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On this weekend’s trip to the Lost Coast 3 lights turned on and have stayed on:
Downhill control
ABS
Traction Control

Does all 3 of these mean something? Truck ran and handled fine, didn’t notice any issues. Was able to go into 4L or 4H with no issues also.

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3 amigos? Reset by turning ignition on and off 3 consecutive times?
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Yep, that is the "Three Amigos". A little googling of "Land Rover Discovery Three Amigos" should get you all the info you could ever imagine. 

The simple solution is a wheel speed sensor. From there, the possibilities get more difficult and expensive. You'll want to find someone in the forum with a D2 scanner to see exactly what part is causing the fault.


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Every day is like a kinder egg surprise with a D2 i'm quickly learning.


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My guess is its your module needing to be rebuilt



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And a soldering iron for the circuit board.

Graeme Ware -- San Carlos, CA

1990 Range Rover Classic - LT230 Transfer box, Warn winch, 2" lift, 235/85-16 Dunlop MUD Rovers, "Blue Submarine"
1996 Discovery 1 (R380 Manual Transmission, Ashcroft under-drive, RoverWare rear bumper, 33x12.5-15 BFG ATs) -- we call her "Katrina" -- Fordyce 7.5 mile survivor
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1993 Jaguar XJS convertible; 1971 Triumph GT6; 1959 Morris Minor convertible
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Every day is like a kinder egg surprise with a D2 i'm quickly learning.

:lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

 

It's true. Drive the Disco exclusively for a year or two, then start driving a Toyota and you'll understand why we say that Toyotas are boring. There's no sense of adventure. You don't have the thrill of wondering if anything will happen when you turn the key! You don't get the random gifts of warning lights! You aren't serenaded by new and unknown noises! How dull.

 

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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

It's true. Drive the Disco exclusively for a year or two, then start driving a Toyota and you'll understand why we say that Toyotas are boring. There's no sense of adventure. You don't have the thrill of wondering if anything will happen when you turn the key! You don't get the random gifts of warning lights! You aren't serenaded by new and unknown noises! How dull.

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I think all my warning lights look festive around the holidays. I put it in "sport" mode just to add a little green to the orange and red.


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Not sure where you're located but I have a code clearer.  I've only had to replace one ABS sensor that was causing issues.  All the other times I've had 3 amigos I just clear the codes and hose off the tires and sensors and they don't come back.

 

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and it worked!!



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I have this for my DII, it reads the specific code(s), and clears the 3 Amigo lights on the dash after.

 

Mine turned about to be the ABS Valve Switch Module Graeme pointed out, or could be an ABS  sensor(s) that Alyson mentioned.  Also check the ABS sensor connection(s): .http://www.roverpart...nt-discovery-2/

 

Have the code read first before you buy any new or replacement parts!


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It looks like your in San Francisco and Brenton lives there and had a D2 and I would highly wager a code reader.

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Mine turned about to be the ABS Valve Switch Module Graeme pointed out, or could be an ABS  sensor(s) that Alyson mentioned.  Also check the ABS sensor connection(s): .http://www.roverpart...nt-discovery-2/

 

Have the code read first before you buy any new or replacement parts!

 

Agree.

 

Can also be a wheel bearing with too much play, or a weak battery (voltage drops during cranking, triggering the fault).  Clearing the fault often gives you a few thousand miles before it returns.

 

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Thanks guys I just picked up a reader - now to get a Android device to use it with. They don’t work on iOS at all.


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Thanks guys I just picked up a reader - now to get a Android device to use it with. They don’t work on iOS at all.
 

 

I hope you got a D2 specific ABS reader, as most generic OBD2 readers won't help you see D2 ABS codes.

 

ABS Amigo, or a Hawkeye, are the cheapest options I know of.

 

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Edited by GraemeWare, 11 November 2017 - 09:21 PM.

Graeme Ware -- San Carlos, CA

1990 Range Rover Classic - LT230 Transfer box, Warn winch, 2" lift, 235/85-16 Dunlop MUD Rovers, "Blue Submarine"
1996 Discovery 1 (R380 Manual Transmission, Ashcroft under-drive, RoverWare rear bumper, 33x12.5-15 BFG ATs) -- we call her "Katrina" -- Fordyce 7.5 mile survivor
1999 Discovery 2 (D1 CDL Linkage, 265/75-16 BFG A/T KO, RoverWare front and rear bumper)
1993 Jaguar XJS convertible; 1971 Triumph GT6; 1959 Morris Minor convertible
other assorted British pot metal ...


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Oh I got one recommended here on another thread a while back. Soon as I’m back in Cali I’ll give it a try or I can drop by San Carlos and use yours :)


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