses (can be done at...

Land Rover Repair: Steering Shake at 50mph, ball joints, wheel speed
ball joints, wheel speed, shock absorbers: Hi Brian, Steering shakes like that can be hard to track down. I doubt it s the steerig damper, since a well tuned suspension shouldn t need one at all (from what I ve read, I ve never tried it). Since a tire-balance didn t help the next thing to check...

Land Rover Repair: Stuck in Access mode, but no EAS Fault message centre message, eas, unlock
eas, unlock, pigtails: it sounds like you may have un-seated a spring, the RR is trying to lift but all the air is dumping out, the computer just hasn t given up and faulted out yet. You can manually override the system (here: http://www.rover-renovations.com/kb_results.asp?ID=27)...

Land Rover Repair: thermostat, coolant line, thermostat
coolant line, thermostat, water level: The thermostat is in the coolant line near the bottom of the radiator, looks like a big plastic octopus, not your standard thermostat. Check the water level first, and definately do not let it overheat, the aluminum Rover block does not tolerate overheating...

Land Rover Repair: 1994 LR Disco, o2 sensors, pitman arm
o2 sensors, pitman arm, ft elevation: The factory workshop manual is available from Rovers North or Atlantic British, or online at www.landrovertechinfo.com It contains step by step instructions to test those components with a regular multimeter. On the pitman arm, you just look for any free...

Land Rover Repair: 1994 RR Gas Tank Vacuum problem, vacuum problem, gas tank
vacuum problem, gas tank, pressure test: A lot of pressure released is really just too vague . . . there is no way to know if that s normal or too much without doing a pressure test. If you are really concerned a Rover specialist could test it. As to hard starts . . . I d start with the common...

Land Rover Repair: 1996 4.0 a/c blower, specialist tools, autologic
specialist tools, autologic, temp control: It sounds like there is some control problem with the system but ou really need specialist tools to diagnose it. Look for a dealer or a shop with an autologic or t4 test system. Anyone else is just guessing, which is likely to result in money waste...

Land Rover Repair: 1997 land rover discovery, land rover discovery, alternator wiring
land rover discovery, alternator wiring, ground wires: Your symptoms point to a problem with the alternator, or the alternator wiring. In particular, you may have a bad diode in the alternator, putting too much ripple out. Or else the voltage regulator has failed. That s usually the reason for battery overheating...

Land Rover Repair: 1998 P38 4.0, air suspention, vehicle mechanics
air suspention, vehicle mechanics, airsprings: Hi Tom, Sounds like one of the airsprings has perished and the compressor can t keep up. The airsprings are relatively simple to replace. There are also a few fittings that may have gone bad (one at each end of the airline) and the mufflers have a habbit...

Land Rover Repair: 2000 Range Rover won't start, pushbutton, range rover
pushbutton, range rover, t4: Lock and unlock the vehicle with the pushbutton remote. If that fails, put the key in the driver door, twist to lock while pressing lock. Hold 5 seconds. Repeat for the unlock direction. Press unlock on the fob, and the truck should start provided it responded...

Land Rover Repair: 2001 Discoery II electrical- seat and horn, srs airbag, discoery
srs airbag, discoery, seat adjustment: The horn problem may be a spool or wiring issue in the steering column. The seat fuse may blow as a result of chafed wires under the seat. Those are my two first guesses - I would take those things apart, look, and decide where to go from there. Note...

Land Rover Repair: 2002 Discovery oil pump, land rover discovery, oil pan
land rover discovery, oil pan, oil pump: Hi Vince, Typically the pan has to come all the way off to remove the front cover, since you ve gone that far may as well remove and clean it, and inspect the bottom of the engine. It s sealed to the block, you have to carefully break the seal to get...

Land Rover Repair: 2003 land rover discovery, land rover discovery, 2003 land rover discovery
land rover discovery, 2003 land rover discovery, push rods: Hi Greg, engine tapping sounds are usually the result of the lifters. The noise often speeds up and slows down according to your speed. Its usually not too serious a problem but still will cost you plenty at the dealer. Here s an excellent website...

Land Rover Repair: 96 RR 4.0 se engine disable, latch, test system
latch, test system, t4: It sounds like the latch in the driver door has failed, and it s not sending the disarm signal to the alarm controller. You can try swapping the latch, then unlocking the door. The alarm should clear. If not, you will need access to a t4 or autologic test...

Land Rover Repair: 97' Disco SE7 Is Over heating an spilling coolant, waterpump, coolant
waterpump, coolant, hot day: This is something to have looked at by a mechanic before it gets worse. The Rover engine does not tolerate overheating and can be destroyed quickly. Using coolant is not a good sign. This could be a bad thermostat, a bad waterpump would likely be constant...

Land Rover Repair: 97 disco won't start after engine clean, engine cranks, fuse box
engine cranks, fuse box, spray wash: I really cringe when I hear took it to the mechanic stories like yours. Blocked a hose with a spark plug??? If that is the kind of work you get locally I d suggest hauling it to the dealer because more such efforts will probably just dig you a deeper hole....

Land Rover Repair: 98 Disco 1... no start, tire air valve, fuel rail
tire air valve, fuel rail, qualified service: There is no single recommendation for those codes. I d start with the basics. If there is no pressure at the rail I d start tracing the power to the fuel pump. As regards towing - take the driveshafts loose and you can tow on a dolly with no proble...

Land Rover Repair: 98 Disco Rear Door Knob, door lock actuator, gravity
door lock actuator, gravity, disco: Hi Dave, sounds like the rear door lock actuator will have to be replaced. The weight of the rod link and the inner Y lever (part of the lock mechanism) is too much for the actuator to maintain. The actuator can push up the rod but not maintain the position....

Land Rover Repair: Air Suspension on P38 range Rover, p38 range rover, piston seal
p38 range rover, piston seal, overhaul kits: There are several orings in the system that need to be replaced as well as the springs, if you ve only changed one the other 3 probably need to be replaced soon as well. Running with leaks for a while will put extra wear on the compressor and wear it...

Land Rover Repair: adding on, heating elements, automatic garage
heating elements, automatic garage, heated seats: You can add those thinngs but it s quite a bit of work and the parts will be costly. If you go to www.landrovertechinfo.com you can read the remove and refit procedures for all those items adn you ll get an idea what you d have to do. Basically, you have...

Land Rover Repair: air compressor for range rover hse 4.6 96, EAS Buddy, compressor failure
EAS Buddy, compressor failure, range rover: This is (unfortunately) a common problem with the aging range rovers. As the system ages the airsprings and orings will begin to leak and the compressor seal will wear. The leaks will add to the wear on the compressor until it cannot keep up. The computer...

Land Rover Repair: Converting rear air suspension to coil over system., discoweb org, airsprings
discoweb org, airsprings, spring rate: It s a fairly easy chop and swap job, remove the airsprings, put in the coils. Deciding which coils (spring rate, lenght) to go with is sometimes harder than the job itself. Try: http://discoweb.org/slstocoils/index.htm or http://www.arnottindustries.com/file.asp?Manual=TRUE&ProductID=326&Size=SMALL...

Land Rover Repair: Crank Shaft Sensor, crank shaft, landrover discovery
crank shaft, landrover discovery, land rover specialist: Yes, your mechanic changed the wrong part. A crank sensor can prevent your truck from running at all, but it will not cause loss of power and stalling. Knowing that, I suspect your mechanic may not be qualified to work on these cars and you might do well...

Land Rover Repair: changing spark plugs, changing spark plugs, special tools
changing spark plugs, special tools, gaps: The dealer is right, the plugs were gapped at the factory. But we always check them, just to be sure. Boxes can get dropped, and gaps can change. If you pulled the boot cover off and saw a clip inside, you pulled apart the end of the plug wire, and you...

Land Rover Repair: Disco 94 sensor trouble, land rover specialist, specialist test
land rover specialist, specialist test, abs light: You will need a Land Rover specialist shop with a Autologic or a T4, and when you find one, they will know the connector location. The plug may be behind the dash or under the seat, but the point is, the plug is only useful if you have the specialist test...

Land Rover Repair: Discovery 2000 clutch problem, short answer, clutch
short answer, clutch, raul: The short answer is, you need a new clutch. Odds are 9 to 1 that s your trouble. The longer answer is that the release bearing may be binding on the collar it slides on, and they should look at that when they do the clutch job. But it s all inside, so...

Land Rover Repair: 2003 land rover discovery, landrovers, tappets
Land Rover Repair: 2003 land rover discovery, landrovers, tappets, rocker arms

Land Rover Repair: 97 disco won't start after engine clean, solinoid
Land Rover Repair: 97 disco won't start after engine clean, solinoid

Land Rover Repair: Crank Shaft Sensor, crank sensor, crank shaft
Land Rover Repair: Crank Shaft Sensor, crank sensor, crank shaft, cam shaft

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover 2 codes, air intake hose, sophisticated test
air intake hose, sophisticated test, factory test: Some of your codes relate to the engine, some to the transmission and communications. You can day a day s access to Land Rover s service database at www.landrovertechinfo.co but I am not sure how far you ll get. Most of those codes will require you to do...

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover Discovery Radio, land rover discovery, radio problems
land rover discovery, radio problems, wits end: The radio in that car is pretty much self contained. First, I would disconnect it and see if the battery drain issue goes away. If not go to the nav controller and unplug that. Those two test will probably point you to the culprit. YOu may have to follow...

Land Rover Repair: OBD1 Code Reader 1995 Discovery 1, land rover discovery, engine management system
land rover discovery, engine management system, obd1 code reader: There is no low cost reader for the older OBD I Rovers. However, if you buy a factory workshop manual there is a long procedure by which you can test every single component of the engine management system with ordinary hand tools and a multimeter. You...

Land Rover Repair: Overheating, landrover discovery, gasket kit
landrover discovery, gasket kit, head gasket: It s possible that the head gaskets are indeed failed, causing the overheating. However, it is equally likely that the issue is bigger - warped heads, or a slipped liner in the block. My second comment is that $900 - while a lot to you (based upon what...

Land Rover Repair: Passenger door locks, side doors, electrical malfunction
side doors, electrical malfunction, door locks: Hi Tracy, I ve never heard of this before, but I know LR electronics can do wierd things if you don t do things right (like lock the doors with the back door open..) This may have simply confused the computer, cleaning the fault may help the issue, or...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 1999 4.6 HSE, electrical faults, airsprings
electrical faults, airsprings, light car: This is a soft fault, there is a problem with the system detected by the ECU but it s not pressing enough (yet) to cause a hard fault that will send the RR to the bumpstops and provide you with a very bumpy ride home, or a flatbed tow. There are numerous...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover classic wont start, mass air meter, inertia switch
mass air meter, inertia switch, rovers north: Look at the wire harness to the mass air meter, and find the wire from it to the ignition coil. If it falls off the truck won t start. Beyond that its a matter of taking the electrical manual (available from Rovers North) and tracing the wires test by test...

Land Rover Repair: Rear air suspension and spring replacement, great reputation, old man emu springs
great reputation, old man emu springs, spring replacement: The height will be affected by the spring you choose, and the weight in the back of the rover. The best way to decide is to call the company you re buying your springs from and discuss your requirements with them. The cheapest place is not always the one...

Land Rover Repair: Service Interval Indicator, service interval, service answer
service interval, service answer, instrument cluster: We reset that through the test system but you can also do a partial reset through the instrument cluster. You have to get the sequence just exactly perfect for it to work, though. Your owners manual tells how, but like I said, it s easiest with the test...

Land Rover Repair: Starter, land rover freelander, 2003 land rover freelander
land rover freelander, 2003 land rover freelander, factory test: You can take a multimeter and check for power at the solenoid when you turn the key to crank, and make sure there is constant power to the main starter B+ terminal. If there s no crank power, you probably have an issue with the drive authorization, and...

Land Rover Repair: tapping /rattling noise, land rover discovery 2, land rover discovery
land rover discovery 2, land rover discovery, kenneth spencer: Hi Kenneth, It could be several things, it s possible something was damaged by low pressure from the leak (if it was on the pressure side of things). The valve-train is a likely point for rattles, any good mechanic can look at your valves/lifters to determine...

Land Rover Repair: tire pressure, proper inflation, tire shop
proper inflation, tire shop, ammount: the tire pressure is basically how much air is crammed into the tire, when you check the pressure the gage should read out in PSI (lbf/in2), which is Pounds Force per Inch squared. 28 PSI means that the air is pushing out on the tire at an ammount equal to...

Land Rover Repair: v8i Discovery excessive cranking, fuel pressure regulator, auto electricians
fuel pressure regulator, auto electricians, coolant temp: The fuel pressure regulator sounds like a good culprit, next time you start up cold you can test it by turning the key to run without cranking. Let the fuel pump run for about 20 sec (to simulate the cranking time), if it fires-right up then the regulator...

