A compact but comprehensive troubleshooter and guide to the Series I, II & III Land Rovers. This book identifies the most common problems encountered with Series Land Rovers, from engine noises to suspension issues, and provides quick, often innovative roadside repairs to get you moving again, together with advice on more expensive repairs. Covering most civilian models, including both petrol and diesel engines, this is an essential book for Series Land Rover drivers. This is currently the most comprehensive fault diagnosis book available for these classic vehicles.
Introduction and thanks
1 Engine running problems
2 Unusual engine noises
2.1 Engine oil problems
3 Clutch & gearbox (transmission)
4 Fueling, emissions & exhaust systems
5 Ignition system
6 Fluids - cooling & heating systems
7 Suspension, driveshafts & steering
8 Braking system
9. Wheels & tyres/tires
10 Electrical system
12 Bodywork & hood (tilt)
13 Infrequent use
14 Spares kit & tools
15 The Community
16 Useful statistics
This book is the mechanic in your glovebox, essential for troubleshooting, identifying issues and suggesting roadside fixes for 101 common problems associated with Series Land Rovers – both on and off-road.
The user-friendly layout incorporates extensive cross-referencing, helping you rapidly diagnose a problem. Remedies for everything from sudden engine failure through to unusual sounds and smells are provided in topic-specific chapters, and all standard petrol and diesel engines are covered, with the exception of the V8. Some Series Land Rover models have their own specific weaknesses and these are also addressed, with thorough advice provided for permanent and more expensive repairs, and tips on preventative maintenance.
Featuring innovative temporary fixes learnt from years of on and off-road driving, plus over 100 diagrams and photographs, this book can help get you and your Series Land Rover back on the tarmac – or save you a long walk through the bush.
Author: Maurice Thurman