2008 Land Rover LR3 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Land Rover LR3

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2008 Land Rover LR3 Problems

Suspension fault, "Normal Height Only" message displayed.

Land Rover LR3 vehicles were shipped with a Hitachi air suspension compressor, which wears out prematurely, causing the air suspension to become disabled since it cannot pressurize the system within the calibrated time frame. If the fault becomes active when the suspension is at "normal" height, the suspension is locked, preventing it from raising or lowering with a warning message "Normal Height Only". If the suspension is lowered when the ...

Defective Vehicle Height Sensor May Deactivate Air Suspension

A failed vehicle height sensor can cause deactivation of the air suspension.

Thumping Noise While Driving Due to Loose Parking Brake Cables

Loose parking parking brake cables under the vehicle can rub against the driveshaft (sometimes called propeller shaft) and cause a thumping noise while driving.

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2008 Land Rover LR3 Questions

Should I buy a 2008 LR3 with 90,000mi that had the short block replaced at 46k? (1 answer)

I'm about to buy a land rover LR3 with 90,000 miles on it. The carfax shows that the short block was replaced at 46,000 miles. How concerning is this? Also, it shows "air suspension checked" quite a few times. I am having a dealer check it out before I buy, but should I even bother?

What to do about a Transmission Fault- Limited Gears Available" Warning. (1 answer)

My '08 LR3 just displayed a "Transmission Fault- Limited Gears Available" warning. I can drive it, but it seems to be starting in secong gear. I've seen people talk about all kinds of strange reason why this may happen. I'm going to have all of the fluids changed today. Any ...

when put in reverse, tbe back-up beep does not go off unless put in park (1 answer)

It will go off when I hit about 20 MPH- is there a way to disable or adjust this?

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