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Land Rover Problems

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Most Common Land Rover Problems

Internal failure of the rear cargo door latch can cause the door to not open when using the outside door handle.
A failed vehicle height sensor can cause deactivation of the air suspension.
Low coolant levels can be caused by leaking head gaskets and/or failed cylinder liners. Misfires or engine performance issues usually accompany these problems.
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7 Known Land Rover Brakes Problems

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 br...
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 ...
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 r...

11 Known Land Rover Drive Train Problems

If you experience hard shifting or a delay in shifting, this may be caused by outdated transmission control module software.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.
Internal failure of the front differential can cause a condition where the vehicle may be in gear but does not move ("no drive condition").
The transfer case can develop a fluid leak from the intermediate shaft and/or the access plates.

10 Known Land Rover Electrical & Lights Problems

A sticking windshield wiper switch can cause a delay in wiper operation, especially in cold weather.
A sticky ignition switch can cause the ignition key to become stuck, and possibly break during operation.
If a brake light is not working, and the bulb is good, the brake light socket should be inspected because they can burn out.

22 Known Land Rover Engine Problems

Low coolant levels can be caused by leaking head gaskets and/or failed cylinder liners. Misfires or engine performance issues usually accompany these problems.
A Coolant leak under the middle of the vehicle can be caused by a leaking throttle body deicer. Coolant travels down the engine towards the rear before dripping to the ground.
Broken doors inside the intake manifold, that vary the length of the manifold, can cause an abnormal engine noise.

6 Known Land Rover Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a defective EVAP leak detection pump or defective a oxygen sensor.
The engine may idle poorly after a cold start, with fault codes P050B, P050E, and P061A stored in the engine control module (ECM). Our technicians tell us updated software is available for the ECM ...
And exhaust leak may be caused by catalytic converter securing nuts coming loose.

2 Known Land Rover Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

A creaking noise from the passenger side of the dashboard can be caused by the arm for the heater blend door motor. Replacement of the blend door motor may need to be replaced to correct this concern.
Worn control cables for the heater vents can cause inaccurate vent operation.

0 Known Land Rover Maintenance Problems

7 Known Land Rover Miscellaneous Problems

Internal failure of the rear cargo door latch can cause the door to not open when using the outside door handle.
One or more of the power windows may fail due to a worn window regulator. Replacement of the failed regulator should correct this problem.
If the window motor for the rear cargo door fails, the rear door may not unlatch.

8 Known Land Rover Suspension & Steering Problems

A failed vehicle height sensor can cause deactivation of the air suspension.
The tire pressure monitoring control module is known to indicate a defective wheel pressure sensor, when it is really the control module itself that has failed. Careful diagnostic should be perform...
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 ...

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Known Land Rover Problems & Complaints

A clunk type noise may be noted from the drivetrain when the throttle is released and applied. Our technicians tell us the powertrain control module (PCM) software can be updated to correct this co...
Internal failure of the front differential can cause a condition where the vehicle may be in gear but does not move ("no drive condition").
A failed vehicle height sensor can cause deactivation of the air suspension.
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 cor...
Internal failure of the rear cargo door latch can cause the door to not open when using the outside door handle.
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...
The tire pressure monitoring control module is known to indicate a defective wheel pressure sensor, when it is really the control module itself that has failed. Careful diagnostic should be perform...
A Coolant leak under the middle of the vehicle can be caused by a leaking throttle body deicer. Coolant travels down the engine towards the rear before dripping to the ground.
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.
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...
The adaptive lighting system may stop functioning along with illumination of the warning light. Our technicians tell us this can be caused if the system has lost the position of a stepper motor. A ...
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 br...
An oil leak may develop from the front crankshaft seal. Our technicians tell us a revised seal is available which should correct this concern.
The automatic transmission may exhibit a harsh downshift from second to first gear. Our technicians tell us that updated transmission control module software is available to correct this concern.
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