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2006 Land Rover LR3 repairs by problem area

Engine (15%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (29%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (22%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (8%)

Chart based on 279 repairs.
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2006 Land Rover LR3 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (21%)

$500 - $999 (14%)

$100 - $499 (27%)

< $100 (35%)

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Chart based on 184 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2006 Land Rover LR3

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Land Rover LR3 in Oregon, United States
Nov 2008 - May 2009
Mar 2009

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. Had a firmware update to correct the onboard computer and the transmission (gear to gear) roughness. It did correct some rough trans issues. 
May 2009

20000 mi
Water Leakage in the Cabin lighting unit. Took it to Columbia Rover in Portland, OR. They did a test and found the seal where the sunroof molding is was the culprit. Never repaired and sold with that disclosure to buyer. 
Land Rover LR3 in Ohio, United States
May 2013 - Dec 2014
Aug 2013

77100 mi

US $2000
Bad height sensors Heater quit 
Jan 2014

US $500
Wheel bearing 
Sep 2014

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

Land Rover LR3 in Great Britain
Dec 2011 - Sep 2012
Mar 2012

69000 mi

£250
Wheel bearing failure 
Land Rover LR3 in New South Wales, Australia
Sep 2008 - Nov 2011
Oct 2009

26660 mi
On diesel models the check valve in the brake vacuum system was leaking allowing oil (engine oil)to enter the brake vacuum chamber. A range of TDV6 Diesel LR3 and RR Sport vehicles are being recalled for this issue. 
Land Rover LR3 in Panama
Mar 2011 - Jun 2013
Jun 2011

53320 mi

US $180
change door look 
Apr 2013

73400 mi

US $600
Air suspension parts and adjust 
Jun 2013

83700 mi

US $1500
change hight sensors and front air suspension shocks 
Land Rover LR3 in South Africa
Nov 2008 - Sep 2015
Nov 2008

32240 mi
Cruise Control Faulty. Replaced steering switches. 
Dec 2008

32550 mi
Starter Motor Faulty. Replaced. 
Jan 2009

32860 mi
Gearbox Oil Leak. Replaced Gearbox Oil Pump. 
Jun 2010

55180 mi
Front Suspension dropping, causing a suspension fault when driving. Faulty front right suspension height sensor replaced. 
Dec 2011

74400 mi

R 7000
A length of the Suspension wiring Harness around the Front Left Wheel Arch that had been chaffed due to incorrect routing during Factory Production, was replaced and re-routed. 
Land Rover LR3 in Great Britain
Aug 2009 - Apr 2010
Sep 2009

37000 mi
Replaced failed parking sensor. 

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2006 Land Rover LR3 4dr SUV

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

Land Rover LR3 in Great Britain
Nov 2008 - Mar 2010
Dec 2008

25000 mi
Roof Rails Rattling. 
Jun 2009

30000 mi
Front Differential Replaced 

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2006 Land Rover LR3 4dr SUV

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

Land Rover LR3 in Indiana, United States
Jan 2007 - Apr 2008
May 2007

14000 mi
Check engine light intermittent - bad switch replaced under warranty 
Land Rover LR3 in Missouri, United States
Nov 2012 - Jul 2015
Dec 2012

80000 mi

US $400
Front wheel bearing replaced. 
Land Rover LR3 in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2012 - Mar 2015
Dec 2012

56000 mi

US $1400
leaking transmission seal 
Jan 2014

59300 mi

US $370
Replaced the lift gate latch actuator cable and assembly. 
Land Rover LR3 in Western Australia, Australia
Sep 2012 - Oct 2015
Feb 2013

68580 mi

A $800
ignition coil fault codes after changing plugs at 109000km. replaced all 8 coils, took 7 days to arrive 
Apr 2013

70140 mi

A $500
Drivers seat removed for new padding. Normal use has compressed the padding, making the seat uncomfortable. Electric controls now will not work. 
Aug 2014

