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UtilityGuy
 


Member Since: 26 Mar 2016
Location: Northampton
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United Kingdom 2006 Discovery 3 TDV6 HSE Auto Java BlackDiscovery 3

keep us updated on the find and fix on this one, my 1st few days of ownership see me having the Turbo go pop on me ! Dealer got an iron rod up the bum and paid dear for it in the end Rolling with laughter
  
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TheWhippet
 


Member Since: 23 Oct 2017
Location: Dursley, Gloucestershire
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United Kingdom 2009 Discovery 4 3.0 TDV6 XS Auto Buckingham BlueDiscovery 4

Still awaiting news, but at the last shout they were fixing/reconditioning/replacing (to be determined) the auto transmission.

This was on Monday so hoping to hear back in the next day or so.

Continue to watch this space...
 Tony

[D4 XS 3.0 TDV6 - unmodified...well just a couple of DISCO4.COM stickers] 
 
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TheWhippet
 


Member Since: 23 Oct 2017
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United Kingdom 2009 Discovery 4 3.0 TDV6 XS Auto Buckingham BlueDiscovery 4

So car being collected from transmission guys later, but still a problem with the Infotainment system needed to be rectified. Doesn't look like it will be back before next week now. Sad
 Tony

[D4 XS 3.0 TDV6 - unmodified...well just a couple of DISCO4.COM stickers] 
 
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tcr4x4
 


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United Kingdom 2006 Discovery 3 TDV6 SE Auto Java BlackDiscovery 3

The Land Rover Discovery 4.... Making d2s look reliable since 2009.

Laughing
 2006 SE Auto Java Black 2016-??
Discovery 2 TD5 2011-still gong strong
Tom
 
 
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Beretta
 


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United Kingdom 2010 Discovery 4 3.0 TDV6 HSE Auto Stornoway GreyDiscovery 4

At least you can still use the D3, and its keeping the miles off the D4
  
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TheWhippet
 


Member Since: 23 Oct 2017
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United Kingdom 2009 Discovery 4 3.0 TDV6 XS Auto Buckingham BlueDiscovery 4

Thumbs Up
 Tony

[D4 XS 3.0 TDV6 - unmodified...well just a couple of DISCO4.COM stickers] 
 
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TheWhippet
 


Member Since: 23 Oct 2017
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United Kingdom 2009 Discovery 4 3.0 TDV6 XS Auto Buckingham BlueDiscovery 4

tcr4x4 wrote:
The Land Rover Discovery 4.... Making d2s look reliable since 2009.

Laughing


Never one to miss an opportunity Tom.
 Tony

[D4 XS 3.0 TDV6 - unmodified...well just a couple of DISCO4.COM stickers] 
 
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TheWhippet
 


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United Kingdom 2009 Discovery 4 3.0 TDV6 XS Auto Buckingham BlueDiscovery 4

And so, after almost 3 weeks I have the D4 back Very Happy .

    Replacement Gearbox
    Replacement Nav Unit
    Replacement lower steering arm.

I can't fault the company for getting it all sorted at their expense (not claimed on warranty). They've kept me informed at every stage and even delivered the car back to me at my works.

I was allowed to use and abuse the D3 all the time I was without the D4 and put about 1000 miles on her. She never missed a beat in all the time.

So whilst I was thinking how bad a situation it was, they've done me proud getting it all resolved and back. I'll also be getting an extended warranty on the D4 at a vastly reduced price.

Now, to sit back and enjoy the D4. I'll create a new thread once I get a chance.
 Tony

[D4 XS 3.0 TDV6 - unmodified...well just a couple of DISCO4.COM stickers] 
 
Post #188016716th Nov 2017 3:21 pm
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Hardware17
 


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England 2011 Discovery 4 3.0 SDV6 XS Auto Sumatra BlackDiscovery 4

Smile
 Dean.
====================================
2011 D4 XS - OBD port custom protection, RLD spare wheel protector, All LED interiors lights, Timed Climate enabled, iiD tool paired.
2011 D4 Landmark - Stolen from same dealer before I paid for it
2011 D4 GS - Stolen whilst at dealer Sad ... All LED interiors lights, DRLs, Spare Wheel protector.
1996 300Tdi - Eaten by tin worms 
 
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Wales 2015 Discovery 4 TDV6 HSE Lux Auto Santorini BlackDiscovery 4

Great news Thumbs Up
 Ieuan

- 2015 HSE Lux - Added Prospeed Rock Sliders
- BT IID TOOL
- Ausie Camping Trailer
- Gone but not forgotten: MY08 Disco 3 SE manual in Buck Blue 
 
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Beretta
 


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United Kingdom 2010 Discovery 4 3.0 TDV6 HSE Auto Stornoway GreyDiscovery 4

Brilliant result Thumbs Up
  
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Hot Tub
 


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2009 Discovery 3 TDV6 HSE Auto Zermatt SilverDiscovery 3

Good to hear all sorted. Thumbs Up

What garage did you proud as nice to know who are good to deal With?
  
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KiwiD4
 


Member Since: 17 Aug 2017
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New Zealand 2011 Discovery 4 5.0 V8 HSE Auto BournvilleDiscovery 4

Excellent. It’s the putting right that counts, good for them.

Enjoy!
 King of the typo.

MY11 D4 5.0 V8, Bourneville, lots of goodies!

Now departed: '85 RR Vogue, '94 D1, '95 D1, '70 SIIA, '97 D1, '04 D2a. All V8, except for the SIIA - but that drank as much petrol anyway! 
 
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OJ-LR4
 


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Scotland 2015 LR4 3.0 SDV6 SE Tech Auto Corris GreyLR4

Thumbs Up great result, Smile
 2015 Discovery 4

Gone-2015 Defender Puma 2.2, 2010 Defender Puma 2.4, 2001 Defender Td5, 1993 Defender 200 Tdi


 
 
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TheWhippet
 


Member Since: 23 Oct 2017
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United Kingdom 2009 Discovery 4 3.0 TDV6 XS Auto Buckingham BlueDiscovery 4

The garage is 1st Choice Cars, Faringdon, Oxon.

Just off the A420. They aren't the cheapest around but in this case I think the price was worth it for the service I've received.

Based on my experience I would definitely recommend them and there is a half decent 54 plate D3 going to be available soon, once they've cleaned and inspected it after my use. For the record, heated front windscreen doesn't work fully (just a narrow strip on passenger side). Also, would suggest an ATF change as the autobox just seemed to over rev under load too much for my liking. But that may just be the way the autobox works on a D3.
 Tony

[D4 XS 3.0 TDV6 - unmodified...well just a couple of DISCO4.COM stickers] 
 
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