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Land Rover Repair: Oil filter area leaking - too much pressure?, oil filter housing, pressure relief valve
oil filter housing, pressure relief valve, oftenly: Check the oil pressure. The normal is about 2.2-2.7 bar (30 to 40 lbf/in 2 ) at 2500 rev/min with engine warm. Check the oil filter housing at the oil cooler s ending. That oftenly broken if It was tighten too hardly. I think flushing is not a good solution.....

Land Rover Repair: Oil leak 2001 Discovery, high pressure hoses, high pressure hose
high pressure hoses, high pressure hose, oil hoses: Hi Dave, glad to read that your oil leak was resolved. Water pump replacement must have been a surprise. I believe the gearbox fill plug is in front and high while the drain plug is low and rear on gearbox. At least that is the placement on my 95 Disco....

Land Rover Repair: Oil lek and rattling, crankshaft pulley, gasket seal
crankshaft pulley, gasket seal, oil leaks: Hi David, could be a gasket seal failure on the crankshaft pulley, the large pulley just above the oil filter. Oil leaks down and right on top of the oil filter. As for an engine rattle noise, I suggest you have it examined by a mechanic. Could be anything...

Land Rover Repair: Oil in Radiator defender 90 tdi, cylinder compression, classic symptom
cylinder compression, classic symptom, cause and solution: Hi Karamchand, If ONLY the coolant is contaminated, AND enging gaskets are ALL ok, I would suspect the radiator. You could perform a compression test on the radiator. Most local rad shops can do this test for you. Even IF the oil is not contaminated,...

Land Rover Repair: Oil Seal Failure, seal failure, less than three months
seal failure, less than three months, oil seal: Why does the dealer think you should pay to reseal the intake twice in such a short time? I would not expect to pay to have the same job doen over again. Leaks like that are, sadly, common on the 01 Discovery motors. They are usually irritating, as...

Land Rover Repair: Oil Sump, steering damper, t rush
steering damper, t rush, oil sump: Hi Lee, changing the sump gasket is a few hours of work. You have to: loosen the steering damper and trackrod, remove the bolts from the sump, lower the sump, carefully remove the old gasket, clean the two mating surfaces (use brake cleaner),...

Land Rover Repair: Oil and Transmission Leak and ABS light, sensor faults, fluid leaks
sensor faults, fluid leaks, transmission leak: Hi Rich, ABS problems are common with Land Rover s. Could be ABS sensor faults, wiring, ABS modulator faults. A LR testbook found at dealer could locate the problem quickly for you. With the ABS kicking in on turns, I d stop at your local LR dealer and...

Land Rover Repair: Oil water mix, and gear oil light now coming on, land rover models, head gasket problem
land rover models, head gasket problem, land rover discovery: Some Land Rover models have an oil cooler in the radiator. If so, the lines can crack allowing fluids to mix. I suggest you check to see if you have that. Also, the gearbox temp light is alomost always a false alarm in my experience here in the USA. ...

Land Rover Repair: Overheat, coolant level, engine gaskets
coolant level, engine gaskets, radiator cap: Hi Richard, here s a checklist that will help you out: ENGINE OVERHEATING Before conducting any cooling system diagnosis: 1. Is coolant level correct? NO - Allow engine to cool, top up level to expansion tank seam. YES - Continue. 2. Is...

Land Rover Repair: Overheating, coolant system, temp gauge
coolant system, temp gauge, cylinder sleeves: Hi Joey, be careful not to drive the car too far with the temp gauge maxing out. The cylinder sleeves can loose their welds and drop, thus ruining your engine. It sounds like a bad plug somewhere. Could be the rad, could be the heater matrix (source...

Land Rover Repair: Overheating, coolant level, air bubbles
coolant level, air bubbles, initial diagnosis: Hi Fergus, from a cold engine, remove the reservoir cap and start the engine. Let the engine idle and watch to see if air bubbles appear in reservoir. Normal method of releasing airlock is the above. Keep the coolant level at the proper level. Too...

Land Rover Repair: Overheating-2000 Discovery, radiator cap, dip stick
radiator cap, dip stick, water loss: It sounds like the motor may have internal damage. I have an article on this in the rover news, which i think you can find online at www.roversnorth.com - search for robison on rovers. read about dropped liners and overheating (2 articles) Repair can...

Land Rover Repair: Overheating 2002 Disco II, coolant water, pipe tip
coolant water, pipe tip, footwell: Hi Tony, it could be a plugged radiator, the vicous fan is no longer working, air blockage somewhere in the cooling system. The water dripping into the passenger footwell is a common problem as usually associated with the drainage line for the AC - the...

Land Rover Repair: Overheating on my 99 Disco 2, temp gauge, garbage pail
temp gauge, garbage pail, calcium deposits: Hi Brandon, I would flush the coolant completely from your Disco. It is possible that either you have a blockage of air or some sort of deposit within the lines or the rad. Flush out ALL of the coolant then run a garden hose thru the system to see what...

Land Rover Repair: Overheating Discovery, coolant system, fan clutch
coolant system, fan clutch, engine failure: Hi Don, could be within the engine itself. Have you pressure tested the coolant system within the engine? Could be a blown headgasket. Hope not. Don t allow the engine to run at high temp levels as this will eventually lead to serious engine failure....

Land Rover Repair: Overheating Range Rover 4.6, labour charges, thermostat
labour charges, thermostat, range rover: Hi Adrian, thermostat canister for a RR 4.6 is about $60 at Atlantic British - much higher if bought at dealership. Install would be 1 to 2 hours of labour, depending on ease of removing old thermostat canister and if no damage is found. Could be...

Land Rover Repair: Overheating, land rover discovery, male lion
land rover discovery, male lion, temp gauge: Hi Mike, welcome to the select world of LR ownership. We all have a love - hate relationship with our LR s. A long standing tradition is to give you LandRover a name! Many years ago, when we bought our Disco, our son named ours Simba from the Lion...

Land Rover Repair: Oxygen Sensor Identification, o2 sensors, oxygen sensor
o2 sensors, oxygen sensor, catalytic converter: Hi Greg, Bank A(or bank 1) is driver s side, sensor 1 is upstream or pre-catalytic. Which leaves you with Bank B (or 2) on passenger side, and sensor 2 would be downstream or post cat. no.1 sensors are upstream, no. 2 is downstream. hope this helps,...

Land Rover Repair: Oxygen Sensors, land rover discovery 2, land rover discovery
land rover discovery 2, land rover discovery, land rover specialist: The gear ratio fault almost always signals a bad mass air senosr. OUtside of that tip, I d suggest you find a qualified Land Rover specialist to look at your truck. Most general repair shops are not going to be familiar with the peculiarities of these vehicles...

Land Rover Repair: Oxygen sensore Code1187, oxygen sensor, ohm meter
oxygen sensor, ohm meter, sensore: The codes is telling you there is a short in the wiring for the oxygen sensor heater circuit. To solve this, use an ohm meter to measure the resistance of the heaters. If one is indeed lower or shorted yo need to fin dout why. You ll need the wiring diagrams...

Land Rover Repair: o2 sensors and the Catalytic Converter, o2 sensors, independent shop
o2 sensors, independent shop, factory warranty: The short answer: No, you should not expect that. I can t second-guess the dealer but I will say there maybe alternate sources of that catalyst at lower cost. But is there a qualified independent shop to put it on? For parts, try Rovers North, 802...

Land Rover Repair: o2 sensors or catalytic converter, obd ii code reader, o2 sensors
obd ii code reader, o2 sensors, obd ii code: Hi Vince, the vacuum pump and hoses are an integral part of the ignition system. I m glad Lulu is back to normal and I hope it did not cost you very much. Still...followup on those NJ clubs and get to know where you can service your Disco as local as possible...

Land Rover Repair: obd II code, engine sensors, obd ii code
engine sensors, obd ii code, serval times: The code means your oxygen sensor is not recording the engine switching to lean (it cycles rich/lean serval times a second) as it should. This code does not point to a specific repair. You need to find a shop that s capable of looking at the actual data...

Land Rover Repair: oil leaks, oil hoses, oil leaks
oil hoses, oil leaks, fluid leak: *********** Follow up ************* Yogi, here is a website that may help you with some of the repairs your Disco would need: www.discoweb.org Regards, JohnMc ********************************************* Hi Yogi, the fluid leak problem...

Land Rover Repair: oil leek and ratling, abnormal operation, ratling
abnormal operation, ratling, point thanks: Hi David, overfilling the transmission fluid may cause problems within the transmission. It could cause abnormal operation within the transmission because the fluid is not performing correctly. Transmission fluid does not compress, while air does and...

Land Rover Repair: oil light flickering, advance auto parts, tensioner pulley
advance auto parts, tensioner pulley, power steering pump: Hi Susan, just like to say bravo and encourage you to continue to question how your Disco works. Your observations may indicate a link to your serpentine belt. Check to make sure it is not worn or loose. Sometimes a tensioner pulley can begin to...

Land Rover Repair: overcharging alternator, regulator problem, beam light
regulator problem, beam light, low beam: Hi Rick, that sounds like a regulator problem. I had two volt.reg s fail on my old Disco. I swore the new one was working...I was wrong. Too bad you don t have a spare alt to swap in to see if there are other possible causes. Can you isolate the...

Land Rover Repair: overhaeting, coolant pump, coolant leak
coolant pump, coolant leak, coolant temperature: Hi Amer, I m in Quebec, Canada. Where are you located? Have you checked the heater core (LR calls it the heater Matrix). To replace this baby, you have to dismantle part of the dash and the steering column. Yes, that s right - steering column! ...

Land Rover Repair: overheated and not starting, gasoline smell, head gasket
gasoline smell, head gasket, cylinder head: These are very wrong signs. If the cooland has leaked, and if you didn t realize quickly, the engine can overheat in 2-3 minutes! Mostly if the engine s load is great. The piston can stuck and dissolve where it touched the cylinder. When the engine had cooled...

Land Rover Repair: overheating: 1996 LR Discovery automatic, radiator hoses, coolant line
radiator hoses, coolant line, engine coolant: Hi Susan, it could be a temperature sensor fault. Its possible that air is trapped somewhere in the system but after all you have done, I d start to look at the sensors, specifically the one located on your ZF transmission. Strange your LR dealer has...

Land Rover Repair: overheating, land rover north, service notifications
land rover north, service notifications, temperature sensors: Hi Jenelle, its possible that the water pump is not working. Have you flushed the entire engine? There are temperature sensors that could be faulty too. My suggestion is to have your Disco examined at your local LR dealership. You can ask to see what...

Land Rover Repair: /overheating., engine cooling system, calcium buildup
engine cooling system, calcium buildup, temp gauge: Hi CJ, wow...your message sure is, er, exciting. An erotically hot Rangie engine attracted to red lights...at least its not moist. * Enough foreplay... this sounds like either a temperature sensor or thermostat problem. Usually, the thermostat behaves...

Land Rover Repair: overheating, discovery 98, light gauge
discovery 98, light gauge, ventillator: First try to steam clean the cooler! It s a very oftenly fault. Between the cells it can be very dirty, and the air cannot go through. Then check the ventillator which driven by the belt, when the coolant is hot. Stop the engine and try to rotate the fan....

Land Rover Repair: overheating, blown head gasket, land rover discovery
blown head gasket, land rover discovery, infared thermometer: Well, it could be either. It could also be a clogged radiator or even a blown head gasket. And finally, it might not be overheated at all. Get an infared thermometer and check. Look on my web site, www.robisonservice.com under service rover articles...

Land Rover Repair: overheating Disco II transmission, land rover dealer, yukon border
land rover dealer, yukon border, infrared thermometer: Hearing your story, I would recommend using an infrared thermometer to determine the actual temperature of the gearbox and oil. If it s not hot, you have a switch problem. But if it is hot, I recommend a genuine LR exchange gearbox. Field rebuilds don t...

Land Rover Repair: Another overheating LR Discovery, fan clutch, fan side
fan clutch, fan side, leeward side: Hi Nick, you re in luck. Two months ago, I was having the same problem with my 95 Disco. I replaced the thermostat, flushed the coolant but the gauge still rose above the usual middle position. Eventually, it overheated and began to boil over and vent...

Land Rover Repair: overheating, coolant line, temperature guage
coolant line, temperature guage, engine coolant: Susan, there are other temperature sensors on the Disco: the MAF (mass air flow) has a temp.sensor that monitors the temp of the air entering the engine. If too hot or faulty, usually the ecu will be trip an error and you d see a service engine light....

Land Rover Repair: oxogen sensor, land rover discovery, catalitic converter
land rover discovery, catalitic converter, sorry cant: sorry but this is something you will wont a tech to do you need a special socket for this bad boy but i can explane where it is . its the o2 sensor on the driver side of the motor (bank one) on the exahust pipe behind the catalitic converter (sensor two) (sorry...

Land Rover Repair: oxy sensors and fuel pump, spark plug wire, o2 sensors
spark plug wire, o2 sensors, fuel mixture: Hi Sheila, the O2 sensors detects oxygen after the engine has fired the oxygen/fuel mixture. IF your O2 sensors were failing I doubt it could cause the engine to stall. This is probably a different problem and, according to your description, it could...

Land Rover Repair: oxygen sensor replace, oxygen sensors, catalytic convertor
oxygen sensors, catalytic convertor, o2 sensors: Hi William, I believe there are two O2 sensors on your 96 Disco. Both can be found on the exhaust Y pipe just before the catalytic convertor. You ll have to raise the Disco and remove the Y pipe. Its the safer means of removing the O2 sensors. ...

Land Rover Repair: oxygen sensor, mass air sensor, advace auto
mass air sensor, advace auto, catalytic convertor: Hi Darryn, your 03 Disco has 4 O2 sensors; 2 before and 2 after the catalytic convertor. The code, P0130, indicates an O2 sensor circuit malfunction on Bank 1, Sensor 1, which is the front sensor on the LH bank. LR code means : stoichiometric...

Land Rover Repair: P0420, p0420 catalyst system efficiency below threshold bank 1, threshold bank
p0420 catalyst system efficiency below threshold bank 1, threshold bank, catalyst system: The catalyst is a one-piece unit; left and right are together. I suggest you change the o2 sensors at the same time as you change the catalyst. There should not be any other issues from running like this, except for failing state emission test as you noted....

Land Rover Repair: P0709 Transmission Range Sensor Circuit Intermittent problem, bmw 325i, bmw owners
bmw 325i, bmw owners, intermittent problem: Hello B.: I m not sure where to locate that sensor on a BMW 325i. I would go to the following website for BMW help: http://www.bmwworld.com/books/service_manuals.htm to get service manuals http://www.bimmerboard.com to chat with other BMW owners...

Land Rover Repair: P38 1998 Air suspenssion went down, suspenssion, safety conditions
suspenssion, safety conditions, interstate highway: Hi Nano, not to worry. The warnings are meant to indicate best ride and safety conditions given the fault level. If you are not driving the vehicle extensively at high speeds. I doubt you added any damage to the system that was already in need of repair....

Land Rover Repair: P38 auto transmission, discoweb org, prop shaft
discoweb org, prop shaft, website resource: Hi Jan, I had a similar problem with my 95 Disco. Mine would have a low grinding noise when I engaged 1st gear (I have a 5 speed manual), so I suspect that it is similar to yours. Noise increased tempo as I changed gears. I stopped short of driving...

Land Rover Repair: P38 No Dash lights at all - no ignition - no HEVAC - no brake pump, obd ii connector, diesel type
obd ii connector, diesel type, fuse box: You clearly have a power distribution problem. Go to www.landrovertechinfo.com for wiring diagrams for your vehicle. You ll have to pay for access but there s no other answer unless you find a RAVE CD to use. Anyway, one of the diagrams is titled Power...

Land Rover Repair: P38 engine knock, exhaust downpipe, crankshaft sensor
exhaust downpipe, crankshaft sensor, cam lobe: Hi Matt, knocking sounds can be caused by many things: catalytic convertor failure; reluctor ring teeth not positioned properly and hitting the crankshaft sensor; the rockers; a mushroomed lifter and worn cam lobe (flat spot); slipped cylinder lining...

Land Rover Repair: P38 keyfob programming and repair, turn the key, range rover
turn the key, range rover, push button: After replacing the battery you need to re-synch the key to the RR. Put the fob in the door and turn it to Lock, push the lock button, release and center the key. Turn the key to UnLock and push the UnLock button. That should re-set the key to your RR....

Land Rover Repair: PART NO FOR CATALITIC CONVERTER AND Y PIPE FOR A 1988 RANGE ROVER, roverparts, rangie
roverparts, rangie, exhaust system: Hi Jodi, I think your Rangie has separate cat pipes (left and right). Which model do you have? Here are a couple of sites that can help you with your Rangie, try the following website: http://www.motorcarsltd.com I saw one for about $450 ...

Land Rover Repair: Paint, gold paint, paint color
gold paint, paint color, parking attendant: Your problem is one of body shop skill, not Land Rover quality. Modern paint mixing systems allow a body shop to match the color on a car correctly, even if it s faded. I d insist the body shop get the paint to match. There is another issue, which is...

Land Rover Repair: Passenger Door lock, door latch, feedback page
door latch, feedback page, lr: You almost certainly have a bad door latch, a $200 part inside the door that will take 1.5 to 2 hours to replace. Do it soon because it could fail and the door won t open at all, and the technician will have to cut parts to get it open (much more $$) Good...

Land Rover Repair: Front Passenger Window Inoperable, john thanks, tight space
john thanks, tight space, window frame: Hi Christian, You ll have to lower the window further to see exactly what s gone wrong. The frame may have broken or lost a rivet weld. I have popped mine back into place but it cost me a few bruises on my knuckles. It s a tight space to work in. ...

Land Rover Repair: Performance chips for a Disco II, performance chips, jet performance
performance chips, jet performance, proper direction: Hi Scott, Have you tried the following sites: http://www.mm-4x4.com UK parts but they ship to US. http://www.motorcarsltd.com/land-rover-parts.htm Operate out of Texas and have extensive inventory and links. http://www.disco2.com an excellent...

Land Rover Repair: Please help. I have a 1999..., head gasket, salvage yard
head gasket, salvage yard, salvage yards: Hi Brian, Its difficult to say if you re being taken by this mechanic. Its true that a failed headgasket can leave coolant in any given cylinder. As for a crack or warped engine...you ll have to take his word or get a 2nd opinion from another shop....

Land Rover Repair: Pneumatic Suspension Range Rover LWB 4.2 County, range rover lwb, rovers north
range rover lwb, rovers north, home remedy: The only home remedy would be conversion to coil springs. Here in the USA you could buy the kit from Atlantic British or Rovers North for about $300 US. The air suspension will not work unless you have the Land Rover diagnostic computer connected to it...

Land Rover Repair: Poly V Belt over the pulley is squeaking, belt tension gauge, range rover lwb
belt tension gauge, range rover lwb, tension force: Hi Joe, could it be tensioner that needs to be replaced? IF its slipping, you can replace the belt (if old) or have someone check the tension force on the belt with a drive belt tension gauge. IF gauge measures 270N (non air conditioning) ; 295N (with...

Land Rover Repair: Possible cause/cure of 3 amigos ABS, wild goose chase, wheel bearing
wild goose chase, wheel bearing, shuttle valve: ************************************* Hi Ken, you may have caught on to something there. I wrote to some owners and got some positive feedback on your observations. There has been known problems with axle and bearing seals and this may very well be the...

Land Rover Repair: Possible starter problem, land rover dealer, freelander land rover
land rover dealer, freelander land rover, broom handle: Starter failures are pretty common in Freelanders. You can check with a test light to see if there s power at the starter when you turn the key. If so, rap the starter with a broom handle and it will probably free up and work a bit longer. I don t know...

Land Rover Repair: Power Door Lock and SRS Light, land rover specialist, independent land
land rover specialist, independent land, freelander: The passenger dook lock problem is almost always the latch, the part within the door. That s where I d look first. As to the SRS light - the only way to read the code for that light is with one of the specialist Land Rover test systems. So you need a...

Land Rover Repair: Power hesitation, not starting, and a leaky rear end., land rover discovery, 5 more minutes
land rover discovery, 5 more minutes, water jet: 1: The way you want to search the leaking is perfect. Get off the roof carpet, and somebody sprays the vehicle with low pressurized water jet, from EVERY directions (like front, sides, back roof, horizontal vertical), while another man is sitting in the car,...