90520 mi

A $1200
intermitant starter motor failure, solenoid issue 
Mar 2015

97960 mi

A $500
replace rear door opening solenoid and latch so rear hatch can open 
Land Rover LR3 in Washington, United States
Sep 2010 - Aug 2012
May 2011

83300 mi
Oil pump replaced. 
Jan 2012

91000 mi

US $100
Mirror will not return to memory position after tilting sometimes 
Mar 2012

93000 mi
Mirror still not returning to memory position, less often but still does it. 
Land Rover LR3 in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2012 - Jun 2014
Dec 2013

65000 mi

US $495
The cable for rear hatch broke, the solenoid was fine - but the mount for the cable broke. 
Jan 2014

US $450
One of rear wheel bearings & mnt needed replacement. 
Land Rover LR3 in Virginia, United States
Dec 2012 - Jun 2013
Jan 2013

US $2600
Replaced tie rod ends Replaced both front lower control arm bushings Rack and Pinion Leaking, replaced steering rack 
Jun 2013

84000 mi

US $3400
Rear trunk latch cable broke, required replacement cable. Door would not open until taken apart and replaced Air compressor faults and overheating Rear differential making lots of noise Rear sway bar bushings required replacement 
Land Rover LR3 in California, United States
Apr 2012 - Dec 2014
May 2012

132500 mi

US $2100
Replace Front Differential Carrier Assembly, seals, fluids. 
Dec 2012

148000 mi

US $450
AC fan motor and resistor replaced 
Jan 2014

US $1700
Replaced 8 engine coils, plugs, battery 
Sep 2014

185000 mi
REAR TAILGATE LOCKED CLOSE. FAILURE OF ACTUATOR CABLE CONNECTOR FITTING. Holesaw access from interior accessed cable for forced opening and then disasembled tailgate for replace cheap metal connector with a large cotterpin, bent to fit. EZ 
Land Rover LR3 in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2011 - Jul 2013
May 2013

125800 mi

US $185
Replaced wheel hub and outer tie rod 
Land Rover LR3 in Illinois, United States
Apr 2013 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

70000 mi

US $1000
Seals leaked. 
Land Rover LR3 in Tennessee, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2018
Jun 2015

198000 mi

US $340
Replaced front oxygen sensors. Replaced control arm bushings and ball joints. 
Nov 2015

199300 mi

US $45
Intermittent alarm activation. Ordered new hood latch/alarm sensor and replaced it. No alarm problems since then. 
May 2016

202000 mi

US $240
Replaced the front air suspension shocks. 
Oct 2016

215200 mi

US $515
Replace leaking water pump. 
Apr 2017

209000 mi

US $900
Notice play and sound from front end. Replaced both wheel hub assemblies. Replaced front and rear driveshafts. 
Jun 2018

220000 mi

US $345
Replaced battery and alternator. 
Land Rover LR3 in Alaska, United States
Feb 2015 - Mar 2015
Feb 2015

104000 mi

US $350
New maf sensor and thermostat installed. 
Land Rover LR3 in Illinois, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2015
Jun 2015

69000 mi
An issue with the Brake Switch was causing the Traction control, DSC, air suspension and cruise control to fault out. 
Land Rover LR3 in Iowa, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

86500 mi

US $248
Symptoms indicated either battery failure or brake light switch failure. Ordered brake switch from online vendor, charged and checked battery. Battery failed to hold charge, so replaced battery. Problem solved. Saved brake light switch. 
Nov 2016

87500 mi

US $40
Thermostat went bad, preventing the car from properly reaching temperature. Thermostat was replaced. 
Jun 2017

92000 mi

US $1600
Thermostat housing cracked and leaked. Housing was replaced, just a couple days after the previous repair. Catastrophic wheel bearing failure destroyed hub, required axle replacement and rotor/pad replacement 
Land Rover LR3 in California, United States
Oct 2015 - Oct 2015
Oct 2015