Land Rover Repair: Windows on my 97 Land Rover, autologic, hi john
autologic, hi john, owner info: The center console switch pack may be bad. I suggest you find a LR specialist with the T4 or Autologic system and have it checked out before you get stuck. As to the manual . . . you can go to www.landrovertechinfo.com and follow the links for owner info....

Land Rover Repair: 00 Disco cold start trouble, starter solenoid, testbook
starter solenoid, testbook, check battery: Hi Tom, I would first take a close look at the ignition system: Check battery to make sure it holds a FULL charge. Have it tested at Advance auto - they will do this for free. Check starter solenoid main lead wire to ensure it is free of grit,...

Land Rover Repair: 00' Disco II Chirp and bang, brake caliper, wheel bearing
brake caliper, wheel bearing, cv joint: Hi Paul, could be a wheel bearing, brake caliper, CV joint, or transfer gearbox. Worth looking into by an independent LR mechanic or local garage. The local garage can at least check out the first 3 possibilites, the TG is in the domain of the LR...

Land Rover Repair: 03 Land Rover Discovery, land rover discovery, oil change shop
land rover discovery, oil change shop, o2 sensors: Hi Ric, in your 03 manual it states: If an engine operation or emissions problem is registered by the engine control module when the vehicle is being operated, the ‘Service engine soon’ indicator will illuminate. The warning light may be emissions...

Land Rover Repair: '04 Disco 3 amigos disc warning lights, 3 gringos, wheel hub
3 gringos, wheel hub, gm vehicles: Hi Tim, many years ago, I dubbed this problem as the 3 amigos. ABS, TC and HDC lights coming on and remaining on. 8 years have passed and those 3 gringos are still hanging around... The cause is often associated with the ABS modulator. I was told...

Land Rover Repair: 1995 Range Rover 4.0, muffler shop, hvac system
muffler shop, hvac system, range rover: This is a common problem on most older vehicles, exhaust leaks in the engine area can get in to the HVAC system and be drawn into the vehicle, drive with the windows down to any local muffler shop and have them inspect/repair it immediately. This should...

Land Rover Repair: 1996 Disco I Rear Bumper Lights, double filament, bumper lamp
double filament, bumper lamp, independent land: Bulb holders are readily available both from the dealer and a number of independent Land Rover parts suppliers and they are realtively cheap. The bulbs are available at every automotive parts store. There is nothing special about them. It is either an 1154...

Land Rover Repair: 1996 Range Rover Braking System, master brake cylinder, spongy brakes
master brake cylinder, spongy brakes, wheel bearings: This can happen for a number of reasons. The ABS light is probably a separate issue from the spongy brakes. With spongy brakes, the first course of action would be to thoroughly bleed the brake system after chekcing for obvious brake fluid leaks. You should...

Land Rover Repair: 1996 Range Rover stuck in low gear, drivers seat, ecu
drivers seat, ecu, transfer case: You would have to replace the transfer case ECU, it can t be fixed. I would not recommend a used one unless you can get it for next to nothing, because the new ones are more robust. I am not sure of the cost, you could call your local dealer for the price....

Land Rover Repair: 1997 Discovery Land Rover, discovery land rover, ventilation system
discovery land rover, ventilation system, heater core: No, it doesn t. Are you having to add coolant? If so, it is possible it could be the heater core and the water pump, but these are separate issues. The heater core would cause steam to enter the cabin, whether A/C or heat was selected. Also, if the water...

Land Rover Repair: 1998 discovery 1 EFI coil pack, coil pack, efi
coil pack, efi, diagnosis: I have never seen two coil packs in a row fail. I d guess one of the following: 1) the diagnosis is wrong 2) you installed a defective part, possibly a no-name aftermarket We change the wires with the pack, but I think there s more to your stor...

Land Rover Repair: 2000 Disco II w/ DTC Po447, gas vapors, emission control systems
gas vapors, emission control systems, rovers north: The first step would be to learn how evaporative emission control systems work. You can do that online or in most modern auto service texts. Evaporative emission controls the emission of gas vapors from the tank. To diagnose the system in this car, you...

Land Rover Repair: 2000 LR disco M/S lights, mass air flow meter, mass air flow
mass air flow meter, mass air flow, air flow meter: Hi Terry, it could be the tranny A clutch. It has been said by LR that sometimes problems like this can be the result of an electrical short or a weak battery. For your electronic transmission, this could be the case. Have your battery inspected...

Land Rover Repair: 2001 Disco engine whine and gas tank trouble?, engine whine, gas tank
engine whine, gas tank, hi mary: Hi Mary, From whom did you buy the Disco? LR dealership? Private sale? Used car lot? The whine sound is hard to determine from here. Could be the serpentine belt that is slipping, one of the pulleys the belt is wrapped around, a bearing failure...

Land Rover Repair: 2001 Freelander TD4 Auto - Dash Lights, traction control systems, traction control
traction control systems, traction control, dash lights: The lights signal a problem with the hill descent and traction control systems of your car. Those two systems share most components, so when one has a problem, they both have a problem. When the light goes on, the fault is active. When the light goes...

Land Rover Repair: 2001 Range rover 4.6 HSE gearbox, friction plates, forward gears
friction plates, forward gears, correct software: There is a computer for diagnostics, but if there was a transmission fault code, the transmission fault light would be illuminated. The fluid lubricates and powers the complete transmission. Due to the fact that there is no dipstick on the transmission,...

Land Rover Repair: 2002 Discovery II, oil pressure sending unit, main bearings
oil pressure sending unit, main bearings, rod bearings: I hate to say this, but I think you re barking up the wrong tree. With Mobil 1 5-40SUV oil, the idle pressure can be 2.5lbs and be perfectly fine. Before you go any farther, swap the sender. As to the main bearings . . . if the front cover is off you...

Land Rover Repair: 2002 Discovery II, testbook, oil light
testbook, oil light, pacific grove ca: Hi Vincent, the french say merde but not for luck. Imagine if you had the dealer replace your pump...do you think they d refund your $1900? The only independents I know of near your locale is in SF. Is it worth the drive north to find a good LR...

Land Rover Repair: 2002, Freelander 2.6 V6 (U.S.A. model), hydraulic lifters, flow sensor
hydraulic lifters, flow sensor, compression test: Try to do a compression test and check to see if there are is any coolant on the spark plugs. Also, I don t see that you changed the spark plug, you could try doing this. Depending on mileage, try chemical decoke in case there are sticking valves. Also...

Land Rover Repair: 2003 Discovery-ABS System, obdii scanner, land rover dealership
obdii scanner, land rover dealership, shuttle valve: You can try to purchase an ABS shuttle valve kit, which is the most common ABS modulator failure, and have the other mechanic rebuild the unit with it. You could also buy a complete used ABS modulator (we have a number in stock, as do many other independent...

Land Rover Repair: 2003 land rover disco transmission, atf dexron, dexron iii
atf dexron, dexron iii, transmission specialist: Your Disco needs ATF Dexron III. Gear oil is not right and will likely kill your transmission, you should tow it to a transmission specialist IMMEDIATELY. I can t guarantee it will cause damage but it s definitely not good for for your trans. A...

Land Rover Repair: 2003 landrover brake light issue, check fuse, brake light switch
check fuse, brake light switch, electrical diagrams: Hi Eric, start looking at the wiring harness and bulbholder for corrosion and an electrical short. Also check sidemarker light and bulbholder - they have known to corrode and can generate a short that will affect brake lights. Check fuse 25 in passenger...

Land Rover Repair: 2003 Range Rover, jumper cables, dead battery
jumper cables, dead battery, alternator: Fuse 37 should be removed at all times. This puts the transfer case in neutral, so it will not drive. It is only typically only used when you are towing the vehicle. It sounds like you still have a bad alternator. Make sure when you install the new alternator,...

Land Rover Repair: 2004 25k Disco II Radio, independent repair shops, ride in peace
independent repair shops, ride in peace, stock radio: I am afraid it sounds like the radio has had its day. They are very hard to remove and they cost about $800, so the $75 co-pay is a bargain. I would also think up a long list of any additional repairs needed to get your moneys worth out of your co-pay. ...

Land Rover Repair: 94 discovery a/c fan switch stuck, fan switch, low speed
fan switch, low speed, full speed: I don t know what anyone could say except change the switch. It sounds like an obvious failure. You could take it out and take it apart but I suspect you d just spend several hours for nothing. Th switch may be bad from age, or the blower may have melted...

Land Rover Repair: 95 range rover was slammed hard into park, rover models, stuck in park
rover models, stuck in park, range rover: It sounds like the park solenoid is broken. That is an anti-theft provision that prevents shifting out of park unless the key is on and the brake is depressed. If that s your trouble, you can fit a used part, but in most Rover models you can also just remove...

Land Rover Repair: 96 Discovery, throttle position sensor, maf sensor
throttle position sensor, maf sensor, mass air: Hi Joan, TPS - Throttle Position Sensor If you are having irradic engine idles, stalls, the engine revving way beyond normal, won t hold steady at any rpm, you may very well have a TPS problem. I would think it is more common than the MAF sensor failing,...

Land Rover Repair: 96 Land Rover Discovery SD stuck in park, land rover discovery, brake switch
land rover discovery, brake switch, best of luck: Hi Corey, clearly the brake switch has to be replaced. Two possible causes of being stuck in park are a faulty brake switch and a faulty Park/Neutral switch on the shifter. Check the brake bulbholders for corrosion. This may also be why your brake...

Land Rover Repair: 96 land rover discovery won't start, land rover discovery, vacuum hoses
land rover discovery, vacuum hoses, rovers north: Checking for spark is a good start. Is it out of gas? I d also check the fuel pump - is it running? It sounds like your first step - if you want to maintain it yourself - should be to get a workshop manual. You can buy manuals from Atlantic British...

Land Rover Repair: 97 Disco Ignition Switch, shade tree mechanic, mechanical locks
shade tree mechanic, mechanical locks, hi doug: Hi Doug, If you are in a pinch, I would contact a local locksmith and see what they can do for you. No doubt you ll have to replace the lock and the actual description is too much for this simple website. Send me an email and I ll forward the techsheets...

Land Rover Repair: 97 Disco NOT STARTING, inertia switch, fuel pump relay
inertia switch, fuel pump relay, rubber cap: Hi Theresa, yes, its the inertia switch in the engine compartment. It has a unique rubber cap/button. Press down on the cap to reset the switch. Otherwise, it could be the ignition switch, the starter or solenoid on the stater (my guess). Have...

Land Rover Repair: 98 Disco 1, amp fuse, key fobs
amp fuse, key fobs, fuse box: You are kind of stuck. First of all, clearing a code has nothing whatsoever to do with the alarm module. Second, the alarm module will only talk to one of the specialized Land Rover testers, like the T4 or the Autologic. There s really no other way...

Land Rover Repair: 99 Disco I - Won't start/stay running, running kind, rovers north
running kind, rovers north, workshop manuals: A failing ignition switch is one possibility, but you may actually have a multiplicity of problems. It does not sound like you are too comfortable with electrical testing, and that s what s needed next. Someone is going to have to get the electrical troubleshooting...

Land Rover Repair: Air Compressor, air leaks, bubble solution
air leaks, bubble solution, air leak: The compressor stays energized for up to 1.5 hours after the vehicle is switched off. The compressor can be activated by a stuck relay (under the hood in the main fusebox) or an air leak in the suspension system. I would first check the relay by swapping...

Land Rover Repair: Air Condition Relay for Land Rover Discovery, land rover discovery, electrical faults
land rover discovery, electrical faults, ac compressor: There are a lot of things that could cause the A/C to not come on, high pressure (no cooling) low pressure (not enough gas) or several electrical faults. An automotive A/C shop will be able to point you in the right direction, does not need to be the LR dealership...

Land Rover Repair: air flow meter, air flow meter, obdii scanner
air flow meter, obdii scanner, hose clamp: Unclip the air flow meter from the aire filter, release the hose clamp and fit in reverse order. It is a plug and play item, no reset required except check engine light (if it is on). You can turn the check engine light off with an OBDII scanner. The check...

Land Rover Repair: Brake Master Cylinder, brake master cylinder, air bubbles
brake master cylinder, air bubbles, maula: Hi Lee, you ve got air in the system somewhere. How did you bleed the wheels? Furthest point first? RAVE CD suggests otherwise. MC bleeding is 1. disconnect battery 2. depress brake pedal fully and slowly 5 times 3. release pedal and wait 10...

Land Rover Repair: blinker unit defender 110wagon 1998, hazard switch, turn signals
hazard switch, turn signals, fusebox: The turn signals (indicators) work through the multi-function unit from the passenger compartment fusebox via the hazard switch. I would imagine your hazard switch is not working. If the hazard switch is working, get back to me and we will go from there...

