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Land Rover Repair/2004 range rover head gasket replacement


Hi Mr Robinson I'm the guy whit the smoking problem so far I found out after a few work done could be the head gasket or in the worst case is going to be the block. I will appreciate if you keep helping me I will need your wisdom in finding a good service book for specifications and maybe installation and removal on this issue I know as you mentioned before that I have a BMW 740i I tried to find one  so i goggle it but there so many that's why i need your help thanks again and I will keep you inform in the progress.

You need more than a workshop manual to take that motor apart and put it together.  There are special tools to set the cams up and get the heads off and on.  I'm sure a Google search will reveal all that.  

As for the manual - the factory site is here.

You will have to pay for access, but once you do so, you will have all the information a dealer technician would have

Best of luck with this!

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John Elder Robison


I own J E Robison Service in Springfield, MA. We are Bosch Car Service for Land Rover, BMW, Mercedes, and other European lines. I can answer most questions about Land Rover service or repair. I'm known as a car enthusiast, machine aficianado, photographer, writer, and speaker. I've been around Land Rovers and British cars most of my life. Visit me at my car business, or my author website, Check out my autism and writing blog at or my photos on John Elder Robison


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