Land Rover Repair: Power Locks, plastic pins, door latch
plastic pins, door latch, upholstery tool: Hi Brian, so the problem is the handles are not working? If your lock btns are up and then you attempt to open door but it does nothing...I ve seen this on my 95. Here is what I have done. I spray liquid wrench (a concentrated lubricant) into the door...

Land Rover Repair: Power Loss, discovery td5, filter clean
discovery td5, filter clean, vehicle configuration: The two vehicles should have similar power. Are your fuel filters and air filter clean? Do you have the same tires, and vehicle configuration? If so, I d suggest you have a local LR expert drive the truck and see if he thinks it really lacks power, and...

Land Rover Repair: Power Steering Pump Problems, piston slap, fuel injection problems
piston slap, fuel injection problems, vacuum leaks: Hi Todd, to determine if your PS bearings are bad, look for fluid leakage around the pump. Also, remove the serpentine belt and then spin the PS pulley - if the bearings are seizing, you ll hear or feel a slight grinding. Pulley should spin freely and...

Land Rover Repair: Power Steering pump noise, auto salvage yard, power steering pump
auto salvage yard, power steering pump, hi john: Hi John, could be the bearings that are wearing down, so its time to change the PS pump. Do you have a PS leak? You can always find a less expensive replacement from an auto salvage yard (wrecker over here in NA). I had to replace mine last summer and...

Land Rover Repair: Powerchip, power, MPG, To good to be True?, octane fuel, old cars
octane fuel, old cars, impressive results: Hi Willie, I don t have one in my 95 - no need. As for newer DI or DII, it may give you some additional power but is that worth $500? For a 2mpg gain, keep your money and pay the extra gas. An other owner wrote: it changes shift maps and fuel maps...

Land Rover Repair: Problems with Power windows, sunroof and bootlid, ranger rover, fault error
ranger rover, fault error, power windows: All those items are controlled by the center console switch pack. You probably need a new one, but the only way to be sure is to test it with one of the LR test systems, which can talk to the individual modules. If you are far from a service depot, I...

Land Rover Repair: p1314 p1313, muffler shop, head gaskets
muffler shop, head gaskets, catalytic converters: A clogged cat will cause poor running, an inefficient cat will only cause high emissions but not affect running. the codes are P1313-Misfire Catalyst Damage Fault Bank A P1314-Misfire Catalyst Damage Fault Bank B A good muffler shop should be able...

Land Rover Repair: p38 1997 heated seats, becm, heated seats
becm, heated seats, air suspension: the seats are switched inside the BECM by separate transistors. They share a fuse though I believe, the panel is under the passenger seat, by the door. There may be wiring issues as well, but after the fuse the most likely problem is the heater itself...

Land Rover Repair: p38 2.5 deisel bmw engine 1998s reg, throttle position sensor, self hope
throttle position sensor, self hope, bmw engine: Hi Joanne, many years ago, I had my Disco into the dealer and they could not diagnose a rough idle and stalls (so they told me). After spending $5000 to fix what they thought was causing the trouble, I picked up the Disco and it stalled in the dealers...

Land Rover Repair: p38 air suspension., airsprings, exact height
airsprings, exact height, air suspension: most likely leaky airsprings, they can leak some days, but not others because of the way they age. They will crack at the bottom and depending on how it s parked, and what exact height each spring is at, they may or may not leak. Just like brakes you...

Land Rover Repair: p38 door problem, door latch, interior panel
door latch, interior panel, front doors: Hi Dave, you have my sympathy. I ve never had to do this ... yet. I m haunted by door latch and pwr window problems but not this bad. I would strongly advise you to visit the following website for more specific help with your P38. www.discoweb.org...

Land Rover Repair: p38 dse air suspension 1999 model, leaky valves, consule
leaky valves, consule, air suspension: It sounds like the compressor relay (#20) failed and kept the compressor running. This over-pressurized the system and inflated the bags through leaky valves in the block. Replacing relay 20 is the right direction, but you have a hard fault which will need...

Land Rover Repair: p38 gear ratio switch, manual gearbox, john robison
manual gearbox, john robison, autologic: The transfer case is shifted by means of a motor on the side of the transfer case. If you are mechanically inclined you can remove the motor and manually spin the shaft to swithc from low to high range. If you switch it manually make sure you move it all...

Land Rover Repair: Will not come out of parking gear (Follow-up), land rover discovery, differential lock
land rover discovery, differential lock, beep sound: *********************** Follow-up ********** Hi Julio, Just out of curiosity, check the rear brake light bulbholders (reverse light bulbholder too) for any signs of corrosion. Remove the bulb and look into the socket...sometimes the corrosion is so...

Land Rover Repair: parts, rover models, raybestos
rover models, raybestos, aftermarket parts: Hi Larry, I am always on the lookout for aftermarket parts for my Disco. More are available for series I than series II but that will change over time. Some parts from BMW and Volkswagen (electrics) can fit onto my Disco I. Bosch makes electrics for...

Land Rover Repair: will not pass state inspection, land rover discovery, land rover discovery ii
land rover discovery, land rover discovery ii, diagnostic computer: Disconnecting the battery shouldn t have cleared the codes from the ECU, the dash light may go out, but the code should have been stored for the next time it s read. I m not sure about the no information , maybe their diagnostic computer can t read the LR...

Land Rover Repair: at peace with The Three Amigos, safety boards, voice your opinion
safety boards, voice your opinion, attorney general office: Hi pspaceman, so you are at peace with these 3 amigos. Good. I ve long given up hope of permanently fixing the ABS problem on my Disco and, like you, I ve come to terms with the warning light. My brakes are working fine and even though I don t think...

Land Rover Repair: possible blown head gasket(99 disc.II), blown head gasket, coolant leak
blown head gasket, coolant leak, compression test: Yes it could be a blown head gasket, but It was only the beginning. If you didn t stop rapidly, then the pistons could stucked. If it happened they milled the cylinders and itselves too. So, I m afraid It can cost so much, if you aren t lucky. If the engine...

Land Rover Repair: pover steering leaks, exchange boxes, skilled mechanic
exchange boxes, skilled mechanic, chaft: That shaft at the bottom of your steering box probably leaks because the shaft wobbles from wear. That s how they fail, and that s why they sell exchange boxes, not seal kits. I suggest you fit a box because trying to change the seal will be an endless...

Land Rover Repair: power, land rover discovery, high octane fuel
land rover discovery, high octane fuel, vacuum leak: Hi Colm, your welcome. Glad I can help. The brake problem you mention could be a badly worn brake pad, ceased caliper or an ABS problem. Have a qualified brake specialist inspect your brakes to determine the fault. The vibrating pedal is probably...

Land Rover Repair: power loss at 70 MPH, carbon buildup, filter line
carbon buildup, filter line, valve job: Hi Jason, I know of a few causes that can do this. The first to come to my mind was the exhaust valve sticking problem. Usually give same problems as you describe. Starts when engine is hot and on hot, humid days and long trips. Exhaust valves stick...

Land Rover Repair: power seat fuses, fuse box, seat motor
fuse box, seat motor, power relay: Hi Daniel, since you did not mention which model, I ll assume its a Disco I like mine: right power seat fuse #6 (20 amp) interior fusebox, activated with key in ignition; left power seat fuse is MF 3 (60 amp) engine fusebox. From the RAVE ETM:...

Land Rover Repair: power window stop, haynes manual, spot welds
haynes manual, spot welds, forum sections: Hi Dean, I believe its the regulator that does this. LR tech sheet is not very descriptive but the Haynes manual is much better. B&W photos help. Do you have a Haynes repair manual #3016? Well worth the price. It has to be a question of placement...

Land Rover Repair: no power, air filters, hesitation
air filters, hesitation, amplifier: Hello Tim, sorry for the delay. Sounds like ignition problems. You could start by changing your plugs, wires, fuel and air filters. Have your injection system cleaned and tested. You may want to have your engine flushed too. I ve noticed that older...

Land Rover Repair: too much pressure on cooling system, range rover county lwb, temperature gauge
range rover county lwb, temperature gauge, blown headgasket: Hi Chris, could be a blockage. Pressure test the radiator and then the engine itself. Flush the coolant and replace with fresh coolant. Obviously, the coolant is boiling over for some reason. I would suspect the radiator first and test accordingly....

Land Rover Repair: problem after resetting Service Engine light, inertia switch, independent mechanic
inertia switch, independent mechanic, spider unit: Hello Al, this sounds like you ve affected the alarm system. Flashers activating and door locks not working is the key here. Can t be the inertia switch...that would trigger flashers but also cut fuel from engine. Here s what you can do: as soon...

Land Rover Repair: problem with right-hand suspension, repair job, solenoids
repair job, solenoids, air suspension: I assume that means you re not driving it? There could be a number of different things wrong. A bad height sensor will cause a permanent lean, a problem with the driver module will prevent one spring from getting any air, a failed spring will do the...

Land Rover Repair: proportioning valve, john robinson, safety system
john robinson, safety system, thanks in advance: This is not my area of expertise, I recommend asking John Robinson for a more detailed answer. The brakes are a safety system in your vehicle, if you do not have a full understanding of how they work, I would advise you NOT to modify the system in any...

Land Rover Repair: Just purchased 1999 Disco ES, uneven appearance, sensor calibration
uneven appearance, sensor calibration, sags: hi, that could be a leak in the drivers side, or a problem with the height sensor calibration. does it lower down overnight or stay at the same height? If it leaks down you need to find and fix the leak. if it stays level overnight you need to have the...

Land Rover Repair: Just purchased 1999 Disco ES, land rover specialists, mail order
land rover specialists, mail order, accident damage: First, I will start by saying that your lean may be the result of accident damage or twisting of the body. Check that first. You may have a broken coil spring in front, or there might be a calibration problem with the air suspension in back. If the air...

Land Rover Repair: Questions about 1999 Disco II problems, vacuum lines, rear windows
vacuum lines, rear windows, cruise control: Hi Ronald, The rear window problem is common for our Disco s - both your series II and my older series I. Usually, its associated with either a faulty MFU (multi-function unit) or the window ECU (not the engine ECU). The soldered joints are prone to cracking...

Land Rover Repair: question not answered, spark plug wires, exhaust valves
spark plug wires, exhaust valves, fuel filter: Hi Josh, actually, you don t really have to contact me. The AllExperts system is automated...if I had not answered you question in 3 days I am sent a reminder automatically. Here s the answer I gave: Hi Josh, could be worn or faulty spark plug...

Land Rover Repair: RARO V8 auto, rover v8 engine, range rover v8
rover v8 engine, range rover v8, engine mountings: Hi Jim, here is what I found for V8 to 2.5 110 conversions... owner 1: Use Range Rover engine, gearbox and T-box then the only mod will be to the front engine mountings. Owner 2: I did this about 18months ago. Purchased a scrap RR Classic and...

Land Rover Repair: Radiator and Oil/Coolant leaks, jockey pulley, coolant leaks
jockey pulley, coolant leaks, landrover dealer: Hi Heather, yes, these problems are common AND yes you can separate these problems into smaller work orders and spread them out over time. Address the headgasket problem first. This can be very serious and it could threaten the life of your engine....

Land Rover Repair: Radio And All Audio Sources Skip, audio specialist, interferring
audio specialist, interferring, audio sources: Hi Thomas, do you have a CD changer? I ve seen this when the CD changer wiring harness was corroded. I removed the changer and noises stopped. I wonder if it s the security system that s interferring with the audio? You should find an auto audio...

Land Rover Repair: Radio Code unlock for 1998 Disco I, radio code, best bet
radio code, best bet, security system: Hi Morgan, Your best bet is to contact the local LR dealership and ask them to give you the code. The code for you vehicle is recorded according to your VIN and/or radio serial number. You can also request to have the owner s manual for your vehicle....

Land Rover Repair: Radio Code, land rover discovery, preset buttons
land rover discovery, preset buttons, radio code: 7581 is not a valid code. You have six station preset buttons on your radio, right? The code will use the six preset buttons. If you code was 1 6 3 4 2 you would push preset one, then six, then three . . . Some newer radios had ten presets but I don...

Land Rover Repair: Radio code, land rover discovery, radio code
land rover discovery, radio code, new radio: It sounds like the dealer has gotten the code Land ROver has on file for your truck, and they also removed the radio and looked up the code by the radio s serial number. Is that right? Did they explain that the truck needed to sit, key and radio on, for...

Land Rover Repair: Radio Removal, land rover discovery, radio pop
land rover discovery, radio pop, 2 pieces: Hi Rick, To remove radio, Pop the small vertical covers on each end of the radio. Find a metal coat hanger cut it into 2 pieces about 10 inches each. Bend them in a U You will see two sets of two holes on each side of the radio. Slide your special tool...

Land Rover Repair: Radio, alpine radios, gauge wire
alpine radios, gauge wire, radio model: Hello Elle, what is the model and year of your land rover? Let me know so I can give you further instructions. JohnMc NB: every LR radio model has a main fuse located in the rear of the radio. For older models, the key to removing the radio...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover, airsprings, full tank
airsprings, full tank, air suspension: This is very common, unfortunately most dealerships do not want to take the time to diagnose and repair the system, the just re-set the lockout and send you on your way, for it to fail again. Most likely you have a combination of leaky airsprings and a...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 1995 County LWB 4.2, highway speed, heater fan
highway speed, heater fan, montreal canada: It sounds like the brushes in the blower motor are no longer making contact - they are probably worn out from age and sitting allowed them to corrode and there you are. Try contacting Atlantic British, Brad at 800 533 2210 x 232 for a replacement heater...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 1996 SE, oxygen sensor, openion
oxygen sensor, openion, car condition: The PO130 code is an Oxygen Sensor out of range. I just reset them and go to see if it sets again. If so then replace. The vibration ring ist the harmonic balancer on the front of the engine. What kind of TCase leaks and how bad. Let me give you anumber...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 1998, ecu exchange, shop index
ecu exchange, shop index, diesel engine: Hei fra Canada, ystein, if you are having ECU problems it may be to your advantage to replace it. I have known some dealers to sell used ECU s. You are in a better position than Rangie owners in North America as you are much closer to the UK. I knew...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 2.5 Diesel Cold Start Problem, rangie, glow plugs
rangie, glow plugs, diesel pump: Hola Joo, It s possible that the glow plugs are at fault. Glow plugs and relay switches are the usual suspect. It s common for glow plugs to burn out on older Rangies. Just in case... make sure the engine is turning over quickly. This means a good...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 2001 4.0, loud thud, plastic tabs
loud thud, plastic tabs, prybar: Hi Andrew, sounds like either the window support arm is off-track and hitting the internal door frame or something else is obstructing the window gearing. It requires having to remove the door panel and inspection of the window operation while peering...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 2004 Air Suspension Inactive Error., negative cable, necessary procedures
negative cable, necessary procedures, air suspension: Hi Ilich, could be within the security system. Here is a website that has loads of details on this and the necessary procedures to correct them. Depends on which model and country you are in. http://rangerovers.net/repairdetails/becm/alarm.html ...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 2004 transmission, steering pumps, salvage yards
steering pumps, salvage yards, trasmission: Hi Daniel, have you looked at some reputable salvage yards? Here is a website that can search all over North America for auto parts. I ve used this to find brake parts, steering pumps and other components for my Discovery. I know you can find Rangie...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 4.0 would not re start , I need to wait 20 minutes+ to re start, proper test equipment, engine management system
proper test equipment, engine management system, faulty sensor: Hi Mark, this sounds like a temperature sensor problem. It s possible that data from a faulty sensor or wiring (?) has been interpreted incorrectly by the engine management system (EMS). The difficulty is to determine which sensor is sending the error...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 95 gear changing noise?, kind reply, favorable recommendation
kind reply, favorable recommendation, transmission problem: It sounds to me like you have a vehicle with a transmission problem. If you re looking at used cars I d suggest you keep looking unless the vehicle is inexpensive enough to warrant a $2500 repair. That is not a clutch issue, but if you removed the gearbox...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 95 nreg p38, strutmasters, other vehicles
strutmasters, other vehicles, rangie: Hi Paul, better to have your Rangie serviced by LR for more expertise with this type of Rangie. As for air suspension conversion, if you can install shocks and springs on other vehicles, you ll be able to do the conversion. Here s a company that...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover 96, wont move, accedent
wont move, accedent, transfer case: Sometimes the electric motors that shift the transfer case jam from lack of use. You may be able to get under the truck and rap with a hammer. Otherwise you are going to need the specialist LR test system to talk to the electronics and figure out what s...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover ABS, fax 361, master cylinder
fax 361, master cylinder, calipers: Hi Curtis, send me an email and I ll send you what I have regarding the front brakes on your Rangie Classic. Drastic pulls when braking are usually associated with the calipers, seized pistons, air, fluid problems or the master cylinder. Regards, ...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover Air Suspension Issues, range rover air suspension, discoweb org
range rover air suspension, discoweb org, suspension issues: Hi Michelle, in cases like yours, I would trust the LR mechanic if he insists that its a valve block. They ve seen enough of these problems to have a much better guess. You can try www.disco2.com or www.discoweb.org for suspension information. One...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover air suspension, range rover air suspension, piston ring
range rover air suspension, piston ring, air leaks: It sounds like a worn compressor has put it into soft fault, if the piston ring is worn out the compressor will run but not put air into the tank. there is a timer function in the ECU where it ll wait for the compressor to fill the tank to help raise the...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover Classic AC compressor not cycling..., ac compressor, power seat
ac compressor, power seat, rrc: There is no computer for RRC AC. The cycling is just controlled by the pressure switches. Test them with your wiring diagram and a pressur egauge and figure out what s wrong. There are some compinations of refrigerant level and temperature where the system...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover Classic Issues, latch system, door latch
latch system, door latch, reno area: Hi Cary, it could be a loose caliper or a problem within a caliper, such as a seized piston that won t retract after usage. You ll need to have the brake examined by a reputable brake shop. LR dealer can do this too but expect to pay more for parts and...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover County LWB Drivetrain Clunking, chitty chitty bang, chitty bang bang
chitty chitty bang, chitty bang bang, chitty chitty bang bang: Anything you suggest is possible. I really don t like to guess on noises over the Internet. Some are trivial, but others are life threatening. I d feel very bad if I made you feel it was nothing and you crashed a week later. I really suggest looking on...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover Door Locks, range rover p38, door locks
range rover p38, door locks, back doors: If the back door locks work fine that means you have a problem in the BECM - the $1,100 control under the passenger seat - or the individual door latches are bad ($225 each). If possible you should seek out a shop with the Land Rover test system. They...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover EAS System, eas system, rear spring
eas system, rear spring, range rover: So, this is the main problem with these cars. The air springs are getting old, and they loosing air pressure. You have to know these are cylindrical rubber springs, which turns back under ownselves. And there use to cracked. Not a big crack, rather lot more...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover EAS, slow response, air suspension
slow response, air suspension, tire company: Sorry for the slow response. Most likely they unseated one or both of the front springs. These can be re-attached easily, and re-inflated. Less likely is they damaged a height sensor, this will require replacement of the sensor and re-calibration of...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover electrical, throttle position sensor, range rover classic
throttle position sensor, range rover classic, auto electrician: Hi Drew...strange I thought I sent a response to this question already. AllExperts still list this question as unanswered...hmmm. I ll do this again... Not sure which engine you have BUT I ve had this problem in my 95 Disco. I don t suspect an electrical...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover fuse blowing, range rover classic, ammt
range rover classic, ammt, logical sequence: I don t have the electrical manual for your Model so I can t give specifics. Is it blowing instantly, or after a bit of time? If it s instant you have a dead-short, problem in the wiring most likely. If it s going after some time you have a problem...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover horn&cruise buttons not working, land rover specialist, electrical signals
land rover specialist, electrical signals, electrical harness: There is a good chance the spool - a part that carries electrical signals from the steering wheel to the column - is bad. The thing is, if you take it apart, you re going to need a Land Rover specialist with proper test gear to reset the SRS light. You...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover Moaning at 70 mph, drive shafts, deceleration
drive shafts, deceleration, transfer case: A noise from below the cabin is presumably in the transfer case, the transmission, or the axles and drive shafts. There is no common failure that results in a moan. As regards rapid deceleration below 30 you should put the car in neutral and try to...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover mystery door locks, door latch, upholstery tool
door latch, upholstery tool, plastic plugs: Bonjour Erik! a va? The problem you describe is quite common. You ll have to remove the door panel and adjust the locking mechanism on your door. The door panel is easy to remove but time consuming. Carefully remove the speaker, the armrest,...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover P38 1996 Immobilised, mechanical key, lockset
mechanical key, lockset, range rover: What s a Q plate? Sorry - I live on the other side of the pond and we don t have that status here. Entrance and starting security is very important and I doubt anyone would post this on the internet. You never know who s reading this. As far as removing...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover P38 Air suspension, range rover p38, rubber boots
range rover p38, rubber boots, air suspension: Alex, The suspension is designed to hold pressure at all times since it s a closed system. Under normal circumstances the susp. should not sink at all unless you lower it. Sinking indicates a leak in the system ,most common problem is the detoriation of rubber...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover P38 air conditioning belt, pulley bolt, range rover p38
pulley bolt, range rover p38, tensioner pulley: Hi Phil, here s how to remove the drive belt for you AC: COMPRESSOR DRIVE BELT - DIESEL Service repair no - 82.10.02 REMOVE ********************************* 1. Disconnect battery negative lead. 2. Raise the vehicle. WARNING: Support on...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover P38 Fuse and Blower Motor Problem, p38 range rover, range rover p38
p38 range rover, range rover p38, pitch speed: The first thing you ll need is a wiring diagram for your truck. You can purchase printed electrical troubleshooting manuals, or you can buy a day s access to Land Rover s official site, www.landrovertechinfo.com and download them. If you are patient, downloading...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover Sunroof, sunroof assembly, day job
sunroof assembly, day job, headliner: The tracks that the roof slides on break. To fix this problem, you drop the headliner and unbolt the sunroof assembly from the roof of the vehicle. You take the roof and slide mechanism out of the truck and dismantle and fix it on the bench. It s an all-day...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover Suspension, range rover hse, repair mechanic
range rover hse, repair mechanic, preferable solution: The air spring oldered after 7-8 years. You should change all! the air spring for new ones if you want to keep the car , otherwise you will get many-many problems. For example they can kill the compressor. So, the 4 air springs const about 800-1000 USD, but...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover shaking, wheel alignment, steering damper
wheel alignment, steering damper, stering wheel: Hello J.Moreno, this sounds like your steering damper. Its a common problem with Land Rovers and its easy to replace. Our LR s are very heavy and I suspect that the steering damper is just not stong enough to last more than 4 or 5 years, depending on...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover unable to start it, starter problem, battery terminal
starter problem, battery terminal, starter motor: Using a volt mater check the voltage at the battery terminal and the solenoid terminal on the starter. They should be 12 volts. If they are not, you need to find a fix a problem farther into the wiring. If they are 12v you have a starter problem. If...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover Wont turn over, security signals, electrical faults
security signals, electrical faults, negative cable: Hi Anthony, that is a strange problem. You could try disconnecting the negative cable from your battery. This should reset any latent security signals (?) that are pending. Reconnect the cable after a 10 seconds. You ll have to key in the radio security...

