Re: Freelander rear door problem
There's a microswitch inside the lock assy attached to the handle of the
Don't know if it can easily be replaced but it should be possible.Think LR
only wants to replace the complete assy.
"Taz" <me@home> wrote in message news:_KOdnbl8lZVhsKLfRVnyhA@pipex.net...
> Any one heard of this one. My mate's wife has a '99 Freelander diesel.
> recently the central locking has started "chattering" and to her horror,
> rear door lowers its window fully, and the door swings open whilst in
> transit. The rear door should lower its glass by an inch when you are
> stationary and opening the rear door, not fly open while you are moving.
> mate has disconnected the electrics and tied the door shut. He phoned
> Landrover who want a phenomenal amount of money to fix it. He reckons it's
> to do with some microswitch somewhere, the only hint Landrover gave him,
> he can't find it in the rear door. Any one come across this problem
> or know where the microswitch is, or experienced the same thing?
> I reckon this should be up to Landrover to fix as it's a safety issue. You
> don't expect any door to be able to swing open when you are on the move.
> One of these days I'll get round to doing a "sig", once I know how to.
> Taz, aka Stuart Gray.