Discovery 4 Repairs

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As well as our extensive knowledge and experience in Discovery 4 repairs we also have the very latest Autologic diagnostic equipment and technical support to aid in any fault finding. Here we have a list of the more common Discovery 4 faults, symptoms and costs* to repair.

Discovery 4 Repairs – Front Suspension Arm
A knocking sound from front suspension Discovery 4, mostly noticable at low speed, drive vehicle forward and in reverse applying foot brake. If you hear a clonk as soon as the brake pedal is depressed then it is likely to be the lower suspension arm bushes. Front suspension arm lower (single OEM) inc 4 wheel alignment £300
Front suspension arms lower (both OEM) inc 4 wheel alignment £595
Discovery 4 Repairs – Front Hub and Bearing
A grinding or rumbling noise that gets worse when turning and louder the faster you travel often indicates a worn wheel bearing. To check, jack up the wheel and feel for play by rocking the wheel from top to bottom.  If this is the case then the complete hub needs to be replaced. Replace complete hub and bearing (Timken) £275
Discovery 4 Repairs – Front Anti Roll Bar Bushes
A clunk when cornering and feeling the vehicle move or jump further over opposite to the direction you are cornering can be a sign that the anti-roll bar bushes are worn and need replacing. Replace both anti roll bar bushes (Genuine LR) £195
Discovery 4 Repairs – Front Suspension Tie Bars
A light rattle when travelling over speed bumps or potholes is generally an indication of worn bushes in the tie bars (also known as drop links). Replace suspension drop link (OEM) price per side £75
Discovery 4 Repairs – Front Suspension Arm Upper
Upper suspension bushes are more difficult to diagnose, you may experience a wandering feeling of the back end of the vehicle when cornering or over potholes. Check properly by jacking the car up and feeling for play. Front suspension arm upper (single OEM) inc 4 wheel alignment £275
Front suspension arms upper (both OEM) inc 4 wheel alignment £495
Discovery 4 Repairs – Front Differential
A heavy clonking (worst case wheels will lock up) or a drone or whine from dry bearings. Drop a small amount of oil from the differential into a clear jug and look for silver filings (looks like glitter) in the oil, if it is present then the gears are wearing and the diff needs replacing. Replace front differential (OEM) £1150
Discovery 4 Repairs – Front Driveshaft
Most common is a knock when turning but also splines can wear meaning limited connection and eventually will no longer turn the wheel. Replace complete front axle shaft (OEM) – LH £300
Replace complete front axle shaft (OEM) – RH £300
Discovery 4 Repairs – Front Suspension Strut and Air Bag
If the vehicle will not raise over one wheel and height sensors or valves have been ruled out then it is likely to be a split or leak in the suspension air bag. Front suspension strut and air bag (each OEM) £320
Discovery 4 Repairs – Rear Wheel Hub and Bearing
A grinding or rumbling noise that gets worse the faster you travel often indicates a worn wheel bearing. To check, jack up the wheel and feel for play by rocking the wheel from top to bottom.  If this is the case then the complete hub needs to be replaced. Replace complete hub and bearing (Timken) £380
Discovery 4 Repairs – Rear Lower Suspension Arm
Signs of uneven tyre wear and the rear of the car will feel insecure is a common sign of the rear suspension bushes failing. There will often be a knock when cornering or driving over bumps. Rear suspension arm lower (single OEM) inc 4 wheel alignment £188
Rear suspension arms lower (both OEM) inc 4 wheel alignment £370
Discovery 4 Repairs – Rear Suspension Tie Bars
A light rattle when travelling over speed bumps or potholes is generally an indication of worn bushes in the tie bars (also known as drop links). Replace suspension drop link (OEM) price per side £75
Discovery 4 Repairs – Rear Anti Roll Bar Bushes
A clunk when cornering and feeling the rear of the vehicle move or jump further over opposite to the direction you are cornering can be a sign that the anti-roll bar bushes are worn and need replacing Replace both anti roll bar bushes (Genuine LR) £240
Discovery 4 Repairs – Rear Upper Suspension Arm
Signs of uneven tyre wear and the rear of the car will feel insecure is a common sign of the rear suspension bushes failing. Check properly by jacking the car up and feeling for play. Rear suspension arm upper (single OEM) inc 4 wheel alignment £295
Rear suspension arms upper (both OEM) inc 4 wheel alignment £575