Land Rover Repair: Clutch problem on a 1996 Discovery., clutch master cylinder, clutch assembly
clutch master cylinder, clutch assembly, clutch pedal: Check to see that the clutch master cylinder has fluid. If it does, then I would suspect a failure of one of the internal parts in the clutch master cylinder. This is unlikely, because you probably wou;d see the fluid leaking out of the clutch pedal and...

Land Rover Repair: CODES TO RADIO, radio chassis, radio code
radio chassis, radio code, landrover: You need to call the dealer with the last 8 numbers of your VIN and they can give you the code. Only the dealer has these codes. If the code doesn t work, you need to remove the radio and take the serial number from the radio chassis. Call the dealer back...

Land Rover Repair: Cyl 3 misfire, land rover discovery, 2003 land rover discovery
land rover discovery, 2003 land rover discovery, land rover discovery ii: You have to pull the plenum to change the wires. Most of the time in our shop we change the coil packs too, because we find that operation with faulty wires often damages them I suggest you attend to this promptly as it will only cause more troubl...

Land Rover Repair: going crazy !, electronic control, beeps
electronic control, beeps, passenger seat: You most likely have 3 different problems going on: 1) Start by checking the indicated fuses to be sure they are not burnt out. Otherwise, fuse failures 22 & 9 are probably a BECM (Body Electronic control module) failure. This is usually caused by spilling...

Land Rover Repair: Differential, rear hubs, rear differential
rear hubs, rear differential, prop shaft: First, drain the rear axle. Remove the 4 bolts (9/16ths each)from the rear prop shaft attached to the differential. Remove the rear wheels. Remove the 5 bolts from the center of the rear hubs on either side, allowing you to extract the half shafts from...

Land Rover Repair: Disc cutting out, crank sensor, discovery td5
crank sensor, discovery td5, tail gater: My first thought would be to check the crank sensor. It is common when they fail for the car to cut out or not start when warm and start again when cold. Secondly, it could be an EGR valve stuck open. This could explain the low brake assist. Alternatively,...

Land Rover Repair: EAS Fault, range rover, air suspension
range rover, air suspension, leaks: Hi Paul, I never recommend a coil conversion, I m a fan of the EAS and will help in any way I can for you to keep it. It sounds like you have several leaks that have persisted, and over time have worn out your air compressor. The RR shouldn t sink...

Land Rover Repair: Freelander Knock Sensor, vacuum hoses, independent mechanic
vacuum hoses, independent mechanic, radiator fans: P0171 indicates a lean condition, normally an air leak. P1471 and P1472 indicate the intake manifold flap motor is stuck. If the flaps are rattling, as they sometimes do, it could bring on the knock sensor code with low background noise. Flap motors are...

Land Rover Repair: Fuel Gauge, fuel gauge, fuel light
fuel gauge, fuel light, rare occasions: The cure is probably a new fuel pump module. That includes the sender for the gauge. On rare occasions the gaueges themselves fail but 90% of the time this situation is caused my a bad sender. If you wanted to be sure, you could take the workshop manual...

Land Rover Repair: 00' Disco II Chirp and bang, cardan joint, gearbox
Land Rover Repair: 00' Disco II Chirp and bang, cardan joint, gearbox

Land Rover Repair: 03 Land Rover Discovery, battery cable, check engine light
Land Rover Repair: 03 Land Rover Discovery, battery cable, check engine light

Land Rover Repair: '04 Disco 3 amigos disc warning lights, 3 amigos, td5
Land Rover Repair: '04 Disco 3 amigos disc warning lights, 3 amigos, td5, side wheel

Land Rover Repair: 1995 Range Rover 4.0
Land Rover Repair: 1995 Range Rover 4.0

Land Rover Repair: 1998 discovery 1 EFI coil pack, duty coil, accel ignition
Land Rover Repair: 1998 discovery 1 EFI coil pack, duty coil, accel ignition, litre

Land Rover Repair: 2001 Disco engine whine and gas tank trouble?, service engine soon light, gas tank
Land Rover Repair: 2001 Disco engine whine and gas tank trouble?, service engine soon light, gas tank, car dealership

Land Rover Repair: 2002 Discovery II, land rover dealerships, eurotech
Land Rover Repair: 2002 Discovery II, land rover dealerships, eurotech, land rover

Land Rover Repair: 96 land rover discovery won't start, injector pump, test light
Land Rover Repair: 96 land rover discovery won't start, injector pump, test light, fuel pump

Land Rover Repair: 99 Disco I - Won't start/stay running, connector
Land Rover Repair: 99 Disco I - Won't start/stay running, connector

Land Rover Repair: going crazy !, window regulator, hse
Land Rover Repair: going crazy !, window regulator, hse

Land Rover Repair: Freelander Knock Sensor, knock sensor, doing the right thing
Land Rover Repair: Freelander Knock Sensor, knock sensor, doing the right thing, mechanic

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover alarm question, good luck
Land Rover Repair: Land Rover alarm question, good luck

Land Rover Repair: land rover electrical fault,2001 manual diesel, waterproof tape, windscreen
Land Rover Repair: land rover electrical fault,2001 manual diesel, waterproof tape, windscreen, dashboard

Land Rover Repair: land rover no spark?, stop pins, discovery 3
Land Rover Repair: land rover no spark?, stop pins, discovery 3, distributor base

Land Rover Repair: no power after warming up, fuel pressure, mufflers
Land Rover Repair: no power after warming up, fuel pressure, mufflers, full throttle

Land Rover Repair: Radio, computer chips, capacitor
Land Rover Repair: Radio, computer chips, capacitor, home computers

Land Rover Repair: Reset service interval indicator, service interval, freelander 2
Land Rover Repair: Reset service interval indicator, service interval, freelander 2

Land Rover Repair: TD5 Discovery 2001 model, engine wiring harness, 5 months
Land Rover Repair: TD5 Discovery 2001 model, engine wiring harness, 5 months, disco

Land Rover Repair: fog lights, fog lamp, fog light
fog lamp, fog light, fog lights: The light bulb is accessed from under the vehicle. Remove the round dust cover (about 4 inches wide) on the rear of the fog lamp, twisting counterclockwise to open. There is a spring clip, which resembles a safety pin, that you push in and push to one side....

Land Rover Repair: Gas tank filling issues, landrover discovery, discovery series
landrover discovery, discovery series, filler neck: There was a Technical Service Bulletin issued that addresses this problem. It involves replacing the trickle valve, which is located at the top of the filler neck. To replace it you would need to remove the filler neck. The part# is VU502530. Good luck...

Land Rover Repair: gear shift, gear shaft, release lever
gear shaft, release lever, shift knob: Is the release lever on the shift-knob broken? I ve seen this once and the RR was stick in R. There is a small screw in the front of the knob, remove that and the knob will pull off straight up. push down on the rod in the middle and the lever should...

Land Rover Repair: Help, range rover hse, coolant hoses
range rover hse, coolant hoses, head gasket: there are several possible problems that can cause overheating: -clogged radiator or coolant hoses -low coolant -bad head-gasket -bad water pump -bad thermostat. all of these should be checked thoroghly and DO NOT allow the engine to overheat, the...

Land Rover Repair: knocking at idle, piston slap, crank shaft
piston slap, crank shaft, catalytic converters: It s possible you head a knock from inside the motor but it s more likely the knock is the elements moving inside one of the catalytic converters. Look again and see if that s not the case. We do sometimes see old Rovers with piston slap, and you get the...

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover 2001 discovery SEII, expert mechanics, wheel speed
expert mechanics, wheel speed, trailer harness: The ABS, TC, Hill descent & check engine lights could be all related. A rough road signal from the wheel speed sensor will cause a check engine light and disable hill descent, traction control and ABS. I do not think it is related to the trailer hitch. ...

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover alarm question, discovrey, passcode number
discovrey, passcode number, land rover: If this is a US market truck, you ae going to have to haul it to a dealer or a specialist with a T4 or Autologic system. One of those systems is needed to talk to the alarm control unit. And until that s done, the alarm prevents the truck from starting...

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover Disco II TC Help, differential lock, carolina beach
differential lock, carolina beach, fusebox: You can remove relay 9 from the main fusebox under the hood in an emergency situation, e.g. to get you out of the sand. 1999 & early 2000 Discovery IIs had the early type transfer box with differential lock. If you have one of these, you can have the linkage...

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover Disco II-Gas Gauge and Window, gas gauge, fuel gauge
gas gauge, fuel gauge, window switch: No, I do not think these things are related. The window is more than likely a faulty window regulator (it is very common), but it could possibly be the window motor or window switch. Your gas gauge has probably stopped working because the fuel gauge...

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover Discovery oil pressure, oil pressure switch, land rover discovery
oil pressure switch, land rover discovery, main bearings: Hi Vincent, have you considered testing the oil pressure switch? Here some LR info that may help: Switch - oil pressure $%12.60.50 Remove 1. Release fixings and remove battery cover. 2. Disconnect battery earth lead. 3. Raise front of...

Land Rover Repair: Loud tapping in the engine, oil sump, timing chain
oil sump, timing chain, lifters: I ve seen slipped liners that sounded like a bad lifter, but louder. If the liner slipps low enough that the rings hit the top of it you ll get a loud click each time. You can check the liners position by pulling the heads or oil sump(you can see them...

Land Rover Repair: LR Discovery Stalling at Low Speeds, oil light, gunk
oil light, gunk, maf: simplest solution-the Idle air stepper motor may need cleaned. it s on the side of the throttle, it controls airflow at idle, if it s gunked up you won t have enough air. A can of carb-cleaner and some towels will de-gunk it. If that s not it then start...

Land Rover Repair: land rover electrical fault,2001 manual diesel, alarm sensor, testbook
alarm sensor, testbook, electrical fault: Hi Alex, could it be the Bonnet (Hood) alarm being triggered? It has a rubber conical cover, is located inside the engine compartment and rests against the hood or bonnet when it is closed. Check to see if rubber is seated properly. You can easily...

Land Rover Repair: land rover no spark?, rovers north, autozone
rovers north, autozone, multimeter: There is a step by step procedure in the workshop manual that you can do at home with a regular multimeter. You can buy a manual from Rovers North or Atlantic British online. You may need a whole distributor or you may have a power problem. Those are...

Land Rover Repair: Every light is lit up on my dash, land rover discovery, land rover specialist
land rover discovery, land rover specialist, land rover discovery ii: When I read the statement no one can figure out why, it means one of two things . . . 1) You have not found a capable Land Rover specialist to sort things out 2) You are not willing to pay a capable specialist to sort things out. There are no unresolvable...

Land Rover Repair: low sounding knock (not very Loud), cat converter, poor fuel
cat converter, poor fuel, adventure trip: A catalytic can collapse and either fall out the tailpip OR clog up the exhaust, either is bad. Knocking from poor fuel is typically at high engine loads, in this case I doubt fuel would have anything to do with your knocking. It sounds like it s mechanical...

Land Rover Repair: Noise when turned off, air suspension compressor I think, second gap, discovery 2
second gap, discovery 2, last legs: It does sound like the air compressor. The clunk could be a worn out compressor or compressor mounts. The compressor will run for up to 1.5 hours after the vehicle is turned off. If yours is worn, you will hear it as it is activated while the vehicle settles....

Land Rover Repair: your opinion on repair estimate and Extended Warranty, independent mechanic, independent land
independent mechanic, independent land, insurance adjuster: Usually those Freelander leaks stem from block failure, the $9000 problem the dealer told you about. The cost and time to strip it and see sounds right, but I would add that you may strip it and not be able to see a failur eeven then That is the problem....

Land Rover Repair: Problem with pump on '02 freelander 360° TD4, inertia switch, fuel pump relay
inertia switch, fuel pump relay, rubber button: Hi Kevin, Perhaps this will help: CHARGING AND STARTING – Td4 DESCRIPTION Starting The starting system on the vehicle comprises a 12 volt starter motor which drives the engine to start the combustion process. The starter converts electrical energy...

Land Rover Repair: p38 warning message, autologic, proper tools
autologic, proper tools, dse: It may be related to the work you just did, or it may be a new problem. The only way to know would be to check it out with the t4 or autologic test systems. Does the shop that did the work have one? If not, they d just be guessing, and I suggest you find...

Land Rover Repair: no power after warming up, landrover discovery, crank sensor
landrover discovery, crank sensor, o2 sensors: It sounds like a fuel pressure problem or a crank sensor. The crank sensor would be the cheaper of the 2 problems to fix. Fuel pressure should be at least 30 psi at idle. When it is warm it should be at least this. At 20psi or lower, it will run very poorly....

