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Land Rover Freelander flat battery

2003 Land Rover Freelander Problem

car woudnt start, tried jump leads & got the car started. as soon as the leads were removed the car died. bought new battery and this seemed to solve the problem, but twenty miles down the road the new one went died.
put the old one on a battery charger & the charger says fully charged !!!
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CarLand Rover Freelander 2.0 td4
Year2003
Ownerduncan180
Posted17/12/2010
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Problem Category
Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss


Solution 1
thomkas_cars | Driver | Since: Nov 2007 | Posts: 2 | Fixes: 1053 | View Garage
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most likely the peoblem is the alternator not charging havre this tested just to be sure but i would say it shte alternator that is the problem ie not charging the battery on your freelander


Posted on Friday 17th of December 2010
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Solution 2
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 9886 | View Garage
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Cant explain why the flat battery you removed is showing as fully charged .Have you tested alternator output ?


Posted on Friday 17th of December 2010
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Solution 3
paulieone | Driver | Since: Aug 2009 | Posts: 4 | Fixes: 1281 | View Garage
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Have you got an ancillary belt?


Posted on Friday 17th of December 2010
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