It’s quite interesting to note some of the features of the TDV6 engine when stripped – particularly the location of the timing belt, the high pressure fuel pump, the fuel cooler, oil filter and the top coolant neck.
Each 168,000 kms, the timing belt job needs to be done, along with a major service. The timing belt on the front of the… Read more
Don’t try this at home!
Glow Plugs are a high risk job on the TDV6 2.7 litre engine, and Roverworks got to experience firsthand the challenges of undertaking the complicated process.
The customer had failed glow plugs, with the usual symptoms of difficulty starting when cold, and the glow plugs needed to be changed. There are 6 of them, located in the valley… Read more
At Roverworks, we have received great feedback from customers regarding our Torque Biasing Differentials for Land Rover Discovery 1/2 & Defender.
The technology uses a slightly different philosophy to limited slip diffs, which allow a wheel to slip so far before stopping. This becomes a problem with normal driveability around town, with the car wanting to drag wheels in some turning situations, and wearing tyres… Read more
As a follow-through on our previous post, we discuss other common problems experienced by owners of Land Rover Discovery 3/4 and Range Rover Sports L320 – very similar vehicles. If you find yourself asking “Should I buy this particular car?”, then read on and make an informed decision.
It’s a myth that Land Rovers are expensive to repair and suffer lots of… Read more
When is a wheel alignment not a wheel alignment?
Land Rover Discovery 3-4. Range Rover Sport L320. L322 Range Rover Vogue post 2010. These are models that feature an electronic air suspension (EAS) which adjusts itself up and down to suit conditions, to give you extra clearance, or to kneel down so you can easily lift your mum into the cabin.
The problem is,… Read more
Land Rover Defenders are a fantastically capable vehicle. However, we have not seen one with cruise control fitted as standard.
Cruise Control is one of the little luxuries of driving, and it saves you from being fatigued on long highway trips. It can protect you from accidentally overspeeding and getting a ticket as well.
At Roverworks in Canberra, we have been fitting… Read more
Roverworks offers FREE vehicle safety check, valued at $150, for a limited time.
Book in your vehicle by liking https://www.facebook.com/roverworks then calling 02 62418777.
You may also use the form here: http://www.roverworks.com.au/Ideal for owners wanting to have their vehicle checked coming into spring.Offer ends Sept 30 2014.Spread the word!… Read more