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  1. P38 sems 4.0 overheat

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Starts cooking within 6 kms no oil in the water or water in the oil comps all about the same bottom of radiator is cold but bottom hose is hot & heater works , waterpump works so took t stat out & tested in pot of boiling water . It does open but only...
  2. RR 4.4i 2005. - Transmission Overheat warning

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    My Fatty started one day only going up the 3rd gear. The next day it let me down next to the road with a Transmission overheat warning message Was transpoted to the dealer ( 2 days before the guarantee expired ) , and was informed yesterday that the Torque Convertor is faulty and will be...
  3. 08 RR HSE transmission overheat message.

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    My 08 RR HSE with 90k miles is giving me a transmission overheat message along with select neutral and then it automatically goes into sport mode. The RR doesn't leak anything and had it hooked up while driving to check temps. Everything is running as it should and all temps are normal as well...
  4. '91 RRC Engine Rebuild // Overheat

    Range Rover Classic
    Hi all, 1991 Range Rover with 173,000 miles. I posted awhile back about how it wouldn't pass smog, and cylinder #1 had low compression. (Original link down below) Tore the engine down and found that the left head gasket had completely blown out, and decided to overhaul the top end. Over the...
  5. 1998 P38 Cranks But Wont Start After Overheat

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hey all, First post here. I've been reading through related threads (and learning) about the issue I have with my recently purchased P38 Range Rover (GEMS). Backstory:: Bought it last week, it started first crank every try, ran good, idled for about 10 mins with no overheating. Test drove...
  6. Transmission overheat error intermittant

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi all me again changed the radiator but not the cooler for the gearbox yet best quote is 500$ I'm attaching the errors I pulled before taking the plunge. I'm Down in Miami so hoping someone knows a transmission place which is cheaper as the range is only worth 3k. The transmission over heat...
  7. abnormal overheat issue

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi everyone, I am experiencing an abnormal overheat issue that has gone unanswered by any forum topic and local Rover technicians. This is my last resort and I am hoping that one of you has experienced and resolved the same issue. I am driving a 2005 Range Rover HSE with about 110k on it. The...
  8. Transmission overheat confusion

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Well...Murphy's law strikes again. Just got my 2003 full size Rover back from the head gasket and valve job (nearly $3,500) and was driving great. Out of nowhere the transmission started shifting at a higher RPM than it should have. Within a few minutes I got a transmssion overheat message on...
  9. Gearbox overheat amongst other concurrent sudden faults

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Day 2 of P38 ownership and turned the ignition on to get Gearbox Overheat see user manual message, the Sat Nav screen flashing and not coming on and all the steering wheel controls not working AND the radio controls not working..... Phew! That's a good start eh! I've looked at a few other...
  10. Radio Overheat

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi, I am new to the forum. Wife always wanted An l322. Finaly found a low milage 06 at the right price. It is perfect save for the Radio overheat. 65 fegrees outside and still get this message from time to time. anyone ever figure out how to fix this? I have searched and no one posts up their...
  11. Trans overheat and ebox cooling fan

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Over the past year our range has given us tranny issues which led to a rebuild with perfect forward shifts but slipping in reverse. Now we have a recent trans overheat message but a laser thermometer has indicated tranny pan oil temps at a max of 190 F with overheat messages coming at trans pan...
  12. 95 LWB Country... overheat.. Bummer

    Range Rover Classic
    I have a 95 country LWB RRC. So was driving the range today. I look down, and my temp gauge is pinned at the top. Oh Crap. I pull over, and sure enough, the coolant is boiling. I let it sit for a bit, and get some water and start to make it home. I did make, only about 5 miles away but...
  13. Coolant overheat issue solved

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I own a 99 4.6 HSE Bosch. I just had to do a head gasket due to an overheat issue. I have also had to do heater core O rings and thermostat multiple times. I have not had normal cooling operation since Lamorna Garage of Seattle did a head gasket repair four years ago. This perplexed me and many...
  14. 5hp24 gear box overheat

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    A couple of years ago i rebuilt this gear box with RRphils help and has been running fine . i did have the occasional over heatwhen towing the caravan on my way on holiday to newquay down country lanes but on the motorway it was also fine. this has been steadily getting more frequent now on the...
  15. RIDDLE ME THIS: Overheat, or not?

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    A couple of days ago, my 98K '06 RRS S/C overheated - in a sense. In reality, it ran fine; the aux fans were going full blast - but the temp gauge needle was at or near the top of the gauge range. I do not know how long it was there; it was noticed as I arrived at my destination, and I shut it...
  16. bad overheat, expansion tank split

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    2003 range rover w/ 140k miles. My wife was driving on the freeway and heard the coolant bell and saw that the rover was overheating. She pulled over and shut it off to cool down. then it wouldn't start again - it would click but not turn over. Then after a few minutes it started again, but ran...
  17. Replaced Coolamnt Expansion Tank, Coolant Level Low

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    So I follow these forumns religiously for years and always take my Land Rovers to private shops. I previously had a 95 Disco and now have a 05 Range Rover HSE. Seems these cars always have coolant problems in the middle of summer or winter. Last summer in severe Texas heat my Rover overheated...
  18. Transmission Overheat gremlin

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    I have a 2004 L322 and am having a similar problem to some other threads. When in stop/go traffic for a short while the transmission will kick down and not shift past 2nd gear, it will then give the "Transmission Overheat" code. It started as a very occasional issue and now it occurs every...
  19. Overheat Problem, Need HELP please

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    The story is I've had my P38 12 months and never had a overheat problem it has always sat bang centre of the temperature gauge even in standing traffic when the outside temperature was high it's never moved from centre of the dial until last week, I drove around 70 miles to get my heated seats...
  20. New issue developed or was ongoing w/traction overheat

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Here is my new problem, traction overheat warning announce when ever i lose traction on one of my tires, I dont believe that it is suspose to do this, but it happens when ever i run over anything slick, it is immediately when i lose traction. the traction light doesnt even come on. Truck is a...
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