As I began to pull over, the car stalled. I wrote a letter to lrna and called the corporate hq several times. I immediately pulled over and then my oil and engine lights came on. With a creeper you should be able to access this in your driveway, your garage. I contacted the Land Rover North America corporate hq and they told me that there was nothing that they could do, that the dealership could decide what it wanted to do with the issue.
PrefCust 1 Any one of the filters below are suitable to be used in your vehicle. It restarted about an hour later so I drove it to the auto shop. Put in neutral and pulled over. After driving cautiously for about 1. So I drove on for another.
If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example. So you can fill the engine with at least 1 complete 5 litres of oil, and I would suggest about another 1. I contacted Land Rover and because my vehicle is used and over the warranty there was nothing they could do but suggest a new engine. Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot 1-888-327-4236. I have tried to resolve this with Land Rover who at this time is not willing to help or take responsibility.
Oil changes are best done with the engine just warm, not hot. They have also refused to pay for the personal items that were in the vehicle and damaged because of the fire. The mechanic stated that the oil pump needed to be replaced. Some spillage of oil is un avoidable, but you can place a rag or tissue below it first to help soak up as much spillage as possible. Nothing was mentioned about the defect in the manufacturing of this 4. Land Rover issued a technical bulletin on March 14, 2003 stating that engine failures on '03 and '04 discovery are the result of manufacturing error on the oil pump.
Pay what dealers pay by using this option! We lived in juneau at the time and there are few roads. After researching the problem, I have found several occasions where this has happened due to a production error. In February 2008, I brought the vehicle to Land Rover dealer to have a full inspection of the vehicle. The filter housing is pressure-resistant, protected against corrosion and features a long-life elastomer seal. One of the most common services you're going to do to your vehicle is going to be the oil change. Distance: 15,000 miles 24,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Suspension Interval in Month s : 12 Labor Units: 0.
The inspection report noted that vehicle was in great condition with no issues needing to be addressed. Something needs to be done. I delivered the car to the dealership Land Rover of the gulfcoast, mobile, al where I was informed by the service manager that my vehicle oil pump failure was due to the exact reason as stated in the technical alert and that I should contact the national headquarters of Land Rover to seek a resolution to this matter. Notes: Land rover recall no. Just pour in with old oil, let idle around 15 minutes do not drive! Owner notification is expected to begin during may 2004.
My husband pulled off the front engine cover to discover the engine needed to be replaced. So first of all find a place to do it, I don't recommend doing it on your new blocked paved driveway just incase you spill some old oil, if you have no other choice of location, then lay down and old blanket or towel to catch any possible spillages. I had it towed to the dealership and was informed my oil pump wasn't any good and I needed to replace my engine. I also have first hand accounts of people who had the issue, did not know about the tsb, and never got a new engine. Install new drain plug and tighten. Land Rover has refused to take responsibility for their defective vehicle and will do nothing about this situation.
And what we'll do is include enough for 2 oil changes. The light will never bother you again Land Rover Motor Company is the main automotive company. I have a 6 month old son and need reliable transportation. At this time I can not recommend the Land Rover line of vehicles to anyone after owning one my self for the last 12 years. Support vehicle safely -- vehicle ramps or lift recommended.
That is more than enough to start the car with, as we need to move it onto level ground off the wooden blocks to get an accurate level. Offer quick, easy filter replacement, long life and the possibility of extended service intervals. I purchased this vehicle in 2006 which had come off lease. Use the following components to affect a repair:? Why they haven't made the recall yet? The vehicle was pulled over and oil suddenly began erupting from the rear of the vehicle onto the rear window. And that is just the ones we know about on the edmunds website forum. Land Rover is not offering to cover any of the repair costs even though it was a manufacturer error from the start. Recently I noticed a tap coming from the engine.