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Member Since: 14 May 2015
Location: Dubai
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United Arab Emirates 2008 Discovery 3 4.0 V6 Petrol Base 7 Seat Auto ChablisDiscovery 3
Engine coolant


I am new to the site so apologies if this in posted in the wrong area!

I have a 2008 LR3 in Dubai and struggling to get help on this even from a Land Rover dealer!!

I have had issues with my engine coolant levels. A new radiator was fitted due to apparent leak. I then had what seemed to be decreasing engine coolant levels but with no apparent signes of a head gasket failure.

The issue I now have is that if I drive the car. Stop and then re drive the car the engine coolant warning comes on. Upon inspecting the coolant level in the expansion tank it does indeed show that the coolant level is way down at the bottom of the tank however as soon as I open the filler cap the level rises to above the max fill level. The issues then goes away but this has been happening for the past few days without the apparent need to top it up. Engine temp is in the normal range but it is very frustrating to have to keep opening the filler cap and I at a loss why this is happening!

Any help would be much appreciated as I wanting to sell the car!

Many thanks!!
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Member Since: 29 May 2007
Location: Dundee, Scotland
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Scotland 2005 Discovery 3 TDV6 HSE Auto Cairns BlueDiscovery 3

How much pressure is released when you open the cap?
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Kenya 2005 LR3 TDV6 HSE Auto Unknown ColourLR3

Hi, am new to the forum but I have benefited greatly from these discussions. a problem I have note seen here or in the net is fault P023a-00 "charge air cooler coolant pump control open circuit" disco 3 , 2005. Vin salla.135A30****
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Ireland 2008 Discovery 3 TDV6 Base 7 Seat Manual Siberian SilverDiscovery 3

Martin/ Anyone

I am new to the forum and have used it in the past as a guest and found it very helpful, I have a LR3 2.7TDV6- 2008 model which I have had for nearly two years.

Have you or anyone ever heard of the dash/ cluster going off/ shutting down completely, last time it happened the cluster was off for around 20 seconds? it looks like a loss of power to the cluster, everything else in the vehicle still works and stays on.

Can you help?
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