Discovery 4 Repairs – Rear Differential
A drone or whine from dry bearings. Drop a small amount of oil from the differential into a clear jug and look for silver filings (looks like glitter) in the oil, if it is present then the gears are wearing and the diff needs replacing. Replace complete rear differential (OEM) £875
Discovery 4 Repairs – Rear Suspension Spindle Connecting Rod
A cause of tyres scrubbing on the inside edge, vehicle will feel like it is moving more than it should over potholes or around corners. Replace rear spindle connecting rod (each OEM) £75
Discovery 4 Repairs – Rear Suspension Strut and Air Bag
If the vehicle suspension will not raise over one wheel and height sensors or valves have been ruled out then it is likely to be a split or leak in the suspension air bag. Replace rear suspension strut and air bag (each OEM) £375
Discovery 4 Repairs – Air Suspension Faults
Most air suspension faults have the same symptoms, a yellow light with car and an arrow over the top of it will show on the dash. The vehicle will be slow to raise and only go to standard ride height will not go in off road or access mode. We always advise a diagnostic check before changing any parts.
Replace Air suspension compressor pump (OEM) £550
Replace Air suspension compressor with upgrade kit (Genuine LR) £950
Replace Air suspension height sensor (each OEM) £106
Replace Air suspension valve front (Genuine LR) £162
Replace Air suspension valve rear (Genuine LR) £162
Replace Air suspension reservoir tank (OEM) £160
Discovery 4 Repairs – Front Brake Pad Replacement
If low pads are spotted early before any damage is caused to the disc then just the pads can be changed. Generally once the warning light has come on it is too late and discs will need to be changed also. Front brake pads replacement (both sides OEM) £95
Discovery 4 Repairs – Front Brake Discs and Pads
If brake pads have worn low and scored the discs then it is advisable to change both for optimum performance. The average life of brake discs is around 32,000 miles after this they are considered too thin and will have a lip around the edge where just fitting new pads will take too long to bed in and most likely cause a squealing sound each time you apply the brakes. Front brake discs and pads replacement (Both sides) £205
Discovery 4 Repairs – Rear Brake Pad Replacement
If low pads are spotted early before any damage is caused to the disc then just the pads can be changed. Generally once the warning light has come on it is too late and discs will need to be changed also. Rear brake pads replacement (both sides OEM) £85
Discovery 4 Repairs – Rear Brake Discs and Pads
If brake pads have worn low and scored the discs then it is advisable to change both for optimum performance. The average life of brake discs is around 32,000 miles after this they are considered too thin and will have a lip around the edge where just fitting new pads will take too long to bed in and most likely cause a squealing sound each time you apply the brakes. Rear brake discs and pads replacement (Both sides) £185
Discovery 4 Repairs – Handbrake Shoe Replacement
Screeching or rear wheels locked can be caused by the handbrake shoes collapsing, either the contact material has come away from the metal shoe and jammed or one of the mechanisms has broken causing them to lock up. Sometimes this can cause damage to the discs which means they will also need to be replaced. Handbrake shoe replacement (both sides OEM) £220
Handbrake shoes, discs and pads replacement (both sides OEM) £350
Discovery 4 Repairs – Handbrake Acuator Replacement
If the handbrake has locked the rear wheels and will not release then this can be a sign that the actuator has seized. Most times it can be released using the emergency release cable under the handbrake button. If the actuator does need replacing then the shoes and discs will also have to be replaced for the system to work properly and validate the warranty on the part. Electronic handbrake actuator, shoes, discs and pads replacement £995
Discovery 4 Repairs – Brake Pipe Replacement
A common MOT failure is brake pipe corrosion, where the pipes are attached to the chassis dirt gathers in the clips and sits around the pipe slowly eating away at the metal causing it to swell and worst case burst the pipe. Brake pipe replacement depends on which pipes need replacing prices start from… £50

All prices include parts, fitting and VAT.
*Prices quoted above are average costs, parts prices may vary depending on vehicle specification and availability when sourcing OEM.
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