120000 mi

US $200
HDC light. Battery and plastic retainer replaced. 
Land Rover LR3 in Oregon, United States
Aug 2014 - Mar 2018
Oct 2014

89000 mi

US $2200
Rear differential was replaced. 
Feb 2015

92000 mi

US $1200
Lower control arms replaced. Well know issue with LR3s. Lower control arm bushings typically fail at 80-90K miles. Best option is new control arms. 
Sep 2015

98000 mi

US $400
Coolant leak near thermostat. Replaced hoses and thermostat. 
Oct 2017

121000 mi

US $1000
Needed new tie rod ends 
Land Rover LR3 in Colorado, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2015

133000 mi

US $8000
3 visits, replaced thermostat, all hoses, engine due to overheating. 
Aug 2015

138000 mi

US $800
Car would not start, replaced starter 
Oct 2015

138500 mi

US $167
New Battery 
Jun 2017

152000 mi

US $450
Engine oil filler seal, and breathing hose causing engine to run lean on left bank. Replaced parts, engine light off. 
Land Rover LR3 in North Dakota, United States
Jan 2009 - Feb 2015
Jul 2009

38577 mi

US $62
perform software update to eliminate surge from a stop fix trim at windscreen 
May 2010

48655 mi
repair burst control arm bushing repair loud squeaking in air conditioning fan 
Oct 2010

56864 mi

US $2149
Alarm randomly goes off, replace front and rear door latches replace rain sensor Replace control arm bushings replace heater blower motor 
Nov 2011

74907 mi

US $385
Replaced thermostat 
Sep 2012

90643 mi

US $716
Replace tailgate latch Replace spare tire winch replace broken tabs and inserts that hold cover plates on bumpers 
Mar 2013

95913 mi

US $389
Broken bleeder valve on cooling hose Replace rear air spring cover 
May 2014

115000 mi

US $110
Replace Tstat housing 
Feb 2015

120000 mi

US $20
Coolant sensor, replace bad sensor Coolant sensor, replace bad sensor 
Land Rover LR3 in Washington, United States
Sep 2012 - Mar 2014
Nov 2012

98000 mi

US $2000
Mass air flow sensor throttle body 
Mar 2013

103000 mi

US $3000
Front differential Transmission gasket 
Sep 2013

109000 mi

US $800
coolant leak 
Oct 2013

110000 mi

US $800
Wouldn't start on occasion. 
Jan 2014

114200 mi

US $1200
Needed head unit Rear differential actuator 
Land Rover LR3 in California, United States
Mar 2010 - Dec 2012
Apr 2010

50500 mi

US $100
Transmission torque converter seal leak. Leaking Torque Converter Seal. Reapir paid for by Extended Warranty with $100 Deductable 
Dec 2010

60000 mi

US $100
Worn control arm bushings 
Jul 2011

69000 mi

US $100
Leaking Differentials both front and back. Seals replaced. Leak in Rear Diff. Cause was worn bearing. Diff replaced. 
Jan 2012

73000 mi

US $100
Height sensor going out, had all replaced 
Jun 2012

78000 mi

US $200
Fuel level sensor went out 
Oct 2012

85500 mi

US $600
Wheel bearing started to fail. Replaced with new wheel bearing. 
Land Rover LR3 in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2013 - Mar 2018
Mar 2014

234360 mi

C $180
rad hose 
Sep 2014

241800 mi

C $30
Gear selector lever caused shifting into drive to be difficult - bushing was seized. Remarkably cheap and easy to replace 
Jun 2015

251100 mi

C $1800
Rear wheel bearings and control arms done as well as transmission filter and fluid 
Nov 2017

328600 mi

C $2200
air suspension front right and both front lower control arms. 
Land Rover LR3 in California, United States
Sep 2014 - Oct 2014
Oct 2014

185000 mi

US $7200
Vehicle constantly overheating and unable to be driven up hill 
Land Rover LR3 in South Carolina, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2016
Jan 2015

