1998 Land Rover Discovery Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Land Rover Discovery

1998 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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1998 Land Rover Discovery Questions

Yes the transnfer case just went out on truck is it worth fixing (1 answer)

Why doesn't my 98 discovery start??Which relay under the panel should I change?? (1 answer)

Fuse is ok. Relays at pass kick panel all the same.Dont know which one to change.I Have battery voltage.I have voltage at purple n white now.Only when cranking.Pump was just changed.No voltage at the reset.It cranks but nothing else. Please help??

MY 98 DISCOVERY LE WONT START,FUEL PUMP TESTED W 12V.IT WORKS FINE. (2 answers)

However,there is no power from purple and white at the pump. What could be my problem?? fuses tested ok.Where is the fuel pump relay??Which one is it. There are several. Car cranks but wont run.Please help.I found the pump reset on the firewall.I need power to the pump.

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1998 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 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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1998 Land Rover Discovery Reviews

I bought this car used, and the problems that I mention were already a part of the car. However, it does drives good and for the age of the car it is in good shape physically. However, the cost to repair it is extremely high.

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