Land Rover

Coolant Leak Due to Loose Intake Manifold Bolts on Land Rover Discovery

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The intake manifold can leak coolant externally, however it is not typically due to a gasket failure. The intake manifold bolts tend to come loose and need to be replaced/updated.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 153,500 (143,000–164,000)
11 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
15 people reported this problem
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Check engine light, abs light & tilt control lights on intermittently when car is on in drive and stopped & when lights are on car has trouble accelerating. Once it hits over 50 mph lights go off & drives fine. Problem just started. Car has 2002 engine block & new head gasket, new fuel pump, new water pump, new radiator, new power steering pump, new intake manifold, several new sensors, all within the last 2 years. Brake Master Cylinder, transmission & alternator haven't been replaced.