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Hi,

I am hoping there is a saviour on here who can help me fall back in love with my car. I have only had it 6 months I have even contemplated getting rid of it because I cant seem to sort out these small issues:

1. I had a service done by kwikfit but they could not reset my service notification on the dashboard. They tried numerous times and even had me take it back when they had an 'expert' in but he still couldn't do it. I have read the post below about how to reset it but I don't get the message on the dash after open bonnet, door and put car on etc. Really don't know what to do?

2. It says the diesel exhaust fluid is low so I have filled it up but I am still getting the message. Do I need to manually reset this or should it go off once filled up enough. This could be I haven't put enough in but I was conscious I didn't want it to overflow.

3. My full beam is so bad. Like it makes no difference to the road infront, it just adds a bit more light upwards. I have changed the angle of beam etc but this still makes no difference. Does anyone else have this issue? Any idea how I can change it?

Sorry if im a novice asking silly questions, im not the most technical with cars.

Thanks in advance!
 

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I believe that in the UK there was a software update that had to do with oil dilution that prevents resetting the service reminder. Land Rover has the equipment to do it and maybe some of their authorized service centers. Phone one of them to find out.

Not sure on the Discovery but some cars need the DEF filled to reset the warning.

What kind of lighting system on your car??
 

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Thank you for your response!

That's a pity about the software in the UK, I wonder what charge land rover will cost me just to do this :(

Ah ok I thought that could be the case, need to get some more then to fill it up.

Now here is my rubbish knowledge on cars... they are just normal, none of these LED etc ones.

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Same issue with service required message in Aus. my independent mechanic can't reset it even though he's a LR specialist. I believe in the US this is illegal but not here.

No idea on fluid warning, might be worth a trip to your dealer to see if they'll advise you free.

Seems odd that high beam is not brighter, my 2015 lights up the road ahead super well. Could it be that one of the high beam bulbs has blown? Or even both? Don't know how the mechanisms work on these. May need to be realigned.
 

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I think the change was made because the Diesel engines need extra service because of oil dilution, because originally owner could reset.
With HID there is only one bulb per side.
 

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Hi,

I am hoping there is a saviour on here who can help me fall back in love with my car. I have only had it 6 months I have even contemplated getting rid of it because I cant seem to sort out these small issues:

1. I had a service done by kwikfit but they could not reset my service notification on the dashboard. They tried numerous times and even had me take it back when they had an 'expert' in but he still couldn't do it. I have read the post below about how to reset it but I don't get the message on the dash after open bonnet, door and put car on etc. Really don't know what to do?

2. It says the diesel exhaust fluid is low so I have filled it up but I am still getting the message. Do I need to manually reset this or should it go off once filled up enough. This could be I haven't put enough in but I was conscious I didn't want it to overflow.

3. My full beam is so bad. Like it makes no difference to the road infront, it just adds a bit more light upwards. I have changed the angle of beam etc but this still makes no difference. Does anyone else have this issue? Any idea how I can change it?

Sorry if im a novice asking silly questions, im not the most technical with cars.

Thanks in advance!
Get an Autel AP200 scanner...you should be able to use it to reset the service interval. It's around £50, but you need a smartphone to link it to. It will save you a lot of money in the long run. I would definitely avoid Kwikfit (unless you want a wrecked car). Try to find a local independent Land Rover repairer if necessary. I took my old Range Rover Sport to Famous 4 in Louth to get the timing belt replaced....this is quite a run from me (Stourbridge), but I didn't trust anyone nearer and it's a job which will probably be done once. The DEF tank holds 13l approx so it is safe to add 10l when it comes up with a warning message at 1500m left.
I haven't had issues with my lights (2017MY)....a good independent garage should be able to diagnose and fix if there is an issue.
 

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There is not a scanner that will crack LandRover new update for Diesel engines.

You can buy almost any scanner to check and reset codes and are not linked to only one car
 

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There is not a scanner that will crack LandRover new update for Diesel engines.

You can buy almost any scanner to check and reset codes and are not linked to only one car
I haven’t tried the AP200 to reset my service interval, (not yet) but it is a much better scanner than the usual bargain basement scanners...it gives full diagnostic codes for one thing including the 2-digit suffix which you don’t normally get (iCarsoft didn’t show them).
I was also able to reset my gateway module faults which the garage where I bought the car from, were unable to do, (iCarsoft scanner also failed to do this, it would clear the codes, but they just came back) so it does work better than even some professional models.
I’ve been really impressed with it, excellent value.
Although it is locked to one vehicle manufacturer (Jaguar /Land Rover) it can be unlocked to other vehicles for about £20 each and can be used on other vehicles in OBD mode.
There is a note on the scanner about resetting the service interval so I would be confident that it should work, but I haven’t used it as I’m not ready to reset mine as yet...certainly worth the cost even without this facility.

Update:
I have recently changed the oil on my 2017MY vehicle and have managed to reset the oil service mileage using the Autel AP200.
You need to have an external power supply connected to the battery otherwise it will just give an error message. I used my battery charger, although it would be better to use a proper dedicated power supply, which some battery chargers do provide. Connect the positive to the battery and the negative to a chassis earth.
For some reason the scanner does not show a Discovery Sport 2017 option on this menu so I just chose a default option.
When resetting the service interval the AP200 gives you 2 options to reset oil only or full service reset.
I just chose the oil reset which has now returned to 15350 miles I think it is showing.
The scanner also showed information about the old oil such as fuel dilution level which mine was showing as 5.6% so there's other useful info.
My car had supposedly only done around 5500 miles since last service, so this figure seems quite high, but fairly common on similar vehicles. As I don't know for sure when the last service was carried out, (as I didn't own the car then), I will be checking it again when I change the oil next time.
*********Note: I'm unsure if my car has had the update mentioned so I cannot guarantee that this scanner will work to reset the car. The scanner is a lot newer than the service bulletin so it may work....it is certainly a very good piece of kit well worth the money. It would be a bit annoying if the full service interval is not resettable.
 
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