Coolant Leak From Throttle Body Deicer on Land Rover Discovery

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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Average mileage: 114,537 (56,000–217,000)
11 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
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MY coolant appears to be missing ?? LOL when the heater on the inside is turned onto auto it overheats ..... The a/c appears to over heat it as well ... Its only sporadic tho and not all the time ,,, I have had the rad , condenser fan , thermostat replaced about 8 mths ago and it came to a stop . and now it appears to be happening again . what do you think .. Also sounds like water swoshing under the dash at times .. Help what is the cause or causes
2003 Land Rover Discovery 110,000 mi,
Coolant leak throttle body have not fixed yet why does it leak
2003 Land Rover Discovery 100,000 mi,
Throttle body leaked coolant, so I bypassed it by pulling off those little hoses and joining them together with copper tubing and hose clamps. This heater is not necessary and is overkill, 'cos even -25 F below zero won't freeze a throttle. I've driven cars and trucks in winter for 30 years and never seen a frozen throttle.
2001 Land Rover Discovery 217,000 mi,
Coolant was leaking onto the engine block.
2000 Land Rover Discovery 87,600 mi,
coolant leaks from throttle body. replaced part, still leaks a little.
2000 Land Rover Discovery 180,000 mi,
coolant smells coming from under truck
1996 buick century leaking antifreeze by throttle body and under the car antifreeze leaking in the middle on the ground.
Throttle body heater(deicer) gasket leak. Smelled like antifreeze ... hose looks like gas line hose! was scary to look at but smelled OK. Thinking about disconnecting the thing.
1999 Land Rover Discovery 120,000 mi,
removed de icer and spliced the two coolant lines together.
2000 Land Rover Discovery 82,000 mi,
Coolant May Leak Under Middle Due to Leaking Throttle Body Deicer
2001 Land Rover Discovery 114,000 mi,
Coolant leaking from deicer under the throttle body. Technician at Big Al's tried to diagnose as a coolant pump failure.
Dealer diagnosed problem. Recommended I replace radiator as well. Second time at dealer for coolant leak repair work. In total, about $3000 fix.
coolant leaks of throttle
2002 Land Rover Discovery 125,000 mi,
coolant leaking from under the middle of engine and running hot.
2001 Land Rover Discovery 56,000 mi,
green coolant 'crust' at loacation of gasket connecting throtle body to engine