Freelander 1 Bonnet release cable failure by Richard Steadman
Here’s an idea of what’s going on. The normal cable pulls in one direction (the indicated arrow) which rotates the latch. You need to pull in the direction of the red arrow but applying more force than the cable can.
If that doesn’t work you can tape something sturdier to the l…[Read more]
How to Check Engine Oil level by Zoe Holmes
Well what can I say!! Yes I am woman, yes I love to be girly but I also have a love of cars and fixing them. Over the years I have done loads, from the simple service to the big major things like gearbox changes and turbos and even the head gasket. And while a few ladies are probably thinking no way am…[Read more]
How to Coolant level check by Zoe Holmes.
The antifreeze coolant level is very easy to check (See picture A) as you can see the level through the tank itself. Mine as you can see looks low but I’m on a hill and mine is the orange/red colour this antifreeze coolant is organic acid technology (OAT). I believe the green/blue is in-organic acid t…[Read more]
Originally submitted by Mike Pitt
It is easier to do with the fob separate from your keyring. You will need a small flatblade screwdriver to prise the case apart.
Gently prise the top of the case from the base.
Prepare your replacement battery (In this case a Duracell CR2032)
Gently ease out the old battery (In this case a Panasonic…[Read more]
Alexander Holmes started the topic Zoe says, How to … Change your Rear number plate light to an LED unit. in the forum How To… 12 months ago
The light on the back number plate is another fairly easy how to. I’m changing mine from the normal bulb light to a new LED one.
So step one, unscrew the 2 screws.
Step Two, Bring the light down carefully and unclip the wires. They just pull off and take note as to which side is black and which is red. Also just inside there make sure the U N…[Read more]
Alexander Holmes started the topic Zoe says, How to … Check, and refill your screen wash in the forum How To… 12 months ago
Well the screen wash level is located here (See picture A) and is easy enough to fill. You canbuy the premixed or the concentrated. If let’s says you have run out you can fill a old large pop bottle up with water and a few drops of washing up liquid. Just make sure you wash the bottle out first. Now once you pop the cap on the filling tank have a…[Read more]
How to wire up your Welcome (Puddle) lights, by Mark Bennett
Freelander 1 Pre & Facelift Models
Puddle Light Fitting Instructions.
These instructions hopefully will help guide you through fitting and wiring up puddle light to you Freelander 1.
1. Start by removing the door card from and placing carefully to one side.
2. Next remove fuse…[Read more]
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