Hose Woes

Land Rover Monthly|February 2018

Hose Woes

Hose Woes

In all of my years of Land Rover ownership and driving, breakdowns – yes, I have suffered these numerous times over the past 20 years – never seem to happen close to home. There never is an ideal time for failures to happen, but hundreds of miles from home, towing a fully-laden trailer is usually when it happens.

One might argue that a long journey carrying a full load in the cabin and on the trailer is always going to highlight a weak spot in any Land Rover. I will never forget the turbocharger failure and subsequent runaway engine on a previous Discovery 2 when I was just a few miles out of Holyhead during a run down to Ashtree Land Rover with a load of Defender bulkheads.


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February 2018