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
samething

2 Answers

76,335

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.

55,375

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.

Your Answer

Land Rover Discovery Experts

  • #1
    Simon Briggs
    Reputation
    520
  • #2
    Matt Mankinen
    Reputation
    380
  • #3
    chassy
    Reputation
    360
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Land Rover Range Rover
72 Great Deals out of 4,283 listings starting at $4,500
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,073 Great Deals out of 72,618 listings starting at $1,195
Used Toyota 4Runner
327 Great Deals out of 27,093 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota Land Cruiser
12 Great Deals out of 1,034 listings starting at $5,999

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Land Rover Discovery For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 1,827 listings starting at $50,775

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.