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  1. #21
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    Model: Discovery 2 Td5
    Year:2004
    Mileage:150000
    Problem:Lost traction
    Cause of problem(if known):Auto box cooler pipe pulled loose
    Specifics of repair work carried out:New Flexable pipe fitted to cooler connection
    Cost of repair: app R800.00
    Who did the repair:Landrover Bedfordview
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: N

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    Modeliscovery 2
    Year:2004
    Mileage:150000
    Problem:Fuel leak above tank
    Cause of problem(if known):Broken high pressure fuel line
    Specifics of repair work carried out:replaced fuel line
    Cost of repair: R400.00
    Who did the repair:Landrover Bedfordview
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: N

  3. #23
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    Modeliscovery Tdi
    Year:1996
    Mileage:340000 the engine gave up the ghost
    Cause of problem(if known):The pistons became damaged due to overheating.

    Repairr work carried out: Purchased new engine
    Cost of repair:35000rand
    Who did the repair:Land Rover Witbank
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N:N
    Was damage covered by warranty:N
    New engine has a one year warranty

  4. #24
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    Model: Discovery 1
    Year: 1998
    Mileage: 238565
    Problem 1: Snapped rear half shaft
    Problem 2: Transfer case not engaging CDL or high range / low range
    Cause of problem(if known) 1: Play in transfer case caused it to break
    Cause of problem(if known) 2: High range gear worn, hi - lo selector hub and sleeve worn, shims and thrust washers none existent.
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Overhaul transfer case
    Cost of repair: R9785
    Who did the repair: Brit Auto
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: Towing yes, damage no unfortunately
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  5. #25
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    Model: Disco 1
    Year:1999
    Mileage:184000
    Problem: Rear sunroof leak
    Cause of problem(if known): Sunroof seal which sunroof sits down on perished & possibly shrunk
    Specifics of repair work carried out: 1. Repleaced seal with good 2nd hand seal from Liemers
    Cost of repair: R50
    Who did the repair: Done by me
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: no
    Was damage covered by warranty: no
    so chuffed that its fixed!!
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  6. #26
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    Model: Discovery 2
    Year: 2005
    Mileage: 140000
    Problem 1: Flashing M&S lights
    Problem2: Leaking transfer case seal, leaking front diff oil seal
    Cause of problem(if known) 1: Faulty valve block
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Replace valve block on transmission, Replace front diff oil seal and new oil. Remove transfer case, replace all gaskets and seals.
    Cost of repair: R11 800.00
    Who did the repair: Centurion Gearbox & Diff
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: No
    Was damage covered by warranty: No
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  7. #27
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    Model: Defender Puma 110 SW
    Year: 2007

    Mileage: 84 000
    Problem: Occasional loss of power, temp gauge rise to red and back
    Cause of problem(if known): Head Gasket
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Replace gasket
    Cost of repair: ?
    Who did the repair: LR Mokopane (MGM Motors)
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: Y
    Was damage covered by warranty: Y

  8. #28
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    Model: Disco 4 3.0 TDV6 HSE
    Year: 2009
    Mileage: 23420 km
    Problem: Front suspension squeeks over speed bumps
    Cause of problem(if known): Apparantly Bushes on steering system
    Specifics of repair work carried out: New Bushes
    Cost of repair: ?
    Who did the repair: L R Menlyn
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N:Y
    Was damage covered by warranty:Y

    Model: Disco 4 3.0 TDV6 HSE
    Year: 2009
    Mileage: 23420 km
    Problem: Camera system failure as and when
    Cause of problem(if known): apparantly faulty wiring connection in bumper
    Specifics of repair work carried out: They say they fixed connection but its STILL BROKEN
    Cost of repair: ?
    Who did the repair: LR Centurion
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: Y
    Was damage covered by warranty: Y


    Model: Disco 4 3.0 TDV6 HSE
    Year: 2009
    Mileage: 23420 km
    Problem: Rattle on FR brakes over gravel road
    Cause of problem(if known): ?
    Specifics of repair work carried out: New brakepads
    Cost of repair: ?
    Who did the repair:
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N:
    Was damage covered by warranty:


    Model: Disco 4 3.0 TDV6 HSE
    Year: 2009
    Mileage: 23420 km
    Problem: Diesel consumption reads 11 l/100km but gives actually 15l/100km
    Cause of problem(if known): Menlyn and Centurion says everything is ok
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Nothing - so dont believe stats
    Cost of repair:0
    Who did the repair:Menlyn and Centurion
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: y
    Was damage covered by warranty:y


    Model: Disco 4 3.0 TDV6 HSE
    Year: 2009
    Mileage: 23420 km
    Problem: Black & Blue Smoke from exhaust even when enging is warm
    Cause of problem(if known): Nothing according to LR
    Specifics of repair work carried out:-
    Cost of repair:-
    Who did the repair: Centurion
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N:Y
    Was damage covered by warranty:Y
    Last edited by Gurts; 2010/08/17 at 01:48 PM. Reason: update

  9. #29
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    Model:Puma
    Year:2009
    Mileage:600km-55000Km
    Problem: Engine turns but don’t start. Power loss in hot weather.
    Cause of problem(if known):?
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Disconect positive on battery and reconnect. Replace harness/cluster
    Cost of repair: ?
    Who did the repair: MGM/Santon/Centurion/Maun
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: Y
    Was damage covered by warranty: Y

    Model:Puma
    Year:2009
    Mileage: 56000 Km
    Problem: Top gasket
    Cause of problem(if known): No
    Specifics of repair work carried out: no
    Cost of repair:
    Who did the repair: Rustenburg
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: Y
    Was damage covered by warranty: Y