Land Rover Repair: Range Rover, transmission overhaul, repair specialist
transmission overhaul, repair specialist, zf: Here in New England, ZF would charge $1500-2000 for the transmission overhaul, plus the labor to remove and refit it and the fluid, filter, cooler lines and any othe rparts needed. Sometimes costs are higher when you find broken parts. Normally they...

Land Rover Repair: Range rover 1995 classic 2.5, operational note, warning sounds
operational note, warning sounds, message centre: Hi Nicola, you must have the anti-trap function on your vehicle. Not being a Rangie, owner, I am not familiar with this in my Disco. (just another feature that your Rangie has over us!) Here s the only info I have about this feature: Setting the...

Land Rover Repair: Range rover classic 1995, alternator pulley, range rover classic
alternator pulley, range rover classic, salvage yard: Hi Chris, this could be a pulley bearing failure. As the bearings grind down they make a high pitched squeal. Since your battery is not being charged, it could be that the serpentine belt is not applying enough pressure on the alternator pulley. The...

Land Rover Repair: Range rover ecm over exposed?, moisture ingress, protective environment
moisture ingress, protective environment, pressure spray: Hi Ann, To address your question, here s what LR has to say: The ECM is located in the Environmental (E) box, in the front left corner of the engine compartment. The E-box provides a protective environment for the ECM and is cooled by an electric fan....

Land Rover Repair: Range rover open book!, beep beep beep, land rover specialist
beep beep beep, land rover specialist, flow mechanics: Hi Phil, Your Rangies AC problem will have to be analzyed by either the dealers testbook OR a similiar device. Thanks to a very good article from Rovers North, there are some steps you can take to help solve your Rangies AC problem: Land Rover air conditioning...

Land Rover Repair: Ranger Rover 2004, clack clack, ranger rover
clack clack, ranger rover, air suspension: I m glad the air is still working, keep me in mind when (not if...) it gives you problems. That sounds like possibly a lifter not pumping up quick enough, an oil change with an oil flush from Lucas oil first should cure that. Follow the directions on...

Land Rover Repair: Ranger Rover EAS, oring kits, reservoir tank
oring kits, reservoir tank, ranger rover: This is most likely a combination of problems. The most glaring is a worn out compressor. Next is a slow leak that lowers your RR to the bumpstops overnight and drains the reservoir tank. The block does not need to be replaced, it can be rebuilt, we sell...

Land Rover Repair: Rangie 4.2 LSE, eas systems, personal preference
eas systems, personal preference, transmission issues: I don t have much hands-on with the classics, but they tend to have less robust EAS systems. The mechanicals are exactly the same as the p38A, but the ECU is less tolerant to problems than the p38A. If you keep it in good shape you should have no issues...

Land Rover Repair: Rattling when cold., oil contamination, discovery 2
oil contamination, discovery 2, valve clearances: Hi Peter, sounds like your mechanic is guessing too! It would be a shame to spend so much and the problem still exists. You ll want some assurances from this mechanic that what he proposes will do the job. If not, you ll want a refund. For a TD5,...

Land Rover Repair: RE: Radiator and Brakes, radiator hose, independent shop
radiator hose, independent shop, abs light: I m glad to hear everything worked out for you. If you had a good experience with an independent shop out there in Vegas you might post that under the shop recommendations on RangeRovers.net so others can benefit. If you re interested I have another...

Land Rover Repair: MY REAR LIGHTS WILL NOT TURN ON., electrical connections, fuses
electrical connections, fuses, headlights: Have you done the basic things? 1 - Checked all the bulbs, making sure they are the correct type and correctly installed and not burned out? 2 - Have you checked the fuses? 3 - HAve you made sure the electrical connections at the lights are all good,...

Land Rover Repair: REAR VIEW MIRROR, reverse light switch, rear view mirror
reverse light switch, rear view mirror, electronic control unit: Hi Nelson, for Disco Series II, here s what I found: Certain vehicles have an interior rear view mirror that features an automatic photochromatic dimming function and an electronic compass with LED display. The compass mirror is a self-contained unit...

Land Rover Repair: REFILLING RADIATOR Td5 1999, air locks, td5 engine
air locks, td5 engine, air pockets: You can drain the system by removing the lower hose. There are also drains in the engine block. We use a vacuum filling system to avoid getting air pockets. As to finding a workshop manual, did you know you can subscribe to online access at Land Rover...

Land Rover Repair: Re: Water in the boot, professional shop, leaf blower
professional shop, leaf blower, freelander: Hi Garry, I am only aware of a boot seal problem. Perhaps this is how the water got in. Too much water to even consider condensation...if it was moist, maybe...but a couple of inches! Soak up all the water and use a hair dryer. Leaf blower may be...

Land Rover Repair: Really Squeeky Wheels, discovery 98, differential lock
discovery 98, differential lock, funny lights: -------------------------- Hi Marcus, send me an email and I ll give you some independent LR mechanics closer to home . Include the city you d prefer. NY NJ is too vague. Regards, JohnMc jmcinnis64@hotmail.com ******************************************************...

Land Rover Repair: Rear air shocks passanger side, air shocks, air shock
air shocks, air shock, dominic: Hi Dominic, if there was a small leak in one of the air shocks (or somewhere else), the compressor would be trying to remedy this by leveling the Disco. IF the compressor is always working, it will only be time before you ll have replace it. That or poor...

Land Rover Repair: Rear air suspension, land rover discovery, land rover discovery ii
land rover discovery, land rover discovery ii, skilled person: If the suspension goes flat, it has leaks, right? YOu just have not found them. If the diagnostic tests have not revealed anything the choices are: 1) find a more skilled person to test it 2) wait till it gets worse 3) convert to coil springs. Since...

Land Rover Repair: Rear bumper light, careless driver, pumping gas
careless driver, pumping gas, rear bumper: Hi Grace, about 2 years ago, while pumping gas into my Disco, a careless driver backed into my Disco with his trailer and smashed the rear bumper light. Rather than have insurance cover this and increase both our premiums (that s how it works here),...

Land Rover Repair: Rear compartment water leak, canadian tire store, water ingress
canadian tire store, water ingress, landrover dealer: Hi Barry, go to the Haynes website and order the manual directly from them. You could also ask your local Canadian Tire store to order it for you. Talk to the manager as most of the clerks will tell you we don t carry Land Rover parts . I have heard...

Land Rover Repair: Rear Door Lock 98 Disco, deb, locks
deb, locks, disco: Hi Deb, the fastest way to repair this is with the dealer. They ll be able to do this quickly and correcty. You could try this repair youself but it involves removing the rear door panel and perhaps swapping out parts until the right combo starts working....

Land Rover Repair: Rear Door Replacement, hinge, ouch
hinge, ouch, lr: Hi Whitney, OUCH. That s gotta hurt. Whitney, I ve seen them on www.car-part.com for as low as $200. Try the site and look for one that matches the colour of your Disco...you may get lucky. Bye for now, JohnMc NB: even if you don t find...

Land Rover Repair: Rear Door Stuck on Discovery II, door latch, spray lubricant
door latch, spray lubricant, flathead screwdriver: Hi Alison, I m sure its just like my series I Disco. I too have trouble with the rear door on my 95 Disco...nothing s changed since then. Here s what I do: I pry off the LandRover label on the outside rear door latch cover ( a small flathead screwdriver...

Land Rover Repair: Rear Door, brake light switch, haynes manual
brake light switch, haynes manual, litre engine: Hi Jon, you re luckier than most...you ve found a reliable mechanic. Hayes does cover our Series I Disco s, including your 4.0 engine. As for the rear door lock dropping...this comes with age...some say lots of thing drop with age...hmmm. The Haynes...

Land Rover Repair: Rear door - Disco ?, torx screws, door latch
torx screws, door latch, exploratory work: Hi Rommel, rear door - do you mean the tail door? If so, next time you open your tail door, examine the post catch to see if it is loose. Then, using a torx screwdriver, see if the latch itself has come loose. There are 3 torx screws holding the latch...

Land Rover Repair: Rear door Discovery series I for 1995/96, discovery series, luck dave
discovery series, luck dave, screws: Hi Paul, Has this car Been wrecked? If not, Adjustment is done by loosening the screws in the door catch mounted on the body inside the door opening. Loosen them, move the catch inward and tighten them. It may take a few times. Make sure it sits at the...

Land Rover Repair: Rear Electric Windows, salvage yard, rear windows
salvage yard, rear windows, electric windows: Hi Kevin, so you simply disconnected the switches and swapped the wiring from the rear windows to the front switches (same with front to rear)? That is strange. So strange, I ll try this out myself. As I write, my front passenger window is refusing...

Land Rover Repair: Rear Passenger Door lock, range rover sport, door latch
range rover sport, door latch, child proof: Hi Marie, there is a small child proof lever that prevents the rear doors from opening from the inside only. You should be able to open from the outside. UNLESS You are talking about another problem. If the latch has ceased and you cannot open the...

Land Rover Repair: Rear Suspension 1999 LR Discovery, land rover discovery, land rover specialist
land rover discovery, land rover specialist, air leak: You ve got a statement, not a question. Are you wondering why it drops? If so the answer is that you ve got an air leak, either in the rear air bags, the lines, or the valve body. Diagnosis of this system requires the specialist Land Rover test system...

Land Rover Repair: Rear Suspension & ABS/TC/HD warning lights, land rover north, mahwah nj
land rover north, mahwah nj, macarthur blvd: ****************** Follow-up **************** Hi Dania, I apologize for responding so late to your comments and contact request. Here is a contact list for Land Rover North America (LRNA): Land Rover website : http://www.landroverusa.com/us/en/Vehicles/home.htm...

Land Rover Repair: Rear Suspension, pin hole leaks, land rover dealer
pin hole leaks, land rover dealer, information word: Hi Paul, I don t know of any airbags on a Disco. I always thought that the Self-Levelling Suspension (SLS) basically was a replacement of the rear coil springs with the Range Rover air springs. I don t think you can order an airbag from LR...you d have...

Land Rover Repair: Rear View Mirror on '96 Disco, rear view mirror, mirror base
rear view mirror, mirror base, sun visor: Hi Greg, here s what I ve found: INTERIOR MIRROR (96 MODELS) Service repair no - 76.10.51 - Manual Service repair no - 76.10.54 - Auto dimming Remove NOTE: To remove manual mirror, follow step 8 only. 1. Remove headlining front pocket. 2....

Land Rover Repair: Rear view mirror 95 Discovery, buick park ave, sheet metal screws
buick park ave, sheet metal screws, rear view mirror: Hi Sheryl, I have the same 95 Disco and here is how I repaired my mirror problem: On the ceiling panel, just above the location of your mirror, you should see and area that has a vinyl piece. Some Disco s have controls here where others do not. My...

Land Rover Repair: Rear Windows, left hand side, nice photos
left hand side, nice photos, rear windows: Hi Doug, this is a very common problem. I wish I could post photos but I can t. (please ask AllExperts to add this feature!) SO...here is a website that has just what you need, text description and nice photos: www.discoweb.org go to the TECH...

Land Rover Repair: Rear Windows 98 LR Disco, auto electrician, door switches
auto electrician, door switches, battery switch: Hi David, you could try applying 12 volts to the window motor to raise them if they are stuck OPEN. Use a multi-meter to see if the motors are getting any voltage. Could be the BCU that is locking out the windows. Could be the window motors, the central...

Land Rover Repair: Rear Windows, rear windows, rainy season
rear windows, rainy season, fuse: Hello Lynn, ****************** Follow up ****************** A Disco owner told me last night that sometimes the console switch in the front can cause this problem. You would have to remove the switch and clean the contacts. Hope this helps. *************************************************...

Land Rover Repair: Rear Wiper Motor '02 Disco II, salvage yard, wind noise
salvage yard, wind noise, multimeter: Hi Greg, thanks for the followup on the 3 amigos! Faulty hub...strange. Rear wiper fault...could be corroded wiring or the motor is just burnt out. Won t be easy to replace the motor...not very much room to work with. A DIY er should be able to replace...

Land Rover Repair: Rear Wiper Motor Install, spindle nut, spare wheel
spindle nut, spare wheel, wiper motor: Hi Chuck, here s what I have on the subject: WIPERS AND WASHERS Motor - wiper - rear screen Remove 1. Remove spare wheel from taildoor. 2. Remove tail door trim casing. 3. Remove tail door water shedder. 4. Disconnect washer tube 5. Raise...

Land Rover Repair: Rear wheel bearing, circlip pliers, land rover discovery
circlip pliers, land rover discovery, lockwasher: Hi Anthony, its just like my 95 bearings...you ll have to pop off the tire, remove the hub, pull out the half-axle and remove the bearing. You ll need a new gasket and lockwasher for the hub, which you can get at your LR dealer. You ll also need...

Land Rover Repair: Remote Entry/Alarm, key fobs, diagnostic computer
key fobs, diagnostic computer, testbook: Hi Chris, I ve posted the single button key fob reprogramming sequence before. For the two button, the method is different. The dealership plugs your Disco into a diagnostic computer via the port underneath the steering column. It does not take very...

Land Rover Repair: Remote Entry Unit, landrover discovery, code tag
landrover discovery, code tag, td5: I believe the remote entry I see here in the USA is different from the one you have there. Here, the Lucas remote would not be compatible. I suggest you ask the local dealer and be guided by his advice. In the USA used remotes are usually trash, because...

Land Rover Repair: Remote on Key / Battery, correct polarity, battery press
correct polarity, battery press, flat surfaces: Insert the blade of a small, flat bladed screwdriver into the slot at the rear of the handset and prise the back from the handset. Slide the battery out of the clip taking care not to touch the circuit board or the battery contacts. Press and hold one...

Land Rover Repair: Remote key fob locking, autologic, fuses
autologic, fuses, series 1: I believe your truck will have to be reprogrammed at the dealer. We have a slightly different system in the USA but I don t think either system can be reinitialized at home if the code is lost. It s a simple thing for a dealer or workshop with the T4 or...

Land Rover Repair: Remote Programming, correct frequency, freelander
correct frequency, freelander, handsets: Hi Dave, here are the instructions that I am aware of. You ll need the assistance of a friend or family member to depress and release the hood switch while you work from the driver s seat. Programming for my 1995 Disco (one-button fob) 1. Starting...

Land Rover Repair: Removal of 2000 DiscoTD5 starter motor, professional mechanics, heat protector
professional mechanics, heat protector, starter motor: *************************** Hi Russ, I removed by starter using several smaller extensions. I know that there are longer extensions but they are expensive. Most garages & professional mechanics would have them but not guys (like me) who work in our own...

Land Rover Repair: Remove and Replace Front and Rear Brake Rotors, brake caliper, other vehicles
brake caliper, other vehicles, brake rotors: In brief, this is what you do: - Remove wheel - Remove brake caliper and frame - Remove retaining screw holding rotor to hub - Remove rotor The rotors are not thick enough to surface. If your rotors are worn or warped, you should fit new ones. ...

Land Rover Repair: Repairs and Maintance, service schedules, simple answer
service schedules, simple answer, upkeep: Simple answer: Budget $2000-4000 per year for upkeep, depending upon how run-down the truck is. Look on our web site, www.robisonservice.com under service land rover articles for service schedules and for advice on what to do at different intervals....

Land Rover Repair: Replacement Keys, land rover discovery, discovery series ii
land rover discovery, discovery series ii, replacement keys: Hi Amy, If you go to your local locksmith, they should be able to help you. Mine had blank key for the LandRover but could not find a replacement for the remote key fob. Usually, the fobs are only sold from the dealer. They say its a security thing....

Land Rover Repair: Replacement Radiator Series II, discovery series ii, replacement radiator
discovery series ii, replacement radiator, fan blade: ########################################### Hi Greg, the rad install is usually very easy to do. The only difficulty is with the fan blade. Careful with this as it can break very easily. After install, make sure you flush the system of all air. The...

Land Rover Repair: Replacement sideview mirror., land rover discovery, mirror assembly
land rover discovery, mirror assembly, broken mirror: Hi Darrell, perform a search at www.car-part.com for the door mirror assembly nearest you. I ve seen them as low as $35 and as high as $100 for the entire electric door mirror unit. For this price you not only get the mirror you want but also a backup...

Land Rover Repair: Replacing Discovery alternator, land rover discovery, land rover dealer
land rover discovery, land rover dealer, negative cable: Hi John, I m glad to help a fellow Disco owner. Yes, this sounds like your alternator failed. When you see that the Tachometer is no longer working its usually the alternator. The tach measures the rpm of the alternator and doubles as a alternator...

Land Rover Repair: Replacing Diso II 2001 4.0 spark plug wires, spark plug wires, coil pack
spark plug wires, coil pack, steady speed: The wires are easy to replace, I recommend silicon jacketed wires from Magnecor, they are easier to install and improve mileage and performance. Do them one at a time, the new ones will be numbered. There is a wiring diagram in your owners manual that...

Land Rover Repair: Replacing ignition barrel Discovery 300TDI, receiver coil, door switch
receiver coil, door switch, immobiliser: You don t have to program the new ignition barrel. I think the problem will be the receiver coil at the barrel whic gets the signal from the key (with that it can identifies the key). I think that coil or that plug will be the mistake. Check that s connentor...

Land Rover Repair: Replacing rear mud flaps, bolt and nut, mud flaps
bolt and nut, mud flaps, metal blade: Hi Ken, if the condition of your brackets are anything like my 95 mudflap brackets, you ll have to cut them off with a fine metal saw blade. These rivets were installed by the factory and I think its the only way to remove them. Use a Skil saw with...

Land Rover Repair: Reseting alarm for 00 Disc II, factory radios, www pac
factory radios, www pac, party radio: Hi Coda Bruce, I can t answer the first question: how to reset the alarm once its triggered other than by using your key in the drivers door. I believe you have answered the 2nd question yourself. By installing a 3rd party radio, you may have opened...

Land Rover Repair: Rev Counter Sticking, left hand drive, rev counter
left hand drive, rev counter, serpentine belt: Hi Tony, I would guess that your alternator is not working properly. Check to make sure all the cables are firmly attached to the alternator (with engine off). Small connector in rear of alt is for the tachometer (two wire I believe). If it s misbehaving...

Land Rover Repair: No Reverse in 2002 Landrover Freelander, check engine soon light, repair attempt
check engine soon light, repair attempt, machanic: I m sorry to hear of your troubles. You probably needed an exchange gearbox to begin with, but you unknowingly threw away $1800 in a failed repair attempt. Perhaps you can get something back from the first shop. It sounds like they caused more damage...

Land Rover Repair: Revs stay high for long time when starting, throttle position sensor, air control valve
throttle position sensor, air control valve, sensor tps: Hi Chris, sounds like the throttle position sensor (TPS) or idle air control valve. I read somewhere that on the 96 Disco, the IACV is the same as the Jeep 4.0. Might save you a bucket load of $$$ instead of buying from LR. Fellow LR owner said it...

Land Rover Repair: Rolling in park, and water leak, watter, water leak
watter, water leak, brake cable: This is out of my area, but the cable you are referring to is probably the hand brake cable. When it is in park the transmission should stop any rolling, there is probably something minor wrong with your transmission. The leaks is most likely the sunroof...

Land Rover Repair: Rookie, discovery models, mechanical knowledge
discovery models, mechanical knowledge, land rovers: I have no way of knowing if you ll get in over your head. That depends upon your expecations and budget. There are several articles about buying Land Rovers, and common problems, on my web site, www.robisonservice.com service land rover advic...

Land Rover Repair: Rotor replacement 03' Disco, necessary thanks, coathanger
necessary thanks, coathanger, calipers: Hi Frank, yes, it s really that simple. I ve replaced rotors on my Disco and I always clean, inspect and repack the bearings. Why not, they are right there ... all I need is the time. For me, hardest part is separating rotor from hub. Don t let...

Land Rover Repair: Rough Engine Timing:, engine management components, throttle position sensor
engine management components, throttle position sensor, coils rotors: Hi Dan, it could be injector related which is why you are having backfires. Have the injector harness tested. Rough engine running problems can happen when ignition points, electronic modules, pickup coils, rotors, and distributor caps are not properly...

Land Rover Repair: Routine maintenence, service reminders, mr lube
service reminders, mr lube, srs system: Hi Shiv, small world...I m from London originally. Yes, you can save a bundle by doing the oil changes and such locally. You should visit the local LR dealer to establish that you are the new owner. This way, LRNA knows your address and can send you...

Land Rover Repair: Rover 620 stalling when engine cold., land rover discovery, petrol tank
land rover discovery, petrol tank, litre engine: Hi Raz, you are very brave. I don t know if I d ever buy a converted LPG vehicle. Nice Rover - perhaps that s why. Here s what I ve found for you and I hope it helps... Converted LPG vehicles: Running on LPG Once your LPG system has been fitted,...

Land Rover Repair: Rover 98, power steering pump, altenator
power steering pump, altenator, serpentine belt: Hi Justin, sounds like a pulley somewhere along the length of your serpentine belt had bearing problems and finally seized. It could be that after the seized bearings finally burned completely out, the noise would disappear and that particular component...

Land Rover Repair: Rover brake bleeding., rear brakes, wheel cylinders
rear brakes, wheel cylinders, ford tech: Hi Thomas, It could very well be the air in your front calipers that is causing the problem. I use a bleeding sequence on my LR Disco but am not sure it applies to your 66 rover. 1. Passenger rear 2. Driver s front 3. Driver s rear 4. Passenger...

Land Rover Repair: Rover Disco 97 D1 Cruise Control, vacuum hoses, electrical troubleshooting
vacuum hoses, electrical troubleshooting, cruise control: The most common problem is broken vacuum hoses on the engine. Did you check for that? Sometimes you have problems with the wiring to the steering wheel. You can go to www.landrovertechinfo.com and subscribe for a day to get an electrical troubleshooting...

Land Rover Repair: Rover Discovery - overheated, radiator hose, head gasket
radiator hose, head gasket, rover discovery: there is no over heat sensor , the engine ECU probably just couldn t keep it running with those conditions. Rover blocks do NOT tolerate overheating very well, you may be looking at a head-gasket job. You may get lucky. Keep a very close eye on the coolant...

Land Rover Repair: Rover Fluids, radiator fluid, ace system
radiator fluid, ace system, castrol: You can find a list of recommended fluids on the Robison Service web site or in your manual. We recommend Mobil 1 lubricants, not Castrol. But that s just me. I m sure you will be fine with Castrol, too. We and LR recommend Castrol LMA for the brake...

Land Rover Repair: Rover LWB 93, distrubutor, coil wire
distrubutor, coil wire, lwb: If it cranks over, your next step is to find out if you ve got any spark at the plugs. Pull a plug wire and use a spark tester to see if there s spark there. If not, follow it back. Is there spark at the coil wire? If not, is there a trigger and power...

Land Rover Repair: RPM, t4 system, roversnorth
t4 system, roversnorth, odbc test: I think the generic code reader at Auto Zone has given you incorrect information. Find a shop with the Autologic, the Rovacomm, or the T4 system and see what s wrong with your truck. The codes you are showing do not make sense If you don t know where...

Land Rover Repair: RR 2000 fan removal, coolant hoses, lbf ft
coolant hoses, lbf ft, coolant pump: Hi Mike, Here s the LR text to remove the fan: Coupling unit - viscous fan Before disconnecting the battery, ensure all text and cautions in the battery disconnection section are observed. Remove 1. Position vehicle on lift. 2. Disconnect battery...

Land Rover Repair: RR 2000 HSE 4.6 Door locks, t4 system, electric locks
t4 system, electric locks, door latch: The lock problem is probably a bad door latch. The ignition key itself is probably bad The airbag light is probably coming on because the side airbag module in the seat is failing, or the driver seat belt buckle is going bad. You should find a shop...

Land Rover Repair: RR 2000 Svc Eng Soon light, engine management system, typical cause
engine management system, typical cause, abnormal condition: The light is on because the engine management system has detected a problem or abnormal condition. So the light does not need to be reset - the vehicle needs to be repaired. If the problem were momentary, and ceased to occur, the light would go out all...

Land Rover Repair: RR Air Suspension problems, fault message, suspension problems
fault message, suspension problems, air suspension: Lowering to the bump stops means you still have leaks, with new springs it s likely in the valve block. Taking 15 minutes to rise is way too long, you have leaks and a worn out compressor causing that, so yes, rebuild the compressor and valve block. ...

Land Rover Repair: RR Door will not unlock, mechin, range rover
mechin, range rover, clue: Hi Skip, ahhh. I see. SO this is a 99 Range Rover OR is this a 99 Disco and you are having trouble with the Right Rear door? I was confused by your message. To me, your subject says RANGE ROVER door will not open but your text says 99 rover RR (Right...

Land Rover Repair: RR EAS Problems, orings, strange problems
orings, strange problems, rhs: That normally indicates a leaky spring, but since yours are new it s likely the orings at the block or spring connections for the airlines, or within the block itself. Leave it at normal height and leave a door cracked open (to inhibit the self leveling)...

Land Rover Repair: RR P38 DSE -97 Autobox and hot start problem., air bubbles, autobox
air bubbles, autobox, little cloud: Your transmission problem is probably an incipient failure within the clutches inside. If we had the truck here we would pull the transmission and send it to ZF for overhaul. With respect to the slow starting - I suggest you check for leaking fuel injectors...

Land Rover Repair: RR steering damper, steering damper, range rover classic
steering damper, range rover classic, wheel alignment: Hi Ben, its much the same as my Disco: Range Rover Steering Damper Service repair no - 57.55.21 Remove 1. Site vehicle on a ramp [hoist]. 2. Remove fixings at differential case bracket. 3. Remove fixings at track rod bracket. 4. Remove steering...

Land Rover Repair: RRC Question, coolant system, range rover classic
coolant system, range rover classic, head gaskets: Hi Joseph, was as sad trail of events! It could be a serious problem if the Rangie had all these problems before you purchased it. Running a LR engine with no coolant is a recipe for trouble. The cylinder linings have been known to drop if the engine...

Land Rover Repair: Running rough,smoke, on cold start......., throttle position sensor, vacuum leak
throttle position sensor, vacuum leak, injector problems: Hi Clark, Rough idle with smoke could indicate ignition timing problems. It can also point to a vacuum leak, valve clearance problems, injector problems. If you don t have any backfires you can usually rule out the timing chain. If you suspect a lack...

Land Rover Repair: radiator removal, heat problems, ebay
heat problems, ebay, radiator: There is no special trick to remove the radiator - remove the fan, remove the fan shroud, remove the radiator. SHould take you 2-3 hours if you re new at it but basically skilled. Have you read the manual? If not, go to www.landrovertechinfo.com to subscribe...

Land Rover Repair: radio code, land rover dealer, radio code
land rover dealer, radio code, range rover: The only way I know of to get the code is from Land Rover. They can look it up by the VIN of the vehicle or the radio serial number. I have never heard of anyone having success with code programs on Rovers. Not to say it can t happen; I just have not...

Land Rover Repair: radio code after battery change, minute time delay, disco radio
minute time delay, disco radio, radio code: Quotations of the manual: NOTE: If an incorrect code is entered, a one minute time delay is imposed before a second code can be attempted. Each time a wrong code is entered, the time delay doubles (2 min, 4 min, 8 min, etc.) making theft a very unattractive...

Land Rover Repair: radio code flashing in Discovery, radio code, security cards
radio code, security cards, beeps: You press the code in one button at a time, using the radio presets. You will have 3 chances to enter a correct code. If you put in the right code the radio will just come on. A wrong code will get the beep If it beeps after 1 or 2 presses of the buttons...

Land Rover Repair: radio code, radio code, john robison
radio code, john robison, feedback page: I d guess you have the wrong code. If you have the correct radio code you punch it in and the radio comes on. If you enter three wrong codes the radio will need to sit for 90 minutes with no buttons being pressed before allowing you another three tries....

Land Rover Repair: radio, key tools, removal tools
key tools, removal tools, feedback page: The radios are interchangeable between Disco II models, and you need two flat key tools to unlock and remove the radio. Many car stereo shops have the correct removal tools. Any LR dealer would have them, and you could buy your own for $20 or so. There is...

Land Rover Repair: range Rover V8, range rover v8, oil pressure
range rover v8, oil pressure, range rover: Hi Greg, here s a website that should have answer for you: http://www.rangerovers.net/repairdetails/drivetrain/transelector.html I hope this helps, JohnMc NB: This is an excellent help site for RR owners who are DIY ers - like you! Best of...

Land Rover Repair: range rover 2003, service reminder, service engine soon light
service reminder, service engine soon light, sson: The light is not a service reminder. It s telling you that something has gone wrong. There are hundreds of possibilities, most of which don t have anything to do with your recent service. Have them check it out as sson as you can. There s no hazard to driving...

Land Rover Repair: range rover 3.9 engine flooding, coolant temperature sensor, engine coolant temperature sensor
coolant temperature sensor, engine coolant temperature sensor, engine coolant temperature: Hi Garry, could it be the coolant temperature sensor? I know that this temp sensor changes the pulse width on the injectors. So the colder it is, the longer it leaves them open. Engine coolant temperature sensor The engine coolant temperature sensor...

Land Rover Repair: range rover 4.0 engine knock, engine additives, octane fuel
engine additives, octane fuel, rocker arms: Hi Chris, varnish buildup? Hmmm... You can try running with engine additives to help clean up the varnish. NAPA has a engine flush called SeaFoam that you can use BEFORE you drain and replace your oil. Some owners have said that flushing with SeaFoam...

Land Rover Repair: range rover 95-96, distribution diagram, fuse box
distribution diagram, fuse box, climate control: I suggest you study the power distribution diagram for the car and look for a common point between those two systems. If I had to guess I d say your fuse box may be bad - we see that fairly often. You can obtain wiring diagrams at www.landrovertechinfo.com...

Land Rover Repair: range rover air suspension, range rover air suspension, coil spring
range rover air suspension, coil spring, range rover: Hi Josh, I always recommend against coil spring conversions, you ll regret it in the end. Replacing the bags is fairly simple, you or any shop willing to learn can do it. I supply all the parts you need to maintain your air suspension, if you are dead...

Land Rover Repair: range rover door trouble, side mirror, test purposes
side mirror, test purposes, problem thanks: When that happens we remove the back door, reach in, and cut the striker so the front door can be opened. Then remove the panel and change the latch, and possibly the door outstation module. You ll need a shop with a Land Rover test system to activate...

Land Rover Repair: range rover engine disabled, autologic, range rover
autologic, range rover, access code: If you are outside the United States your Rover may have an emergency key access code, where you turn the key in the lock in a pattern, like 3 - 4 - 4 - 2. If so, there would be a card or note to that effect with the vehicle papers. Failing that, it...

Land Rover Repair: range rover p38 overheating problem, range rover p38, head gasket leak
range rover p38, head gasket leak, combustion gases: Your cooling system may be low, or have air in it. The most likely cause of this problem is a slight head gasket leak that allows combustion gases into the cooling system. There s an article about this on my web site, www.robisonservice.com service ...

Land Rover Repair: range rover service engine light, emissions systems, maintenance reminder
emissions systems, maintenance reminder, rangie: Hi Jody, its usually a reminder that you should have the emissions systems checked. It is otherwise known as an emissions maintenance reminder. This is reset using a diagnostic computer at your local LR dealer. Its the CHECK ENGINE light that can raise...

Land Rover Repair: range rover turn signal, electrical responses, washer fluid
electrical responses, washer fluid, signal lights: Hi Tony, let s hope it s not the Body control unit and something easy. I have seen strange electrical responses, like yours, when there is an electrical short. It could be a bulb holder that has become corroded. I suggest you check ALL your outside light...

Land Rover Repair: Why my range rover wont shift into reverse?, general mechanics, salvage yards
general mechanics, salvage yards, rangie: Hi Josie, Sounds like it may be the transfer case (transfer gearbox) or the transmission. Most likely, it s the transfer gearbox. There is a company on-line that can ship this part free and the cost of the TG is about $1695 plus tax. This is a rebuilt...

Land Rover Repair: range rover, john robison, expert john
john robison, expert john, test gear: If you are stuck far from home you can unscrew the electric range change motor from the rear of the transfer case and manually wind it to high or low range. That will get you home. For a permanent repair you will need a workshop with the special Land Rover...

Land Rover Repair: rangerover air suspension problem, compressor check, air suspension
compressor check, air suspension, workshop manuals: This sounds like the overheat switch on the compressor, check continuity across the orang and black wires on the compressor plug. they should be a closed circuit. I have workshop manuals on CD avalable free here, they have full wiring diagrams and troubleshooting...

Land Rover Repair: re: 1997 Disco Check-Engine codes, mass air sensor, vehicle speed sensor
mass air sensor, vehicle speed sensor, santa barbra: Hi Geoffry, P1176 is upstream O2 sensor related. MAF is expensive part to swap - especially if you are not certain. P1179 usually is associated with MAF...you can try to avoid buying a new one by using electrical contact cleaner on the harness....

Land Rover Repair: re-booting repaired landrover, landrover discovery, crank pulley
landrover discovery, crank pulley, bearer of bad news: If you lost the belt and drove until the engine quit there is a high liklihood that the motor has been seriously damaged. If the motor will not crank you may take a breaker bar and socket and attempt to turn the motor at the crank pulley. If it does not...

Land Rover Repair: re code 47 ??, pressure transducer, screw out
pressure transducer, screw out, residual pressure: You are very laconic. What car, what system? What was the problem? Otherwise I think that will be a Discovery II ACE fault. Check / top-up fluid level. Check the hydraulic unit (placed at the right hand side of the under-body chassis). That has a metal...

Land Rover Repair: rear airshocks, t4 system, air pressure
t4 system, air pressure, landrover: In our shop, we use the Land Rover T4 system to deactivate the suspension before repair. In the field, all you can do it take the line loose from the spring and let the air escape. It s not at very high pressure; nothing harmful. I am not sure if the...

Land Rover Repair: rear axle fluid, paper gaskets, rear rotors
paper gaskets, rear rotors, thanks alot: Hi Eric, I am not sure which manual you have but I have changed the rear rotors on my Disco and I did not have to change the axle fluid. Yes, do not forgot to renew the paper gasket for the half axles. They are only a couple of dollars and they play a...

Land Rover Repair: About rear differential from Disco 2, metal shavings, rear differential
metal shavings, rear differential, screw out: From what you ve said it sounds like you ve got a differential about to fail. Here in the USA we generally replace them rather than fix them because units are available from Land Rover for under $500 for most models. You only replace the center portion;...

Land Rover Repair: rear sunroof discover se7, short cuts, mechanic
short cuts, mechanic, official web: It s a complex job, expect to spend all day on this. If you want illustrated step by step instructions they are available for $18 from Land Rover s official web site, www.landrovertechinfo.com Buy a day s access and you will have all the information available...

Land Rover Repair: rear suspension, warm soapy water, digital volt meter
warm soapy water, digital volt meter, td5: Hi Paul, most likely its an airbag leak. Compressor may suffer if not repaired. I ve been told that warm soapy water sprayed by fine mist around the airbags may reveal bubbles (leaks). That s about it. If you are hand with a DVM (digital volt meter)...

Land Rover Repair: rear suspension system, rear suspension system, airline connections
rear suspension system, airline connections, cold snap: Yes, they should have caught the other leaks, most likely the airline connections are leaking. You can track down the leaks yourself with some soapy water in a spray bottle, spray it on all the airline connections. They likely didn t get the connections...

Land Rover Repair: rear suspension system, rear suspension system, subzero temperatures
rear suspension system, subzero temperatures, rovers north: Well, Debbie, my suggestion about waiting for warm weather was not without merit. Lots of air suspension problems show up at -10 and vanish at +30 There is a drier in the air tank that you could have replaced by your dealer or LR specialist but the cost...

Land Rover Repair: rear suspension system, rear suspension system, subzero temperatures
rear suspension system, subzero temperatures, air tank: If that is the case you can simply wait for warmer weather. There are de-icers sold for air brake systems in trucks but we dont use them where I live. A service facility could empty the tank and put in de-icer if that s what you want to try. I don t think...

Land Rover Repair: rear suspension, air leaks, compressor unit
air leaks, compressor unit, diagnostic tool: The Left Rear is dropping because of air leaks in the SLABS airsprings. The sounds you hear are probably the compressor unit, either raising the truck or lowering it. The easiest way to repair is to have a shop with a LR specific diagnostic tool read the...

Land Rover Repair: rear window and driver seat, emery paper, foam padding
emery paper, foam padding, bottom of the glass: Hi Aaron, yes, it could be that the rear window has lost its track. You ll have to remove the door panel to see if this is the case. A common problem for Disco windows is that the glass track guides can become corroded and either break off completely...

Land Rover Repair: rear window on freelander "R" reg, calibration procedure, rear tailgate
calibration procedure, rear tailgate, transit mode: Hi Alan, here is what I ve found: Calibration When the CCU is changed from transit mode to a valid market mode, and/or after the vehicle battery has been disconnected, the tail door window must be calibrated to provide the CCU with a window position...

Land Rover Repair: rear windows, isolation switch, rear windows
isolation switch, rear windows, terminal 4: Hi Khalid, here is an excellent website for you to visit. They have a TECH section that fully describes how to repair rear window problems using text AND photos. www.discoweb.org Go to the TECH page and read either the Rear electric window article...

Land Rover Repair: rear windows, inhibitor switch, volt supply
inhibitor switch, volt supply, rear windows: The two rear switch are energised by the White-pink coloured wires. Check the 12 volt supply at those switches cables. The 12 volts supply provided by the window lift control unit s 4th pin (white-pink). If it is allright, than check the ground at the gray-green...

