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  1. Hello there. The thrust bearing is a common problem on them. Mine is bad when cold but noise goes away once warmed up, a friend of mines td5 is just starting to do the same thing, Land rover owner international had this fault in ther ecommon problems booklet they suggest its not a problem and just to replce it the next time you change the clutch and that it wont cause any damage. Hope this is of interest. Pete.
  2. No get it sorted or you'll be looking at a new compressor and not just an air suspension unit. Ive had my disco just over a year now and im on the third compressor since owning it. Just my personal opinion, see what everyone else says. Also, i got my suspension unit from paddock, they are non genuine but v.good as they are a pushfit connection, just like plumbing and can be easily disconnected again, very handy. If you do have a new compressor make sure the air intake filter is checked and an uprated one put on as this was not done at the land rover garage i went to an 6months later the compressor failed again to water ingress through the filter that should of been changed as its a recall part, they wouldnt even refund ne the full amount as is was water ingrees and his isnt covered on the compressor warranty. Hope ive been of some help, ive had lots of help from this site so its goo to help others when i can. Pete.
  3. The srs light has come up on the wifes td4 02plate freelander, i have checked the seat belt pre-tensioners and wiggled them about abit as this regulary happens on my td5 disco from people with big feet kicking the connector blocks, but hasnt made the light go out which normally works on the disco. So any ideas would be great as not worth £50 to get it plugged in for a trivial thing. P.s. it hasnt had a bump or anything like that, the light just appeared other day. Many Thanks. Pete.
  4. Hello, just quick question, does anyone know why everytime i unlock my disco the rear wiper moves up 6inches? press it again and it moves again? all the doors still unlock as usual though? Any help would be great! Also, is it ok to run my disco td5 without the big black engine cover? or is it a heat sheild? Just want to check. Thanks. Pete.
  5. Sounds feasible, ill give it ago, ill try anything at the mo! Ill sing to it if i have to!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  6. Yeah, ive have been thinking about doing that, But i have a few issues: 1 My disco is a 7seater? 2 I tow a 10x5 ifor and a horsebox occationally with 2 horses in! 3 Unsure of how involved changing it all is as you have to alter ecu setting etc! Any thoughts?
  7. Ive tried the turning the disco on and off 5times to no avail, all it did was throw up the off road height light, so does that mean anything? it was on constantly! Will get a piece of wod out tomorrow and drive over it a few times, see what happens! Am i completely useless or does everyone have trouble with this like i have!?! Thanks again.
  8. Thanks for the tips, will try them out! How do you mean turned arm inside out bog monster? Pain in the bum this, thought id do it myself and save £200 but dont wana mess with it again. Thougt it was too easy, changed bag in under an hour (havent done one before) Anyway, ill keep trying any idea. Thanks alot guys. P.s. the ride height sensors were ok and not damaged as i did check them both when i cudnt get it to work!!!! Thanks again for all your help!
  9. Hello, just changed an airbag on drivers side on my 51plate disco. The air bag filled up nicley and went into shape perfectly. Turned engine of and put the wheel back on and restarted engine to finish filling the suspension but it wont lift the disco off the stops! Not sure if compressor is firing up now! would it of cut out if overheated? The compressor is only 5months old. Any help would be brilliant as cant drive it with the ow bar almost on the deck!!!!!!!!! Thanks. Pete.
  10. Hello all. Im normally on the disco forum but we have just picked up an 02 plate freelander for my wife. Its got highish miles and was just wondering at what mileage it was recommended to change the cam chain or if it need changing at all!!!!!!????????????? Any help would be great. Also an idea of cost for parts and labour to if possible, Thanks. I know how helpful you all are this site is great , its saved me lots of money in fixes already!!! Thanks again for any help! Pete.
  11. Hello all, anyone know which cd changer i need for my disco 2 that goes with my tape player head unit PART NUMBER XQD 101730PMA. Any help would be great, cd changer part numberwould be amazing. Looking for cd changer for when i get my disco back on the road as one of the idiot bmw drivers decided to plough the back of it in for me last night, had the kids in the car including my 11month old daugther but the disco saved us really, if we had of been in a small eco friendly car there would of been a need for an ambulance or 3! the bmw was a right off, but i drove the disco home. Just dying t5o get it fixed now. going to take it to a land rover speacialist through not the dam vauxhall garage the insurance company want me to take it to! Any ways, any help with cd changer would be great. Thanks. Pete.
  12. Thanks for your help guys, not that straight forward then! Cheers. Pete.
  13. Hello all, ive got a51plate disco2, old style lights, presuming my transfer box has diff lock built in, what do i need to buy and do to make it work and how difficult is it? Thanks, Pete.
  14. Hello, ive got a 51 plate td5 disco, are those ebay kits any good then? alway abit wary!!!!!!!!! And are they easy to fit? What did you fit yours on? Thanks Pete.
  15. Hello, just a quick question to anyone who has any ideas! My TD5 disco's coolant light flashes on when travelling at speed normally when i slightly decelerate? Does anyone know why this is and should i worry about it? coolant levels checked and all fine. doesnt come on any other time that i know of! Thanks Pete.
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