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  1. Uncontrolled sudden revving up steep hill then engine died

    Range Rover Mark IV / L405
    I have a 2014 Autobiography and yesterday was travelling up and down hills in the Yorkshire Dales. Whilst climbing a 25% gradient hill for a while the engine suddenly revved uncontrollably for about 20 seconds with no accelerator. I tried to turn off with the stop button but would not turn off...
  2. Pleased with p38 hill climbing abilities

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Wow I was going up some hills I never thought I could go up. Looking forward to the next trip to Gorman CA. I finally got all systems up to par and the Cooper H/T tires held up against all kinds of rocks. Cheers!!!!
  3. Overheating on hill

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I know overheating has taken up lots of threads, but I thought I'd ask the forum for advise on my specific problem. The engine is the diesel, and I've quite recently put in new water pump after bearing went, plus thermostat and hoses. The oil cooler hose sprung a leak recently and I haven't got...
  4. how to use brake to prevent roll back on a hill?

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    For the longest time, I couldn't figure it out, I have a '10 sport. Times times it works (stops on hill without rolling back) some times it doesn't. Than last week I thought I figured it out...if you press down on the brake pedal all the way it seems to put on a extra break that prevents you...
  5. how to fix a broken switch. hill decent / low range

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    ok so i managed to fix the snapped switch that surrounds the gear shiftier leaver and i wanted to share how i did it. It would have been easier to just buy another whole panel but that's 190 bucks down the drain. so to start. remove the panel. just lift the gear sifter boot. lift out the cup...
  6. Down hill hard/rough down shifts

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Guys, I have a transmission and differential fluid change and I noticed when going down steep declines. The Range has some pretty rough/hard down shifts. Almost like the transmission is about to break. Hard thunk...anyone experience this as well. What did you do to remedy? Just live with it...
  7. 2008 TDV8 jerks between gears when accelerating up hill

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    I have recently had a leaking seal on my gearbox changed and the gearbox oil was simultaneously changed. The car now jerks , almost as though it is loosing power, between gear changes. It is more pronounced when the gears change at low revs and the motor is under load. No lights flash on the...
  8. Hill Descent Switch Replacement?

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hey all, Quick question: Is it possible to replace just the hill descent switch in the center console shift surround, or do I need to replace the entire unit for some reason? I broke mine off... If so, any suggestions about where I can get just a replacement switch? Everything I've found so...
  9. P38 hill climb RPM drops when hits 3000.

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hello, I have a 1997 range rover 4.0SE P38. I noticed whenever i am driving up steep hills it really starts to struggle, and it cant even really accelerate up the hills. when i apply more pressure to the pedal the rpm's will increase to about 3000 and then suddenly drop off to 2500, the engine...
  10. My Son, Off Roading, using Hill Descent

    Range Rover Sport / L320
  11. Unexpected Hill Descent Mode

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi, After a recent service at the main dealer, my 2009 model seems to unexpectedly go into Hll Descent mode for no reason. Turning the engine off and on does not fix it. However, even whilst driving if I go through the programmes and return to normal mode it will generally be okay! Anyone seen...
  12. burst pipe while towing a caravan up a very long hill in france

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    burst pipe while towing a caravan up a very long hill in france righttwo weeks ago I was towing a 8 meters twin axle caravan down to the south of France. there was a very steep hill going up to 3000 feet al of a sudden I see smokefrom behind the car the temperature gauge didn't move past the...
  13. 2002 - P38 - Lound sound when going up hill or flat road?

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi, My 2002 Range Rover P38 recently has gotten very loud when driving between 10-20 miles per hour. It is very loud, not sure if it is an exhaust issue? On idle, it doesn't sound loud. It is very evident when going up a hill. Any thoughts? Is this a muffler issue?
  14. HDC (Hill Descent Control) Error

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    I went to activate the HDC last weekend, whilst off-road at the 'Pipeline' area of Wisconsin, and it didn't engage. BUT I'm not getting any error messages. I've scanned through some other threads, and usually the issue is accompanied with various error messages. I don't really need HDC, but...