1997 Land Rover Discovery Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Land Rover Discovery

1997 Land Rover Discovery Problems

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

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.

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

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1997 Land Rover Discovery Questions

I think this is a cam sensor. My heads are leaking and then this guy. The leaks aren't too bad, but they are slowly leaking more. I also have a leak from the AC compressor.

the idling has been higher. Two days ago the engine stalled and there is know spark going to the plugs when you turn it over it has an empty sound I think it may be the ignition coil and if so how hard are they to change.

Can Idol or putt around town all day without overheating.
Runs great until your on the highway for about 25 min. Then it overheats. Block test negative, new clutch fan, water pump, electrical fans, radiator flush and hoses.
No smoke, runs great!! For awhile lol.
After it overheats you can turn...

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1997 Land Rover Discovery Recalls

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, A STRESS CRACK CAN DEVELOP IN THE PLASTIC FUEL TANKS.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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