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Land Rover Discovery: Vehicle Dynamic Suspension Rear Suspension Height Sensor (G1779910) / Removal and Installation

Land Rover Discovery (2009–2016) Service Manual / Chassis / Chassis-Suspension / Vehicle Dynamic Suspension Rear Suspension Height Sensor (G1779910) / Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

NOTES:

  • Some variation in the illustrations may occur, but the essential information is always correct.
  • Some components shown removed for clarity.
  • Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

    Left shown, right similar.

  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.

    Refer to: Specifications (414-01 Battery, Mounting and Cables, Specifications).

WARNING:

Do not work on or under a vehicle supported only by a jack.

Always support the vehicle on safety stands.

Raise and support the vehicle.

Remove the rear wheel and tire.

Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04 Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).

Vehicle dynamic suspension rear suspension height sensor (G1779910) removal and installation

Vehicle dynamic suspension rear suspension height sensor (G1779910) removal and installation

Vehicle dynamic suspension rear suspension height sensor (G1779910) removal and installation

Torque: 6 Nm

INSTALLATION

To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Using the Land Rover approved diagnostic equipment, calibrate the suspension ride height.

Vehicle dynamic suspension ride height adjustments (G1429624) general procedures

SPECIAL TOOL(S)

SPECIAL TOOL(S)

CAUTIONS:

  • Make sure the wheels and tires, tie rod ends, suspension joints and wheel bearings are free from damage, wear and free play.
  • Make sure there are no heavy objects in the vehicle.
  • The ride height must be measured with the vehicle weight supported by the suspension.
  • Drive the vehicle on to a flat, level surface.
  • Make sure the steering wheel is in the straight ahead position.
  • Make sure the vehicles fuel tank is full, if not distribute extra weight evenly over the fuel tank area to represent a full tank of fuel.

NOTE:

This procedure must be carried out after the removal or replacement of the front or rear height sensors, suspension arms, shock absorbers, coil springs and any body panels incorporating suspension fixing points.

CAUTION:

Make sure the vehicle is not moved once it has been positioned to take measurements.

Position the vehicle on a flat level surface.

NOTES:

  • Do not install the special tool over a locking wheel nut.
  • Make sure the special tool is square to the wheel face with the measuring rod in a vertical position.
  • Take the measurement from the top edge of the slider on the special tool.
  • Make sure the fender splash shields are correctly fitted.

Vehicle dynamic suspension ride height adjustments (G1429624) general procedures

Check the ride height dimensions.

For additional information, refer to: Specifications (204-00, Specifications).

  • Using the Land Rover approved diagnostic system, calibrate the suspension ride height.
  • With the diagnostic tool in the suspension height measurement screen, use the special tool to measure and record the height setting from each wheel center to the wheel arch.

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