Struggling to solve a recurring or particularly puzzling gearbox fault Range Rover issue? Luckily, the expert mechanics here at ART Garage Crewe have years of experience rectifying a huge variety of Land Rover faults. Contact us today on 0127 021 4445 or simply carry on reading to discover the common causes, symptoms, and solutions to gearbox fault Range Rover help.
What does ‘gearbox fault’ mean?
A ‘gearbox fault’ simply refers to an issue with the transmission of your vehicle. Within the transmission, there exists several shift solenoids that control the flow of the transmission fluid. Unfortunately, any one of these shift solenoids can malfunction leading to a gearbox fault.
Common causes of a gearbox fault in Range Rovers
Typically, the most common cause of a Range Rover gearbox fault is failure of the transmission control module. Also referred to as a transmission control unit or a gearbox control unit, this component is an essential part in a Range Rover used to control electronic automatic transmissions.
However, any issues with the transmission fluid, gearbox sensor, or shift solenoids can also lead to gearbox malfunction, Worn-out parts, low fluid levels, and electrical problems are all common causes of faulty gearboxes in Range Rover vehicles.
Symptoms of a faulty gearbox
Due to the wide range of gearbox fault causes, the symptoms also vary greatly. Some of the most common symptoms of a faulty gearbox, however, include issues shifting gear, fluid leakage, a blinking check engine light on your dashboard, and even loss of power.
Additional symptoms of a faulty gearbox can also include difficulty accelerating, an unpleasant burning smell, a shaking/jerking/quaking motion, and excessive noise in the form of rumbling, banging, or howling.
How do you reset the gearbox on a Range Rover?
The right way to reset the gearbox on a Range Rover will vary depending on when the vehicle was built and the exact model. As a result, you should always check your owner’s manual or seek expert guidance from a professional. However, the basic process of resetting the gearbox on a Range Rover is as follows:
1) Press Start button, without turning on the engine
2) Press the Accelerator to the floor for 15 seconds
3) Hit the Start button again, turn off the power
4) Stop holding Accelerator
5) Wait for two minutes
6) Start the engine
Contact ART Garage Crewe for gearbox fault Range Rover help
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No matter whether your Range Rover requires an annual service or you have a specific gearbox fault that you need fixing, our team can help. To find out more about our prices, specialist Land Rover diagnostic equipment, and services, please feel free to give us a call on 0127 021 4445.
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