US $280
Replaced both lower front control arms. 
May 2015

105000 mi

US $940
Rear differential failure. Differential rebuilt. 
Aug 2015

108200 mi

US $854
Front differential failure. Differential rebuilt. 
Land Rover LR3 in Colorado, United States
Sep 2016 - Feb 2017
Feb 2017

105000 mi
Timing chain failed and damaged valves and piston 
Land Rover LR3 in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

64000 mi

US $169
Ashtray would not stay closed. Right rear suspension height sensor erratic. 
Land Rover LR3 in Mississippi, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2014
May 2012

101800 mi

US $75
window flange replaced 
Land Rover LR3 in Texas, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2007

11000 mi
Oil Leak, covered under warranty 
Mar 2009

29000 mi
Right Rear Hight Sensor Malfunction. 
Land Rover LR3 in Iceland
Aug 2008 - Jun 2013
Jun 2010

40920 mi

$400
Replaced left and right steering rack spindle rod, outer ball joint assy and front lower ball joint. Wheel alignment. This was first repair of my LR3. 
Jun 2012

54560 mi
The computer changed automatically to low drive. Was not able to switch to high. Replaced battery and the problem was solved. 
Mar 2013

59520 mi

$120
Replaced lower front suspension bushing and wheel alignment. 
Land Rover LR3 in Washington, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

16000 mi
Weird sound is heard from engine/front axle area when the engine runs at 1500 rpm. 
Land Rover LR3 in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2009 - Jul 2016
Dec 2009

49600 mi
Replaced windsheild (heater elements not working). Some interior clips. Lubed actuator for HVAC. Tighten tie rod ends. 
Mar 2011

67580 mi

C $2200
both front bearings /  CV shaft replaced / cv boot (other side) replaced. 
Dec 2011

72540 mi

C $135
Lower steering shaft universal joint starting to seize. Replacement part = $135 from dealership. Part not yet replaced as penetrating oil has freed up movement and it's too bloody cold right now to climb under the truck unless necessary! 
Jun 2012

83700 mi

C $300
Had dealer replace lower steering U-joint assembly. Started repair myself, but ran into awkward seized parts. 
Jul 2012

84200 mi

C $200
Front diff starting to whine at highway speed. Internet search reveals good be problem with diff, but to replace fluids first. Fluids replaced. Diff sounds better, but not silenced. 
Feb 2014

109900 mi
Replaced front upper control arms, rear sway and all bushings. Vehicle still functional, but handling was becoming sloppy - much better now 
Feb 2015

119700 mi
Corroded wire in engine bay caused intermittent failures of HDC , air suspension, ABS. 
Mar 2015

120280 mi

C $300
Seized caliper (rusted), resulting in disc/pad replacement. 
Jun 2015

124620 mi

C $1200
Replaced leaking AC compressor. Tried a self recharge first; lasted for about 2 weeks. 
Sep 2015

126480 mi

C $1000
Replaced air suspension compressor (poor performance), and compressor tank (leaking, leading to compressor failure). Ordered reman'd parts direct from China on Alibaba; even had LR stamps on them! 
Dec 2015

128340 mi
Front wheel bearings (one side had been done, but did both anyway). 
Jul 2016

133300 mi

C $180
Replaced broken rear stabilizer end links (one broken, did the pair). 
Land Rover LR3 in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

36000 mi
Transmission reflashed to eliminate surging. 
Land Rover LR3 in Texas, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2018
Mar 2011

61000 mi

US $1000
Replacement of front lower suspension bushings and re-alignment of wheels. 
Nov 2011

69000 mi

US $1835
Seal broke on the transmission. Replace for about $900. Also had the regular maintainance done and a new battery was required. 
Oct 2012

82200 mi

US $800
Rear Door Latch Faulty Expansion Bottle 
Apr 2014

104300 mi

US $620
Front Left Hub Bearing was replaced. 
Mar 2015

115000 mi
Emergency Brake Module. Ground fault. New switch. New water pump and plastic spider. New front shocks. New air compressor. 
Jul 2016

