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Have 1995 L rovery discovery runs awesome but has issue where it dying out after 15min driving for no reason I do think it might be Neutral position switch? do you just tighten it or get new switch?

Truck seems to always re-start but the steering wheel must be locked ect. before try to re-start?

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SOURCE: Where is the neutral safety switch in 1999 Discovery II?

Neutral Safety swithch is right under shifter, lift plastic surround (snaps off. round solenoid unit.

Posted on Aug 20, 2009

SOURCE: Steering wheel locked.. can't move key ...

The key should turn if you turn wheel as much as you can while turning key

Posted on Mar 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Series II Discovery oil leak from the front steering union

Unfortunately Discoveries will always eventually leak some fluid, People who say theirs do not leak have just not found the problem yet. I just traded a 2003 for a new vehicle. First the power steering can and does leak but since the fluid capacity is not that much, if you have a continous leak and the power steering still works it is probably not the leak you need to address. also the plastic splash guard makes it difficult to identify leaks easily. My 2003 discovery was leaking for a while the leak was from the auto trans cooler. Check the leak colour, white paper under car, red fluid will be the trans fluid, The power steering fluid in the car is a special fluid (not trans fluid) if the correct fluid would be a greenish colour. Other than this oil leaks can be plentiful.

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position 4h

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SOURCE: my 2001 LR discovery seems to have gone into lock

try locking the doors with the remote and then unlock the driver door with the actual key. Let me know if this helps

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The 2000 Discovery with code p1590 is not neutral safety switch, this code 1590 is for the ABS rough road signal circuit malfunction .this is can be caused by a bad wire or sensor problem. The ABS is the anti lock brake system and will not cause engine to die out.

the problem you list is more of a signal loss for crank sensor or other sensor but most of the time a sensor fault that cut engine should set a code no matter how fast or often, so i would have to say it must be a fuel problem, the fuel pump stops pumping at times causing loss of power and then picks back up.

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I don't know what vehicle you have but I'll take a best guess at this anyway. The P0727 is an Engine Speed Input Circuit No Signal. This is why your engine dies when you stop the vehicle. The reason is because the engine controller has no idea what RPM's the Engine is running so it dies and your lucky because I don't understand why your engine is even running without this signal. The engine controller must see various sensor and signals to calculate what to do next and if even one of these sensors are interrupted it can cause all kinds of issues. This could be the "Engine Speed Sensor" The Wiring, The Connector, The Engine Controller. All these things must be checked individually to know which one is causing the problem. The other code P1780 is a "Park Neutral Switch Malfunction". This can cause the controller to NOT KNOW which position the shifter is in and cause the engine to stall as well and again I have know idea why the starter will even turn the engine over if it doesn't know its in the 'PARK or NEUTRAL" position. Both of these issues must be checked and repaired before your engine will operate normally. Hope this helps and have an awesome day.

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