definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
28,945 miles

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problem #1

May 262005

Freelander 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 28,945 miles
May 26, 2005 while driving on a city street in orlando Florida, the steering on my 2002 Freelander S failed. I had the car towed to the dealer in orlando. On May 27, 2005 I was informed by the chief landrover technician that the bolts holding the steering column on the left side had sheered off. In later discussion I was informed that this has happened before. On June 7 I was informed by the senior technician that he could not safely repair the vehicle. On June 9 I was informed by the supervisor at customer service Land Rover America that a regional techinical director would have to determine if it could be repaired. I had no control on the vehicle at the time of the incident. I had been on the Florida turnpike less than three hours prior to that in a rain storm avoiding semi tractor trailers. Had this occured at that time I would not be filing this report.

- Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA