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HDC Fault - Discovery 3
Every few days I get a message come up - HDC fault (hill descent control) s pecial programmes off and then the suspension lowers. I've learnt that if I momentarily turn off the ignition off and on,...
4 years ago
 
manufacturer of the early Land-Rover optional Valve radio kit.
I am a WW2 radio technician - restoration sole trader , and I have been looking for original photos and parts and original radio hardware for the optional radio with SW & MW [instead of other MW-LW...
6 years ago
 
Can a Launch Creader VIII Scanner work on a TD5 Land Rover?
Can a Launch Creader VIII Scanner work on a TD5 Land Rover? I heard that the OBDII will not function with a TD5 does anyone know if this is true. My Landrover has problems starting and I was looking...
6 years ago
 
pressure coming OUT of the intake manifold
People Hi from Greece, my 1994 ex Greek Team Camel Trophy Discovery 200Tdi had developed a clickin g noise for about four months now after running it with WVO (waste vegetabl e oil) for the previous 2...
7 years ago 7
 
Tyre pressures
The Handbook for my 1996 Defender tdi 90 says that rear pressure on 205r16's should be 35 psi and for 7.50x16's 40 psi What should I use for 235/85r16's - presumably the higher pressure for the...
9 years ago 4
 
Byways around Stonehenge ..
Good news, I believe .. I've been involved in a small way in trying to keep a raft of byways around Stonehenge open, despite TRO's being sought by Wiltshire Council and just received a letter with the...
9 years ago 3
 
probable fuel starvation when driving uphill (200Tdi Disco 1993)
People Hi, my 200Tdi Discovery (ex Camel Trophy 1994 Greek Team vehicle) has started developing a severe case of hicup when travelling at even the slightest uphill roads. I have removed the fuel...
9 years ago 18
 
Td5 Auto torque converter lockup
i have recentley changed the oil and filter in my 99 TD5 auto,the torque converter now seems to not lock up at the same temperature as before (used to lock up as soon as i hit 52mph with cold engine)...
10 years ago 2
 
Camshaft choice in a 3.9?
Background is that when I rebuilt the 110's engine (3.9V8, 9.35:1, hotwire injection) last year I ended up fitting a genuine parts 4.2 litre camshaft in the engine - I got it cheap and thought it...
10 years ago 14
 
Freelander TD4 - Pitfalls?
Hi All My brother is seriously contemplating buying a Freelander 1 TD4. (I know, I know, I've tried to guide him to a P38.... I'm a "proper" 4x4 only guy, and I wont have anything with electronics on...
10 years ago 3
 
Diagnostics.
Just bought one, as the Range Rover will be here for some time and by the looks of it this item will help with other models. Anyone got anything similar? I know its not goin to be all bells and...
10 years ago 20
 
Pulling to left under braking
My D1 has started to pull strongly to the left when braking, where do I start looking as the pads/discs are ok. Assume it must be caliper related but can they just stop working properly?? Andy You got...
11 years ago 7
 
Freelander OBD code P0138
I have had the MIL light on the dash of my 01 V6 Freelander. Have bought a reader and it shows it as P0138. Have cleared it, but it shows another as pending. I understand this to mean it will come...
11 years ago 2
 
OMVL R90 setup/tuning guide
Did you once write a guide on how to set one of these up Austin? Or can anybody point me to one? Just got one and was going to put it on the 101 to replace the existing funny one that I just cant get...
11 years ago 3
 
Disco 1 200TDI - Gearbox oil
Hi, My 200TDi is due for a gearbox oil change. The unit has done 128Kmiles from new and still appears to work / feels lik new. I have always change oil regularly and used castrol TQF but it is almost...
11 years ago 2
 
Dalby Forest Drive / Langdale Quest
Hi All, I'm thinking of take my but up to the Langdale Quest to do abit of offroad with the freelender,,,,,use it for what it was made for before it dies it death! lol Has anyone any experience if the...
12 years ago 4
 
Lucas 133 Alternator
I am trying to replace the bearings on a Lucas A133 alternator. Can anyone explain how to remove the sliprings so that the rear bearing may be replaced? I am unsure how they are held in place. Is it...
12 years ago 3
 
V8 camshaft retaining plate?
I've just got a new camshaft for the 3.9i I'm rebuilding for the 110. It's one with the step machined into the end by the timing gears to allow it to work with the retaining plate fitted to the later...
12 years ago 8
 
Overheating and undercharging!
1990, 110 County with a 200TDi Overheating. Today I have been mainly changing my viscous fan! I'll need a run out to see if it has had any effect. Everything else seems OK, for example I was out...
12 years ago 18
 
Defender 90 - Vague Steering
Collected my 90 today, seems a real cracker, '91 200 Tdi in very good nick. Only issue so far is that the steering seems very vague, it wanders all over the place and you have to work it to keep going...
12 years ago 17