Land Rover Repair: Radio, fuse box, entertainment system
fuse box, entertainment system, fuses: I would say no. The first place to start, as a technician in a repair facility, would be reloading the entertainment system software. Obviously, this is not something you could do yourself. If you wish to check something on your own, you could try checking...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 2004 air suspension, range rover hse, 2004 range rover hse
range rover hse, 2004 range rover hse, suspension repairs: That sounds like a leak in the front, the computer will recognize this problem and shut down the air suspension (air suspension inactive message). This needs a LR specific diagnostic tool to read the code and re-set the computer. The codes given will point...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover Central Locking, Range Rover, P38
Range Rover, P38, door lock actuators: This is a very common problem in this car. It is almost certainly one of the front door lock actuators that is failing. You should address this problem relatively quickly because if it is the drivers door lock actuator and it fully fails, it can make the...

Land Rover Repair: Rangie classic fuel system, fuel pump relay, inertia switch
fuel pump relay, inertia switch, fuse panel: Tracing back from the fuel pump. the live wire should be white with a blue tracer, which then is connected to the rollover switch under the hood, which then goes back to the main fuse panel. It should be fuse 18. The wire then becomes white and purple, which...

Land Rover Repair: Reset service interval indicator, land rover service, service interval
land rover service, service interval, freelander 2: Your owner s manual should have the procedure for this, which must be followed exactly or else it does not work. If you don t have the manual, go to www.landrovertechinfo.com and look under owner info. Shops do the reset with the Land Rover service computer...

Land Rover Repair: Steering Wheel, control switches, road wheels
control switches, road wheels, steering wheel: Hi Luis, here is what LR instructs: Steering wheel $%57.60.01.30 Remove 1. Remove drivers airbag. +RESTRAINT SYSTEMS, REPAIRS, Airbag module - drivers. 2. Disconnect horn multiplug. 3. Centralise steering wheel with road wheels in straight ahead...

Land Rover Repair: Steering Wheel, srs airbag, rovers north
srs airbag, rovers north, steering wheel: It sounds like you have broken the spool that carries signals from the column to the wheel. You can mailorder a spool from any LR dealer, or Atlantic British or Rovers North. I suggest you buy a day s access to LR s service site and read up on what you are...

Land Rover Repair: Steering wheel coupler, cruise control system, financial background
cruise control system, financial background, steering wheel: It seems likely to me that it is a horn failure as a short circuit big enough to blow the fuse would be substantial and the rotary coupling has very small wiring, which would burn out before the fuse. I would suggest checking the wiring from both horns to...

Land Rover Repair: service engine soon "light", check engine light, loose gas cap
check engine light, loose gas cap: A loose fuel cap will trigger an evaporative fault and, thus, the check engine warning light. Once you have tightened it all the way, the fault code needs to be cleared with a scan tool. You should be able to do this with a generic scan tool by plugging...

Land Rover Repair: spark plugs, land rover discovery 2, land rover discovery
land rover discovery 2, land rover discovery, spark plug wires: To change the spark plugs, remove the spark plug wires (also called ignition cables) from the top of the spark plugs (not from the coil). Place a 13/16th spark plug socket on the spark plugs to remove using a suitable ratchet and extension. Unscrew each...

Land Rover Repair: no start discovery, crank sensor, rovers north
crank sensor, rovers north, more time consuming: If it were in our shop, or with a properly equipped specialist, our next step would be to look at the live data on the T4 or Autologic test screen. Without that equipment, you could purchase a workshop manual from someone like Atlantic British or Rovers...

Land Rover Repair: TD5 Discovery 2001 model, crank sensor, egr valve
crank sensor, egr valve, vechile: My first thought would be to replace the crank sensor and then to check all grounds and connections, cleaning and adding di-electric grease to all sensors and ECU connections. Then, check for a stuck open EGR valve or a possible failed injector. If one injector...

Land Rover Repair: TRACTION CONTROL LAND ROVER FREELANDER, land rover freelander, diagnostic equipment
land rover freelander, diagnostic equipment, dangerous situation: that sounds like a bad sensor or a problem in the controller. This is a dangerous situation, do not drive it like this. Have it checked out by a qualified LR tech with the proper diagnostic equipment to read the codes and diagnose/repair the issue...

Land Rover Repair: Can't start engine, land rover defender, battery connections
land rover defender, battery connections, immobiliser: The clicking sound indicates bad starter or low battery. It sounds like the starter to me. Check for bad grounds and also check battery connections, but it does sound like a bad starter. You can hit the starter with a large metal bar and sometimes it will...

Land Rover Repair: transfer case leaking 2003 Disco, permatex, mroe
permatex, mroe, transfer case: A minor leak is not a big concern, mroe of a nuisance. From where is it leaking? Some leaks can be repaired without removing the transfer box, while others are big jobs requiring removal of the transfer case. Permatex makes a spray product that may seal...

Land Rover Repair: VEHICLE OBDII COMPLIANCE, land rover discovery 2, land rover discovery
land rover discovery 2, land rover discovery, engine management system: Hi Gift Tobaiwa, actually, your Td5 complies with the OBDII standard of diagnostic messages. The Autotap device you mention should be able to read and reset the generic messages generated by all manufacturers. However, ther will be some LR specific features...

Land Rover Repair: 1995 land rover front caliper removal/repair, flexible brake hoses, master brake cylinder
flexible brake hoses, master brake cylinder, flexible hoses: Clamp off all four flexible brake hoses on the front. Remove both metal brake pipes from the flexible hoses. Remove the 2 large bolts that secure the caliper to the front hub. NOTE: It is important not to let the master brake cylinder drain out, as it...

Land Rover Repair: 1996 Disco Rear Cargo Door, land rover discovery, interior door panel
land rover discovery, interior door panel, gate latch: It sounds like you replaced the linkages in the wrong position. You will have to remove the interior door panel and sort the linkages out correctly, then you should be able to open the door. Your initial problem was probably a broken hair spring. The cheapest...

Land Rover Repair: 1997 Discovery 1, 3.9 V8i, fuel pressure regulator, fuel leaks
fuel pressure regulator, fuel leaks, vacuum hose: It sounds like you are getting about 50% of normal mileage. A very common cause of reduced mileage is the vacuum hose to the fuel pressure regulator has perished and should be replaced. Other casuse can be blocked exhaust, blocked catalytic converters, leaking...

Land Rover Repair: 1997 Range Rover 4.0 Suspension problems, becm, suspension problems
becm, suspension problems, led lights: That sounds like a communications problem, since the suspension works correctly then it s probably wiring between the suspension ECU and the BECM. The suspension ECU sends info to the BECM, the BECM puts the lights on the dash. Does the message center beep/show...

Land Rover Repair: 1998 DISCO LT230 TRNSFER CASE., expierience, linkage
expierience, linkage, remedy: This is a common problem due to lack of use; most vehicles are left in high gear and never used in low. Generally, the problem is in the shifter linkage and not the transfer box. Just try to lubricate the linkage and free it off. Once freed, make sure you...

Land Rover Repair: 1999 Range Rover 4.6 Transmission, mass airflow sensor, trans fluid
mass airflow sensor, trans fluid, air mass: I have to assume that the dealer said it needs an air mass meter because it flagged the relevant trouble codes. You may as well address this known problem first. I don t think your symptoms are related to this, however. Most transmission faults would...

Land Rover Repair: 2001 Disco II starting problem, crank sensor, output speeds
crank sensor, output speeds, network signal: Code P1884 is a CAN/BUS network signal, which can be triggered by an incorrect engine output speed relative to transmission input and output speeds. The crank sensor does not usually pull up any codes, but it definitely sounds like you need a new crank sensor....

Land Rover Repair: 2001 Land Rover Discovery II SE, land rover discovery, power steering fluid
land rover discovery, power steering fluid, road grime: It does sound like you need a power steering pump. 90% of the time this is the problem with this car. Yous should, however, be aware that somtimes the power steering box is problematic as well. I do not think this is the case with yours from what you describe,...

Land Rover Repair: 2001 LR Discovery SEII, overheating issue, land rover discovery, head gaskets
land rover discovery, head gaskets, rover engines: sounds like it may be a clogged radiator because of the stop-leak. if not a poorly done head-job could be your problem. the rover engines don t tolerate overheating well and your block may be toast, a leak in the gasket could be pressurizing the cooling...

Land Rover Repair: 2001 Range Rover check Engine light flashing, steering joints, brake rotor
steering joints, brake rotor, miss fire: Hi Theo, Thanks for your order! In regards to the vibration, it sounds like a warped brake rotor. If it were the tyres or steering joints, I would expect it to happen on acceleration and under load, not just on braking. Let me know if I can be of any...

Land Rover Repair: 2002 Disco2 Wiper not turning, wiper assembly, spidle
wiper assembly, spidle, wiper arm: It sounds like the locking nut on the base of the wiper arm has come loose. Set the blade to the desired position and lock the nut up. If this does not cure the problem, the wiper assembly must be replaced, but I have never seen one broken and never had...

Land Rover Repair: 2002 Freelander SE, electronic control unit, freelander
electronic control unit, freelander, rationality: All 3 codes are rationality checks. P0606 is an ECU (Electronic Control Unit) self check. The other two codes are checks between the acutal throttle angle to the expected throttle angle. I would suggest cleaning the sensors and collections, apply di-electric...

Land Rover Repair: 2002 range rover "clunk", rear axles, viscous coupling
rear axles, viscous coupling, rear differential: Changing the differential on its own should be sufficient. I have never had any spline wear. If the halfshafts are broken, they would be snapped. I do not think you need to chenge your front or rear axles. The clunking and the vibration when accelerating...

Land Rover Repair: 2003 range rover TD6(bmw engine), range rover td6, rear tailgate
range rover td6, rear tailgate, bmw engine: I would recommend checking for BCM codes and having your software updated as a starting point. The BCM will record faults with the security and locking system. I cannot diagnose any further without diagnostic codes. I would not recommend trying to do anything...

Land Rover Repair: 87 classic no start, air flow meter, rotor arm
air flow meter, rotor arm, inertia switch: Check to make sure the rollover (inertia) switch has not been activated. This switch is on the bulkhead on the passenger side. You can also crank the vehicle while spraying Easy Start into the air flow meter. If it starts, you most likely have a fuel pump...

Land Rover Repair: 88 Range Rover Classic., air flow meter, power steering hose
air flow meter, power steering hose, noid light: I would say you have a bad connection with injector exciter wire or you have connected that wire on the wrong side of the coil. You should be able to have the ignition on and flick the exciter wire to the positive side of the coil and hear the injectors pulse...

Land Rover Repair: '95 Disco 3.9 Fuel System and Other Problems, california emissions, fan clutch
california emissions, fan clutch, fuel rails: First, is there spark when you crank it? If a good spark is present, check the spark from the distrubutor cap to the spark plug. If no spark is present, I would inpect the distributor cap and rotor. Be very careful when removing the rotor as the distributor...

Land Rover Repair: 96 Range Rover, fuse box, engine fan
fuse box, engine fan, electric fans: do you mean the electric fans? if so then NO they shouldn t work all the time. This may be a problem with the ECU, a short circuit or a stuck relay. Pull the fan relays inthe engine compt fuse box, if they stop it s not a wiring problem. The mechanical...

Land Rover Repair: 97' Defender 4.0 V8, crank sensor, sensor switch
crank sensor, sensor switch, pressure flow: Check the fuel pressure. It should be approximately 37 psi. If it drops off when warm, replace the fuel pump. Crank sensors are also a big problemon this vehicle. Crank sensor failure will cause intermittent hard start and cutting out. Check these 2 out...

Land Rover Repair: 97 Disco With Crazy Speedo, crank sensor, fuel pressure
crank sensor, fuel pressure, speedometer: If you are talking about the speedometer and not the tachometer, then this is a separate problem from the rest. It would most likely be the speedometer transducer that needs to be replaced. It seems more likely that you are talking about the tachometer,...

Land Rover Repair: 97 Discovery LSE / Doors won't stay locked, door lock actuators, actuator
door lock actuators, actuator, lse: It sounds to me like the door lock actuators are out of adjustment, most likely one of the front ones. This usually happens because of binding linkages or because the screws securing the actuators have come loose, allowing the actuator to move back and forth....

Land Rover Repair: 97 discovery problem, rear view mirror, auto mirror
rear view mirror, auto mirror, crusie control: Sorry, by auto mirror I assumed you meant the auto dimming interior rear view mirror, not the side view electric mirrors. A failure of either door mirror could cause the fuse to blow, a blown bulb would not as there is no continuity to the bulb. Diconnect...

Land Rover Repair: 97 Range Rover Hse 4.6, range rover hse, turn on your radio
range rover hse, turn on your radio, radio code: First, reset the sunroof and the windows by holding each one all the way closed for 2 seconds at a time, and then open all the way to the bottom for 2 seconds at a time, close it again and hold until it says window set. You must do this for each window, one...

