2004 Land Rover Freelander 2.0 td4 diesel auto
New battery but struggles to start

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Andrew Stuart Moore
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Nov 1, 2020 (3 months ago)
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

Car details
Car: Land Rover Freelander
Variant: 2.0 td4 diesel auto
Model Year: 2004
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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whittingehame
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17,372 points

Nov 1, 2020 (3 months ago)
Provided the battery is the correct one for your car i.e CCA ( cold cranking amps )) and is fully charged , I would double check all battery terminals and grounds . It may well be a " lazy " starter that is dragging the new battery down .
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bustedknuckles
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2,304 points

Nov 1, 2020 (3 months ago)
Check your earth straps and main earth points from engine to chassis
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