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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

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2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Problems

Brakes -- Verified

The parking brake may develop a screeching noise or fail to release. Our technicians tell us the is commonly caused by the parking brake cable being out of adjustment or failure of the parking break actuator. Cable adjustment and/or actuator replacement would be necessary to correct this concern.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

A clunk type noise may be noted while turning left or right at slow speeds. Our technicians tell us this noise is commonly caused by the intermediate steering shaft, a revised intermediate shaft is available to correct this concern.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

A water leak may develop from the sunroof area. The is commonly caused by kinked or pinched sunroof drains. Our technicians tell us the drain tubes should be inspected and correctly routed to correct this issue.

Brakes -- Verified

A pulsation may be noted upon brake application. This condition is commonly caused by warped brake rotors. Our technicians recommend inspecting both front and rear brake rotors when this condition occurs. Brake pads should be replaced along with any warped rotors to correct this condition.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Black smoke from the exhaust, poor acceleration, and/or a rough engine idle may be a result of corrosion affecting the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve operation. Replacement of the faulty EGR valve would be required to correct this issue.

2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., June 20, 2007

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Certain aftermarket Thule hitch style bicycle racks with fold down style bike arms. A pinch bolt exists between the bike arm bracket and the upright assembly of the hitch style bicycle rack. When moving the bike arm bracket to its down position, this pinch point has the potential of causing a severe laceration or amputation to the users finger tips or hand. Thule will provide a repair kit and instructions free of charge 

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Body, Interior & Misc., November 2, 2005

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548 vehicles were assembled with incorrectly built seat belt buckle mountings. When the left side, second row seat belt is used, the buckle may not be fully retained in the event of a crash. A seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the second row left hand seat belt buckle to correct this concern. The Land Rover recall number is B021.

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Drive Train, November 19, 2005

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Certain vehicles may have been assembled with an incorrectly manufactured automatic transmission parking pawl guide plate. As a result, the transmission may not engage in park when the shifter is placed in the park position. The vehicle may roll unexpectedly if the parking brake is not engaged. Unexpected rolling of the vehicle could result in a crash. Dealers will replace the parking pawl guide plate to correct this concern. The Land Rover recall number is B023.

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Electrical & Lights, June 30, 2006

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Certain vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard # 114 "Theft Protection" . After a period of time with the ignition switched off it is possible to remove the key while not being in park. This could result in unintended movement of the vehicle, causing a crash. The dealer will reprogram the driveline control transfer box electronic control unit free of charge. The Land Rover recall # is B037

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Suspension & Steering, February 1, 2008

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On certain LR3 and Range Rover Sport vehicles. There is a misalignment between the steering column and air bag clock spring. This may cause a break in the airbag wiring and lead to the SRS Safety Restraint System light coming on. A bad circuit may also prevent the air bag from deploying, leading to injury or death. The dealer will insert  1mm spacers between the left hand side of the column switch mounting point and column lock to improve alignment of the column switch. Two foam pads will also be fitted to the top of the steering column switch gear to provide clearance between the cowl and clock spring face. The Land Rover recall # is P045

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2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Questions and Answers

Ron Malott Design, 2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport, Austin, TX

I just had my 2006 Range Rover Sport serviced at the dealer for new brake pads (front and rear), 4 new tires and an alignment to the tune of 3K.
Now the car is making a slight whoop, whoop sound an...

dsadvct, 2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport, 4.4L V8, Laguna Hills, CA

I just rcently replaced the front rotors and pads on my 2006 RR Sport HSE 4.4. The stearing wheel starts to shake as soon as I apply the brake (when slowing down from 30 mph or more speed). The bra...

Visitor, 2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport, 4.4L V8, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

The 6 disc DVD player skips on loaded discs that are in the cartridge. In other words, I have 6 discs and only 1 of the discs is playable. It happens all the time. As usual, the dealer has their he...

dsadvct, 2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport, 4.4L V8, Laguna Hills, CA

Hi all,

2006 Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4, the RMP goes up and down when idling.

Any instructions on how to diagnose the problem is greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

dsadvct, 2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport, 4.4L V8, Laguna Hills, CA

I'm getting ready to change the lower arm bushings on my 2006 Ranger Rover Sport and noticed that I have to dismantle the air suspension. Since I'm not very familiar with air suspensions,...

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watch out for the coil packs on this truck. There are eight of them and they are expensive

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