Land Rover Repair: 97 RR sump gasket, cylinder block, sealant
cylinder block, sealant, gasket: the p38a RR s ( 95-2002) use sealant, direct from the WS manual: 1. Remove all traces of old sealant from mating faces of cylinder block and sump. 2. Clean mating faces with suitable solvent and apply a bead of Hylosil Type 101 or 106 sealant to sump...

Land Rover Repair: 99 Discovery 2 Steering box leak, steering box, discovery 2
steering box, discovery 2, bottom seal: I have never seen a steering box on a Disco 2 leaking from the top. It is more likely to be a steering hose that is above it leaking onto the steering box. The feed pipe from the reservoir to the pump is right above the steering box. It is probably a leak...

Land Rover Repair: Air Conditioning Fault - 2002 Range Rover, blower motors, core temperature
blower motors, core temperature, test book: Hi Jonathan, The test book symbol can indicate numerous things. The most common problems are blend flap motors, heater core temperature sensor, blower motors and compressor fault. I (or you) would need to have the fault codes read to narrow the list down....

Land Rover Repair: Air Mass Meter, coolant temperature sensor, proper voltage
coolant temperature sensor, proper voltage, air mass: It is normal for them to be able to run without the air mass meter. It is more likely to be an ignition problem or the coolant temperature sensor. Check the timing, the centrifugal advance, vacuum and fuel pressure. Also, a faulty distributor rotor will...

Land Rover Repair: abs light, speed sensors, dry pavement
speed sensors, dry pavement, wheel speed: Did you replace all 4 ABS wheel speed sensors with new ones? Used ones are notoriously bad. Also, just replacing the sensors will not cancel the ABS code, they have to be cancelled with a factory compatible diagnostic scan tool. Additionally, the ABS light...

Land Rover Repair: Brown outs on electrical system, water ingress, high beams
water ingress, high beams, fuse box: Any model equipped with off-road equipment has the possibilty of water ingress, which will cause damage to the fusebox in the engine compartment. I have seen this a number of times. Also the multi-function unit in the passenger compartment fuse box occasionally...

Land Rover Repair: broken key, 1997 land rover discovery, land rover discovery, locksmith
land rover discovery, locksmith, land rover: You can call a locksmith to have it removed, but once a key breaks off in the ignition lock assembly it is time to replace it or it will eventually jam up and you will not be able to turn it. If you want a used one, you can try contacting us through our...

Land Rover Repair: Crankshaft Sensor (error code 0335 & p1884), crankshaft sensor, crank sensor
crankshaft sensor, crank sensor, sensor error: The crank sensor is on the left, rear side of the engine by the transmission. The connector is clipped onto the rear of the left hand cylinder head, above the transmission. There are 2 7 mm nuts that must be removed to take out the sensor. It is difficult...

Land Rover Repair: Cruise Control - 2002 Range Rover, vacuum unit, blown fuse
vacuum unit, blown fuse, rubber shock: 90% of cruise control failures are due to rotted hoses from the vacuum diaphraghm to either the vacuum pump or the brake switch assembly. I would properly mount the vacuum unit and check the hoses. For your problem with the horn, I would check for continuity...

Land Rover Repair: catalytic converter, muffler shop, catalyic converter
muffler shop, catalyic converter, catalytic converter: The catalytic converter is part of the exhaust system, but you would have to check with the place you are buying the exhaust system from to see if what they are selling includes the catalytic converter. The ticking noise you describe may indeed be the catalytic...

Land Rover Repair: computer code, land rover discovery, oxygen sensor
land rover discovery, oxygen sensor, heater element: This code means the heater element within the downstream oxygen sensor is burnt out and is open circuit. The oxygen sensor has 2 wires for the heater circuit and two wires for the sensor unit. You can do a comparison check against the other 3 sensors on...

Land Rover Repair: No crank 2000 Discovery Series II 4.0 V8, discovery series ii, exciter coil
discovery series ii, exciter coil, fuse panels: It sounds to me like the vehicle is set in passive arming mode with the key not being in synch with the exciter coil of the ignition. I suggest you have your key programmed and the exciter coil checked and the passive arming removed from the programming of...

Land Rover Repair: Disco 1 spark plugs, copper electrode, oxygen sensors
copper electrode, oxygen sensors, platinum plugs: Any spark plug can misfire. Platinum plugs have a smaller flame front than copper electrode plugs, but there is no correlation between a misfire and oxygen sensor failure. On this year and model, the oxygen sensors are not very reliable and do fail frequently...

Land Rover Repair: Disco 2 - Intermittant Misfire, air flow meter, vacuum gauge
air flow meter, vacuum gauge, crank sensor: The main problems with misfires in these cars are coils, plug wires and crank sensor. From your description, it could quite possibly be a blocked exhaust, although I would not rule out coils either. For the exhuast you can check with a vacuum gauge when...

Land Rover Repair: Disco stalls when going through mud water and even car wash., crank sensor, dicovery
crank sensor, dicovery, splash guards: I need to know if this is a Discovery I or Discovery II. There are vast differences between the two. Also, I assume that it is a petrol engine and not a diesel, but if I am wrong, please correct me. I will note, however, that you don t need to drop the...

Land Rover Repair: Discovery 2003 electric problem, rear windshield, switch failure
rear windshield, switch failure, fuse box: It is unlikely that your problem with the dash lights is related to the rear windshield wiper. The rear windshield wiper will not work at all if there is a door switch failure on any of the doors. You can also check the continuity to the rear motor, if there...

Land Rover Repair: Discovery brakes, vacuum line, vacuum tube
vacuum line, vacuum tube, brake booster: You need to put the spacer back. The second switch that has been forced out with the vacuum tube is the cruise control switch. The other switch is the brake light and, if applicable, the shifter interlock switch (so you can t take it out of park without...

Land Rover Repair: Dropped sleeve or head gasket, head gasket, cylinder compression
head gasket, cylinder compression, steel sleeve: If there is coolant leaking into the cylinder, it would most likely increase the compression. It usually decreases the compression and causes hydro-lock, bending the connecting rod, in the worst case. In this year and model the most likely cause of low compression...

Land Rover Repair: Eas fault, overhaul kits, air suspension
overhaul kits, air suspension, overnite: This is likely the standard problems with the RR EAS. Leaky springs and a worn out compressor. Sinking overnight is a sign of leaky springs, since it didnt come up when overloaded there probably wasnt enough air in the system to handle the extra weight,...

Land Rover Repair: Fault code P1470 & P1472, land rover freelander, 2002 land rover freelander
land rover freelander, 2002 land rover freelander, butterfly valve: It s not always as easy as replacing a part, in this case the codes are: P1470 Varable intake balance valve - always open P1472 Varable intake butterfly valve - alwsays open This could be any number of issues, most likely problems with the electronics...

Land Rover Repair: Fault codes, air flow meter, mass airflow sensor
air flow meter, mass airflow sensor, cylinder lubricant: 65 and 75 psi on the compression is extremely low. They should be at least 120 on cranking. I would suggest you do a cylinder leakage test to find out where the compression leakage is. It still could be just the sticky valves I mentioned earlier. The cylinder...

Land Rover Repair: Freelander fuel pump, fuel pressure gauge, inertia switch
fuel pressure gauge, inertia switch, fuel starvation: I would say forget about your voltage drop and amperage draw and check your fuel pressure with a fuel pressure gauge. See if fuel pressure drops when the problem occurs. Before proceeding, ensure all grounds and positive connections are clean and make a...

Land Rover Repair: Freelander Knock Sensor, vacuum hoses, independent mechanic
vacuum hoses, independent mechanic, radiator fans: P0171 indicates a lean condition, normally an air leak. P1471 and P1472 indicate the intake manifold flap motor is stuck. If the flaps are rattling, as they sometimes do, it could bring on the knock sensor code with low background noise. Flap motors are...

Land Rover Repair: Freelander TD4 3 door 2003, water ingress, rear storage
water ingress, rear storage, storage compartment: There is a 12 page TSB put out by Land Rover about water ingress on this vehicle. You can order it from Alldata or Mitchell. It is too involved to go into the various service procedures here, but it does discuss discuss the water ingress in the rear storage...

Land Rover Repair: Fuel Pump/ Electrical problem???, air flow meter, crank sensor
air flow meter, crank sensor, fuel gauge: Start by checking for spark. If there is no spark, replace the crank sensor. If there is spark, check the fuel pressure with a fuel gauge. If you can t check the fuel pressure spary some easy start into the air flow meter. If it starts, check for continuity...

Land Rover Repair: Fault code P1470 & P1472, intake plenum, plenum
Land Rover Repair: Fault code P1470 & P1472, intake plenum, plenum, electrical wiring

Land Rover Repair: O2 Sensor Fault Code 1171, air flow meter, hairline crack
Land Rover Repair: O2 Sensor Fault Code 1171, air flow meter, hairline crack, rr

Land Rover Repair: flashing lights, neutral safety switch, switch problem
neutral safety switch, switch problem, d light: I presume this is a Discovery II. Normally the flashing lights are a bad battery. If this doesn t fix it, it is most likely a rotary switch (neutral safety switch) problem. There is a Land Rover TSB on this particular problem. You can buy it from Alldata...

Land Rover Repair: freelander 2002 cruise control, cruise control module, sensor faults
cruise control module, sensor faults, control boxes: One of the more common problems with these were the steering wheel switches. It could also be a dry joint on the connectors, try cleaning all electrical connectors and applying di-electric grease. It also sounds like a cruise control module failure, but...

Land Rover Repair: over heating, head gasket, radiator repair
head gasket, radiator repair, independent land: If you are in the Los Angeles area, try www.britisheurotech.com . If you are in the US, but outside of the Los Angeles area, I would suggest doing an internet search for independent Land Rover repair shops or calling AAA (some chapters even allow you to search...

Land Rover Repair: Idle on a 1999 Land Rover Discovery, land rover discovery, throttle position sensor
land rover discovery, throttle position sensor, land rover factory: You will have to go to a shop with a Land Rover factory compatible scan tool, which would be a dealer or independent specialized Land Rover shop. You did not mention anything about a misfire before. If there is a misfire there would be codes. If you...

Land Rover Repair: instument panel lights, landrover freelander, e bay
landrover freelander, e bay, traction control: TC is traction control. You need to have it hooked up to a scanner to retrieve a fault code and diagnose the fault. You can try E-Bay for a cheap owners manual. There are also a lot of sites that sell reasonably priced owners manual. Finally, you could...

Land Rover Repair: Keyless entry, car stereo store, stereo shop
car stereo store, stereo shop, controller module: No, you can unplug it as much as you want it will not immobilize the car. These do suffer from moisture contamination. it is very evident as the connectors become green and moldy. If they can rig an aftermarket one correctly, it would start the car....

Land Rover Repair: key remote, land rover discovery, handset code
land rover discovery, handset code, door key: Sorry for the delay in answering, I wanted to double check my answer. Unfortunately, as I suspected, if the vehicle was locked and armed when you changed th remote battery, you cannot re-code the handset without the remote handset code, which in most instances...

Land Rover Repair: Land Lover Discovery Series 2 year 2002, land rover dealership, cape town south africa
land rover dealership, cape town south africa, piston ring: Try the following: 1) Check the fuel pressure to make sure it is within the parameters. 2) Clean all sensors and connectors and add di-electirc grease. 3) Clean the BECM. 4) Clean all grounds as well. 5) These vehicles sometimes suffer sticking valves,...

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover Discovery I ,95, land rover discovery, neutral safety switch
land rover discovery, neutral safety switch, faulty sensor: The sensor on the left, which you changed is the neutral safety switch. It disables the the vehicle from starting in anything other than Park or Neutral. It also operates the reverse light. It does not work with the transmission temperature sensor in any...

Land Rover Repair: landrover discovery td5 self levelling suspension, discovery td5, self levelling suspension
discovery td5, self levelling suspension, loud noise: depends on the noise, if it s a rumbling vibration it s probably the pump mounts, if the pump was faulty it wouldn t come up to height. You definately have leaks as it should not sink down overnight. How long till it sinks, and how fast does it come up...

Land Rover Repair: Mass airflow sensor, mass air flow sensors, air flow sensors
mass air flow sensors, air flow sensors, mass air flow sensor: The black soot on one side of the plugs is pretty common. It can be caused by sticky inlet exhaust valves, poor injection spray or an ignition problem. You still need to check for consistent spark on those cylinders and check the plugs for coolant contamination...

Land Rover Repair: O2 Sensor Fault Code 1171, land rover discovery, air flow meter
land rover discovery, air flow meter, oxygen sensors: There are two oxygen sensors, but 1171 is just lean on bank 1. Usually, code 1171 comes up in conjunction with 1174, which is lean on bank 2. These codes relate to air flow. Normally, when these two codes come up together, there is also a transmission gear...