125500 mi

US $150
Brake sensor under brake pedal. 
Feb 2017

135000 mi

US $1000
Alternator went out. Car stopped. 
Land Rover LR3 in New York, United States
Nov 2007 - Apr 2014
Sep 2007

17000 mi
Wiper blade separated from the arm 
Jun 2008

30000 mi
Vibration noticed after visit to old dealer. New dealer looked into the problem and stated it was a worn bearing in the front differential. Whole differential assembly replaced. Vibration noticed in front end at about 20 mph. Dealer looked into the problem and stated it was a worn bearing in the front differential. Whole differential assembly replaced under warranty. 
Feb 2009

43000 mi
Ride height sensor went bad on the front right side. 
Sep 2009

55000 mi

US $1000
Coolant hose leak replaced. Check engine light came on after repairs.  Lower intake needed to be removed to replace hose. On doing so, gaskets needed to be replaced to clear code. Found bad thermostat during these repairs. 
Aug 2011

95000 mi

US $1200
Rear hypoid bushings replaced. Steering linkage bushings replaced. Alignment. 
Dec 2011

98000 mi

US $1300
Rear axle seals leaking 
Apr 2013

120500 mi

US $1500
Transmission leak. New gasket replaced. Computer sensor for shifter bad. 
Mar 2014

132000 mi

US $300
The transmission fault came on along with several others to include the hazards coming on intermitently. The vehicle was stuck in one gear alao. There were 114 fault codes cleared with no problem found. 
Apr 2014

132000 mi
Transmission fault determined to be caused by the sensor inside the transmission. Dealer instructed that we would need a new transmission. Multiple other faults could not be determined until the transmission was replaced. 
Land Rover LR3 in California, United States
Nov 2007 - Aug 2013
Oct 2008

33000 mi
Air suspension fault. 
Feb 2009

36000 mi
Front Air vents making noise when adjusting temperature. 
Aug 2009

41000 mi
One of the coolant system's hoses started to leak. The bleed valve was replaced 
Dec 2009

44000 mi
The alternator had a bad bearing and needed to be replaced 
Oct 2012

75300 mi

US $1900
Bushings requirement replacement 
Land Rover LR3 in Washington, United States
Nov 2007 - Jun 2011
Jun 2011

63000 mi
Dealer I traded it in to thought that the A/C compressor might have gone out. 
Land Rover LR3 in Kentucky, United States
Nov 2007 - Jul 2011
Jul 2007

8567 mi
Engine front cover 
Dec 2008

29000 mi
Check engine light. Code reader indicated code P0171, system lean bank 1. Dealer updated software in ecu. 
May 2010

49000 mi
AC was not very cold due to low refrigerant. Seal replaced and system recharged. 
Nov 2010

59000 mi

US $500
Not possible to do alignment because of worn tie rods.Tie rods replaced. 
Land Rover LR3 in California, United States
Nov 2008 - Aug 2014
Dec 2008

28000 mi
6" slight body damage to left side over rear wheel. Was the responsibility of the dealer to take care of. They had the item in the shop but decided against repairing it because of the cold and because they wanted a specific body guy to work on it. Clip to release rear seats came disconnected. Dealer replaced clip. 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. 
Mar 2009

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. O-ring verified. Power Steering fluid level was low and making growling noises. Replaced both o-rings for the pressure and return hoses.  
Sep 2009

45000 mi
Tail hatch broke. Washer jet for right front window did not spray. Alarm goes off because door seal/insulation is pulling out...was asked to fix and they forgot. Thought it was another issue. Alarm still goes off (2-4 times/day) because it thinks one of the doors is open. (Service Advisor said he'd get it next time) 
Dec 2009

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. Rear cargo door (bottom section) was misaligned during repair at the shop. New parts order and installed correctly (although the new button to release the latch is now a bit hard to push--still works fine). 
Sep 2010

