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land rover range rover 4.2: i have a 2006 ranger roger supercharged

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i have a 2006 ranger roger supercharged
i changed the transmission pan the fluid where so dark , refilled it with new fluid
now when i start the car cold start nad put it in gear its hard shifting in the low gears untill the fluid is hot again then it start shifting fine
i have p0171 code though
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 1 year ago.

tims auto repair :

hi

Customer:

hey

tims auto repair :

did you also replace the filter?

Customer:

the fillter and the pan ias one assemqply

tims auto repair :

Fluid Pan, Gasket and Filter

Service Repair No - 44.24.04

Removal

1. Remove the battery compartment side wall.

2. 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.
3. Remove the exhaust system.
4. Remove the transmission heat shield.
^ Remove the 4 bolts.








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5. Release the selector cable from its abutment bracket.








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6. Remove the transmission heat shield bracket.
^ Release the selector cable from its abutment bracket.
^ Remove the 4 bolts.








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7. Drain the transmission.
8. Raise the RH side of the engine by approximately 40 mm.
^ Remove the 2 bolts.
^ Use a transmission jack.








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9. Remove the fluid pan.
^ Position a container to collect the fluid spillage.
^ Remove the 21 Torx screws.
^ Remove and if necessary, discard the seal.
^ Discard the O-ring seal.








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Installation

1. Install the fluid pan.
^ Clean the components.
^ Install the seal.
^ Install a new O-ring seal.
^ Tighten the Torx screws to 8 Nm (6 lb.ft).

2. Lower the RH side of the engine.
^ Remove the engine support.
^ Tighten the bolts to 45 Nm (33 lb.ft).

3. Install the transmission heat shield bracket.
^ Tighten the 4 bolts to 10 Nm (7 lb.ft).
^ Install the selector cable to its abutment bracket.

4. Install the selector cable to its abutment bracket.
5. Install the transmission heat shield.
^ Tighten the bolts to 10 Nm (7 lb.ft).

6. Install the exhaust system.
7. Install the battery compartment side wall.
8. Connect the battery ground cable.
9. Refill the transmission with fluid.

Customer:

did all that

tims auto repair :

yes...you seem to have a restriction still yet with that new filter

Customer:

what do u mean restriction , u mean its stuck or something inside of it

tims auto repair :

the fluid when cold and thick isnt going though the filter well

Customer:

its a new filter

tims auto repair :

then,,when it warms up....

tims auto repair :

the fluid gets much thinner

tims auto repair :

and will go through the restriction better

tims auto repair :

did it do this before you replaced the filter?

Customer:

no it didnt i had a small leake from the pan and the sleave in top of it

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

how about the 171 code...did you have that before?

Customer:

there is a ck engine light 0171 system too lean , and i change the maf sensor too

Customer:

yes i did

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

but,,the transmission shifted fine?

Customer:

yes no problems no codes for the transmission either

tims auto repair :

so,,you have worked near the air duct and the maf at the same time?

Customer:

yes

Customer:

oil pan , sleeve and the fluid all from landrover dealer

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

did or have you ever got another code other than the 171?

tims auto repair :

are you there?

Customer:

the first code i had was for the thermostate after driving about 900 miles , opend the thermostate found out the seal is bad changed that , drove the car for 60 miles , p0171 p0174 p0308, and p0316

Customer:

yes

Customer:

smoked the car , pcv leaking changed that changed maf sensor , drove the car for 500 miles

Customer:

p0171 came back alone

tims auto repair :

how many miles is on it?

Customer:

last thing i did today is chaneg the pan cause of the leak p0171 is still there

Customer:

65000

tims auto repair :

one moment please

Customer:

k

tims auto repair :

tell me,,does it seem to run ok?

Customer:

it runs fine beside the transmission peoblem now

tims auto repair :

the miss fire codes

tims auto repair :

di you do anything,,,such as tune up?

Customer:

my guess it was cause of the vacuum leake but that is gone

Customer:

no

tims auto repair :

did you fix a vacuum leak?

Customer:

the changing point to the shiffting of the transmission was after i change the pan

tims auto repair :

i understand

Customer:

yes but still waiting for one booster hose the goes to the back of the engine still leaking

tims auto repair :

i see

tims auto repair :

ok..

tims auto repair :

here is what to try here

tims auto repair :

get the vacuum lins fixed

tims auto repair :

i would also like to see you tune it up

tims auto repair :

sense you do get a multi miss fire

tims auto repair :

and a 8 miss fire

tims auto repair :

sense you got the 308

tims auto repair :

i dont think the vacuum leak would cause the8 only code

tims auto repair :

also

tims auto repair :

clean the throttle body with carb cleaner,,,,,

Customer:

ok im going to do that tomorrow , u thing this is going to fix the transmission problem ( is there anything it should be done in tearms of reseting computers or controlers

tims auto repair :

here is what i think may be going on

tims auto repair :

the tps which is part of the tac may be giving the computer a bad reading

tims auto repair :

the tac could cause your shift problem

Customer:

im looking online at few fourms and the are saying that i cant just replace the maf sensor by just tsking it off and put back the new one , says i have to bybass something which im not sure what are they talking about ???

tims auto repair :

and the lean codes

Customer:

:)

Customer:

\

tims auto repair :

not the maf

tims auto repair :

the throttle actuator control[tac]

Customer:

i doidnt touch that

Customer:

lol

tims auto repair :

the throttle body can get dirty with black soot sometimes and cause this problem

tims auto repair :

the transmission uses the throttle position to shift

Customer:

man ive never seen a tb more clean than mine lol it looks brand new

tims auto repair :

also

tims auto repair :

it doesnt take much

tims auto repair :

this is just something you may want to try

Customer:

im on it tomorrow

Customer:

can i ask what next if this didnt solve the problem

tims auto repair :

what im saying is

tims auto repair :

that the tac could cause the transmission problem and give you the codes you are getting

Customer:

u mean the p0171

tims auto repair :

yes and the 174

tims auto repair :

and,,the muli miss fire

Customer:

if i turn the car on and open the oil cap i hear a loud hessing

tims auto repair :

and

tims auto repair :

this is normal to hear noise through the oil cap

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

clean the throttle body.tune it up..plugs+ boots,,

tims auto repair :

fix that vacuum leak

Customer:

ok can i come and tell the results

Customer:

lol sorry come back to u tomorrow

tims auto repair :

if..it still does this...then ,im going to think you have a problem with the new filter..

tims auto repair :

yes,,,just sign in and reply to this question

tims auto repair :

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Customer:

ok im going to do everything you told me and ill let u know about the results tomorrow

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