Freelander - Rear Differential Noisy
Bulletin Number - 0009
Issue - 2
Date - 16.01.2002
Model - Freelander
Affected Range - All derivatives up to VIN 1A 576765
Re-Issue Information - Text amended.
NOISE FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE - REAR DIFFERENTIAL
An increase in bearing or gear noise may be experienced from the rear differential.
NOTE: This should not be confused with rear tyre noise that is described in Technical Bulletin 0008.
Left hand differential carrier bearing worn.
Where a complaint of the above is confirmed, replace the rear differential with a new differential now available from Land Rover Parts. The new differential has been designed to incorporate larger differential carrier bearings.
NOTE: The new specification differential is compatible with all Intermediate Reduction Drive (IRD) unit designs and ratios.
Replace the rear differential assembly, refer to Workshop Manual, Rear Axle And Final Drive, Differential Assembly, repair number 51.15.01.
TVK000180 - Differential assembly - rear
Use Complaint Code: 4Q1K
Use S.R.O.: 51.15.01
Time allowance: 0.90 Hrs