59000 mi

US $370
Engine light lit. Took to an alternate Dealer. Unfortunately don't remember what they diagnosed, but it's fixed. Also had an oil change.  
Dec 2010

64000 mi

US $2000
Fuel injection clean out... 
Jun 2012

95000 mi

US $100
Shock system for rear lift gate broke loose from mount on rear right side. Shop drilled new hole and installed new mount. $50 
Nov 2013

119600 mi

US $500
Plastic air coolant passthrough right at the front of the engine (under the top plate) developed a crack. Replaced part. 
Land Rover LR3 in California, United States
Aug 2008 - Jul 2013
Sep 2008

43000 mi
Hood lettering needed replacement (was peeling off) Steering wheel needed replacement (leather very worn). Plastic airbag cover on steering wheel (where most cars have their horns) is coming off. It's peeling back from the top. Land Rover has specified they will NOT pay for this repair because it's "not a safety issue."  Under warranty: Needed new steering wheel (leather was very worn) 
Mar 2009

48000 mi
Navigation wasn't working AND there was a leak in the roof when it rained. Problem turned out to be blocked drain pipes that led to a leak that ruined some of the wiring in the navigational system. Icon of house on review mirror fading. Pushed this button to open the garage door. Dealer replaced entire view mirror with a new model mirror. No charge due to factory warranty. 
Jun 2009

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.  
Jan 2010

54000 mi
Gutters around sun roof clogged and water poured into car interior during rain storm. Continued to leak excessively after storm ended, resulting in water all over floor, seats, and interior roof. 
Dec 2010

60000 mi
Water leaking heavily on both front sides of car. Dripping onto people sitting in front and also pouring down onto floor. Dealer has fixed in past but said now would cost $180. Owner took apart interior and re-connected tubing. 
Jul 2013

79000 mi

US $6000
Control arm broke Alternator and battery died at same time. Coolant sensor broken 
Land Rover LR3 in California, United States
Aug 2009 - Mar 2010
Dec 2009

34000 mi
suspension fault code, front lower bushing torn, and leaking... was replaced, as well as a rear height sensor. Regular 37K service performed. 
Land Rover LR3 in Maine, United States
Nov 2008 - Apr 2010
Jan 2009

19000 mi

US $435
Windshield washer tank. 
Feb 2009

21000 mi
Windshield washer tank fixed by dealer. 
Dec 2009

40000 mi
 Multiple check engine lights. 
Jan 2010

42000 mi
Left rear ABS sensor failed. 
Apr 2010

48000 mi
ball joints shot emission pump check engine light - no fault found. Sold LR3. 
Land Rover LR3 in New York, United States
Mar 2009 - Jan 2015
May 2009

32000 mi
3rd row seat (tension while closed) bushing missing.  Upper tailgate cover loose. Brake light out. Warranty Items - Steering wheel airbag cover curl. 3rd row seat (tension while closed) bushing missing. Upper Tail gait cover loose. Brake light out. Front vent wont close. All items fixed or replaced. State Inspection 
Dec 2009

40000 mi

US $75
Air suspension fault. Speed limited to 30mph 
May 2010

46000 mi
FIXED - Rear Seat Heat, CD Player, & Hood Latch sensor  
Dec 2011

69000 mi

US $748
Replaced front control arms due to worn bushings 
Jun 2013

87000 mi

US $1288
Both rear ride height sensors, EAS computer, compressor 
Dec 2014

105000 mi

US $250
Thermostat housing replaced. It was leaking. 
Land Rover LR3 in California, United States
Feb 2009 - Jun 2011
May 2009

47000 mi
squeaking while turning hard 
May 2010

57000 mi

US $300
rear trunk actuator failure 
Land Rover LR3 in Indiana, United States
Sep 2009 - Sep 2011
Aug 2009

