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  1. Mechatronic sleeve wont come out....seeking advice

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Good afternoon, I am in the middle of a transmission service. I managed to untwist the connector, and pulled the white tab down. However, the the mechatronic sleeve just wont come out. I looked it up in the manual and Im trying to just pull it straight out without twisting, but I just wont...
  2. 2008 RRS mechatronics sealing sleeve DIY?

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hey all, I am going to get under my wife's car RRS tomorrow. How difficult is it to change out the mechatronics sealing sleeve? I've heard a cat needs to be removed as well as the cross member. Is this all true? Cat removal is simple. How hard is it to remove the cross member? Any write...
  3. New Member-Need quick input on buying and trans sleeve leak

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi, I am new to the board. I am on a lot of other forums so I know about stickies and searching, but I feel this issue hasn't been addressed before. I looked at a 2007 RR HSE yesterday. It's 1 owner with 103,000 miles on it. I looked the vehicle over really good and the only 2 big issues I...
  4. Air Compressor replacement Oops! hose Sleeve

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    After pulling the Compressor cover, there was a blow out on the Black Air Line going out of the boot. Testing if the Compressor motor was running, and it was not. Noticing anything touching the Compressor housing was melted. I knew I was screwed. Opening the Motor Housing, I was met with a...
  5. need to find local machine shop w/ 3.9l sleeve install experience

    Range Rover Classic
    need to find local machine shop w/ 3.9l sleeve install experience Wondering if the community has any contacts in the DC/VA/MD area that has experience rebuilding 3.9/4.2/4.6 with flanged/tophat sleeves. I'm hoping to spend less than 5k, as it's hard for me to justify spending that much or more...
  6. Trans Sealing Sleeve Leak? 2008 RRS 64K

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Car makes a puddle only when parked for over a week. If run everyday, there's no leak. Does it make sense that this part only leaks when the car is parked longterm? Is the converter bleeding back and raising the level up to the fitting? Reading indicates the leak is from splashing and not...
  7. slipped sleeve in block

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I have 1999 range rover 4.6 hse. Has been pressurizing the coolant system, I'm told a sleeve in the block is slipping/leaking sporadically. What to do? I love the rig, and am just getting comfortable beating it up off-road....now this. $6K to rebuild? Anybody have any suggestions? Thanks!
  8. Transmission mechatronic sleeve replacement and fluid change 06 Sport

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Transmission mechatronic sleeve replacement and fluid change 06 Sport After doing some major maintenance work recently on my 06 RRS (front lower and upper control arm replacement, supercharger cooling pump, brakes/rotors, and some other misc items) I come to find out that my ride is leaking...
  9. Slipped sleeve identification

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I am test driving a 2001 HSE tomorrow that the seller represents has been well maintained. Even if the seller is telling the truth, there is no warranty as is normally the case with a used car purchase, and as soon as I fork over the cash I am on my own. This being the case, my only real fear...
  10. Mechatronic Sealing Sleeve

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    I know someone here has replaced this in the past (diy), but I could not find it. I intend doing this as well when I drop the pan and do the fluids this\next wkend, its not leaking yet, but looks wet. Rather do it now and be safe. Trying to see if it was as easy as unscrewing it and screwing...
  11. problem with sleeve replacement on 6HP26 transmission

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    So my relatively new to me 2006 Range Rover HSE (4.4 Jag engine) was dripping something. A quick look underneath confirms that transmission fluid is leaking from around the "sleeve" where the electronics plug into the transmission. I order a new sleeve and fluid and filter kit from...