1999 Land Rover Discovery Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Land Rover Discovery

1999 Land Rover Discovery Problems

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.

Sticking Thermostat May Cause Needless Engine Cooling Fan Operation

A sticking thermostat can cause the engine cooling fans to operate even if they are not needed for cooling.

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1999 Land Rover Discovery Questions

How do I fix the automatic gearbox? (3 answers)

I have a 1999 Land Rover which I just bought. Ran fine until it blew a fuse (which we changed) hasn't been running hardly at all since. I can start it somedays but wouldn't trust it to drive. The check engine light is on when started and right before you start it. Now the Manual mode and ...

my car is smoking and squirts water from the engine when I turn it on. (4 answers)

It seems ok when I let it run and then it starts smoking

Why won't the Cruise Control work? (3 answers)

The control on the steering column will not engage.

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1999 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 04V005000
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC AND ELECTRIC BRAKE SYSTEMS," AND NO. 135, "PASSENGER CAR BRAKE SYSTEMS." THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) MODULATOR VALVE COVER RETAINING BOLTS CAN CRACK DUE TO ST...
Recall 02V022000
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, CONTAMINATION OF AN ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) SENSOR CAN CAUSE THE ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) TO INCORRECTLY INTERPRET THE SENSOR SIGNAL, RESULTING IN INAPPROPRIATE ABS ACTIVATION.

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1999 Land Rover Discovery Reviews

I had to put a head gasket on my 2002. Did it myself. Dealer wanted $6k to to the head gasket. This thing runs like a horse and is fun to drive while looking classy.
I own 2 Disc ll and I would have it no other way....01 and 99....if you are willing to research you can cut your cost on repairs if you do the work yourself. It is the saftest car I would put my kids in. Tehy have thier issues but it is the only SUV that can go the distance....the world is it's play ground....

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