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I have a 2017 DS HSE: How often should you have the transfer case fluid changed and it this something you can do on your own? On my LR3 I would do it every 50,000 Miles.
I'm not finding much information on doing it.
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This vehicle does not have transfer case, problem solved. I believe the transmission fluid and filter needs to be replaced at 150,000 miles (please verify). Are you referring to the rear differential?

The Disco sport is equipped with a transverse engine configuration, so it doesn’t need transfer case. The front wheels are powered directly from the transmission. More information about the design can be found on Wikipedia.
 

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The Disco uses a Haldex system to control AWD functions and it's oil can be changed probably/maybe(?) at the same time as the transmission and rear axle.. Land Rover also has an Active drive line AWD on some models.
 

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The Disco uses a Haldex system to control AWD functions and it's oil can be changed probably/maybe(?) at the same time as the transmission and rear axle.. Land Rover also has an Active drive line AWD on some models.
Is the Haldex system incorporated into the transmission or rear differential? I would assume it’s not a separate device with separate fluids etc.
 

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Is the Haldex system incorporated into the transmission or rear differential? I would assume it’s not a separate device with separate fluids etc.
Separate device with separate fluids. Same system used on many AWD cars
 

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I have a 2017 DS HSE: How often should you have the transfer case fluid changed and it this something you can do on your own? On my LR3 I would do it every 50,000 Miles.
I'm not finding much information on doing it.
Thanks!!!!
It depends on who you talk to. Land Rover says since it is all wheel drive it doesn't have a transfer case but I talked to a transmission specialist and they said it does have one. My 2017 Disco was recently leaking. It takes gear oil and it is located right behind the oil pan. The fill hole is facing the passenger side and is up about 8 inches. They had to replace my seals and that set me back $875. It is recommended to change this oil when you have the transmission serviced.
 

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It depends on who you talk to. Land Rover says since it is all wheel drive it doesn't have a transfer case but I talked to a transmission specialist and they said it does have one. My 2017 Disco was recently leaking. It takes gear oil and it is located right behind the oil pan. The fill hole is facing the passenger side and is up about 8 inches. They had to replace my seals and that set me back $875. It is recommended to change this oil when you have the transmission serviced.
How much oil does it take/
 

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I'm not sure how much oil it takes. My mechanic did it for me when they changed the seals. But I will add that if it starts leaking go ahead and look for a transfer case replacement. They changed the seals out twice and it did not fix it. They went ahead and ordered the last 3 seals available in the US and they failed also. The mechanic called Land Rover and asked what they needed to do to stop the leak Land Rover's response was that they don't fix those leaks they just make the customer buy a new transfer case. Land Rover wouldn't even consider replacing the seals. A new one is $2400 before labor. A remanufactured one starts at $1500 with only a 1 year limited warranty. I found a used one for $900 with only 38k miles on it locally.
 

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I'm not sure how much oil it takes. My mechanic did it for me when they changed the seals. But I will add that if it starts leaking go ahead and look for a transfer case replacement. They changed the seals out twice and it did not fix it. They went ahead and ordered the last 3 seals available in the US and they failed also. The mechanic called Land Rover and asked what they needed to do to stop the leak Land Rover's response was that they don't fix those leaks they just make the customer buy a new transfer case. Land Rover wouldn't even consider replacing the seals. A new one is $2400 before labor. A remanufactured one starts at $1500 with only a 1 year limited warranty. I found a used one for $900 with only 38k miles on it locally.
Thanks how much is the labor / how many hours I see a few options on ebay and then will need to pay labor - my local mechanic I will take it too is $100 and hour but I am curious how many hours to remove and replace. Thanks
 

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To change the seals and oil it cost me $875 with labor. To change out the transfer case it's going cost $600 in labor. A bit pricey but I trust this mechanic and it was going to be quite a bit more at Land Rover. I have been disappointed with Land Rover techs. It seems like their answer to everything is to just replace everything and they charge more to do it. When asked how to fix the leak they said they did not know how they just make the customer replace it. For me to have my mechanic try and actually fix it by replacing the seals first and now replacing the whole transfer case cost the same price as if I were to have Land Rover replace it with a used case. Both Land Rover and my mechanic say they charge around 5 hours for the labor but it doesn't take near that long.
 

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Thanks mine is a 2018 discovery sport hse - 60000 miles , I have owned several mercedes, cadillacs, volvo and many gm and chrysler vehicles never have I had an issue with a transmission at 60k miles or the amount of times this has been to the dealer in 3 years (purchased November 2018) so 3 years and 60k miles - great maintenance we will not buy another Land Rover / Jaguar product. Sure landrover says they will potentially help out - but I will address with a local mechanic and trade in on a new SUV.
 

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Thanks mine is a 2018 discovery sport hse - 60000 miles , I have owned several mercedes, cadillacs, volvo and many gm and chrysler vehicles never have I had an issue with a transmission at 60k miles or the amount of times this has been to the dealer in 3 years (purchased November 2018) so 3 years and 60k miles - great maintenance we will not buy another Land Rover / Jaguar product. Sure landrover says they will potentially help out - but I will address with a local mechanic and trade in on a new SUV.
I know the feeling. We have owned 25 vehicles in 23 years and our Land Rover just hit 60,000 and already needs a transfer case. This vehicle has been serviced at Land Rover since day 1. I have had an Escalade we used for traveling that had 220k miles and ran perfect.
 
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