Land Rover Repair: Phantom warning lights, shuttle valve, electrical failure
shuttle valve, electrical failure, sound 3: It sounds to me like an ABS modulator failure (usually a shuttle valve electrical failure). This will store a code, as will most faults, even after the lights go out. You need to have the vehicle scanned and these fault codes read. You can let me know what...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover P38 97 fast idle, obdii scanner, air flow meter
obdii scanner, air flow meter, throttle position sensor: It is unlikely to be the air flow meter, which is a very expensive part, as well. If it was an air flow meter, you should be able to see a code with anny OBDII scanner. It is more likely that you need to have your adaptations on your ECU re-set and have your...

Land Rover Repair: Replacing fuel filter, fuel pipe, plastic connector
fuel pipe, plastic connector, filter press: You can remove the fuel filter without damaging the red sleeve. You must push the fuel pipe towards the fuel filter, press the red sleeve in the opposite direction against the pipe. When fully compressed disconnect the fuel pipe from the fuel filter. I...

Land Rover Repair: range rover 1993 model 3.9, engine vacuum, dark smoke
engine vacuum, dark smoke, fuel pressure: I m not sure I understand everything you are trying to say, but based on what I do understand, I recommend the following: Check all connections from sensors and computer, clean connections and apply di-electric grease, check and clean all grounds, make sure...

Land Rover Repair: range rover p38, p38 range rover, range rover p38
p38 range rover, range rover p38, viscous coupling: Any Range Rover with over 70k miles almost definitely requires a new radiator. Even when they look OK, at that age they are usually not. Also, if there is a cold spot in the radiator, the viscous coupling won t activate and move enough air. I am not sure...

Land Rover Repair: S LIGHT LANDROVERDISCOVERY 2001 LE, neutral safety switch
neutral safety switch: It probably needs a new battery. Normally the S and M light stay on when you have a bad battery or bad connections or grounds to the battery. Additionally, after replacement of the battery, if the M and S lights are still on, it normally indicates trouble...

Land Rover Repair: Spark Plug Wires, failure rate, air injection
failure rate, air injection, plug wires: It is a lot easier to do if you take off the upper intake, especially if you have sceondary air injection. I would also change the coils while you have the upper intake off as there is a high coil failure rate and it is a pain to take the upper intake off...

Land Rover Repair: Surfacing Cylinder Head, discovery series ii, cylinder liners
discovery series ii, cylinder liners, porosity: You can probably go up to 30/1000ths of an inch. A good machine shop will be able to measure them and tell you how much it is good to take off. If your heads are warped badly, I would inspect the cylinder liners carefully for movement and porosity as any...

Land Rover Repair: self leveling system, rear end dropping, airsprings, rear spring
airsprings, rear spring, coil springs: This is most likely a leaky rear spring, and if one is leaking the other is about to start leaking. You can replace the springs, or if you do not like the leveling feature you can remove the airsprings and replace them with standard coil springs...

Land Rover Repair: no spark, crank sensor, discovery 2
crank sensor, discovery 2, coil pack: If there is no spark, it is more likely to be the crank sensor. Unless all the coils went bad at the same time (very unlikely), you would still get spark from the cylinders for which the coils were good. The crank sensor, however, would cut off spark from...

Land Rover Repair: transfer case and axles, tranfer case, rear diff
tranfer case, rear diff, transfer case: It is possible to run the vehicle in 2WD in diff lock. You could take the front or the rear diff off if you do this. But this will do you no good if the transfer case is the problem because as you stated they both run from the same transfer case. If you...

Land Rover Repair: WET ROVER, land rover hse, air flow meter
land rover hse, air flow meter, fuse box: It sounds like you may have dislodged the connection on the air flow meter or you may have got water inside. The ECU is behind the battery and could also have gotten water inside it, as could the fuse box. You need to check all of these items for water,...

Land Rover Repair: 01 rr hse P0452 for over two years now, purge valve, smoke test
purge valve, smoke test, filler neck: There is a valve in the fuel filler neck that can stick. It s a common problem in Discovery II of that year and we see it sometimes in Range Rovers. If those other possibilities are truly eliminated I d look at that and also do a smoke test to see if there...

Land Rover Repair: 02 Discovery, head gasket, autologic
head gasket, autologic, hdc: Well, you might need a modulator, but actually sensor and hub problems are more common. Find a shop with an Autologic or T4 (we use both at Robison Service) and see what the faults say. As to the temp spiking. . . assuming you got all the air out and it...

Land Rover Repair: '03 disco oil leak, head gasket replacement, intake manifold gasket
head gasket replacement, intake manifold gasket, disco oil: I would clean off the residue from the leak and add a tracer dye to the oil so the shop can shine an ultraviolet leak and see from where the leak is coming. Also, check and make sure the breathers on the valve covers are clear. if they are blocked, it would...

Land Rover Repair: 1971 transmission, output shaft, series iia
output shaft, series iia, cond: It sounds to me like the first motion shaft is gone or the lay gear is broken. It probably only works in 4th because 4th directly connects the clutch to the output shaft (main shaft), thus, eliminating all the other gears in the transmission. I am not...

Land Rover Repair: 1995 Land Rover Discovery, land rover discovery, door latch
land rover discovery, door latch, roof assembly: 1) You almost certainly need a new door latch. About $150, and a significant hassle to install because you have to take out the window frame for access. 2) Same as #1 3) The sunroof may be falling apart (fasteners loose) or the tracks may have failed....

Land Rover Repair: 1995 RANGE ROVER FUSE 12,13,14,15 FAILURE, last legs, electrical control
last legs, electrical control, compatible computer: It sounds like the BECM (body electrical control module)is on its last legs. It is located under the front passenger seat (in the US models). Usually the failure is caused by spilling a beverage or other liquid on it. It will most likely get worse and,...

Land Rover Repair: 1997 land rover discovery no spark, land rover discovery, crankshaft position sensor
land rover discovery, crankshaft position sensor, coil pack: Hi Nathaniel, could be the coil pack itself. Can you replace it with the original from your old engine? How about fuel being present with spark? If its the ECU you won t get spark or fuel. IF so, you ll need the help of the LR dealer to reprogram...

Land Rover Repair: 1998 range rover air suspension, range rover air suspension, overhaul kit
range rover air suspension, overhaul kit, overhaul kits: Repair is my choice, always. Most likely leaks, which will wear down the compressor faster than normal, so the compressor needs rebuilt at the same time. Your easiest option is a full overhaul kit: http://www.rover-renovations.com/Range-Rover-4-0SE-4-6HSE-Air-Suspension-Overhaul-Kits-s/96.htm...

Land Rover Repair: 1999 Disco II Transmission/Trans Case Fluid + Need Mechanic, land rover dealer, transmission fluid change
land rover dealer, transmission fluid change, cape canaveral fl: The fluids in that vehicle are not special Land Rover. with the exception of the ACE fluid, if you have a truck with the Active Cornering Enhancement option We recommend Mobil 1 lubricants and Castrol LMA brake fluid; the specs for every fluid in the truck...

Land Rover Repair: 1999 Range Rover, ac system, letters and numbers
ac system, letters and numbers, stereo system: The code means you exchange the radio with a service depot or a LR parts department. At least, that s what we do in the USA. Those disgnostic codes all lead to the same solution - swap the unit. I can t say what s up with the AC without seeing it. ...

Land Rover Repair: 2000 disco 2, advance auto parts, crankshaft
advance auto parts, crankshaft, mass airflow: Hi James, take it to a local garage or Advance Auto parts and ask to have the OBDII code read. Advance Auto does this as a customer service perk for free. This will give you a better idea on where to look. Could be a number of sensors, fuel temp,...

Land Rover Repair: 2004 Range Rover Electrical Problem, range rover hse, obd ii scanner
range rover hse, obd ii scanner, 2004 range rover hse: I am sorry to say there is a difference between a TRUSTED mechanic and one who is PROPERLY TRAINED AND EQUIPPED WITH ALL NECESSARY DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS. The fact is, you can t tell if the systems you checked are in proper working order without a factory level...

Land Rover Repair: 2006 Rangerover sport suspension fault, compressor assembly, rangerover
compressor assembly, rangerover, sport suspension: There was a recall on the early MkIII RR suspension compressors, call LR with the VIN and see if the recall was done on this RR, if not you should be able to get a free replacement. If not you may be due for a new compressor, check all the airlines for...

Land Rover Repair: 96 RR stalls, fuel pressure regulator, vacuum leaks
fuel pressure regulator, vacuum leaks, rear wheel arch: These connectors are not sold separately and the pipe assembly is a dealer item only. These pipes can be a struggle for anybody when they get stuck. Pull the outer cap off and then you can access the release ring inside. Good luck and don t forget to...

Land Rover Repair: 96 renge rover fuel pump, airtex fuel pump, renge rover
airtex fuel pump, renge rover, return valve: Hi Jose, It sounds like the dealer showed you the wrong pump. The fuel pump for 1999-2002 Range Rovers do not have a fuel return. All previous systems, have a fuel return, which is necessary for the function of those cars. You will have to get the right...

Land Rover Repair: 98 Land Rover Power Steering Leak, power steering leaks, high pressure hoses
power steering leaks, high pressure hoses, power steering fluid: I am sorry to say there is no one cause for power steering leaks like yours. Leaks from the reservoir, the lines, the pump, and the gear are all common. You just have to wash everything off and look carefully to see the leak source. Ar Robison Service...

Land Rover Repair: Alternator input drops with electrical load, fog lamps, fuse box
fog lamps, fuse box, electrical load: Either the alternator you installed is defective, or there is a main power distribution problem; i.e. a failure in the fuse box or power cabling to and from that and the alternator. You would be surprised how many so-called rebuilt alternators are just...

Land Rover Repair: Auto transmission, land rover discovery, gear failure
land rover discovery, gear failure, shift cable: If your Discovery goes back but not forward there is almost certainly a problem in the transmission. The only other thing to look at is the shift cable - sometimes the cables break and you can t engage the gears properly. But if you feel each of the detents...

Land Rover Repair: alarm, superlock, brooklyn ny
superlock, brooklyn ny, grandma: If the remote is not working, the first thing to do is to change the remote batteries. To disable the alarm with the remote, you should just be able to hit the unlock button on the remote. If the alarm is going off and the remote is not working, you can...

Land Rover Repair: brakes, pressure switches, dash lights
pressure switches, dash lights, power flow: The brake pump has probably failed. YOu can see the pump under the hood in front of the brake reservoir. If the pump is not running check to see if it has power. If not, you will need to get the wiring book and trace the power flow back through the relays...

Land Rover Repair: brakes, brake rotor, performance complaints
brake rotor, performance complaints, four wheels: If the only concern is acceptable wear, then you probably get two sets of rear brake pads for every set of rotors. However, that s not the whole story. If the rotors become grooved or rusty, they should be changed. In addition, new rotors and pads (fitted...

Land Rover Repair: Cruise Control and Horn, cruise control, tire rotation
cruise control, tire rotation, transfer case: Horn problems are most often the horns themselves. Cruise problems are most often brake switches or cracked vacuum hoses. The horn and cruise might each be 1-hour problems to solve, maybe a bit more. Parts costs . . . horns under $100, cruise parts under...

Land Rover Repair: Discovery suspension, discovery td5, air leaks
discovery td5, air leaks, conversion kits: The sagging is almost certainly the result of dry rot in the air bag on that corner. The thing is, you can buy coil springs for both sides for the price of one air bag, and the other will eventually fail too. So conversion is a common alternative to repair....

Land Rover Repair: discovery 2000 es auto seems to take along time getting into 4th gear, shuttle valve, dip stick
shuttle valve, dip stick, auto transmission: The delayed change up into 4th gear would lead me to believe the valve body has a stuck shuttle valve or a faulty solenoid. I would put an additive in the transmission and drive it for week or two. If it is still not working properly, you will have to have...

Land Rover Repair: discovery power steering, power steering, hoses
power steering, hoses, mechanic: The pump is probably $400. Hoses are $150. A gear is about $500. Any of those will take several hours to change at whatever labor rate prevails where you are. You could have one of those problems, or all of them. Being cynical, I d assume the worst of...

Land Rover Repair: Electrical Problem??, land rover discovery, front fog lights
land rover discovery, front fog lights, diagnostic charge: What you have to do it test the circuit. If you want to undertake that yourself, buy a day s access at www.landrovertechinfo.com and download all the relevant wiring diagrams and test procedures for those circuits. You ll then have the same info a dealer...

Land Rover Repair: Electrical Problem '99 Disco lights, land rover discovery, yevonne
land rover discovery, yevonne, disco lights: Hi Yevonne, I can tell you that LR electronic problems can be really weird sometimes. A dim headlight may indicate that voltage is not adequate for the bulb to light fully. You should remove the lamp and see if the socket bulbholder is clean. They have...

