4 Wheel Drive/SUVs/Lr3 Bluetooth

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I drive a Land Rover LR3 2009 model. I have tried using the Bluetooth when connected to my phone but it doesn't work. During a call, I can hear the person on the other end but they can't hear me. I have tried replacing the mic which I believe is on the light switch just above my head but I get the same result, I can hear the person on the other end but they can't hear me. What could possibly be the problem. Thanks

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Colins,

It sounds like a phone problem.  
Remove the bluetooth link from the phone, then take the battery out of the phone for a minute or so to reset the phone.
Replace the battery, and link the blue tooth back up to the phone.
It this doesn't work you may have to look at your manual for the Rover and see if there is a reset procedure for the bluetooth.
If these don't work, then make sure that your phone is compatible with the car's blue tooth.
The next step would be to contact the phone distributor and/or the car dealer.

Carl

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Will discuss suspensions, lifts, lockers along with tire suggestions. Trail ratings and possible requirements needed for specific type of trails. Safety equipment and what you should carry with you. Certified off-road instructor. I am not a mechanic, and 4-Wheeling is a hobby, so if I can't answer a technical question it is due to my mechanical knowledge being related to vehicles that I have owned, or have worked on. I do not have manuals on all vehicles, and I suggest that you obtain a repair manual for mechanical problems and do some research before asking your question. Most mechanical questions can't be answered completely without looking at, or listening to the vehicle in person.

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40 plus years of 4 wheeling in a variety of vehicles. At the present time, my major off-road rig is a 94 Jeep Wrangler with a spring over and a 1 1/2" suspension lift. This gives me a total lift of 7" or so. I have lockers front and rear. I have removed the track bars, and sway bar for maximum articulation. I am running a stock 2.5 ltr 4 cylinder with a Jacobs ignition along with a cold air high flow filter. It has 4.56:1 gears with a Dodge NV4500 transmission along with a 3.8:1 Atlas II transfer case. This gives me a final ratio of 105:1 in low gear/low range. Other vehicles I own, are a 96 Ford F-250 with a 6" lift, posi rear end, 36" Hummer tires, 5 speed with a fuel injected 460 ci engine, an 87 Samurai with an 8" lift, Ford 9" rear end with a spool, Chevy Dana 44 front end with an electric locker, 5.88 gears, 16% reduction in high range and a 6.5:1 low range with 35" Baja Claws, and a stock 2003 Grand Cherokee Overland. Trails I have run are the Rubicon (10 times), Dusey Ershim, Fordyce Creek trail, McGrew trail, several trails in Moab, Utah along with local monthly runs.

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Lost Coast 4x4's Cal 4-Wheel Corva UFWDA Blue Ribbon Coalition

Education/Credentials
Certified off-road instructor - Certificates in engineering/electronics

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