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  1. Things we hate to see.

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Having had years of experience with electricity and electrical devices I understand why the insulating material would get burned, charred and litterialy fall to pieces. I've seen it many times on many different types of things but this has happened to both of my P38's and on the tower with the...
  2. Things to look out for purchasing an RRC to be used as daily

    Range Rover Classic
    Hi everyone, I've been looking for a LWB between 1988-1995. I'm starting to dive into this forum and other places for info, but what advice, tips, expectations for repairs can you give me so I know what I'm getting into if this becomes a daily driver for me? Thanks in advance!
  3. Things to look for when purchasing

    Range Rover Classic
    Hello all, I have been looking at Range Rover's for some time now and finally found one that might be worth picking up. I haven't seen it in person yet but I wanted to ask if you can help with a basic checklist of things to look out for. The one in particular that I'm looking at is a 1989 with...
  4. First RRS, have a few questions about minor things

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Hi Everyone, First off, I picked up my new 2017 RRS HSE about 3 weeks ago. So far love the vehicle. First Range rover so please bear with me. Some of these may just be because i am a Newbie, but i suspect some are not. Over the last few weeks I have noticed a few things that I cant figure out. I...
  5. 9 Things to Check Before Buying a Used Family Hauler

    General Chatter
    Check out these nine tips to help you buy a used family hauler
  6. MY07 RR Vogue TDV8 3.6 - things to look out for!

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi, I've come from the 'agricultural' end of Land Rover and take delivery of my 'new' 2007 RR this weekend. Not only is driving an automatic new to me but I am getting twitchy about what could go wrong if I've bought a lemon. It has FSH and 115k miles on the clock. I should have posted this...
  7. 9 Things You Should Always Have in Your Car

    General Chatter
    Read more about the 9 Things You Should Always Have in Your Car.
  8. Weird gearbox things happening

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Well folks see if you can help me with this I have a 2009 FFRR Vogue with 3.6L TDV8 It is coming up with the following codes P0730-00 Incorrect gear ratio P0735-00 Gear 5 incorrect ratio U0401-94 invalid data received from engine control module/powertrain control module U0402-94 invalid data...
  9. Things I would love to see changed

    Range Rover Mark IV / L405
    After a year of driving my SC FFRR I decided to come up with a list of things I would love to see changed for my next FFRR. Maybe someone at LR is reading. 1) The stupid knob gear selector. Just put in a shift handle like the sport. I can't even tell you how many times I've been in Sport and...
  10. Things to do on a rainy day, apart from driving in floods

    Range Rover Mark IV / L405
    The weather has been a little inclement in my part of Norcal this afternoon. So after with the kids finding every local instance of flooding to drive through we decided to go down to TechShop in San Jose and make some stuff. The kids had various clothing decoration and sticker projects that...
  11. RR newb here, looking to learn a few things

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hello all, I was initially shopping for a Toyota 4Runner to replace our tried and true Chevy 2500HD crew cab race transporter since our race team glory days are over, but I stumbled upon a very nice looking 2007 Range Rover Sport HSE at a local dealership for a bit less $$ than the Toyota and...
  12. Unable to communicate with EAS ECU - THINGS TO CHECK!

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I'm posting this in the hope that it might prove useful. I spent a good week or so reading probably hundreds of different posts before I pieced together the correct info with the help of Adrian at BBS. Basically I was unable to access the EAS ECU on my P38 with my Faultmate MVS2 and I couldn't...
  13. Couple things I am not a fan of

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Picked up my 2016 RR sport Autobiography. I love the truck just have a few things not a fan of. 1. No autostart. (not a fan on cold days) 2. Can't have car running and lock it from outside. That is annoying especially when warming it up. Figured out a trick of rolling down window locking...
  14. Where do you put things?

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    It is driving me nuts as to where to put my sunglasses (at night), keys, phone and garage door controller (I don't like those in my pockets) if I am using the cup holders to actually hold a drink. The glove compartment is a mile away and is full of stuff. The console box is a cavern as I do not...
  15. New to all things Range Rover

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I have just take the plunge and purchased a New 2016 Range Rover Sport. This is my first high dollar vehicle purchase and am quite excited. I placed the order in July of this year and received the vehicle last week and have enjoyed the vehicle when I can. Unfortunately there was...
  16. Just when I thought things were going too well!

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hello folks, needing a bit of specific advice. Came out the other day to notice my p38 had urinated all over the driveway....5 days before its in for its MOT and its impending sale. Jumped in and moved it onto the road and suddenly noticed there were no brakes....although not as suddenly as the...
  17. 1999 p38 warning lights things not working

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi I have a 1999 p38 diesel, I've got abs light, traction control, SRS airbag lights up, plus no heater working at all and no EAS lights on, this has happened a few times now but soon goes off, I have replaced alternator with a refurbished BMW one seemed to work for a bit happened again...
  18. ABS Problem and other things on Santa's list

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi Folks I would appreciate any help and guidance. I have a 99 4.0 P38 Thor with 115k I've been taking care of a list of things that needed done before the winter hits, and I'm finding it one step forward and two steps backward. 1) ABS - I was going to replace the front offside wheel bearing...
  19. "Things" living in rear lights!

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I know the lower tailgate pushbutton is a well documented failure/weakness/etc, so I decided to give mine a once over. After removing the carpet trim, I discovered the pushbutton spring was more rust than steel and the button to body gasket was really perished. I sprayed the contacts with...
  20. 2011 FFRR things to look for

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi all, There's a bunch of threads asking about specific issues but I'm looking at a 2011 FFRR and would like some input on the big things to check. I've driven it and it feels good but I wanted some advice on the hidden demons to check. Thanks in advance for your help