Land Rover Repair: engine stalls, film canister, fuel pressure
film canister, fuel pressure, ckp: the gearbox fault comes as a result of the stall, ignore that. the most common reason for stalling is a gunked up Idle Air stepper motor, it s on the throttle body, looks like a 35mm film canister. Remove it and clean with a can of carborator/choke cleaner....

Land Rover Repair: Fan belt tensioner 1996 Discovery, fan belt, belt tensioner
fan belt, belt tensioner, power steering: Sorry if I m not a lot of help on this . . . we don t have that engine here in the states. On our motors the belt is tensioned by a spring-loaded tensioner. You pop it down with a bar, slip the belt over the roller and you re done. I would not be surprised...

Land Rover Repair: Freelander 2.0 TCI diesel cold starting/driving, mass air flow sensor, throttle position sensor
mass air flow sensor, throttle position sensor, mass air flow: Sorry for the delay, I had a long think on this one. From your description, I gather the engine will not rev up when cold, even though you can maneuver the vehicle in reverse. The puff of white smoke leads me to believe you have one or more faulty injectors...

Land Rover Repair: 1997 land rover discovery no spark, coil assembly, amplifier
Land Rover Repair: 1997 land rover discovery no spark, coil assembly, amplifier, job

Land Rover Repair: 2004 Range Rover Electrical Problem, plastic shelf, cover test
Land Rover Repair: 2004 Range Rover Electrical Problem, plastic shelf, cover test, quarter window

Land Rover Repair: Cruise Control and Horn, horn button, cruise control
Land Rover Repair: Cruise Control and Horn, horn button, cruise control, discovery

Land Rover Repair: discovery 2000 es auto seems to take along time getting into 4th gear, td5, trev
Land Rover Repair: discovery 2000 es auto seems to take along time getting into 4th gear, td5, trev, will take some time

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover Discovery V8 (1998) Starting Problems, security system, radio
Land Rover Repair: Land Rover Discovery V8 (1998) Starting Problems, security system, radio

Land Rover Repair: land rover starting issues, coolant leak, coolant
Land Rover Repair: land rover starting issues, coolant leak, coolant, gaskets

Land Rover Repair: M and S lifhts flashing, battery voltage, alternator
Land Rover Repair: M and S lifhts flashing, battery voltage, alternator, low voltage

Land Rover Repair: transfer case, transfercase, high position
Land Rover Repair: transfer case, transfercase, high position, transfer case

Land Rover Repair: fault code 0300, 0301, 0303, 0305, simultaniously, firing on all cylinders
simultaniously, firing on all cylinders, plug wires: If the truck were here ar Robison Service the first thing we d do would be to change to the correct Land Rover plug, because we have found these motors to be sensitive to that. Also, you do often get simultaneous failures of old plug wires as they fail when...

Land Rover Repair: fuse box landrover discovery ll 2000, fuse box, filler plug
fuse box, filler plug, wiper arms: The transmission is a sealed unit. The filler plug is on the right, front side of the transmission oil pan. I do not recommend checking it yourself as the vehicle will have to be running and there is a good chance you will get burned. I don t really unerstand...

Land Rover Repair: HELP PLEASE, land rover dealer, head gasket failure
land rover dealer, head gasket failure, engine coolant: The dealer may be right. They can do a test for exhaust gases in the coolant. Have they done that? Head gasket failure was common on the Land Rover V8 motor, but it s actually pretty rare on the BMW motor, which is what you have in an 03. It sounds...

Land Rover Repair: Over-heating Discovery Series II, cylinder head gaskets, discovery series ii
cylinder head gaskets, discovery series ii, radiator fluid: The noise you have described, the one that sounds like a small animal trying to climb out, sounds like a symptom of severe overheating. I would have the car block tested to check for blown cylinder head gaskets and/or block problems. These engine suffer...

Land Rover Repair: hi John, there is this H shape light on dash, land rover discovery, differential lock
land rover discovery, differential lock, john hope: Hi Kaarem, It couldd be that your differential lock was activated. In the owner s manual it states: Differential lock - AMBER Illuminates whenever the differential lock is engaged. If the light remains on after the differential lock lever is moved...

Land Rover Repair: Ignition problem with the 2000 landrover dico SII, steering wheel, occurence
steering wheel, occurence, landrover: It sounds to me like you have pressure on the steering lock. It is a normal occurence if the steering is locked on the curb at a tight angle, thus, putting pressure on the steering lock. You need to hold pressure on the steering wheel, turning it further...

Land Rover Repair: Intake Gasket/Water Pump, applicable tools, manifold design
applicable tools, manifold design, temperature gauge: There are no special tricks to either of those jobs. Both can be done with standard hand tools. I can t really say if YOU can do it because I have no idea of your capabilities. I will say this: At a dealership, those jobs would be rated for a mid-level...

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover, fear of failure, fuel gauge
fear of failure, fuel gauge, freelander: Most people would just drive the vehicle until the pump failed, and change it then. However, the gauge reading halfway probably indicates a problem with the sending unit, wich is integrated with the pump. So pump replacement might address your fear of failure...

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover Discovery 98 100 miles, land rover discovery, discovery 98
land rover discovery, discovery 98, car need: there could be any number of problems with low power, dificult do narrow down with that information. oil should be changed with the engine OFF, if you drain the oil with the engine running you ll starve the oil pump and destroy the engine. Oil level...

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover Discovery V8 (1998) Starting Problems, land rover discovery, starter solenoid
land rover discovery, starter solenoid, engine temperatures: Take a test light and have an assistant see if there s power at the starter solenoid when that s happening. If so, replace the starter. If not, get the workshop manual and wiring book and follow the circuit back to the ignition switch. The starter and...

Land Rover Repair: Leaking oil at 90k, drive shaft, sludge
drive shaft, sludge, hoses: We get jobs like that here at Robison Service all the time. On the engien, we d look at the timing cover seal and the water pump. We d look in the engine for sludge. We d do all the maintenance parts including wires. Underneath we d doo all the fluids...

Land Rover Repair: Lotsa Issues 1997 Disco, obd ii scan tool, tie rod ends
obd ii scan tool, tie rod ends, cv joints: 1) The window lifter unit has probably broken. 2) Check for broken front end components, including CV joints and all bushings and tie rod ends 3) Take the console top apart and change the bulb. Buy a workshop manual from Rovers North or Atlantic British...

Land Rover Repair: l322 air suspension compressor, 2005 range rover, early model years
2005 range rover, early model years, air suspension: No, the suspension pump for the early model years of the 4.4 (2003-2005 in the US) are different from an 06 model. If you need a used suspension pump for a 2003-2005 Range Rover 4.4, we have one at www.britisheurotech.com. If yours is actually a 2002 Range...

Land Rover Repair: land rover disco 96 4 wheel drive, high pitch sound, general mechanics
high pitch sound, general mechanics, best of luck: Hi Kelley, could be CV joint. LR mechanic or some experience general mechanics can do this. IF you lock in the diff, you by-pass the problem BUT you should only do this for a short time. Driving on payment with diff lock High should only be done...

Land Rover Repair: land rover discovery 91, land rover discovery, low voltage wiring
land rover discovery, low voltage wiring, oil leakage: If you are correct about the not sparking properly, you should be loking at the other ignition components. Check the cap, rotor, wires. Check the coil wire. Check the coil itself for signs of oil leakage (they are oil filled.) Check the low voltage wiring...

Land Rover Repair: land rover discovery brakes, land rover discovery, abs light
land rover discovery, abs light, spring type: I am having a little difficulty deciphering your message, but it sounds like you are describing the usual response when the ABS system is activated. i.e. a pulsating sensation in the pedal, illumination of the ABS light and a loud spring-like sound. This...

Land Rover Repair: land rover discovery II performance problem, land rover discovery, obdii scanner
land rover discovery, obdii scanner, land rover discovery ii: Hi John, A standard OBDII scanner will read most engine problem codes, and will give you a point to start looking. This happened to my wifes Disco last winter, it ended up being a bad spark-plug wire (code was misfire cylinder 6), so it was relatively...

Land Rover Repair: land rover starting issues, land rover discovery, vacuum problem
land rover discovery, vacuum problem, fuel pump relay: Hi Stevie, how old are those codes? Could be result of combustion or vacuum problem. Why did you replace the rad? Did you make sure the headgasket is in good condition? Was a pressure test performed on cooling system? How about a cylinder test? Could...

Land Rover Repair: landrover, torque specs, valve train
torque specs, valve train, valve cover: I m sorry but it s not just a number. You have to tighten those in a particular pattern, and they are torqued by angle of ratation, not absolute torque. Look in the workshop manual for a picture, and if you don t have one, buy a day s access at www.landrovertechinfo.com...

Land Rover Repair: landrover discovery wiper failure, little bit of snow, cold days
little bit of snow, cold days, wiper motor: You should never run the wipers with snow on the windshield. From your description, the most likely answer is that the motor has burnt out. You can check the nuts at the base of the arms to make sure they are tight, and the next step is to check to see if...

Land Rover Repair: M and S lifhts flashing, obd ii scanner, land rover discovery
obd ii scanner, land rover discovery, transmission controls: That means there s a fault in the electronic transmission controls. If yo shut off and restart and the light remains you will need to seek a shop with a T4 or Autologic or IDS system to read the computer and tell you what s going on. A simple OBD II scanner...

Land Rover Repair: Overheating Discovery Series II, discovery series ii, water temp gauge
discovery series ii, water temp gauge, head gaskets: The radiators on this car cannot be serviced. If there is a problem with the radiator, it needs to be replaced. I suspect your major problem is porous liners (cylinder bores). These can sometimes be replaced, at a good machine shop, but you may be better...

Land Rover Repair: yet another oil pressure issue ..., low oil pressure, head mechanic
low oil pressure, head mechanic, main bearings: Hi Bobby, I m not surprised by the dealers suggestion. I ve heard worse. I had the main bearing fail on my wife s 06 Saturn and it does make a noise - click that would increase with speed. Was under warranty and dealer was glad to push the bill to...

Land Rover Repair: Re: 2000 Landrover Disco II - CV Joint/Drive Train Failure, catastrophic failure, transmission case
catastrophic failure, transmission case, drive train: The double u-joint in the front driveshaft is permanently lubricated so there is nothign to service, and when they fail, your problem is often the result. In the future, I suggest you take down the driveshaft at your 30k services and check for tightness...

Land Rover Repair: range rover 1988, quick responce, rovers north
quick responce, rovers north, incoming air: You have to dismantle the dash and then the heater box to actually access the flaps. My best suggestion for that would be to contact Atlantic British or Rovers North and buy a workshop manual. It s a big job . . . a couple hours to get to the cables but...

Land Rover Repair: rbrakingange rover, abs pump, pressure switch
abs pump, pressure switch, range rover: The sound of the brake pump running when the brake pedal is pressed is not normal. Most of the time the problem is caused by a worn brake accumulator. Another common failure that can cause these symptoms is the pressure switch on the ABS pump. If the pump...

Land Rover Repair: replacing thermostat, drive socket, quarter drive
drive socket, quarter drive, inlet manifold: This can be done in two ways. Either remove the inlet manifold for access or you can just struggle to remove the thermostat with the manifold in position, using a quarter drive socket set with extensions. This is a very tight, awkward job. You wil probably...

Land Rover Repair: Series 11a hopping, series 11a, clonk
series 11a, clonk, petrol engine: It sounds like you have a petrol engine. The cutting out is either a carburetor problem or an ignition system problem. There is no way for me to tell you anything more specific without more detail. The clonking noise in the driveline is very common in...

Land Rover Repair: Stalling 2000 Disco, stalling, no start
stalling, no start, crank sensor: The most likely causes of these sypmtoms are faulty crank sensor and faulty fuel pump. When it cuts out, check to see if it has spark. If it has no spark, it is the crank sensor. If it has spark, check the fuel pressure. If it is too low (generally 20...

Land Rover Repair: Starting problem '02 Freelander, camshaft position sensor, mass air flow sensor
camshaft position sensor, mass air flow sensor, crankshaft position sensor: Hi Randy, there are a number of problems that can cause these symptoms, mass air flow sensor, crankshaft position sensor, and even the fuel pump or relay. MAF is expensive to replace and best if purchased from reliable source. CPS failure is rare but...

Land Rover Repair: Stuck in reverse, blown fuse, analog meter
blown fuse, analog meter, transfer fluids: Hi Bob, sorry for the delay. I have a cold (I too live in the North). Seems like the typical description of brake pedal switch. Where you are stuck in Park (which is the usual case for most LR owners) or Reverse (1st time I ve heard this), I think...

Land Rover Repair: Sunroof doesnt want to close, andthen, potholes
andthen, potholes, sunroofs: The original sunroofs that Land Rover used in the Disocvery were plagued by problems like you describe. They have a new mechanism that addresses those issues; it costs about $400. You take the side panels down from the interior, then lower the headliner....

