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    Sticky: Discovery 3 Re: TDV6 Preventative Maint 100,000 - 200,000km

    Hi Henk

    yes that is correct or in numerical terms 5ml 2sO per 1 liter of Diesel. I add one 500ml bottle per tank on both the D3 and the FFRR.

    The motors run much quieter and there is less...
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    Discovery 1 Re: 300TDi extra power

    Hi Barry

    read my thread on the landyonline forum, you will find all the info you need in there.

    http://landyonline.co.za/landyforum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=2917&start=1

    Before you even think of...
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    RangeRover Re: 2006 rr l322 4.4 v8

    Hi Alanj

    L322 = Big Body RR

    The one you are looking at is the first model produced under the Ford Banner. Up to 2005 model, they were still the "BMW" Range Rovers. the 2006 model is fitted with...
  4. Re: L322 Philips D3S HID globes - Where do I find locally

    Hi Orxy

    Osram is top quality stuff. I only buy Osram bulbs for my cars. Get them in "family packs" from Diesel Electric.

    kind regards


    George
  5. Re: L322 Philips D3S HID globes - Where do I find locally

    Hi Marcochezzi

    I bought Xenon bulbs for my SLK 32 AMG 3 years ago from Goldwagen and they are still working fine.

    So should be ok.

    Good luck!


    George
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    Re: TDV6 Crank Failures

    Hi wymbad

    you got a 6A VIN D3. Providing the vehicle is still fitted with its original engine, the chance of the crank snapping on its on is very very slim. You have done all the correct...
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    Re: Kudos to JLR Centurion & JLR RSA

    Good effort from JLR and the dealers involved.

    Once they get to the bottom of the problem, it will most probably be somewhere along the line of an misalignment in the monocoque frame or some sort...
  8. Thread: 5a and 6a Vin.

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    Discovery 3 Re: 5a and 6a Vin.

    Yes!

    D4 = V8 or I would look for some other make

    I used to work with the warranty dept of one of the big european luxury car manufacturers and therefore know what is an acceptable percentage of...
  9. Thread: 5a and 6a Vin.

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    Discovery 3 Re: 5a and 6a Vin.

    Hi Cor

    there was a distinct increase in sub assembly failures from 7A> VIN numbers, which went hand in hand with a drastic increase in production volumes. I have shared my views many times on...
  10. Thread: 5a and 6a Vin.

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    Discovery 3 Re: 5a and 6a Vin.

    Hi Philip

    engine failures of 5A and 6A VIN TDV6 vehicles were mainly centred on:

    1. Thermostat plastic housing cracking, leading to heat seizure of engine
    2. Extended oil service intervals...
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    Discovery 4 Re: 2009 D4 TDV6 help please?

    Ok then contact Elton he can do you a firmware patch for that. Bellautoservices also offer that from the UK.

    I have been using Elton for 8 years now and I am very happy with his work ;D
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    Discovery 4 Re: 2009 D4 TDV6 help please?

    Hi Mikebob

    contact Elton Smith he can help you with that. After EGR blanking, have you checked the MAF and MAP sensors? To me it looks like an incorrect reading of MAF and MAP sensor input....
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    Re: TDV6 Crank Failures

    Hi Markus

    send her the url's from this forum, the disco3/4.co.uk and the Aulro forums.

    Should keep her reading for days on end.

    Having worked with the warranty department of one of the big...
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    Re: Shout - out to the LR Extreme Team

    I can only 2nd that. Moved to them some years ago, when they were still out in the sticks.

    1. Never had one single come back.

    2. I can talk to them one on one, because Walter is a highly...
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    Discovery 4 Re: 2009 D4 TDV6 help please?

    On a D4, V8 only

    on a D3 2005 or 2006 model either TDV6 or V8 (but only if the original TDV6 engine still fitted!!!!)

    on a D3 2007> V8 only

    This is my personal view point, based on some...
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    Discovery 4 Re: 2009 D4 TDV6 help please?

    Hi Discofrans

    It is all explained nicely here:

    http://www.disco3.co.uk/forum/topic132471.html

    Should have been done on all 3.0 TDV6/SDV6 by now.

    kind regards
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    Discovery 4 Re: 2009 D4 TDV6 help please?

    Hi Philip

    don't worry about the nay-sayers. Most of them haven't a clue about the underlying lion engine issues anyway.

