Change rotors and brake and car still will not come to a complete stop without sliding a bit. If the light illuminates at any other time, a fault in the system is indicated. Get to know some of the most common Land Rover dashboard warning lights, and learn what to do when they appear. Seek qualified assistance before driving. Damp or dirty harness connector at hub replacement sensors now supplied with direct connection to ecu. The dealer was going to fix the vehicle at consumer's expense.
I have since rectified this but the warning light is still on. If no play try replacing sensor. If you remove your sensor and look inside you should be able to see if the reluctor ring is damaged. Located as per attached pic at end of answer, circled in Red Assuming that you did manage to narrow things down and correct any resistance errors, you still of course will need to have the fault codes reset, again, that's a job for the home mechie with his software to do, but at least you will have reduced your bill by having done this simple work yourself. The next common fault in these systems is called shuttle valve failure.
To prevent irreparable damage, stop the vehicle as soon as you have the opportunity to do so safely. Check tyre pressures as soon as possible. Though you can continue to drive your Land Rover when this amber symbol appears, its performance might suffer. This needs be recalled and creates un-safe driving. While the lights are elluminated, the traction control and the hill decent features of the vehicle do not function, which when in my opinion the traction control could have an adverse effect on the way the abs could funciton or traction on slick surfaces. This system will not activate when cruise control is in operation. If your Rover has a speed sensor fault, there are two paths to repair.
Blue: Reserved for your high beams. Upon application adds a bit of time to your anticipated stopping distance. . At Robison Service, we use the T4 or Autologic tools for this work. Snagger, I agree with your thoughts on this entirely but I have been using this garage for several years friend of my daughters so I don't really want to get heavy handed or go down the legal route, however, I won't use them again. One user reported that a rattle from a loosely secured brake pipe had set his off. The wheel speed sensors, the hubs, the modulator, the controller, and other parts serve all three systems.
There is no shortcut for this job. The abs lights illuminated, which indicated that they were not engaged. Since low brake fluid can significantly compromise or eliminate your ability to stop your vehicle safely, pull over to top off this fluid as soon as possible. Vehicle can still be driven, though contact a qualified Land Rover workshop as soon as possible. Also check the trailer connector, if your Rover has one. If you need to reset a dashboard light or diagnose a fault on your Landrover Discovery we would advise you to go for the. I had it changed with one from 'Skan 4X4 breakers' which has cured the fault.
Privately retained mechanic identified the ecu as the problem and also located a recall notice regarding this problem. In my experience, the only explanation for a mushy pedal is improper bleeding procedure. Symbols and lights use colours to determine their level of importance. The dealer replaced the missing part, provided a loaner vehicle, and gave the contact a list of defects with the vehicle. The kit will tell you where within the airbag system the fault is occuring, and also allow you to clear the dashboard airbag light. I suspect that sensor has been buggered by the damage. The lemon status was not disclosed to us or usaa at the time of purchase.
Since there may be ice on the road, take additional care when driving. The only way to service it is to change the hub. Sure enough Christmas arrived - lights on. They certainly won't get any recommendations from me. Posted on Sep 12, 2009 As per previous answers, all of which raise relevant points with which I completely agree. An example of this could be an engine service is due soon, but is not of immediate attention.
When this happens abs is not functioning and stopping is not normal. Did they come on intermittently? I seem to remember a thread that said the faulty sensor output can be caused by wear on the swivel housing where it fits and you need to replace the whole unit ££. The brakes completely failed, again the pedal was hard as a rock and couldn't be pushed down. The vehicle was appraised by usaa and purchased with the assumption that the vehicle had a clean history report. After this initial system check, if the symbol remains illuminated or comes on whilst driving, it indicates a fault with the airbag system.
All three of those systems share a common set of core components. Rob answered 8 years ago Does it stay on until you restart the vehicle? Once the car is serviced the warning reminder needs to be reset. Pull your vehicle over and turn off the engine as soon as possible. A dashboard symbol that is red and flashing will require immediate attention. This was because before we purchased the vehicle it was declared a lemon in the state of California. Its an extremely popular choice amongst Discovery 2 owners worldwide because it covers such a wide range of modules within the vehicle and has received excellent feedback from buyers. Turn off the engine and contact your dealership before operating the vehicle again.
I'm not that experienced in the electronics department, so that is all the info I can in knowledge suggest. If the light illuminates continuously, a fault with the system is indicated; seek qualified assistance. It doesn't bother me as much as my passengers. Abs system is not engaged when needed. The reluctor ring can get damaged if the wheel bearing gets loose. Also, Flushed the system's brake fluid and no more shuttle valve error. Hope this helps, Iain Posted on Oct 16, 2009 I have spent way too much money trying to get the 3 amigos to go out.