2003 Land Rover Freelander Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Land Rover Freelander

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2003 Land Rover Freelander
$
810
to $
1,253
2003 Land Rover Freelander
$
508
to $
904
2003 Land Rover Freelander
$
1,875
to $
2,749
2003 Land Rover Freelander
$
842
to $
1,812
2003 Land Rover Freelander
$
1,147
to $
1,579

2003 Land Rover Freelander Problems

Transmission Control Module Software Update to Correct Hard Shifting Issue

If you experience hard shifting or a delay in shifting, this may be caused by outdated transmission control module software. Updated software is available that may correct shifting issues.

Engine noise due to broken doors inside intake manifold
Broken doors inside the intake manifold, that vary the length of the manifold, can cause an abnormal engine noise.
Rattling noise from worn timing belt rollers
A rattling noise from the right side of the vehicle can be caused by worn timing belt rollers. These tend to fail and should be maintained to avoid serious engine damage.

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2003 Land Rover Freelander Questions

Wanted to know what are the red claps for the oil lines. (1 answer)

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what is the srs light represent.how do i get it to turn off? (1 answer)

The starter will crank, but the engine won't turn over. (1 answer)

It ran fine and I shut it off, and now it will not start. The starter cranks, but the engine won't turn over. I have noticed a minor oil leak since the problem started. I checked the relays, and they are all good. Please help with this issue.

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2003 Land Rover Freelander Recalls

Recall 07V041000
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE BRAKE LIGHTS MAY REMAIN ILLUMINATED EVEN WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS NOT DEPRESSED. HILL DESCENT CONTROL (HDC), TRACTION CONTROL (TC) AND CRUISE CONTROL WARNING LIGHTS MAY ALSO BE ILLUMINATED.
Recall 05V300000
ON CERTAIN FIVE DOOR SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, IT IS POSSIBLE TO OPERATE THE INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE TO OPEN THE DOOR WHEN THE CHILD SAFETY LEVER IS IN THE "ON" POSITION.
Recall 04V347000
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT." DURING TESTING, THE FREE MOTION HEAD FORM REGISTERED A MEASUREMENT MARGINALLY ABOVE THE PERMITTED 1000 HEAD IMPACT CRITERIA. AT THE LEF...

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2003 Land Rover Freelander Reviews

I agree that this car is problem after problem and service at Land Rover is not to helpful.It is do it or go with them, They will not work with you except to trade it in for a bigger headache. It is a cute car but very costly to keep. I wish I would of never gotten it.
Pros: The Freelander is solid, quiet gets fairly good gas mileage, and is pleasurable to drive. Cons: Sucks money from wallet. In its first year with me the fuel pump failed ($750) Window regulator ($330) Light Switch ($220) also Rear window, Radio, Door locks (awaiting repair. Also AC is fairly weak and loud, and the front brakes wear out quickly. Required maintenance is going to cost $300 ...

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