Range Rover Evoque: Solvents, Sealants and Adhesives


Range Rover Evoque. WARNINGS WARNING: Always handle all solvents, sealers and adhesives with extreme care. Some contain chemicals or give off fumes which can be dangerous to health. Always follow the manufacturers instructions. If in doubt about any substance, particularly a solvent, DO NOT use it.

Range Rover Evoque. CAUTIONS CAUTION: If in doubt about the suitability of any proprietary solvent or sealer for a particular application, contact the manufacturer of the product for information.

The Health and Safety Precautions subsection refers to some commonly used chemicals and materials, hazards associated with their use, and safety measures to be taken. Some of these chemicals may be included as an ingredient in a sealer or adhesive.


Certain procedures in this manual involve the use of sealants during installation of components. Where a sealant is required, the application, together with the Land Rover part number is given in the General Specification at the start of each section and an instruction that a sealant must be used appears in the relevant repair procedure.

It is essential that the sealant(s) specified for a particular procedure are used, DO NOT use any other sealant.

Always remove traces of old sealant using a plastic scraper or suitable solvent, never use emery cloth or metal scrapers.


Whenever a procedure involves the use of an adhesive, the adhesive specified must be used and the manufacturer's instructions regarding application together with any health and safety precautions must be followed.

Important Safety Instructions

Safety Notice

Appropriate service methods and correct repair procedures are essential for the safe, reliable operation of all motor vehicles, as well as the safety of the person doing the work. This manual provides general directions for accomplishing service and repair work with tested effective techniques. Following them will help assure reliability.

There are numerous variations in procedures, techniques, tools, and parts for servicing vehicles, as well as in the skill of the person doing the work. This manual cannot possibly anticipate all such variations and provide advice or cautions as to each. Accordingly, anyone who departs from the instructions provided in the manual must first establish that neither personal safety or vehicle integrity is compromised from choices of methods, tools or parts.

Special Tool Glossary

Service Tools

Special service tools have been developed to facilitate removal, dismantling and assembly of mechanical components in a cost effective and time efficient manner. The use of such special tools also helps prevent the potential for damage to components.

Some operations described in this manual cannot be carried out properly without the aid of the relevant service tools.

All orders and enquiries from the United Kingdom and European countries except Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Spain and countries not in the following list should be sent direct to:

SPX UK Ltd.,

Genoa House,
Everdon Park,
NN11 5YJ
Tel: 0044 (0) 1327 303467/303455
Fax: 0044 (0) 1327 706632
e-mail: spxsalesuk@servicesolutions.spx.com
Overseas orders for the following countries should be placed with the local distributor.
Germany, Austria and Switzerland

SPX Europe GMBH,

Porschestrasse 4,
63512 Hainburg,
Tel: 0049 61829590
Fax: 0049 6182959299

SPX Iberica SA,

C/Francisco Aritio,
158 nave 72 (Nudo Oeste),
19004 Guadalajara,
Tel: 0034 949208381
Fax: 0034 949208327
North America

SPX Corporation

665, Eisenhower Drive,
MN 55060,
Tel: 0018 772979110
Fax: 0018 005787375

SPX Australia,

28, Clayton Road,
Notting Hill,
Victoria 3168,
Tel: 0061 00395446222
Fax: 0061 00395445222
e-mail: sales@spx.com.au
Japan and East Asia

Jatek Ltd.,

5 - 53, Minawacho 2-chome,
Kanagawa 223-0051,
Tel: 0081 455627700
Fax: 0081 455627800


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