Land Rover Repair: rear windshield wiper, land rover discovery, replacable bulbs
land rover discovery, replacable bulbs, rear windshield: Your rear wiper only works when the doors are closed. Many people are surprised by this. Read the owner s manual and make sure you re doing it right. The fog lights have replacable bulbs - you can buy them from any parts store - but if you need new glass...

Land Rover Repair: rearview mirror, auto wrecker, savannah ga
auto wrecker, savannah ga, walmart: Hi Kevin, thanks for the tip. I ll check it out at our local Walmart. Have you ever considered buying a recycled one from the local wreckers? Try searching on-line and you ll be amazed at how much you ll save when you buy from an auto wrecker. Merry...

Land Rover Repair: I recently purchased a 1996..., land rover discovery, drive shaft
land rover discovery, drive shaft, stethoscope: Hi Matt, anything is possible on older Disco s. I ve not had this problem with my 95 but I ve had axle and CV joint work performed. If its just a bearing, the part may run as high as $100 plus labour. I ve had axle work and its cost me $2500 not...

Land Rover Repair: refill automatic gearbox td5 2003, mobil 1 synthetic atf, automatic gearbox
mobil 1 synthetic atf, automatic gearbox, filler plug: The fill is on the side of the gearbox. It s filled from under the car while running. If you want to change it I strongly suggest you pay for a day s access and read the relevant section at www.landrovertechinfo.com No special tools are needed. I suggest...

Land Rover Repair: remote door opener, bar code labels, remote door opener
bar code labels, remote door opener, plip: All programming of the Land Rover DII remotes has to be done with the Land Rover test system ( a t4, autologic, etc) so there s nothing you can do at home. If the remote was originally programmed for your car and no longer works, it may have broken and...

Land Rover Repair: remote keys not working, blonde chick, pushbuttons
blonde chick, pushbuttons, battery power: If this is a Range Rover 1995-2002: Insert key in driver door lock. Press lock button on key while turning key to lock. Hold 5 seconds and release. Press unlock and turn to unlock, hold 5 seconds. Key pushbuttons should now be reset. If this does...

Land Rover Repair: repair problems with land rovers, westfield state college, mt holyoke college
westfield state college, mt holyoke college, new england college: Well, I am not sure exactly what you are asking here. I m a Land Rover enthusiast so of course that s what I would choose. And they are safe and great in bad weather. My company, www.robisonservice.com is probably the best known independent Land Rover specialist...

Land Rover Repair: repair of the sliding ceiling, freelander, bly
freelander, bly, sunroof: It sounds like you are asking where to get a part for the sunroof. Here in the USA we often have to buy an entire sunroof asse,bly because some of the small parts are not available separately. In the USA the roof was redesigned, hence the complete roof...

Land Rover Repair: replace radiator.... HELP!, land rover dealers, factory workshop
land rover dealers, factory workshop, skilled technician: The radiator is a 2-3 hour job for a skilled technician to replace. You remove the fan from the front of the engine, the fan shroud, the radiator hoses, the cooler lines, and lift it out. Replacement radiators are available from Land Rover dealers, Rovers...

Land Rover Repair: replacing brake lights for disco series II, warranty coverage, warranty service
warranty coverage, warranty service, third eye: Hi Ada Loo, Usually, bulbs are not covered unless a larger problem has caused the bulbs to prematurely fail. Normal wear on a 3 year old Disco....that s a good question. The bumper bulb is easy to replace - go behind bumper and push turn the bulbholder....

Land Rover Repair: replacing a cat converter, land rover discovery, exhaust manifold studs
land rover discovery, exhaust manifold studs, aftermarket converters: First, you should be cynical when buying a used car and assume the converter is only the tip of the iceberg in terms of problems. Replacement of the catalyst, the four o2 sensors, and repair of the exhaust manifold studs that will break when you do the...

Land Rover Repair: How to reset Collision-activated inertia switch?, land rover discovery, inertia switch
land rover discovery, inertia switch, starter solenoid: Hi Ali, it could also be the immobiliser unit. Almost everything gets its start from the spider and one symptom of spider failure is no start. If the vehicle has been involved in an accident, the spider could be damaged too. LR could test this and...

Land Rover Repair: reset engine light, small pin, footwell
small pin, footwell, pin hole: Hi Evan, yes, the original Discoweb site seems to be offline. I am not sure why. You can always check with the following sites for info: http://www.roverparts.com/techtips_main.html http://www.disco2.com There is a red module found in the footwell...

Land Rover Repair: reset service engine soon light on a 2003 freelander, obd ii scan tool, freelander se3
obd ii scan tool, freelander se3, engine management computer: Why do people assume that the response to a light coming on is to reset it? Warning lights were not fitted to annoy you. They were fitted to tell you there s a problem. The light is on because the engine management computer has determined that there...

Land Rover Repair: rev counter, tps sensor, rev counter
tps sensor, rev counter, serpentine belt: Hi Steve, sounds like your alternator is about to fail. tach is linked to alt and the first sign of alt failure is a bizarre reading on your tach. Once the tach no longer works, your alt has taken the big sleep and you ll have to swap in another one...

Land Rover Repair: no reverse - 2002 freelander, differential unit, electronic automatic transmission
differential unit, electronic automatic transmission, automatic gearbox: Hi Brian, interesting problem....are you sure its the tranny? Same problem exists with 3 trannies... Could it be the gearbox? On the Freelander you have a IRD (intermediate reduction drive) that is sort of an electronic transfer gearbox. Here s what...

Land Rover Repair: revs itself, throttle position sensor, sensor tps
throttle position sensor, sensor tps, faulty sensor: Hello John, have your mechanic check the Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) and then, if possible, reprogram your ECU. I had this very problem and the dealer spent almost $3000 looking for the trouble. On the final visit, they changed the TPS and then ...

Land Rover Repair: rotors, brake job, anti sieze
brake job, anti sieze, calipers: There is nothing special about a Discovery brake job Remove the wheels Remove the calipers and pads Remove the caliper frames Remove the screw holding the rotor and remove the rotor on each side Replace the pads and rotors, clean up rust and corrosion,...

Land Rover Repair: rotors, wheel bearings, rear rotors
wheel bearings, rear rotors, calipers: If you have the rotors off the truck, flip them over and remove the bolts holding the rotors to the hubs. On the rear rotors you must first remove the reluctor rings for the ABS. They are held by some small nuts. Resist the temptation to break these off...

Land Rover Repair: rough idle - Diesel Pump Fault?, throttle position sensor, suman roy
throttle position sensor, suman roy, vacuum leak: Hi Suman Roy, could be a throttle position sensor, vacuum leak, air leaks, MAF sensor problem, temperature sensor. Hopefully it s not the MAF, all else is small parts but big labour if you use LR. Faster and less expensive to at least have the Rangie...

Land Rover Repair: rough idle, discovery series ii, land rover north
discovery series ii, land rover north, mahwah nj: ################ Follow up ################# Hi Wes...what s the status of your lack of service? Let me know if I can help. JohnMc ############################################### Hello Wes, You have a bigger problem...lack of service from...

Land Rover Repair: My rover is falling apart, cv boot, ball joints
cv boot, ball joints, vzone: Hi Eric, I think this is a duplicate question...at least I ll give you some more data on the subjects. Here is a website that you will find helpful: www.discoweb.org http://www.landyonline.co.za/issues/servicing.htm http://vzone.virgin.net/mark.hopkins2/Index.htm...

Land Rover Repair: My rover is falling apart, vacuum leaks, vacuum problem
vacuum leaks, vacuum problem, cv boot: Hi Eric, that s a good point. If you lock the diff and you still hear the clunk-clunk (or is it just 1 clunk?) then I d say its probably balljoints. Jack up you Disco and see if the wheel moves, north south, east west. If you press your weight against...

Land Rover Repair: rover wont go umtil warmed up for 30 min, temperature sensors, fuel temperature
temperature sensors, fuel temperature, feedback page: Check the coolant and fuel temperature sensors at the front top of the engine. When cold they should have high resistance, 100-2000 ohms. Their resistance should drop to 200 or so when warm. If you are not sure how to check them I d suggest swapping them;...

Land Rover Repair: running lights out 1996 disco, rear fog lamps, lever switch
rear fog lamps, lever switch, dash lights: Hi Dave, I ve seen this with my 95. Has to be a fuse, bulb, bulbholder (wiring or contacts corroded), or possibly a switch. Very rare to have light switch fail. You ll have to take very close inspections of all bulbs and wiring, especially for the...

Land Rover Repair: running lights and windows, land rover discovery, fuse box
land rover discovery, fuse box, relay switch: UPDATE: Christopher, can you tell me if you ve tested the relay switch? Did you check the engine compartment fuse box? 10 and 11 are the fuses that govern lighting and windows, respectively. Fuse 2 governs sidelights, worth double checking. Let me know...

Land Rover Repair: running rough/whining noise, head gasket leak, tensioner pulley
head gasket leak, tensioner pulley, signs of trouble: Hi Mark, the whinning noise may be a bearing from one of the pulleys - perhaps the tensioner pulley. Remove the belt and start the engine to see if whinning noise disappears. IF not, its something within the engine itself. Headgasket should be replaced...

Land Rover Repair: S3 4.25l petrol running hot, temperature guage, infrared thermometer
temperature guage, infrared thermometer, top tank: In my previous answer one thing I missed was: Running too lean. I suggest you use an infrared thermometer to check the temperature at top of radiator, bottom of radiator, and on block. Look for hot spots and make sure the cooling system is really working...

Land Rover Repair: SECURITY LIGHT, negative cable, security light
negative cable, security light, sequence of events: Hi Taylor, you may have inadvertantly started a resequence of the security system that ties into your remote key fob. You could try resetting this by removing the negative cable from your battery for a few seconds. Once reconnected, you will have to...

Land Rover Repair: SES Light on 2000 Disco II, mass air flow, obdii code reader
mass air flow, obdii code reader, computer reset: Hi Scott, I understand your frustration. I wonder if your state or province has lemon laws that can force the dealer to perform the needed repairs? Clearly, the intention and expectations of the purchase was to have the Disco licensed and operating reasonably....

Land Rover Repair: SES light blinking & heater problems, spark plug wires, service engine soon light
spark plug wires, service engine soon light, tight budget: Hi Christi, this is a tricky problem...I suggest you have your cooling system and radiator pressure tested for any leaks. Also have the cylinders pressure tested. IF you have a rough running engine AND you have coolant leaking, it s very possible that...

Land Rover Repair: SES light, crankshaft position sensor, transmission control unit
crankshaft position sensor, transmission control unit, landrover discovery: Had the Crankshaft position sensor changed? If yes, had the flywheel adaptation resetted? It s very important! Had the Automatic Transmission control unit checked? BeCause much automati transmission problem can lit the SES lamp! Have you got a printed document...

Land Rover Repair: Series 2a fuel pump, series 2a, stcloudstate
series 2a, stcloudstate, fuel pump: Hi Ryan, sounds alot like poor line pressure OR a fouled fuel filter. Could be a fuel pump but you should do some tests before you go out and buy a pump. Can you do a pressure reading? Never done a fuel pump in a 66 but I know where you can go to...

Land Rover Repair: Series 3 - 4 wheel drive, freewheel hubs, inclines
freewheel hubs, inclines, series 3: Jack up the front end with a rolling type jack under the differential. Spin the front wheels - when you spin one side the other should rotate the other way. Put the vehicle in low with the hubs locks and see if it drives forward with the front wheels off...

Land Rover Repair: Series brake bleeding, plastic syringe, ml plastic
plastic syringe, ml plastic, air leaks: Hi Eric, that is a real puzzler! With brakes it either air, leaks or the Master C. I was once told that me that they had to bleed the MC to finally get rid of that soft pedal. I know there is also a bleeding sequence for some LR s too. The best method...

Land Rover Repair: Series I Coolant Temperature Sensor replacement, coolant temperature sensor, poor fuel economy
coolant temperature sensor, poor fuel economy, sensor replacement: Hi Mark, I m glad I can help. Here is the LR text on the subject of replacing the sensor in a series I Disco: THERMOSTATIC SENSOR Service repair no - 19.22.18 Remove 1. Disconnect Lucar connector from sensor. 2. Remove sensor. Refit 3. Clean...

Land Rover Repair: Serious front end vobbling, merry christmas and happy new year, steering damper
merry christmas and happy new year, steering damper, hub centric rings: Hi Igor, have your local mechanic check your steering damper to see if it needs replacement. This is a common problem with older Rangies and Disco s. Could also be a sign that your shocks and springs may need replacement. Also inspect your balljoints....

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine on 1997 Disco, hi mary, gas cap
hi mary, gas cap, best of luck: Hi Mary, the service engine light (at the 85,000 mile interval) is an emissions examine reminder. I m surprised that the dealer did not know this. Were they too lazy to ask how many miles on your Disco? Dealers can reset this reminder but it will cost...

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine/Check Engine lights, high octane fuel, engine management system
high octane fuel, engine management system, neg bat: Hi Chris, the SES is an emission reminder. The Check Engine light is another matter. Its usually EMS related (engine management system), and the fault codes would really help. Do you have an OBDII reader? If not, go to Advance Auto... these guys are...

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine Light, land rover discovery, petrol engine
land rover discovery, petrol engine, discoweb org: Hi Robin, I m not sure which magic button the dealer mentioned to you about resetting the SERVICE ENGINE light. Here s a website that has a better explanation: http://www.discoweb.org/ goto the TECH section; search the left column for RESET SERVICE...

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine Light, obd ii scan tool, kick panel
obd ii scan tool, kick panel, prongs: Is your vehicle a Discovery I or a Doscovery II? If it s a Discovery II there is no box; you use an OBD II scan tool to clear whatever faults are stored after you do any needed work. If you have a Disco I the box does not really have prongs; they are...

Land Rover Repair: "Service Engine" Light comes on then off, obd ii scan tool, engine management computer
obd ii scan tool, engine management computer, half tank: Erika, the fact that the light is one some days and off others means the problem it s signalling is not very serious. The light is on because your engine management computer has detected some kind of problem. You ll have to have a shop with an OBD II scan...

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine Light and Mass Air Sensor, mass air sensor, throttle position sensor
mass air sensor, throttle position sensor, mass air flow sensor: Hi Neil, usually, MAF failures result in rough idling problems and loss of power. You may be wiser to wait for you LR dealer on this one. MAF are expensive anywhere and some owners will buy them from salvage yards. They rarely fail but when they do -...

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine Light, advance auto parts, service reminder
advance auto parts, service reminder, auto parts stores: Hi John, nice Rangie. Low mileage too! I prefer the 4.0SE over the MKIII anytime. It has a nicer look to it. The reset on a Range Rover is usually done at the dealer only. The testbook must be connected to reset this flag. I think you could try an...

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine light and Check engine light, negative cable, long trip
negative cable, long trip, thanks in advance: Hi Renzo, Did you just have those two lights activated or was there other symptoms? To reset those two lights, simply disconnect the negative cable from your battery for a few seconds and then reattach. Drive the vehicle and see if they come back on....

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine light, big 10 tires, autologic
big 10 tires, autologic, proper tools: There is no way to reset the service light on a 96 Range Rover without the special LR test system. To find alternatives to the dealer look at www.rangerovers.net - perhaps you can find an independent with proper tools (autologic or t4) in driving distanc...

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine Soon, land rover dealership, service engine soon light
land rover dealership, service engine soon light, service person: There is no fuse for the light. If they cleared the codes, there was some kind of problem. What was it? If the light is on again, there is something wrong, and there will be fault codes stored. Reading your story, I think the dealer service person...

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine Soon - 2001 Disco, necessary skills, electronic systems
necessary skills, electronic systems, faults: If you were at the dealer, they would not have just cleared faults They would have read the faults, and told you what course of testing or repair was indicated. Faults appear for a reason. People who just clear faults often don t have the necessary...

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine Soon at 50K miles, discoweb org, testbook
discoweb org, testbook, actron: Hi Andy, yes...thats an emissions reminder and it can be reset using either a LR testbook or an Autologic reader. You can either have the dealer do it for a gizillion dollars OR you can visit your local auto parts guy and see if they ll do it ... for free!...

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine Soon Light, risk engine, immediate service
risk engine, immediate service, mechanic: If the light is on but not flashing, it means your problem is minor. It may cost a lot to fix, or it may cost a little, but whatever it it is not life threatening to the motor If the light were flashing you would need immediate service or risk engine damage...

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine Soon light, obd ii scan tool, land rover discovery
obd ii scan tool, land rover discovery, radiator hoses: If it runs OK and the light is not flashing you are probably OK to take a trip. If you have a life threatening problem the light would flash Without hooking the vehicle to an OBD II scan tool there is no way to know what s wrong or if it s related to the...

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine Soon, range rover, mechanic
range rover, mechanic: Hello Marwan Dajani, go back to your LR dealer and have them revisit this problem. Clearly, it has not been resolved. I could tell you how to reset the light BUT the fault code that triggered this would be erased. You want the dealership to see the fault...

Land Rover Repair: Service Engine soon light, range rover hse, obd ii scan tool
range rover hse, obd ii scan tool, engine management computer: There is nothing anyone can do unless you know what fault codes are stored in the engine management computer. You re going to have to find someone - a shop, an enthusiast, a parts store - with an OBD II scan tool and see what codes are stored. You can...

Land Rover Repair: Service engine light, obd ii scan tool, gas tank
obd ii scan tool, gas tank, presence: The light is on because there s a problem. If there is no problem, the light would have gone off. Its continued presence tell you there s something wrong. You can find a shop with an OBD II scan tool and have them read the codes. That s your next step...

Land Rover Repair: Service engine light on Disco II, land rover discovery, advance auto parts
land rover discovery, advance auto parts, advance auto parts store: Hi Keith, for Disco series I owners, here is a website that describes how to reset the Service Engine Light. http://www.discoweb.org/ go to the TECH section then scroll down to the Reset Service Engine light. For Disco Series II owners, I believe...

Land Rover Repair: Service engine light, engine friction, engine torque
engine friction, engine torque, apparent effect: There are more factory defect codes fits for the P1884 OBDII code. These are: P1884 * CAN message: Engine friction invalid No apparent effect. P1884 * CAN message: Throttle position invalid Substitute throttle angle of 50% adopted. No kickdown....

Land Rover Repair: Shaking when 99 Range Rover is motion, gas button, gas tank
gas button, gas tank, owner info: Your vehicle shakes for one of these reasons: 1 - A tire or wheel is out of round or grossly out of balance 2 - There are broken belts in one or more tires 3 - The wheels are loose or the hubs are bent The fuel door only works from the button if the...

Land Rover Repair: Shaking when breaking, steering damper, brake rotor
steering damper, brake rotor, pad material: I hear you about having new rotors, but rotor problems are almost always the cause of brake shudder. In addition to warping you can get deposition of pad material on the rotor if the brakes are held on after a hard stop. You might want to read more about...

Land Rover Repair: Shift Lever, land rover discovery, brake light switch
land rover discovery, brake light switch, power steering pump: The vehicle is held in park until the brake is pressed with the key on. The brake light switch also operates a solenoid that releases the shift interlock. If you can t shift out of park, your brake lamps probably don t work either. Check the switch, wiring,...

Land Rover Repair: Shift lever button, shift lever, hey john
shift lever, hey john, colum: Hi Gil, are we talking about the kickdown cable? It may be possible to salvage this without replacement BUT you ll have to exceptionally gifted with tools and know the tolerance gaps. Usually, if its a bent kickdown cable, your Disco has to be raised...

Land Rover Repair: Side View Mirror (glass) replacement, mirror assembly, mirror glass
mirror assembly, mirror glass, retaining clip: Hi Ryan, here s what I have: EXTERIOR DRIVING MIRRORS Service repair no - 76.11.10 Replacing the mirror glass 1. Press the outer end of the glass inwards to its full extent. 2. Insert the fingers under the inner end of the glass and pull outwards...

Land Rover Repair: Silly handbrake problem, handbrake lever, t spring
handbrake lever, t spring, gear lever: I think you ve flipped the lock lever upside down. Get a workshop manual and look at the pictures and see the lock mechanism. I think you ll find the lever is not grabbing the teeth any more. If you find our advice useful please give us a good review...