    Model:Puma
    Year:2009
    Mileage: 57 000 km-60 000 km
    Problem: starter disintegrated and alternator failure
    Cause of problem(if known): no
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Replace 3 starts and 2 alternators in one month
    Cost of repair: ?
    Who did the repair: Maun/Centurion
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: Y
    Was damage covered by warranty: Y

  10. #30
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    Modelefender Puma 130
    Year:2010

    Mileage:4000kms
    Problem:loss of steering fluid
    Cause of problem(if known):loose coupling nut on steering pump hose
    Specifics of repair work carried out:secured nut refill with specific Land rover PAS steering fluid
    Cost of repair:unknown
    Who did the repair:me.
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N:Y
    Was damage covered by warranty: not sure if any damage
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    Model: Defender 110 TD 5 CSW
    Year: 2001
    Mileage: 234 510
    Problem: No clutch
    Cause of problem(if known): ?
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Replaced master & slave cylinder
    Cost of repair: R7000
    Who did the repair: Land Rover Constantia Kloof
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: Had extended warranty on vehicle
    Was damage covered by warranty: Partially
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  12. #32
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    Model: Discovery 2 TD5
    Year: 2003
    Mileage: 89 000
    Problem: Steering box, 3 amigos, Fuel cooler leak, leak between gearbox and transfer box, harness issues
    Cause of problem(if known): bad maintenance and lack of interest from dealer
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Harness replaced, Steering box and steering pump replaced. Shuttle valve recon, fuel cooler recon, gasket and o rings replaced
    Cost of repair: Steering R20K (through Dealer), Harness 16K (through Dealer), Balance 14K privately
    Who did the repair: Dealer did some, balance of work by REM Landy
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: Yes
    Was damage covered by warranty: 8k towards steering box only!
    Last edited by bmad; 2010/10/25 at 07:52 AM.

  13. #33
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    Model: Defender 90 TD5
    Year: 2004
    Mileage: 102,000
    Problem:
    1.) Aircon Condencer fan replaced on 99,000km
    2.) Flywheel and clutch kit replaced 102,000km
    3.) All seals and washers replaced in transfer box 102,000km
    Cause of problem(if known):
    1.) not known
    2.) Wear and tear.... probably the previous owner towed his house or something
    3.) not known
    Specifics of repair work carried out:
    Cost of repair:
    1.) R1,000
    2.) R13,000
    3.) R3600
    Who did the repair:
    1.) Independent Car Radio & Alarm (Centurion)
    2. & 3.) Independent 4x4 (Montana)
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: R4,000 for the clutch was covered by MBI

    2012 Defender 110 Puma 2.2
    Ex: 2004 Defender 90 TD5

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    Model: Defender 90 TD5
    Year: 2004
    Mileage: 95000
    Problem: oil leaks
    Cause of problem(if known): It was designed this way........
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Replaced front crank shaft oil seal and gasket
    Cost of repair: R1900
    Who did the repair: British 4X4
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: No
    Was damage covered by warranty: No
    2012 Land Rover Defender 110 2.2 Puma
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    Model: Defender 90 TD5
    Year: 2003
    Mileage: 73000
    Problem: Rear Shock mountings broke off
    Cause of problem(if known): Poor design of mountings, and some pilot abuse
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Redesigned and manufactured new mountings
    Cost of repair: R160
    Who did the repair: Me
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: Y
    Was damage covered by warranty: No
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  16. #36
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    Modelefender CSW TD5
    Year:2006
    Mileage:109850
    Problem:Clutch @ 50000km
    Cause of problem(if known):Not Known
    Specifics of repair work carried out:Replaced
    Cost of repair:R8000
    Who did the repair:LR PE
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N:Y
    Was damage covered by warrantyartly = 3/8
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    Model: Defender 90 Td5 (owned for 3 months)
    Year: 1999
    Mileage: 217 000km (No previous work on engine)
    Problem: 1.Oil Cooler 2. Head Gasket 3.Turbo 4. Water Pump 5. Oil Pump
    Cause of problem(if known): Coolant Pipe burst, then everything else went quickly.
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Non as yet.
    Cost of repair: Quote: Td5 Overall = R37k, V8 Conversion: R51k
    Who did the repair: Quotes: Rovertech Mosselbay. Similar from Cape Town.
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: no
    Was damage covered by warranty: no

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    Model: Freelander TD4 HSE 5dr
    Year:2004

    Mileage:117680
    Problem: abs,tc and Hilldecent lights staying on:-( hilldecent doesn't work and ratling, Clanking noise when braking.
    Cause of problem(if known): N/A
    Specifics of repair work carried out: new driveshaft,CV joints,Propshaft, New Brake switch
    Cost of repair: R10000+
    Who did the repair: Rand Rover in Fairland
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: Y
    Was damage covered by warranty: Y

  19. #39
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    Model: Land Rover Discovery TD5
    Year:2004
    Mileage:103000
    Problem:Rear suspension sagging
    Cause of problem(if known): Air below
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Air below replaced
    Cost of repair: R 3600
    Who did the repair: 3 Lions
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: n/a

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    Model:Land Rover Discovery 2 TD5
    Year: 2004
    Mileage: 103000
    Problem: Sluggish performance
    Cause of problem(if known): Software
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Software upgraded
    Cost of repair: R 3500
    Who did the repair: Wayns 4x4
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N:n
    Was damage covered by warranty:n/a

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