There is a loud grinding noise coming from the rear of the truck. On teardown inspection of this rear differential, we confirmed that the bearing and race for the pinion gear had failed, and the pinion gear was nearly seized, very tight and difficult to turn by hand. And this just what we did, and we can do the same thing for you, if you have this problem with your Volvo or Land Rover. Differentials play a critical role in the proper function of your vehicle and its ability to handle - and conquer - off-road driving challenges. However land-rover issued a technical service bulletin ltb00342 issue 3 in Aug 2011 about this. They include new gears and seals.
After installing the new Differential, simply reuse our packaging to wrap your core Differential. It is a safety hazard and Land Rover should fix it. Definetly recall worthy as this is not safe and could be a road hazard. Employment Law Protecting those who have been wrongfully discharged is also an important part of the practice. I opted to run the existing tires through the winter and stretch the mileage as much as possible.
And it took how many deaths before a recall was issued?? See your local Land Rover retailer for the correct differential and Haldex coupling fluid. You see, Ford Motor Company owned both Volvo and Land Rover at the time of this design, so Land Rovers and Volvos in this era share this platform among several models, primarily for economic reasons. For Canada and international shipping please send an Email via Ebay Message. I was told by the service tech that this is a very common issue with this car and it was a design flaw. The inside of the differential was a mass of shinny metal flakes from the failed bearing, and the fluid smelled severely burned.
The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. Now the earlier Volvos had their own set of differential or bevel gear problems, which you can read about on our blog at. Aside from the exorbitant compounding costs to rebuild and now replace the unit, this sounds like a potential serious safety issue to me and lr appears to be taking no responsibility. In conclusion the repair for the differential is very expensive. New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. It is the same issue.
Very we say likely yes; however fluid changes are often left out of the service schedule by the manufacturer on the newer cars to save money. Rear differential failing before original tires are wore out! Nhtsa should be listening to the consumers! I began to do some research and found this to be a widespread problem amongst all 2008 Land Rover Lr2s once the Lr2 reaches around 60k to 80k. However land-rover issued a technical service bulletin ltb00342 issue 3 in Aug 2011 about this. Protecting Consumers Lemon Law and Consumer Fraud Mr. We actually employ skilled technicians who are craftsman, they have not only the ability, but are encouraged to repair, rather than just replace.
Vehicle has 38,000 miles and still has the original factory tires. Action: In the event of a customer concern of the above, refer to the Repair Procedure outlined below to replace the rear differential pinion tail bearing. On researching the land-rover forum, I found that my issue was not peculiar to me alone but it was a major issue with other 2008 Lr2 owners and costly to change too. This may be caused by deterioration of the pinion tail bearing. Have a scheduled appointment w him in Tuesday also he told to contac the land.
I took it to the shop and it was diagnosed that the rear differential was the issue. Compatibilities are defined by the seller for vehicles typically fitted for operation within the original listing country. The vehicle was taken to a repair shop where they advised her that the rear differential needed to be replaced. The noise continued to get worse, but again, attributed that to the tire tread. This noise from the rear of the vehicle started around 66,000 miles current mileage 74,600. Well, the transmission can lock up causing an accident. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see our latest Land Rover projects.
Warmly, The Atlantic Motorcar Center Service Team. The humming noise is loudest when accelerating or cruising. The noise has progressively gotten louder. Call or email Roverland Parts when it is ready. Online research indicates this problem is a pattern and a trend and Land Rover should issue an official recall. It is important to use the manufacturers recommended fluid while the vehicle is under the new car warranty. Fortunately Atlantic Motorcar is very well equipped in this regard, and we strongly advise adding a differential fluid service on Volvos and Land Rovers, at the 90,000 mile service interval, if not sooner.
The humming whirly noise comes as you start to run the car and gets dude as you speed up. I opted to attempt a rebuild through them, and they replaced the pinion bearing and serviced other parts and fluids. After searching online I found that this is a common problem with 2008 Lr2, and shoud be on recall!. After putting about a 1000 miles on it in 2 months, a roaring noise started coming from the rear of the car while driving around at various speeds in town. The vehicle was not repaired. I got 130 multi point inspection by the Honda dealer where I bought the car for the humming noise coming from the back.