Maintenance

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Air Suspension Compressor replacement - See Disco_Mikey's instructions in this topic

Compressor Housing Cleaning - Publicised by site member DG & compiled in a Downloadable PDF by site member DiscoDunc .Compressor can become noisy as a result of mud & crud building up around the suspension compressor

Compressor Renewal & Cleaning - Publicized by site member StephanDv On his first post, he knocks it out of the park. Compressor can begin to run more and seem labored. This leads to overheating and eventual failure of the compressor.

Alternator Diode Replacement - See Flack's instructions in PDF

Battery, Quiescent and Parasitic Current Drain Testing - See Robbie's guide on how to conduct electrical testing to diagnose why your battery goes flat when parked in this topic with pictures.

Body Removal - See Disco_Mikey's instructions in this topic How to separate the Body from the Chassis with pictures.

Sunroof Drain Tubes - See Gareth's instructions in this topic. In addition, flexible net curtain wire (coiled steel with plastic coating) has been found to be useful to clear out the drain tubes.

Bodsy's Brake Bible - The complete Brake replacement guide - See Bodsy's topic

Changing Front Brake Pads - Transcribed from Gareth's instructions and lr1's updates in this topic

Changing Rear Brake Discs, Pads and EPB Adjustment - See Disco_Mikey's instructions in this topic

TDV6 Oil Change - Transcribed from d3matt's instructions in this topic

Seized Auto Box Lever Pivot - auto box gear lever stiff, difficult to get into gear or jumping out of Drive? See Disco_Mikey's instructions in this topic

Front Belt Tensioner Bearing Replacement - See ridgeback_moor's instructions in this topic

Fitting Anti Roll Bar Bush Spacers - See Disco_Mikey's instructions in this topic

Fixing Seized Autobox Gear Lever Pivot - See Disco_Mikey's instructions in this topic

Front Lower Ball Joint Replacement - See Disco_Mikey's instructions in this topic

EGR Valve Replacement - See Disco_Mikey's instructions in this topic

Transfer Box Seal Replacement - Guide written by Iain G. See this topic

TDV6 Timing & Drive Belt Replacement - See Disco_Mikey's instructions in this topic

CV Boot Replacement - See disco_steve's instructions in this topic

Ashtray Panel Replacement - See J@mes' instructions here

Airbag Removal - See tanters' instructions (for stereo control button fitting) and wiggs' video for assistance

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MAP (Manifold Absolute Pressure) Sensor Cleaning - reportedly a simple maintenance task to keep your Discovery running smoother - See forum post

Rear ARB (Anti Roll Bar) Bush Replacement - See ridgeback_moor's instructions and photos in this topic

Front ARB (Anti Roll Bar) Bush Replacement - See ridgeback_moor's instructions and photos in this topic

Fuel Filter and Diff Oil Changing - See ridgeback_moor's instructions and photos in this topic

Manual Gearbox Oil Change - See Phil1644's instructions and photos in this topic

Tailgate Actuator Fix DIY - See chocolademan's pictorial instructions in his PDF if the angled end has broken off from your tailgate actuator cable

Clear your sunroof drains -Click Here

Fit a new style AMK compressor - Click Here

How to change your TDV6 timing belts - Click Here

How to change your front upper and lower wishbones - Click Here

How to change your lower front wishbones - Click Here

How to change your front hub/wheel bearing - Click Here

How to change your track rod ends (inner and outer) - Click Here

Change the alternator (TDV6) Click Here

Change the brake switch Click Here for guides and photos

Change a rear door latch Rear Door Latch Replacement

How to Change TDV6 intercooler hoses Click here

How to Fit Fast Road intercooler Click here

How to Fit De-Cat pipe Click here

How to upgrade a D3 wing to D4 Headlight Template Template Click Here

How to do a D3 to 2010-2013 D4 front end facelift Click here

How to Do a D3 to 2014- D4 front end Upgrade Click here

HOW TO RetroFit OEM TV/DVD Screens+wireless Headphones! Click here

How to fit Venture cam system D3 Click here

How to fit wiring for Xenon corner light D4 headlights Click Here

How to Fit a D4 colour coded rear tailgate / Boot lid handle assembly Click here

How to upgrade the rear end of a D3 to D4Click Here

Adjust Headlamps for driving on the Continent Adjust for Continent Click Here

Remove The Hook Type Carpet Mat Clips Click Here

Change auto gearbox fluid DIY Click Here

Remove Rear Quarter Trim / Tow bar storage Click Here

Discovery 3 Detent Circlip replacement guide Click here


Maintenance Checksheets

With thanks to Slimer (D3) and outofyorkshire (D4 10MY) Voug (D4 12MY)