1996 Land Rover Discovery Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Land Rover Discovery

1996 Land Rover Discovery Problems

Door Won't Open Due to Internal Failure of Rear Cargo Door Latch

Internal failure of the rear cargo door latch can cause the door to not open when using the outside door handle.

Leaking Head Gaskets May Cause Low Coolant Levels

Low coolant levels can be caused by leaking head gaskets and/or failed cylinder liners. Misfires or engine performance issues usually accompany these problems.

Coolant May Leak Under Middle Due to Leaking Throttle Body Deicer

A Coolant leak under the middle of the vehicle can be caused by a leaking throttle body deicer. Coolant travels down the engine towards the rear before dripping to the ground.

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1996 Land Rover Discovery Questions

Hello the driver Seat is collapse,I would to repair but Icould not remove it out (1 answer)

What do I do when the ignition won't release the key? (2 answers)

I have this problem periodically; the only resolution so far is time. I really would like an answer, as I sometimes have to leave the keys in the LR overnight, which puts it at risk of being stolen.

Where do I get the code to activate the stereo in my LR? (1 answer)

The word "code" shows on my LR. I bought it about 2 months ago, and would like to listen to the stereo.

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1996 Land Rover Discovery Recalls

Replacement Drive Shaft Couplings Vibrate And Fail

Vehicles that had drive shaft couplers replaced may have had defective parts installed, which can result in drive shaft vibration and separation. Dealers will replace the affected rear drive shaft couplers free of charge to resolve the concern.

Recall 04V203000
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, A STRESS CRACK CAN DEVELOP IN THE PLASTIC FUEL TANKS.
Recall 98V040000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. AS A RESULT OF CHAFFING OF A CRUISE CONTROL WIRE, THE STEERING WHEEL ROTARY COUPLER CAN OVERHEAT AND INADVERTENTLY DEPLOY THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG.

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1996 Land Rover Discovery Reviews

this thing is a piece of JUNK!! i have had nothing but problems with it! the brits cannot build a good car! i dont have time in the day to list everything that is wrong with it! i would be here all day! the list of things that work. we have put more money into the stupid thing then we paid for it. i hate the POS with a passion! i would have done cash for clunker but i didnt feel like hav...

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