Ensure that all electrical consumers are
switched off, all windows are closed, and the alarm is disarmed. Remove the
remote control from the vehicle, and wait at least 2 minutes for the electrical
systems to ‘power down’.
Unclip the cover, slacken the clamp nut and
disconnect the clamp from the battery negative (earth) terminal
Release the clips and remove the battery cover
Slacken the nut and disconnect the negative (earth) terminal
Lift the insulation cover (where fitted) and disconnect the
positive terminal lead in the same way
Slacken the positive terminal clamp nut
Disconnect the battery as described previously
in this Section.
Unscrew the bolt and remove the battery
retaining clamp then lift the battery out of the engine compartment
. Disconnect the vent
pipe as the battery is withdrawn.
Battery retaining clamp bolt and vent pipe
Refitting is a reversal of removal, but smear
petroleum jelly on the terminals when reconnecting the leads, and always
reconnect the positive lead first, and the negative lead last.
After reconnection, the electric windows, and
sunroof may need to be reset as follows:
- Close the electric window fully.
- Release the switch, then lift it to the close
position, and hold it there for 2 seconds.
- Release the switch, then push it to the open position, and hold it there for 2 seconds.
- Lift and release the switch to operate the
- Repeat this procedure on each window.
- Switch on the ignition, press the front of the
sunroof switch, and hold it for 20 seconds.
- After 20 seconds the sunroof will begin to move.
Keep the front of the switch pressed until the sunroof has fully opened, then
- Once the open/close cycle has completed, and the
sunroof has stopped moving, release the switch.
with the Stop/Start system are fitted with a Battery Monitoring System (BMS)
module. This module calculates and communicates the battery status to the
vehicle’s ECM. If a new battery is fitted, the BMS module reset procedure must
be carried out, using Land Rover diagnostic equipment (or equivalent). Entrust
this task to a Land Rover dealer or suitably equipped specialist.