4 Known Land Rover Range Rover Engine Problems & Our Suggestions

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About L322 Range Rover

Back to 2001, L322 Range Rover was designed together with BMW and for E38 7 series.
Before the successor, L405, is unveiled in 2012, L322 is recognized as best 4X4 sport car with many owners. 

Then it morphed into an ultra-luxurious SUV in 2013.

The upgraded power, enhanced equipment and the luxury touches made it unparalleled in its segment.

Virtually it is so alluring and let everyone can’t say no to it!


The Common Problems of every Range Rover

1. Chirping Noise Engine Problem

If chirping noise from engine area at idling is occurred, it could be the faulty belt tensioner pulley.

Consult with your mechanics and replace the faulty one.
A revised pulley will be recommended than Genius One becuase the original design has some bugs.


2. Rough or Unstable Idle

Very high possibility it’s the Intake Manifold Vacuum Leak that causes rough idling.
Mechanics normally will suggest you to replace the gasket, especially the one for intake manifold.
Good fitment will make sure the clamping force and eliminate the leaking and idling problem.

 

3. Oil Leak from the crankshaft Seal
Literally, it's time to change the crankshaft seal for your Range Rover!
Especially for the models in year 1990-1997 and year 2017.
Pay more attentions!!

 

4. Air Suspension Failure
The air suspension system adds more comfortable ride.
But, it tends to fail after 7 to 10 years and leaves the car awkwardly sagging.
Most car owners will resolve this problem by replacing the air suspensions with traditional coil springs.
You can focus one the one that already converted with the coil springs.
It will save the cropping up air suspension issues in the future.

 

Among different generations, the 2003-2012 models are comparative more reliable.
Some unexpected problems like differential, transmission, or electrical system occasionally, not often, may visit the earlier models.
Nevertheless, Land Rover never stops improving themselves every year to upgrade the vehicles reliability.

 

Although 4 common problems seems many and not good, many car owners still see Range Rover as a reliable, space practical and ultimate comfortable car they ever owned.

So, as long as you done the homework to learn how to maintain it and have trustful repair shop mechanics back you up, you still can have wonderful time with this brilliant car.

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