Land Rover Repair: series 3 misfire, haynes workshop manuals, plug gaps
haynes workshop manuals, plug gaps, carburetor problems: There is nothing special about a Series III ignition. If it misfires you look for bad points, bad condensor, mechanical wear in the distributor beyond the obvious issues of plugs, wires, cap rotor. Then you look at the coil and its wiring. Finally, there...

Land Rover Repair: sluggish performance, diagnostic answers, lucky guess
diagnostic answers, lucky guess, t4 test: Since you have modified the motor the usual diagnostic answers might not apply. What we would do at Robison Service is this: We d connect the T4 test system and take the vehicle onto the highway with one person monitoring the live data display and another...

Land Rover Repair: no spark no fuel, land rover discovery, obd scan tool
land rover discovery, obd scan tool, land rover discovery ii: If the alarm is locking it out all you can do is try locking and unlocking with the pushbutton on the key. If that does not work there is nothing more to be done at home. You need an Autologic or T4 system to talk to the secutiry module and reset it. An...

Land Rover Repair: temperature control sensors, control sensors, automatic discovery
control sensors, automatic discovery, temp sensor: That s nothing more than a guess. There are many possible causes for that symptom and it s just as likely to be some other problem as a temp sensor. I suggest you find a shop with a T4 or Autologic test system and have them drive it while watching the live...

Land Rover Repair: transfer case, fuse panel, electrical issues
fuse panel, electrical issues, hi tim: Hi Tim, There are several free downloads of the workshop manual, including the owners manual, google land rover rave CD . the transfer case neutral message is traditionally caused by a fuse in spot # 11 in the fuse-panel under the passenger seat,...

Land Rover Repair: trouble code p1562 on 2003 land rover discovery, land rover discovery, transmission control unit
land rover discovery, transmission control unit, transmission control module: P1562 indicates a battery supply problem to the transmission control unit or the engine control unit. I would first clean all battery grounds and feeds, check the battery conditioin then the alternator output ,and then proceed to check the transmission control...

Land Rover Repair: 04 Disco Dash/Steering Rattle, road condition, electrical components
road condition, electrical components, odometer: It s really impossible to guess about noises without seeing the vehicle. It could be in the dash, under the car, under the hood . . . my best advice is to find a Land Rover expert and show the vehicle to him. You need someone with real experience on them...

Land Rover Repair: '04 RR suspension, facebook, twitter
facebook, twitter, eas: No, it is not normal. If it raises up that must mean it goes down when it is parked, right? If so, you have a leak which should be fixed because the action of raising every day will wear out the compressor and sensors. Good luck with your repair. And...

Land Rover Repair: 1996 Land Rover Range Rover dies while driving, land rover range rover, rover range rover
land rover range rover, rover range rover, land rover range: No. If the filter were clogged you d be fine at idle and run out of gas at speed. If the mechanic you use suggested that as an explanation of your stalling I d suggest you find someone more qualified with a better understanding of technology. The best way...

Land Rover Repair: 1998 discovery problem, crank sensor, sticky valves
crank sensor, sticky valves, tank fuel: There s an article on sticky valves on my main website that may explain your problem. Go to www.robisonservice.com service land rover advice and you ll find it. There are many possibilities but this is one you may not have thought of, that s common...

Land Rover Repair: 1998 RangeRover V8 4.5 Fuel injection, crank sensor, presure valve
crank sensor, presure valve, fuel gauge: The part you refer to as a tire valve is the fuel pressure connector port for a fuel gauge. The rail does not need to be pumped. Check for spark. If no spark is present, try changing the crank sensor. If there is a spark, check the fuel pressure at the...

Land Rover Repair: 2000 Range Rover, conversion costs, rovers north
conversion costs, rovers north, suspension repair: It sounnds like your air suspension has failed. I d suggest you give serious thought to converting the vehicle from air to coil springs, which do not give trouble. You can buy kits from Atlantic British or Rovers North. Here at Robison Service, the conversion...

Land Rover Repair: 2001 Disco SE II, obd ii scanner, scanner port
obd ii scanner, scanner port, external fuel: If you smell gas you either have a totally different problem or you knocked something off while going at the idle valve. In any case, the idle valve should not affect starting. I doubt if the fuel pump is clogged; we never see that. I d suggest finding...

Land Rover Repair: 2002 Discovery Tranny Fluid Check, factory workshop, workshop manuals
factory workshop, workshop manuals, warning light: The fluid is checked via the fill plug on the left front side of the transmission. You run the car on a lift and set the fluid till it just starts to run out. It s all done from beneath the vehicle. There is no warning light for low fluid. I don t have...

Land Rover Repair: 2002 LAND ROVER DISCOVERY, land rover discovery, facebook
land rover discovery, facebook, red light: It sounds like a security lockout. Try inserting the key in the driver door, and locking and unlocking the vehicle. If that dows not clear it, and the remote fails to clear it, you will have to tow the truck to a dealer or a shop equipped with a T4 or Autologic...

Land Rover Repair: 2003 Discovery Exhaust, exhaust smoke, plastic hose
exhaust smoke, plastic hose, light flashes: Based on your description it sounds like you have a serious misfire, and you will damage your truck if you continue to drive it that way. When the check engine light flashes you are damaging the vehicle and you should never drive that way. It s hard to...

Land Rover Repair: 95 discovery, raditor, facebook
raditor, facebook, electric fans: It s not going to overheat in traffic unless something is wrong. On a 1995 the most likely guess is that the radiator is clogged. That said, you can fit electric fans and I believe Kenlowe sells kits to do just that. Good luck with it Check out my car...

Land Rover Repair: 99 Discovery II, land rover dealer, oxygen sensors
land rover dealer, oxygen sensors, o2 sensors: My instinct is to agree with the dealer on this. I have seen many problems like yours caused by sub-par aftermarket parts. If you truck was in our shop that s where I would start. However, there may be something more going on and I d caution that it may...

Land Rover Repair: BRAKE PEDAL HARDNESS & Head Lamps, land rover discovery, xenon lamps
land rover discovery, xenon lamps, manual gears: You did not say if you have gas or diesel engine. The brakes are boosted by vacuum, and the problem you describe is almost certainly a loss of that vacuum boost. In the gas engine the vacuum comes from a tap on the intake manifold. On the diesel it comes...

Land Rover Repair: belt / tentsioner, land rover discovery, spring tension
land rover discovery, spring tension, facebook: You put a long wrench on the nut in the center of the idler and push to swing the tensioner loose. After swapping the belt, you release the wrench and the spring tension holds the belts. It s sort of automatic Good luck with your repairs. Check out...

Land Rover Repair: changing intercooler, range rover td6, facebook
range rover td6, facebook, hard job: We do not have that engine here in the USA, so I can t answer from experience. On older Defenders, though, it would be a few hours work and the newer ones are generally more time consuming because there is more stuff on them. You may want to buy a day...

Land Rover Repair: code 1471, intake manifold, freelander
intake manifold, freelander, new england: P1471 points to the failure of the variable intake manifold in a Freelander. It s about a $1,000 part, several hours to replace it. There is a repair kit for a bit less money but in my experience at Robison Service in New England the whole manifold is needed...

Land Rover Repair: conversion from air suspension to coils, air bag suspension, coil suspension
air bag suspension, coil suspension, air suspension: I would definitely recommend the spring conversion. You will not notice any difference in the ride and it is cheaper to maintain. If you go off-roading the air springs make no difference as the front is not lifted. If this is the case, I would recommend...

Land Rover Repair: Disco2 V8 Auto Box, gearbox manufacturer, gearbox oil
gearbox manufacturer, gearbox oil, hot weather: Whatever it is, it is almost certainly within the gearbox. I d suggest you remove it and send it to a ZF agent for overhaul(ZF is the gearbox manufacturer, not Land Rover) It s going to cost less to fix it now, while it s basically working, than if you...

Land Rover Repair: Discovery II air suspension problem, passanger side, discernible difference
passanger side, discernible difference, botom: It sounds to me like the rear air springs have gone either gone down or raised up. If the back has lifted up, it would need a new valve body. If the back has gone down, you need one or two air springs. I would recommend a spring conversion. There will...

Land Rover Repair: Discovery II SLS bouncing, suspension repair, catalog houses
suspension repair, catalog houses, would appreciate your feedback: You may have a sensor problem, or there may be an issue with the height control valves. Many people - when faced with your situation - elect to convert their Discoveries to coil spring rear suspension. Coils don t give any trouble, and conversion is cheaper...

Land Rover Repair: Discovery II Transmission Maint, mobil 1 synthetic atf, internet recommendations
mobil 1 synthetic atf, internet recommendations, facebook: I suggest you drain and refill the pan but do not pull the filter. If the fluid comes out really black, repeat the drain and fill 2-3 times. You fill the transmission from underneath via the plug on the side. My best suggestion is that you find a shop that...

Land Rover Repair: drivers door lock stuck, hacksaw blade, latch pin
hacksaw blade, latch pin, facebook: When that happens you have to replace the latch. But you first have to open the door!! What we do is remove the rear door and then reach forward with a hacksaw blade to cut the latch pin. The pin is a 1/8 wire that s replaceable for about $20. Then you...

Land Rover Repair: Engine leaks, land rover discovery, engine leaks
land rover discovery, engine leaks, 2003 land rover discovery: Hi Ryan, I couldn t say if you d have this problem again in 90,000 miles. I ve seen this problem with other 03 Disco s and the work you quoted is on the high side but not by much. I know a fellow owner who had his 03 worked on in Vermont and it except...

Land Rover Repair: Engine leaks, land rover discovery, engine leaks
land rover discovery, engine leaks, 2003 land rover discovery: Does the truck leave spots on the ground? Do the leaks bother you? If the answers are no, you can leave most leaks alone. When evaluating leaks you must decide if the leak is something that could blow out and blow up the vehicle, or if it s just a drippy...

Land Rover Repair: Fan Belt Tensioner, internal spring, belt tensioner
internal spring, belt tensioner, fan belt: The belt tensioner does not cause overheating unless the belt actually comes off. If the belt is correctly installed and the truck overheats you need to look elsewhere for the cause. The tensiner is automatic; that is, an internal spring holds the belt tight...

Land Rover Repair: Discovery II air suspension problem, air pipe, pinhole
Land Rover Repair: Discovery II air suspension problem, air pipe, pinhole, airbag

Land Rover Repair: jerking while driving, blackpool illuminations, waste money
Land Rover Repair: jerking while driving, blackpool illuminations, waste money, gearbox

Land Rover Repair: rear hub assembly repair 2004 discovery, axis, consumption
Land Rover Repair: rear hub assembly repair 2004 discovery, axis, consumption, tension

Land Rover Repair: U-Bolt??, u bolt, u bolts
Land Rover Repair: U-Bolt??, u bolt, u bolts

Land Rover Repair: Head Gaskets/Coolant Leak, combustion gasses, intake manifold gasket
combustion gasses, intake manifold gasket, coolant leak: Your Rover may well need those things. At Robison Service we receive overs from all over the East coast for work like that. Does your truck need more or less? There s no way to tell without seeing it. Is the list real or a fantasy of a hungry service sales...

Land Rover Repair: Ignition coil, intake manifold, ignition coils
intake manifold, ignition coils, diy: Hi Matt, for DII models you ll have to remove the intake manifold & MAF to get to the coils. Some brave DIY ers have said they ve been able to reach around behind the manifold but my hands are too big for that. Send me an email and I ll reply with a...

Land Rover Repair: jerking while driving, land rover discovery, 2004 land rover discovery
land rover discovery, 2004 land rover discovery, crank sensor: It s really hard to say. Ou could have been feeling the engine cutting out briefly, which might signal a crank sensor problem or some other issue. You might also have somethng going on with the transmission. I d suggest ou find a real Land Rover expert...

Land Rover Repair: Land Rover, land rovers, kts
land rovers, kts, land rover: KTS and Esitronic do not have much on Land Rover. You ll do better buying a day s access at Land Rover s official service website, www.landrovertechinfo.com. If you need constant access it s cheaper to buy a subscription. That s what shops like ours do....

Land Rover Repair: Landrover 90 1988: Brake dragging when it gets hot, master brake cylinder, brake servo
master brake cylinder, brake servo, vacuum hose: You can check various online catalogs for pictures of many of the various parts for which you are looking. Here is a link to Defender 90 brake parts on Atlantic British s site: http://www.roverparts.com/Nxt/search.asp?page=1&Dropdowndescription=Defender+90&Category=BRAKES...

Land Rover Repair: LR DISCOVERY 1998, johannesburg south africa, bush trips
johannesburg south africa, bush trips, facebook: The most common cause of performance loss is the camshaft - the lobes wear flat and you lose lift. That would be the first place I d look once basic fuel injection setup and timing are ok. Good luck with your repair. And check out my car blog at http:://robisonservice.blogspot.com...