Land Rover Problems

Owner problems and repairs

A list of Land Rover cars and the total problems we have in our database for that model. You can add your own problems by clicking the 'Post a new problem' buttons around the site.

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The Latest Land Rover Problems
Coolant over pressure

It's a Discovery Sport, but this site doesn't have that option listed. The coolant keeps loosing coolant by over pressurising and coming out the cap/reservoir... New cap and bottle fitted, coolant pr...

2015 Land Rover Discovery 2.2 Diesel TD4 244 DW12 Engine
Posted: Aug 1, 2023
Clutch pedal sometimes stays down

It sometimes stays down and I have to hook my toes under the pedal and yank it back up.

2003 Land Rover Freelander Freelander 1 td4
Posted: May 22, 2023
Constant ingress of water on driver side. No obvious reason but footwell saturated

Following recent service, noticed driver footwell sodden, but no recent rainfall, car wash or obvious possibility. Eventually returned to garage where token effort to clear sunroof drain did not solve...

2014 Land Rover Freelander HSE
Posted: Apr 4, 2023
Over rev problem

Driving on the highway - When you want to accelerate from 80/100 KM/HR up-words, the car sometimes over-rev and you must take your foot of the pedal. It seems to happen mostly when in highest gear (Au...

2007 Land Rover Freelander 2 SE TD4
Posted: Dec 26, 2022
Oil coming up threw the breather cap sides

Why is this happening only when warm

1973 Land Rover Series 3 Diesel
Posted: Dec 16, 2022
Freelander 2 auto banging when gear change .intermittent

intermittent bang in low gears when changing

2010 Land Rover Freelander hse
Posted: Oct 26, 2022
White smoke on tik over and engine shaking

engine was missing while driving , had injectors checked they were fine. had fuel pressure sensor changed that solved that problem but now get white smoke and engine shaking on tik over , fine when dr...

2006 Land Rover Freelander 2.0 td4
Posted: Sep 27, 2022
Gearbox Issue

I have just had a new transfer box fitted, to my 2003 discovery2 TD5 but the car is stuck in Diff Lock the garage does not know what to do

2003 Land Rover Discovery 2 series
Posted: Jul 23, 2022
Camshaft cap oil seal blown out on two occasions.

Now rear seals also blown out. Glueing in not working this time. Car in my garage can’t drive and can’t cure. Any thoughts or help please. I’m just about ready to give it to a breakers.

2003 Land Rover Freelander freelander 1 v6 2.5 auto
Posted: Mar 27, 2022
Free lander TD4 back fired and now running rough

I replaced a burst intercooler hose, whilst test driving I was high reving there was a backfire there after she was running rough

2006 Land Rover Freelander 2.0 sport
Posted: Mar 6, 2022
Steers to the left the tracking is spot on

steers to the left the tracking is spot on ? help

2010 Land Rover Freelander td4
Posted: Feb 18, 2022
My Radio/cassette, Keeps going off and coming back on. My dashboard light goes off when i put my car lights on

My radio/cassette keeps going on and of, and my interior dash panel keeps going off when i put my lights on.

2014 Land Rover Series 2 Freelander 2 diesel
Posted: Oct 19, 2021

When press phone button nothing happens? It worked fine until the battery went flat and fitted new battery now nothing

2007 Land Rover Freelander TD4
Posted: Aug 27, 2021
Intermittent power loss.

Have a problem with intermittent power loss if the car exceeds 65mph or over, the next time time I pull up at a junction to pull away no power, after about 3 to 4 seconds the car lurches forward and p...

2014 Land Rover Freelander 2.2 SR4
Posted: Jul 16, 2021
Error codes that came up on diagnostic how to find out what the codes are

central locking dosnt work , 4 seperate codes came up after clearing engine manegment light

2057 Land Rover Freelander 2.2
Posted: May 16, 2021
Not turning over when engine warm

will start cold. once warmed up starter motor will not engage. just a small click . left standing for a couple of hours will start up.

2004 Land Rover Freelander 2l. td4
Posted: Apr 16, 2021
Tailgate unlocks itself spontaneously, ? electrics problem?

Tailgate will not stay locked when remote fob is used. Immediately unlocks itself, accompanied by repeated random clicks.

2008 Land Rover Freelander 1.8 TDI
Posted: Feb 20, 2021
Shuddering throughout the car at 1,600 rpm at any speed and gear.

The sound is a little like the car is in the wrong gear but the engine is typically just turning over at this point, often happens when sitting at 60-70mph on a motorway in 6th gear at 1,600rpm on fla...

2013 Land Rover Freelander SD4 HSE
Posted: Nov 13, 2020
New battery but struggles to start

We have brought a new Battery for it but went to it this morning and it struggled to start could it be starter motor or alternator

2004 Land Rover Freelander 2.0 td4 diesel auto
Posted: Nov 1, 2020
Camshaft cap oil seal blown out on two occasions. Main agent cannot identify why.

Cap recovered from engine oil drip tray and refitted. Happens when starting, the two events separated by four weeks of running ok. Cap simply comes out and loses large quantity of engine oil on garage...

2003 Land Rover Freelander freelander 1 v6 2.5 auto
Posted: Sep 25, 2020