The curse of Lucas electrics lives
By aatk on
2003 Land Rover Freelander HSE 4dr AWD SUV (2.5L 6cyl 5A)
I'm a Brit. I bought a British car
built by scousers. I should have known
This must have been a Friday vehicle.
So far we're up to a new engine
management computer, a new nav system,
2 heads (for the stereo) and it's back
in the shop for a problem with the
airbags that they can't seem to
diagnose. There have been other minor
problems (faulty power windows etc).
At least it's all under warranty...
If it hadn't lost 1/3 of it's value in
12 months I'd be getting rid of it and
going back to a BMW. As it is I'll
probably amortise the cost over another
Drives like a car.
Vorsprung durch technik as they say.
(or keep away from british electronics)
Reliability is none-existent.