really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #1

Jan 032008

Discovery II

  • miles
Traveling South of columbus, oh on interstate, going between 55-65 mph. Car began to shake, sudden loud noise (as if tire blew or we hit an object) and we pulled to the side of the road as black smoke billowed up and into the car. Turned off vehicle and exited. Upon inspection the tires were fine. Called aaa and had car towed to nearest Land Rover dealer in dublin, oh. Next day we were told the drive shaft "came apart" and then damaged the transmision and catalytic converter pipe, along with doing extensive damage to the floor board. We were also told that we were "lucky" the car came to a safe stop. Our car was "totaled" as the damages quoted were as much as the car was worth, according to Land Rover dublin. They showed us the kbb price of $10,000 and the damage quote was $8,900. We had the car towed to a relative's home in pa. (it is closer than our home in tn).

- Goodlettsville, TN, USA