As everyone who has had to bleed a D2’s cooling system knows, it can be a total nightmare and super stressful. I have found a way to make it easier.
1. Fill the coolant expansion tank all the way with the engine off. When the tank is full, cap off the tank.
2. Take out the bleed screw on the top...
I'm new (literally 3 days) to LRs and have just purchased a 2012 LR4 HSE with 97K miles on the clock.
It's in great shape -- EXCEPT -- that I've been having cooling-related issues.
Prior to purchase the seller had a mechanic replace the water pump. The mechanic was NOT an LR...
Recently purchased used 03 Discovery II mechanic special.
Previous owner stated bad head gasket job, and it would not hold coolant. I had it towed, got it started, small leak at waterpump.
Replaced the waterpump, hoses, and thermostat. Drove fine for 3 weeks.
Then one day it overheated, i...
Drove 300km today and I topped up with coolant before I set off but immediately got a low coolant warning with A check engine light.
pulled over and the engine started to over heat under load. Waited around 15 minutes for it to cool down and checked the coolant and it was bubbling hot.