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When this happened to me the service advisor slipped and said it happens alot! They are supposed to be checking the chain on the 60,000 mile check up but as I learnwd the hard way..u have to ask for it!
 

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My engine blew at 84,000 for the same timing chain. Dealer and LR were no help. They said it's passed warranty. Had to replace the engine. One of the worse cars I have ever owned. Going back to Audi and Japanese cars. This company does not stand by their cars.
This just happened to me as well on my 2016 Disco Sport with 59K. The car just had it's 60k service and there was no mention of this. I am still waiting to hear if LR is going to cover the new 11k+ engine. I see forums where people speak of this often. Loved the car and no issues until now.....we will see how the customer service portion pans out.
 

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My 2016 Disco Sport timing chain also broke. Mine snapped at 104K miles, which was just outside of the 100K extended warranty that I purchased when I bought the car. I contacted Land Rover and they said it could take several months to get a resolution. I had my trusted mechanic locate a good Evoque engine with 35K on it for $8,250 including pulling the old engine and fully installing the replacement one. I contacted Land Rover again and sent them the photos of the engine, broken timing chain, VIN, etc. After about 3-months they said Land Rover would pay $8,200 toward a new engine installed from a LR dealership. Total cost would be $26K with an $8.2K credit which would be $16K out of pocket for me. I told them no way and I would be looking at alternatives for reimbursement from them.

About 3-weeks after my engine replacement, my mechanic had another customer report a broken Disco Sport timing chain. Obviously the vehicles are cheaply built and they skimp on components anywhere they can to make a profit. Anyone have any suggestions on my next step? Thanks!
My 2016 Disco Sport randomly shut down on the highway going 70mph. We were told that the timing chain skipped causing the pistons to collide, break, and set off a catastrophic chain of events. Our local Land Rover told us that the car would require a new engine between $14k - $16k. The case has been turned over to LR National who is just giving us the runaround while we wait to see what/if any options we have. Of note, my car only has 28k miles on it but has aged out of the standard warranty. I have contacted the law firm who brought a class action against LR for timing chain defects for 2012 and 2014 models.
 

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Interesting that the law suit involving 5 liter V-8 engines ( I believe engines blocks supplied by BMW) would have anything to do with a 2 liter Ford supplied engine
 

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Rachel, can you please provide me the information to the law firm that is handling this class action suit. I would like to join it. I will send you a private message with my contact information. Thanks, Paul.
 

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My 2016 Disco Sport randomly shut down on the highway going 70mph. We were told that the timing chain skipped causing the pistons to collide, break, and set off a catastrophic chain of events. Our local Land Rover told us that the car would require a new engine between $14k - $16k. The case has been turned over to LR National who is just giving us the runaround while we wait to see what/if any options we have. Of note, my car only has 28k miles on it but has aged out of the standard warranty. I have contacted the law firm who brought a class action against LR for timing chain defects for 2012 and 2014 models.
Rachel, can you please provide me the information to the law firm that is handling this class action suit. I would like to join it. I will send you a private message with my contact information. Thanks, Paul.
 
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