Unbolt battery lead from fuse box. Random Cranking Simon Goode reports on some other symptoms that could mean possible fuse box failure. Close examination of the pin showed that the gap arrowed in the pin for the blade of the relay it was slightly wider so it hadn't been making good contact and had overheated. Later ones changed but Ron is unsure of the changes made to the fuse box. Note broken side of fuse box casing - this is the side closest to the coolant header tank.
It seemed as if the circuitry was not up to the task. Contact Us Please feel free to message. Also check the pump fuse, located in the same relay box and if needed check your inertia cutoff switch located in the passenger footewell. Fuses and relays seem to be fine. Like people putting a penny in the old screw in fuses and burning down their house. Rr 1996 dse ecu dissection range rover 1996 dse nonfunctional glowplug relay.
After putting in a new battery when I got the car, I parked it at home and then the next morning I awoke to hear the starter motor cranking over! Ron used a small nail with the point filed off as punch then gently tapped the nail with a tack hammer. You have to depress the locking tab then pull them out. After cleaning the boards of what appeared to be some brown muck water-based flux perhaps? However, in Ron's case, he did the repair before he thought of the method above. Upon reassembly, he replaced all the links with heavy gauge copper wire. Epoxy or superglue the new piece of material in place on the top side of the board.
The main points are ; Open drivers window , take key out of ignition disconnect battery , negative terminal first , 13mm spanner Swap out relays - take a picture if liable to get distracted. When Ron pulled the yellow cover off the relay, he found that the plastic base had melted sufficiently for the internal relay contact to move so that even though the relay still operated, it no longer completed the circuit. If possible, take a photo for reference. But then the next morning at about the same time, it did it again. The third time the engine did not stall but the fault message appeared.
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He advises changing the pollen filters much more frequently than the recommended 30,000 miles to prevent this. Well to determine the fuse blew, the alternator is new and connected correctly, the battery cables are where they're supposed to go. An electric fan running with a blocked intake filter draws less current, not more. For example, Walter Gates reports experiencing sudden, temporary complete power failure three times over approximately five months. When these get clogged, the fans work too hard, and eventually burn out the relay as well as the board mobo in the fuse box. Now my question is, if a very new looking fusebox is already smelling hot, what can i do to prevent the fuse contract burning problem before it occurs? Happy to provide further suggestions if you wish to repost more info.
The Positive power connection post was completely burned off where it meets the fuse box board! Ron soldered them all up and reassembled the fuse box. The slot was positioned under the row of pins to give the pins somewhere to go when they were punched down. Range rover p38 maintenance repair improvements and tips learned by faultmate msv2 software modules for range rover p38. Also found out the fuses under the steering wheel were in the wrong spot e. The tow truck driver was clever enough to crawl under and disconnected the shifter so he could manually shift the transmission into neutral. Used landrover range rover sport ls 30 s tdv6 glow plug relay glow plug relay from a landrange rover range rover sport ls 30.
The yellow relay will plug into a green socket but not vice versa. The pictures below show a heat-affected relay. I as a rule, carry duplicate green and yellow relays in my glove box. The connections from fuse box to battery are okay, the cable to starter also feeds current. In low range, when the selector spool has moved the selector sleeve, the sun gear transmits drive through the planet carrier. He is hoping this will cure some odd electrical problems!! However I check the fuse box right above the battery and the fuse 100A blue for the alternator looks black, kinda like burned.