1996 Land Rover Range Rover Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Land Rover Range Rover

1996 Land Rover Range Rover Problems

A Rough or Unstable Idle Due to Intake Manifold Vacuum Leak

A rough or unstable idle may be noted due to an intake manifold vacuum leak. Our technicians tell us a revised intake manifold gasket, along with manifold bolt flat washers which will better distribute the clamping force are available to correct this concern.

Oil Leak From the Oil Pan Area

An oil leak may develop from the oil pan area. This may be caused by improper sealing of the oil pan "through" bolts. Our technicians tell use that revised "patch" bolts and sealing procedures are available to correct these leaks.

Oil Leaks From the Valve Cover Gaskets

Oil leaks from the valve cover gaskets are not uncommon. Our technicians tell us that if one valve cover seal is found leaking both valve covers should be resealed to try and avoid future issues.

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1996 Land Rover Range Rover Questions

Removed broken visor & now lights and radio do not work. How do fix? (1 answer)

How do you tell if an alternator is bad? (1 answer)

After putting in the starter and reconnecting all the wires and fully charging the battery i get a battery indicator light on the dash and get an alternator code when it is started and am driving it. How many volts/amps should the alternator out put be?

which type of gas is best? (2 answers)

Which type of gas is best for the range rover 1996 model? Super or regular?

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1996 Land Rover Range Rover Recalls

Recall 00V328000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. COOLANT SYSTEM LEAKS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED IN AREAS WHERE THE COOLANT COULD BE SUBJECTED TO ELEVATED TEMPERATURES.
Recall 99V007000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. AS A RESULT OF WATER INGRESS AND SUBSEQUENT ICE BLOCKAGE, THE TRANSMISSION BREATHER TUBE CAN BECOME CLOGGED, EXPELLING TRANSMISSION FLUID FROM THE DIPSTICK TUBE ONTO HOT ENGINE COMPONENTS.
Recall 98V149000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. CERTAIN UNDERHOOD HOSE AND TUBING COMPONENTS CAN FAIL ALLOWING FLUID TO LEAK, SUCH AS ENGINE COOLANT, WINDSHIELD WIPER FLUID, AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID.

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1996 Land Rover Range Rover Reviews

I bought this ol' gal..Named her Prissy.. from EBay after losing my Lexus in a divorce. Priss was weird from the start and scared the heck out of me for the first few months with her unpredictability. She would stop for no reason, would refuse to start.. etc etc. It wasnt unlikely to see me sitting her along side the road crying my eyes out. I finally found a mechanic here in Anchorage - FATS...

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