1997 Land Rover Discovery Repair and Maintenance

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

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1997 Land Rover Discovery
$
449
to $
732
1997 Land Rover Discovery
$
533
to $
708
1997 Land Rover Discovery
$
113
to $
146
1997 Land Rover Discovery
$
1,145
to $
1,900
1997 Land Rover Discovery
$
366
to $
868

1997 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.

Sticky Ignition Switch May Cause Keys to Stick or Break

A sticky ignition switch can cause the ignition key to become stuck, and possibly break during operation.

"No drive condition" due to internal failure of front differential
Internal failure of the front differential can cause a condition where the vehicle may be in gear but does not move ("no drive condition").

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1997 Land Rover Discovery Questions

Trying to stop an oil leak from the small black sensor on the back of the engine (1 answer)

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.

my dash lights and head lights have been lightly blinking for a while, recently (1 answer)

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.

Block test, new water pump, fans, hoses overheats after 25 min. 55 mph driving. (3 answers)

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

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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