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British car-maker known for it's utility and luxury four-wheel-drive vehicles.

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How are there '16 plate Land Rover Defenders?

The last Land Rover defender was produced on 29th January 2016. From the 1st September 2015 until the end of February 2016 the age identifier on a UK reg would be '65(e.g BH65 XLO). In the UK you ...
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**SOLVED** Right head lamp full beam not working

SOLVED Any help appreciated!! Both head lights are working as normal when on low beam. The moment I switch to high beam the left headlight goes to full and the right lamp goes out entirely. I've ...
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How can I swap wires/pins on generic aftermarket O2 sensors?

I purchased some generic aftermarket O2 sensors for my 2002 Land Rover Discovery 2, which were significantly cheaper than the "official" Land Rover replacement parts. Unfortunately after installation,...
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road feedback through steering wheel

I have a Land Rover Freelander 2, 2008 model. A few months back it started having some issues with steering/handling on the road. When I drive on a smooth road all is good, but when there are any road ...
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Land Rover Defender L316 2.4TCDi starts and stalls almost immediately does not idle

2010 Land Rover Defender L313 platform Vehicle almost as good as new less than 20,000KM on the odometer Bought brand new a few years back with just 10KM on the odometer Has done just two oil ...
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A tale of two diffs: which one needs more TLC?

Background My 2009 V8 LR3 has done around 150k km. It has a permanent 4WD system. I have no record of prior drivetrain-related maintenance. Question If I have to prioritize which diff's fluid to ...
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Remove the body on a Discovery 3 just to replace turbo?

I have a 2005 Discovery 3 2.7D and the turbo has failed and every garage I took it to says the body shell has to be removed. They're quoting me £1000-£2500 just in labour alone plus the turbo £700 and ...
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Can I leave my car on a jack for several days?

I am doing a hub seal replacement on my old Landrover. Sadly I screwed up the new seal by putting it on too far, and then by trying to tweak it back out I wrecked the tension spring inside the seal. ...
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Defender Right Indicator Incorrectly Canceling while Turning Right

2000 Land Rover Defender 90 Td5 While indicating right and turning the steering wheel right the indicator cancels where it should latch waiting for the wheel to turn back left to the center position....
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What does this symbol of a car balancing on two wheels mean?

The symbol on the left in the image below is ubiquitous, yet so cryptic. What does it mean? Is it just a warning that the car is at risk of toppling over? I tried paging through the owner's manual ...
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How can I troubleshoot a U0208 DTC code on a 2009 Land Rover LR2? [closed]

How can I troubleshoot a code U0208 on a 2009 Land Rover LR2? It has a 3.2L engine. Thanks!
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Is it a problem to use synthetic ATF as power steering fluid on the Land Rover LR3?

The power steering fluid on my LR3 is brown and muddy, so it needs to be renewed. My local dealership reckons its power steering fluid should retail at around 167 cola cans per liter. I have access ...
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What is this sticker on the coolant expansion tank trying to tell me?

My new-to-me Land Rover LR3 needs a coolant top-up. The trouble is I don't know what this sticker on the reservoir (not cap) is trying to warn me about. Is the LR3 allergic to green coolant? Or is ...
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Why do I get weird-looking fuel trims when connecting the OBD Fusion app to a 2009 LR3?

Preamble I was looking at a 2009 Land Rover LR3 over the weekend with the OBD Fusion app. The vehicle had no CEL issues; this was more about thoroughly inspecting a prospective purchase. I can't ...