Land Rover Freelander Repair and Maintenance

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

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Land Rover Freelander
$
775
to $
1,420
Land Rover Freelander
$
1,805
to $
3,167
Land Rover Freelander
$
449
to $
675
Land Rover Freelander
$
477
to $
904
Land Rover Freelander
$
126
to $
559

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If you experience hard shifting or a delay in shifting, this may be caused by outdated transmission control module software.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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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.
Passenger Side Air Bag May Cause Injury Due to Manufacturing Error

Certain sport utility vehicles fail to comply to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard # 208 "Occupant Crash Protection" The deflector panel contained in the passenger side air bag module may not have been built to specification. Damage to the air bag may occur that could allow the release of a fragment of the deflector panel into the passenger compartment, resulting in injury. The Land Rover recall # is B186

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Land Rover Freelander Reviews

I have only had the car for a few weeks and bought it as is, knowing that the check engine light was an issue. The tailights and and most parts just plug in and are fairly simple for a female to repair. My problem is not really with the car but with Land Rover, Dallas - TX. I have taken the car to two State Inspection places where the vehicle was diagnosed and both indicated that Code PO171 ...
coolant dries up but no signs of leak on the driveway.
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.

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