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Land Rover LR3 repairs by problem area

Engine (17%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (28%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (7%)

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Land Rover LR3 electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (10%)

$1000 - $2499 (21%)

$500 - $999 (25%)

$100 - $499 (38%)

< $100 (6%)

Chart based on 48 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Land Rover LR3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 190hp 2.7L V6 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

6200 mi height sensor Routine maintenance 
19840 mi Height Sensor EPB repair Routine Maintenance 
125220 mi

R 2
Replaced bulb for head light. 2 minute job, no tools required. 
131600 mi

R 10
Another light bulb gone. Will get another brand this time. 
134540 mi

R 170
Replaced the battery for the 1st time (6 years 217.000 km) 

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2008 Land Rover LR3 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 4.4L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

121539 mi

US $1691
Replaced parking brake actuator assembly. 
124000 mi

US $274
Bonnet latch sensor failing. Replaced 
74000 mi

US $1800
A/C compressor failure. Resulted in torn uni-belt. Could not drive until repair complete. Replaced compressor and dryer. 
73000 mi

US $230
Rear left light bulb and oil change 
38000 mi Radio ordered, stuck on one channel 
43500 mi Left front driver's speaker Sirius antenna replaced. 
20700 mi REAR BREAK LIGHT REPLACED 
75700 mi

US $190
Replaced battery myself. Battery replaced was the original LR battery. Replaced with a Duralast from Sears. 
107000 mi

US $170
When trying to start vehicle, would periodically only get click and it wouldn't try to turn over or anything. It became more frequent. Car generallly would start after 4-5 attempts. I replaced the entire starter motor. 
25000 mi Gas gauge wont read more than half full even after filling it up. I have not completed repair because I have not found the exact cause yet, have to get into the gas tank to check the fuel sender unit which I suspect is the faulty part 

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2008 Land Rover LR3 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

58900 mi "Hood Open" warning message on dash...would cause alarm to intermittently sound. Cleaned sensor and wiring. Appears to be fixed. 

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2007 Land Rover LR3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 190hp 2.7L V6 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

34100 mi Drivers seat only, lowering by itself 
62000 mi

A $1
Tailgate opening solenoid cable end broke - fixed myself 
12400 mi Replaced climate control module. 
13640 mi Replaced climate control module again. 
30000 mi Cruise Control contacts. warranty 

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2007 Land Rover LR3 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 4.4L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

99500 mi

US $1050
Alternator wend bad. Also replaced voltage regulator and an accessory pulley. OEM LR parts cost $770. 
80000 mi HVAC pump/motor for air conditioning that would not work anymore. 
99000 mi 2nd row doors would not automatically lock when pressing lock button on key fob. 
34000 mi Need the computer rebooted after new software, for the satellite radio.  
38000 mi Seat belt clip loose Tweeter housing loose. Passenger side door lock.  
138000 mi

US $59
Replaced coolant reservoir to fix coolant level sensor 
64000 mi

US $550
Alternator failed. Replaced it. 

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2006 Land Rover LR3

Engine not specified

20000 mi I had to purchase a new airbag because the lip on the airbag was turned up. LR wouldn’t cover this as warranty which really pissed me off. They said it was wear and tear. Yeah right. 
77300 mi

US $2000
Heater quit 
103000 mi

US $400
Alternator 

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2006 Land Rover LR3 4dr SUV

turbocharged 190hp 2.7L V6 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

37000 mi Replaced failed parking sensor. 
53320 mi

US $180
change door look 
32240 mi Cruise Control Faulty. Replaced steering switches. 
32550 mi Starter Motor Faulty. Replaced. 

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2006 Land Rover LR3 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 4.4L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

54560 mi The computer changed automatically to low drive. Was not able to switch to high. Replaced battery and the problem was solved. 
91000 mi

US $100
Mirror will not return to memory position after tilting sometimes 
93000 mi Mirror still not returning to memory position, less often but still does it. 
96000 mi

US $600
Air bag light on. Wires to driver's seat belt receiver damaged. Replacing receptacle. All airbags off when error is received. 
90520 mi

A $1200
intermitant starter motor failure, solenoid issue 
97960 mi

A $500
replace rear door opening solenoid and latch so rear hatch can open 
110700 mi

US $800
Wouldn't start on occasion. 
114500 mi

US $1300
Needed head unit 
138000 mi

US $800
Car would not start, replaced starter 
139000 mi

US $167
New Battery 
148000 mi

US $450
AC fan motor and resistor replaced 
69000 mi An issue with the Brake Switch was causing the Traction control, DSC, air suspension and cruise control to fault out. 
78000 mi

US $200
Fuel level sensor went out 
199000 mi

US $45
Intermittent alarm activation. Ordered new hood latch/alarm sensor and replaced it. No alarm problems since then. 
68000 mi Rock put hole in Condenser 
69000 mi Rock went through AC condenser,replaced under warranty. Noise complaint on front differential, replaced under warranty 
34000 mi Brake light out. 
46000 mi FIXED - Rear Seat Heat, CD Player, & Hood Latch sensor  
28000 mi Requested a new update of the bluetooth module so that I could view my iphone's address book over bluetooth. Dealer replaced/updated software. It works now. 
33000 mi Cruise Control was prohibited at highway speeds intermittent. 33274 Clock Spring replaced. Problem solved. Air Conditioning would not blow cold. Low Freon tested. System recharged with two pounds freon. Good at 40 degrees. 
46000 mi Alarm continued to go off after service tried to fix it. They found a sensor in the hood was going off and they replaced it. 
48655 mi repair loud squeaking in air conditioning fan 
56864 mi