30000 mi

US $655
new front brake rotors and pads. Replaced front right control arm. Replaced front right brake caliper. Left driver's door exterior trim clips replaced. Replaced battery. Seat memory TSB. Transmission hard shift TSB. 30k mile scheduled service. 
Oct 2009

31000 mi

US $325
failed brake caliper needed replacement 
Jun 2010

50000 mi
Moisture condensation in right headlamp Buttons falling off radio 
Land Rover LR3 in Michigan, United States
Jan 2009 - Jan 2019
Feb 2009

40000 mi
HDC fault. HDC fault 
Mar 2009

43000 mi
Ashtray would not stay in the retracted position. 
Jul 2011

68000 mi
Rock put hole in Condenser 
Aug 2011

69000 mi
Rock went through AC condenser,replaced under warranty. Noise complaint on front differential, replaced under warranty 
Mar 2012

78000 mi

US $300
Bushing at shifter cable was rusty making it hard to move shift lever 
Aug 2013

92900 mi

US $260
Alignment shop noticed tie rod ends loose. The steering was tight prior to the fix, my wife who drives the LR3 had no complaints. After the fix constant steering corrections are required as if the LR3 is being moved back and forth by truck ruts. 
Dec 2014

112000 mi

US $460
Wheel bearing hub replaced and alignment performed. 
Oct 2015

118300 mi

US $38
Failed capacitor resulted in no start condition Car could not be towed since transmission stuck in park in garage thus could not be hoisted on to flatbed 

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2006 Land Rover LR3 4dr SUV

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

Land Rover LR3 in Virginia, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2017
Nov 2009

24000 mi
Exterior passenger-side A-Pillar post cover would not stay fastened down and rattled against the hood, which was keeping it on the car. Passenger side, rubber rain diverter over both doors was falling off. Replaced. Driver side rear tailgate retaining/retracting cable frayed, caught in door lock, preventing lower door from releasing from upper door. Driver side, third row seatbelt would not retract. Something was released or reset by dealer and it works fine now. 
Jun 2010

28000 mi
Annual inspection found a loose tie-rod end. Warranty replaced tie-rod and paid for alignment. Also replaced defective CD player and performed routine maintenance at no cost to owner.  
Jun 2012

40000 mi
My car has to pass a Virginia state inspection. This year again had to replace the windshield, but this time no sign of cause, just appeared one morning. It also appeared to have been replaced at least once before I bought it. 
Sep 2014

48000 mi

US $218
Upper control arm (driver side) was bent, replaced. Compressor mount broken, leak in system requiring te-calibration of air-ride control system. Rear hatch cable-end broken with hatch closed. Hatch upper-half would not open. 
Land Rover LR3 in West Virginia, United States
Sep 2010 - Nov 2010
Sep 2010

28200 mi

US $950
brake pads and rotors replaced 
Oct 2010

28500 mi

US $990
Replace air compressor that runs the suspension system Replace air compressor that runs the suspension system 
Nov 2010

28800 mi

US $893
Emergency brake brake mechanism disintegrated into the driveshaft in a cloud of smoke, and was driven a few hundred yards in that condition to a repair shop. The repair shop had to rebuild the emergency brake system or the LR3 could not be driven. Emergency brake failure caused failure to continue an out of town trip. 
Land Rover LR3 in New York, United States
Feb 2015 - Jul 2015
Mar 2015

110000 mi
The Land Rover died! Transmission went and would only go into reverse. Getting estimates at this time to see if worth repairing or selling. 
Jun 2015

110000 mi

US $1200
Upon doing my research and trying to figure out why my $50,000 car won't move, it is the shifter! I guess this is a common problem among Land Rovers and they sell the shift kit like "HOT CAKES." 
Land Rover LR3 in Mississippi, United States
Feb 2008 - Aug 2011
Jun 2008

