Land Rover Discovery Owners & Service Manuals

Land Rover Discovery: Raising the Rear of the Vehicle

All vehicles

WARNING:

Always chock the front wheels when jacking the rear of the vehicle.

Apply the parking brake.

Select 'P' - Park on automatic transmission selector.

Select 'N' - Neutral on manual transmission.

Raising the rear of the vehicle

Vehicles with four-wheel drive

On vehicles with four-wheel drive, position lifting pad of jack beneath the rear jacking point located on the rear differential support bracket, position 3.

With vehicle at desired height, position axle stand(s) as illustration and carefully lower jack until vehicle rests on axle stand(s), position 1 or 2.

Vehicles with two-wheel drive

CAUTION:

With no central jacking point at the rear it is not possible to raise both sides of the vehicle at once.

On vehicles with two-wheel drive, position lifting pad of jack beneath the rear jacking point located on the body, position 1.

With vehicle at desired height, position axle stand(s) as illustration and carefully lower jack until vehicle rests on axle stand(s), position 2.

All vehicles

WARNING:

Before commencing work on underside of vehicle, ensure that axle stands are correctly positioned and vehicle is securely supported.

CAUTION:

Position suitable material between axle stands and body to prevent damage.

Reverse procedure when removing vehicle from stands.

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