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    Glow plugs/ do they need replacing?

    Hello fellow enthusiasts. It’s chilly out in the ninety (‘86). I hold the second position ignition on the spring and see the glow plug light. Should I replace the plugs if it takes 60 seconds? Do they need replacing every-so-often or is it that they either work, or they don’t?? (I don’t know...
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    Landrover discovery sports tailgate 2015 replacement

    Hello, I have a landrover discovery sport 2015. Sadly I reversed into a post and dented it, I am told the cost would be a few thousand pounds, but I cannot claim on my insurance. I had a look on eBay at tailgates for sale and they seem to be a good price, even if the color is incorrect. They...
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    59 plate defender lighting

    Can someone please help me get through the complexity of light bulbs? I just want to change the orange halogen bulbs in my sidelights and in my wipac 8" spotlights to something much whiter. Please can someone tell me what to buy? Steve
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    Expired 1984 Freight Rover - Replacement Keys

    Hi, I have a 1984 Freight Rover Sherpa van which is all still original parts (bar a few bits of the engine!) We recently lost the van keys and after speaking with out locksmith he's recommended that before we replace the locks completely, to ask around and see if anyone knows where we could...
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    Newbie to Disco... In need of advice.

    Hi all I just recently picked up a discovery 1 300tdi auto (last week), however it does have a few issues. First one was master cylinder. That was replaced this morning and this then highlighted a couple of more pressing issues. 1. Seat belts... what seat belts? Turns out all the seat...
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    Great Windscreen Replacement Service, Cornwall

    Just had my Defender Windscreen replaced by these guys, Cornwall Windscreens, 01736 278 278 and www.cornwallwindscreens.com, £113.00 all in including new rubber, (plain clear screen), nice guys, they come to you and also do Camper van conversion windows and sunroofs etc. Quick, clean and a...
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    Freelander 1 clutch master slave, easy job for beginner or better getting a pro?

    Greetings Ladies (presumably) and Gentlemen (and trolls), This is is my first post on this type of forum, and I'm looking for advice on wether or not I could/should try taking on this bloody motor's latest fault, myself. I guessed it was the master/slave when the clutch pedal hit the floor. I...
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    1992 Discovery TDI Turbine problem

    Hi The Background. In this last year I have moved to France with the family and we took our trusty Discovery with us that has transported us our dogs and cats all over the place. It is a car that has given us a few (normally expensive) problems but on the whole just goes on and on. However...
  9. Otley's Owner

    Door lock question

    Another problem, door lock this time. I am replacing the driver's side door lock on my series 3. The door has the later ant-burst type of lock as initially fitted to military vehicles and changing them over is quite straightforward. However, does anyone know how you release the key cylinder...
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    Defender Windscreen Replacement

    Hi, does anyone have experience of having a windscreen replaced by one of the mainstream Autoglass type replacement companies? I need to get the windscreen replaced on my 1996 Defender 300 TDI and am struggling to get a quote from various sites on the internet. Any recommendations, advice and...
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    help please-----recommend a clutch replacement garage birmingham area please

    the clutch on my 02 td4 5 door is starting to slip its done 110,000 so I suppose its been good so far. I can see it is not going to be cheap to repair Can anyone point me in the direction of someone used to this job as my local little mechanics seem a little put off by the task willing to...
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    P38 Stereo Replacement

    CD Multichanger has power and so does the headunit. The screen on the Stereo is pretty much screwed, but the radio works fine. When I switch to CD mode, the screen shows "CD WAIT" and never goes off. You can here the CD Changer in the boot changing disks if you ask it to, but never leaves the...
  13. listerdiesel

    Repair Guide Discovery 2 Fuel Pump Replacement

    This is for a V8 (Petrol) Disco 2, but most applies for the TD5 as well, the main differences are the fuel pipe connections and post-replacement bleeding, which is needed for the TD5 but not for the V8. The pump is located in the fuel tank under the floor at the rear of the vehicle. To access...
  14. Carter

    TD5 Battery Replacement Advice

    Hi, looking for advice re battery replacement. I currently have a Bosch Asia Silver 7AA but ran into my first problem with it today. Couldn't start engine after a cold night. Used the day before and everything was ok. Checked battery and it was showing black indicator so have taken it out to...
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    Disco 3 Replacement Wheels

    Hi I am a forum virgin, so be kind to me!! Does anyone know for sure, whether 18" alloys off a 2007 Range Rover Sport, will fit straight on to my 2009 Discovery 3? Trying to get answers out of Land Rover is impossible!! Any help will be much appreciated. Thanks Dodgergammon
  16. Big Sandy

    2.25 Diesel Engine Water Pump Replacement

    The most common cause for failure of the water pump fitted to the ubiquitous 2.25l Land Rover engine is over tightening the alternator/fan belt. You may not notice much of a leak at first; quite often the leak starts out small, dripping from the bottom of the pump as the engine cools. It will...
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