US $2149
Alarm randomly goes off, replace front and rear door latches replace rain sensor replace heater blower motor 
36000 mi Front Air vents making noise when adjusting temperature. 
44000 mi The alternator had a bad bearing and needed to be replaced 
49600 mi Replaced windsheild (heater elements not working). Lubed actuator for HVAC. 
50000 mi 80 miles after our warranty expired at 50K miles, the lift gate broke and the back would not open. Dealer said it had fewer than 50K miles so that Land Rover would pay to fix problem.  
79000 mi

US $6000
Alternator and battery died at same time. 
49000 mi AC was not very cold due to low refrigerant. Seal replaced and system recharged. 
120000 mi

US $200
HDC light. Battery and plastic retainer replaced. 
63000 mi Dealer I traded it in to thought that the A/C compressor might have gone out. 
14000 mi Check engine light intermittent - bad switch replaced under warranty 
57000 mi

US $300
rear trunk actuator failure 

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2006 Land Rover LR3 4dr SUV

216-horsepower 4.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

90520 mi rear window door 
84940 mi Key Fobs not working, Assumed battery dead in key fob, Batteries were good, found a corroded wire connector in main wire harness passenger side floor full of water causing corrosion to separate connector. Green/white wires split. key fob ok 
23000 mi

US $5
Left brake light went out. Swapped it with a new one. 
29000 mi Radio would randomly not produce sound. Software update applied. 
35000 mi Blown passenger side stop light bulb. 

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2006 Land Rover LR3 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel automatic 4WD

21000 mi Rear pdc fault 2 sensors replaced. 

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2006 Land Rover LR3 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

27000 mi Cruise control works intermittently 

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2005.5 Land Rover LR3 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel automatic 4WD

45880 mi Remote key fob would not open car. New key was ordered under manufacturers warranty and reprogrammed. 

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2005 Land Rover LR3

Engine not specified

31000 mi Car just went dead, battery less than one week old,replaced by dealer. Cant replicate problem. Sunroof leak since delivery, still cant fix. 

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2005 Land Rover LR3 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 4.4L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

48000 mi

US $3055
No sound coming out of speakers (via radio, CD, nav, or voice) Intermittent 'system failure' message at start-up 
34100 mi Suspension Air compressor changed 
55180 mi

$1000
Alternator failed. 
146000 mi

US $550
Replace rear parking sensor speaker 
43000 mi Check brake pads warning light came on. Shop said brake pads and brake system fine. Probably a problem with the sensor. Since car under warranty will take to dealer to get warning system repaired. 
70000 mi Rear window wiper failed after a period of intermittently working. 
67000 mi

US $1300
Clockspring broke in steering column--my car determined to be outside recalled vehicle range. 
89000 mi

US $1000
Rear windshield wiper motors/gears re-lubed. The $1000 price included the 90,000 mile service. 
105000 mi

US $2400
Air vent was sqeaky and then totally failed to open; replaced problematic vent. 
59000 mi

US $400
Replace Front Windshield as Defroster was defective. Only cleared portions of windshield. 
75000 mi

US $1000
Software update for Nav/Audio System. 
100000 mi

US $100
Windshield Washer Pump had to be replaced. 
112000 mi

US $1700
New Alternator 
120000 mi

US $780
Replace brake pads front and rear, oil lube, replace burned out brake light. 
72000 mi

US $200
rear windshield wiper motor 
31000 mi Seats kept causing the fuse to blow. After bringing it in two other times for the same problem, the shop realized that the wire was almost disconnected and taped it back together. 
19.cd changer cycling when not in use I think I got everything. LandRover refuses to buy this vehicle back 
79700 mi Driver seat heat element 
74380 mi Fuel went to empty. Cause: damaged wire. 
78740 mi

€400
Leak in condensor. So replaced. 
104000 mi

US $3500
alternator bearing failed, replaced leaking coolant overflow tank, replaced thermostat and leaking housing. 
124000 mi

US $1500
compressor was going bad, replaced. 
48000 mi Tail light out. 
58000 mi Rear window motor was replaced. 
71000 mi

US $250
The rear wiper stopped working. 
75000 mi Radio stopped working but not covered under extended warranty. Have decided to just drive this truck into the ground without repairing any further items. 
90000 mi Rear gate lower portion is locked and will not unlock. Rear passenger window will not go up or down. 

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2005 Land Rover LR3 4dr SUV

216-horsepower 4.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

52700 mi

$2340
compressor of AC was replaced 
54560 mi

$500
cooler of AC and compressor of AC replaced 
37000 mi A/C / heater fan not working. Itentified relay faulty. Replaced relay - no further problems. 

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2005 Land Rover LR3 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

19000 mi Moon roof motor died, tires worn out due to poor alignment. 

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2004.5 Land Rover LR3 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel manual 4WD

41000 mi

£300
Required new seat ECU. 

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Land Rover LR3 Electrical Problems

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