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    Re: VG30 - Advice please

    What I don't think I mentioned was that it idles high and eventually returns to normal idle speed, which I assume is in the 800 to 900rpm range. With my aircon switched on it idles perfect at all...
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    Re: VG30 - Advice please

    Thanks, will check all vacuum pipes.
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    VG30 - Advice please

    Every time I come to a stop at an intersection where the enginge must return to idle it will stay at around 1500rpm and then slowly return to around 800rpm.

    This is a 1998 3.0 V6 with 131000km's...
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    Re: '98 3000 V6 Hardbody D/C

    Babelaas,

    Thanks, will give it a try.
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    Re: '98 3000 V6 Hardbody D/C

    He, he, he....
    Ja, Ford Biturbo was sold by MFC in May already, Range Rover e-vogue was sold by Wesbank in July and my Range Rover Vogue SE is due to be sold by MFC on this coming Wednesday 15...
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    Re: '98 3000 V6 Hardbody D/C

    background info

    I bought the bakkie from a deceased estate.
    The previous owner bought it new in 1998 from Middelburg Nissan and from there it spent its entire life at the original owners home in...
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    Re: '98 3000 V6 Hardbody D/C

    I started the car this morning and let it idle up to normal temperature. Once on temperature I blipped the throttle twice and then allowed the car to return to idle for about 2 minutes before cutting...
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    Re: '98 3000 V6 Hardbody D/C

    I was driving around 120kph, accellerated to 135 to pass a few slower cars and slowed to 100kph in serious rain yesterday afternoon from Vaal One Stop to Kroonstad. About 110 to 120kph back last...
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    Re: '98 3000 V6 Hardbody D/C

    Thanks for the info, am I correct in assuming that means the tank must come out?
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    '98 3000 V6 Hardbody D/C

    Ok, guys and gals, a few weeks back I posted a photo of my newly aquired old Nissan Hardbody D/C.

    I am very happy with the car overall, been driving to work and back for a week and a half now.
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    Sticky: Re: Photos of your nissans !

    My new "old" wheels.

    Life threw me a curve ball and I lost my jib in November2020. Since then I lost my 2019 2,0lt bi-turbo Wildtrak to MFC in March 2021, my 2013 Range Rover evogue to Wesbank in...
  12. Re: 2010 Range Rover Vogue SE TDV8 - Gearbox issues

    Thanks for all the inputs so far, I need to get the suspension reassembled before I can take it anywhere.

    Can somebody please PM me Mikebob's cell number, I need to discuss my RR with him.
  13. Re: 2010 Range Rover Vogue SE TDV8 - Gearbox issues

    I ordered the new connector and since the rear of the two R/H lower control arm bushes were completely ruined I ordered a new bush as well.
    On Saturday I fitted the new connector and refitted the...
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    Sticky: Re: LR parts offered / required

    Looking for the R/F airspring/bellows/suspension air bag for a 2010 Range Rover Vogue SE 3,6lt TDV8.
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    Quick update.

    This morning dropped my girls at their respective schools and at some point I noticed the "Stability Control function not available" warning on the dash. Got home and immediately...
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    I am not taking any advice or opinions from anybody as compost, really, I am listening to each bit of info I can get.

    With very little money to throw at the problem the diagnosis need to spot on.
  17. Re: 2010 Range Rover Vogue SE TDV8 - Gearbox issues

    Tyres were all fitted same day with no uneven wear.
    I did fit bigger tyres though but this was in 2019 around 40k km's back.

    Standard tyres were prone to punctures on gravel roads so I fitted...
  18. Re: 2010 Range Rover Vogue SE TDV8 - Gearbox issues

    You are spot on.

    I just returned home from Mikebob's place and he suggested driving it in manual mode as well, which I promptly did. I took it out on the Roodeplaat dam road and changed up and...
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    This is the 3,6 TDV8 with the 6 speed ZF6HP26 box in.

    Ever since I bought the RR in 2017 I felt that there was something not right with the box. My driveway at my previous house had a slight...
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    Thabo,

    Yes, I will get in contact with him, will send him a PM.

    Thanks
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    Thanks for all of the responses.

    I decided this morning to check the condition of the lower Turbo hoses seeing that my previous "Gearbox Fault" warning on my dash was the result of a blown upper...
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    Jelo,

    Thanks, sent them a PM
  23. 2010 Range Rover Vogue SE TDV8 - Gearbox issues

    Its been a long time since I posted here, feel like a "New One".....

    My 2010 Range Rover Vogue SE TDV8 with 198000Km's on began giving "Gearbox Fault" errors on the dash coupled with the...
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    LRXtreme - Thank you

    It's been a while since I last posted anything here but I feel that Walter and his team deserves a pat on the back and a "Well Done".

    My 2010 RR Vogue SE made the decision to test its warning...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    Stunning project, my wife bought myself and a friend of mine a knife making course at Herbst Knives in Annlin for my birthday. There were 8 of us in total over a two day period. We made folding...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    I decided to strip down my cd shuttle in order to get it to work again and tp repair my venture cam docking bracket.
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    Re: New 10 speed Ranger gearbox

    Mine failed on 3200km, now just over 17000km's on with no issues.
  28. Re: Ongeluk, en versekering weier om skade te herstel

    My koedoe episode in die Karoo 2 jaar terug was ook besaai met versekering issues. Die Range Rover is op 'n roll-back gelaai en Graaf Reinet toe gevat. Daar het een of ander paneelklopper 'n kwotasie...
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    Re: New 10 speed Ranger gearbox

    :D
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    Re: New 10 speed Ranger gearbox

    Which dealership, just want to know where NOT to go in case of an issue.
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    Re: New 10 speed Ranger gearbox

    Strongs, by all indications it sounds exactly like my breakdown. Engine runs perfect but gearbox is locked in N, apparently on the same basis as Landies go into "limp" mode.

    Keep us posted on...
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    Re: New 10 speed Ranger gearbox

    That is the crux of what I read and, as they stated, the bulk of the duds went to Thai customers while some ended up being shipped out.
    The symptoms they describe in this link is exactly what...
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    Re: New 10 speed Ranger gearbox

    Personaly I don't think they are 100% sure in which vehicles they ended up. Much easier to wait for customer to bring in the car, analize the cause and if it is one of the duds then replace it...
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    Re: New 10 speed Ranger gearbox

    Ok, ok, me bad, apologies ZF, don't know why I made the connection between ZF and the faulty boxes.

    Bottomline is still that 1000 dud boxes were installed in the Ranger, The Raptor and the...
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    Re: New 10 speed Ranger gearbox

    There was a batch of dud gearboxes received from ZF's one plant, apparently roughly 1000 gearboxes slipped through before it was realised. Mine was one of them. The factory sent a questionaire to the...
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