Re: Discovery 2a Gearbox - What warranty ??
"Nigel Roberson" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> My 54 plate Discovery 2a TD5 (6500 miles) has a really lousy gearbox.
> 2nd to 3rd is without schyncromesh 50% of the time and the gear is engaged
> with a nasty clunk that allows you to feel the teeth engaging as it kicks
> back through the gear lever.
> 4th to 3rd is sometimes impossible and reverse to 1st is just as bad.
> So far all LR, through the dealer has had to offer is changing the oil,
> which if anything made it worse.
> So, ive asked the Main Dealer what next, as ive had to endure 2k of this,
> only to be told LR will not replace the gearbox, although it is not an
> uncommon problem.
> I am aware of my statutory rights, as ive taken some advice and did notify
> the MD within 3 days etc of my dissatisfaction after I took delivery,
> was 6 weeks ago.
> So, my question is, how widespread is this problem with new R380
> and is there a history of LR replacing them or not ?
Personally, I'd make a lot of noise when they are busy and see if customers
walking out the door wakes them up a bit. Failing that, it'd be a "replace
the box or we go to trading std's and possibly court" situation. I bet you
they'll back down, it's a common enough complaint.