23000 mi

US $5
Left brake light went out. Swapped it with a new one. 
Dec 2008

29000 mi
Low coolant level warning comes on but coolant level is fine. Was told it was fixed, it was not. Was also told I need brakes, tires and air filter. I'd just installed permenant air filter and brakes and tires were fine. Not happy. 
Aug 2009

35000 mi
The LR3 has variable height. Suspension compressor went out, was replaced under warranty with no problems. 
Land Rover LR3 in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2012 - Oct 2014
Apr 2013

76880 mi

C $450
REPLACED DRIVERS SIDE FRONT WHEEL BRG/HUB ASSEMBLY FUEL DOOR WOULD NOT LATCH PROPERLY 
Oct 2014

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 
Land Rover LR3 in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2015 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

58280 mi

C $1300
Replaced air shocks to coil and struts. Replaced fan blower and resistor blower. 
Land Rover LR3 in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2009 - Jan 2012
Mar 2010

58900 mi
Ashtray popped out and won't go back in. Not a big problem, I'm living with it. 
Land Rover LR3 in Virginia, United States
Mar 2008 - Dec 2016
Apr 2008

29000 mi
Radio would randomly not produce sound. Software update applied. Wiper arm would seize and the wiper would not return in the rest spot. 
Oct 2008

35000 mi
Passenger side stop light. Blown passenger side stop light bulb. 
Nov 2009

39000 mi
steering wheel ordered steering wheel replaced 
Dec 2010

46000 mi

US $100
Rear door latch system broke. Could not open the trunk anymore.  
Land Rover LR3 in Connecticut, United States
Mar 2014 - May 2018
Jul 2014

81000 mi

US $1200
Control arm bushings inner and outer tie rods. End links and new hardware 
Sep 2014

83000 mi

US $400
Wheel bearing passenger side 
Mar 2018

116000 mi

US $2100
Drive belts, pulley, crank pulley,  rear driveshaft, diff seals, 
Land Rover LR3 in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2011 - Jul 2012
Jul 2011

90520 mi
rear door window rear window door 
Jul 2012

131440 mi

C $1100
suspension compressor 

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2006 Land Rover LR3 4dr SUV

Land Rover LR3 in Washington, United States
Dec 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

83000 mi

US $1100
Replaced Lower Control Arms, Upgraded the bushings to authentic, and replaced the front hubs 
Dec 2017

95000 mi

US $1200
Alternator failed - no need to replace the battery 

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2006 Land Rover LR3 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel automatic 4WD

Land Rover LR3 in Great Britain
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Apr 2008

21000 mi
Rear pdc fault 2 sensors replaced. 
Feb 2009

29000 mi
Anti roll bar bushes replaced. 

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2006 Land Rover LR3 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel automated manual 4WD

Land Rover LR3 in Norway
May 2008 - Jun 2011

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2006 Land Rover LR3 4-door

Engine not specified

Land Rover LR3 in South Africa
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

49600 mi
Needed air suspension compressor replaced due to leaking unit 

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2006 Land Rover LR3 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

Land Rover in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2007 - Feb 2008
Feb 2008

24000 mi
Broken plastic seat release. 
Land Rover in Colorado, United States
May 2008 - Mar 2010
Jun 2008

27000 mi
Cruise control works intermittently 

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2006 Land Rover LR3 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

Land Rover LR3 in Ohio, United States
Mar 2012 - Aug 2015
Apr 2012

62300 mi
low gear not engaging 
Jan 2013

US $1500
Air suspension failure. Replacement of compressor and mode switch. Replacing the switch also corrected the issue of low gear not engaging. 
Aug 2015

96000 mi

US $600
Parking brake making noise when engaging, would not disengage. Estimated $2200 to repair. Need to remove the body from the frame to repair. Will not do repair. Air bag light on. Wires to driver's seat belt receiver damaged. Replacing receptacle. All airbags off when error is received. Drive would not stay engaged. Bushings too warn. 

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2005.5 Land Rover LR3 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel automatic 4WD

Land Rover in Ireland
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Jan 2008

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

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