Land Rover Discovery Owners & Service Manuals

Land Rover Discovery: Front end Sheet Metal Repairs Suspension Top Mount  (G1770868) - Removal

Removal

NOTE:

The suspension top mount is installed in conjunction with:

  • Front bumper cover
  • Front bumper
  • Hood
  • Hood latch panel
  • Front fender
  • Front fender splash shield
  • Fender apron panel
  • Fender apron panel reinforcement
  • Instrument panel
  • Cowl side trim panel
  • Front seat
  • Engine
  • Transmission
  • Front shock absorber and spring assembly
  • Front subfame
  • Secondary bulkhead
  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) module
  • Brake booster
  • Brake pedal and bracket

NOTE:

The service panel is serviced not fully spot welded.

Front end sheet metal repairs suspension top mount (G1770868) - Removal

  1. The suspension top mount is serviced as indicated.
  2. Before commencing this procedure make sure that you are aware of all Health and Safety requirements.

    For additional information, refer to: Health and Safety Precautions (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation).

  3. For further information on the methods, tools and fixings used in this procedure refer to the body repairs - general information section.

NOTES:

  • Any joints sealed as part of vehicle manufacture must be sealed as part of the repair.
  • Make sure a zinc rich primer is applied to any bare metal surfaces.
  • To make sure the vehicle is correctly aligned it must be placed a Land Rover approved alignment jig.
  1. For additional information, refer to: Front Bumper Cover (501-19 Bumpers, Removal and Installation).
  2. For additional information, refer to: Front Armature (501-19 Bumpers, Removal and Installation).
  3. For additional information, refer to: Hood (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).
  4. For additional information, refer to: Hood Latch Panel (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).
  5. For additional information, refer to: Fender (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).
  6. For additional information, refer to: Fender Splash Shield (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).
  7. For additional information, refer to: Fender Apron Panel (501-27 Front End Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
  8. For additional information, refer to: Fender Apron Panel Reinforcement (501-27 Front End Sheet Metal Repairs, Removal and Installation).
  9. For additional information, refer to: Instrument Panel - TD4 2.2L Diesel (501-12 Instrument Panel and Console, Removal and Installation) / Instrument Panel - GTDi 2.0L Petrol (501-12 Instrument Panel and Console, Removal and Installation).
  10. For additional information, refer to: Cowl Side Trim Panel (501-05 Interior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).
  11. For additional information, refer to: Front Row Seat - Vehicles With: Power Seats (501-10 Seating, Removal and Installation).
  12. For additional information, refer to: Engine - Vehicles With: M66 6- Speed Manual Transmission AWD/M66 6-Speed Manual Transmission FWD (303-01A Engine - TD4 2.2L Diesel, Removal) / Engine - Vehicles With: 9HP48 9-Speed Automatic Transmission - AWD (303-01A Engine - TD4 2.2L Diesel, Removal) / Engine - Vehicles With: M66 6-Speed Manual Transmission AWD/M66 6- Speed Manual Transmission FWD (303-01A Engine - TD4 2.2L Diesel, Installation) / Engine - Vehicles With: 9HP48 9-Speed Automatic Transmission - AWD (303-01A Engine - TD4 2.2L Diesel, Installation).
  13. For additional information, refer to: Transmission - GTDi 2.0L Petrol/GTDi 2.0L Petrol - SULEV (307-01 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle, Removal) / Transmission - TD4 2.2L Diesel (307-01 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle, Removal) / Transmission - GTDi 2.0L Petrol/GTDi 2.0L Petrol - SULEV (307-01 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle, Installation) / Transmission - TD4 2.2L Diesel (307-01 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle, Installation).
  14. For additional information, refer to: Front Subframe (502-00, Removal and Installation).
  15. For additional information, refer to: Secondary Bulkhead Centre Panel - TD4 2.2L Diesel (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation) / Secondary Bulkhead Centre Panel - GTDi 2.0L Petrol (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).

NOTE:

Right hand only.

  1. For additional information, refer to: Anti-Lock Brake System Module (206-09A Anti-Lock Control, Removal and Installation).
  2. For additional information, refer to: Brake Booster (206-07 Power Brake Actuation, Removal and Installation).
  3. For additional information, refer to: Brake Pedal and Bracket (206- 06, Removal and Installation).

NOTE:

Left hand only.

  1. Release the battery junction box (BJB) and position to one side.
  2. Position the floor carpet to one side.
  3. Position the floor noise, vibration, harshness (NVH) material to one side.
  4. Release and position the brake pipes to one side.
  5. Release and position the wiring harness to one side.

NOTE:

Make sure that the spot welds are drilled from the inside.

Front end sheet metal repairs suspension top mount (G1770868) - Removal

  1. Remove the spot welds as indicated.

Front end sheet metal repairs suspension top mount (G1770868) - Removal

  1. Remove the spot welds as indicated.

Front end sheet metal repairs suspension top mount (G1770868) - Removal

  1. Remove the spot welds as indicated.

CAUTION:

This step requires the aid of another technician as the suspension top mount is heavy.

  1. Separate the joints and remove the suspension top mount.

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