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  1. HDC inactive ABS & brake lights on after sudden brake

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Yesterday after a sudden brake the ABS and Brake lights came on my car, I stopped the car turn it on/off and they went away just for a short while. The brakes, rotors and sensors were changed less than 3000 miles ago. I started the cat today and turn the wheels lock to lock left and right the...
  2. 07 L322 4.2L SC sudden engine issues and oil

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi all! Forgive me for the novel I’m about to write. Whew, here we go. **KEEP IN MIND: I have been anal about maintaining and repairing any/everything per LR/manual specifications ** I Was driving home and he engine was noticeably hesitant and “sputtering”almost as if it wanted to stall. I...
  3. 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...
  4. RR Vogue 2012 4.4 V8 Engine Sudden failure

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi guys, i am from Romania and i live in Bucharest. I own a RR Vogue 2012 4.4 V8 Just had an oil and filter change and as i left the garage after about 5-8 min the car started shaking , rattling and there was white/ blue smoke from the rear which almost engulfed the car, it was as if the oil had...
  5. Rover won't move forward or back

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I have a 2000 p38 4.6 it has been very well maintained..with 186,000 miles. Just yesterday I was driving on hwy about 75 to 80 mph...got off hwy drove to a 711 to get a drink. Got back in car..she fired right up as usual...i pulled out drove about 50 feet and had to stop for railroad train...
  6. Clunking noise from the front on sudden braking

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hi all, I have a RRS 2008 2.7 HSE which makes a clunking noise coming from the front end if I brake suddenly or drive over uneven road. Please can someone tell me what the most likely cause is and what it is likely to cost to fix. Is it a good idea going to the main 'stealers' with this problem...
  7. 2009 Range Rover 24k miles RPM drops to 0 during sudden stop

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hello all, my new to me 2009 Range Rover HSE with the luxury package has been perfect. I just purchased it and I have no issues with it except for the fact that when I was coming to a sudden stop today while driving uphill, the RPM dropped to 0 and stalled out and died. I had to restart the car...
  8. 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...
  9. 1991 RR Classic Not Starting/Firing All of the Sudden

    Range Rover Classic
    My 1991 Great Divide is my daily driver, and has been running strong all summer. Never had any issues with cranking, and it usually fires up after the first, maybe the second turn, like clockwork, every day. I parked it one afternoon and ran inside a store for maybe 10 minutes. I come back...
  10. 2008 sc suspension sudden collapse

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    I just took delivery of a 2008 RR sc I bought in NY and had shipped to the islands. All systems were fine. The vehicle is like new condition, albeit 93,000 miles. After picking up from port yesterday, and several short trips on island, while driving, the vehicle suddenly lowered to bottom out...
  11. 1999 GEMS 4.0SE sudden acceloration in drive

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Has anyone heard of a 1999 GEMS taking off after put in drive and accelerating till the key was turned off ??? My 1999 gems Range rover took off on me and crashed when I put it in drive. The truck was totaled and I am trying to replace it but can't find one in the same condition. It was like...
  12. Sudden and complete switch off of my P38....

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi there everybody I am new to this thread but not new to Landies.. We currently have about 7 landies in the family and absolutely love them. My beloved P38 sprung up its first problem in 16 years (shes a 2000 model with the Bosch engine, 4.6 V8) I will be driving along and the engine with...
  13. Sudden loud compressor sound on RRS 2011

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    I'm on a long road trip and suddenly handling is changing to very sluggish and heavy steering and compressor is making a very loud noise. Have approx 45k mls on the clock and drove about 1500 mls in the last few days most county and freeways and about 25!mls yesterday on unpaved road. Luckily...
  14. Sudden stuttering engine light and shut off on the highway..

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    I was driving on the highway today when all of a sudden the orange engine light started flashing, the car started stuttering losing a lot of power and then shot off after a few miles completely. Tow truck came and read the OBD. No fault codes!!! I thought I blew the engine but it turns good and...
  15. sudden non-working heater

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I replaced a water pump about two months ago, probably did not tighten viscous unit enough, I assumed it would self tighten. Last weekend the it unscrewed itself and danced around in engine compartment, losing all the blades, smashing the radiator, cowls and denting the bonnet I sourced a good...
  16. P38 265,000 miles, CLUNK into reverse, sudden low speed vibe

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi: I'm new to anything to do with running gear, have a P38 4.6HSE, 265,000 miles (new engine at 83,000, thank you, kids) and just had my rocker arms/ball joints and other suspension gear replaced, along with getting a wheel alignment. The "expert" alignment guy in Atlanta told me he got the...
  17. 2.5 DSE sudden power loss

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I've got a 1998 2.5 dse. Recently drove to Swindon with a full car never been a problem apart from on the way home then I'm in the Middle LAne and my car is maxing out at 4000rpm and lost all power then suddenly came back. Within minutes same thing I was putting it down to cruise control had...
  18. Sudden no start, multiple fault messages

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    2002 4.6 with 70,000 miles. Noticed on Sunday that it did not fire up immediatly like always. Thinking it could possibly be a fuel pump, I turned the key on acc for a few seconds to see if the pump would build fuel pressure? It did, and then fired right up. Flash forward to today. The key...
  19. Sudden faults - just after alternator change

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi Few days ago my alternator went off so i buy new one denso (for my car dedicated ) Next day morning(cold engine) i start riding , i felt some sound undermthe car and foloowing faults appered 1)amber parking brake light 2) hdc fault When i retart engine(hot) faults disappeared Diagnostic...
  20. Sudden ignition failure.

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hello all. My 1996 4.6HSE has a Tartarini sequential LPG and has run happily for the last 6 years. I'm doing a steady 60mph on LPG when the engine kicks momentarily, i noticed the rev counter dropped to zero but quickly recovered. A few minuets later it happens again but this time...
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