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2011 LR4 Misfire/rough idle

Discussion in 'LR4' started by TheDave, Oct 19, 2018.

  1. ktm525

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    Wait..$4200 USD to do the plugs, injectors and an oil change?
     
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    So this issue just happened to me yesterday on my 2011. Rough idle, lights, white smoke and fuel smell from the exhaust. Interestingly, I ran Techron Concentrate Plus Fuel System Cleaner through the engine about a month ago. Not looking forward to this journey.

    I'm going to call my indy shop tomorrow and see if they can get me in this week.

    Question: Can I drive the 4 miles to the shop in this condition or should I have it towed?
     
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    fuel pouring into your catalytic converter is no bueno. I’d have it towed.
     
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    So my after-market warranty will cover the 1 stuck injector. Should I do the rest of the bank while they are in there ($200/per injector at my expense)? My shop is saying maybe I just do the one that the warranty covers, and if the problem happens again, then I bring it back in again and have it paid for.

    I have the warranty for another 2.5 years. I'm thinking I just do them to be proactive. Thoughts?
     
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    if it was me, id pay the money to just have it done now. the inconvenience of another failure isnt worth it. it will never happen at a "good" time
     
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    Pay to have it done now.

    I don't know about you, but my LR4 always seems to drive better after I've forgone a vacation or some other luxury in order to keep it happy.
     
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    Thanks guys for reinforcing my gut feeling, I'm going to have them done. You're right, breakdowns never happen at a good time.
     
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    Just to provide some closure, injector #6 was misfiring. My extended warranty paid for that injector and all the labor to replace the whole bank and the plugs while they were in there. (Warranty paid $1000+ for 1 injector and labor). Along with changing air filters and some fluids, it's amazing how much better she runs now - and was fine before. Maybe it will help with the 8 MPG I get in SF!

    At this point I have owned my 2011 with 76k miles for about 21 months. Seems like I'm checking a lot of the boxes, but my Red Shield Premier warranty (cost $4500 for 4 years) is paying off, so I can recommend them. Thought this might be valuable info to someone.

    Rear wiper motor (paid $160 + parts supplied by warranty)
    LCA bushings (paid $340 + parts supplied by warranty)
    Coolant pipes (not paid due to plastic part) (bummer since this was $1300)
    Injector and labor (paid $1000)
     
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    Was this the front and rear crossover pipes?

    I've got a quote from an indy to do it for $460 plus parts that I'm kind of considering as I'm so busy with work right now.
     
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    Yes. This was the crossover pipes.
     

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