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Lock doors with the key. Take out key . Insert key open and close lock 5 times then on the fifth turn open door this will reset the disable code to normal . I had this code on my P38 Range Rover and the Rover Tech assisted me with this simple way to reset the engine disable fault code . Good Luck .

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Jan 28, 2019


Glow plug?

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Jan 02, 2019


check ur brake pads or ur hand brake

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Jan 02, 2019


it seems you have put a fuse in no.11 slot in the passenger seat fuse box. if so then remove it and your problem is solved.

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Nov 14, 2018


bearings don't rattle --they knock and the knock gets louder with rpm
it has a chain drive for the cam shaft and rattles are associated with a worn chain as there is no slack adjuster
The v8 engine (originally a 4 litre ) was only stroke by 10 mm to give it extra power
there was never any problem with the block from cracking as that engine was used in the Leyland truck and p38 car as well as range rover cars and off road vehicles
it's big draw card was the power to weight ratio being an aluminium cast block it was suited to fast car applications

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Dec 02, 2017


To change from low to high or vice verse, the transmission should be in neutral - that's what the Message Centre is telling you to do. It's also recommended you do this while stopped.

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Sep 13, 2017


To do this you need to remove the door card or you do on most other car doors , some car door cards can be tricky if you don't take out all the screws and where the hidden ones are so what to do is ie workshop manual , or what I call the cars bible for any problems go on youtube on how to fit your handle if that fails go to your local kwik fit on a weekend and ask one of the lads if thay want a little private job , my mate does it all the time on weekend to earn extra cash good luck and would like to know how you got on please colin

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Jun 19, 2017


Corrosion to sensor connectors causes bad behavior. Most likely temperature sensor for engine block sensor to ECU computer has corrosion. Clean connectors and spades to bright metal. Should be two lines/ connectors. Many other sensors could have a similar effect, or soon will have.

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Jun 14, 2015


Probably a rusted starter solenoid - get a hammer and give the solenoid (cylinder attached to the starter motor) a few good thumps. If that fixed it, get the unit replaced because it will happen again.

If this trick does not work, check the wiring for loose or rusted earth - another common fault

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on May 26, 2015


Undo the junction before the injectors and turn on the ignition to see if fuel is pumping. Most likely it is not but I doubt there is a broken pipe - more likely a broken power wire

The pump is in the top of the tank. Remove the carpet and cover plate to get to it. Turn on the ignition and use a multimeter to check if there is power to the connectors. The sensor wire will only show about 5 volts but the power wire should show 12 volts or more.

If no power, trace the wire under the vehicle to find the break and re-join it - preferably with solder and shrink but spade terminals and shrink will do. Alternatively run a new wire from the pump to a switched wire under the dash but this is a lot more work


1996 Land Rover... | Answered on May 26, 2015


there is a switch that is located somwhere on your bonnet, this switch is faulty, loose, or out of adjustment. might look like this- 23015757-awhy2tj3hoeu5futbuxdq4rw-3-0.png

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Mar 23, 2015


Get the new battery ready to install. You don't want more than a few seconds with the power off or you will have get all kinds of errors

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Sep 30, 2014


Sound like the switch pack but could also be a computer fault. Not something you can fix yourself. Find a specialist shop - not a dealer to check it out

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Sep 30, 2014


I assume you have checked the battery? If less than 12.4 volts that is probably the cause of the problem. If it is OK, get under the vehicle and thump the starter solenoid (the cylinder attached to the starter itself) with a hammer to loosen any internal rust. Also check the earth connections - finally jump the connections on the solenoid with a BIG screwdriver - but keep your hand well clear of the metal parts unless you want a nasty shock. If all this fails, you probably need a new starter motor

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Sep 30, 2014


Yes the Land Rover 4.0L Motor is a V6 (6 Cylinder)

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Aug 26, 2014


I have the same problem sometimes
1 Check the condition of your battery, if old, it will not give full power required to communicate with the security system.
2 If you don't have the EKA of your RR, try this next time you get caught, put key in the drivers door look, press unlock button on key fob and at the same time turn to unlock, if all locks unlock then the engine should not be immobilized - Good luck

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Jul 23, 2014


You need the help of a local repair shop

Take it to a different one & leave it there,
until ALL issues are resolved

Would appear your too trusting & never had the shop
prove anything was resolved, before paying & leaving
with the vehicle

You have to start taking control of the situations, when
dealing with any merchant

No one can guess at vehicle problems
without a car to check out & test

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Jul 15, 2014


The tail lights sound like a fuse. The interior fuse box iss under the passenger seat. Access thru the pop out cover on the seat base surround.
If you have a dead battery your gear selector will not disengage from park.

Hope this helps a bit. Feel free to repost with more info and ill do my best to follow up.

1996 Land Rover... | Answered on Jul 15, 2014

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