Land Rover Repair: Smell of anti-freeze outside of vehicle after operation, land rover discovery 3, land rover discovery
land rover discovery 3, land rover discovery, temperature guage: Hi Robin, well, it could be your radiator, a hose, a cracked engine block, headgasket failure or heater matrix leakage. Depends on where the leak is...is it in the front of the engine or the back? If its in the back, it could be heater matrix. If...

Land Rover Repair: Sould I buy a 2000 land rover with 68000 miles, general mechanics, general mechanic
general mechanics, general mechanic, labour charges: Hi Kase, these are very good questions about this vehicle. Are 2000 Disco II s reliable - I d rate it 6 out of 10 for reliability. When these vehicle breakdown, it will cost you plenty to repair AND its not always given that the dealer will FULLY repair...

Land Rover Repair: Spark pludg wires on a Dsicovery II, plug wires, half a day
plug wires, half a day, feedback page: You have be be very dextrous or remove the plenum from the engine to change the plug wires. That s why the dealer quotes half a day s labor for the job. Good luck! If you find our advice useful please give us a good rating on the feedback page. Joh...

Land Rover Repair: Spark plugs and wires, plenum, gasket
plenum, gasket, hoses: Hi Jon, the price is far too high but very real. That s what the dealers usually charge. You re right about the plugs costing $5 each but the wires are about $100 to $120 and then there is a plenum gasket ($15) that is usually replaced. The rest is,...

Land Rover Repair: Speed Limit message - overspeed warning, range rover hse, limit message
range rover hse, limit message, steering wheel: Hi Kirsten, Sounds like your Trip computer overspeed warning has been activated. This function is activated by pressing switch 2 (bell symbol) on your light switch arm beside your steering wheel. This function is explained in detail within your owner...

Land Rover Repair: Speed limit warning, dashboard switch, upper button
dashboard switch, upper button, alarm button: OK, there are two possibilities, both of which require you to find a knowledgable shop with an Autologic or T4 1) You can turn off the trip computer aand all of the functions including speed limiter will vanish 2) You can test and find a bad switch in...

Land Rover Repair: Speedometor flucuation, engine management computer, speed sensor
engine management computer, speed sensor, transfer case: Your speedometer is driven by a speed sensor on the transfer case. That same sensor tells the engine management computer how fast the truck is going. If it scrws up it can cause the needle to swing and the engine to cut out at the same instant. That s...

Land Rover Repair: Spider Unit Location on a Discovery 1997 V8 4.0 ?, spider unit, unit location
spider unit, unit location, soldering iron: Andre, I really suggest you go to the landrovertechinfo web site and pay for access to your car. Security controllers used by LR vary from year to year, and country to country. I really think you will get better guidance from the official source. In...

Land Rover Repair: Spider Unit Location and picture, spider unit, inaccessible locations
spider unit, inaccessible locations, coin tray: Hi Laji, here s an excerpt from a fellow owner who replaced his spider unit. Within these steps is a good description of the black box Spider: (thanks goes to DiscoDave) Removing the spider unit This is fun. Really fun in only the way that a...

Land Rover Repair: Sqeeking Brakes, brake pads, rotors
brake pads, rotors, high heat: Hi Michael, you could consider changing the pads. Raybestos are a good brand and they are about $50 for a pair. Another cause could be your rotors - they may be glazed (high heat) and can cause such noise. A brake shop could turn your rotors for about...

Land Rover Repair: SRS Light, actron obd ii, light flickers
actron obd ii, light flickers, belt tensioners: Hi Vic, I ve handled many questions and I ve not seen many problems with the SRS light remaining on. Some owners have said that after 10 years, the air bag has to be replaced and that this is a reminder, similar to the emissions reminder every 82K or...

Land Rover Repair: SRS Light, discovery series ii, dashboard lights
discovery series ii, dashboard lights, electrical faults: Hi Jerry, ahh, the wonderous works of Lord Lucas electrics! You may indeed have a problem with your SRS and only your local LR dealer can read off the code and TRY to locate the cause. Since you ve already had a dealer service this, you may want to contact...

Land Rover Repair: SRS light, turn signal switch, colum
turn signal switch, colum, steering column: Hello Linda, this sounds like an electrical short. Since it involves the SRS, you should have this problem addressed as soon as possible. If the SRS should deploy suddenly, you could find yourself and your passengers in peril. It may be a simple electrical...

Land Rover Repair: SRS light, responed, ecu
responed, ecu, test system: I just answered this question for ABS ecu. Are they both not communicating? If so, you most likely have wiring trouble. You can t work on the SRS without the LR test system. It s a waste of time to swap the SRS ecu because nothing will happen unles...

Land Rover Repair: SRS lights, seatbelt pretensioners, srs service
seatbelt pretensioners, srs service, component failure: Hi Rosa, a Pertitioner is a legal term and I have never heard of this as a LR component. There are two pretensioners...one for the driver seatbelt and one for the passenger seatbelt. Both are controlled by the DCU (diagnostic control unit) and are part...

Land Rover Repair: SRS, srs system, testbook
srs system, testbook, light thanks: Hi Jim, from what I understand, that s the normal sequence of events...after 10 years, the SRS system has to be inspected. I don t know of any reset process for the SRS light... I believe its reset by the testbook found at most LR dealers. Let me know...

Land Rover Repair: Stalling/Black Smoke, vehicle speed sensor, throttle position sensor
vehicle speed sensor, throttle position sensor, electronic engine management: Hi Mark, I ve checked all my notes and links and have not seen a MAP sensor mentioned. The best solution is to have your Disco analyzed by a LR testbook diagnostic system to isolate the problem. The MAF sensor is very expensive and should not be swapped...

Land Rover Repair: Stalls when hot weather...won't start till cool down, coolant temperature sensor, intake air temperature sensor
coolant temperature sensor, intake air temperature sensor, coolant line: **************** followup *************** Hi Terry, Rad blockages, however small, can contribute to an undetected heat increase, thus influencing other sensors and components to react differently. The best way to tell if your rad is working 100% is...

Land Rover Repair: Staring problems: after stored for 1 month, auto store, hi john
auto store, hi john, simple test: Hi Ed, it s possible that the battery was just weak. The battery should recover if you are driving the Disco now. It sure sounds like a weak battery. Just to be sure take a volt reading of the battery and the alternator to make sure both are working...

Land Rover Repair: Start Engine problem Dicovery I, throttle position sensor, lab scope
throttle position sensor, lab scope, alram: Hi Taka, no problem. The TPS sensor should be located behind and just above the left valve cover. It s black hardened plastic I wish AllExperts had a photo attachment capabilty. Just text alone is not enough! The TPS tells the computer that the...

Land Rover Repair: Starter?, stearing wheel, track thanks
stearing wheel, track thanks, gunk: Hi Grant, yes, sometimes the main cog within the starter that engages the main crank can be surrounded with rust and gunk. Tapping the starter can jar it free but eventually it will seize again. You have the choice, remove the starter and rebuild it,...

Land Rover Repair: Starting, land rover discovery, power steering fluid
land rover discovery, power steering fluid, thick oil: Hi Samantha, you are in luck! I just had my starter fail less than a week ago (lucky for you...no so for me). With the help of some friends, we were able to remove the starter and throughly examine it for the problem. My Disco has over 320,000 kms...

Land Rover Repair: Not Starting, land rover discovery, fuel pressure regulator
land rover discovery, fuel pressure regulator, throttle position sensor: Hi David, I am glad you solved this on your own. I have to admit that when I read your followup about the fuel filter, I had to laugh at the whole situation. I often forget to look at the obvious and move right into the mire of common LR component...

Land Rover Repair: Not Starting, throttle position sensor, mass air flow
throttle position sensor, mass air flow, engine management system: Hi Andrew... how much mud and water? Must have been loads of fun! wow...if you got water high enough, you could have affected the SAM (spark amplifier module). This little #$$%## is very sensitive to water and I ve seen many Disco s affected this...

Land Rover Repair: Starting a Discovery, spark plug wires, auto wrecker
spark plug wires, auto wrecker, switch battery: Hi Bryan, I don t think its your starter since you say it is trying to start but no HURRAH . It could be spark related, perhaps the coil is faulty or the spark amplifier module is failing. It is also possible that the immobiliser unit (SPIDER), which...

Land Rover Repair: Starting the Engine after a heavy rainfall, heavy downpour, light rainfall
heavy downpour, light rainfall, fuse box: You may be able to fix it yourself if you are handy. Take apart and clean all the heavy wire connections at the battery, the fuse box, and the chassis. I guess it depends upon your level of mechanical skill. Another good resource for tips on this...

Land Rover Repair: Starting problems 95 Discovery V8 FI, coolant temperature sensor, fuel pressure regulator
coolant temperature sensor, fuel pressure regulator, engine cranks: I think it will be the coolant temperature sensor. Be cause if it gives a hot signal all times, the engine work fine in hot, but the mixture will too lean in colder engine. Try to measure resistance between the two pins (hot and cold too), then write me...

Land Rover Repair: Starting, spark plug wires, engine cranks
spark plug wires, engine cranks, discovery engine: Hi Brian, I think your problem is more firing than fuel delivery. You stated that after several attempts you smell fuel...so up to that point, the air/fuel portion of ignition is present. What is needed is spark. The ECU controls the spark from various...

Land Rover Repair: Stategy to deal with engine codes, throttle position sensor, highway robbery
throttle position sensor, highway robbery, code 19: Why would you think clearing the codes would accomplish anything? The codes are there because there s a problem. Fix the problem. In the workshop manual (which you can access online for a small fee at www.landrovertechinfo.com ) you can read the tests...

Land Rover Repair: Status Lights, salvage yard, reputable dealership
salvage yard, reputable dealership, salvage: Hi Michael, I could be wrong but could it be just the bulb? You could dismantle the driver side dashboard and replace the bulb. If its the entire panel, you could replace it with one from a salvage yard. In NC, there are many that have LR parts. ...

Land Rover Repair: Steering column noise, coloumn, steering box
coloumn, steering box, hi john: Sometimes you get noise from inside the column, from plastic rubbing ot the bushings, and it can be time consuming to fix. I have also see moaning noises from the steering box get transmitted up the column into the car I have never found either to be...

Land Rover Repair: Steering damper, steering damper, wheel alignment
steering damper, wheel alignment, balljoints: Hi Jose, if the wheel alignment was successful and you trust the mechanic who performed the alignment, you can be satisfied that no balljoints are damaged. Its possible it could be the swivel pin or even an axle. Has this Disco been in an accident?...

Land Rover Repair: Steering issues, wheel bearings, left front tire
wheel bearings, left front tire, duck feet: Hi Moose, I don t believe that just adjusting the toe will correct the misaligned steering wheel. Remember this, Disco s have a solid axle, so castor and camber angles are not adjustable. Only the toe in/out is adjustable. If I were you, I d check...

Land Rover Repair: Steering system, steering damper, steering boxes
steering damper, steering boxes, steering box: The leak in the steering box is probably unrelated to your vibration. The seal kit should be installed by someone with the necessary skills. But in my experience installing seal kits on Rover boxes seldom works out. That s why we just install rebuilt...

Land Rover Repair: Steering vibration, steering damper, road hole
steering damper, road hole, steering wheel: The vibration is constantly had at any speed, than it can be by wheels aren t well balanced, or in the wheel there are some mud, or anything like that had sticked. (try to balance the wheels, and/or wash them with steam cleaner) If the damper is wrong, you...

Land Rover Repair: Steering Wheel Defective Material !?, land rover defender, defender tdi
land rover defender, defender tdi, problem occured: Hi Kamal, This is the first time I ve heard of a steering wheel disolving from within. Has to be corrosion and once it starts there s little that can be done. You could always bore a hole and inject a resin that would harden but it would never be the...

Land Rover Repair: Stuck driver's side door LR discovery, landrover discovery, wd40
landrover discovery, wd40, colds: The rod between the outside handle, or the handle itself, has probably broken inside. Take the door panel apart and you should be able to see. The rod may also be stretched too far to release the latch, in which case you can repair the situation by adjusting...

Land Rover Repair: Stuck in Park Position, land rover discovery, fuse box
land rover discovery, fuse box, park position: Dismount the underdash panel, or the under-steering wheel door. At the brake pedal s top you will see a switch. I think It s not in that correct position, or stucked. Take it out, but the leave connector in the switch. Now at ignition on, try to push the...

Land Rover Repair: Stuck in Park (no shade), land rover discovery, brake light switch
land rover discovery, brake light switch, vacuum tube: Hi Ronald, your 1996 has its own electronic repair section. I have some pages I can send you BUT I can t use this website to display graphics. If you want to see the electronic wiring diagrams, send me an email and I ll respond with some pdf pages that...

Land Rover Repair: Stuck parking brake, drum note, brake shoes
drum note, brake shoes, rear wheels: Hi John, you ll have to adjust the cable from below. Here are the steps: 1. select a gear or put in Park - main gearbox 2. chock rear wheels 3. release parkbreak lever 4. remove switch panel from centre console 5. under disco, rotate brake adjuster...

Land Rover Repair: Student Seeks Economical Fix, toyota 4runners, question 2c
toyota 4runners, question 2c, vacuum pump: Question 1: Is there a way that I can disable the rear A/C? I.e., can I disconnect the hose from the main A/C unit in the front and put a stopper on the place where the hose was removed in order to prevent the loss of refrigerant? I have always found...

Land Rover Repair: SUSPENSION CONVERSION, conversion kits, conversion kit
conversion kits, conversion kit, coil spring: Hi Tony, yes EAS problems are common and some owners have purchased coil spring conversion kits. Kits include a EAS override module that is an answer to reocurring problems. For those RR owner with EAS woes, I d go for the conversion. Kit costs about...

Land Rover Repair: SUSPENSION, hr job, suspension components
hr job, suspension components, rear suspension: Hi Logan, if you are having the ENTIRE suspension replaced, yes - it will take at least 5 hours. The front suspension is more complicated due to the many components involved with steering. The 4.5 hr quote is about right. As for the rear, it has no...

Land Rover Repair: Sudden strange electrical issues, british sense of humor, fog lights
british sense of humor, fog lights, turn signals: Huh It s hard problem. So, first the brake pedals plunger can pull out hardly. Not problem if you pulled too much be couse it will go back as needed. So the other problems, I think causing by IDM (Intelligent Driver Module, which is located on the fuse...

Land Rover Repair: Sudden strange electrical problems, fog lights, door switch
fog lights, door switch, turn signals: The BCU is under the seat, and it s tough to test without the dedicated LR test system. You have to have the system to configure a new one. I really don t think you are going to get anywhere without a tester, so I think a properly equipped svc ctr is...

Land Rover Repair: Suggested Oil on older Disco, snowmobile trailers, grade oil
snowmobile trailers, grade oil, mobil 1: I would suggest Mobil 1 1550. If you look on our web site, www.robisonservice.com service land rover you will find a complete list of recommended services and fluids. Good luck! If you find our advice useful please give us a good rating on the...

Land Rover Repair: Sun roof stuck in discover land rover, computer keyboards, guide rails
computer keyboards, guide rails, sun roof: Hi Darshak Udeshi, did you thoroughly clean out the guide rails? IF so, it could then be the motor that is causing this problem. You ll have to let a more experienced technician resolve this by examining the guides and motor operation. Best of luck,...

Land Rover Repair: Sunroof, discovery series ii, land rover specialist
discovery series ii, land rover specialist, roof assemblies: If they both stopped working at the same time I d start by checking the power to the switches. I think you d spend under $150 at a Land Rover specialist to find out what s wrong. A power problem could be inexpensive. Two bad roof assemblies could be $1500....

Land Rover Repair: Sunroof, roof assembly, feedback page
roof assembly, feedback page, station wagon: I m sorry to report that you must drop the whole headlining and remove the sliding roof assembly to address the problem you describe. Depending upon what broke, you could buy a complete sliding roof mechanism or a track. If you want to undertake this...

Land Rover Repair: Sunroof, lithium grease, tilt position
lithium grease, tilt position, negative cable: *********************************** FOLLOW UP: Hi Brian, A fellow owner wrote to me stating: There is a fairly common problem where the sunroof would start to move back before lifting, thus getting stuck. It should lift, then move. The problem...

Land Rover Repair: Suspension 96' Land Rover, land rover discovery, independent shop
land rover discovery, independent shop, vehcile: Hi Jonathan, sounds like suspension - could be shock or a coil spring. If this is original equipment, it s about time for the shocks and springs to be changed - all around the vehcile. Remember, a good suspension provides a better ride AND stopping...

Land Rover Repair: Suspension/Bearings? 95 Disco I, axle components, canadian tire
axle components, canadian tire, steering wheel: Hi Wes, this sounds like the CV joint - part of the axle components. If you have LR do this, it ll cost you about $3000 Cdn. If you do it, it will cost you about $800 and your own time. If it was a wheel bearing, you would hear noise ALL of the time....

Land Rover Repair: Suspension, air shock, system resets
air shock, system resets, suspension problems: Hi Clay, You mentioned that after you select the leveling button, the suspension system resets itself and will hold for some time . This may indicate a air shock problem on the rear left side. Your compressor is able to reset but eventually, the air...

Land Rover Repair: Front seat drivers side support system, home mechanic, rovers north
home mechanic, rovers north, resonable price: First - this sort of repair is usually done by trim shops. I m not exactly sure what you mean by under gurding but Land Rover does sell all the pieces of the seat and they can be replaced by a resourceful home mechanic. However, trim shops often have less...

Land Rover Repair: seat switch, electric seat, steering columns
electric seat, steering columns, range rover: Hi Valerie, here is a website that may address your problem. Many older LR s have problems like this and its often attributed to tarnished contacts and corroded wires. http://www.jpurnell.com/RR/repairs/seat_switches.htm This site has some excellent...

Land Rover Repair: security system - 1995 Disco won't start, system override, door key
system override, door key, control key: Hi Amin, sounds like the alarm system was triggered and is preventing the engine from starting. There is an override: System Override - If the door key is held in the locked position for a period of 5 - 8 seconds the vehicle will lock but the security...

Land Rover Repair: security system disabled, hyannis, gizmo
hyannis, gizmo, best of luck: Hi Wendy, usually, you can disarm the vehicle by locking the doors with just the key. insert the key into the drivers door then lock the door. This will lock all the doors at once. With the key still in the drivers door, wait a moment then unlock...

Land Rover Repair: sender wrong; temp ok but what causes running on?, fuel octane rating, radiator cap
fuel octane rating, radiator cap, valve job: Running on is caused by: 0) fuel octane rating is too low 1) excessive engine temperature 2) excessive compression ratio (planing the head too much in a valve job) 3) too much timing advance 4) idle speed too high 5) tight valves or damaged spark plug...

Land Rover Repair: ser11 disco 99 4ltr auto, disco 99, brgs
disco 99, brgs, warm beer: The follow up appeared twice, once without the question. In addition to my last response - the pads could be making an ultrasonic squeal that triggers the sensor. The ring gets out of true somehow or the hub gets loose. Sometimes the rings corrod...

Land Rover Repair: series 3 land rover clutch, slave cylinder, best of luck
slave cylinder, best of luck, series 3: Hi Gareth, if you are trying to engage the clutch and it does not work, the chances are high that the slave cylinder has a problem. Most LR dealers can replace the slave cylinder for about $400 to $600 using rebuilt parts. This I know from experience....

Land Rover Repair: serpentine belt not aligning with new water pump, john robison, serpentine belt
john robison, serpentine belt, water pump: The only answers I can think of are that you installed the wrong pump or you have the belt routed wrong. Your owners manual should show the belt routing. If not, you can buy a day s access to Land Rover s site www.landrovertechinfo.com and get the picture...

Land Rover Repair: serpentine belt and tensioner pulley, serpentine belts, tensioner pulley
serpentine belts, tensioner pulley, serpentine belt: Hi Milton, are you sure you are feeding the belt correctly? It should not be that difficult to slip on. Its times like this that I wish this webservice would allow me to post jpg pictures. One picture is worth a thousand words... Here is a webpage...

Land Rover Repair: serpentine belt, serpentine belt, ventillator
serpentine belt, ventillator, metal tube: Put on the belt except the tensioner. It will be the last. Then take a 15mm sized wrench (a long one, or try to make longer by a metal tube). Put it on the tensioner s screw and rotate it counter-clockwise to loosing it, push the belt on, than release tensioner....

