97 disco won't start

Asked by Feb 18, 2017 at 11:31 PM about the 1997 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr SE AWD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Have a 97 disco for a bout a week when I would try
an start it it would almost sound like it was going
to die but usually start on the second try. Changes
the batter seemed to be better then again wouldn't
start till second try then I had it running for maybe
15 min just idling turned it off and wouldn't start
has juice but won't turn. Changed starter am still

2 Answers


If the check engine light is on have the vehicle scanned for any trouble codes. This will let you know what to look at. But I'm thinking a fuel delivery problem. Should have the fuel pressure checked. Possible bad fuel pump, fuel regulator or leaking fuel injectors.


Why on earth would you buy one of those pieces of junk. You will soon be very sorry you purchased it as they are one of the most troublesome vehicles on the road. Best of luck with it.

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