Land Rover Discovery 3

Notes and Videos Showing the Maintenance and Replacement of Various Parts on my Discovery 3


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How to Keep an Old Discovery on the Road

Owning a Land Rover Discovery, especially a “senior” model, can be an expensive business.  However, with a bit of know-how, some tips and tricks and a lot of determination, you can minimise your garage bills substantially.  Follow my problem solving and repair projects on my YouTube channel,  and check out this page if you would like to find out my parts, tools and supplies recommendations.  I hope that I can be of help to you.

My Land Rover Discovery Details

Spec: Land Rover Discovery 3 TDV6 2.7 HSE 7 seats, Left Hand Drive, Automatic Gear Box

Year: 2005

Mileage: 240,000 km (June 2019)

Bought from new.  Serviced by myself every 12 months (less than 25,000km), after initial warranty services by Land Rover.



For a schedule of major work, replacements and fixes that I have carried out, click below…

Videos and Notes

I have managed (so far…!) to keep my vehicle going without the need to use a commercial garage, but also by watching, over the years, various tutorials from other people.  So here’s to paying it back, and I hope that my experiences can be of help to you too.

Land Rover Discovery 3 Turbo Replacement


In this video I show how I changed the turbo on my Land Rover Discovery 3 without the aid of a car ramp, and or needing to remove the body of the car.

For extra notes and explanations and a list of parts with links to where to find them click below. 


Freeing the Turbo Linkage on the Discovery 3

How to get at and free up the turbo actuating mechanism on a Discovery 3, also showing how to access the short hose that connects to the turbo.

Click for more info (coming soon)


Using a Bush Kit to Change the Rear Suspension Bushes


In this video I show some hacks I used for replacing the rear suspension bushes on my Land Rover Discovery 3.

For extra notes and explanations together with a list of parts, with links to where to find them click below.