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Forum: Discovery I
04-12-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,114
Posted By DavC

Soak it in ATF or penetrating oil etc.

Soak it in ATF or penetrating oil etc.
Forum: Discovery I
03-29-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,608
Posted By DavC

I agree with you. The driveline is the costliest...

I agree with you. The driveline is the costliest part and the mileage being so low sounds great for his case. However if the trans lines are the leak source, it could mean the PO drove it low on...
Forum: Discovery I
03-25-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,608
Posted By DavC

I drive a 5 speed every day, and have done since...

I drive a 5 speed every day, and have done since 2016.

It is actually for sale. And not trashed.
03-06-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By DavC

Hi Nath sorry to hear that. You might be...

Hi Nath

sorry to hear that. You might be best served posting up at Defender2.net or one of the UK land rover forums as this is a predominantly North American (really USA mostly) forum which we...
Forum: LR3
02-28-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 637,446
Posted By DavC

Those nakatenga vents are so nice! I had a set...

Those nakatenga vents are so nice! I had a set once and they made summer nicer, sleeping in car even better, not too bad on noise either.

Highly recommend from either SDO or 4x4overlander (uk...
02-28-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,800
Posted By DavC

A good dealer would service your car. I had a...

A good dealer would service your car. I had a pretty good relationship with mine (still do I imagine, just don't spend money at the service center as much with even older cars).

As far as I would...
02-28-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,286
Posted By DavC

Great job! On that car specifically there are so...

Great job! On that car specifically there are so many spots for improvements like that.
Forum: LR3
02-28-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
pcv
Views: 944
Posted By DavC

presuming he has the 4.4 V8, just go get a...

presuming he has the 4.4 V8, just go get a genuine PCV. They aren't too expensive.
Forum: Discovery I
02-28-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,065
Posted By DavC

Bobby, Try the hammer trick, bang a rubber...

Bobby,

Try the hammer trick, bang a rubber mallet or small sledge on the middle of the fuel tank from below while cranking. If the car runs fine after you do this, the sender is on its way out,...
Forum: Discovery I
02-28-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,413
Posted By DavC

Have you tried the hammer test take a rubber...

Have you tried the hammer test

take a rubber mallet or a small sledge and smack the middle of the fuel tank from below while cranking. If the car runs much better after you do this try getting a...
Forum: Defender
02-28-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By DavC

First: please confirm what year and motor you...

First: please confirm what year and motor you have.

The flickering battery light is a symptom of an alternator on its way out. It will fail slowly over time producing less and less current. I...
Forum: LR3
02-26-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
pcv
Views: 944
Posted By DavC

who are you getting these PCV from? Dealer?

who are you getting these PCV from? Dealer?
Forum: LR3
02-25-2019, 04:47 PM
Forum: LR3
02-25-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By DavC

NO. Take it to a qualified mechanic and have it...

NO. Take it to a qualified mechanic and have it checked for blown head gasket and warped heads.

You had your chance. You didn't do it right and you risk more damage doing it again.
Forum: LR3
02-25-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By DavC

two issues here >you overheated it, not sure...

two issues here

>you overheated it, not sure how much, but it isn't likely to be good.
>you did not bleed it correctly, especially if you didn't get heat.

Take it to an actual shop now....
Forum: Defender
02-12-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By DavC

I can understand you wanting to DIY but, You...

I can understand you wanting to DIY but,

You need to have a good baseline to start with unless you have prior experience on these motors. A good mechanic in the UK (again, I am presuming you are...
Forum: LR4
02-11-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By DavC

GAP diagnostics IID tool Does way more and...

GAP diagnostics IID tool

Does way more and it will pay for itself, never heard of anyone regretting getting one.
Forum: Defender
02-08-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By DavC

Ok if you are in the UK just take it to a good...

Ok if you are in the UK just take it to a good mechanic and have them retime it and re-set the fueling.

Since you got it, have you changed the oil and fuel filters? If it has been sitting for a...
Forum: Defender
02-05-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By DavC

where are you located? you're sure you are in...

where are you located?
you're sure you are in high range? lever should be towards the rear of the car

My initial thought is a fueling/timing issue. Like someone turned the fuel waaay down or...
Forum: LR3
01-31-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,156
Posted By DavC

I had a noise like this for a long time, never...

I had a noise like this for a long time, never got it to go away.

>replaced PCV
>replaced PCV to intake hose
>checked intake hoses for any leaks

If it hasn't caused a CEL it won't be a huge...
Forum: LR3
01-30-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,875
Posted By DavC

Contact a Canadian consumer protection...

Contact a Canadian consumer protection organization near you, and ask what they think. See if you can file an insurance claim.

For now you can have it actually fixed at a dealer. You need to sit...
Forum: Discovery I
01-29-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By DavC

Agree with army. I pulled a used diff and prop...

Agree with army. I pulled a used diff and prop shaft off another junk car to swap mine. It is a good option!
Forum: Discovery I
01-25-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,138
Posted By DavC

Sounds like he has a Tdi. Just retime the motor...

Sounds like he has a Tdi. Just retime the motor and IP?
Forum: Defender
01-24-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,789
Posted By DavC

Nothing against 2.5TD but they are not desirable....

Nothing against 2.5TD but they are not desirable. Earlier engines are more robust if not anemic, and later engines produce better power, are more reliable, and have more parts available.

It's a...
Forum: LR3
01-24-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By DavC

Take a picture of the symbol or google it and...

Take a picture of the symbol or google it and figure out what it is first
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