Land Rover Freelander Petrol & Diesel 1997 – 2006 (Mol5571)


Land Rover Freelander Petrol & Diesel Repair Manual 1997 – 2006

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Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Land Rover Freelander, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Land Rover Freelander. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Land Rover Freelander can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

What’s covered

What’s covered:


Hardback 1.8L 4-cylinder (1796cc) (1997 – 2006)
Softback 1.8L 4-cylinder (1796cc) (1997 – 2006)
Station Wagon 1.8L 4-cylinder (1796cc) (1997 – 2006)


Hardback 2.0L L-Series (1994cc) (1997 – 2006)
Softback 2.0L L-Series (1994cc) (1997 – 2006)
Station Wagon 2.0L L-Series (1994cc) (1997 – 2006)
Hardback 2.0L TD4 (1951cc) (1997 – 2006)
Softback 2.0L TD4 (1951cc) (1997 – 2006)
Station Wagon 2.0L TD4 (1951cc) (1997 – 2006)

Supersedes 3929


Does NOT cover models with 2.5 litre V6 petrol engine. Does NOT cover new ‘Freelander 2’ range introduced November 2006.

Table of contents

General Information
Chapter 1: Part A: Routine maintenance and servicing – petrol models
Chapter 1: Part B: Routine maintenance and servicing – diesel models
Chapter 2: Part A: 1.8 litre petrol engine in-car repair procedures
Chapter 2: Part B: L series diesel engine in-car repair procedures
Chapter 2: Part C: TD4 diesel engine in-car repair procedures
Chapter 2: Part D: Engine removal and overhaul procedures
Chapter 3: Cooling, heating and air conditioning systems
Chapter 4: Part A: Fuel and exhaust systems – petrol engines
Chapter 4: Part B: Fuel and exhaust systems – diesel engines
Chapter 4: Part C: Emission control systems
Chapter 5: Part A: Starting and charging systems
Chapter 5: Part B: Ignition system – petrol engines
Chapter 5: Part C: Preheating system – diesel engines
Chapter 6: Clutch
Chapter 7: Part A: Manual transmission
Chapter 7: Part B: Automatic transmission
Chapter 7: Part C: Intermediate reduction drive unit
Chapter 8: Driveshafts
Chapter 9: Braking system
Chapter 10: Suspension and steering systems
Chapter 11: Bodywork and fittings
Chapter 12: Body electrical systems, Wiring diagrams, Reference

Online manual

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Part number: MOL5571
Language: English
UPC: 699414011575

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  • Dictionary of automotive terms
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  • Conversion calculator – imperial and metric units


The Land Rover Freelander was launched in the UK in October 1997. It was available as a 3-door softback or hardback, as well as a 5-door hatchback, with a choice of 1.8-litre petrol or 2.0-litre diesel engines. The fashionably styled Freelander had high ground clearance, permanent four-wheel drive, power-assisted steering, and fully independent suspension, making it a capable off-road performer. In June 2000 and July 2003, the Freelander underwent ‘facelifts’ , and in 2001 the existing L-Series diesel engine was replaced by the TD4 2.0 litre diesel engine of BMW origin. An automatic transmission was also available for the first time.


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