Land Rover Problems

No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Land Rover reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.

Toyota LandCruiser: replacement for a 100 series

Answered by CarsGuide 16 Mar 2015

It's the LandCruiser every time if you're heading into the outback. The truck itself is just about bulletproof and gets The Tick from me. Toyota's service and support in the bush is legendary and could make all the difference if you strike trouble.

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Australia on track for record recalls in 2014

Australia on track for record recalls in 2014

26 Dec 2014 · by Joshua Dowling

Australia is on track for a record number of recalls this year – and it will be a close call to eclipse the number of new cars sold.More than 1.1 million cars have been called back to dealers for ...

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Crank or bearing failure on Landrover Discovery 3

Answered by CarsGuide 21 Nov 2014

The best approach is to contact Landrover Australia directly, but when you do make sure you are armed with as much information about the failure as you can. A report by a mechanic with specialist knowledge of Landrovers on what caused the failure would help your cause.

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Range Rover Sport or BMW X5?

Answered by CarsGuide 4 Aug 2014

The later Range Rovers are not nearly so troublesome but still not as bulletproof as an X5. I would not vote against the British beast if that’s what you really want.

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Things to look for on a Discovery 3

Answered by CarsGuide 22 Nov 2013

The LR3 was hailed as a major step forward in reliability, but there are one or two issues to be aware of. Fuel injectors clog and need regular cleaning, the steering tie-rod arms wear and can show play at around 60,000 or 80,000 km, and the front lower control arms bushings wear, ultimately requiring replacement.

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BF Goodrich LT tyre wear

Answered by CarsGuide 30 Aug 2013

If it's just one of the tyres on the vehicle I would suggest it's a problem with that tyre, I wouldn't think it was a balancing issue. I'd take it back to the tyre dealer and have them inspect it.

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Landrover Discovery repairs

Answered by CarsGuide 8 Dec 2011

I would expect that he should be paying for the repairs under the terms of the contract, and if you want to proceed that way I would be getting legal advice with the thought of sending him a solicitors letter of demand. The alternative is to negotiate a settlement as he suggests.

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