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Land Rover Freelander Problems

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Most Common Land Rover Freelander Problems

Broken doors inside the intake manifold, that vary the length of the manifold, can cause an abnormal engine noise.
If you experience hard shifting or a delay in shifting, this may be caused by outdated transmission control module software.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.
The thermostat housing can leak causing a low coolant condition and you may also notice a sweet burning smell.
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0 Known Land Rover Freelander Brakes Problems

3 Known Land Rover Freelander 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If you experience hard shifting or a delay in shifting, this may be caused by outdated transmission control module software.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.
The automatic transmission may develop a problem with gear slippage because of worn clutch packs inside the transmission. Overhaul or replacement of the transmission will be necessary to correct th...
While driving the Land Rover Freelander 2, operators may notice harsh shifting or slippage of the transmission. This is caused by software issues in many cases, however, internal transmission fail...

1 Known Land Rover Freelander Electrical & Lights Problem

A no start (no crank) condition can be caused by a weak battery. A defective ignition switch may also cause the same condition. Proper diagnoses of the problem will be necessary to perform the corr...

4 Known Land Rover Freelander Engine Problems

Broken doors inside the intake manifold, that vary the length of the manifold, can cause an abnormal engine noise.
The thermostat housing can leak causing a low coolant condition and you may also notice a sweet burning smell.
A hydraulic valve lifter "tick" type noise may be noted at high engine speed. This commonly caused by lack of oil to the lifters. Our technicians recommend following the recommended oil service int...

1 Known Land Rover Freelander Exhaust & Emissions Problem

The engine air filter should be inspected more often on vehicles that are driven frequently off-road or in dusty conditions. A contaminated mass air flow sensor can cause Check Engine Light illumin...

1 Known Land Rover Freelander Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Worn control cables for the heater vents can cause inaccurate vent operation.

0 Known Land Rover Freelander Maintenance Problems

1 Known Land Rover Freelander Miscellaneous Problem

If the window motor for the rear cargo door fails, the rear door may not unlatch.

0 Known Land Rover Freelander Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known Land Rover Freelander Problems & Complaints

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.
The engine air filter should be inspected more often on vehicles that are driven frequently off-road or in dusty conditions. A contaminated mass air flow sensor can cause Check Engine Light illumin...
While driving the Land Rover Freelander 2, operators may notice harsh shifting or slippage of the transmission. This is caused by software issues in many cases, however, internal transmission fail...
The thermostat housing can leak causing a low coolant condition and you may also notice a sweet burning smell.
Broken doors inside the intake manifold, that vary the length of the manifold, can cause an abnormal engine noise.
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.
The automatic transmission may develop a problem with gear slippage because of worn clutch packs inside the transmission. Overhaul or replacement of the transmission will be necessary to correct th...
A no start (no crank) condition can be caused by a weak battery. A defective ignition switch may also cause the same condition. Proper diagnoses of the problem will be necessary to perform the corr...
A hydraulic valve lifter "tick" type noise may be noted at high engine speed. This commonly caused by lack of oil to the lifters. Our technicians recommend following the recommended oil service int...
Worn control cables for the heater vents can cause inaccurate vent operation.
If the window motor for the rear cargo door fails, the rear door may not unlatch.
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