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Old January 15th, 2018, 06:32 PM
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LR4 2010-2012 Feedback?

Anybody have one? Looking at these as an option. Thanks.
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Old January 15th, 2018, 08:12 PM
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I have a 2010. I have 80,000 miles on it now but I got it with 40,000 about 4 years ago.

Issues:

Eats brakes - every 12000 miles
Control arm bushing at 50000 miles
Starter went at 75,000 miles.
Alarm kept going off. Replaced a good switch and now it's good.

Otherwise it's all good.
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Old January 15th, 2018, 08:51 PM
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Do these have the 5.0 without the dipstick?
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Old January 15th, 2018, 08:54 PM
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Mine is 2012. 38K on it. Getting ready to trade by Aug, as that is when warranty expires. Love it. HSE LUX.

No dipstick, nav seems like something from the 90’s, but not as bad as GM from that year!
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Old January 15th, 2018, 10:07 PM
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I have a 2011 with 70K and love it. I agree with Barry on the brakes.
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Old January 15th, 2018, 10:17 PM
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appreciate the feedback. thanks.
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Old January 16th, 2018, 11:03 AM
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2012 HSE V8. Bought it CPO. Love it. 75k miles. It is the modern day defender. Agree with the above issues.
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Old January 16th, 2018, 11:23 AM
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The LR4 is by far the best Land Rover in the post round headlight era. It might be the last one to, but that's for another discussion.

Mine is a 2011 bought new and currently has 140,000 miles. Have replaced brakes 3-4 times, controls arms twice. have had zero issues, knock wood, save for a climate control fan.
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Old January 16th, 2018, 11:39 AM
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Thanks, guys, thinking about picking up one of these, as well. Do you just get brakes done at any old shop? There's a super owned family garage within walking distance of my house and they do my 2014 Audi brakes for 1k (rotors/pads). Wondering if I could do the same with an LR4.
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Old January 16th, 2018, 11:42 AM
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The dealer will charge double that for LR4 brakes. Definitely go with an indy. I do.
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I have a ‘12 HSE LUX. We bought it with 74k miles on it a year ago and we now have about 93k on it. Its our daily driver and has been driven from New England to Florida and back and it’s towed my D90 on a car trailer. Zero issues except an intermittent heated steering wheel and one bad brake pad sensor wire. Other than these very minor issues it has been terrific and very reliable.


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Old January 16th, 2018, 12:03 PM
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When you do brakes go genuine. I once did non genuine and they made noise the entire time.
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Old January 16th, 2018, 12:11 PM
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Anyone have the timing chain issues?
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Old January 16th, 2018, 12:25 PM
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Sold my 2015 and it had brake issues from new so no changes for newer models as far as brakes go.
Dealer tried to stick it to us when it had less than 12K miles for brake vibration in fronts. They turned the rotors but never replaced the pads under warranty. That and tire wear was the reason my wife wanted to sell the truck so quickly. Otherwise one of the best Rovers I've ever owned.
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I've got a 2012 with 125k miles that I bought in 2012 with 13k miles. Bought the 100,000 mile extended warranty and work done under that:

- Rear hatch solenoid
- Control arm bushings
- Water pump (was leaking)
- One of two high pressure fuel pumps failed
- Window control auto-up needed to be reset several times

Post warranty:

- Air compressor failed while in Ohio, drove back low-rider style
- Parking sensors falsing
- Parking brake won't release once set
- Rear hatch solenoid acting up again but still opens after a few presses

Tire wear is not bad given truck weight if you buy good tires. Brake wear isn't bad - I've replaced the front pads twice and the front rotors once. I replaced the rear rotors & pads once as one pad wore prematurely and ate the rotor (LR couldn't find a reason).
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Old January 16th, 2018, 02:56 PM
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I do feel the motor is loud. Was worried it was the timing chain but my shop said the 5.0s have loud injectors.
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Old January 17th, 2018, 08:23 PM
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We’ve done a few of the timing chain guides on these. I think it’s ‘10 and ‘11 and some ‘12 that have the older style guides that wear out prematurely. Make sure that’s been done if you are buying one used.
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Old January 17th, 2018, 08:39 PM
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We’ve done a few of the timing chain guides on these. I think it’s ‘10 and ‘11 and some ‘12 that have the older style guides that wear out prematurely. Make sure that’s been done if you are buying one used.
How can you tell if they are wearing? My shop said if you have issues they throw codes.
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Old January 17th, 2018, 08:44 PM
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I think you can see one of the chains through the oil fill cap and you should be able to see if there is a lot of slack in the chain from there. I don’t think the ones we saw had any codes.
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Old January 17th, 2018, 10:26 PM
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Great one more thing to worry about
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