Unplug door lock actuator connectors, pop off door lever attachment and linkage guide for internal lever. Every vehicle door has its individual Land Rover Discovery Door Lock Actuator which is to be found on the back of the inside door panel. Install is reverse of removal. I did not have to remove the window track. There will still be a few wires and 1 cable attached.
The problem comes where the actuator is actually holding the door shut, so you can't open it to get to those 3 screws, and can't even fully remove the door panel. They don't seem to open by manually operating the lever, you can't quite get the movement you need. You can't open the door once you have shut it. Always support the vehicle on safety stands. I have done the brakes on mine and here is wht the manual said: Brake discs must be renewed in pairs, unless one disc requires changing before 1000 miles 1500 km from new. A Land Rover Discovery is worth the correct parts to take on the world with its best performance. I had the same problem with my 99 and removed several door panels several times.
They are labeled front, back, left, and right for the bracket that is put on them to attach it to the door. Having worked on power locks other brands of vehicles I assumed I would be able to manually lift the lock lever if I had a passenger????. Once the interior panel is removed there is no other metal frame just plastic wrap. Slow to unlock or not unlocking. It requires you to drill directly into the actuator to release some kind of gear or something, I am not sure on this. Then slice though the plastic with a knife to give you access to the inner door and in the top corner under the mirror to reveal a bolt head.
Remove the bolt holding the bottom of the window slide using an 11mm socket. I Want to thank TommyRox in Texas on Ford Truck World and rivguy on automotiveforums. Its pretty self explanatory when you see them. Remove brake disc from drive flange. Less important systems of a car, though not absolutely required for the ongoing operation of your car or truck, are still parts you ought to keep in perfect condition. In the hole left by the reflector, find the 7mm bolt and remove it. At the bottom back of the door there may be two plastic Phillips head screws holding on a piece of trim.
. How on earth you'd manage to do this if the lock broke completely and you couldn't open the door I don't know. That is held by 5 Torx bolts silver on the outer edges and 1 bolt between the quarter window and main window. . Fit road wheel s and tighten nuts to 140 Nm 103 lbf. Locate the reflector at the bottom of the door towards the back.
This tab has to be pushed in to release actuator from latch. There is no way of doing the job without, I tried, and tried, but it wasn't happening. The next part is to remove the outer weather strip, that is held on the inside by 2 spring clips just exposed be removing the interior weather strip. I should have had some to hand this time really. The 2 rear doors are identical, and the front doors are similar, Passenger front door replacement will be added to the site very soon.
Transfer bracket to new actuator. I am not a mechanic. At the bottom of the notch is a very narrow opening, just a slit. We stock these Door Lock Actuator brands for the Land Rover Discovery: Genuine and Standard Motor Products. I presume either the door lock or the central control unit had got its nickers in a twist and this door lock got stuck in deadlock mode. The door locked and unlocked fine after replacement and opened and closed until all of a sudden the door would not open! Move the outside door handle latch rod to new latch.
Find on ouside of door - rear where the latch fingers? I think there is a groove in the plastic to which the screw driver can be inserted. Also you may find that its not your acuator thats the problem. First thing to try is relocating the interior handle cable. Want a good idea of the work involved? It the actuator is worn out the door may lock or unlock slowly or sometimes it may work and not work at other times. At least I know what to expect now when I do the nearside rear lock.
We have a 2002 Protege so I assume it is similar to yours. This slit allows access to the locking tab on the actuator. Tony Hire a professional technician! Using a flat screw driver pop … off trim under inside door handle. If you want to save some cash, you might try to take apart your actuator very easy - just 4 screws and buy just the motor that goes into the actuator - mine was a brushed motor made by Mabuchi, similar to one you find in toys. Hi all, the Disco has developed a new problem considering Disco 1 for reliability! One question - do I have to lift the window frame on the passenger side? Thanks for the feed back and the link.
Foreman demonstrates how to replace the door locking actuator on a Land Rover Discovery 2. You have to remove the door panel by unbolting the handle and then removing the panel which you can pull off if your brave or get a removal tool from an auto store. Use the picture below to see where they are located, Trim plugs are the blue plastic things. Find the slot in the front and use a flat blade screwdriver to pry it out; it should come out easily. In order to line up the hole in the actuator with the tab on the latch, you should remove the plastic cover that sits atop of actuator by removing one screw it is right in the middle of the cover though it might not be visible on some models. Be careful the light bulb is attached to the door panel.