Monthly: November 2014

Monthly: November 2014

EGR Valve for TDV6 Engine of Discovery 3/4 and Range Rover Sport


One of the common problems we fix with the TDV6 engine from Discovery 3, Discovery 4, and Range Rover Sport as the vehicles get older is EGR valves – Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valves. The EGR system is a method that has been developed by engineers to reduce emissions from engines. They open only at idle, and at full throttle, to allow…

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How to Avoid Overheating Your Vehicle


With the hotter weather coming up we can have some awful overheating problems happen. In particular, the TDV6 engines in Discovery 3, Discovery 4, and Range Rover Sport have a plastic water outlet in the valley of the engine. The hot coolant water comes out of the engine, and into the top radiator hose through this spout. We have had several of…

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Unique Front Prop Shaft of Discovery 2


The Discovery 2 has a unique front prop shaft connecting the transfer box to the front diff. It has a “cardinal joint” on the transfer box end – two universal joints right next to each other. This allows for a greater range of movement with a lesser angle on each universal joint. The problem with these is that when they wear…

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Have Your Brakes Checked at Roverworks


Land Rover braking systems need specialist care. At Roverworks, we can replace brake pads and rotors, as well as repair hydraulics and ABS (Anti-skid or Anti-lock Braking Systems) fitted to Land Rover vehicles as a one-stop shop for all repairs and maintenance. Never take a Land Rover to a generic suspension shop for suspension repairs. Changing bushes with non-manufacturer recommended components will lead…

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Is Your Car Air Conditioning Ready for the Summer Heat?


We have all had that experience with the first warm days of summer, when we turn the air conditioner on and it either doesn’t work, or is not as cold as it used to be. This is not your imagination. Over time, the refrigerant gas can escape from your air conditioner system naturally. It can also leak out of a hole in…

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