Question about Land Rover Discovery

1 Answer

Landrover discovery cuts out on lpg

When you switch from petrol to lpg the engine cuts out as if no fuel

Posted by on

  • charlee1961
    charlee1961 Feb 07, 2012

    it stops when on idle its worked perfect 1st click everytime until sunday gone
    when the engine died while driveing its starts and runs on petrol no bother still

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 78 Answers

Dear Charlee1961,

Have you had your system completely checked, made sure that all relevant gas pressure is within normal range, and that the engine has correctly been timed and adjusted in order to compensate for the new fuel?

Have all of the plumbing, the guages and the fuel management and delivery system double checked too. I will need to know if the engine is cutting out on idle, or when you are switching the engine over to use LPG. Will also need to know what conventional fuel this vehicle was using.

I hope to hear from you in the near future, but I hope my simple checks do work things out for you.

Yours sincerely

Ouszen

Posted on Feb 07, 2012

2 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

alicantecoli
  • 22156 Answers

SOURCE: started car running on petrol for 5 minutes with

could be number of problems but often this is caused by valve on the inlet manifold which is electricaly operated and then it allows the gas in but it is also vacumn sensitive so a perished rubber pipe could cause it not to sense the vacumn .best advice without seeing it is to visit a mechanic that is conversant with LPG conversion

Posted on Apr 12, 2010

Testimonial: "Have already booked in with an LPG mechanic. Just wanted a bit of heads up so I knew what it might be. Many thanks for prompt response"

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Rpm 30 mph


IF you are on lpg then check that the gas regulator for icing up and stopping the liquid LPG from turning to gas. If it cuts out on petrol check that there is not a problem with the petrol shut off solenoid . Check the LPG cut off solenoid . I suspect a loose connection or wires to either or both or faulty units

Dec 02, 2013 | Land Rover Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Hi i have a 97 landrover discovery i had an after market petrol pump put in it and since then every time i have driven it it dose'nt want to start once it has been warmed up, the only way to start


put a fuel pressure gauge and see what the start up pressure is it should keep pressure over night with only a couple pounds of pressure drop

Aug 20, 2012 | 1997 Land Rover Discovery

2 Answers

Started car running on petrol for 5 minutes with lpg switched on, clicking noise from lpg tank, slight smell of gas, when fuel switched to lpg engine cut out. start again on petrol, switch on lpg again,...


could be number of problems but often this is caused by valve on the inlet manifold which is electricaly operated and then it allows the gas in but it is also vacumn sensitive so a perished rubber pipe could cause it not to sense the vacumn .best advice without seeing it is to visit a mechanic that is conversant with LPG conversion

Apr 12, 2010 | 1997 Ford Explorer AWD

1 Answer

Landrover discovery loses powr on hills,,great on th flat roads


so is this a petrol engine, diesel engine or steam ? you must give proper information if you want any help

Feb 27, 2010 | 1997 Land Rover Discovery

2 Answers

Toyota 3y engine fuel system


LPG 3Y engine toyota crown comfort automatic - fuel consupmtion is 13.30litre per 100km? How can this be reduced?

Jan 08, 2010 | 2002 Toyota Camry

1 Answer

Landrover td5 not starting


You must give more information. Does the engine turn over , do you have enough/or correct fuel (petrol instead of diesel) etc

Oct 21, 2009 | 1996 Land Rover Discovery

1 Answer

Engine gives a little miss while traveling out on the road


had the same bother, it was the lamba probe. hope this helps you

Jun 27, 2009 | 1993 Volkswagen Eurovan

1 Answer

Dual fuel landrover discovery 1997 runs on gas but not fuel


Hi pal, I have been having similar problems with my gas conversion. I have a petrol mercedes sprinter that when it decides to run it runs fantastic, no complaints. However after spending the best part of £800 to solve the problem in several different garages things just seem to be getting worse. Every mechanic that I have spoken to has given me a different cause to the problem and 'fixed it' only for me to find that as soon as I get it home the problem reappears.If I keep it on petrol it runs fine, but if I change over to gas after a warm up period it makes a noise like it is trying to '**** ' the gas through but then the engine starts to sound like (you may remember this sound from childhood!) a lollypop stick clicking against your bike spokes. After a very short period the engine goes in to idle and finally cuts out. I am unable to turn the gas back onto petrol while this is happening.Occasionally if I stop the Sprinter and switch off the engine while on gas when I turn the ignition on again it can , when it feels like it, run absolutely fine again. The lollypop stick noise goes away and its great. Mechanics specialising in Sprinters have so called run diagnostics and have found no problem but they felt the need to change the wiring loom to solve the problem, that didnt work. Auto electricans have looked at it and have said it's possible there could be a dodgy wire somewhere! It has been back to the conversion garage and they say everything is working as it should, it must be a petrol problem. I am tearing my hair out over it. If you have since solved the problem I would be ever so grateful if you could let me know how it was solved. Thanks Helen from St Helens England.

Jun 24, 2009 | 1998 Land Rover Discovery

2 Answers

On lpg vehicle backfires and blows intake pipe to pieces


Hi LPG is very dependent apon plugs and lead quality, the first thing to do is replace them both with new, it may very well cure the fault.

Jan 31, 2009 | 1994 Land Rover Discovery

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

270 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Land Rover Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22133 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75807 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8172 Answers

Are you a Land Rover Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...