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General Service Information  


This manual has been written in a format that is designed to meet the needs of Land Rover technicians worldwide and to 
assist them in the efficient repair and maintenance of Land Rover vehicles.  
This manual provides descriptions and methods for accomplishing adjustment, service and repair work using tested and 
effective procedures. Following these procedures will help ensure product reliability.  

Special Tools  

The Special Tool(s) Table provided at the beginning of each procedure lists the special tool(s) required to carry out repair 
operations within that specific procedure. Wherever possible, illustrations are provided which will assist technicians in 
identifying the special tool(s) required and also showing such tool(s) in use.  
Special tools may be obtained from the manufacturer, SPX Tools, the addresses of their branches will be found in the 
Special Tools Glossary contained within this Section.  

Important Safety Instructions  

Appropriate service methods and correct repair procedures are essential for the safe and reliable operation of all motor 
vehicles as well as ensuring the personal safety of the individual carrying out the work.  
This manual cannot possibly anticipate all such variations and provide advice or cautions as to each. Any person who 
departs from the instructions provided in this manual must first establish that they compromise neither their personal 
safety nor the vehicle integrity by their choice of methods, tools or parts.  
Individuals who undertake their own repairs should have some skill or training and limit repairs to components which 
could not affect the safety of the vehicle or its passengers. Any repairs required to safety critical items such as steering, 
brakes, suspension or supplementary restraint system should be carried out by a Land Rover Dealer. Repairs to such 
items should NEVER be attempted by untrained individuals.  

Warnings, Cautions and Notes which appear in this manual  

As you read through this manual, you will come across Warnings, Cautions and Notes. A Warning, Caution or Note is 
placed at the beginning of a series of steps. If the warning, caution or note only applies to one step, it is placed at the 
beginning of the specific step after the step number.  
Warnings, Cautions and Notes have the following meanings:  
Warning: Procedures which must be followed to avoid the possibility of personal injury.  
Caution: Calls attention to procedures which must be followed to avoid damage to components.  
Note: Gives helpful information.  


References to the Left Hand (LH) or Right Hand (RH) side given in this manual are made when viewing the vehicle or unit 
from the rear.  

Fault Diagnostic Equipment  

The vehicle is equipped with a number of electronic control systems to provide optimum performance of the vehicle's 
Diagnostic Equipment (T4) is available and must be used where specified. The use of this equipment will assist with the 
fault diagnostic abilities of the Dealer workshop. In particular, the equipment can be used to interrogate the electronic 
systems for diagnosis of faults which may become evident during the life of the vehicle.  

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