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2003 Land Rover Range Rover

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2003 Land Rover Range Rover Problems

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.

Engine -- Verified

A chirping type noise may be noted from the engine area, mostly at idle. This type of noise is generally caused by a faulty drive belt idler pulley. Our technicians tell us a revised pulley is available to correct this concern. Chirping Type Noise From Engine at Idle

Brakes -- Verified

In severe wet conditions, water may enter the anti-lock brake system (ABS) modulator electrical connector resulting in corrosion and illumination of the ABS warning light. Our technicians tell us revised modulator ground leads are available to better seal the connector. If corrosion is found in the electrical connector the connector will need to be repaired as necessary and the new ground leads installed.

Engine -- Verified

An oil leak at the front of the engine may be a result if internal cracks in the timing cover. These cracks are caused by over torquing the oil cooler pipes. If leaks are noted at the cooler pipe fittings, the fittings/pipes should be removed, cleaned, and reinstalled to the correct torque. Our technicians tell us if the leaks persist the timing cover is most likely cracked internally and should be replaced.

Engine -- Verified

The check coolant warning light may illuminate if the incorrect engine coolant mix or type is used. The coolant/water mixture should be kept at the 50/50 ratio for proper warning light operation. Additionally, if the incorrect type of coolant is used, cylinder head and cooling system damage may result.

2003 Land Rover Range Rover Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, January 5, 2009

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The front differential coupling sleeve and the propeller shaft may be misaligned, resulting in spline wear over time. As this wear progresses, abnormal noise and/or vibration may develop. Continued vehicle operation can eventually result in the splines shearing and loss of drive force to the wheels, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will install a revised design of the propeller shaft, flange kit, and heat shield kit to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on January 6, 2009 The Land Rover recall number is P041.

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2003 Land Rover Range Rover Questions and Answers

molleromar, 2003 Land Rover Range Rover, Chesapeake, VA

could anyone help with this trouble code P1700 and also the cause.Also of a faulty output shaft speed sensor.i would like to know the cause and how it could be fixed.

Trooper56, 2003 Land Rover Range Rover, 3.5L V6, Clinton, MD

At varies times while driving the tailend will shimmy, vibrate and feel like I am riding on rough terrain.

littleluv1, 2003 Land Rover Range Rover, Elk Grove, CA

What is he estimated time it takes to replace the right rear wheel bearing hub?

trans fail safe prog msg, 2003 Land Rover Range Rover, 4.4L V8, Pasadena, TX

2003 range rover error msg saying trans fail safe prog how to fix it

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2003 Land Rover Range Rover Reviews

Vogue 4.4 petrol Model has been super until 80K miles and then the cooling system pipes, radiator and water pump and rad fill bottle all developed leaks and had to be replaced.

Front wheel bearing and suspension bushes and air compressor is the next range of issues and all should be replaced.

More regular engine oil and transmission oil changes required after 80K miles.

Battery charge and over charging is an annual affair but the choice of battery and rating is crucial to rectifying the problem.

A good buy for anyone who wants power, comfort and is prepared to spend dollars on regular maintenance.

See my review of the 2005 Ford Explorer a little while ago. It replaced this `03 Rover, which was a total LEMON. Every other month, a tranny, electrical, or self-leveling suspension problem. Warranty expired so I ditched it.

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