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Anyone here recommend an Evoque specific maintenance manual. I see that topix has a workshop manual but I don't know if it let's you keep a copy or if it is a full manual. Anyone try it?
 

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Anyone here recommend an Evoque specific maintenance manual. I see that topix has a workshop manual but I don't know if it let's you keep a copy or if it is a full manual. Anyone try it?
Lubeking,

I have been looking for a shop manual for my MY2013 Evoque Coupe for a year now. I was hoping Bentley Publishers, one of the top folks for shop manuals, would have one, but they stop at
a 2005 model. I have a Bentley manual for my 3 series BMW, and it is excellent. I have not had to use it yet, but have it in reserve.

I think our Evoques are just too new to have anyone spend the time and money to produce an independent manual. It would be nice if Land Rover would offer a shop manual
for sale, but I haven't been able to find any offered by JLR.

If you find any, please update your post with the details, I will do the same.

Thanks!
 

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You can get a downloadable service manual in PDF format, from eBay. They run around $15.00. That's how I got mine.
Just go to eBay, and search for "Range Rover Evoque service manual".
 

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You can get a downloadable service manual in PDF format, from eBay. They run around $15.00. That's how I got mine.
Just go to eBay, and search for "Range Rover Evoque service manual".
I did find a manual on ebay for $14.95 which I downloaded. Unfortunately, it's cumbersome to use w/ over 5K pages and no hot links to facilitate searches. The table of contents does not make for easy searches either. Try scrolling through 5000+ pages to find what you want. And the illustrations are cartoonish.

Rsquared, do you recall the ebay vendor you used? I've seen the illustrations you've posted from your manual and they are superb. (Not wanting to dis my ebay vendor "manualjoy" cause someone else might find the product acceptable.)
 

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I have the same opinion of the manual. I've had many service manuals over the years, and this one is odd. Not much verbiage on how to remove parts, just pictures with bolts, and parts to be removed highlighted in purple. The e-mail I received from eBay says the seller was jame-monz. I expect your manual is the same PDF as what I have. Not the greatest, but better than nothing.
 

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I got one from another place and it was about $15 and was a pdf file and it was exactly as described by others here. I think that is about all you can find. I think the manual is ok, but like oceeng said, it is cumbersome because there are no hot links. The table of contents helps but is still far from perfect. But it is much better than nothing.
 

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I have the same opinion of the manual. I've had many service manuals over the years, and this one is odd. Not much verbiage on how to remove parts, just pictures with bolts, and parts to be removed highlighted in purple. The e-mail I received from eBay says the seller was jame-monz. I expect your manual is the same PDF as what I have. Not the greatest, but better than nothing.

I purchased my from a place called Sellfy.com because it said it was a 2015 manual (and I have a 2015 Evoque). However when I look at the transmission section it says "Automatic Transmission/Transaxle - Vehicles With: AWF21 6-Speed" and there is no mention of the 9 speed ZF transmission. So I assume that means this is a 2012 or 2013 manual. Wasn't the 20014 the first ZF 9 speed?
 

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Yes, MY14 was the first year for the ZF nine speed.
What do you think of the ZF-9? ZF claims 16% increased fuel efficiency. With mixed hwy/city driving and taking it easy I only get about 21.5 (23 reported but that is wrong). So either that is a big overstatement or the 2013 and earlier got terrible mileage. Since there seems to be no 2014-2016 service manuals available for this car and there is almost no information on the ZF website for this transmission (unlike their 8 speed and other transmissions) I can't find any information when it comes to replacing the fluid. The owners manual lists the type of oil that needs to be used but that is it. I expect the price at LR to be at least $800-$1000 since the oil is $50/quart.
 

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ZF and Getrag are arguably two of the best transmission manufacturers out there. The ZF nine speed in the Evoque, has had its fair share of criticism since it debuted. There have been software updates to help cure perceived harsh shifting issues. I think you'll find that most "modern" automatic transmissions are filled with "lifetime" fluid. The Evoque doesn't even have a dipstick to check the fluid level. Have a look at the post below.

http://www.evoqueforums.net/forum/evoque-forum/3706-nice-explanation-zf-9-speed.html
 
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