The light for battery and oil change alert is on and not going off,

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Asked by Oct 18, 2014 at 07:49 PM about the 2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4 Dr STD AWD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The engine would not start, i charged the battery to full and the light is still not going off, i topped the engine oil but i way too far overgauged it, and both lights are still on, will these two prevent it from starting. The engine is not even rolling

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36,015

Perhaps with the oil so low the engine seized. Remove the spark plugs and try to turn the engine by hand. If it turns then pull the alternator and have it tested.

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thank you for the answer. However i must say here that i am not a motor mechanic, but i can still drain the engine oil to the gauge limit. I once had an experience of a low oil alert on my pathfinder and i think the oil switch would not prevent the engine from starting and the moment i gauged the oil it started. The question here is can over-gauged or under gauged prevent the vehicle from starting secondly when the battery light is on and not going off, will the engine roll or start. Here the engine is not rolling. Please come to my aid.

69,605

I can only assume by you charging battery,that it was low,Bmark is correct by checking alternator and your battery,all so,but if battery died,and you try to crank it,with bad battery,you may have cooked the chip in your key,if you have and extra key try it.

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And one more thing,check the main relay,s and and engine and ecm fuse,s and relay,s ,,weak battery will hurt them all so.

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trhank you bst the key i have with my landrover is not a chiped key i have attached the picture here

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69,605

Th engine would roll,even with over full oil,it may not crank,because of what bmark said ,sending unit killing fire,but would not stop it from rolling stater over.

69,605

Good to know that key answer,s the key issue,now the next thing,is to check the fuse,s and relays, as i said above.

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sowh at do yu advice i check first in the mornng

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so if i come accross any blown fuse it should be replaced

69,605

Yes

36,015

Yes.

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69,605

Good evening my buddy bmark.

36,015

Good morning T.S.T. how are things? Is everyone doing well?

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69,605

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69,605

Went to the bahama,s last year stayed a month,my wife had to drag me back on the boat,did not want to leave.

36,015

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