Tag Archives: Land Rover Steering Column Tilting Failure. Land Rover Steering Column Repair in Temecula and Murrieta Ca

Life Time Transmission Fluid? Just another play on words by the Dealerships to sell cars...

Life Time Transmission Fluid? Just another play on words by the Dealerships to sell cars...

Perform Transmission Fluid Service By ‘Severe Duty’ Change Intervalby AutoCarePro Team - Nov 18, 2014 Improved lubricants have allowed service intervals to extend for many vehicles with automatic transmissions, utilizing “lifetime fluids.” In the past, service recommendations for automatic transmissions were based on time/mileage tied to requirements of new vehicle warranties (2-3 years or 30,000 miles). Lifetime fluid recommendations are now 5-10 years or the life of the vehicle (100,000 miles) unless the vehicle is subjected to “severe duty.” The question that often comes up next: When is it appropriate to perform a fluid service? Taken directly from OEM owners’ manuals, “severe duty” has historically been defined as: • Operation o ... read more

Land Rover Steering Column Tilting Failure. Land Rover Steering Column Repair in Temecula and Murrieta Ca

Land Rover Steering Column Tilting Failure. Land Rover Steering Column Repair in Temecula and Murrieta Ca

We often have clients bring their Land Rover in becasue the tilt function of their steering column is not longer working. The steering wheel is now in their lap. Below is a series of pictures of what breaks in the Land Rover's steering column. Unfortunately Land Rover only sells the column as a complete unit and it sells for several thousands of dollars. It is also common for the anti-theft module to fail in the column and the key and or steering wheel will lock. The anti-theft module is also an inegral part of the column assembly. So, when ever we have to replace a column for a failing anti-theft module we strip the commonly failing potmetal tilt cams off and use them for repairs on other clients vehicles. The pictures below show us replacng a broken tilt cam salvaged from a column with a failing anit-theft module. If you are experiencing a steering wh ... read more

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