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    Re: Mahindra Feul consumption

    I have a 2014 2.2 mHawk Scorpio 4x4 pick up now with 81000km and get 12.5km/L sometimes 13km/L driving around Gauteng highways mostly keeping speed between 120km/h and 130km/h.  Never got below...
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    Re: Mahindra Feul consumption

    I have a 2014 2.2 mHawk Scorpio 4x4 pick up now with 81000km and get 12.5km/L sometimes 13km/L driving around Gauteng highways mostly keeping speed between 120km/h and 130km/h. Never got below...
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    Re: Mahindra Pikup Clutch

    I have a 2014 Scorpio pick up 4x4 and took it for its 50 000km service to the dealers. I asked them to attend to number 3 gear which disengages at times on its own will. I was informed that the...
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    Re: Discovery 4 Fuel consumption calculations

    Hi all, I agree with Liazard, I also owned a 2009 Disco 3 that once did 920km on a tank. I now have a 2013 D4 SDV6 8 speed and never could get the consumption to at least 10km/L, on the long ...
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    Discovery 3 Re: Lower Control Arms - Britpart yes/no

    I replaced my lower control arms with a set from Brits Parts, they id not even last 25000km.
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    Re: Engine trouble

    Check viscous fan. I had similar issue with my 2.5 did Triton.
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    Re: ZF Automatic Transmission - Oil Change Special

    I will take a place. Please let me know when I can bring the vehicle.
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    Discovery 3 Re: Flashing battery light upon starting

    I tested the alternator at Motolek and it showed a charge rate of 13.85 and after restarting it showed 13.68. The Motolek chaps says the charge rate is fine.
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    Discovery 3 Re: All Terrane Module

    Thanks Rabiddog, will certainly try that.
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    Discovery 3 Re: All Terrane Module

    Will get the alternator replaced and hope all these errors disappear.

    Any idea on how to check the diff lock.
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    Discovery 3 Re: All Terrane Module

    Could this be due to a bad alternator?
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    Discovery 3 Re: Flashing battery light upon starting

    It was the original battery from 2009, I guess it had its days.
    Took it to an auto electrician and after testing he says that the alternating is showing signs of trouble.
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    Discovery 3 Re: Flashing battery light upon starting

    Hi Sierrafery,
    The battery is about a month old. I checked all terminals and alternator and it all looks fine. It happens on every start up.
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    Discovery 3 Flashing battery light upon starting

    Hi all,
    After the recent rains I noticed that upon starting the Discovery 3 TDV6 (2009) that the battery light will flash for about 2 seconds and the vehicle does not build revs, after a few...
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    Discovery 3 All Terrane Module

    Hi all, I recently did a diagnostics on the Disco 3 TDV6 S and a persistant All Terrane Module Faulty comes up. The All Terrane settings even Hi and Lo range all seem to work well. Any idea what...
  16. Discovery 3 Re: 2007 TDV6 - Water Loss - Head and head gasket replacement or not

    I agree with Landyluver, cylinder head service should be last resort. Water loss could be one of many things that need to checked e.g, radiator cap not holding the pressure, another common culprit...
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    Re: 1,111 Carat Diamond

    de beers dont understand kimberlite mining, its the people that work for de beers that do, lord farquart pm me.
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    Re: 1,111 Carat Diamond

    De Beers conducted intense evaluation between 2005 and 2009 and their decision to sell was based on several techno economic studies. At the time it seemed to be the right decission. If memory...
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    Re: Discovery 3 electric seat

    Hi all,
    It was the a fuse after all. There are 2 fuses for the drivers seat and I only checked one. Fuse 46 which I checked is for the electric seat. The culprit was fuse 54, the manual says this...
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    Discovery 3 electric seat

    Hi all,
    My driver seat electrical controls have gone dead. I checked the fuse and its good. The connectors under the seat seem intact but there's lots going on under the seat. The passenger seat...
  21. Thread: Smokey D3

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    Re: Smokey D3

    +1Aquiva
  22. Thread: Smokey D3

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    Re: Smokey D3

    Yip, was a massive crack on the intercooler pipe.
  23. Thread: Smokey D3

    by DiscoLin
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    Re: Smokey D3

    +1 dd.
  24. Thread: Smokey D3

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    Re: Smokey D3

    Will check the intercooler hose but doubt that its the fault since prior to cambelt change all was good.
  25. Thread: Smokey D3

    by DiscoLin
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    Smokey D3

    Hi all,
    Just got my D3 back after its 160000km cambelt service (inclusive of normal filters and oil + oil pump kit) and drove it to the Pilansburg. Vehicle goes well with the exception of excessive...
  26. Thread: Fibre Optics

    by DiscoLin
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    Re: Fibre Optics

    Hello Mal Hannes,
    I am also a contractor with Vumatel and presently working in Montroux near Cresta. I completed 5 blocks in Linden.
  27. Re: TDV6 Snapped Cranks A new look at this vexing problem

    I still think it has something to do with the KW, NM and engine capacity configuration vs load. The discovery 4 with the bigger engine capacity (hence bigger heavier crank)does not break cranks. ...
  28. Re: TDV6 Snapped Cranks A new look at this vexing problem

    Thanks Mike, fully agree. The crankshaft is weak and compounded by having to move +2.5 ton vehicle around.
  29. Re: TDV6 Snapped Cranks A new look at this vexing problem

    George,
    Dont you think that producing 140kw power and 440nm torque is asking too much from a 2.7 L motor especially when applying a c. 3 ton load to it. To get this vehicle to perform like the way...
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    Re: Rarest vehicles you've owned

    57 Chev 210, still think its the best looking vehicle.
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    Re: Discovery 3 Side Steps

    Thanks guys for the responses. Landyworx one looks good.
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    Discovery 3 Side Steps

    Hi All, does anyone know where I could get a decent set of sidesteps for a Diccovery 3?
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    Re: Disco 4 or Grand Cherokee?

    Disco 4 man, LR gots soul. Unless its the SRT8.
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    How was the fuel used calculated?

    How was the fuel used calculated?
  35. Thread: Help

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    Discovery 3 Hi Hilt, I also have a 2009 2.7 tv6 which I...

    Hi Hilt,
    I also have a 2009 2.7 tv6 which I bought on 109000km. On my maiden voyage with the vehicle it did exactly the same as yours and a few more times after that especially when climbling hills...
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