Land Rover Discovery Owners & Service Manuals

Land Rover Discovery: Fuels

Avoid skin contact with fuel where possible. Should contact occur, wash the affected skin with soap and water.



Swallowing gasoline (petrol) can result in mouth and throat irritation and absorption from the stomach can result in drowsiness and unconsciousness.

Small amounts can be fatal to children. Inhalation into the lungs, through vomiting, is a very serious hazard.

Gasoline (petrol) dries the skin and can cause irritation and prolonged or repeated contact may cause dermatitis; if it is allowed to enter the eyes, it will cause severe smarting. Wash affected area with copious amounts of water and SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.

Gasoline (petrol) may contain appreciable quantities of benzene, which is toxic upon inhalation and the concentration of vapors must be kept very low. High concentrations will cause eye, nose and throat irritation, nausea, headache, depression and symptoms of drunkenness. Very high concentrations will result in rapid loss of consciousness.

Make sure there is adequate ventilation when handling and using gasoline (petrol). Great care must be taken to avoid the serious consequences of inhalation in the event of vapour build up arising from spillages in confined spaces.

Special precautions apply to cleaning and maintenance operations on gasoline (petrol) storage tanks.

Gasoline (petrol) should not be used as a cleaning agent. It must not be siphoned by mouth.



Prolonged skin contact with high boiling point gas oils (diesel fuel) may cause serious skin disorders including skin cancer.

Inhalation into the lungs will cause internal bleeding - SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.

If swallowed, DO NOT induce vomiting - SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.


Used also as heating fuel, solvent and cleaning agent.


Irritation of the mouth and throat may result from swallowing. The main hazard from swallowing arises if liquid aspiration into the lungs occurs.

Liquid contact dries the skin and can cause irritation or dermatitis. Splashes in the eye may be slightly irritating.

In normal circumstances the low volatility does not give rise to harmful vapors. Exposure to mists and vapors from kerosene at elevated temperature should be avoided (mists may arise in dewaxing). Avoid skin and eye contact and make sure there is adequate ventilation.

If swallowed, DO NOT induce vomiting - SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.


     Gas Cylinders

    Gases such as oxygen, acetylene, argon and propane are normally stored in cylinders at pressures of up to 138 bar (13800 kPa) (2000 lbf/in²) and great care should be taken in handling these cylinders

     Lubricants and Greases

    Avoid all prolonged and repeated contact with mineral oils. All lubricants and greases may be irritating to the eyes and skin. USED ENGINE OIL Prolonged and repeated contact with engine oil will resul

     Legal Compliance

    Some sites may have a discharge consent for effluent discharge to the foul drain for a car wash etc. It is essential to know the types of effluent which are allowed to be discharged into the drain and


     Uni-body, Subframe and Mounting System Rear Subframe - AWD (G1779461) - Removal

     Removal NOTES: Some variation in the illustrations may occur, but the essential information is always correct. Some components shown removed for clarity. Refer to: Electronic Parking Brake Service Mode Activation and Deactivation (206-05 Parking Brake and Actuation, General Procedures

     Engine - Ingenium i4 2.0l Diesel Flywheel (G1875896) / Removal and Installation

    REMOVAL Disconnect the battery ground cable. Refer to: Specifications (414-01 Battery, Mounting and Cables, Specifications). WARNING: Make sure to support the vehicle with axle stands. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to: Clutch Disc and Pressure Plate - INGENIUM I4 2.0L Diesel, Vehicles With:

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