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My landrover discovery 1, v8,3.9 sounds like the engine is under too much power and stress after passing 50 km/hr. What is the normal position of the the little 4x4 gear lever? Is it high ,low or neutral for normal driving,cause on neutral position the car does not move,so i keep it on high. is that correct?

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  • malengane ndelana May 29, 2011

    Thank you very much,i will have that looked at and get this Disco box.

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Yes it should be in High, unfortunatly the Land Rover discovery does not have 2 wheel drive capability. Unless one of the shift modulators is stuck then what your seeing is normal. There are kits available to change the gear ratio on the transfer case to get lower revs. I belive they are called a Disco box. This will decrease the torque and increase the power needed for take offs but will reduce the engine revs

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    Dcramer531 May 29, 2011

    If your satisified with the free advice a vote with the thumbs up would be greatly apreciated. You can read more on the Disco Box on the web and decide if this is right for you. Thans for using Fix Ya

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