Land Rover Repair: service engine light, electronic gadgets, negative cable
electronic gadgets, negative cable, radio code: Hi Ed, to reset the service engine light, disconnect the negative cable from the battery for about 3 seconds. Reconnect cable and be prepared to enter the radio code and correct time for your clock. Once this is done, if your service engine light re-appears,...

Land Rover Repair: service engine soon '00 Disco, land rover discovery, electronic engine management
land rover discovery, electronic engine management, engine management system: Hi Marcelino, not much. You have a fully electronic engine management system and all are controlled by sensors and adjustments are very few. LR mechanics with a testbook diagnostic device can manipulate some components but there is nothing you can do....

Land Rover Repair: service engine soon, seat drop, discoweb org
seat drop, discoweb org, autozone: Hi Steve, for your Disco, I think it can be reset by an OBDII reader. Advance auto and Autozone are two part stores that will do this for you for free. Nice promo. You may want to purchase an OBDII reader for your Disco II. You can find them for under...

Land Rover Repair: service lights, obd ii scan tool, battery cables
obd ii scan tool, battery cables, warning lights: Why do people assume warning lights don t mean anything? Your service engine light is on because there s a problem. Find a shop with an OBD II scan tool and see what the stored codes are and see where that leads. Disconnecting the battery will just...

Land Rover Repair: sevice eng light, best of luck, wes
best of luck, wes, emissions: Hi Wes, could be just an emissions reminder. Go to www.discoweb.org and check out the TECH section. In there, you should find an excellent article on resetting the service engine light. IF you can t do this, the dealer will for about $300 plus and...

Land Rover Repair: shake, surge, and misfire, best wishes for 2005, valve job
best wishes for 2005, valve job, exhaust side: *******************FOLLOW UP ************** Hi Scott, here are some dealers I found. The closest to you IN OHIO is first: Land Rover Dayton ADDRESS: 780 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd. Centerville OH 45459 PHONE: (937) 428 4000 URL: dayton.landroverretailer.com...

Land Rover Repair: shaking in my 2003 range rover, intelligent diagnosis, engine vibration
intelligent diagnosis, engine vibration, million questions: I can t really answer this question without seeing the vehicle or asking more quesions. If you want to pay a technician for telephone support the cost is $89 per 1/2 hour call, and we have provision for that on our web site, www.robisonservice.com You...

Land Rover Repair: shaking on the highway, wheel alignment, balljoint
wheel alignment, balljoint, range rover: Hi Shannon, have your suspension tested at a local garage. Could be as simple as the shocks needing replacement. Could also be balljoint or steering related, so a wheel-alignment may reveal this too! This can be done at most local garages and won t cost...

Land Rover Repair: shift motor/encoder motor, t4 test, einfo
t4 test, einfo, barking up the wrong tree: The simple explanation is: You unbolt the motor from the rear of the transfer case, wriggle it out, and fit the new one. For a real step-by-step with illustrations, I suggest www.landrovertechinfo.com - Land Rover s official site. Here in the US, a day...

Land Rover Repair: out side air noise, hot glue gun, interior trimming
hot glue gun, interior trimming, air noise: Hello Dan, I too have this same problem. For my Disco, I plan to replace the seals with some aftermarket rubber weatherstrip that borders each door. You can check your Disco to see if any of the seals have come loose. A few years ago, I used a hot glue...

Land Rover Repair: one side hot?, heater element, heating element
heater element, heating element, john robison: Your problem sounds like blend door failure. The blend doors are sold in sets of three, and extensive dashboard disassermbly is required to change them. It s a 6-8 hour job for a skilled tech. You can read the DIY procedure in an article at www.rangerovers.net...

Land Rover Repair: slight wallowing on road, gas shocks, loose tie
gas shocks, loose tie, stock units: The older Discoveries were notorious for loose front end bushings, loose panhard rods, loose tie rod ends, loose swiveal housings. Worn parts, combined with old shocks and imbalanced tires, will wobble and shake pretty good. I recommend the Bilstein...

Land Rover Repair: sluggish drive land rover discovery 2 2001, land rover discovery 2, land rover discovery
land rover discovery 2, land rover discovery, problem thanks: You should not be driving the vehicle if the converter is red hot. At worst you ll have a fire; at best you ll melt your new converter. If the converter is red hot there is either an injector problem on that side of the motor, or a constant misfire...

Land Rover Repair: smoking, landrover discovery 200, air leaks
landrover discovery 200, air leaks, valve clearances: Hi Noddy, could be one of these possible problems: injection pump timing is incorrect, valve clearances are incorrect, wax is forming in fuel. You could try this: disconnect the negative terminal cable for about 1 minute. Reconnect and restart engine....

Land Rover Repair: no spark 1992 range rover, rovers north, workshop manual
rovers north, workshop manual, range rover: It sounds like you don t have power to the coil, or you have a failed amplifier or trigger (in the distributor) The workshop manual has a step by step process to test those parts. Tha manual and the repair parts are available from Atlantic British (800...

Land Rover Repair: speedometer sporadic, vehicle speed sensor, throttle position sensor
vehicle speed sensor, throttle position sensor, vehicle speed sensor vss: Hi Randy, VSS is located on Transfer Gearbox just behind tranny. VSS feeds signal to ECU which in turn signals speedometer. It could be the wiring from the ECU to the dashboard. IF this problem is random, your work is more difficult. IF not, it would...

Land Rover Repair: speedometer VSS problem?, vehicle speed sensor, throttle position sensor
vehicle speed sensor, throttle position sensor, allen screw: Hi Vince, 96 speed sensor is located on the transfer gearbox (LT230T) and is held in place by an allen screw. It s possible that the VSS (Vehicle speed sensor) is at fault. I ve had my speedometer go wild but it was due to a TPS (throttle position...

Land Rover Repair: sputtering problem, luck john, distributor cap
luck john, distributor cap, electrical connections: My suggestions would be: 1) remove all electrical connections and blow clear with air, then spray with WD40, then pack with dielectric grease and assemble. This applies to the fuel injection wiring and the plug wires. 2) change the plugs if you have...

Land Rover Repair: squeeky noise when driving in a curve, squeek, steering wheel
squeek, steering wheel, servo: I can t find the word squeek in he dictionary.... I think the noise can be more things, check the followings: 1: Steering servo fluid level 2: is the drive belt stressful? 3: is the tyre surface OK? 4: isn t the wheels clucking? Jack the wheel and try...

Land Rover Repair: what do i do my srs light comes on, e mail address, disc type
e mail address, disc type, software engineer: Hi Mitchell, sounds like your having electrical short somewhere. Check all your lightbulbs all around your Disco. Maybe one has blown out and causing some trouble elsewhere. This has known to happen on other Disco s. If a sidemarker lightbulb burns...

Land Rover Repair: srs light, t4 system, instrument cluster
t4 system, instrument cluster, test system: With every Land Rover I have ever seen, when the SRS light comes on, it stays on until cleared by the Land Rover test system. If yours is going off and on I d look to a problem in the instrument cluster or a failure in the SRS controller itself. My guess...

Land Rover Repair: About to stall...95 DISCO I, throttle position sensor, air meter
throttle position sensor, air meter, gas cap: The running of a 1995 Disco will not be affected by the gas cap. Hesitation on takeoff could be timing, a throttle position sensor, an air meter fault, or something else. If you get a workshop manual for the car you ll find a complete step by step procedure...

Land Rover Repair: stalling engine, throttle position sensor, land rover discovery
throttle position sensor, land rover discovery, humidty: Hi Rudy, sounds like the TPS (throttle position sensor) or IAC (idle air control). Remote problem could be the MAF but the fact that you see no problems at higher speeds has me think about your engine at low idles. I would suspect this first as I have...

Land Rover Repair: stalling/idle...... HELP!!!, engine management system, cold stars
engine management system, cold stars, hand me downs: The Bosch engine management system in a 1999 V8 Rover is very hard to diagnose in your driveway. I suggest you look on www.rangerovers.net in their shop list and see if there s a specialist near you. Otherwise, I d suggest the dealer. There is no obvious...

Land Rover Repair: stalling, land rover discovery, fine shape
land rover discovery, fine shape, litre engines: Hi Dean, no problem. I hope it is just your TPS. Threre are other possible causes that I did not mention because they can terrify your budget! For example, many 4.0, 4.2 and 4.6 litre engines have a sticking exhaust valve problem. The only cure is...

Land Rover Repair: How to start car immobiliser problem, rf receiver, car immobiliser
rf receiver, car immobiliser, system sort: Sid, don t pass that security code around so easily! You never know who s reading your question. I don t post anything that will assist in breaking security or by-passing key systems. You could disconnect the negative cable on your battery, reattach...

Land Rover Repair: Will not start when cold, 1998 Range Rover, spark plug wires, servo motor
spark plug wires, servo motor, cold engine: ******* Follow-up ********* Cortelius, Here is a portion of an article I read a few months ago, basically it discusses common AC problems: If your system is adjustable on one side, but not the other meaning one side is stuck on hot, cold, or somewhere...

Land Rover Repair: no start/water drenched ECU, water seal, eproms
water seal, eproms, scrapyard: Hi Phil, you could try swapping out the EPROMS from your old ECU to the new ECU. Shame your ECU was flooded. Check the seal and possibly be creative and water seal the new one. Usually, GEMS have to be reprogrammed by testbook. Hope is the coilpack?...

Land Rover Repair: will not start, latch system, fuel injection systems
latch system, fuel injection systems, fuel injection system: Hi Michelle, seems you have a few problems here. The difficult starts may be due to a weak battery or alternator. Most mechanics will test the battery for at least 12 volts and test the alt to see if it charges the battery (+12 volts). If your mechanic...

Land Rover Repair: starter, kick plate, door weatherstrip seals
kick plate, door weatherstrip seals, problem water: It takes a skilled technician 1.5-2 hours to change the starter on a lift. Can you do it? I don t know . . . I don t know your skill level. There is nothing really tricky about it. Water on the floor is usually from a windshield leak. If by kick plate...

Land Rover Repair: starter starter solenoid, landrover discovery, starter solenoid
landrover discovery, starter solenoid, solenoid: We don t usually change just the starter solenoid because the brushes and drive wear out also. The dealer sells a brand new starter, a Bosch model that s better than what you have now. Aftermarket parts suppliers do sell rebuilt starters, andtheir cost...

Land Rover Repair: starter and transmission problems related?, coolant temperature, transmission shops
coolant temperature, transmission shops, torque converter: Hi Ali, I don t believe that a starter fault can affect the transmission on any vehicle...unless your starting it while in gear. The TC is a buffer between the engine and the transmission. Since you don t have a clutch, the TC is the method used to interact...

Land Rover Repair: starter, discoweb org, spindle shaft
discoweb org, spindle shaft, auto parts shop: Hi Asif, the best way to test the starter is to remove it from the engine and bench test it with a multimeter and a spare 12 volt battery. If you hear clicking noises its bad news for the starter. You can either rebuild the starter yourself, buy a rebuilt...

Land Rover Repair: startera, replacement starters, salvage yards
replacement starters, salvage yards, nimble fingers: Hi Annabelle, I m not absolutely sure what your question is but here goes: if its just a general question - your LR technician will swap out the old starter and install a new or rebuilt starter, depending on your request. A new starter is often the...

Land Rover Repair: starting problem on 95' disco, air flow meter, vacuum hose
air flow meter, vacuum hose, workshop manual: A failure to start could be caused by bad wiring from the coil to ecu, a bad ecu, a bad ignition trigger or amp, a bad air flow meter . . . Changing parts in hopes you hit it will be very expensive. I sugest you find a qualified shop that can perform...

Land Rover Repair: starting problem freelander td4, engine management systems, instrument pack
engine management systems, instrument pack, horizontal row: Willem, that s very good news. I wonder which relay it was? I will keep this in mind for the next Freelander who has this problem. Here is what I have on Freelander Td4 starting: DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION CHARGING AND STARTING Td4 DESCRIPTION...

Land Rover Repair: starting problem, land rover discovery, vacuum advance
land rover discovery, vacuum advance, vacuum hose: Hi Lawrence, you ll have to replace that hose. It does not have to match exactly what was there. In fact, LR had changed this and it is now a direct vacuum hose from nipple to nipple! So long as the hose fits tightly over both ends, it should be good....

Land Rover Repair: starting problems, air fuel mixture, vacuum leaks
air fuel mixture, vacuum leaks, fuel pump filter: Hi Dan, a difficult starting engine can be caused by either ignition or fuel related problems. Ignition problems can be spark plug, wire, coilpack, alternator, starter and even battery related. If the starter is turning then engine over, it leaves...

Land Rover Repair: starting problems, fuel air mixture, starter solenoid
fuel air mixture, starter solenoid, grey ash: Hi Kevin, ############## FOLLOW UP ############### Kevin, in addition to the info I sent this morning, I forgot to mention you can determine if it is your spider immobiliser that is causing this problem. The spider controls if, when and how the vehicle...

Land Rover Repair: starting probs, quality replacements, intake plenum
quality replacements, intake plenum, oil light: The oil light typically won t go out while cranking because of engine speed. Start with the easy stuff, fuel filter, air filter, spark plugs and wires-replace them all with high quality replacements. Then check the PCV line from the right valve cover...

Land Rover Repair: not starting or running rough, rangie, foot on the gas
rangie, foot on the gas, rough couple: Hi Orchun, perhaps your problem is not the fuel portion of the ignition but the spark. You ve replaced the cap and rotor, nice, wires and plugs seen good but what about your coil? Are you getting enough spark. Not enough spark will give you the same...

Land Rover Repair: not starting, spark plug wires, coil wire
spark plug wires, coil wire, distributor cap: Hi Chaikirah, its obvious that you re not getting enough spark AT THE COIL. Its very dangerous to touch the HT lead wire on the coil...seriously. IF your getting current from your coil but the plugs are wet , something between the coil and plugs...

Land Rover Repair: startup problems, starter solenoid, wont kick
starter solenoid, wont kick, road dirt: Hi Joe, could it be the wiring to the starter solenoid? I had a problem were the exposed main lead wire to the solenoid was soaked in oil, road dirt, some corrosion had started and it was even frayed a little. I cut the wire, soldered a new piece (same...

Land Rover Repair: steering, steering boxes, seal kits
steering boxes, seal kits, steering box: By repair kit I assume you mean new seals. We used to install seal kits but stopped doing it because the steering boxes leaked again shortly after repair. Apparently the shafts get loose in the bearings and the seals no longer hold tight. It s been...

Land Rover Repair: steering knuckle, land rover discovery, pitman arm
land rover discovery, pitman arm, steering knuckle: I think you are referring to what LR calls the pitman arm, which is a lever connecting the steering box to the front tie rod. If it stripped and the threads on the box are damaged you ll need a pitman arm and a steering box. The arm is removed with a puller...

Land Rover Repair: steering problems, steering wheel, hard job
steering wheel, hard job, steering box: I would say take it back to the mechanic that messed it up, an demand he fix it correctly as part of the original cost. Talk to his supervisor, or his supervisors supervisor. Poor service like that gives all mechanics a bad name, and should not be accepted....

Land Rover Repair: steering, steering damper, power steering
steering damper, power steering, sludge: Hi Dontay, I ve never used PS flush products before. Never needed this done. IF your PS fluid is sludge , I have to wonder what s causing this. I would consider draining the fluid and replacing it with fresh fluid. IF you feel the need for a...

Land Rover Repair: stop solenoid, fuel injection pump, haynes manual
fuel injection pump, haynes manual, solenoid: The Haynes manual describes the older system. Go to www.landrovertechinfo.com and purchase a day s access for your vehicle. They have the information on the pump - you can print it so it s always there. That web site is called GTR - Land Rover s offical...

Land Rover Repair: strange sound freelander 1999, electronic traction control, loose cables
electronic traction control, loose cables, strange sound: Hi Martijn, I ve heard that the electronic traction control occasionally makes buzzing sounds. You ll have to get LR to check that out. This is a problem even for Rangies and some Disco s. The only other possible buzzing I would imagine is caused by...

Land Rover Repair: stuck filler plug, filler plug, liquid wrench
filler plug, liquid wrench, wd40: Hi Larry, normally, 30Nm of torque should open the plug. I would clean the area as best as you can. Use some penetrating fluid like WD40 or Liquid Wrench. Spray the area liberally and leave it overnight. If you are very, very careful, you could...

Land Rover Repair: stuck incrawl mode, airspring, vehicle inspection
airspring, vehicle inspection, first thought: my first thought is they unseated an airspring when they lifted it to look under. the suspension will try to raise, but all the air will dump out the unseated spring. when you hit the brakes it will not level so you hear all the solenoids closing, and the...

Land Rover Repair: stuck in park disco, land rover dealer, brake switch
land rover dealer, brake switch, land rover: Hi Vincent, that s even more amazing! You actually brought your Disco to a LAND ROVER DEALER and they didn t charge you! Again, this is a first. I hope all your dealings with this dealer are as honest and fortunate. Best regards, JohnMc NB:...

Land Rover Repair: How subscribe to LR tech info?, factory source, alternative service
factory source, alternative service, car makers: Go here: http://www.landrovertechinfo.com/extlrprod/market.jsp Click North America or Rest of World Click New User Register Land Rover is the factory source. Alldata is a summary of all car makers data. If you want the original information...

Land Rover Repair: sunroof, landrover dealer, alternative shop
landrover dealer, alternative shop, feedback page: Service people that just don t care are a huge problem in our industry. Is there an alternative shop near you? As to the noise . . . don t expect them to go for a ride and hear YOUR noise. Take them for a ride, and SHOW THEM the noise. If you can t...

Land Rover Repair: suspension, solenoid, ecu
solenoid, ecu, year 2000: This could be probably 2 things. 1 the solenoid is stuck open, allowing air to come in when not needed, but that s not highly likely as the compressor would have to be running. 2-that side height sensor has gone bad, the ECU thinks that wheel is low-much...

Land Rover Repair: suspension/ engien, speedy muffler, tensioner pulley
speedy muffler, tensioner pulley, pep boys: Hi Colm, could be balljoint problems. High mileage Disco s have this and a few other possible suspension problems. Have it inspected at a reputable brake and suspension shop. Mienke, Midas, Speedy muffler, PEP Boys, Advance auto all have good parts...

Land Rover Repair: suspension/engine, shock absorber, general mechanic
shock absorber, general mechanic, linkage problem: Hi Colm, If your suspension is tight enough for the general mechanic, I would imagine his guess that it could have been a shock absorber hit . If this noise happens again, I d have your shocks examined for leakage. The whining sound could be just...

Land Rover Repair: suspension lights all on, suspension height, autologic
suspension height, autologic, air suspension: Hi David, You have a soft fault, which is usually minor. They don t cause the suspension to drop to the bumpstops but are harder to find without diagnostic equipment. The fastest/easiest way to diagnose is with a Land Rover specific diagnostic tool like...

Land Rover Repair: suspension, piston ring, leaky valve
piston ring, leaky valve, orings: Hi, some of the issues are there, like leaky springs, worn out compressors, leaky valve blocks etc...but those are the easy things to fix. Springs and orings are rubber, they need replaced in 7-10 years regardless of whether it s a classic or p38. The...

Land Rover Repair: suspention, radius arm bushings, land rover dicovery
radius arm bushings, land rover dicovery, radius arms: The usual cause of that problem is worn out radius arm bushings. The radius arms are the long arms that attach the axles to the chassis. They run in a fore-aft direction and there s a pair of busines on each one. They get loose and the axles wobble, and...

Land Rover Repair: switches, air suspension system, pan gasket
air suspension system, pan gasket, disk brakes: Hi Graham, you have the luck of the Irish on your side! A new tranny would have set you back $7500 or more. Stopping like you did was indeed a smart thing to do. Your series II Disco must have the air suspension system so raising the rear may be good...

Land Rover Repair: T-Box reseal, head gasket replacement, landrover discovery
head gasket replacement, landrover discovery, head gaskets: It is rare for transfer cases to leak so much they leave spots. But it can happen. I d just make sure that s what is really leaking. Slight leakage from the heads is nothing to worry about unless the spots on the ground bother you. Land Rovers do tend...

