Land Rover Discovery Owners & Service Manuals

Land Rover Discovery: Recovery method

The method for recovery/transportation of the vehicle is on a transporter or trailer designed for that purpose.

  • Make sure that vehicle recovery/ transportation is carried out by suitably qualified personnel and the vehicle is secured correctly.
  • The recovery agent must activate the Transmission park release before recovery commences. This procedure is covered in a separate publication for service personnel.

    Failure to activate the Transmission park release can result in serious transmission damage.

  • This vehicle should not be towed on all 4 wheels and should not be recovered with the front or rear wheels suspended. Doing so can result in serious transmission damage.

FRONT TOWING EYE

The towing eye at the front of the vehicle is designed for on-road recovery only. If it is used for any other purpose, it may result in vehicle damage and serious injury.

Use extreme caution when moving or towing the vehicle.

Death or serious injury may occur.

FRONT TOWING EYE

The towing eye is located behind a panel in the bumper.

To access the towing eye: Rotate the two fasteners 90 degrees counter-clockwise.

Pull the panel away from the bumper.

Fitment of the panel is a reverse of removal.

Remove the towing eye cover before driving off-road, to prevent damage or loss.

Use extreme caution when detaching towing equipment.

Vehicle movement is possible which can result in serious injury.

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