Tag: discovery 3
A common fault on these vehicles is that the electronically operated park brake actuation module starts to screech very loudly.
These vehicles have a switch on the console that controls an electronic module under the rear of the vehicle, which then pulls cables to actuate the actual braking mechanisms on the back wheels. Each back wheel has a disc brake with… Read more
With the hotter weather coming up we can have some awful overheating problems happen.
In particular, the TDV6 engines in Discovery 3, Discovery 4, and Range Rover Sport have a plastic water outlet in the valley of the engine. The hot coolant water comes out of the engine, and into the top radiator hose through this spout.
We have had several of… 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
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