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I bought my Disco in February with 197k miles.. had no problems whatsoever other than popped fuses & replacing the windshield wiper motor until May.. then my fuel pump went out. replaced it, & it went out again one day later (it was just a faulty pump). replaced it again, no problems for three days, then as I'm driving it to get the oil changed.. trouble hits.

I was coasting at 50mph, when the Disco started revving up to 5,000/6,000 rpms. I took my foot off the accelerator to turn onto a side road & pull over, & the car wouldn't accelerate again.. just revved up to high rpms. got it pushed off the road, & noticed it was leaking transmission fluid from the front of the engine. I'm guessing its a tube or connection gone bad, but I can't find any information to support this.

I need help! I don't want a new car, I want my Disco to get off her menstrual cycle already.
 

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Sounds like you blew one of the tranny cooler hoses that run up to the cooler in front of the radiator.
How mechanical are you?
 

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the cooler line is actually what he said it was. I guess the question would be, are OEM replacements our only option, or is there something that could be done with a part that an auto parts store in the vicinity would carry? I'm so over being without a vehicle.
 

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Have him verify which one it is, make sure the fitting didn't just pop off. If the hose is bad try Atlantic British. If you hubby has any questions, PM me your number and I'll call you.
 

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hubby is home. there's a split in the rubber part of the line directly above the oil filter that goes into the passenger side of the cooler. is there any way to fix that without replacing the entire line?

Mike, a phone call so you guys can talk might be in order.
 

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You would be safer to call Paul as I suggested, at least he can tell you how many miles are on a used line if he were to sell it to you and this is important cause you do not want to put another near totally warn out line in place of the one that has failed.
 

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exactly why I asked. I really just wanted to make sure it was okay to go used. we'll call Paul today, thanks for all your help, Mike!
 

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I can't find any reviews for Miami British.. is it safe going used for this?
Well, I assumed cost was an issue, ergo my recommendation for a used part. New can run anywhere from $85ish to $160 from Atlantic British. On their reputation, I've ordered more than a few things from them, both new and used, and haven't had a bad experience yet.

You would be safer to call Paul as I suggested, at least he can tell you how many miles are on a used line if he were to sell it to you and this is important cause you do not want to put another near totally warn out line in place of the one that has failed.
Good point.
 
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