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Service Interval

Service Interval

Service Interval

P38 Range Rover for 260,000 Km Service Interval

A Major Service Interval is due on my 2001 Range Rover P38. This will be at the 260,000 Km milestone.

I am a firm believer in routine maintenance. It is a preventative measure to ensure everything is running OK, rather than a reactive measure when something is left unattended and decides to break at the most inconvenient time and place.

I have had a slight weep from the front half shafts, the valley seals and the engine to gearbox seal for about 18 months now, and although each service has shown these up, the recommendation from my specialist workshop was to keep checking the fluid levels on a regular basis, to ensure the weeps don’t get worse.

Because the vehicle has a regular service interval schedule, such things as smal...

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Rover P3

Rover P3

Rover P3

Rover P3 – 75

The Rover P3 series in the models Sixty and Seventy-Five were 1.6 and 2.0-litre executive cars announced in the middle of February 1948 and produced by The Rover Company Limited until the summer of 1949. Two months after the announcement of the new cars “a new vehicle for agriculture” was announced, the Land-Rover, with the engine of the new Sixty

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Overview

For the post-war market Rover P3, the car had a new engine that had been in preparation since the late 1930s with overhead inlet and side exhaust valves. It was made in two versions for the car, the Rover 60 had a four-cylinder unit of 1595 cc and the Rover 75 had a six-cylinder version of 2103 cc...

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Rover P4

Rover P4

The Rover P4 series is a group of mid-size luxury saloon cars produced by the Rover Company from 1949 until 1964.   P4 Diecast Model

Their P4 designation is factory terminology for this group of cars and was not in day-to-day use by ordinary owners who would have used the appropriate consumer designations for their models such as Rover 75 or Rover 90.

Rover P4

Rover P4

Production began in 1949 with the 6-cylinder 2.1-litre Rover 75. Four years later a 2-litre 4-cylinder Rover 60 was brought to the market to fit below the 75 and a 2.6-litre 6-cylinder Rover 90 to top the three car range. Several Variations followed.

These cars are very much part of British culture and became known as the “Poor Man’s Rolls-Royce”...

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Rover P6 2000

Rover P6 2000

The Rover P6 2000 series is a saloon car model produced from 1963 to 1977 in Solihull, West Midlands, England. It was voted European Car of the Year in 1964, the very first winner of this title.

Development

Rover P6 2000

Rover P6 2000 – Series 1

The Rover P6 2000 was announced on 9 October 1963, just before the Earls Court Motor Show. The vehicle was marketed as the Rover P6 2000 and was a complete “clean sheet” design intended to appeal to a larger number of buyers than earlier models such as the P4 it replaced. The P5 was sold alongside the P6 until 1973. Emergency Auto Tool kit

The Rover P6 2000 was advanced for the time with a de Dion tube suspension at the rear, four-wheel disc brakes (inboard on the rear), and a fully synchromesh transmission...

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Rover P5

Rover P5

The Rover P5 series, is a group of large saloon and coupé automobiles that were produced by Rover from 1958 until 1973. Emergency vehicle Tool Kit

Models were marketed under the names Rover 3 Litre, Rover 3.5 Litre and Rover 3½ Litre.

The Rover P5 was a much larger car than the Rover P4 which in some respects it replaced. 69,141 units were built.

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Rover P5

P5 Mark I

The Rover P5 appeared in September 1958, badged as the “3-litre”. It was powered by a 2,995 cubic centimeters (182.8 cu in) engine. This straight-6 IOE engine used an overhead intake valve and side exhaust valve, an unusual arrangement inherited from the Rover P4. In this form, output of 115 brake horsepower (86 kW) was claimed...

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Range Rover P38

Range Rover P38

Range Rover P38

Range Rover P38

The Range Rover P38 (LP) is the second-generation Range Rover model from British car maker Land Rover. It was launched on September 28, 1994, 24 years after the introduction of the first-generation Range Rover. It included an updated version of the Rover V8 engine, with the option of a 2.5 litre BMW six-cylinder turbo-diesel. The new model offered more equipment and premium trims, positioning the vehicle above the Land Rover Discovery to face the increased competition in the SUV marketplace.

It is usually known as the Range Rover P38 or P38A outside of Land Rover, after the factory building in which the production line was based...

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