    The most dangerous comments/advice regarding lion engine maintenance...
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    Re: TDV6 cam belt change

    Yes you are correct, to argue with you on this topic is of no use.

    You obviously even after 7 years still haven't grasped the underlying issue at hand. Due to the marginal structural strength...
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    Re: TDV6 cam belt change

    Hi Peter

    with history of that model, I would still do it at 7 years and change the oil pump every time. No guarantee for the engine not to grenade, but will definitely not do any harm.

    But...
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    Re: TDV6 cam belt change

    Hi Kisskiss

    cambelt change on the TDV6 (and D4 SDV6) is 160'000km or 7 years, whichever comes first. We have just done the 2nd cambelt change some months ago on Swambo's D3 2005 model at...
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    Re: 300Tdi turbo advise

    Hi Capt

    currently in Switzerland, where I had to attend the OSA pariamentary session. Back in SA next week. ;)

    Just for those not having followed the earlier discussions on the Tdi turbo...
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    Re: Landrover Discovery 3 Problems

    Hi oppies

    search disco3.co.uk and prepare for some 60+ pages of reading. My take on this is that if the crank is ever so slightly out of the manufacturing tolerance (even if still within factory...
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    Re: Landrover disco 3 crankshaft failure

    Hi Plunger

    in order to get that engine bullet proof, the main engine block would have to be re-designed (made longer) with wider bearing areas and a stronger crank. Main area of failure is...
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    Re: Landrover disco 3 crankshaft failure

    Hi JDRangie

    only factory sub, everything else is a complete and utter waste of time, aggro and money. Listen to what the forum members have stated to your dilemma.

    Good luck!

    The best...
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    Re: Landrover Discovery 3 Problems

    Hi douglash

    Lion engine crank problems started with D3 7A onwards right up until the end of production of the D4. D5 we will have to wait and see what transpires. Those vehicles are still within...
  26. Thread: R6 Distributor

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    Re: R6 Distributor

    Hi Harryhcs

    the SA R6 engine in the LR should have the same dizzy as the Rover Sd1 6 pot engine. The correct Pertronix unit for those is Pertronix # LU-162A. Ask your local Rover specialist. He...
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    Re: Landrover Discovery 3 Problems

    +1

    And if you have 7A or later D3 TDV6 have the oil pump changed for the latest type asap. Otherwise you will be sitting on a time bomb. Mikebob will agree with me on that one :)
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    Discovery 3 Re: D3 V8 early model

    Hi Jelo

    even at 160'000km if there is no apparent misbehaviour of the gearbox, a closed loop flushing of the gearbox will normally get it right.

    The problem with double or even triple flushes...
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    Re: Land Rover Discovery 3 TDV6 buying advice

    Hi masterzanshin

    my feelings exactly.

    If you own a D3 TDV6 5A or 6A, then you can keep it, otherwise I would swop for V8 at the very earliest opportunity.

    Good luck!

    George
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    Re: Td5 oil filter blowing seal.

    Ok lets take this one step further:

    1. Is it happening mainly just after start up from cold - if yes replace the pressure relief valve assembly. (replace the oil pump, if relieve spring is...
  31. Re: what have you done with / to your Range Rover (Big Body) today

    Hi Nedge and bvandyk

    for those of you close to PTA, the best place is Glasfit in Menlyn. They do all the glass work for JLR Menlyn. Have had heated front window (Disco1 ES) replaced twice over...
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    Defender Re: AS 10 alarm diagnostic options

    Hi jfh

    why make simple issues complicated. Just run a cable from a terminal that has power only with ignition on to the solenoid. So when you switch off the ignition the solenoid automatically...
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    Re: 300tdi Problems x 2

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    1 liter is fine, because 2sO is a fuel oil as is diesel. And Jelo's take has merit. On a Defender 600ml is double dose, but even going higher than that will not do any harm. But the...
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    Re: 300tdi Problems x 2

    Hi Jembo

    it is possible, that the rings are sticky. I had the same problem on my 300Tdi when I got it back in 2010 at 200'000km. It had some spectacular sump compression when cold and struggled...
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    Re: 300tdi Problems x 2

    Hi Jembo

    I go with Jelo here. When the engine has run for five minutes or so, for how long do you have to crank it before it starts again?

    Please shed some light on that.

    Regarding the...
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