Land Rover Repair: TAPPING NOISE FROM THE ENGINE AND POWER LOSS!,PLZ HELP, rangie, valve job
rangie, valve job, valve problems: Hi Tonny J, what fuel are you using? Make sure it complies with the fuel type needed for your Rangie. Here in N.America, the fuel you use should have an octane minimum of 91. Anything lower and you ll hear noises, much like what you ve described to me....

Land Rover Repair: TC, ABS & Hill Decent dash lights-valve job, land rover north, land rover dealerships
land rover north, land rover dealerships, valve job: Hi Tim, I am always amazed when I read messages like the one you sent me. Its a very sad that this vehicle has a bad reputation for breaking down AND indifference on the part of some dealerships and LR representatives. What more can one say when you hear...

Land Rover Repair: TC/DownHill/ABS lights on, bleeding brakes, braking distances
bleeding brakes, braking distances, electrical failure: Hi Aqua, its a shame that your low mileage Disco is having this problem. What s even worse is the response that LR is giving to LR owners who are plagued by this. For some, if they choose to ignore it, the suspension system is affected and it may...

Land Rover Repair: TD5 in adefender 90 cutting out., reputable dealer, hi bob
reputable dealer, hi bob, professional job: Hi Bob, clearly the dealer has not isolated the problem properly. Could it be that dealer diagnosed faulty injector when problem lies elsewhere? For the engine to cut out, it has to be a sensor or the EMS itself. Limp back into the dealer and demand...

Land Rover Repair: TD5 crankshaft, leaking radiator, turner engineering
leaking radiator, turner engineering, oil consumption: Good machine shops repair nitride hardened cranks all the time. We do it here. I don t know about the availability of 10 under bearings because we don t see those engines in the usa, but you could weld the crank over, and cut it back to stock, and re-harden...

Land Rover Repair: TD5 Discovery Wheel alignment, discovery wheel, wheel alignment
discovery wheel, wheel alignment, rear camber: Caster is not adjustable. If you wanted to change it you d need to bend a frotn radius arm or install a caster correction radius arm bushing kit. For half a degree error there is no need to do that. Many Land Rovers are like yours. Caster decreases...

Land Rover Repair: TD5 Engine, hard shoulder, good shape
hard shoulder, good shape, engine oil: I like Land Rovers so I d probably fix it provided the rest of the vehicle is in good shape. Only you can answer that. It s almost always cheaper to repair your existing vehicle than it is to buy a new one. It s true you are considering spending most...

Land Rover Repair: TD5 MIsfire, air leaks, engine harness
air leaks, engine harness, diagnostic check: If oil travels up the harness and gets into the ECU it wire surely cause trouble. Why don t you check that before going to the dealer. I assume you have also changed the fuel system filter and made sure it s tight and free of air leaks, right? ...

Land Rover Repair: TD5 problem start in the morning, diesel pump, glow plugs
diesel pump, glow plugs, hi john: Hi Antonio, It could be wax forming in the fuel. Diesel engines don t perform well when they are cold. You should consider having your injectors cleaned and examine your glow plugs. All of these can influence how easy OR difficult your engine is to start....

Land Rover Repair: Td5 1st cylinder injector problem, land rover dealer, discovery td5
land rover dealer, discovery td5, dephi: Have you programmed the changed injectors to the engine management? There is a five digit long code on them. And have you measure the compression in the weak cylinder? Try to check the fuel pressure. It must be 4 bar. With T4 diagnostic equipment easily...

Land Rover Repair: Timing For '94 Discovery, air conditioning compressor, timing purposes
air conditioning compressor, timing purposes, emission regulations: Hi TJ, timing for 3.9 litre engine is 6BTDC (statically). Here s what LR has to say: Service repair no - 86.35.15 Ignition Timing Adjust 1. It is essential that following procedures are adhered to. Inaccurate timing can lead to serious engine...

Land Rover Repair: Timing, landrover freelander, risk damage
landrover freelander, risk damage, valve damage: There is no reason that replacement of the timing belt would cause one cylinder to not fire. Did you assemble the coil packs wrong? If your timing marks are off the engien can become damaged, leading to expensive repairs. So I d suggest you take it somewhere...

Land Rover Repair: Tired of annoying ACE noise..., ace system, torsion bar
ace system, torsion bar, repair garage: Hi Jeff, Yes, you can remove the ACE system and put in a standard roll bar, not a light undertaking though. I think the ACE torsion bar will function as a standard roll bar when un-plugged but I do not have any experience with this. The major LR parts...

Land Rover Repair: TRAILER LIGHT HOOKUP, connector assembly, superceeded
connector assembly, superceeded, trailer wiring: Where did you get these numbers? The trailer wiring adapter with the standard 4 prong US trailer wiring is LRNADS32K superceeded by YWJ500130. The good news is they are backordered and have been for a while. Call Atlantic British @ 18005332210. They are usually...

Land Rover Repair: Traction control,abs,incline all lights are on dash, immobiliser, traction control
immobiliser, traction control, lr: Hi Steve, this is a common problem for series II Disco s with HDC, ACE and ABS. Unfortunately, you ll have to drag your LR into the dealer for service. Could be the spider immobiliser but I ll bet its an ABS related problem. Not having a series II,...

Land Rover Repair: Transfer Case noise, shaft bearings, range rover classic
shaft bearings, range rover classic, cv joint: Hi Paul, If your CV joint was failing, you d hear a clunking or crunching sound when you first engage forward or reverse. Eventually, you d loose the ability to move your Rangie unless you lock in your differential. Hearing noise in L or H positions...

Land Rover Repair: Transimission light comes on after driving few miles, hub assembly, 3 amigos
hub assembly, 3 amigos, test computer: Front hub problems don t normally cause the transmission fault light to come on, but it s possible. Do they have a Land Rover test computer or is their diagnosis a guess? I have never seen a front hub cause a gearbox fault, so I d be a little bit skeptical...

Land Rover Repair: Transmission Maybe ?, land rover discovery, air suspension system
land rover discovery, air suspension system, gas hog: Hi Michael, call me John. I m too young to be a grandfather. First, you bought a Land Rover Discovery. It s a Disco to most owners. Range Rover is to Land Rover like Cadillac is to Buick. In fact, like Cadillac s and Buicks, some parts can be found...

Land Rover Repair: Transmission, forward gear, diff lock
forward gear, diff lock, hi tim: Hi Tim, Your Disco has very little mileage on it and could be worth the time and money to repair. 103,000 miles is low for an 8 year old Disco. The problem you describe could be your tranny BUT it could also be your transfer gearbox. I hope you have...

Land Rover Repair: Transmission on 94 Range Rover, drive shaft, transmission shops
drive shaft, transmission shops, lucus: My guess is that you have a problem inside the transmission. If your front drive shaft has play in the joints it s important to fix that propmtly because the driveshaft could come apart while driving and do extensive damage. I d guess the drive shaft and...

Land Rover Repair: Transmission ECU '00 Diso II, transmission gearbox, error indicators
transmission gearbox, error indicators, dash lights: The problem may be the ECU, or it could be inside the transmission or even in the control cable. Without a Autologic or T4 test system you are just guessing. If you want to throw in a ECU and see what happens, fine, but if I were you I would find a shop...

Land Rover Repair: Transmission Filter, contamination problem, rovers north
contamination problem, rovers north, transmission filter: Based upon the training I have received from Bosch and ZF, makers of Land Rovers transmissions and controllers, I suggest you don t replace the filter at all unless there is a known contamination problem. I suggest fluid change only. If you really want...

Land Rover Repair: Transmission Illumination lights 95 Disco, illumination lights, check fuse
illumination lights, check fuse, blown fuse: Hi John, Check fuse 6 for lighter and shifter light. To replace these bulbs, you have to remove the center console. Along with the console, lighter has to be removed to access the lighter bulbholder. Could be that one of the lights is burnt out (or...

Land Rover Repair: Transmission mode lights, auto parts shop, obdii connector
auto parts shop, obdii connector, code translation: Hi Jim, it is possible that you are having a gearbox problem. There are several codes associated with sport and manual lights flashing: you could be having TTC problems, there could be a short in the shifter solenoid, and a few more I am not familiar...

Land Rover Repair: Transmission Overheating Light, tranny fluid, inter cooler
tranny fluid, inter cooler, engine temp: Hi Tom, its possible that a sensor has failed. Its also possible that you may have an inter-cooler problem. This is the smaller radiator in front of your larger rad. I believe that the tranny fluid is cooled down with the inter-cooler rad and your oil...

Land Rover Repair: Transmission oil and ACE warning light, coolant lines, general mechanic
coolant lines, general mechanic, followup question: Hi Cole, If your ACE sensor light has been triggered you should have that system examined. You could try resetting your system by disconnecting the negative cable on your battery. This will erase any faults that have been triggered and allow you to start...

Land Rover Repair: Transmission rumble, main bearing, parabolics
main bearing, parabolics, time tim: There is a good change that the rumble results from a change in the angle of the pinion flanges on the axles. The pinion flanges should be parallel to the transfer case drive flanges, within 2 degrees That s often a problem when we modify suspension. ...

Land Rover Repair: Transmission or sensor, mass air meter, obd ii scanner
mass air meter, obd ii scanner, mass air flow sensor: I doubt if the mass air meter has anything to do with this. You should find a dealer or shop with the Land Rover test system and have them see what faults are stored in the transmission controller. If the lights blinked fault codes have been stored. Note...

Land Rover Repair: Transmission Whine and Wipers, pitched whine, wiper assembly
pitched whine, wiper assembly, car noises: Hi Mike, sounds like a bearing has worn on the transfer gearbox. Keeping it well lubricated (synthetic oil) is a good idea but eventually, it will have to rebuilt. As for the wipers, the electrical harness is prone to corrosion and shorting out. ...

Land Rover Repair: Transmission, oil drain plug, gearbox 3
oil drain plug, gearbox 3, natural fats: Hi Hub, The fill plug is underneath your Disco, just behind the oil sump. There are two plugs on your transmission, the filler is in front and on the side of the tranny oil sump box. The drain plug is on the bottom of the same tranny oil sump. Here...

Land Rover Repair: Tripometer, honda civic, reset button
honda civic, reset button, tachometer: Hi Danielle, if its only the Trip that s not working...you re ok. When you loose the Tach then you should start to worry. The Trip may not be working due to a defect in the number rotation device, the reset button or maybe the attached cable. Does...

Land Rover Repair: Trouble Codes & 4-Low, penetrating oil, exhaust valves
penetrating oil, exhaust valves, transfer case: Don t be so quick to assume misfiring is relatively easy to fix as you imply. There are problems with these engines getting carbon fouling of the exhaust valves, and the resultant intermittent misfire can run $2500 or more to repair. The transfer case...

Land Rover Repair: Trouble starting; stalls when idling, throttle position sensor, advance auto parts
throttle position sensor, advance auto parts, advance auto parts store: Hi Ryan, it could be your alternator. If you are in the US, go to an Advance auto parts store and ask them to test your alternator and battery. IF the alt is just barely charging your battery, it could do this. Advance auto has been known to perform...

Land Rover Repair: Truck won't come out of park, land rover discovery, land rover dealer
land rover discovery, land rover dealer, 2003 land rover discovery: Hi Sara, once you ve removed the sound deadener pad (insulation) you should see a cable coming up in front and the to side of your shifter. The C clip that holds this cable in place has been known to pop off. Actually, it s more like a letter U upside-down....

Land Rover Repair: Turbo boost adjustments?, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: Hi Gordon, I ve never adjusted the turbo boost on my vehicle. I would worry that it could overheat and cause unwanted detonation. I think it would have to do with the MAF and EGR. Here s what I found: The Mass Air Flow Sensor (X105) is a hot...

Land Rover Repair: Turbo Hoses, vantage point, td5
vantage point, td5, arround: Hello Farhad, loss of power while cruising at 110 km/h should not be caused by soft turbo hoses. Something else must be causing this problem: denial of fuel, oxygen, spark is one area, drivetrain problems and even brakes are other areas to examine. ...

Land Rover Repair: Turn key got power but engine does nothing, fuse box, power steering pump
fuse box, power steering pump, o ring: My specialty is the air suspension, I will try, but John Robinson can give you a much better answer. Does the engine roll but not start, try to roll, or the starter doesn t even click? Possibly the belt is on wrong and jamming the pulleys. Re-check everything...

Land Rover Repair: Turn Signals, turn signal switch, lucas electrics
turn signal switch, lucas electrics, dashboard lights: Hello Rob, this will sound strange but you may have a lightbulb burnt out somewhere. If you ve lost your turn signals, the first place I d start looking is your rear turning lights. See which one is lighting up and which on is not. Then check the front...

Land Rover Repair: Tweeting/Squeaking When Engaged, vacuum hoses, brake caliper
vacuum hoses, brake caliper, gasket sets: 1. Cruise control not working - I have replaced all of the vacuum hoses around the pump. Some of them were cracked, I replaced all. I checked all of the fuses, etc. It still doesn t work. This has been addressed many times on this board, I know, but I...

Land Rover Repair: Can't release the gear box, land rover discovery, automatic gearbox
land rover discovery, automatic gearbox, time drive: Hi Humphrey, so you clipped your park neutral solenoid wires? I don t know if crossing those wires would help. Reconnection may be your only option... There is a safety feature that prevents the transfer gearbox from shifting UNLESS the ignition is...

Land Rover Repair: Can't reset Check Engine Light, evaporation system, vacuum leak
evaporation system, vacuum leak, negative battery: Hi Jason, is it possible that you are having trouble with your fuel pump or evaporation system? It make indicate a vacuum leak in the system. I d have a LR expert examine this do a more thorough examination. The fact that the CHECK ENGINE remains on...

Land Rover Repair: I can't shift out of Park, land rover dealer, brake light switch
land rover dealer, brake light switch, window grids: Hi Brandon, here is a very quick fix that you could consider as a bandaide solution until you can get to a LR dealer. Open the rear door While being careful not to damage the rear window heating elements, remove and swap the two wires closest to...

Land Rover Repair: tachometer, luck dave, alternator
luck dave, alternator, haberman: Hi Patrick, The tachometer gets its signal from the alternator. The alternator wire is the wire with a push on connector at the back of the alternator. Probably getting ready to replace the alternator I hate to say. Thanx, Leave me some feedback ...

Land Rover Repair: No tailights / interior lights, dashboard lights, corrosion problem
dashboard lights, corrosion problem, short cicuit: Hi Patrick, its possible if you have a NAS Disco. Perhaps you are having trouble with the Daytime Running Light relay. Its possible that the switch is faulty. At this point, you may be wiser to have a LandRover technician find the fault. Swapping...

Land Rover Repair: td5 misfire, waste pipes, waste gate
waste pipes, waste gate, waste pipe: Hi Reg, thanks for the update on the sticking turbo waste gate. I ll keep that info for some other owner who might have the same problem. As for your leaking sunroof...I have manual latches, so my leaks are not the same as yours. However another owner...

Land Rover Repair: td5 misfire, discovery td5, valve clearances
discovery td5, valve clearances, cold temps: +++++++++++++++++++++ Follow up +++++++++++ Reg, have you had your Disco TD5 serviced yet? I am interested in knowing what was diagnosed. JohnMc ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Hi Reg, this sounds like either incorrect valve...

Land Rover Repair: td5 missfire, sweet as a nut, fuel regulator
sweet as a nut, fuel regulator, td5: ******************************** FOLLOW UP: Hi Gary, I ve been told that the low rev s could be a problem with the fuel regulator. Make sure it has not been hampered or fouled up. Sometimes it can be stuck the wrong way around than normal and therefore...

Land Rover Repair: temp gauge red light, intake manifold gasket, car wont start
intake manifold gasket, car wont start, air bubble: .. plugs are flooded ... with water or gas??? water-sounds like the new intake gasket isn t sealing right, they are easy to fold over when re-installing and will cause significant problems. gas- you probably have an air bubble in the cooling system....

Land Rover Repair: thank you, excellent resources, hdc
excellent resources, hdc, disco: Hi Dave, you re welcome. Here are some other websites that might have some insight into this problem. Many Disco owners have complained about the ABS related problems that seem to dog our vehicles. www.discoweb.org www.disco2.com These...

Land Rover Repair: thanks, steering damper, abs system
steering damper, abs system, steering and suspension: Hello Dan, your welcome! Don t panic too much about ABS light. All LR s have this problem of an oversensitive ABS light. On later models, the kinks were worked out of the ABS system. As for steering damper, I ve had 3 dampers changed in my 95 Disco....

Land Rover Repair: three lights on the dashboard, brake pads and rotors, wheel speed
brake pads and rotors, wheel speed, hill descent control: It signs there is a serious problem with the ABS system, and the ABS, Traction Control, and the Hill Descent Control was deactivated. Oftenly either ABS wheel speed sensor s signal is wrong, or implausible. You should go to the workshop to check the...

Land Rover Repair: thumping after gas is let off, alternator problem, factory radio
alternator problem, factory radio, definatly: ############# FOLLOW UP ################# Hi Drew, if its a clunk I would suspect a CV joint may be at fault. Eventually, the CV joint will strip and you ll have no ability to move unless you lock in your diff. SO: To test to see if it is your...

Land Rover Repair: timing belt replacement, timing belt replacement, head gaskets
timing belt replacement, head gaskets, timing tools: I think it would be very risky trying to assemble a Freelander without the factory tools. We tried ourselved and could not do it, and we ended up waiting a week for the tools on that job. They are like the newer Audis in that the cam timing can just be...

Land Rover Repair: tire changing, lug nuts, impact guns
lug nuts, impact guns, tire iron: Hi Natalie, if your lug nuts are the same as mine, and I suspect they are, you don t remove the thin cover that surrounds them. LandRover has some lug nuts that are covered by a thin, soft cover that should compress when you insert your tire iron socket....

Land Rover Repair: tire repair, slow leak, engine compartment
slow leak, engine compartment, tire repair: Hi Gabriel, the jack may be in the engine compartment towards the front just behind the headlight. It s held in place by a velcro strap. The jack bar assembly is usually found under the rear seat in a folded black vinyle bag. Best of luck, JohnM...

Land Rover Repair: top end rattle clicking disco 2 v8, hydraulic tappets, cam follower
hydraulic tappets, cam follower, rocker shafts: Hi Rob, to be honest, this is work I ve yet to perform. I ve looked around and some have suggested problems with hydraulic tappets (cam follower). I ve heard exhaust manifold leaks that sound like tappet trouble. Could this be possible? Carefully...

Land Rover Repair: torque specs for installing head bolts, cylinder head bolts, torque specs
cylinder head bolts, torque specs, engine cylinder: If TD5 engine: Cylinder head bolts initial tighten 30 Nm (22 lbf.ft), Cylinder head bolts final tighten 65 Nm (48 lbf.ft), then a further 90 degrees , then a further 180 degrees and finally a further 45 degrees. If V8 engine: Cylinder head bolts tighten...

Land Rover Repair: torque and vibration, high mileage, valve job
high mileage, valve job, testbook: Hi Cole, try the ABS problem first. It is possible that sensors could be the root of your troubles. Premature braking could be the reason why you were experiencing vibrations from all over. As for valve job...it depends on how much mileage you have...

Land Rover Repair: total brake loss, air leak, liter engine
air leak, liter engine, master cylinder: Hi Andy, could be master cylinder. If you press the pedal and it goes to the floor...its your Master C. Its remotely possible that you have an air leak but its very, very rare. Check out www.car-part.com for a used/salvaged master C You can find...

Land Rover Repair: can we tow our Ranger Rover, ranger rover, luck john
ranger rover, luck john, two wheels: You can tow the Range Rover behind a motor home, provided it s rolling on its own four wheels, and the transfer case is in neutral Failure to put the transfer case in neutral will result in the destruction of the transmission. And towing with two wheels...

Land Rover Repair: traction control light, shock absorbers, occations
shock absorbers, occations, bonnett: If the noise is a chatter that is normal actuation of the traction control. If a wheel hops over a bump it can trigger the ATC, if it is happening too frequently you might have a bad wheel sensor. Also if your shock-absorbers (dampers) are bad this could...

Land Rover Repair: trailer light, blown fuses, fault hours
blown fuses, fault hours, tiny bulbs: Hi Steve, interesting question. Do your tow lights work? Do you have any blown fuses? If your tow lights are working but your dashlight is off, then I d say its a bulb. You ll have to pop off the main instrument panel dash to get in behind and replace...